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Istanbul Samer - Turkish Shawerma

5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
+972 2-627-5511
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 May 2018
“Everyone needs to meet Samer -- and have a fantastic shwarma”
5 Apr 2018
“Amazing food and fantastic staff ”
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Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly
5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We sort if got here randomly, by walking the wrong direction to the Old City, but good thing we did, as it was one of the best chicken shwarma sandwiches I've ever had. Not to mention the fries were delicious (I know, I know -...More

Thank ninska_10
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We have been in Jerusalem craving proper shawarma for days now , and found this tiny gem around Damascus gate of the old city , if you crave shawarma make sure you pay them a visit .

2  Thank Dunia B
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Very delicious, clean and friendly staff Speacially meat pitta you should try it as well as his tasty wrap

1  Thank Dania T
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This Turkish restaurant makes the best chicken shawarma sandwich in Jerusalem. It was so good that I ate there twice. Great service and delicious food at a good price.

1  Thank Toffeemao
istanbul4u_JRS, Owner at Istanbul Samer - Turkish Shawerma, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you Toffeemao for your stop at our place TWICE. I glad we were able to live up to your expectations. Hope you visit us again. Samer

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant at the mid of East Jerusalem easy to reach. Good food and tasty, ask for mix lafa you will enjoy it...

Thank Darwihs
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Fantastic Shwarma. Nice, helpful service. Clean. Not expensive. A good place to pick up a quick sandwich when not wanting to sit down for a full restaurant meal.

1  Thank Janet S
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Right across from our hotel, this was the first place we went for lunch and the Shwarma pita was excellent.

1  Thank bkdowns
Reviewed 1 April 2016

this restaurant make the best shawarma sandwiches in town, Its a small place and friendly people....

2  Thank Feras N
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Looking for the best shawarma in Israel? Here it is. A great little place buzzing with the hungry throughout the day. They pretty much have everything and even a few specialties one does not normally experience here in the ME. There's a great vibe here,...More

2  Thank rhizomecowboy
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Very quick and chatting attender.small restaurant little space for eating inside. clean and nice music.

2  Thank Addar_H
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US$5 - US$10
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Takeout, Delivery, Seating
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10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 al-Zahra Street, Jerusalem 9762900, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-5511
"Jerusalem's First Turkish Restaurant that specializes in "Doner Kebab" also known as "Shawerma" served with wide selection of freshly made Mediterranean Salads. Located on Zahra street across from National Hotel - Jerusalem
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