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Pundak Ein Karem

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21 Ha-Ma'ayan | Ein Karem, Jerusalem 9590313, Israel
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+972 73-782-2976
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Jerusalem, Israel
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a private room on the second floor 30 guests celebrated the 85th birthday of the family grandmother at a Friday lunch

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Thank 534rankin
Eilat, Israel
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111 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch seven people the place is nice the food is ok not more not less the biggest problem is the service ! Very low graded service. Pizza came cold and we sent it to warm it up. I'm sure that you can find better places Not cheap approx 30$ per person no wine. No Deserts ....

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Thank David B
Jerusalem, Israel
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

For 50 years I have often been to this restaurant and never received such treatment before. We were told that our reservation was from 6.30 to 8.30. The service was slow. At 8.15 after we had been trying to engage the attention of at least one of the waiters the woman in charge told us that we had to leave... More 

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Thank natanya10
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This place goes for rustic European-style cuisine - and they are good at it. They could have probably caramelized onions for the onion soup more, and stuffed mushroom lost some of their shine with batter but the steak was perfect! Cream sauce was excellent - with a nice pepper bite. One thing - they did not have to rush dishes... More 

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Thank Mark G
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Off the main drag in Ein Karem there's a very pretty restaurant that doesn't specialize in Humus and salads. Weird, right? This is a place where adults can meet and have a great meal (I had the St. Peter's fish that was outstanding...and have the mashed potatoes). We went early so the parking was no problem.

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Thank Charley W
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We got there on a cold Shabbat, sat outside, ordered hot beef stew, homemade bread, focaccia, and all was very very good. Great scenery, nice calm atmosphere. Recommended.

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Thank MSISR01
Jerusalem, Israel
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Came alone to read a book and have some supper. The restaurant was about 1/3 full. It's very spacious, clean and pleasantly designed, the staff were just friendly enough, bolognese and side salad arrived very promptly and were very tasty. Prices are reasonable, atmosphere very indifferent. The only thing was, after I'd asked for the bill the waiter suddenly came... More 

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Thank MrsC123456
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner. The service is really below par, we ordered 2 main dishes, one came 15 minutes before the other. The wine was spoiled, we got a different glass. They gave us a check without even asking for it (and without having being offered dessert). Will not come again.

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Thank Liron L
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303 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Our group of about 50 (!!) had a party here. It was dinner time. We were given a pre-planned menu and everything was delicious. We had a flat pizza type bread baked in their brick oven, drizzled with olive oil and Israeli spices (za'atar, to be precise). We were given two delicious green salads for each table, one a typical... More 

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Thank bkramer947
White Mountains, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We sat for breakfast, ordered a salad and coffee and asked for cold water. Salad arrived, no water or coffee. We had to remind the waiter more than once to get our coffee. Never got the homemade bread that was supposed to be part of the salad.

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Thank Dotan E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Israeli, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ha-Ma'ayan | Ein Karem, Jerusalem 9590313, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 73-782-2976

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?