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Al Dente

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50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
+972 2-625-1479
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 11:30
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
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Kemp, Texas, United States
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our group had a lovely lunch, a salad that tasted freshly picked that morning, lots of fresh vegetables, freshly made pasta, pizza, and wonderful desserts. The atmosphere is pleasant and easy to have normal conversation. We felt like we were in a good friend's home. Highly recommend!

Thank Kari T
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have going to this restaurant for years and its still our favorite. off the beaten path, clean, intimate, great food , great service.

1 Thank brendann20
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were in Jerusalem for 5 nights, and ate at Al Dente twice. It is a small local resturant that seats about 30 people. The staff and food are excellent. It is about 5-10 minutes from the King David Hotel, but both taxi drivers had trouble finding the location. Any item on the Evening Special is excellent, as are all... More 

2 Thank ken h
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had a quick lunch on a cold winter day. Minestrone was outstanding and tagliatelle very tasty. Friendly service fair prices

1 Thank PaulPauwen
Jerusalem, Israel
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. Delicious fresh pasta dishes, all prepared with a special touch by the extremely talented chef Asi. The antipasti is colourful and tasty, the polenta mixed with spinach is a must, and the desserts are something to remember..... The place is intimate, peaceful, with beautiful music and setting. We'll be back!

1 Thank silvi a
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We have always had great dining experiences at Al Dente, but now its even better,.A new chef and revised menu make this a choice location. Somewhat off the tourist map, this restaurant is prized by locals and students, providing excellent choices at reasonable prices. A well thought out wine selection adds a further level of charm. Put this one on... More 

2 Thank David R
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It's been a few years since we've been in Israel and we looked forward to our dinner at our favorite Italian restaurant in the world, Al Dente hoping nothing had changed over the years. Fortunately, it may even be better though that's hard to fathom based on how much I rave about our past experiences at this restaurant. It is... More 

2 Thank hoby1kanobee
Saint Louis, Missouri
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80 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My sister and I went here for the Business lunch which included an appetizer and main.We ordered a pizza with eggplant and a noodle dish with fresh sardines. Both were yummy as well as the appetizers. This restaurant is also kosher.

2 Thank jackie g
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

This is an Italian great place. The chaff Asi is very creative , friendly, and great host We goes there often, trying new dishes , always great. Try the risotto , the fish , salad Love it Avi

2 Thank Avi-lu
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

we celebrated my mother birthday here, The food was amazing!!! Excellent service with a smile! Highly recommended!!!

2 Thank Muli D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-1479

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