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Al Dente

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50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
+972 2-625-1479
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 11:30
Fri 10:00 - 17:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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1 Thank silvi a
Jerusalem
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank David R
chicago
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36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank hoby1kanobee
Saint Louis, Missouri
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75 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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1 Thank jackie g
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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

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1 Thank Avi-lu
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

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

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1 Thank Muli D
Israel
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

it was better in the past(did it change management ?) the place is small and therefore has an intime atmosphere. Pasta and diary/veggy menu I should check again

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Jerusalem, Israel
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Very close to down town, for many years now hides Al Dente - the place looks modest , nothing too fancy. The staff is very friendly and professional. The food is just great! Don't come there alone, come as a hungry group, and share! Try as many different dishes as u can. The starters and salads are Good, very good... More 

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2 Thank DrErez_Netanely
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a trip to Jerusalem one day to explore. Soon, everyone was hungry and we wanted to have some good Italian food. We searched around us and found this restaurant. The food overall was excellent and dessert even better. We ordered one tiramisu+two chocolate fondants and devoured both in no time. It was so good we went... More 

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1 Thank Anaya B
Jerusalem, Israel
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Small intimate atmosphere with few tables. Important to reserve in advance. We ordered a pasta and a salad, both were delicious. The dishes are not your typical fare and more original than similar restaurants. The service was helpful and efficient. The desert (Tiramisu) was especially delicious.

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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
Italian, Mediterranean, Kosher
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 11:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 11:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 11:30
Friday
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?