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4 Mashiyah Barukhof St, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-631-0050
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Im a local and I went there for a business lunch. For 65₪ u can get a main, a glass of juice and a small desert. The food is tasty, but u have to love this type of food to fully enjoy. The same goes for sweets.

Thank aliasai
Ramat Yishay, Israel
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This chef restaurant is renowned for its non-fanciness and authenticity. Maybe that was the reason for the somewhat slow and inattentive service. I had there lunch with my wife and a friend. They appeared to like their dishes but I was quite disappointed from my own dish because of the low quality of the meat in it. However the prices... More 

Thank Shaynr
Rosh Pina, Israel
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We arrived around 10pm Thursday evening and weren't quite sure that we would get a table. Luckily enough a table had just become available as we arrived. The food was excellent and they had a quartet playing outside in the alley. The resturant is in an alley which makes a good atmoshphere along with the band. the service was excellent... More 

Thank Deborah B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

a quaint restaurant with friendly service and fabulous food we can all hope to get at home (meatballs, stuffed vegetables, roast etc.). the whole place has a very unique atmosphere. will definitely go again

Thank taliyekutiel
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my wife found this restaurant by chance, average food but very poor service. We found our own seats ( nobody to seat us) We were waiting a while before anyone took our order. Once our meals arrived they were ok, once finished we asked for the bill (had a bus to catch), we waited 10 minutes for the... More 

Thank Eddy S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The décor is lovely, but the food was not up to par. It was simply drowned oil. The residential street out back was littered with restaurant garbage and reeked of oil. I felt bad for whoever lives there...

Thank Shoshana L
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Personnel here is not as friendly as one would welcome, but the place is clean, has its own personality and the food is good. Too expensive though if considering the overall experience.

Thank Gabriele Z
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13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We'd heard great things about HaMotzi, but frankly we like a lot of other places better. Granted, we were there on a busy Thursday evening. But the staff is working way too hard and the service is very slowwwww. There are people clamoring for their tables and reservations and the whole place is a little unorganized. The restaurant is also... More 

Thank JKO1111
Nahalal, Israel
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

To be honest, we did not know its an chef restaurant, nor did we know its avi levi's, who won the 2 episode of masterchef.We just entered a small restaurant close to machaneh jehudas market to eat homy oriental food and the plates of the guests looked appealing. As we sat there and saw his cooking book and the menu... More 

Thank jasmingg
Jerusalem, Israel
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Came for lunch with a group of friends, we were cast in a side room and had slow and unattentive service, but quite loud music. Food was average, a bit too oily and too spicy and cannot be considered a fine Morrocoan cuisine, more like Moroccan mama home kitchen, nothing really to write home about. Pricy!

Thank sevenram

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Moroccan, Kosher
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Mashiyah Barukhof St, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-631-0050

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