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Rehov Yaffo 113, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-631-0050
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“meatballs” (17 reviews)
“chicken” (19 reviews)
“fish balls” (4 reviews)
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rehov Yaffo 113, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed yesterday

We made a spur of the moment decision to eat lunch out and chose HaMotzi. My husband had walked by it one day and said it looked "interesting", it has Algerian food, and we should try it. So, in we walked. They were BUSY. Thinking...More

Thank RachelLev613
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food, drink, and service are all solid, with some standout items (try the chicken pastillas). Depending on the night, you may need a reservation, but a visit is worth it.

Thank TheRat
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant was as close as it gets to a Moroccan grandmother cooking for you! great unique experience, will be back next time that I am in Jerusalem

Thank Ghetzroni
Reviewed 6 days ago

After being a few times in this lively restaurant with North African cuisine I elected as my favorite dish the beef sofrito which is served generously baked together with potatos and almonds and come with a side option. The Algerian meat balls were also delicious,...More

Thank Luciana W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crowded. You'll struggle to get a table and I wonder why... Loud arabic music, Waiters are not particularly kind. Food average our dishes were served cold. Very expensive (1 mezzanine, 2 mains, 2 beers around 400 nis = 100 euros) and unfavorable value for money

Thank Gitanillos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you've gotten your fill of the omnipresent fattoush salads and hummus in your trip in Israel, you should try Hamotzi. We were recommended to go by a local, who says this is considered one of the best restaurants in Jerusalem (by locals). Israel is...More

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked in on a Thursday evening and were happy to get in as the place was busy. Were seated upstairs, which was very hot, first at a table that rocked ridiculously, then moved ourselves to a stable table. Room was very, very loud, especially during...More

Thank NCtravelerWS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nicely decorated, walls with food recipes, nice and polite service, very tasty, good selection of food. Very reasonable pricing

Thank YakovShulman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the food was not good as we expected. We ordered the 'Choufleur – fried cauliflower in tahini and homemade harissa' (we did not get the harissa but amba. This was the best dish out of the 4 we got), 'Spicy salmon chreimeh' (the salmon...More

Thank nadavit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really good and testy lunch. We order the day specials: meorav shel avi -harira soup & sambusak all of them we recomend!

Thank Meir P
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Amanda L
19 June 2015|
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Response from Ronnie B | Reviewed this property |
As promised, I phoned the restaurant and was notified that the establishment has a Kashrut certificate from the Jerusalem Rabinate and their supplies are according to the Shmita laws. If you need additional and specific... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
9:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rehov Yaffo 113, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-631-0050
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