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Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
02-2741897
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Guam, Mariana Islands
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327 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Restaurant loved by locals so it must be good. We were satisfied with the food...just the basic Palestinian cuisine but fresh and tasty.

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Thank Anna M
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

its the best place to get your meals in when you are looking for oriental food. i advice to try it. they are using fresh meats and they cooking (BBQ) in front of you. Salads are great and main course as well... great Service and friendly people who are running the restaurant.....

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Thank Martin H
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The kebabs at this place are so delicious. My wife had chicken breast one (45 NIS) and I had lamb kebeb (shashlik on the menu for 50 NIS). Our waiter was very friendly and kind. Definitely recommend this place. (They accept credit in case you wonder).

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Thank Valera S
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

last time I was there - it was winter - and this place was warm and welcoming - regular salads - were a highlight and absolutely the most delicious ... full and busy - created a happy time for everyone - staff multitasking and attentive .. hotels in the area and easy walk from any one of them ... ate... More 

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Thank Jane H
Amman, Jordan
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We've been in this part of the world for a few days now and we are constantly struggling with the unavailability of fresh food (it's either canned, frozen or processed). This restaurant serves fresh food. A huge treat here! The meat here is absolutely delicious and perfectly cooked. Prices are very affordable. Alcohol served here. Service is excellent and staff... More 

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Thank Alpooch
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Great food and friendly people. We had great Shwarma and lots of fun trying to bridge the language challenges. A great experience.

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Thank Paul H
Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

it was a really nice place to eat with good foo and reasonable prices the only thing I didn't like it was a bit noisy ad no private lace for talking

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Thank Salah-Abulaban
Haifa, Israel
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202 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

good location ; near thejacirpalacehotel & paradise hotel aswell. the food is fresh ; the owners are thesame as 30 years. salades & kebab good choice.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

This place was local for us to walk to. We had a delicious meal here. Everything freshly made. We ended up with about 10 plates on the table. Couldnt fault it

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Thank BIENTOT_7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

We are traveling in Israel, and we had a great dinner. The staff were very courteous and the food was great. We would highly reccomend this restaurant.

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Thank Dan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manger Street, Bethlehem, Palestinian Territories
  • Location: Middle East  >  Palestinian Territories  >  West Bank  >  Bethlehem
  • Phone Number: 02-2741897

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