We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Amigo Emil

Al Khanqa street | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem 9119100, Israel
+972 2-628-8090
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (30 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
“kebab” (11 reviews)
Open Now
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Al Khanqa street | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem 9119100, Israel
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (430)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We especially loved the eggplant appetizer, pita and the hummus. To add to the charm of this place, the owner, Costandi, was very warm and gracious, answering our many questions about the cuisine. We highly recommend this place.

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten many times over the years at Amigo Emil while exploring Jerusalem. The interior is rustic with exposed stone walls and arches, just as a cafe in the Old City should look. The tables are beautiful, inlaid with painted tiles. The service is...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place we chose for our farewell dinner. It was really good choice! Fresh food, nice prices, home wine was not the best we had, but it was OK. Nice waiters and Christmas decorations did the job :)

Thank MartinO0o7
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A wonderful little place in the Christian quarters of the old city of Jerusalem, along Via Dolorosa and not far from New gate. It is a beautiful place, decorated with traditional Palestinian artifacts and photographs. Just love the tables in different mosaics. Food is wonderful...More

Thank Helena L
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Had a great dining experience while traveling in Jerusalem...host was very accommodating and eager to please! Highly recommend.

Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was the highest quality meal I had during my stay in Jerusalem. The food was excellent. The fish was amazing and very fresh. Service was excellent as well. I would definitely go back and recommend this restaurant to anyone traveling to this part of...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Really like the feel of the place, it's comfortable and cozy. There were 14 of us and most seemed to enjoy their meal. I'm not complainting and I would go there again if I'm in town. However, I was a little disappointed with my order....More

Thank Gladysreesmith
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Best middle eastern food ever. So delicious. No complaints at all. Will recommend this Restaurant. Staff very friendly and obliging. Great atmosphere.

Thank sandraybastoli
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Good pricing for dishes. delicious local food. Owner came to say thank you. People as all Israelis were very nice.

Thank Kristine C
Reviewed 12 February 2018

really liked the food and atmosphere. i ordered the qidreh, and the chicken was perfectly seasoned and accompanied well with the yogurt. the owner thanked us personally for eating there and was willing to provide help us out if need be, which i appreciated. will...More

Thank hakunamatataxD
Nearby HotelsSee all 100 hotels in Jerusalem
Gloria Hotel
428 reviews
.30 km away
New Imperial Hotel
334 reviews
.31 km away
Knights Palace
100 reviews
.38 km away
Notre Dame Guest House
640 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tala Hummus and Falafel
384 reviews
.32 km away
419 reviews
.33 km away
Austrian Hospice
307 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Old City of Jerusalem
10,962 reviews
.28 km away
Made in Israel Tours
12 reviews
.10 km away
Christ's Tomb
684 reviews
.10 km away
Christian Quarter
475 reviews
.15 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from eliruz | Reviewed this property |
No reservation required for us, but we went in three people at about 9 pm. If you're in many people, it's better to make a reservation
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Khanqa street | Christian Quarter, Jerusalem 9119100, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-628-8090
  • E-mail
In Jerusalem Old City from New Gate down
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing