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13 King George, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-625-4540
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 19:00
Fri 08:00 - 15:00
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suburbs of Philadelphia
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We were walking around deciding where we were going for lunch. This, kosher "Little Corner" was busy and the food on the tables looked good, so we sat. Well, what a surprise. This was in the top for us of best lunch. We got hummus with meat on top, which we never had before and LOVED! We also got schnitzel.... More 

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Malcesine, Italy
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215 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Jerusalem and Pinati belong together. Hummus with meat (!) is unbeatable, also the Moussaka is very good. Service is very quick and excellent (it's not a place to calm down...). Still love it!

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Thank Werdi L
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

On previous visits to Jerusalem we discovered this little but incredibly popular hummus joint. On the day I called for some hummus to take away it was as busy as ever. When I bought the hummus the gentlemen that run the place were very quick to tell me that it should be put in the fridge for at least one... More 

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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for the best Israeli home made tasting food, this is the place. I've been to Jerusalen about 5 times this visit and ate here each time. The must haves: kube soup, cuscus, hummus and meatballs. If you are there in Friday than must have the red Kube. This is not a fancy restaurant. Very basic and... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is a small restaurant and very busy. Service was quick and very good. Food was good but not a large selection. We had mousakka. the hummus was very good and pita was fresh. I would go back again.

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Sydney, Australia
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202 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Simple bland humus. Meat on top was oddly spiced. Very over sweet grape juice and side dishes not as fresh as I remember. Better options these days in Jerusalem

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Context is everything. In most other cities of the world, this place would take the crown for best hummus. Not in Jerusalem. It's a tasty, solid, casual hummus joint, just overshadowed by the competition. I had heard this was one of the best, but Ben Sira, Abu Shukri, Lina, Tala, and even upstart Benchuk (to name just a few) give... More 

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Cape Town
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is the 'original' Pinati store which later became a franchise, it's basically Sephardi home cooking, fresh on a daily basis. They serve more than a thousand fresh portions every day in a small space. Not only is the place authentic, the same cooks and waitstaff have been there since the beginning. Apparently the original pots they started with are... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

It's a must when visiting Jerusalem. Low key, great Hummus and all that goes with is. very busy all the time, friendly service. I go often first thing when I arrive in Jerusalem. Good place for a quick and good bite to eat

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Thank kathrin m
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Went here for a snack and this was a nice small restaurant. Good place to burn an hour. Staff did rush us out because they needed more tables.

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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, Israeli, Vegan Options, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 King George, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-4540

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