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Samara Restaurant

) #221 of 599 Restaurants in Jerusalem ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Middle Eastern
23 Jaffa, Jerusalem 9199907, Israel
+972 2-628-2050
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good56%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“fries” (3 reviews)
“baklava” (2 reviews)
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Middle Eastern
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23 Jaffa, Jerusalem 9199907, Israel
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Reviews (44)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located just inside Jaffa gate this restaurant serves up tasty sandwiches on pita bread with salad and fries. Air conditioned with clean restrooms. Cash only.

Thank jekcpa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for a quick bite to eat sitting down. Good menu of salads and sandwiches. We ate there twice and enjoyed ourselves both times. We stayed 9 nights at the New Imperial Hotel which is just doors away. Pleasant atmosphere.

1  Thank Candy G
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Meeting a tour group at Jaffa gate and wanted to grab a quick bite before tour. We had a variety of sandwiches (turkey, club, hot dog). All come with French fries and a small salad (really just lettuce, slice of tomato and cucumber). The total...More

1  Thank pttpw
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

On the way back from saint Jacob (Иакова) church of Armenian quarter of Jerusalem we stopped by for dining, since Armenian tavern was close. I will need to credit the place for a simple and tasty items on Menu that they offer, hummus, mutabal, spaghetti...More

1  Thank Artak977
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Regularly visit Jerusalem once or twice a year and I always stop for lunch here Good friendly service wifi great aircon Good range of foods and wine Its right @ Jaffa Gate so eat before or after your visit to the Old City

1  Thank Con B
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Air conditioned, relaxing, and friendly staff, Samara is situated near the gate and just steps away from the hustle and bustle of the market. A great menu of items suited to the variety of pilgrims, shoppers, and visitors from all over the world. The staff...More

1  Thank Leah G
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We felt so welcome at this restaurant. The setting was delightful, as you can sit and enjoy all the people coming and going from the Jaffa Gate and the food was excellent. The owner spent time with us and shared how he has owned this...More

1  Thank Maui1221
Reviewed 26 January 2016

After walking around the Christian quarter we asked a shopkeeper for a restaurant recommendation and he said to go to Samara Restaurant.sThe waiter greeted us and seated us and gave us a menu that was pretty complete in its offerings. We selected a chicken kabob...More

1  Thank georwc
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Really good stop after a long day in the old city. Really enjoyed it. The mixed grill and Greek salad were excellent.....

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Second time here in 2 years yummy burger (lamb/beef) wine is quite pricey but a welcome haven to relax imbibe and eat after a long day of the Old City of Jerusalem

Thank Con B
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Jaffa, Jerusalem 9199907, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-628-2050