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Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice restaurant but I think it is over rated. the food is nice and not amazing, also it is not as good as it used to be.

Thank Casillero_del_Diablo
Jerusalem, Israel
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277 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location is in an Arab Israeli village close to the Jerusalem Tel Aviv highway a recommended stop on the way is Majdi,a combination of local Arab cuisine with modern influences,delicious food with a view and a real experience!

Thank orenrosenfeld
Omer, Israel
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249 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In an area known mainly for the middle-east equivalent of burger restaurants (mediocre at best) this is a nice surprise. It offers "chef transformed" arab fares, original but very tasty. We had lamb meatballs with cuscus (the best I had in Israel - and I can barely stand cuscus!) and a great contraption built like a Kube with some original... More 

Thank julo972
Jerusalem, Israel
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Majda should be in the hall of fame in Israel's cullinary map. The food is excuisite and unique. The cheff of the restaurant - Yaakoob is putting his mind to every detail in the food. And the result is exiting. Recomended!

1 Thank ronnie c
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

An amaxing place. Yakub and Michal are so great and nice. But very poor for vegan! The place is vell designed. Pleade add vegan dishes...

Thank GveganA
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We arrived at the restaurant in the evening, the restaurant is located in the heart of the village lanes and offers a place to sit on the porch or inside. Arab-Palestinian food, very fresh and very high quality. We were alone in the restaurant and enjoyed every minute.

Thank shimons7
Jerusalem, Israel
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115 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Poor cooking, slow service, no airconditioning in hot weather- not worth the trouble of getting there

Thank David Z
Tel Aviv, Israel
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We had a highly enjoyable dinner at Majda's. The atmosphere is friendly and laid back. We loved the orchard in which the tables are located, the simple and authentic furniture but especially loved the food. They offer an original twist of known dishes, with a great use of seasonal ingredients. Practically everything we ordered ranged from very good, to amazing.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

In ein rafa you are in the Jerusalem hills, sitting under a tree and having your repass biblical style. We were there in the relatively early morning (9 am) just about when this restaurant opens. Great pleasure! NB: thos place only open on Fridays and Saturdays

Thank wLevi
Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Majda is definitely a special restaurant. This was our second time here and we came back to this charming place full of atmosphere. The menu is limited, but the variety is reasonable and the dishes that we chose were very tasty. Only this time, we were overwhelmed by the prices. I am not sure whether I felt Majda was so... More 

Thank Dandy075

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ein Raffa, Abu Ghosh, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Abu Ghosh
  • Phone Number: +972-25797108
inside a village 10 minutes from jerusalem, very hipe, very popular, amazing food.

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