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Jenina

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10, avenue Franklin Roosevelt, Algiers, Algeria
+213 21 61 40 26
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sat - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
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Algiers, Algeria
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As with most of the more expensive restaurants in Algiers, you go for the surroundings and because you can get a glass of wine with your meal, rather than for what is on the plate. Five of us had a pleasant evening, but it was not a great gastronomic experience. To start we shared two of the Brik. They looked... More 

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Thank SusanH021
Shanghai
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68 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As this restaurant serves alcohol the door has by law to be locked and will only be opened to you when you ring the bell high on the wall to your right! Once we had overcome this difficulty we were rewarded with local food that was cooked and served with passion and attention. The lamb tagine with plums and almonds... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Nice authentic Algerian atmosphere. Food is good also, Algerian fare. Service also. Nice place for authentic Algerian cuisine in a private setting.

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Thank WouterAmstel
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Excellent vibe, superb food and great service. Owner makes the experience complete! Thank you Allegorie for introducing us!

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Italy
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great location, in refurbished Ottoman building. Typical Algerian cooking well described by skilled waiters. Absolutely to taste "mechoui" and "tajin" (lamb based), with dessert. Surely I'll back.

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Thank ViatorErrantis
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I was entertained by my colleagues at Jenina. Very good menu with wide choices of local cuisine. I had a delicious couscous with chicken - tender and tasty. Service was excellent. Decor was great and gave a good feeling of what the architecture was like. Well recommended.

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Thank Camilla L
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The place is located in Algiers Center, we actually spent time on the internet looking for a good place to have a local food like Couscous and we ended up choosing Jenina Restaurant, The decor inside is cool but not well maintained, the table was broke and we even had difficulties enjoying our food because of that! The service is... More 

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Redwood City, California
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144 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The food and ambiance here is awesome. One of the coolest places I experience in Northern Africa. I had squids and grilled prawns. As a dessert some sort of rice pudding that was to die for. I would love to get the recipe.

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant tucked away in Algiers. Booking is almost essential. Food is of a very high quality and service is friendly. They also serve alcohol which is great! The only downsides are that it takes a long time to get a drink and they don't accept cards (most places don't in Algeria)

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Kenya
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Good food, great Ambiance, good service. A classy place to experience Algerian food in style. Serves very good wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10, avenue Franklin Roosevelt, Algiers, Algeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Algeria  >  Algiers Province  >  Algiers
  • Phone Number: +213 21 61 40 26

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