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Friends Restaurant

Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good6%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible67%
23 May 2017
6 Apr 2017
“Average ”
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They don't show even menu when you take seat and induce you to order shwarma and humus. Finally I had to pay 198 nis for two shwarma and humus with coke. The quality of food is very low though. I wanted to call police.

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish we would’ve looked this place up before we went. The employees there suck and overcharge!! My husband and I had never tried falafel and saw this place near by. We were starving so decided to give it a shot. We only wanted a...More

Thank Nadia B
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Had a shawarma there and the bill was ridiculous. Three other customers argued with the employees about the bill that we saw. The owners were extremely threatening and were very close to assaulting one of the guests. There were a lot of customers there so...More

Thank Johan S
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Yes, same as everyone else, being invited to enter with a smile, and then getting made up prices charging you even for going to the toilet. Thieves!!!! Avoid if you are lucky enough to read all the massively negative reviews.

Thank Lord S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I'm not going to repeat everyone else's experience because I fell for it too. As a seasoned traveler I should have been concerned that we weren't given a menu but when the price came to 260 for what was basically fast food I almost went...More

Thank Larry I
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Old City is FULL of great food and wonderful service, this restaurant is not one of them. Avoid it and go back into the Old City and look at all the other reviews on Trip Advisor for great places to eat, at a fraction...More

Thank Nicolas E
Reviewed 8 September 2017

People , read the reviews before you go !!! I did the same mistake ..just walked in....this is a scam not a restaurant . They charge for everything that is ALWAYS included in any Israeli restaurant ! food is pretty bad too...shwarma is dry and...More

1  Thank Mitch_Ber
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Our bill was 182. They charge bread 25, humus 15 everything they offer. You think its includ but is not. They dont bring the menu. Dont go!!!

Thank Kaleno
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Well, Tripadvisor needs a new grade option. This so called " restaurant " deserves minus 5 .... The food is nothing special. The prices are 3 Michelin star level ... No menu... no service...no AC ...bunch of liars meant to rip off the tourists .

2  Thank nathan885
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Unreal - liars, overcharged and mislead us as if it is their last chance to make money. The restaurant was empty, no wonder why. We should have checked their ratings prior to coming. Careless attitude, rude service, food not even that good. Beware!!!!

3  Thank juliete777
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  • Address: Chain Street, Old City | Western Wall St. No. 98, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Muslim Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Muslim Quarter
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