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12 Shmuel Hanagid, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-622-2283
12:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 18:30 - 00:00
Fri 12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:30 - 00:00
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good quality of food and good service. I went there around 7pm and the tables were empty but by 7:30pm, all the tables were occupied. Price is high but I think it's worth it.

Thank Piccola G
Jerusalem, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Food, the Place .. all in all Superb !!! When art of food preparation takes place in a beautiful building, which is home to the arts, there is a combination of excellent taste and a special atmosphere. Highly recommended !

Thank Lavissimo
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful ambiance and food. We ate in the back courtyard. Very intimate. The staff were awesome, informative, and professional. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Rob L
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I regularly go to this restaurant, which I consider one of the finest in town. However last night our dishes were were just too salty, which ruined the fine taste of the quality ingredients. The cooks seemed to have been excessively keen on sprinkling everything with rock salt - which I normally love, but this was really over the top.... More 

Thank agiradeau
Syosset, New York
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279 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We almost missed the building but the restaurant is in a courtyard which is stunning. The food is terrific. The lamb ragout was the best. The sea bass special terrific. The cardamom ice cream some of the best I have had

Thank stentdoc
new york, new york
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends and concierges recommended Mona. Totally underwhelmed. Outside garden is pretty. Menu was boring and similar to every other restaurant. We got asada balls new on the menu. Unremarkable. We got the pasta special - agnolotti - pasta was undercooked and the stuffing was cold. Don't even remember the other entree we got, which says it all. Wish we had... More 

Thank sassyclax1968
Tel Aviv
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated an anniversary. The restaurant is located in the center of Jerusalem in an old building with a nice garden. The menu seemed promising but ... I ordered a beef fillet that arrived cold and my friend ordered chicken in butter that was absolutely tasteless. An unpleasant experience

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Mona is a place you go too if you want to enjoy great food and even better atmosphere. They serve fine food that doesn't pretend to be something that is not. Service is good. Winters was kind and know what she was talking about. I will definitely come back

Thank cmilrod81
Tel Aviv, Israel
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food was very good, the atmosphere was very pleasant. When in Jerusalem, go there, you will not regret it!

Thank TouristinParisFrance
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere...one of the best restaurants in Jerusalem, very pleasant and friendly bar

Thank ronenshamir

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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, European, Israeli, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:30
18:00 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Shmuel Hanagid, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem>  > Nachla'ot
  • Neighbourhood: Nachla'ot
  • Phone Number: +972 2-622-2283

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