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Sima's Restaurant

82 Agripas, Jerusalem 9451305, Israel
+972 53-809-4259
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“soups” (8 reviews)
“grilled meat” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Steakhouse, Grill, Israeli, Kosher
$$ - $$$
82 Agripas, Jerusalem 9451305, Israel
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2017

Look in the shuk, the bazaar/marketplace in the fabulous Machne Yehuda district for outstanding and outlandish restaurants and food. Sima is a classic and we ate there on several recommendations. The place is neat and sparcely decorated but nice enough for lunch or dinner out....More

Thank Abe S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You sit down at this Jerusalem "Shuk" restaurant and are presented with 15 free salads, heaping authentic dishes of Jerusalem mix, grilled baby chicken etc. as was the case 50 years ago. Great energy. Food delicious and authentic. You here to eat? You came to...More

Thank morristNewYorkCity
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Its not a gourmet restaurant, but a nice place to have a good meal. The service was just excellent !

Thank antismoker
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It is just a diner, so don't expect a fine setting. However the staff is super friendly and I had definitely the best grilled meat in Israel!

Thank Marko1103
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food! So fresh and tasty. Recommended!! Israeli food. Plenty of food. Nice and clean restaurant.

Thank Theresesa
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide took us to have lunch at Sima's. It is a very low key place, not fancy at all and with great food. We felt like locals. The hummus was delicious but one of the highlights was the tahini sauce that comes with...More

Thank Jlaranj
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Yummy.... not a great looking spot but the soft pita and melt-in -your-mouth grill will compensate. We love the mixed grill- schwarma and baby chicken... love it

Thank JustJulieNYC
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I know this restaurant for more than 30 years. Although we are not Jerusalemites, we return again and again to this restaurant. Sima's restaurant is widely known mainly due grilled dishes and soups that are delicious, prepared to the special taste and tradition in Jerusalem.

Thank Asher R
Reviewed 11 January 2017

During Chanukah, when my husband and I were in Jerusalem, we acted like vacationing tourists and ate out in a few restaurants, as you've probably noted from this blog. On the final evening we met one of our daughters for dinner in the shuk, Jerusalem's...More

Thank sportgran
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

I was guiding a group of executives today in Jerusalem, and we were pressed for time, yet they wanted to taste Israeli food. I called Sima, and told them that I will be there in 10 minutes, and I would like to order food for...More

Thank MeirMore
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Agripas, Jerusalem 9451305, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 53-809-4259
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At the heart of colorful Mahne Yehuda market located a traditional middle eastern grill restaurant, with years of exprience way back in 1969, including special middle eastern dishes except the our finest meat- kube, hummus, tahina and many more.
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