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Al Dente

50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
+972 2-625-1479
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (26 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“arancini” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Returned to Al Dente after four years of absence. The place is just as small and cozy as I remembered it, the hand-made ceramic plates just as beautiful, the service just as efficient, and the food just as good. The locally-produced pasta was excellent, as...More

Thank Shlomi C
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal. Professional service. Intimate, peaceful atmosphere. Highly recommended. Not overly expensive. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood

1  Thank shofar26
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

5 star ingredients. Amazing tomato sauce on the arancini. Ravioli was very good. Polenta salad huge and great. One of the best cheesecakes I ever had. Great service.

1  Thank DanSap27
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This Italian restaurant is a (no too) well kept secret in the center of Jerusalem. Best fish and Pasta anywhere. Very imaginative and very subtle. Pasta is "al Dente" and fish "just so". A bit of fusion in Italian and Mediterranean cuisines. Excellent wines and...More

1  Thank morristNewYorkCity
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Our group had a lovely lunch, a salad that tasted freshly picked that morning, lots of fresh vegetables, freshly made pasta, pizza, and wonderful desserts. The atmosphere is pleasant and easy to have normal conversation. We felt like we were in a good friend's home....More

1  Thank Kari T
Reviewed 10 May 2017

we have going to this restaurant for years and its still our favorite. off the beaten path, clean, intimate, great food , great service.

1  Thank brendann20
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We were in Jerusalem for 5 nights, and ate at Al Dente twice. It is a small local resturant that seats about 30 people. The staff and food are excellent. It is about 5-10 minutes from the King David Hotel, but both taxi drivers had...More

2  Thank ken h
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had a quick lunch on a cold winter day. Minestrone was outstanding and tagliatelle very tasty. Friendly service fair prices

1  Thank PaulPauwen
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. Delicious fresh pasta dishes, all prepared with a special touch by the extremely talented chef Asi. The antipasti is colourful and tasty, the polenta mixed with spinach is a must, and the desserts are something to remember..... The place is...More

1  Thank silvi a
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We have always had great dining experiences at Al Dente, but now its even better,.A new chef and revised menu make this a choice location. Somewhat off the tourist map, this restaurant is prized by locals and students, providing excellent choices at reasonable prices. A...More

2  Thank David R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
12:00 - 11:30
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Menakhem Usishkin, Jerusalem 9454102, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-1479
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