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Mala Bistro

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1 Ha-Ma'ayan | Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 9590301, Israel
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+972 2-644-9494
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

You have to try this place. The flavors are out of this world... Incredible, delicious! Service is perfect and even provided water and bread + sauces for free. Very pleased. Prices are very reasonable, I'd even consider it cheap for the great food.

Thank Jose B
Moscow, Russia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We live not far from that place and likes to go for breakfast and dinners. If you want to feel like at home, to have a beatiful veiw and make interesting walk trip after - Bistro Mala is your place. Fokacha, dips, meat (!!), salats, interesting recipies and fresh ingredient - always.

Thank Marina V
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Food is good and creative, healthy food Beers are great Good for every hour of the day Generous Recommended

Thank Amal k
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

It's a small place for maximum 25 people.Situated in an old building nicely renovated.It looks like a romantic old place in modern days.The food is excellent and the service was alike.The only problem we had was that we didn't succeed which corse was the best

Thank Jean M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I booked a table for a group of friend. We were seated in Mala bar, just across the street from the bistro. Great atmosphere and decoration. We ordered several starters to share, all of them were delicious. The main courses were excelent, we were all very satisfied. The service was great as well, with complimentary starter and desert.

Thank Yinon B
Vancouver, Canada
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We shared a few starters for our meal. Good focaccia and dips, artichoke salad and shakshuka. We ate here twice during a 4 night stay in Ein Kerem in November.

Thank Geraldine M
Dimona, Israel
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138 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

“Pleasant place for lunch” The owners/chefs (two brothers) cook so well that I was sure that at least one of them had been to culinary school, and was surprised to learn that they were self-taught. As I was dining on my own, I was unable to sample more than two dishes, the onion soup and the chicken breast. The names... More 

Thank Daveed S
Tel Aviv, Israel
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105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have been there once and enjoyed our lunch very much. However, this time it was a bit of disappointment. We had an early lunch so we could still order from the breakfast menu. The breakfast I had was very trivial, the home-made bread was tasteless, salads on the average side. The pasta that my husband ordered was good though.... More 

Thank Orna P
Tel Aviv, Israel
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Ein Karem is a nice Quarter of Jerusalem to visit on the way to or from Jerusalem. Mala Bistro is a nice place to eat there. the food is fine and has a creative touch. The stuff is kind and welcoming. Some advices for improvements: 1. The toilet is clean, but the Place hands washing is dark and one of... More 

Thank zviamely
Tijuana, Mexico
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I have been here a couple of times and it´s good food. I mainly go for beer but it´s a nice place to hangout.

Thank Ixtamd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Israeli, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ha-Ma'ayan | Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 9590301, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-644-9494

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