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Abu Shukri

Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
+972 2-627-1538
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“humas” (5 reviews)
“mixed salad” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Famous place for cheap fast eating and a meeting place to see locals , Arabs, Israelis and tourists sharing tables .But and somehow disappointing the place is not as clean as it used to be , there are better tasting Humus at other places and...More

Thank Arie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat falafel and hummus in a busy part of the old city. Washroom facilities are meagre but you come here for the food right?

Thank JCDown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best hummus I have tasted - truly authentic Palestinian food at a very good price! Opening times vary, but be sure not to miss out!

Thank fm86
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Be careful or you'll miss it. A tiny eatery on the edge of the Muslim quarter, Abu Shukri has only space enough for perhaps 10 diners however there are obviously takeaway options. Hummus is the speciality here and they do it better than anywhere else...More

Thank Brogan J
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Delicious cheap food where you will be surrounded by local people! Easy to find, near the Austrian hospice! Highly recommend this place!

Thank Hoile92
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It’s amazing how they care about chickpeas. They put them on water for hours with bit of soda. They blend them in super powerful food processor and tahini. Each falafel is hand made. Definitely this is the place I will go for falafel & humus...More

Thank Martins S
Reviewed 12 January 2018

So the Flaffel is why people come here. It's great, as are the 6+ other spreads and various hummous you get. the price was I think 50 shekels/person for a massive amount of food. The place itself, has character, but it a bit beat up,...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 8 January 2018

This place basically offers one thing: hummus + felafel, with the side option of a "salad" (a sliced tomato and a few pickled cucumbers) and some fresh pita bread. Everything is definitely good, but the price system is quite shady, since they don't present a...More

Thank nkcecio
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This place is very old and characteristic, in the middle of Old Jerusalem, sourranded by other spices and ceramics shops. When you enter you can feel the family atmosphere in a very simple space. For me this is the best hummus that i ve ever...More

1  Thank alessia m
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This hole in the wall restaurant in the Muslim quarter of the Old City has fabulous food! Is is the standard middle eastern fare: pita, hummus, falafel, salads in a very simple setting. The pita was warm, fluffy and very fresh and the humus was...More

Thank Becca3
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Amina D
22 July 2017|
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Response from Benayah | Reviewed this property |
The answer to both questions is "Yes", but better to contact them beforehand, so that you will have enough available space.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al wad st. Ras Salem | Next to the 6 th station of via dolarosa, Jerusalem 9710700, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-627-1538
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