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Dolphin Yam

9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-623-2272
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (50 reviews)
“bread” (48 reviews)
“fresh fish” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our waiter & waitress ( Ran & Tom respectively ) were extremely attentive & helpful. We had a ( free ) selection of 9 dips with a freshly baked bread ( cross between a leavened bread & pumped up pizza base ).......then the starters came!..........My...More

Thank Gazza415
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the 9 plate free hor'deurves to the wonderful on the house ice cream desert, our dinner at Dolphin Yam was wonderful. Our waiter, Ran, provided friendly and attentive service, and our meals- fish soup, fried calimari, and 3 grilled fish platter- were delicious. We...More

Thank JeffP230
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a doubt the best seafood restaurant in jerusalem. Great choice, love the salads, and the hot foccha bread at the beginning. The Service is outstanding, in fact this is the second time in a month that i have been to this restaurant. I love...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place exists for many years now. The owner has died recently but the service and the food are the same level and taste. A fish restaurant, non-kosher, with some alternatives for kids and for non fishes eaters. Service is at its best, warm hospitality,...More

Thank Eitan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friday night is always busy all around the world. Same was here, but we got our food super fast. As weset down, we got nice and tasty selection of small salads and dishes with hot tasty bread from the oven. We went for the seafood...More

Thank astalava
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staying in Jerusalem during periods like Sukkot presents challenges as so many restaurants are closed. Luckily only a few minutes walk from our hotel was an old favourite called Dolphin Yam where we have many happy meals. Great to see familiar waiters from last year...More

Thank geoffdickson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love seafood and fish, and usually am satisfied with plai grilled fish and my husband lives and orders calamari all the time. My fish was ok, nothing more. His calamari were deep fried and breaded, and it wasnt written on the menu. Coffee t6hat...More

Thank Tasta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was recommended by local people, and it worths a try. Fish is the speciality of the restaurant, so try it if you are in town, and if you love fish.

Thank jungleperi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Efficient & friendly service. Good recommendations given for the local wines & beer available. The meal was preceded with a great variety of small servings of salads, dips & delicious warm bread. (At the time, this was complementary if you ordered a main meal). I...More

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering consistently excellent cuisine for many years, wonderful ambience and consistently superb service, this is my favorite Jerusalem restaurant. It is not cheap, yet not more expensive than the "hotter" spots, and allows a quiet and pleasant atmosphere for diners who can do without the...More

Thank Kotler
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1 May 2015|
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Response from Yonatan C | Property representative |
Dear Sir / Madam. On our website you Can not a reservation only in hebrew. I booked your reservation and it is confirmed. Thank you. Yonatan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Shimon Ben Shetach str., Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-623-2272
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