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olive and fish

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$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Israeli, Kosher, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2 Ze'ev Jabotinski | Talbiyeh, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 5665020
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12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 18:30 - 23:30
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a solid restaurant and is priced fairly. This kosher restaurant serves meat and has options for vegetarian and fish dishes. The food is excellent with equal service.

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Thank Brian2929
Jerusalem, Israel
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108 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I must start this review by stating how pleasantly surprised we were with our experience. The last time we ate at Olive and Fish, 7 or 8 years ago, we went with friends who were regulars there and loved they that always had the same menu (standard Israeli fare with an expanded fish selection) reliably prepared to the customer's wishes.... More 

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Thank bunnyjlb
Montgomery County, PA
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188 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here two times while visiting Jerusalem during late March. Both visits were very good. This restaurant was very convenient to our hotel (Dan Panorama). The menu is not extensive but we found good choices both evenings we dined here. Staff were very friendly and quite capable. Prices were moderate.

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Thank JEDMAD_9
chicago
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olive and Fish is a quiet restaurant featuring a diverse menu. It is equally suitable for families, date night, or a small business meeting. The food is delicious and the service is attentive. Very convenient for the Dan Panorama, King David, and other hotels close to the Old City. I had a wonderful chicken dish and my husband had skewers... More 

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Thank chila2
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Remember eating here many years ago - returned last week to find it every bit as good as we remembered. Wide ranging menu for both fish and meat eaters - all fabulous. Not cheap, but well worth it for a treat.

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Thank rednblackexile
Petach Tikva, Israel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have patronized this restaurant for many years (it is one of the longest continuous "non-exclusive" restaurants that we know of there). We recently went with friends from overseas and enjoyed our experience. One of our friends is particular about his food (including use of MSG). The staff were very helpful with the menu in that regard. The food was... More 

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Thank Menachem G
Cheshire, Connecticut
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to end our amazing trip to Israel with a great meal and we were not disappointed. We arrived at 8 PM Saturday (after Shabbat) and the restaurant was very quiet, but in no time it filled up. We started with the baked eggplant, followed by grilled St Peter's fish. My husband commented this was unlike... More 

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Thank DianeG24
UK/Canada
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155 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We went as it was close to our hotel. The food and service was so good, we went back a second time. The fish was excellent as was the chicken schnitzel. Very good but overpriced wine.

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Thank DavePatti
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Loved everything about this restaurant in Jerusalem. Ambience, food and the service--five stars all around! We were a large group (approximately 50) and the staff were excellent. The tables were consistently refreshed with food and drink. The food--must be experienced!

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Thank slcinKY
New York City
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We had the business lunch twice during our stay. It is a great valueand it is available until 5:00 PM It includes delicious bread and olives, choice of an appetizer and a main course with side dish. I had the Moussaka , my friends had chicken schnitzel and grilled chicken. Everyone was pleased with their choices. The mushroom appetizer was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$36
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Grill, Contemporary, Israeli, Kosher, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Ze'ev Jabotinski | Talbiyeh, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 5665020

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?