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Focaccia Bar

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4 Rabi Akiva, Jerusalem 9458204, Israel
+972 2-625-6428
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The taste was good, the service was good, the coffee was the best. The dessert simple. Overall we were a couple that sits on the balcony so it was also quiet. Recommended. However, you should be patient if you come on the busy hours.

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Thank ewyan
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good portions. The place was buzzing both evenings we went. We sat at the bar and met lots of interesting people!

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Thank marcus268
Singapore
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had pasta when we were there and the food is good and service is quick. When we asked for the dessert menu, instead of a paper menu, we were presented with a tray of desserts to choose from!

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Thank Esther W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the reviews are decent this place is not one I would recommend. The food was decent and the service horrible. Once we were seated at a nice outdoor table the server placed the menus in front of us and then immediately gruffly demanded "What do you want to eat!" The menu is fairly extensive. We asked for a few... More 

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Thank J L
Jerusalem, Israel
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

with people waiting outside.We had lunch at 1p.m. The place was half full but in half hour was full, with people waiting outside..We had a tasty foccacia, salads and an entrecote sandwich which was tasty. We enjoy the atmosphere despite that was crowded

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Thank Popica65
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered the chicken fettuccini, it was one of the better pastas I have had and I use to live and work with Italians. The place was very lively and friendly and reasonably priced. Will definitely return next time I'm in jeruselem!! Thank you

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Thank Owen S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place had fantastic brick oven focaccia and pizza. Great atmosphere. Off the beaten path, but Uber got us there/back. Great desserts, salads, etc. Highly recommend.

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Orlando
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365 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Our hotel, the Waldorf, recommended Focaccia Bar to us - easy walk - open for service on Saturday. They made a reservation for us which was key - it was packed when we got there. Our table was awkwardly located in a corner and we were crowded in by the adjacent group. Had a delicious grilled head of cauliflower to... More 

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Thank RandiFayeC
South Bend, Indiana
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went to this restaurant on the recommendation of the hotel concierge. It was delicious! The focaccia was perfectly cooked, pasta dishes also good. Enjoyed a tasty cocktail, too! We arrived early on a Friday evening and even with no reservation they were able to accommodate our group of 8 before the dinner rush began. Highly recommend!

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Thank John Paul L
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155 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Probably the worst service I've ever experienced. While waiting for my friend who recommended the restaurant I ordered a beer but the waiter forgot, so I reordered with another waitress who also forgot. I tried a third time but this waitress was in a bad mood and although just a few feet away refused to make eye contact. Thirty minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Bar, Pizza, Mediterranean, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Rabi Akiva, Jerusalem 9458204, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: +972 2-625-6428

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