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Mala Bistro

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21 Ha-Ma'ayan | Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 9590301, Israel
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San Francisco, California
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104 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For New Year's Eve we went to Mala Bistro in the Ein Kerem neighborhood – a beautiful residential neighborhood. We'd been to the restaurant 18 months before, and it was good then, but not great. It was much better this time. It has a cozy interior. Appetizers Salad with Halumi Polenta with truffle oil, mushrooms and asparagus Beet salad (complimentary)... More 

Thank Cary F
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Good section of draft beers. Reasonable prices and good service. The place also suitable for romantic meals.

Thank מרק ס
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious pizza and pappardelle pasta for lunch. Coffee was good, nice beers on the tap. Service fine!

Thank Lau_Akkermans
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice restaurant, tables out on the sidewalk and inside. Located in an old classic stone house on the main street. Well made basic food, very esthetic.

Thank Eran U
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was here earlier in the month when we were a group visiting our kids in the high school program up the hill in Tsuba. Wanted a nice dinner, off the property and Mala was more than food - it was a way to reconnect with the teens. The atmosphere was excellent - room is nicely decorated and noise level was... More 

Thank Bowildhax
Tel Aviv, Israel
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

מעולם לא הבנתי את התיאורים המרגשים של כתבי האוכל, המפארים ומשבחים מנות כאלה ואחרות, עד שהגעתי למלה ביסטרו - גאוני ומדוייק. התענגתי על כל ביס, מכל מנה שהוגשה לנו. השרות היה מקסים. בסוף הארוחה לא התאפקתי וביקשתי להודות לשף בעצמי ... רוצו... OMG for the first time in my life I have understood the difference between a cook and a... More 

Thank 554ry1234
Kfar Hess, Israel
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Very good food and very generous portions. I went with my son and he liked the classic burger. I had the Spaghetti Ali Olio, which was one of the best I had, with wide spaghetti, and very rich in flavor, including goat cheese. We shared a Haloomi salad which was ok+. We received Polenta with mushrooms and asparagus, on the... More 

Thank y0ramy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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
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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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

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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
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Ha-Ma'ayan | Ein Kerem, Jerusalem 9590301, Israel
  • Location: Middle East  >  Israel  >  Jerusalem District  >  Jerusalem
  • Phone Number: 0546500050

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