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“Not to be Missed!!!”
Review of Machneyuda

Machneyuda
Ranked #4 of 729 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$100
Cuisines: Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Atlanta
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Not to be Missed!!!”
Reviewed 18 July 2014

We sat at the bar (based on the recommendation when booking our reservation) and it was such a treat. We were taken care of by the bartender/waiter and, besides being steered toward some of the best food we've ever had, we were also repeatedly given shots of alcohol (on the house). Nothing that we ate the entire evening was less than stellar. The tasting menu is well worth it and adds to the grandeur of the evening. This is a circus, but one of the best you've ever been to, with awesome food, pulsating Middle Eastern music, and dancing waitpersons. Savor it and enjoy!

  • Visited July 2014
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Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great ambiance with good food”
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Started on the wrong foot, although we had reservation almost 2 months in advance the hostess tried to sit us on the bar ( which is the right place to be in this restaurant) but in the section where the waiters take the food and service...
It took too much of an argument until we got replacement sitting to use until another sit will be freed...
After few shots and starters ( the polenta is great) we were back on the good mood...
The food is very good, atmosphere is great, just seems like the success effected their approach...

Visited July 2014
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Huelva, Spain
Level 6 Contributor
178 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
“Amazing concept and incredible food!!”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

An open kitchen where you can watch the chefs cooking your dinner, loud funky music like in a bar so you have also to talk loud to make yourself understood, and a great array of waiters inviting to arak shots every half an hour ... These are the main features of this stylish and modern concept restaurant, quite different to most top end restaurants but that is where it lays its success: difference!
And what to say about the food: tasty and flavourful... Yet not close to common food for its delicate and strangely mixed flavours. Try the "Polenta" first... It´s a must...
We booked a table one night (booking is a must, at least two weeks in advanced ) and were so satisfied than we return next night with the hope of getting a table. Although it was not possible we were offered another table in a nearby restaurant (just in front of Machneyuda) which offers the same concept and many of the dishes are virtually the same.
Summing up, highly recommended... It is worth just travelling to Jerusalem to eat here...

  • Visited July 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A Fun Experience”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Our cab driver kept trying to drop us off at the market with the same name instead of the restaurant and we had to call a tour guide that we had earlier in the day, to explain to him where we wanted to go, since we didn't know the address.
This place is crowded, dark, and loud. Having last minute reservations, we sat at the bar, but it was fun to sit there and watch the food preparation. We enjoyed all of the food and the atmosphere. But I think you have to be in the mood to go to a place like this or you might not enjoy it.

Visited March 2014
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Amazing restaurant!!!!Great ambiance and awesome food!!!!”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

One of the best meals I ever had!!! Awesome experience. Wonderful wait staff, outstanding and innovative dining experience.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Loriju
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