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“best hummus in JLM”
Review of Hummus Ben Sira

Hummus Ben Sira
Ranked #17 of 731 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Very good falafel, salad and thina that comes with any dish
best value for money for hummus in Jerusalem.

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Thank Ilia R
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

It is apparently a "tourist" thing to put meat on the hummus... Well, even if it is, it's a brilliant and delicious idea! Ben Sira is a hummus place, pretty much in the city center next to Mamilla, it has a nice atmosphere especially on Fridays.
If you like meat, chose the hummus with the meat, they also give you side dishes and you have to have falafels. It is honestly very good.
The place is quite unique and the people there are nice.
The prices are expensive for israeli people, because they know that they can have much better hummus for 10 shekels in an arab neighborhood. True, but it's worth the try.

Ben SIra is good and not Crazy expensive. About 35shekels I think for the hummus with the meat on the top.

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Thank Amanda N
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Incredible value and very tasty meal.
If you are after a very tasty, yet quick meal served with a smile at low cost then this is the place.
PLEASE NOTE: the trip advisor map is incorrect, when we went it was on the main street to the south, 50 metres south and 10m towards Jaffa down that street.

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1  Thank Brent M
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Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

This hummus place is always busy and run by very friendly staff. The dishes are very fresh and tasty. 24 shekels gets you 2 pittahs 3 felafel balls and a large portion of warm fresh hummus with chickpeas enough for 2. Delicious.

2  Thank jerusalemtravel
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Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

After a long flight from the USA and a taxi ride from TLV, we arrived at our hotel tired and hungry. We explored the area and found this little gem.

We grabbed a couple of menus and a table. We both ordered the chickpea hummus plate. Soon, we had 2 big bowls of hummus topped with warm chickpeas, loaves of pita, a bowl of sliced pickles, and a bowl of onion and tomato chunks.

The hummus was the best we had ever eaten, and the pita was soft and perfect for sopping up every last bit of what was in the bowls. We loved it so much that we went back for more the next night. I got mine topped with fava beans, and it was great, too!

Dinner for two--a filling and healthy dinner at that--including a soft drink and a beer for less than NIS80... What more could a weary traveler (or local) ask for?

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1  Thank bucsonice
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