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“Great food but ruined by terrible service”
Review of Dolphin Yam

Dolphin Yam
Ranked #31 of 743 Restaurants in Jerusalem
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$60
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Bread board before meal was great. Appetizer came and then not 10 minutes later main course came . Instead of trying to apologize they just moved all the food around so everything would fit. We told them we were not happy. Waitress came back and apologized. Took food to keep warm. Never came back until we asked for our food. Then never saw her again. Someone else brought the check.

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Dolphin Yam is an excellent seafood restaurant. The bread board served before the meal is
sumptuous. The entrees, particularly the calamari, are outstanding. Contrary to what others have written, we found the prices to be quite reasonable for the quality of the food. The outdoor area is quite pleasant. Since the restaurant becomes quite crowded, I'd suggest going early and/
or making a reservation.

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Thank Edev
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Reviewed 24 May 2014

The inside room is packed but comfortable. Service is very efficient, warm and friendly. The complimentary salads are almost a meal on their own - just two of us, and they brought about eight different selections as a snack! Food is excellent, and the prices, at the high end are comparable to similar restaurants in Israel. We will re-visit.

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Reviewed 18 May 2014

This was not the first time we went there. This place is just very good. The food, service, the service, the atmosphere. This is a fish and sea food restaurant. Their menu is getting bigger and more exquisite. I am not sure one can find the same dishes in most of sea food restaurants. The choice of wine, strong drinks is very good. The air is cozy and pleasant, nice music is slightly heard from the speakers. One can choose to sit inside or outside. Do not forget to reserve a table beforehand. Otherwise you risk to spend some time waiting.

Thank regaleks
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

A fish and seafood restaurant that was slightly overpriced but tasty. Excellent wine menu and good service. I found it odd that if all parties did not order an entree, you had to pay for the bread board that they brought to the table before ordering. I only wanted an appetizer so this is what we were told. There were 3 others ordering entrees. Insignificant really but worth mentioning as some people have smaller appetites so this might not be the place for you.

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