Azura (Kosher)

Located in the Machane Yehuda Market, Azura is famous for its Turkish-inspired delicacies. From hummus, kebabs, and rice to boiled potatoes and red beets, Azura prepares every dish the old-fashioned way. You may find yourself having to wait in line at lunchtime, but that only shows you how popular this stop is.

Ishtabach (Kosher)

A Kurdish restaurant located on a street corner in Yehuda Market, this hidden gem serves a single dish called shamburak. Shamburak is a savory pastry filled with various exotic meats, and it’s served with three salads. Ishtabach has a laid back vibe making it a great place for a quick bite on a date or with a friend.

Crave (Kosher)

Crave rests among the outskirts of the lively Machane Yehuda Market. This is the perfect place to visit for American style street food. Crave specializes in all different types of meats enhanced by vegan cheese, eggs, faux bacon, and more. With its casual and trendy vibe, Crave will leave you fully satisfied as you savor its diverse and unique flavors.

Ima (Kosher)

Ima is a family-owned restaurant on the outskirts of the Nachlaot neighborhood, bordering the Mahane Yehuda market. A longtime favorite of Jerusalemites, Ima serves Israeli classics with a Kurdish touch, including comforting kube soup and hearty lamb kebabs.

Foccacia Bar

International, diverse menu and lively atmosphere

Ofaimme Farm Café (Kosher)

Understanding that the taste of our foods does not begin in the Kitchen, but rather in the land in which it grows. This is why we adhere to strict organic standards as well as fair trade practice when we grow our vegetables, fruit and animals in the Negev Desert. Our handmade produce is crafted slowly using traditional techniques to create food that is tasty and healthy, guaranteed to be free of any type of genetic engineering, preservatives, pesticides and hormones.

Tmol Shilshom (Kosher)

Great for a romantic date, a special meal, or simply catching up with friends, Tmol Shilshom provides a cozy atmosphere for any occasion. A cafe filled with wall to wall books of all kinds and known for its outstanding Shakshuka, a dish of eggs poached in a tomato sauce eating is an experience of its own.

Cafe Nadi (Kosher)

If you’re looking for a quiet neighborhood cafe, Cafe Nadi won’t disappoint. Specializing in sandwiches on fresh bread with quality cheeses, Nadi is known for adding interesting vegetables to its Shakshuka. With large portions and affordable prices, this is a great place to spend brunch in Jerusalem.