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Abu Shukri, Old City

Abu Shukri, Old City

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4.1
based on 569 traveler reviews
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Non Kosher
Open on Sat
Abu Shukri hummus is a popular and iconic food destination located in the heart of Jerusalem’s Old City. This establishment has been serving delicious hummus to locals and visitors for over 70 years, making it a cherished part of the city’s culinary culture.

The secret to Abu Shukri hummus’ success lies in its simple and traditional recipe, made fresh daily and served warm with a drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of paprika. Besides hummus, you can find local specialties, with excellent falafel, salads, and other dishes. 

The ambiance of Abu Shukri is also a significant part of the experience. It is busy and crowded almost all day, with a humming vibe everywhere. The service is friendly and attentive, and the staff is always happy to share stories about the restaurant’s history and traditions.

Abu Shukri hummus has become a must-visit destination for food lovers and travelers visiting Jerusalem. Many locals swear by it, and it has received high praise from international media outlets and food critics. Treat yourselves, and don’t hesitate to stop by.

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4.1
based on 569 traveler reviews
  • Paul Biehl
    Paul Biehl
    September 6, 2023

    Abu Shukri was a recommendation by a friend so I went during my visit to Jerusalem. I was however very disappointed. The prices were really high, and the food didn’t taste anything like the food I had before. The hummus w...

  • alfahad91
    alfahad91
    June 15, 2023

    They definitely try to cheat tourists. They added an extra dish to my bill (which was written in Arabic). Also the dishes served to tourists are smaller than those served to locals. On top of all that the taste is very av...

  • Freddie A
    Freddie A
    August 14, 2022

    Abu Shakri has a great Palestinian history in Jerusalem . The family started in old Jerusalem and now in the city of Beit Hanina . This please is a peace center, you Arabs and Jews coming to dine or take out . Simple men...

  • Adela Abdo
    Adela Abdo
    January 25, 2023

    A must stop in the old city if you want to experience real tasty traditional food and know more about Jerusalem 😍

  • Cristiane Bernardelli
    Cristiane Bernardelli
    April 16, 2022

    Excellent food just in the corner of 5th Station of Via Crucis. The mix falafel is a complete dish with several things, all of them delicious! The shawarma is also good. Price is compatible with what they serve.

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