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Jerusalem Restaurants

Dolphin Yam

  • 9 Ben Shetach St. Map It
  • Downtown
  • Seafood

Updated 01/06/2015

Fodor's Review

Hebrew for "Sea Dolphin," this lively eatery serves some of the city's best seafood. The decor is pleasant enough—pale yellow stucco walls, recessed wine racks, and arched windows—but it's not a place for intimacy. Food is what draws the mixed clientele, including plenty of families. Start with appetizers like the excellent wild roasted eggplant with tahini and pine nuts, then move on to the shrimp in a mushroom-cream sauce or the drum fish in a tasty broth. You can

also experiment with the generous seafood platter for two that includes crab, scallops, and calamari.

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9 Ben Shetach St., Jerusalem, 94147, Israel

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Reservations essential

Updated 01/06/2015


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Jul 29, 2007

You Can't Go Wrong Here

From Appetizers to Desserts, everything was exceptional. It is a large, noisy place but we had very friendly service.

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