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Dining Out: Strong flavors keep traditional menu lively

Dining Out: Strong flavors keep traditional menu lively

Downtown Vancouver Jerusalem Cafe's offerings often exciting, but some less thrilling

- The Columbian
When Jerusalem Cafe gets it right, you’ll have a hard time putting down your fork.
With lively flavors that dance around your tongue and hefty portions, the restaurant invites diners to feast on the charbroiled meats, fresh vegetables and fragrant herbs that are the backbone of Mediterranean cuisine.
The family-owned restaurant sticks to tradition, but rightfully takes ownership of classic dishes. Even if you’ve had plenty of falafel, kabobs and hummus in the past,...

Restaurant Inspection (April 14-21)

- The Columbian
We received a score of 96.75. (Best score is 100.)

Cafe gives a taste of the Middle East

Cafe gives a taste of the Middle East

- The Columbian
WHERE: 516 S.E. Chkalov Drive, No. 45, Vancouver;360-891-1490; second location at 106 E. Evergreen Blvd., Vancouver, 360-906-0306
MENU: Traditional Middle Eastern dishes, including falafel (ground garbanzo beans, potatoes, garlic, parsley, onion and spices rolled into a ball and fried), hummus (ground garbanzo beans mixed with tahini, garlic and lemon, topped with parsley and olive oil), tabouli (parsley, green onion, tomato, cucumber and bulgar wheat topped with olive oil and lemon) and...