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Jaffar Sweets


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


Middle Eastern
Takeout, Seating

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Reviewed 5 January 2019

Disappointing for the price. Knafe is much better done off the main tourist route: I'd recommend Fawanees in Bethlehem for the best experience. It usually costs around 5NIS. At Jaffar Sweets it comes for 15NIS (which is understandable given its location close to Damascus gate...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mlupus1888
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Yoyo balls, less then mediocre :( But the knafe is highly recomanded and worth looking for this place in the alleys.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SivanE35
Reviewed 15 October 2018

In my first visit in Jerusalem,one year before, we had the luck with my girlfriend to find this place. I didnt try this sweet before in my life but i fell quickly and deeply in love with it. One year later we came back to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank victoro350
Reviewed 6 October 2018

take it from a local: don't look so hard. your Knafeh experience should take place here. this guy is here for ages with no real compatition. What ever you do, do not eat your Knafeh at Mahane Yehuda Market. Jaffar's Knageh is the real thing....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank yoavbu
Reviewed 22 September 2018

located in the old city at the market. this Confectionery has tasty sweets. costs 14 shekels (4 dollars). recommended

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ihab306
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

If you are a knafe lover..then you will love Jaffar knafe...also they have a variety of Arab sweets...a must-taste in Palestinian East Jerusalem.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Samir N
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We had read about this in the guidebook, and decided to try it out for ourselves. I had never had knafeh before, so it was a new experience-- our whole family enjoyed it very much! It's a cheese base, with a sweet topping-- hard to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank yimmy13
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Located in Tel-Aviv in the old jaffar area, they seemed to serve a great kanaffe. The location is very close to the old market area as well

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank ahmedsattar
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

This is hands down the best knafa you will ever eat in your life! And it also helps that the guys serving it are super friendly as well. This is a must try!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Uaula C
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Jaffar is located close to the Damascus Gate. They have knafeh-2 kinds, baklawa, mtabak, and a few other items. The knafeh is the best. This place gets busy. Seating inside fills up, but people are always leaving, so you can get a table. They put...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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19 February 2019|
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‫Daily from 10am till about 17:00 excluding muslim holydays‬
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