Abu Shukri

Top choice middle eastern in Old City

Abu Shukri is so popular that it's spawned imitators around Jerusalem. The standard platter includes a bowl of rich, smooth hummus – topped with chickpeas, tahina (sesame-seed paste), fuul (stewed fava beans) or pine nuts – crunchy veg and a basket of pita bread. Be sure to add a side order of falafel (10NIS). Cash only.