Middle-Eastern cooking has inspired innumerable pearls of wisdom, such as not to cry over spilt hummus and not to count your chickpeas before they hatch. Let chickpeas incubate in your innards with today's deal: for $5, you get $10 worth of Middle-Eastern cuisine at Jerusalem Cafe in Oak Park.
Jerusalem Cafe's menu is loaded with authentic Jerusalem-inspired Middle-Eastern flavors. Dip a warm pita into a cold batch of hummus ($3.29–$4.29) or baba gannouj ($3.29–$4.29) to start. Popular main courses include beef shish kabob ($7.59) and kifta kabob, which combines cuts of beef and lamb ($7.59). For a handheld helping of savory cross-globe scrumptuousness, opt for a falafel sandwich, which is served with a side of tahini sauce ($3.99). Ice cold, freshly squeezed orange, carrot, or apple juice ($3.55–$3.59) can complement any piping-hot plate, and, for an entirely drinkable meal, there are all-natural fruit smoothies ($3.69). Sticky, sweat baklava ($1.29) will satisfy persistent pastry cravings.
Jerusalem Cafe complements its time-honored fare with modern décor. The restaurant recently moved to a more spacious location and upgraded its innards with bright, cheerful colors, sturdy wood stools and chairs, framed photographs, and a palpable absence of Kookaburra laughter. The staff is always fast and friendly. This Groupon is valid for dine-in only.
- Their falafel sandwich hits the spot. Their best kept secret is their unbelievably delicious french fries, which appear to be seasoned with some highly addictive drug. – Cassie S., Yelp
- The beef shish kabob is tasty and tender, the shawarma was good and falafel was really perfect. The hummus is fresh and just right. – Donia, Citysearch
Jerusalem Cafe's cooks draw on the rich culinary history of the eponymous city as they stuff pitas, spread hummus, and grill kebabs. Baba gannouj, tabbouleh, and falafels greet taste buds warmly, and shish kebabs of lamb and beef calm rumbling stomachs before they erupt with vitriol about the difficulty of finding a flattering cummerbund. Gulps of fresh juice yield flavors of carrot, celery, and apple, and blenders turn uptight berries into party-ready smoothies.
1030 Lake St.
Oak Park, Illinois 60301Get Directions