About Us

About Our Chef!

From the city of Golden domes & ancient bricks, crosses & clergy, serenity & intensity, souks & synagogues, east and west. From a city sacred to Christianity, Islam & Judaism; blessed with its beauty & steeped in 4,000 years of dramatic history we learned the art of cooking first hand from a father who owned a restaurant in the old city and progressed to receive several 

awards, winning 5 times and build a restaurant to be voted best Middle Eastern in west suburbs 3 years in a row by Readers Choice featured in West Suburban magazine also featured on CBS channel 2 your Chicago and Aljazeera TV for best falafel, Jerusalem Cafe serves  fresh salads, falafel, hummus, baba ghanuogh, tabbouleh, shawarma, fire grilled kabobs beef, lamb, chicken and kifta, salmon, Gyro, pita sandwiches and and entrees served with rice and saute vegetables, halal, Healthy Mediterranean, cuisines, we cater and deliver in Oak Park, River Forest and Forest park.

Special Events and Catering

Our restaurant can cater for all occasions, private events: weddings, business lunches, dinners and more. We would love to discuss how to be a part of your next event. 

Multi Location

Jerusalem cafe opened in Oak Park in 2004 then branched out to Lombard IL in 2014 creating on of the best and busiest Middle Eastern restaurants in that area.

Recipient of several awards. Featured on CBS Channel 2 Your Chicago and Aljazeera TV


Recipient  of several awards; featured on CBS Channel 2 Your Chicago and Aljazeera TV.