IsraelRail offers day tours of the famous Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem.
Read about the vendors included in the Market “sweets” tasting card.
Marzipan Rugelach, the “world’s best tasting” rugelach, freshly baked by the famous Marzipan Bakery in Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda Market. The Marzipan bakery is known by Israeli’s and tourists alike. Every Friday morning many Israeli’s come to this bakery specifically to take home a bag full of pastries for Shabbat. This place has become so saught after that they opened a bakery in New York.
Address: Agripas St 44, Jerusalem, Israel
Sunday – Wednesday 6AM–12AM
Thursday Open 24 hours
Cookie Cream, the concept of ice cream sandwiches with fresh baked cookies and homemade Italian chef ice cream is made daily, just for you! Liran, the owner, brought an Italian chef from Rimini, Italy, to Israel, to stay with him for 3 weeks and teach him all the secrets of the craft of ice cream making. This is a much try at the Mahane Yehuda Market, weather you are a ice cream or a cookie lover you will not be disappointed!
Address: Ha-Eshkol St 6, Jerusalem, 9432208, Israel
Sunday – Wednesday 9AM–12AM
Etrog man – Uzi Eli
The shop is suffused with the smells of the greens, herbs, and oils used to make the shakes and other beverages. People come in and out all day long to be diagnosed, blessed, and treated by Uzi-Eli. Many of his products are based on etrog, a citrus fruit believed by the Rambam to have special properties for a strong and healthy body and soul.
Address: HaEgoz St, Jerusalem, 9431818, Israel
Sunday – Thursday 8AM–9PM
The owners of this coffee shop believe that bringing quality coffee to Israel is no less than their life mission.
The coffee beans are imported from Kenya, Indonesia, Colombia, Papua New Guinea, and Ethiopia. Also, this place transforms into a local bar with the best Jerusalem drought beer Shapira in the afternoon hours.
Address: HaAfarsek St 20, Jerusalem, Israel
Sunday – Wednesday 7:15AM–2AM
Mahane Yehuda Market: Know Before You Go
- There are tastings that require preparation time. Please be patient, you can fill the time with the audio tour/explanations or another option is to order the tasting, continue to a nearby tasting and return after a short while.
- The tasting details and the locations of some of the shops are subject to change, according to the current situation at the market and the daily inventory.
- Some of the tastings may contain gluten, nuts, sesame, different spices, and other food products that should not be eaten by those who are allergic to these products. If you have a doubt that there is a certain food that you are allergic to in one of the tastings, we recommend that you do not purchase the tasting card.
*Notice: some of the tastings are take away