Christian Palestinian dinner in the Holy land is a special experience we offer during our Holy Land Private tours.

Enjoy a lovely and delicious traditional dinner in a local Arabic home.

It is the best way to finish a day after a long day tour in the Holy Land.

In addition, during this special activity, you will have the chance to have a glimpse into the local Arabic culture as you will dine together with the local Arabic family and learn about the local Christian tradition.

There is no better way to finish a long Christian private day tour in Jerusalem or Bethlehem with a delicious traditional Christian-Arabic dinner.

Although you can find many restaurants in the holy land that serves local dishes, in this service we offer you the unique opportunity to taste a homemade authentic dinner, made by a Christian-Palestinian family.

Christian Palestinian dinner – the menu

During Christian Palestinian dinner in the Holy Land, we offer many traditional Arabic meals including the following dishes:


Musakhan(also known as muhammar) is a national Palestinian cuisine dish.

Served with a roasted chicken and baked with fresh onions, saffron, sumac, allspice, and fried pine nuts

Finally, the dish is served over taboon bread.

Arabic Stuffed Zucchini

Arabic Stuffed Zucchini is a delicious main course you should definitely taste!

A zucchini stuffed with rice and meat and cooked on the stovetop or in the oven.

Stuffed Grape leaves

Stuffed Grape leaves are deliciously grapevine leaves filled with a mixture of rice, spices, and meat.


Maqluba is a traditional Palestinian dish with and also has a very unique name.

Its name means “upside-down” in Arabic as it consists of meat, rice, and fried vegetables placed in a pot, which is then flipped upside down when served.


Kibbeh, also spelled and pronounced kubbeh depending with to who you talk, is one of the most known traditional Arabic dishes.

The dish contains bulgur, minced onions, and ground lean beef or lambs and shaped into balls or patties.

A delicious dish you should definitely try!

Majadara Rice

Mujaddara contains lentils, cooked together with rice and garnished with sautéed onions.

Served as a side dish on the main course.

Arabic salad

Arab salad or Arabic salad is one of the traditional salad dishes of the Palestinian cuisine.

It is a combination of many different spices, fruits, and vegetables including diced tomato, cucumber, and onion, mixed with parsley, juice of a freshly squeezed lemon and olive oil


For dessert, we offer you the most famous traditional Arabic sweets – the knafe.

It is a traditional Arab dessert and it consists of thin noodle-like pastry.

Then soaked in sweet syrup and layered with cheese, we serve it hot and ready for tasting.