Yafa Bakery & Café is a Palestinian-owned and operated business rooted in the ancient city of Jerusalem, just a stone's throw away from the old city. Founded by Abdulla Awad, Yafa embodies the rich culinary heritage passed down through generations, particularly from Abdulla's mother, an exceptional cook whose recipes have stood the test of time.

Building upon these traditional recipes, Abdulla has infused them with a modern twist, presenting them in a way that is both authentic and artistically appealing. Drawing inspiration from travels and experiences worldwide, Yafa offers a diverse menu that reflects a fusion of cultures. From the signature Yafa Chai Karak to Qairawan infused with cinnamon and dates, and European pastries influenced by Italian and Spanish traditions, each item is crafted with creativity and care.

At Yafa, we prioritize simplicity and authenticity, handpicking the freshest organic ingredients to create edible works of art. Believing that "people eat with their eyes first," we strive to tantalize both the taste buds and the senses, reflecting our commitment to culinary excellence and artistic presentation. Our motto, "Artfully Delicious," encapsulates our dedication to crafting dishes that not only taste exquisite but are also visually stunning. For us, food is not just sustenance; it's a symphony of flavors that ignites the senses and nourishes the soul.

Indulge in the symphony of flavors that dance within every bite of our baked creations. From savory to sweet, each delicacy is meticulously crafted from the finest, most nourishing ingredients. Picture wild thyme intertwining with rich olive oil, sweetened by golden honey, and adorned with the crunch of pistachios and almonds. It's not just about satisfying your palate; it's about nurturing your body to be the best version of yourself. As we savor these delights together, let us remember that the future's promise lies not only in our individual endeavors but in our collective ability to uplift and inspire one another. After all, every journey toward greatness begins with a spark of inspiration.

Our logo isn't just a design; it's a beacon of inspiration. Unique and captivating, it catches your eye with its vivid orange hues. The twin 'A's stand out, beckoning you to delve deeper into the essence of our brand.

The letter 'A' stands tall and proud, but its magic lies in its graceful descent. Like a skilled artisan crafting a masterpiece, the 'A' begins with bold strokes at its peak, gradually tapering downwards with precision and finesse. This tapering silhouette mirrors the journey of our perfectly portioned, bite-sized delectables – each morsel a symphony of flavor, meticulously crafted for indulgence. As the 'A' narrows towards its base, it whispers secrets of tantalizing taste and culinary expertise, inviting you to savor the exquisite balance of every delightful bite. It's not just a letter; it's a symbol of culinary artistry, where every curve tells a story of culinary perfection.

In the gentle cradle of an olive leaf from Palestine, a narrative of endurance and plenty unfolds. Each leaf, caressed by the warm embrace of the Mediterranean sun and nurtured by ancient Palestinian soils, embodies the essence of vitality and resilience. As we harness its verdant beauty, we unlock the secrets of nature's bounty, weaving its essence into our culinary creations. With each delicate touch, the olive leaf imparts a whisper of history and tradition, infusing our dishes with the timeless wisdom of generations past. From the tangy zest of olive oil to the subtle notes of freshness, every leaf is a tribute to the harmony between man and nature, a reminder of our interconnectedness with the world around us. In the embrace of the olive leaf, we find not just sustenance, but a celebration of life itself.


Much like our culinary creations, the orange embodies inspiration, excitement, and a zest for life. It's a vibrant burst of energy that ignites enthusiasm and leaves you craving more.


In the gentle curve of a green olive leaf, we see more than just nature's elegance – it symbolizes our steadfast dedication to you and your boundless potential. Just as the green leaf flourishes under nature's care, so does our commitment to nurturing your growth and success. Its vibrant hue mirrors our pledge to invigorate your journey, while its timeless beauty represents the enduring bond we share. Within the embrace of the green olive leaf, lies not just a symbol of our commitment, but a promise of hope and prosperity for the future ahead, rooted in health and vitality

Step into the world of this mesmerizing artwork, where every element tells a story of resilience, peace, and sacredness. At its core stands the majestic olive tree, its sturdy trunk adorned with lush branches reaching towards the sky, symbolizing the enduring spirit of Palestine. Enshrined as symbols of sanctity, the olive trees within the artwork resonate with the soul of the holy land, serving as living monuments to a land steeped in sacred history. Their gnarled roots, depicted with meticulous detail, delve deep into the earth, echoing tales of resilience and longevity. Their deep-rooted presence whispers tales of ancient wisdom, spanning centuries or even millennia. Delicately carved, these roots wind their way into the earth, symbolizing Palestine's profound connection to its ancient past.

Above, birds take flight, their graceful arcs symbolizing the longing for peace. As they soar within the confines of this artwork, they encapsulate the desire for tranquility in a land marred by conflict. Their presence signifies not just the hope for peace but also the inherent peace that resides within the essence of Palestine, despite its turbulent history.

Behold this masterpiece crafted by one of our talented Yafa team members. It's available for purchase either in person or by exploring our dukkan (shop) online. Immerse yourself in its beauty, available in a multitude of forms including stylish garments like t-shirts, hoodies, and caps, as well as stunning canvas prints.