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Al Hofra

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Alfateh Street, Tripoli, Libya
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Dining options: Takeout, Buffet
Good for:
Doing business

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It is a big lie

Nothing to enjoy starting with taste, extremely bad service and cleanness. the food has no meaning or identity, the waiters are making you a favour to serv you and above all extremly expensive for such quality. If you enjoy good dinning do not go there.

2 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2013
kazozo
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Cairo, Egypt
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Takeout
  • Buffet
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9 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cairo, Egypt
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Nothing to enjoy starting with taste, extremely bad service and cleanness. the food has no meaning or identity, the waiters are making you a favour to serv you and above all extremly expensive for such quality. If you enjoy good dinning do not go there.

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Birgu
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Consider yourself deprived of a unique experience if you don't get to enjoy a fresh fish (you pick) that then's grilled while you wait; several restaurants do that and the result is heavenly!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Hofra (which means ´the hole´ in arabic) used to be an interesting attraction in Tripoli. A mixture of fish market and restaurants, a big fuss of fish sellers and families. You could buy your fish and have it prepared there. But it no longer exists (closed in 2009). They keep calling ´hofra´ a region nearby where you have some restaurants... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2010

I went there last Friday to have lunch in it, and discovered that it has been removed and doing some constructions there. I don't know what happened and if they have moved it to another area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2009

I live not far from the place, it's amazing, delicious food. The avrage price is less than that, much les than that. I think it'd go for up to $50 pp. Depends on type of fish ordered. Best resturant is Al-shatt resturant I'd give it the star amongest all the resturants

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wellington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2009

This was my favorite place on a friday in Tripoli - choose your fish then have it cooked will be bought to your table with bread and salads if you choose. Some of the salads are a risk though!. We ate here many times- it's quite rustic and not very atmospheric during the day- looks better in the evening -... More 

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Libya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2008

I went there with a Spanish man. I was very happy to hear that he was enjoying the meal very much as well as I. However, I believe the service there are nice, but no very much compared with other modern countries, but I am sure you will be happy to choose fish that you would like. I will go... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2008

Best Seafood in Town!!! Prices are very low.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alfateh Street, Tripoli, Libya
  • Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 100 - 200
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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