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Abou el-Sid

#31 of 3,359 Restaurants in Cairo
#32 of 3,954 Places to Eat in Cairo
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Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
+20227359640
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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This restaurant has very good egyptian food collection, however, the original branch located in AlZamalik is the best one. There are 2 branches located in citystars malls but I don't recommend them. The food is amazing and the place is cozy. The place is clean but the service is just fine. Prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

This restaurant has very good egyptian food collection, however, the original branch located in AlZamalik is the best one. There are 2 branches located in citystars malls but I don't recommend them. The food is amazing and the place is cozy. The place is clean but the service is just fine. Prices are very reasonable. Enjoy it…

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place is where you want to go with friends. A beautiful restaurant, excellent food, good service and a perfect shisha guy who knows his job well. Do not forget to make a reservation.

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We hope to see you again soon at Abou El Sid! More 

Alexandria, Egypt
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Service is going down : salad dressing served without spoon, extra sugar cane juice, extra bottle of water, 3 tea with ment never arrived,missing from the order, an additional white rice was served by mistake, dirty & smelly water glasses on table ready for our use. Gents toilet extremely dirty full of water every where no toilet paper. Asking to... More 

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Dear Nabil, we deeply apologize for the inconvenience you faced at our restaurant and thank you for your honest feedback; Your feedback will be forwarded to the concerned department; kindly send us your contact information for further follow up. Best regards! More 

Cairo, Egypt
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Very distenguished restaurant, specialized in oriental food. fully loaded by foreigners living in Cairo.

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you soon again at Abou El Sid! More 

London
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The restaurant setting is quite nice and different. However, the service is a little odd as you just stand there when you get in and nobody really pays any attention to you. The food is ok. But it is full of locals which is a good sign but everybody is smoking. At the end of the meal we were quite... More 

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Dear fabsoLondon, we deeply apologize for the inconvenience you faced at our restaurant and thank you for your honest feedback More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurant in Cairo because it has great local food in a beautiful setting and it is one of the rare indoor places where you can have a hubbly-bubbly with an alcoholic drink, the decor is very interesting, the music not too loud, and the food is really good! A lot of choice of local... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

It was not a pleasant experience at all, the service was so poor. Get ready to wait very long to be served. The atmosphere is dull and the place was over crowded. The food is oriental but very heavy, I for my self I did not like it, although I have had try oriental Egyptian food before and it was... More 

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Dear IbtisSam29, We are extremely sad about your experience you had at Abou El Sid, we kindly request you send us your contact details by a private message so that we can contact you! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My host offered me the opportunity to try traditional Egyptian food. An excellent choice! Generous portions, delicious flavours and efficient service. Well worth the visit!

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review:) More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

When you visit Egypt you must sample the traditional food of the kings! Stuffed Pigeon. And what better place to try this than at this fine restaurant. Deco and ambiance was traditional and enchanting. The food was exceptionally cooked and presented. Well worth visiting for a truly delightful evening.

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Thank you for your review :) Looking forward to seeing you again at Abou El Sid! More 

Cairo
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

One of the best places for having tasty and delecious Egyptian Food Cool atmosphere and decoration Melokheya, marinated Chekin and rice are the best

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Abou El Sid A, Public Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we hope to see you again soon :) More 

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Additional Information about Abou el-Sid

Address: 26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
Phone Number: +20227359640
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20227359640

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern, Egyptian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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