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Abou Shakra

82 El-Sayid El-Merghany, Cairo, Egypt
19090
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Ranked #82 of 3,911 Restaurants in Cairo
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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  • Arabic first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Me and my boyfriend visited here whilst on a trip to Ciaro. It was recommended by our guide Ali as we wanted to try some authentic Egyptian food, rather than go to TGI fridays or KFC. The food was presented beautifully, the little pyramids of rice were awesome! The chicken was cooked to prefection and the spicy rice and vegetables... More

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San Francisco, California
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185 reviews 185 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We were taken here as part of our tour group and it turned out to be the best meal we had in Egypt! I'm not sure if I'm reviewing the correct location/brand but I dined at the one across from the Pyramids and the Sphinx. It is a very clean restaurant and we had an incredible view upstairs! The mixed... More

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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It's simple. Order the mix grill. Kofta, beef and chicken served with rice and mixed veggies. The staff is friendly and quick. Very clean and the prices are fair. I can't wait to eat here again!

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Montreal
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I knew the restaurant from my previous visits to Cairo. I enthusiastically agreed to eat there last week. It was a total disappointment. The food was very much average and overpriced compared to newly open restaurants in Cairo. Service was atrocious, slow, half a dozen waiters were mulling around us with no apparent purpose except to talk to each other.... More

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SHANGHAI
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

It was recommended by a freind in Cairo, and well known by the reception of the hotel which drew me a map,and the taxi driver as well.The place was quite clean and quiet, with several locals there,and the server seemed very professional much than I had ever expected from an Eygptain. This did make me relax. The lamb chops I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Good quality food. Tasty. Try the veal. All food is in high standard. Cover of tables is not elegant Tissue instead of cloth. Over all a good place to eat and go

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Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is an Egyptian classic! Must stop by and taste a traditional egyptian grill and other foods. This family owned chain has been around for 10s of year and maintained a reputable name.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

After trying many restaurants serving Egyptian food I and my family found this place the right one to eat proper food As known to every one kebab is very famous in Egypt that's why I always take the tourists to this place

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Our tour guide took us here when we told him we didn't want to go to the places that cater to hordes or tour buses looking for a cheap buffet. I asked to him to take us where he would go as a native if Cairo. The tabbouleh, babaganoush, and tahini that was served with Egyptian pita was a meal... More

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Cairo
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

You should try shesh kabab, and of course molokhya (you should have a strong stomach) and do not forget the side dishes

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