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Makka

Mediterranean, Egyptian
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near the Station, Aswan, Egypt
097-230-3232
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: Near the Station in Aswan, round the corner from the celebrated Chef...
Near the Station in Aswan, round the corner from the celebrated Chef Khalil restaurant
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Simple restaurant with decent food.

Far better than some of the fancy restaurants in river side area. Simple, to the point restaurant serving Egyptian food not just to tourists but also to locals. Located close to the railway station.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Boston
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We had a nice meal here - our guide brought us for lunch. We had a lovely meal a few days earlier at his favorite restaurant in Luxor, so we looked forward to another authentic experience. The food was on the higher end of what we had in Egypt, but the tastes were fairly bland. Service was spotty - very... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Coming out of the Nubian Museum into pitch blackness I was sort of stumped as to how I would get back to town, not that it's that far to walk, but still. I decided to go Muslim and trust in Allah who immediately delivered Mohammed to me in his slightly beat up Peugeot. After bargaining for a bit we agreed... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

I tried a number of restaurants in Aswan. None of them were very good and most of them were overpriced. Makka was no exception to this trend. It wasn't horrible, but I wasn't very satisfied either. Their vegetarian selections were limited to a couple soups, french fries, "stuffed vegetables", and a vegetable meal. I opted for the vegetable meal because... More 

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Darjeeling
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Far better than some of the fancy restaurants in river side area. Simple, to the point restaurant serving Egyptian food not just to tourists but also to locals. Located close to the railway station.

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CAIRO
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

the restaurant was not good at all and the prices quiet expensive compared to similar restaurant and close to it as well

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went there at this restaurant with my family, a big one (14).The place is clean, a little small. The service is very good, the food was not delayed at all and it was delicious. I had the kebab and kofa and also the shish tawook. This is coming from an Egytpian who knows his way around Egyptian grills.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

For cooked vegetables it is fine but if you ordered shesh or grilled meat or chicken you will definitely hate it

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Cairo, Egypt
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Not the best, not even good. Food was not up to the standards nor service. Prices are fair and equal to the quality of the food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Delicious oriental Egyptian food , good services , quality and you will not pay a lpt of money The place look a little bit old but will mot harm the food

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I have wanted to try this restaurant for some time but as I'm usually travelling solo, I had not got around to it. This time I was joined by friends, so we decided to go and I'm glad we did. The restaurant was busy with a lot of takeout orders but the dine in was not too busy. Firstly the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: near the Station, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan
  • Phone Number: 097-230-3232

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Egyptian

Description

Near the Station in Aswan, round the corner from the celebrated Chef Khalil restaurant

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