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Oasis Cafe Bistro Grill House

St Joseph Street, Luxor Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2372914
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Ranked #24 of 136 restaurants in Luxor
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: American, African, Middle Eastern, Thai, Vegetarian, Fast Food, Egyptian, Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Spit Roast Chicken. Steaks, Chops, Kebabs & Burgers Cooked On Our Charcoal Grill. Sandwiches Including Foul & Falafel. Egyptian Set Meals Including Tagine's. Koshari (Egyptian Rice, Lentils and Macaroni with Spicy Tomato & Chilli Sauce or Garlic & Lemon Sauce You Can Enjoy Quality Classic Egyptian Food In A Clean Non-Smoking Environment Or Take Away.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

As most travelers to Egypt know, most everyone in tourist oriented places are looking to rip you off one way or another. Don't get ripped off going to another restaurant in Luxor. Escape to Oasis Cafe, for a blissful escape from the hassle and poor service of any other place. If your lucky enough to talk to the owner, it's... More

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Belgium
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143 reviews 143 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

Some call it magic, others think it's evolution. Anyway, since two days, there is a very interesting phenomenon in Saint Joseph street: between four and five p.m. the well known Oasis café transforms itself in a nice Thai restaurant. So you don't need anymore to go to the Fortune Cookie for its Tai cuisine part: the sign "The King and... More

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cambridge, ma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

I stopped in here while walking around Luxor, and it was a great reprieve from the busy streets and hundreds of catcalls/people trying to get my attention. Very clean and quiet, and the propieter is very friendly. He's spent lots of time in the US and tries to run the place like a US cafe, which can be a welcome... More

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Cairo
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Oasis cafe and restaurant is a good place to eat in Luxor town . Dinning rooms are cool with fans . Paint with soft colors with local artwork on the walls . The food is good , they have smoking and non smoking rooms

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Farnborough
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This oasis was just round the corner from our hotel and we'd seen it recommended in the Lonely Planet. We were in Luxor during Ramadan so only ate here in the evenings. The food was great - kebabs, tagine etc were very tasty. The surroundings were very unusual - colonial and comfortable. Separate rooms for smoking and non smoking, welcome... More

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dorset
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

this is also a first class cafe, and the omlette made with fetta cheese & walnuts is out of this world

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London
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012 via mobile

The name says it all. A tranquil place to relax with a cool iced tea and some tasty light food. Perfect of an afternoon, with a big pile of magazines to leaf through while relaxing.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012 via mobile

Not good and terrible place Overpriced very bad value for money I would never recommended

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London, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

The food is simple but very good (omelettes, salads, sandwiches), but the relaxed ambience is a haven in the hot, dusty streets of Luxor. Mismatched colonial furniture, soft music (jazz, classical), old tattered issues of teh New Yorker and anything else you might want to read, and a tall glass of Stella (the Egyptian beer, not the French). Peace.

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London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Tasty food that was well presented - i especially liked the chicken kabab with Egyptian rice. Staff were friendly and patient - my sister is a fussy eater! Better still the owner David is a great conversationalist if he's there when you visit - find out what's going in socially and economically in Egypt.

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