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Jay's Restaurant

Mediterranean, European, Egyptian
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El Masbat, Dahab, Egypt
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Dining options: Late Night, Seating, Waitstaff

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Delicious homemade food.

I've eaten here a few times . I particularly liked the freshly made lasagne. Well worth a visit. Great food and reasonable prices.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 10, 2015
Mark S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I've eaten here a few times . I particularly liked the freshly made lasagne. Well worth a visit. Great food and reasonable prices.

Thank Mark S
Manchester, UK
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

The food here really is not very nice; poor recipes, poor quality. There is normally one waiter who is nice and helpful, and several more lazy, surley (and presumably more senior) waiters who will refuse to do anything at all, simply sit around smoking, and if directly asked will simply shout for the nice junior one. They could all go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We come here every night, When ever we go everyday we find ourselves going to jay's. Chill is great here and food is great, the place is cheap. To those who love dogs you can find the best nice dogs here, dahab's dog like to chill here too :)

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cairo, Egypt
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Everyone that goes to dahab has to try Jays, it's DIVINE ! The staff are really nice and very friendly and make u feel right at home. We had the swiss burger for dinner and we went back the next day too for another burger at lunch , we couldnt have enough :)

Thank Dina M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a chicken dish here that had a sweet sauce with dates - very tasty - alongside the freshly cooked chips. The glass of melon juice I ordered was refreshing and a nice change from the usual citrus fruit juices. The location is pretty chilled and the staff keep an eye on what is going on nearby to maintain that... More 

Thank Annedi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A rare place that never has anyone approach you on the Dahab corniche, Jay's is a very welcoming cafe that we went to a number of times during our stay in Dahab. You can grab a tea and look over the sea at Saudi Arabia for hours.

Thank Max H
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon light bite here and found the service friendly and relaxed. Nice outdoor area with a cool looking indoor seating space too.

Thank LothiansJack
Gloucestershire, England
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Back here a couple of times for lunch. The service isn't fast because they prepare the food to order. Not a huge variation in the menu but taste is good and each meal is freshly prepared. While waiting, just lean back, look out to sea and enjoy the beautiful warm temperatures (unless you've picked one of the couple of days... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Prompt service by a really friendly and not sleazy waiter who's been there for a good while now; which is a plus in my book. Also he's not out there dragging you in off the street and hassling you for custom. Whether they have a new chef or not, I do not know but, regardless the food has improved a... More 

Thank DiverDahab
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Came here regularly for a drink and to relax. Jay's is very chilled out as are all the staff. Great place to drift off and mesmerise while listening to the good tunes.


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: El Masbat, Dahab, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Dahab

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, European, Egyptian

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