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Magdy's

1000 S. Sixth St., Terre Haute, IN
(812) 238-5500
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Ranked #30 of 186 restaurants in Terre Haute
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 12, 2013
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Frankfort, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife and I were in town with our daughter for her college orientation and decided to go have a nice dinner by ourselves. After looking up the restaurants around us we decided to try Magdy's and it was one of the best decisions we ever made! To start, the staff is EXCELLENT! Very friendly and accomodating. The food selection... More

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

OK, so there is no cute hostess to whisk you to your table. In fact, you may need to wait awhile for anyone to realize you are there in this low volume, high quality establishment. The interior is not fancy and a little dated. I urge you: wait. The lamb I ordered was without a doubt the best I ever... More

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Magdy makes WONDERFUL food. Yum yum! His waitstaff leaves a lot to be desired. If it wasn't for the yummy food, we wouldn't go back. The food is too good not to go back though. I don't suggest going when you're in a hurry. The staff spends more time making excuses for their poor service than they do providing service... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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597 reviews 597 reviews
346 restaurant reviews
325 helpful votes 325 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The food was good (delicious but not outstanding), but the restaurant is located in an old house in a residential neighborhood. The house and front yard is in a bit of disrepair. There were only two other people in the entire restaurant on a Monday night. Not a good or bad choice. It may not be in business long.

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

My husband and I have not lived in Terre Haute long, but soon tired of the same-old chain restaurants and steak houses, so when happened to drive by Magdy's one day, I looked to see if an reviewed it on Trip Advisor. Based on the reviews, we tried it, and were very glad we did. The food was excellent---the Chicken... More

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Top Contributor
175 reviews 175 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

My husband are from the Terre Haute area, however we have never come to Magdy's before this evening. In fact, I came to the prior restaurant in this location -- Richard's Townhouse -- on my junior prom night 30 years ago. My husband and I enjoyed the risotto Appetizer - very good, but I would have liked it hot rather... More

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Denver
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Me and my co-workers ate here several times while working in Indiana. The food, service, and atmosphere were all spot on. I would suggest letting the chef choose your meal and you will not be disappointed. We ate an amazing succulent tuna and scallop sashimi, a very good Caesar salad, and an amazing red snapper dish. If you don't mind... More

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Beaverton
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Magdy's is located in an old Victorian house in an old Terre Haute neighborhood. My wife and I were surprised and very pleased with the delicious meals that were served to us. I had the rack of lamb and my wife sampled the swordfish. Both were delicious and reasonably priced. I would highly recommend Magdy's to anyone interested in an... More

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Terre Haute
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

I have been a regular at Magdy's for about 6 years. I think one either loves it or hates it depending on one's view of what the dining experience is supposed to be. Reservation are available but rarely needed; Definitely on valentines day. The restaurant is run out of a house converted to a restaurant some 20 years ago. It... More

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Costly. While the experience is unique the price is too. If you want elegant for a cost this is the place!

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