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“Excellent food and ambiance!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sabaya

Sabaya
Corniche El Nil | Semiramis InterContinental Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 (2) 2795 7171
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Ranked #1 of 3,896 restaurants in Cairo
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sabaya may be rooted in Lebanese tradition, but Chef Nasser Makhoul is willing to branch out with contemporary flair. Mezzas are the magic of the menu, with hot and cold options including Kebbe Nayye, Stuffed Vine Leaves, Hommow Bil Awarma, Makanik and Cheese Manaqish. In accordance with Lebanese custom, you’ll be brought to the lounge for after-dinner tea, sweets and conversation.Location: In the Semiramis InterContinental Cairo Hotel - 2nd level Services: Lunch | Dinner
Rockville, Maryland
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“Excellent food and ambiance!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Had a dinner party at Sabaya with several friends in 2010. The food was delicious! The grilled meat and chicken were cooked perfectly and was very tender and the fattoush salad was the best. In addition the staff were very professional. Definitely worth a visit!

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English first
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“excellent lebanese food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

nice staff; lovely place, romantic atmosphere and really delicious food. not cheap but worth it for a nice dinner in cairo.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Miami, Florida
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“authentic Lebanese in Cairo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Excellent service and quality Lebanese cuisine. Fantastic Mezzeh and mixed meat grill. The tray of desserts was delectable.

Visited January 2013
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Darwin, Australia
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“DINNER”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The best lebanse food ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The mezzah was awsome, please try the chicken with yoghurt and fried bread, amazing dish and the dessert with the rose biscuit was delicious.

Visited December 2012
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“Really tasty and a very nice service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

In a quite cozy place with a very friendly and helpful service Sabaya serves very tasty and delicious Lebanese food. The best Middle Eastern food I have ever had. First of they treated me with a fresh and nicelooking salad, then the appetizers (Tabouleh, Fallafel and grilled haloumi) was supertasty. I then had two mains, both very good.
In all it was clean, very tasty and good food. I am very glad I went here and defiantly recommend it.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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