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Alfateh Street, Tripoli, Libya
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Cairo, Egypt
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77 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Nothing to enjoy starting with taste, extremely bad service and cleanness. the food has no meaning or identity, the waiters are making you a favour to serv you and above all extremly expensive for such quality. If you enjoy good dinning do not go there.

Thank kazozo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2012

Consider yourself deprived of a unique experience if you don't get to enjoy a fresh fish (you pick) that then's grilled while you wait; several restaurants do that and the result is heavenly!

1 Thank tattard
Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2012

Hofra (which means ´the hole´ in arabic) used to be an interesting attraction in Tripoli. A mixture of fish market and restaurants, a big fuss of fish sellers and families. You could buy your fish and have it prepared there. But it no longer exists (closed in 2009). They keep calling ´hofra´ a region nearby where you have some restaurants... More 

2 Thank maa34
Amman, Jordan
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2010

I went there last Friday to have lunch in it, and discovered that it has been removed and doing some constructions there. I don't know what happened and if they have moved it to another area!

1 Thank Emad G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2009

I live not far from the place, it's amazing, delicious food. The avrage price is less than that, much les than that. I think it'd go for up to $50 pp. Depends on type of fish ordered. Best resturant is Al-shatt resturant I'd give it the star amongest all the resturants

1 Thank libyan4sure
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2009

This was my favorite place on a friday in Tripoli - choose your fish then have it cooked will be bought to your table with bread and salads if you choose. Some of the salads are a risk though!. We ate here many times- it's quite rustic and not very atmospheric during the day- looks better in the evening -... More 

Thank bedoiunfamily
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2008

I went there with a Spanish man. I was very happy to hear that he was enjoying the meal very much as well as I. However, I believe the service there are nice, but no very much compared with other modern countries, but I am sure you will be happy to choose fish that you would like. I will go... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2008

Best Seafood in Town!!! Prices are very low.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$100 - $200
Seafood, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alfateh Street, Tripoli, Libya
  • Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?