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Abou el-Sid

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$25 - $100
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is good. Not the best I have had in Egypt but fine. It has a varied menu with local dishes. Expect a long wait to sit. Service was very good. The place is well decorated. They should really open a window because the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Immerse yourself in 50s Egypt! The place feels like it's from another era, which is fun. Lots of folks smoking hookah and eating together. We saw a lot of foreigners which made us wonder if this was a tourist spot. However, it turned out most...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A genuine Egyptian food restaurant located at Zamalek area. The place is decorated nicely with an old Egyptian style coupled with old Egyptian classical songs. The food taste and variety are also great. I would recommend the fried eggplant as an appetizer, the Muskah eggplant...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank mohammedi34
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant looks fabulous, like a movie set, and seems to attract a nice variety of people. However, we were very disappointed by the service and the food. It’s true that we didn’t have a reservation, but we were not welcomed when we entered the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Clorinda99
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had amazing time in Abou el-Sid. One of the thing to experience when you are in Cairo. The design decoration is something unbelievable. Food is very delicious with authentic Egyptian food and cocktail are great. It could get busy and cramp in later at...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank Benchaphan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last May I took an Australian colleague here as I have always loved the restaurant but we were badly let down by slack disinterested service. This visit I decided to try again and arrived at 6.30pm without a booking. The gentleman hosting at the door...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got painful stomach ache after dinner at this restaurant - My request was mix grill it it was the worries mix grill I got everMore

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MohamedE2550
abouelsid, Guest Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear MohamedE2550, Thank you for dining with us and for writing this review. We deeply regret to hear that your overall experience did not live up to your expectations, but your feedback is of great importance to us and will be seriously considered for further...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I struggled to find a place to dine in Cairo that felt authentic and offered very tasty food. This was perfect. Thanks to Anthony Bourdain for mentioning it briefly a while back. Try the sugar cane juice to feel refreshed then order a variety of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Culas
abouelsid, Guest Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Culas, We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to Abou el Sid. The team will be very happy to welcome you back and are always happy to assist. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Best Regards, Abou el Sid Management

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit for dinner we were two , service and staff was nice food quality and quantity were fine Worth one visit specially for oriental barbaque , salads and openings were great Main dish was ok in quantity

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank emadramzy
abouelsid, Guest Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear emadramzy, We are glad that you had a good overall experience. Thank you for your review. The team will be very happy to welcome you back and are always happy to assist. We remain at your service. Best regards, Abou el Sid Management

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very beautiful restaurant, it has a great atmosphere and coming from the busy street inside it's like reaching an oasis. But, unfortunately, the design and the decor don't make up for the poor service and the average food. I was there once...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andreeach89
abouelsid, Guest Relations Manager at Abou el-Sid, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Thank you for dining with us and for writing this review. We apologize for your overall experience that wasn’t up to your expectations, but your feedback is of great importance to us and will be seriously considered for further enhancement. It would be our...More

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Hi sorry for the late response was traveling!. I believe so because when we arrived they asked us if we had a reservation.
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