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Abou el-Sid

#10 of 4,008 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
+20 2 27359640
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food and the service were both so bad ... food test bad and not well presented find another egyptian restaurant in Cairo..... not worst.....!!

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Thank dutchman2007
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is perfect for business dinners or taking out your foreign friends. They serve wine and beer which is not always available with Egyptian food restaurants. Perfect for tourists but it lacks the view as it closed area. Zamalek branch is the best

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Thank Ramy B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place to try out the national cuisine with some alchohol. They have a good mood inside plus the embience will take u back to cairo old days.

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Thank Khattar M
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor and ambience is superb - a real Egyptian experience for a foreigner. Starters were yummy but mains pretty average. Worth visiting for the atmosphere if staying in Cairo for a while but probably not a foodie destination.

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Thank dmw_londonbrussels
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. Great place. If you want to eat typical Egyptian food u need to go there.

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Thank Daccache Z
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its about luck. You can sometimes find food perfect abd others find some mistakes like the bread can be from the day before as well as pigeons can have a smelly taste.

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Thank Dina K
Cairo, Egypt
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is one of the best restaurant that serve egyptian food..food is delicious and very good quality..you should try Melokheya, sharkaseya..and any of the tawagen..prices is reasonable. Also it serves alcohol..i loved the atmosphere and the arabic oldies songs.

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Thank mimog
Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went for lunch twice with my daughter.. The place was neat and clean. The collection of old Egyptian songs math perfectly with the decorations and give a very pleasant atmosphere. Food was very good.. The only draw back is that they don't have a separate nonsmoking area.

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Thank AMW3L
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply one of the best places to try the delicious egyptian food with a very good atmosphere and helpful staff But on weekends it has a lot of crowds and it's difficult to find a table without waiting min 1/2 hour or more

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Thank Ahmed E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply I love the taste and the Egyptian atmosphere there and ofcourse the service. Good variety of food with reasonable price

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Thank DOX D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27359640

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