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0.3 miles from The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Kosher
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Koshary was very delicious clean and yummy...the staff was very helpful and friendly..I recommend everyone visit Egypt to try koshary from this wonderful restaurant...

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020 via mobile

Eating at Abu Tarek is not having a meal.....it is a way for better life Wished Egypt restaurants would have learnt 1/10 of Abu Tarek consistency, sustainability, discipline, professionalism, cook art and talent.....but, only Abu Tarek

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

Koshary is a dish especially known in Egypt and koshary Abou Tarek is the best restaurant so I love eating koshary at him

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2020 via mobile

Kushari is amazing there but honestly it is overrated place you can enjoy the kushari in many different restaurants in the country There is no great difference than any other kushari restaurants

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2020

Came here to try the acclaimed best koshary restaurant in the country after a morning walking around the nearby Egyptian Museum. The waiter was helpful and prepared our dish for us. The taste was great, definitely recommend. Heads up, they will likely take your change...as a tip on their own. The amount was totally fine, but it never feels nice when the waiter takes his own tip.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 6, 2020

I travel to Egypt frequently on business and I was last there in October 2019. Koshary is a dish especially known in Egypt and Abou Tareks is, by far, the most popular restaurant serving it. This is like the 'chinese food' of Egypt. Great (cheap!)...price, great flavors, huge portions. I always eat it with a side of plain yogurt I pick up from one of the numerous bodega type stores. Service is fast, delivery for English speakers no problem. I don't even know how to describe koshary - it has lentils and pasta and fried onions and a sauce on the top (ask for not hot). Anyway - don't miss giving it a try. Their main (only?) restaurant is right downtown in Cairo.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2020

We were visiting the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square and came here for lunch. The koshary is out of this world - we had to have seconds! For those who don't know what it is - it is an Egyptian street food made with rice,...pasta, lentils, chickpeas, caramelised onions, garlic and tomato sauce. You can also add hot sauce to your taste. It is great if you are vegetarian / vegan or simply want a quick and cheap meal. You can just walk and grab a table.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed July 15, 2020 via mobile

Amazing with greats prices! Lots and lots of food!!! It was the first time I had food like this and it definitely did not let me down at all!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 21, 2020

This dish is amazing and very suitable for Vegans. It is not expensive and good quality of traditional food.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2020 via mobile

If you want to taste the best quality of koshary don't waste your time.. Go to Abu tark for sure... It's one dish restaurant

Date of visit: February 2020
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emmaemma1993
January 26, 2020|
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Response from mun4sr | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, not available. And paying is in advance. P.s. when all of this corona thing is over and managed to go to there. Ask for the rice pudding.
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MireilleMEstefan
October 8, 2019|
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mariettace
July 9, 2019|
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Response from mukulkrsingh | Reviewed this property |
No !! you can go directly and will get seat !! Don’t worry! there three floors building choose seat accordingly!!
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