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Koshari al-Tahrir

#42 of 3,992 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
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Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Toronto, Canada
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96 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 1st branch opened for this chain. I enjoy eating there and never said enough after one plate. You can either add spy sauce or the lemon/garlic sauce.

Thank mshassan2016
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just koshari its tradtional dish try it with hot sous i think its good place to try egyption food if you like

Thank Eng K
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I absolutely love this place..it is cheap and soooo tasty...Never get it delivered Always go and eat there..great if your on a budget and need food..but even if I had all the money in the world I would still eat this 1-2 times a week it is just that good..I mainly got to the one on abass el akkad street... More 

Thank Addicted055
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

It was an awesome experience. The family and I wanted to eat Koshari for the first time so we stumbled on this awesome place. I asked couple people were sitting next to us to give us some suggestions and they were spot on. We loved it.

Thank Kareem A
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6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

It's a nice place, with nice taste of koshari which most popular food in Egypt, the price not expensive or not cheap its mostly average , I enjoyed.

Thank Mohamed O
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

The most great Koshary I've ever eat from outside, the servers are friendly and the food was fresh and great

Thank Dondon F
Cairo, Egypt
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The Koshari here was very good, plus I loved eating here because it's authentic. You will probably be the only non-local. The only negative thing was that the service was very slow, but we still had a great time and enjoyed our food!

Thank Karin O
Cairo, Egypt
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Koshary is a famous Egyptian food but for me its weird since they mix rice,pasta,green lentil ,humus and some other stuff and call it the best food ever.I respect the local culture this is the reason I go to that restaurant to try the koshary however for me its an average food and for sure it feds you up.When you... More 

Thank ozytr
Cairo, Egypt
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130 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

I had been eating in Kushary El-Tahrir since maybe 40 years. Its only branch was in El-Tahrir street. I had eaten there with friends and alone and during all stages of my career. A student, an American embassy employee and head of department in a big newspaper, and always it has been the best. I remember my first "Shatta" was... More 

Thank Sherif S
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The best Koshary ever, we always visit the Maadi branch and its always great, the sauce and the Koshary are fresh the taste is great, I really recommend it if you want to taste one of the most famous Egyptian dishes.

Thank Kareem E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 19719

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