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San Marino

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29 Rd. 263 | Maadi, Beside Mostafa Pharmacy, Cairo, Egypt
Name/address in local language
02 2519 2451
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

The bar staff are super friendly and let you put on your own music. The asian food is quite nice too.

Thank cuwaig
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

After trying almost all Asian restaurants in Maadi (if not all of Cairo), I must say San Marino serves the best food and overall is the most enjoyable Asian dinner experience for me. It is not fancy at all and rather downplayed. You have the typical big Samsung tv at the end of the corridor with a Korean channel playing.... More 

Thank aolama
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

A good variety of Korean homecooked food at reasonable prices next door to a British style sports pub. Strange, but worth a visit.

Thank HanoiAsh
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Excellent watering hole to visit for late night drinks and a game of darts or pool. Can get pretty filled on a Thursday night, but worth a trip. They also have very good Korean food.

Thank Steven A
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This place is basically a tiny little bar with a pool table, where you can get some cheap booze, have some peanuts at the bar, and waste some time shooting pool with a friend.

Thank BigDaddy_JP
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

I have spent many evenings in San Marinos.You never know what will happen. Quiet evenings turn out loud when an unexpected crowd turn up. Food always tasty and drinks reasonably priced. Decor needs upgrading . It is part of the charm of the place .Go give it a try.

Thank francishall60
Houston, TX
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I moved to Egypt recently, and we've been to San Marino three times. Please don't let the appearance discourage you. The food is great, the service excellent, and the beer is very cold, a big plus at lunch in Maadi. We love the varied appetizers they bring out before the meal; the soups are excellent, and the... More 

Thank TlottTexas
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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614 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

If you like Asian food, then you are going to want to try this place. It is located in New Maadi, but don't judge a book by its cover. I have eaten here several times because it is only a five minute walk from my flat. I have never been disappointed with the service of the food. The staff is... More 

Thank Kyle L
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

San Marino's. The Korean food served here is very tasty and reasonable sized portions. Sweet and sour and spicy prawns or chicken is just what it says it is great if you like spicey.Choice of beer is limited but what they have is lovely and cold. Decor has not changed much in many many years but neither have the prices.... More 

Thank francishall60
Chicago, Illinois USA & Cairo, Egypt
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228 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

The owners are authentic Korean couple who has lived in Cairo for decades. The side dishes and salads that come out in the beginning are all homemade and made by hand. They also have a Chinese chef, so all their Chinese dishes taste great!!!! It has the extra little touch that makes it more than just regular Chinese (like Peking... More 

Thank cairoegypt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Asian, Korean, Chinese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Rd. 263 | Maadi, Beside Mostafa Pharmacy, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 02 2519 2451

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?