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Felfela

#14 of 4,027 Restaurants in Cairo
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15 Sharia Hoda Shaarawi Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
23922751
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nashik
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

we went for dinner after the visit to the museum. its in the downtown close to the museum. the service is good and the food is excellent. the decor uses mosaic and the log tables are cute.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is one of the symbols of Cairo. It is there for ages but keeping its style, good food & friendly atmosphere. For any visitor to Cairo, Felfela shld be one of the places to visit & enjoy a great time.

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Thank mohsensk
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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173 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a clean restaurant that serves very good food and nice cold beer. I ate there three times, which is recommendation enough. The service was a bit variable but it was never less than satisfactory (and sometimes was very good).

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Thank Ken N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is close to Tahiri square. The atmosphere, service and food were excellent. It was relatively inexpensive.

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Thank Peter J
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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235 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hole in the wall has a lot of typical Egyptian dishes. My favorite is their standard Ta'ameyah (Falafel) sandwich which sells for EGP 2.50 ($0.15 cents)! You get a sandwich that is tasty and filling! When you pay, cashiers will take payment, tell you that they have no change to give back and ask that you check back with... More 

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Thank Louay
UK
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585 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felfella has been consistently good over the years, perhaps the best restaurant in downtown Cairo. The menu offers mainly middle eastern specialties with the odd western dish, always freshly prepared and served in good sized portions. Service is attentive, efficient and friendly. Don't miss the vanilla ice cream! Highly recommend!

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Thank LucyCarvalho
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

High quality of food,offer nice Egyptian food with not over costly,locatiiont very good so close to down town and has as well beside same chain take away sandwiches and dishes which I prefer it more super reasonable price in Cairo, very Frech food best of the best

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Thank Nevin M
Sheffield, UK
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This popular restaurant continues to offer good quality local dishes at reasonable prices. Good venue to try local dishes cooked to high standard. The service is efficient. Alcoholic drinks are available.

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Thank Morcos
Cairo, Egypt
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place that is as old as history. Located downtown Cairo on a small side street. As you go into this restaurant, you will find black& white pictures of presidents, royalties, singers being welcomed to Felfela. The restaurant serves true Egyptian food. There is nothing fancy about the restaurant expect the food that is tasty and really "true"... More 

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Thank Sherio C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We taste delicious dishes from Egypt. Gorgeous falafel (tiamina), excelent kofta (grilled meat) and a typical dessert Osom Ali. The staff is From the old school. Less than 10 euros per person

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Sharia Hoda Shaarawi Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 23922751

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