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Makka

$$ - $$$
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
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near the Station, Aswan, Egypt
+20 97 2303232
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Avondale, Pennsylvania
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232 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

Only a short walk from the waterfront but a different world. Typical scenery and quality for a restaurant in this location. Our visit might not have been typical because our guide knew the owner and ordered dinner family style. Copious amounts of food were served to where we have little to no place to set any of it down. Everything... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

If you find your self hungry with little options in Aswan go for something grilled , forget about ordering local dishes , they are cooked with too much fat.

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Thank LamaKhatieb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We picked this up through trip advisor and paid it a visit. The smell of the food fills ur nostrils As soon as u stop infront of the place! Food really tasted amazing!! And the whole family enjoyed it. Only trouble is that it's a small restaurant so u might need to wait a little. We waited 20 minutes cause... More 

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Thank Menas S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016

the food doesn't have good taste and full of margarine which makes the food very heavy and looks awful. In addition the food doesn't look clean and served in a very unorganized way.

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Bahrain
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Actually the taxi driver recommended makka restaurant for us , and although it's a small place but food is various and delicious U can enjoy hot meals chicken. Meat . Vegies, salads, soups and even desserts all in egyptian styles Must try..

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Thank RehamO
Olbia, Sardegna, Italy
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

This place may not be the most attractive restaurant from outside but it's worth it, the dishes are very good, service is professional and most important...it's clean. The portions are big, I tried beef steak which comes along a vegetable soup, a salad and some local cream (sorry I forgot the name). Cream caramel is really good though. Prices are... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Makka although it is a small restaurant but its food is delicious , good service and menu varieties. it only took 15 minutes to receive all our food, hot out of oven, the quality was very good, quantity of food persion is enough for 1 person with salad, rice and vegetables. the staff is helpful and always paying attention to... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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59 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

We were searching for authentic Egyptian food in Aswan and came to Mecca. It's pretty close to the railway station and condish Nile. The staff is pretty professional, the detailed menu is in English and the food is delivered pretty fast. We ordered sheesh touq and lamb kabab. While the sheesh touq was melt in mouth the kabab was chewy... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

The Place and food were decent... However, we had to wait for a longer time till someone came and took our order... While under normal circumstances this would been okay... When we went there, we were already hungry and tired... So, not sure what factored, maybe they did not have any english speaking waiter and hence we had to wait...... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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87 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

these guys have huge portion size and lot of complementary dishes. We ordered hummus, baba ghonous and one more veg dish along with some bread. And our table was full with things we never ordered. They were all complementary. A little on the expensive side but really sumptuous and tasty food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: near the Station, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan
  • Phone Number: +20 97 2303232
Description
Near the Station in Aswan, round the corner from the celebrated Chef Khalil restaurant

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