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El Hussein Restaurant

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Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2378335
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The oldest Egyptian restaurant in Luxor - very good service, friendly, clean and delicious fresh food.

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Thank Nancy P
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was tasty, clean and turned up fast which was ideal as we had come in late and hungry after seeing the Karnak Light show

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Thank DiveUrge
Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner at El Hussein Restaurant after seeing the nearby Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show. The restaurant was recommended by my guide and I was very satisfied with the food and service. I had a table on the second floor of the restaurant. I had the mixed grill which was very tasty. It also came with a delicious... More 

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Thank Bill C
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Delicious bread, fun variety of toppings that were local, great mixed meat. We left very stuffed and happy.

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Thank MaryBryan2011
Manama, Bahrain
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

My wife and I came here at the recommendation of our tour guide. The food was excellent, come with a big appetite. The service was excellent and attentive. The environment was very nice and clean and not overwhelmed by the street noise. Like most places they don't take credit cards so bring cash.

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Thank Leonel_Herrera
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch. I think the menu is good for both lunch and dinner. Good Egyptian food. Clean establishment. I was very satisfied with the portions and quality of food.

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Thank Anush N
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Vegetarians are very well accommodated. We had a fantastic lentil soup 👌🏼, followed by a series of dips, small plates warm pita, and an excellent vegetarian moussaka. One portion sufficed for two. We came back a second time, and hope to return again.

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Thank Leah E
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Impressive menu and everything is FRESH! Great value. Customer service is excellent They speak a little bit of English and French.... Tasty tasty

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Thank cairomurray
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing lunch here. Lentil soup and mixed meat main. Followed by Egyptian coffee- Totally worth a visit!

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Thank Deborah2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

We were on a river boat cruise, and we wanted to eat local food. Our cruise director suggested coming here. The food averages about 85 pounds a person, which roughly is $8.50 American. I have the pigeon , Stephen had the Tagen, a Stew in an earthenware pot. The pigeon was a little scrawny, but very flavorful. Stephen dish was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 2378335

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