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El Zaeem Restaurant


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Fast Food, Middle Eastern, Egyptian
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK, so we’re westerners. But we like to venture out into the world of local cuisine. Every local told us that the best koshari (Egyptian national dish) was served here. They were right. We’ve had it a few times and love it, but they make...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ehebertdaly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best koshari place in Luxor, definitely worth a visit when in Luxor. Careful though the shatta is strong start with a small spoon and add as much as you can tolerate.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank salimotravel
Reviewed March 30, 2019

When you hear the sound of your stomach rumbling, ring the dinner bell and go to El Zaeem Restaurant. The food is enjoyable, the price is reasonable and the portions are large. It is a short walk from nearby hotels. The restaurant was full for...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Valerie J
Reviewed February 8, 2019

For tourists is hard to find: hidden on the second floor above a take-away. Don't expect anything fancy, just good Egyptian food. Please try a kushari (a mix of rice, noodles, lentils onions an tomata sausage).

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fvw1954
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Food was nice. Service ok. But food too expensive for what you get. At other restaurants you pay a third of the price for the same quality

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We stumbled on this restaurant by accident, but what a great find! The food is top notch, the staff are incredibly friendly to all, and for the traveller the menu has an english version. Plenty of locals are about which is a sure sign, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Steve200000
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Average, but based on one experience only. Went for chicken shawarma sandwich. Really cheap, I think around 30 pounds. It was ok. Pretty small and had nothing special...regular Egyptian shawarma. Would maybe go again to try other food especially the koshery. FYI : Egyptian shawarma...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KarimBou87
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Been twice, around 2pm each time. Koshary was delicious and filling, 15 per medium serve. They serve other things but we didn't try anything else. Friendly service in a laid back atmosphere, massive fan to keep everyone cool. Go up the small stairs to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Simone L
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We went there because of good reviews We ordered one medium koshari, one piece of chicken and two smal cans of pepsi Food was average, with chicken came some pickles and pita and few meters behind us they are renovating the restaurant with circular saw,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Misa B
Reviewed May 19, 2018

The food is decent. The service is good. The falafel were just ok. The locals highly recommended the res

Date of visit: April 2018
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