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Balbaa Village

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$10 - $15
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Grill
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Halal, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews kofta seafood salad grilled meat bread juice fries egyptian food delicious food stuffed pigeons fast service different types take away nice restaurant prices are reasonable downtown sidi
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was not so easy to reach the place but at last we found, you can eat seafood or Mashawy there ,We eat both at 2 days ,We love Neefa it is the meat of goat , Second day we ate fish and seafood soup,...it was delicious, The checkout was reasonable.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is tasty except some kind of salad . Offering speed service. Need to review the orders after they receive it as they brought me wrong order.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very delicious food with excellent service and smiley staff it was my first time but not the last thanks waiter Mohamed again

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed July 1, 2020

It's a nice restaurant if you like grilled meat or grilled fist as it has a good variety of both... Not as neat as it used to be and usually very crowded so you might wait for some time to get a table... In general,...good to try...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed March 22, 2020

Bustling local venue. You pick out the meat or fish that you want outside where they have many grills going. Then you go inside to await your feast. Did not have the lamb soup but it's supposed to be one of their signature dishes. Waiter...then comes with fresh bread and about 10 types of appetizers, spreads, and veggies to accompany your meat. Rice and fries are also available. We went with the grilled baby lamb chops and they were amazing. Came with grilled onions that were excellent. No alcohol but plenty of bottled water and fruit juices. We were the only tourists in the place so a real local experience. Inexpensive. Highly recommend for a great meal and a great local experience!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 6, 2020

I am on a very short visit to Alexandria. Myself and my niece just arrived coming from Cairo. We were both starving. We wanted a restaurant that serves good food and it must be efficient. We ordered lentil soup, whole chicken stuffed with rice, “ro2a2”....With the order came 8 plates of different appetizers, salads and freshly baked pita bread hot out of the oven. The food was of good quality that is reasonably priced. I was not disappointed, we did not have to wait for the food to be served. The food was ample, we were not able to finish half of the order and we had to take the rest of our orders home. I have to admit that the restaurant was not so busy. But I think the system allows efficient and fast service even if the restaurant was full, according to my niece and others that frequented the restaurant recently. In short Balbaa serves large portions of good food with very good value for money. This review is based on my personal experience.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

I went with my family we ordered " kebab and kofta" and stuffed chicken with rice and vine leaves mahshi The kebab was good and the salads served were good also but i. Less portions and variety, but for the kofta if was loaded with...onion and tasteless and the chicken wasn't good some parts of it wasn't fully cooked . I hope they reconsider their quality.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Its like a bee house, many people in and out very mouth watering egyptian food with collection of grilled meat, the kabab and kefta is their speciality but i wouldnt miss the stuffed chicken or stuffen pigeon Even their salad collection is amazing

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 13, 2020

I tried the take away, I chose grilled ribs and rice with nuts with different types of salads, they serve them in good portions with average prices

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

Waiting time is outrageous, poor management, service were throwing the food on the tables Very poor experience acutely was disappointing especially since people were saying it’s one of the best places in Alexandria NOT

Date of visit: December 2019
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September 18, 2020|
Response from Judith M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know if they have oysters - they do have a seafood selection but we went for grilled lamb. Prices per kilo are posted when you select your meats and tell them how you want them cooked. I don't know if you can buy... More
September 12, 2018|
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Response from betosecond | Reviewed this property |
Many parkings there don’t worry.
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