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Balbaa Village

Malak Hifny St | Sidi Bishr And Down Town Branch, Alexandria 032023446, Egypt
+20 16941
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“kofta” (38 reviews)
“salads” (67 reviews)
“seafood” (88 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Grill, Halal
$$ - $$$
Malak Hifny St | Sidi Bishr And Down Town Branch, Alexandria 032023446, Egypt
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81 - 90 of 390 reviews

Reviewed September 1, 2016

It used to be the best in Alexandria, but now it's an average. the food is not bad and not good. I still love the place and would rather visit it again for its location and atmosphere. "duck with orange" is one of their speciality...More

Thank Abdelrahman E
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

The food is just delicious.seafood and barbecue all is great. Service is so quick that you eat and go in no time. Sometimes it's noisy but it's ok as it's so big. I love the two branches, the old one and the one in downtown...More

Thank akoik
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant many times along the years and recently, many years ago, it was one of the best BBQ and Oriental Egyptian food but now the quality is average. You can try it but from my experience, there are much better other choices.

Thank Osama T
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

While everyone goes for their meats, i just love their seafood, they are pricey and everytime i go the prices are up :( but if you really want great grilled shrimp go to balbaa.

Thank iman A
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I eat at down town branch of balbaa and it's always good if you are after authentic Egyptian cuisine , nomads food and Mediterranean Sea food Alexandria way. Some of the best are the barbecue veal liver, fillet( which they call Fleto) and lamb shops....More

Thank irenesaad
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

I've been there lots of times with my family and each time I'm satisfied Very nice variety of oriental food Nice salads very nice drinks

Thank S.h. D
Reviewed August 24, 2016

The place is just amazing! If you looking to taste the best seafood while visiting Alexandria, you can't miss this restaurant! The food is perfect - delicious and served in a great way. The service is amazing and the waiters are always smiling and ready...More

Thank Timea121212
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice place that presents Egyptian oriental food,,we tried grilled lamb meat(lahma dany&fata),staffed pigeons with frek,mahshi,a grilled chicken...for me..staffed pigeon with frek was a good experience..and I give it rate very good..the food was good,place decortion was good for the place we set on..that was oriatal...More

Thank sara236
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We've been there 5 times once a year and for the 5th year; it's still as good as the first time. Excellent food quality, excellent salad variety. The working staff very friendly and the prices are still convenient.

Thank MonsefMourad
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a one of the best restaurants in Alexandria It offer a wide variety of dishes and many barbecue recipes in the ground floor with very good Egyptian taste The upper floor is specified in oreintal seafood dishes that are so delicious The...More

Thank Samer S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malak Hifny St | Sidi Bishr And Down Town Branch, Alexandria 032023446, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Alexandria Governorate  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +20 16941
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