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Jay's Restaurant

Mediterranean, European, Egyptian
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El Masbat, Dahab, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I've eaten here a few times . I particularly liked the freshly made lasagne. Well worth a visit. Great food and reasonable prices.

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Thank Mark S
Manchester, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

The food here really is not very nice; poor recipes, poor quality. There is normally one waiter who is nice and helpful, and several more lazy, surley (and presumably more senior) waiters who will refuse to do anything at all, simply sit around smoking, and if directly asked will simply shout for the nice junior one. They could all go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

We come here every night, When ever we go everyday we find ourselves going to jay's. Chill is great here and food is great, the place is cheap. To those who love dogs you can find the best nice dogs here, dahab's dog like to chill here too :)

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cairo, Egypt
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Everyone that goes to dahab has to try Jays, it's DIVINE ! The staff are really nice and very friendly and make u feel right at home. We had the swiss burger for dinner and we went back the next day too for another burger at lunch , we couldnt have enough :)

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Thank Dina M
Edinburgh
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a chicken dish here that had a sweet sauce with dates - very tasty - alongside the freshly cooked chips. The glass of melon juice I ordered was refreshing and a nice change from the usual citrus fruit juices. The location is pretty chilled and the staff keep an eye on what is going on nearby to maintain that... More 

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Thank Annedi
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A rare place that never has anyone approach you on the Dahab corniche, Jay's is a very welcoming cafe that we went to a number of times during our stay in Dahab. You can grab a tea and look over the sea at Saudi Arabia for hours.

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Thank Max H
Lothians
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234 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed an afternoon light bite here and found the service friendly and relaxed. Nice outdoor area with a cool looking indoor seating space too.

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Thank LothiansJack
Gloucestershire, England
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28 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Back here a couple of times for lunch. The service isn't fast because they prepare the food to order. Not a huge variation in the menu but taste is good and each meal is freshly prepared. While waiting, just lean back, look out to sea and enjoy the beautiful warm temperatures (unless you've picked one of the couple of days... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Came here regularly for a drink and to relax. Jay's is very chilled out as are all the staff. Great place to drift off and mesmerise while listening to the good tunes.

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Thank BBOSE
Copenhagen, Denmark
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Loved this place and came here every day for a week. Tried almost everything on the menu but tuna salad was my favorite. Good service and really nice place to hang out during the daytime.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Egyptian
Meals
Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Masbat, Dahab, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Dahab

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