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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Egyptian
Meals
Dinner
FEATURES
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Menu

MAZA‏
Appetizers to start your meal served with pita bread
Maza for Two
A little of everything and a little more!
20.00
Each person+5.00
Hummus Bil Tahina
Chick pea puree with tahina, garlic, lemon juice, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil
6.50
Baba Ghannuug
Eggplant puree with tahina, garlic, lemon juice, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil
6.50
Zabadi Bil Toom
Yogurt cheese and garlic served with sliced cucumber
6.00
Gibna Wa Zaytun
Imported feta cheese served with kalamata olives
7.00
Ta’miya
Egyptian fried “felafel” made with ground fava beans, served with tahina sauce
6.00
AL TELETA
3 Courses
37 per guest
AL ARBAA‏
4 Courses
41 per guest
SALADS
Salata Masria
Mixed salad with a little bit of everything, house dressing
6.50
Gibna (feta cheese)+2.00
Khiyar Bil Zabadi
Diced cucumber in yogurt, fresh garlic, mint
6.75
Gibna (feta cheese)+2.00
Salatet Betingen
Fried eggplant, parsley, tomato, scallions, house dressing
6.75
Gibna (feta cheese)+2.00
Salatet Sabanekh
Fresh spinach, caramelized onions, pine nuts, garlic, house dressing
6.75
Gibna (feta cheese)+2.00
ENTREES‏
Served with rice pilaf and choice of vegetable
Mulu’khia
Jute plant
‘Ul ‘As
Taro root,‏ swiss chard
Basilla
Sweet peas, diced carrots
Bamyia
Okra stewed in tomato
DESSERTS
Desserts
Made daily
4.00
SEASONAL SEAFOOD‏
Samak Ma’li
Deep fried fish served with tahina
18.00
Samak Mashwi
Grilled fish‏ with cilantro, onion, tomato, dill
19.00
Taggen Samak
Baked fish in tomato, onions, raisins, roasted almonds
20.00
Samak Bil Tammer Hindi
Baked fish with a tamarind, ginger, garlic sauce, caramelized onions, pine nuts
21.00
Samak Mahshi
Baked whole tilapia stuffed with onion, tomato, cilantro
19.00
Gambari Mashwi
Grilled prawns with a butter garlic sauce
22.00
Gambari Ma’li
Deep fried prawns served with tahina
22.00
Kebab Samak
Grilled salmon‏ cubes with a butter garlic sauce
23.00
FREE RANGE POULTRY
Firakh Fe Alforn
Baked chicken in a rich cilantro, onion, garlic sauce
18.00
Taggen Firakh
Baked chicken in a rich tomato, ginger, garlic sauce
18.00
Baraber Mahshia
Baked cornish game hen stuffed with rice, onions, raisins, roasted almonds, pine nuts
20.00
Kebab Firakh
Grilled chicken tenders with a butter garlic sauce
19.00
HALAL OR KOSHER MEAT‏
Kufta Mashwiya
Grilled minced lamb with butter garlic sauce
20.00
Halal
Kosher
Kebab Harouf
Grilled lamb with a butter garlic sauce
22.00
Halal
Kosher
Lahma Mahshiya
Stuffed tenderloin with cheese and parsley, and topped with a garlic, onion, nutmeg, lemon sauce
23.00
Halal
Kosher
Riasch Mashwiya
Grilled rack of lamb with a butter garlic sauce
25.00
Halal
Kosher
Batt Fe Alforn
Baked duck stuffed with onions and nutmeg
22.00
Halal
Kosher
BELEDI (LOCAL) DISHES
Kushari
Lentils, pasta, rice, carmelized onions and side of shata (hot sauce)
16.00
Vegetable+3.00
Fuul Midammis
Fava beans garlic, tomato, diced onions, parsley
16.00
Vegetable+3.00
Ta’miya
(Falafel) Egyptian ground fava bean felafel with tahina
16.00
Vegetable+3.00
Musa’ah
Layered eggplant with taro root fries, zucchini, tomato, bell pepper
16.00
Vegetable+3.00
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

Tucked in a neighborhood, the decor of this little Egyptian restaurant is lovely. They have wine and beer including specialty beers. Food and service was good; we were there for an all you can eat buffet with live music and belly dancing. The entertainment was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Traveldanse
Reviewed April 7, 2018

I really hope that people don't go out of their way to try this restaurant in SF. As an Egyptian, there is nothing authentic about this restaurant. I truly am embarrassed if people believe that this is what our cuisine is like. Nothing was executed...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Christina G
Reviewed March 1, 2018

We very much enjoyed our evening at Al-Masri. Our meals were very good, but the entertainment was superb! I came to recognize some of the subtle differences from one belly dancer to another. Quite illuminating! I recommend this experience to anyone who wants in inexpensive...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Jay E
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Good food quality, authentic Egyptian dishes. Nice environment and music. Belly dancer is also a plus.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank amrkata
Reviewed June 1, 2016

Good food, but the atmosphere is the real draw. The belly dancer was fun and lively. The owner was very nice and kept coming over to make sure we were taken care of. There was an envelope for tips so you were able to show...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Megladoawn
Reviewed August 31, 2015

What a great restaurant! Not only was the food wonderful but the ambiance and the owner were so welcoming. The belly dancing was wonderful. They really encouraged our children to take part in the dancing. We left feeling that we just had dinner in a...More

Date of visit: August 2015
Thank KasiaS837
Reviewed June 18, 2015

Excellent Egyptian food, decor, friendly owner and very sweet staff who will bring you whatever you need. Check the calendar to see which nights have live music, otherwise there is good recorded music and authentic belly dancing. Audience dancing is encouraged and fun. A real...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank SoulfulNomad
Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had a great heart warming New Years celebration with excellent musicians and professional belly dancers. After a while we were invited to participate to dance, we were all as a big family! They were playing for around four hours practically non-stop!!! The salmon it...More

Date of visit: January 2015
3  Thank Elian W
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Loved it all. At 6 PM on a Friday it was empty but we did not mind that at all. By the time we left at around 7 PM, it was getting full. They are environmentally conscious and asked if we want water. We appreciated...More

Date of visit: January 2014
3  Thank Purobi
Reviewed September 24, 2012

I can't say how authentic the food was. This is a small restaurant in a basically residential neighborhood in the Outer Richmond. The decor is nice and the food was tasty. A belly dancer appeared for maybe 15 minutes. The service was slow but that...More

Date of visit: July 2012
4  Thank ftsien
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