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“Authenticity and a different atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Naguib Mahfouz Cafe

Naguib Mahfouz Cafe
5 El Baddistan Lane | Khan el-Khalili, Cairo, Egypt
+202-5903788
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Ranked #16 of 4,019 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Egyptian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Giza, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Authenticity and a different atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Authentic food and drinks.
If it were a tad larger it would be perfect, it's just too crowded, yet I'd recommend it for any one visiting el Hussein, Khan Khalili or Muaz L Deen Ellah street.

Visited October 2012
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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Authentic atmosphere ...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Food was great, music was very authentic and prices are reasonable ... smoking area should be provided .....

Visited May 2012
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Rockville, Maryland
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“Favorite cafe in Cairo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

I can not go to the Khan without eating here; it is my favorite cafe in Cairo. Best tamaya (using coriander and sesame) and fuul I have had since living here. The waiters are so friendly and the prices unbeatable. I have only eaten at the cafe but there are two other restaurants in the establishment, with one featuring a more upscale dining menu and atmosphere.

Visited December 2012
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Tripoli, Libya
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“great time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

it is was very interesting night in this cafe ,, with traditional food and friendly ppl stuff .. i am happy to been there in Cairo old city ... i hope visit it again

  • Visited October 2012
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“We love this place but it is being renovated”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013 via mobile

We usually go there for the excellent food and music. It is Egypt as we like it, bot nessessarily how Mahfouz know it. Because it was being renovated we went to Fishawi, which made us appreciate this coffee shop even more..,, next time for sure

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