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“Nice place , eat till you expload” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Balbaa Village

Balbaa Village
Ranked #1 of 1,246 Restaurants in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Egyptian, Barbecue, Grill
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice place , eat till you expload”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013 via mobile

Nice place to eat almost every thing , fish meat ,chicken , lots of salads you will eat till you expload for almost nothing , they only bad thing is the location , it is located in a poor ally but from inside it is typical oriental restraint

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Arabic first
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Alexandria, Egypt
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“The Fish Restaurant prepares the tastiest food in town”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I am not a big fan of Balbaa as the place is not very clean. Balbaa serves oriental food-mostly BBQ and Fish. Both are tasty but if we actually want to eat BBQ we prefer Ibn el Ballad. The Fish however, is very tasty here. The Fish Restaurant looks rustique, the table cloth is actually a big one way napkin, tables are covered by mushamas (plastic coated table cloths) and are in a heavy duty condition. If you want to invite a foreigner here you should tell him to sacrifice the ambience for the taste.

Visited March 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“High class at cheap prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

A great Egyptian restaurant. Does kebabs, kofta, fish, mollakheya, bumya and they are all superb. A great variety of salads are included free of charge, as well as bread, water and lemon with mint drink. Gorged oueselves for $11!!

Visited April 2013
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Thank JohnV28
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Pune, India
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Meat lovers go for it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

This place is famous for meat kebabs. they are awesome. You must go here once atleast if you happen to visit alexandria
The bread they serve is hot, such that steam comes out if you poke it.
Must try the grill chicken. It is marinated and grilled on charcoal.
the salads are fresh and fantastic.
Youll get the best meat here!!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank EzziHussain
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Cairo, Egypt
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I always go there when I am in Alexandria. I love the food of course the fish and meat and specially the salads. The atmosphere is similar to every fist resturant

Visited April 2012
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Thank Fadwa G
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