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Abou el-Sid

) #16 of 4,037 Restaurants in Cairo €€ - €€€ Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,
26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27359640
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 773 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were around 20 pax, each one of us enjoyed our dishes with the yummiest appetizers, the circasian chicken in walnut sauce is a must have , dont miss it

Thank Rehab_ELMasry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends live in Cairo and thought this would be a good introduction to the food. 8 of us went to dinner, had a TON of food plus a few bottles of wine and some beers and I think it came to about $6 a...More

Thank NatAtHome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go regularly to Zamalik branch, and i always order the Melokhia, it's the best! Always tastes amazing, one thing they can improve is staff proffessionalism. Overall ìt's a nice place.

Thank 761sabrij
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many years back I was in Cairo and went to Abou El Sid restaurant in Zamalek, it was cosy, friendly and attentive staff, great food and nice decoration and crowd and music ..since then it became my favorite restaurant in Cairo.. then this restaurant started...More

Thank Arabianman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking for Egyptian food & after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor about this restaurant I thought I give it a try. I had Tahina which was literally poured out as is with some oil on the top.. the salad was not fresh, my soup...More

Thank Khaled A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiters fighting ... food quality ok( was great 2 years ago)... place requires renovation. Food is authentic and tasty. Don't miss the ta3miyya and ta7eena. Fish sayyadiyyah was great , so was el Bossara.

Thank Bahjat M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to have a bite in authentic egyptian atmosphere, this is probably the best place. Interior and ambience are really attractive. The food is pretty good as for Egypt but could be better, the service is meh, waiters look solid but don't...More

1  Thank Susanna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this much known local restaurant. Great tasting food. The place usually crowded. Service can be better.

Thank SKhajuria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The decoration of the place is very good. They created a very good ambience yet i ordered a beer that came not cold enough and foul/ flalfel and cheese with tomatoes the three were tasteless and my stomach got a little bit upset

1  Thank Samar A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Abou el Sid with friends. It is a very cozy place with a genuine feel. It is busy, so better book a table. The menu includes both traditional Egyptian food, and some original dishes. All very good. The fried eggplant with tomato for starter...More

Thank Catarina B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27359640
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