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Abou el-Sid

#10 of 4,016 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
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26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
+20 2 27359640
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Surra
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88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best Egyptian food in Cairo. Go for lunch as it's a bit heavy. Try the sharksiya, mosaqaa, adas appetizer, milokhya. I would go there again!

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Thank HAMSR
Rouen, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is delicious, the personnel very nice and the ambiance typical. We enjoyed it a lot! The best restaurant in Zamalek

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Thank anca_vasiliu
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the branch of mall al Arab we ordered plenty of egyptian dishes all were great ..with good value of money I recommend their musaqaa and sugar cane juice

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Thank Wesal A
Sanaa, Yemen
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48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a place serving delicious Egyptian traditional food with an amazing atmosphere, look no further. The decoration of the place is lovely, the service is very good, and the food is delicious as well.

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Thank Saqr A
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Abou El Sid is one of the best Egyptian traditional food restaurants in Egypt, but it's somehow overpriced

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Thank MostafaTamer
Cairo, Egypt
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167 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

its one of my fav places in egypt for egyptian food, the food is delicious and the design of the place is beautiful. highly recommended

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Thank Aya E
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85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after being recommended in the hotel. We were three and although we had a reservation it was not even asked. You need to be a bit aggressive to get a table but once seated the food is really good and you can realise as most of the customers are Egyptians. We order a combination of starters and it... More 

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Thank Juan Camilo V
Cologne, Germany
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Zamalek island in the middle of Cairo the restaurant has a good kitchen with flavorful dishes. If you are not sure what to take try the antipasti sampler, a with a tahini as main dish you can not go wrong. And the main entertainment is not started yet; the locals like the good dishes and the interiors are... More 

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Thank Plino
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went for a dinner to About el sid in alzamilek and on arrival we passed the restaurant as it is door is not clear so we have to ask and when we went in it was all dark place with heavy smoking of cigarettes and shishasha. It doesn't look healthy at all so we have to leave after spending... More 

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Thank Samhassan
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant decoration is nice and food is not bad for a breakfast yet for the price you will taste much nicer foul, falafel also the bread was not fresh

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Thank Rania H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 July St., Cairo 1111, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27359640

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