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Abou el-Sid

€€ - €€€Mediterranean, Middle Eastern,
26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27359640
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are looking for an authentic Egyptian traditional food come to About Elsid. The restaurant traditional decor will take you to that 19 Century era with Um Kalthoum music playing at the background. The food is amazing and better to come with empty stomach...More

Thank Mohamed E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, food is good and service is fast, I would recommend change tables with higher ones and they are not comfortable to use.

Thank Yasser_Sharaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best well cooked Fatta in Cairo An amazing Oriental style restaurant Totally recommended for all my friend

Thank Shamsiii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere and interior design. Dim lights, old classical furniture, gorgeous paintings and antiques. Food is mainly Egyptian cuisine which has many influences from the levant cuisines. Portions are quite big so come hungry or take the rest as doggy bag. Local wine and beer...More

Thank Noon A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think abou el-sid was the truly Egyptian food restaurant in an up scale way. Some other restaurants mix it with Lebanese cuisine. The one in Zamalek is always crowded and the service is not what one would expect but the food is good.

Thank Munira S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

inside the restaurant , you feel you are different , decoration , music are really good , this place can change the mood only with their hospitality , music and decoration but guess what the food also there is really awesome as you do it...More

Thank Mohamed G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps our best dining experience of Egyptian food in a local restaurant was at the Abou el - Sid in Zamalek, Cairo. The place is popular, crowded mostly with foreigners, and has what appeared to be a simulated local decor, with low, gaudy but comfortable...More

Thank Ayub Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried it once felt like I’m eating home made egyptian food Sun city branch They have mobile app also Nice environment

Thank Ahmed B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice value for money food! The atmosphere and the decoration of the restaurant was spectacular. The service however was slow and Our food arrived late after many requests. The place was clean and some of the tables had an interesting design. Overall our experience was...More

Thank Klio X
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s really amazing Egyption cosine . You will feel the Egyption hospitality the minute you are there. They have three or four locations in Cairo, one in Zamalek and the others in Maadi and Dokki,I have been to Zamalk one it’s nice but little dark,...More

2  Thank yasminjordan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
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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