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Near Talat Harb St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good58%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
8 Feb 2017
“Tasty, worth trying,”
5 Jan 2016
“Best Falafels I have ever had”
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Middle Eastern, Halal
Near Talat Harb St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

After 2 hours visiting the Egyptian museum, left the rest of the group and went with our lovely tour guide to try the local Falafel "Ta'amiyya", he suggested Filfila which is familiar to tourists, even my brother recommended this restaurant. Highly recommended, try the Ta'amiyya,...More

Thank Claire A
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Make sure you get the Tamia! It is the best Falafel I have ever eaten and I grew up in the middle east! The rest of the food was quite good as well. The shawarmas are massive. The food is quite cheap and visited by...More

Thank Tadew
Reviewed 23 May 2015

A nice small on the run restaurant with clean fast food, offers nice and delicious sandwiches, deferent kid of Fool and Falafel, koshary, Shawermah and a delicious must try Hawawshi sandwich.

Thank IbtisSam29
Reviewed 22 November 2014 via mobile

Filfila downtown Cairo is one of a few (actually two!) Old restaurants that have survived in the dying downtown area. It makes the trip to the area worthwhile still. It has maintained its coziness, good egyptian food and reasonable prices for years. They even serve...More

Thank Nabil E
Reviewed 17 December 2013

+ they serve both original egytpian food and have a variety of food for those who prefer to stick to what they know....it is a very busy place...service is fast....well priced (even thu u can eat this food in other places like gad or shabrawy...More

Thank Lamia A
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Egyptian food. Go only to the downtown location - Hoda Shaarawy Street - all other locations are bust. Not worth the trip

Thank Sherebex
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Take out food is okay...but dining in is so expensive ..they serve Egyptian food ..prices are so expensive.

Thank World T
Reviewed 13 February 2012

This has been for long one of the most tourist-friendly egyptian restaurant. You can have a better "foul & falafel" experience at a lower price elsewhere however! But great service.

Thank rogerfahmy
Reviewed 11 February 2012

a very famous egyptian traditional restaurant that have branches almost every where in Cairo and in many other governorates in Egypt, it offers great quality of Foul and Falafel meals and sandwiches, while the other food as barbeque and Shawerma can be also good there...More

Thank The_Egyptian_Guide
Reviewed 9 February 2012

My last visit in Filfila was disaster. The food was barely average and overpriced. The service was reluctant and the waiters paid attention mainly to larger groups (we were just two persons). I have visited this place 5 or 6 times in last 10 years...More

Thank Meresanch
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  • Address: Near Talat Harb St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
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