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Abu Shaqra

Egyptian, Mediterranean, Halal
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Jamiaat duwal Arabiya street or al muhandiseen street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I went to thr restaurant in al muhandeseen street, it is in the first floor with a view on the square. Service is good, does not take long time to serve, grilled mix meat is a good choice with tehina and baba ghanouj salad. Mixed salad is a must. Clean and quiet place.

Thank shahendou
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We went to This restaurant before our Light and Laser show at the pyramids. Food was definitely great but service could be a bit better. They were busy but it seemed they didn't have enough people to handle the large number.

Thank Amir1122
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

From the information I have, this restaurant was established in 1947. A visit to this place is a must whenever I visit Cairo. Their specialties are kebabs. The particular interesting thing is pigeons. It is not a fine dining restaurant to stay for a long time but very suitable for good meal and spending moderate times there.

Thank Anter55
Amman Governorate, Jordan
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Me and my family went to this restaurant a couple of days ago .. It is well decorated, clean, and well placed (marghani st.). The service is ok, not astonishing by any means, but I believe it's due to the fact that it was a crowded night. The food is the gem of the crown! If you like the traditional... More 

Thank JoSharky
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014

This old founded restaurant is specialist in oriantal Kebab & Kofta meal, it is lamb meat grilled on fire with its secret spices which make the meal unique. It started with small corner in an old district in Cairo since more than fifty years, and now it has branches spreader all over Egypt and Sim other Arabic countrues . Believe... More 

Thank MahmoudMegahed
Cairo, Egypt
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

I have been more than one time in Abou Shakra Heliopolis and was never disappointed . Tried the kebab , pigeons , salads , soup etc all was very good . The service was excellent and the prices are very reasonable . I did not try the other branches but I suppose they are of the same quality .

Thank Lina B
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013

I went to abu Shaqra for first time and wont be last.. i tried thier mix grill.. it was kabab and kofta.. it was realy testy and service was exellent.. u must go there..

Thank Sandra j
Hurghada, Egypt
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2013

I love the place and cousine. Duck which we tried there was wonderful) grills were also nice. Nice atmosphere. But should like oriental.

Thank Antonina A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2013

Good food but prices pinch! Loved the pigeon soup. Good variety of grilled meat options. Very clean, basiclly for the upmarket , I guess

Thank NBS_Mumbai
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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515 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2012 via mobile

When i sit there, it took me very long time to order and long time to get the food,, although the Hamam Mahshi was delicious but others werenot.So not anymore going there

Thank Sa S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Egyptian, Mediterranean, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
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Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jamiaat duwal Arabiya street or al muhandiseen street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?