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Porto Sono

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New Corniche, Near Al Mawqaf Al Eqlimy, Aswan, Egypt
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Aswan
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

the food was good in porto sono restaurant , but the drinks was expensive there, they have two drinks menu one for Egyptian and another for tourists, and its big different between both lists. the tourists menu is almost three times of the Egyptian prices. l think this is unfair.

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Thank Aiman_Madany
Innisfil, Canada
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290 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely BBQ chicken lunch. The salads bar was minimal., but the chicken was more then enough.

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Thank Valli C
San Diego, California
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63 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Uninspired cooking, but it didn't make us sick. Have a small, but nice salad bar. Had grilled, rather flavorless fish. I suspect that this is predominantly visited by tourists. As always try to order off the menu versus what your tour allows you to get. That way you can try different things while getting a credit for the standard meal.

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Thank SandraLikesToTravel
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, more expensive than most other restaurants in Aswan, but it's clean, and the food is tasty, and it has a beautiful view of the Nile

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Thank Hazem E
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the restaurant with my family, we got our launch there. We ordered a traditional Egyptian food ( Okra, Molokhia and rice ). It was really delicious. The staff are helpful and polite. The salad were fresh and variable. In addition to the traditional Egyptian kitchen, they have Italian food but I didn't ask for any of it. They... More 

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Thank AhmedMousa
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121 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The cafe and restaurant are located on the Cornish street around 7 minutes drive by car. The cafe on the ground floor doesn't see the Nike, yet the view from the restaurant is quite nice. The food and drinks are a moderate quality yet it is probably the best you can get outside a hotel in Aswan. The value for... More 

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Thank ShereefIbrahim
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Really enjoyed the food here. we had continental food and thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. Some of us tried their vegetarian buffet which had a variety of salads. Worth a try.

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Thank Amrita S
Alexandria, Egypt
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The place was very good, the food was fantastic, specially Melokhia and mombar ❤. The staff were friendly, and WC was clean, prices were opportune

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Thank Ahmed A
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58 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks for making my kids the best pasta dish since we have been travelling. We've been away almost a month now. The dust in the air has made us all sick. The kids have been fussy and we have all not been feeling like eating. Our driver called ahead with the order of Neapolitan spaghetti and when we arrived it... More 

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Thank Xxdinkyxx
Cairo, Egypt
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Even though they offer a'la carte dinner and lunch, I would rather recommend the open buffet. A good choice of fish, beef and chicken along with several vegetable, rice and pasta dishes. Mostly fresh and quite tasty. A nice salad bar but a not so good choice of desserts. The price of LE 75.00 per person must be considered as... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Egyptian, Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Corniche, Near Al Mawqaf Al Eqlimy, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan

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