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Abou el-Sid

26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27359640
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
26 July St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 807 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I definitely try and conduct and mix business and pleasure here at this restaurant...love it for its vibes...it's energies... The restaurant tends to get very busy so reservation is recommended...service can be a tad delayed because of the huge rush...but well it's worth the wait...however...More

Thank Manoj A M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Abu Sayyid will remain the number one in Egypt where the authentic Egyptian taste of unique home-cooked food

Thank Amr M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love to eat local food and this restaurant was the best place for it. In a small street in zamalek,Down of a magnificent building of the 19 century from that moment you are in the Bublé , very nice welcoming once in table we...More

Thank Janatte H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Abou El-Sid has been in Cairo for years and its quality of food is always consistent and good. One of few good quality places that serves elegantly the Egyptian food. It is a bit over priced though. Personally I prefer the seating and atmosphere for...More

Thank MEMEgypt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite branch is the zamalek one. The decor and the vibes are the best. Their food is really nice and it's one of the rare places in Cairo where they serve good food, shisha and alcohol. I would recommend to get a bunch of...More

Thank HassanElzawy8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really abou el sid is one of the best restaurants that serves traditional Egyptian food.the cold lentil appetizer and the hot mombar are highly recommended.the stuffed pigeon is a signature plate .

1  Thank Wafaa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To all who wants to taste the Egyptian home food taste and try all these delicious stuffed grape leaves! Molokhia and fatta just visit Abu el-Sid restaurant and enjoy both food and atmosphere.

Thank nashwa2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Egyptian food with excellent value for money... demand is much higher than the capacity to fill in the place, especially the main branch in Zamalek which is leading to the service being well behind expectation...

Thank Ahmed E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my friends to zamalek as they wanted to try some local food , there was a wait for like 45 MTS ( they don't answer phone to make a reservation) which we don't mind if it was done in the right order not...More

Thank aousjor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to dine if you want to experience traditional Egyptian / Lebanese cuisine. A bit dark on the inside, but good enough to sense a tranquil ambience.

Thank George T
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Restaurant Details

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