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Koshary Abou Tarek

#7 of 4,009 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
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Choppin ln | Champollion, Cairo, Egypt
+20 2 25775935
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Kassel, Germany
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85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

no one can doubt how delicious is the Koshary there. But since they are the most famous Koshary restaurant in Egypt, they have the rudest ever waiters in the universe. I stopped going there because of the sh**ty way they treat the customers

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Thank ahmedrouby
Gran Canaria
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend had told me how to find this place and it was well worth going. So much so I have eaten there on 2 out of my 3 days in Cairo. The koshary was excellent, service incredibly fast, small portion was pretty large and only 10EL (50p)

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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73 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Probably the best Koshary I had. The taxi driver recommended it, and it was great. The place is a hit for the locals. Clean and fast service.

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Thank mZoomout
Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a unique Cairo experience, 4 floors of busy restaurant that only serves one dish the famous koshary. The koshary is great. A great place to enjoy Cairo's best koshary and eat with the locals. Service is quick and the food is even better.

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Thank aussieabroad2015
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this place has great kochari. It s packed thaugh and the music can be pretty loud. But worth trying.

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Thank Daccache Z
Honolulu
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a 3 story Koshary that is pretty famous with the locals. All of our uber drives and any on we ask about it knew of this location. We had meals her 2 times during our stay. As the Koshary get busier they keep opening floors to accommodate. Best Koshary we had on the trip. Recommended. About. 1/2 mile... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there based on the reviews, and we were not disappointed! The food was amazing! My egyptian friends were just as in awe as myself! The place is very large. We ended up sharing a table on the 3rd floor, and there were more stairs, so this place has at least 4... and ALL were full from what we... More 

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Thank hakadoelen
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best koshary in town , no doubt that abou Tarek is the best place to try the famous oriental Egyptian koshary but unfortunately its location is so so bad Yes it's near the egypttian museum buy there's alot of difference between the two locations , it's not in a main street and around it alot of car spares shops... More 

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Thank Ahmed E
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can taste the original Egyptian koshary there, it's one of the best in the town. It's worth trying.

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Thank Soha A
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant Abo Tarek , Cairo The best of Koshary ( Egyptian Pasta and rice dish with special tomato sauce ) It's delicioussssss And the service so good .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Choppin ln | Champollion, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 25775935

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?