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26 July St, corner of Shereef St, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

very nice amazing sweets and ice cream with acceptable prices .crowded place at any time.I become addict to < Basbosa >.

Thank Ayman K
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

this place has lovely sweets! i really like the konafa! the ice cream was pretty good too! it was nice to try the specialty sweets for prophet's birthday

Thank morgan h
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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50 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

I am with El Abd more than 18 years as regards his Tortes & Eastern Sweets. His prices are very good & suitable.The material used is very pleasing & nice. The service is Excellent & its population is increasing bec of Perfection of El Abd Staff is So excellent.

Thank Victor612
Portland, Oregon
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Hands down, the best ice cream I have eaten anywhere. Rich, thick, no air whipped in, the two small scoops you get for LE 10 are very filling. Flavors are limited to chocolate (insanely good), vanilla (creamy and perfect), strawberry (tastes like the fruit) and mango (decadent). You don't need any more than this.

Thank Aliza E
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015

They have the best selection of Ice cream and Arabic sweets -so tasty and really yummy prices are average however I personally would avoid it due to the fact that it was crazy busy over crowded up to the point where people push one another its crazy line ups go to the street that's how crazy the shop is and... More 

Thank Princess_Huda
Tokyo, Japan
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390 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

You can't beat their ice cream. The fresh mango flavor is probably the best mango ice cream I've ever had.

Thank McG_Road_Warrior
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

Don't forget your health and don't eat more. Really you will enjoy pastry cakes , All delicious from both branches in down town. It is not a restaurant and not providing a meals. Just a shop selling sweetly staff..

Thank Mohamed G
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2014

If you're oriental sweets lover,this is a not to miss place to visit in down town,specially if you are not worried about gaining weight ;)

Thank berlinhotelcairo
Giza, Egypt
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2014

small crowded shops but offer deliscious oriental ( mainly ) and western desserts and always fresh tasty nuts and ice cream. i used to buy from every time i go down town .

Thank M_laimoud
Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

El Abd is a lovely an Egyptian Patisserie and there is everything you could possibly want from donuts, chocolate croissants, nuts...etc. This place is always busy and there's a reason why, the food is amazing. Definitely recommended!

2 Thank Andrew M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 July St, corner of Shereef St, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
Telephone 23937770

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