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Abou el Sid

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7 45 Street | Maadi, Cairo 11511, Egypt
380 5050
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best authentic restaurant in Cairo. Enjoyed the local choices. Very delicious. Not good for non smokers though, since smoking is allowed.

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Thank ramia865
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurants is recommended for tourists who wants to try the real tasty egytian food. .. but take care. . My advice is to have double your cardio afterwards

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Thank Youssef M
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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231 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first experience with this chain. Nice "oriental" decor and ambiance, very friendly staff and the best Mloukheyah I've had. The chicken on the other hand was a bit dry! There is outdoor seating which would be nice weather permitted. This location in Maadi is frequented by foreigners.

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Thank Louay
Oakland
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Abou el Sid has a reputation for being one of the few must-visit restaurants for travelers visiting Cairo. Its reputation is well-deserved, I thought the meal I had there was very good indeed. The restaurant serves a nice variety of Egyptian and pan-Middle Eastern dishes. But what really won me over was the restaurant's ambience; it really does feel like... More 

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Thank Bill H
Beirut, Lebanon
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174 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I ate koshari and molokheya at this place. i liked the molakhayeh very very much but the koshari was so washed to the extent it has no flavor. the staff are so kind and helpful. i advice u to eat om ali as sweets and molakheya and food.

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Thank nouhad1324
Cairo, Egypt
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122 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

If you wamy a great restaurant for business lunch or dinner,that should be your first destination.. Very oriental decorations..old Egyptian music, real home taste for the good,service 5 stars and they serve alcohol drinks Prices same like 5 stars hotels

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Thank Mo B
Cairo, Egypt
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I took my wife there to spend our anniversary and everything was absolutely amazing, We started with a couple of drinks along with the appetizers then we ordered Roasted Lamb and the Veal Chunk and both of them was really delicious. At the end I smoked the Shisha. What more can you for?!

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Thank Maged49
Cairo, Egypt
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Abou Sid is an authentic Egyptian restaurant with branches located around Cairo. The Maadi Branch is quite serene with both indoor and outdoor seating arrangements. They offer many Egyptian dishes (molokheya, Circassian Chicken, stuffed pigeons, and many more. You can hear classical Egyptian music playing in the background (usually Om Kalthoum) and the walls are decorated with many classical Egyptian... More 

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Thank ORostom
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I had a dinner with my family and I was expecting as I've been told to get best Egyptian food experience but un fortunately the tables wasn't clean and smells not good The service was poor and all the food except ( molokhiyah) was not eatable

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Thank Marwan69
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

One of the best egyptian food in Cairo I do appreciate there service Prices,taste,atmosphere and ambiance so good

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Thank DOX D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 45 Street | Maadi, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 380 5050

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