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Felfela

#16 of 4,023 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
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15 Sharia Hoda Shaarawi Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
23922751
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Lahore, Pakistan
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7 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A historical, tasteful place in the heart of Downtown, if not the most surprising taste-wise, sporting a quite varied, both traditional and elaborate menu, and offering a professional, courteous service, though very old-school.

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Thank Florent C
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Four of us on a business trip stopped in for lunch. One of my companions is originally from Cairo, and recommended we visit Felfela for lunch. Therefore, you know it's good if a "local" likes it! The food is really well priced, especially for Western standards and it was delicious. All four of us are for approximately 27.00 USD. I... More 

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Thank NikkiU
Brookline, Massachusetts
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200 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a restaurant popular with tourists and students as well as Cairenes. It's not haute cuisine, but good Egyptian cuisine with some emphasis on vegetables. They sell beer and wine. The waiters are unusually friendly and accommodating. The atmosphere is friendly and informal.

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Thank NicJBoston
Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good quality Egyptian food. Great place to take guests from out of town. Not far from Tahrir square and the Egyptian museum

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Thank andreamacd2016
Cairo, Egypt
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Felfela is an authentic restaurant that offers Egyptian oriental food, its perfect for families, if you want a place that offers (foul and ta3meya) that have a good dining place, then Felfela will be perfect for you. I usually go in Ramadan's sohour with family and friends. I recommend it for foreigners too, its clean place to eat Egyptian food,... More 

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Thank AnisMetry
Barcelona, Spain
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232 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

the restaurant is quite near to the Cairo museum, it's large and caters for groups quite easily, it has many waiters. Although the food was good and typical local cuisine, it is quite slow in coming. Price around 10€ for a meal.

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Thank 735PLR
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the ambiance of this place, It feel like eating in an ancient Egyptian place, also the food is good. Service was okay when I last visted but overall a good place to have some nice local Egyptian food.

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Thank Husain Y
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the cleanest restaurant in Cairo which serve Egyptian food. The place is old and nice, the food is good and simple and it is not very expensive.

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Thank Nanda M
Alexandria, Egypt
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the place and the food. The service was also good up until we paid the bill. On the bill it says 13% for VAT and 12% for a service charge... so when we paid the bill and left a little extra we were very rudely informed that the service share was just for the kitchen and not for... More 

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Thank Armgee
Cairo, Egypt
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

was perfect in the past it is still good place for eat orintal egypt food with amazing decoration ...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Sharia Hoda Shaarawi Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 23922751

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