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Balbaa Village

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Malak Hifny St | Sidi Bishr And Down Town Branch, Alexandria 032023446, Egypt
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+20 16941
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was very tasty but the cleanliness of the restaurant is not up to the standard. My wife found a snail inside the pigeon, I complained & they brought her another one & the wIter told me that they cook a huge amount of rice everyday & they can't control the cleanless

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Thank Diaa M
Giza, Egypt
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are going to visit Alex, you should pass by Balbaa. You will never taste such food anywhere else. Very nice staff and convenient price.

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Thank Amr T
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Balba an restaurant must try all oriental food especially Mamar Rise, Kabab, all Grill food and Tagins. Try a tasty sea food like Chrimps, Gandofly, fish and craps. For all who love tasty food Located in Sidi Beshr for family and friends

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Thank Hala M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like blab village very much there are different kinds of food i like kofta ,kabab,alot kinds of soups the staff very friendly they have suitable prices

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Thank Haiam F
Cairo, Egypt
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't try the fish, but everyone in our group of 6 was delighted with their order of grilled meats, chicken, tawagen and mahshi. The salads and service were everything I like about traditional Egyptian restaurants, efficient and deserving. Overall very filling and tasty food with excellent value for money.

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Thank marwabal
New York
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84 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house of BBQ and fish. The restaurant is 2 floor the lower level all the famous BBQ and the upper level for the sea food. You will be very happy if you went to either floor and order any dish in the menu. Not only good food but the staff is very friendly and the price is comparable to... More 

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Thank Abbady A
Germany
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this resturant used to be the best grill resturant in alexandria, now it has worsen a lot, taste is not so good as before, service is really bad and price for value is really down.

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1 Thank Ahmed M
Cairo, Egypt
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing salads and excellent fish. My friends usually opt for the grilled menu, I go for the fish. The quality is pretty good and they serve fresh juices - try their lemon mint! Their service is great, tipping well helps. And the prices are the average - except shrimps, those guys are pricey! Oh, you must try their seafood soup,... More 

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Thank Karim B
Ottawa, Canada
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a bit overrated. The food was as expected, comparable to other similar type restaurants. The location however was in the middle of a chaotic narrow streets, you can't even get out of the taxi without being honked at. Great variety of salads. It didn't look like it caters for tourists, but real authentic Egyptian grilled meat and... More 

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Thank Sheriff64
Alexandria, Egypt
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very reputable restaurant in Downtown Mall. I prefer its seafood partition location upstairs! The chef in there is really professional as he makes very tasty fish and shrimp platters. You can pick any kind of seafood available by piece or kilograms. You should try the red mullet fried, the hamour/bass grilled with and oil & lemon, and of course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Grill, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Malak Hifny St | Sidi Bishr And Down Town Branch, Alexandria 032023446, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Alexandria Governorate  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +20 16941

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