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El Fanar

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El Masbat, Dahab 55555, Egypt
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+20 100 307 7173
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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is really nice and what's nicer is the people working there, they are very welcoming to their Guests and would love to comply all your needs. The food taste is really nice especially the fish. Prices are very cheap comparing to the quantity and quality of food. Thanks for all team for their warm welcomes.

Thank NadaMekky
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice place very helpful and friendly staff very responsible prices, iloved the place and the food

Thank Jala A
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

good variety of food, i recommend the see food, also the grilled chicken & kofta is great dish. also the view is fantastic.

Thank Benyamien salam... F
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A delightful sea breeze with a wonderful view is one of the lovely things about this Dahabian gem, coupled with generous and excellent service, and fantastic food with huge portion sizes. One of the best places for lunch/ dinner in Dahab's sea front.

Thank Carrie I
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had a lovely meal here recently, fresh grilled fish and prawns with a tasty starter of hummus and babaganou. The staff here are great, efficient and lots of smiles. Well worth a visit right by the sea. We even got to watch a lion fish out fishing for his own dinner after finishing our own.

1 Thank Nools H
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38 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I was walking along the street in Dahab to find a fine resto with good food at cheaper price. Suddenly, someone from this resto offered an unbelievable price for a set which is lower than those in the menu. The food was OK, not exceptionally delicious but was good!!! What I liked most was the awesome view of the Red... More 

Thank casperthetraveller
Alexandria, Egypt
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

The food is super bad, with really high prices. the pizza was good tho, but the service in this place makes it the worst experience ever....

Thank Baghdady
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We visited in a high season (easter) and I know it can be hard to manage a full restaurant, but this is rediculous! We were served (if we can call THAT a service) food that was either raw or of poor quality. My wife ordered Lamp chops and came raw so we had to return it to the kitchen, that... More 

Thank AhmedAnany
Cairo, Egypt
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Great location with amazing view Good prices Average service when crowded Good drinks Above average - 7/10 - food but there are better options in Dahab Its good place to spend the night with shisha and hot drinks but not to party

Thank izohdy
Alexandria, Egypt
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

This restaurant had a new owner recently (previous owner of Aladdin restaurant on the same street). so all the high quality food used to be there has transferred to elfanar. sea food plates are very tasty, service is very good, location of course is perfect directly on the beautiful water. you can enjoy smoking shisha (water pipe) and having beer... More 

Thank Egyptiano333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Seafood, Mediterranean, Fusion, Egyptian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: El Masbat, Dahab 55555, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Dahab
  • Phone Number: +20 100 307 7173
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Business, Local cuisine Excellent, Entertaining clients, Cheap EatsDining options Brunch, lunch, dinner, booking, until last night

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