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El Masry Egyptian

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Mediterranean, Egyptian
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SW 3rd and Washington, Portland, OR
+1 503-476-7650
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 00:00
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Spokane, Washington, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2015

When it comes to food pods/carts in PDX there are dozens of middle east type places to choose from. So many to the point its tough to choose. El Masry in my limited tasting expedience here and recommendations from others leaves me with this place is the best. We had the lamb Gyros twice over the course of a four... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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154 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

Great street food! This is difinately a surprise. We usually never ever eat street food but we heard about this place and glad we did.

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Thank SOocerStar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

The best Egyptian food in Portland. All others are copies. El Masry is the original. Anything you order here will be good.

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Thank Mark C
Long Beach, California, Usa
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

Its part of Portlands great street food. I couldn't make up my mind on what to choose to eat. I ended up here and the cook told me " have one of our Egyptian Burritos" well I live in Los Angeles and have eaten every kind of Burrito there is so It was on for me. I had it done... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2014

I'm hosting a young woman from Egypt and took her here. She was in HEAVEN! She loved talking with the woman working the cart, ordering our food, sharing her cuisine. And she loved the food. Unfortunately, the owner did not understand what gluten-free meant and I ended up with a plate of inedible food and gut ache. And I totally... More 

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Dallas
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2010

No nonsense Egyptian street food- a tiny corner of Cairo in Portland. They were out of el koshary when I was there, but fantastic falafel. Really nice food stand/cart with comfy little covered corner seating!

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Seattle
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2010

As we walked down the street looking at the various food carts, where Portland enjoys one of the best street food scenes in the country, we were told by several passers by, "they have the best falafel ever, you have to eat there." With multiple stranger endorsements and a Jonesing for Mediterranean food El Masry was selected. The small covered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Egyptian
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 00:00
Thursday
10:30 - 00:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW 3rd and Washington, Portland, OR
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-476-7650

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