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Koshary Abou Tarek

#9 of 4,017 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
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Choppin ln | Champollion, Cairo, Egypt
+20 2 25775935
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09:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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montreal
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We are Egyptians, living in Canada. We were visiting Egypt and had to have Koshary! A few people recommended we go to this restaurant and the koshary was excellent! (I had high expectations because my mom makes this at home and it's my fav)! However, it did not disappoint. It was also nice to see other tourists there! It's in... More 

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Thank Mary D
Fakenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first taste of Koshary after a long walk from the Manial Palace, loved it! Try and get a window seat on the upper floor and watch the daily goons on out on the street.

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Thank angela0808_13
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is truly fast food. They make one thing -- Koshary. It is pasta, lentils, fried onions and garbanzo beans with a spicy tomato sauce. Most of the customers are local. A heaping bowl comes within minutes of placing an order.

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Thank dvandjay
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good place, one of the best veg food restaurants in Cairo, amazing Koshary, mainly take-away , but it has 3 floors place offering sitting and enjoy the food.

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Thank Sarah E
Vancouver
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404 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this restaurant for lunch near my hotel that was recommended by my guide after a tour. This restaurant occupied several floors of the building. We went to the second floor and had a table near a large fish tank. Koshary is a vegetarian dish made with rice, macaroni, lentils, and topped with a spicy tomato sauce. You... More 

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Thank Bill C
Cairo, Egypt
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice restaurant and a very good taste, service, a very good location though it is not appropriate for driving as you can not find a parking spot easily. its a low budget place good for friends union and a walk after wards. the taste is so rich and good the service is fast but the restrooms are mixed and not... More 

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Thank hendnassef
Cairo, Egypt
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the best Koshary you will ever try in Egypt, atmosphere is authentic, the only negative remark is this is a place to eat and leave.

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Thank Hesham_Heikal
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my first trip here was March 2016. after the early morning GIZA PYRAMID pick up at the ramses hilton at 7 am. my local guide ask me lunch is included. he ask what i want for lunch? i told him take me to a local authentic restaurant and i want to try a famous egyptian meal. KOSHARY and RICE PUDDING... More 

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Thank Antonio Sonny G
Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair we were starving after a long day sightseeing but this didn't disappoint. Various Egyptian friends and colleagues had recommended it and it was delicious. The place is always busy so the food is fresh and there's only 1 dish on the menu so ordering is easy! Grab a waiter, tell him how many people, pay him a... More 

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Thank Inglesa_SG
Singapore, Singapore
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159 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 735 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just had dinner here, factor in the challenges of getting here. Its in downtown and a rather busy junction. Our van dropped us off and picked us at the same spot. Relatively a simple meal, however delicious. Wasnt sure what to expect, however glad we went! A definite on the to do list in cairo!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Choppin ln | Champollion, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 25775935

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