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Tom & Basal

8 Talaat Harb St. Beside Piraeus Bank Egypt - ATM, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“fast food” (2 reviews)
“staple” (2 reviews)
“feteer” (2 reviews)
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Fast food, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
8 Talaat Harb St. Beside Piraeus Bank Egypt - ATM, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst experience ever, they took the order on phone while being very very rude, after 1:30 hr they advised that order on the way. After 2 hrs they said no details for the phone neither the order. Don't you ever order from...More

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our tour guide, Nevin, brought us here for dinner on the way to the airport, it was simply great. I would eat here regularly if I was in the area.

Thank Mickey J
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice and simple, fast vegetarian food. I loved it. Everyone has to try this budget meal. I'll definitely visit there again.

Thank Zoltán K
Reviewed 16 April 2017

One thing comes to mind when you dine here, really tasty kushari! A staple of Egyptian food, very common and affordable food. It's very Egyptian, very local, it's vegetarian and it's good for your health! Most of all, it's cheap. If you do get a...More

Thank la_speranza
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great introduction to Koshary, this was a nice break for us from the "tourist buffets" our agency had been scheduling.

Thank MaryBryan2011
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Simple quick and filling that is Koshary for me. Grab a midium size spice it up to perfection. Ask for bread they will get you some nice toasted crumbs. Finish it off in style with a sweet fetera with sugar. You can also have fetter...More

Thank Amr T
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a good cheap Egyptian meal then look for one of Tom & Basal's branches, the taste is very good and fresh and you will find a branch near your location as they have a lot, I recommend it as one of...More

Thank Kareem E
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Great food, just amazing. Clean, delicious and best value for money paid. A must go/ or order at home.

Thank dismail2015
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was the fist time we ever had Koshry and loved it. Tried few other places but Tom & Basal by far was the best

Thank fsyed81
Reviewed 19 January 2016

This chain serves up delicious (and safe to eat) koshery. Although it could be classified as "fast food," koshery is a Cairo staple. Try it at least once. Hint: the small bowl is sufficient for all but the most ravenous.

Thank dmittleman
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  • Address: 8 Talaat Harb St. Beside Piraeus Bank Egypt - ATM, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
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