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Cafe & Restaurant Maratonga

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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, Cafe
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The grilled chicken was delicious and tender. My wife said her chicken shwerma was good. My meal came with huge servings of rice and an Egyptian soup with tomato sauce and potatoes. We were expecting cheap prices because the TripAdvisor page for this restaurant said...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sweettea4me2016
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We visited this cafe after leaving the temple, after our tour guide tried to discourage us (presumably he doesn't get a back hander from them for bringing in tourists like I assume he does elsewhere). We had a light lunch of shawarma (chicken and salad)...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SJ1870
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We walked out of the Madinet Habou Temple toward the Cafe, our host patiently greeted us. We had coffee and water, we enjoyed the conversation with our host. As we were leaving to continue our adventure, we decided to return for supper. We are very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John H
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We only stopped here for a lemon juice, but the owner Sahed was just so lovely that we felt we should encourage others to stop here too. He is very genuine, has prices printed on a sign out front (and sticks to them) and supports...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amy D
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We were attracted by the big, clear white board and the words “Fresh Juices”, while constantly parched from the dry Luxor climate and craving a cold drink after visiting the large Medinet Habu complex. As per the board, this is a restaurant, café, has toilets,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kay L
Reviewed 28 January 2015

We have not been to Egypt in a couple of years and the dates don't allow us to be accurate! However, we hope that Saeed and his beautiful daughter continue to bring joy to tourists from EVERYWHERE! Our favourite memory ever is Christmas lunch of...More

Date of visit: December 2014
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

Are you a little tired or just want something to drink before you enter Medinet Habu. Then sit down with a good fresh lemon juice or something else. I just love the lemon juice :-) Or maybe something to eat or drink after you are...More

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank M0na62
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

very reasonably priced and good quality food. Good place to stop as this is near the end of a day trip to West Bank. Owner supports ACE animal care and even has an eagle that he rescued on the roof. Clean bathrooms!

Date of visit: April 2013
Thank Jon1796
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Located opposite Medinet Habu (Mortuary Temple of Ramses III) Maratonga is a perfect spot to stop for a bite to eat / refreshments to boost energy levels while out exploring the tombs and temples of Luxor. The chicken shawerma and rice here is excellent, it...More

Date of visit: March 2012
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