Fodor's Expert Review Abou El Sid

$$$ Gezira Island and Zamalek Middle Eastern

You'll feel as if you've entered an Arabian palace when you pass through the portal of this restaurant. The food perfectly complements the decor, with hot and cold mezze and dishes such as moussaka, okra-and-veal-shank stew, and muammar (savory rice with cream)—all of it impressive. Abou El Sid has branches across Cairo and elsewhere in Egypt, but the decor makes the Zamalek location unique.

Middle Eastern Lively Breakfast Lunch Dinner Family $$$

Quick Facts

157 26 of July Corridor, Mohammed Mazhar St.
Cairo, Cairo  12151, Egypt


Known For:
  • Branches throughout Cairo and beyond
  • Convenient location in the heart of Zamalek
  • Grilled meats, stuffed pigeon, and other Egyptian classics
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Reservations recommended

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