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El Cairo

352 Calle Ensenada, San Juan 00920-3504, Puerto Rico
+1 787-273-7140
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel” (5 reviews)
“lamb chops” (6 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
352 Calle Ensenada, San Juan 00920-3504, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is our go-to place to enjoy Lebanese food at its best. After experiencing excellent Lebanese food in Venezuela decades ago, we found El Cairo in San Juan and have never faltered. The decor is exuberant and they even have belly dancers at dinner some...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The Labaneh (cucumber with yogurt )the best !!cucumbers are cut huge love it !!!my favorite 😋,chicken skewers (Shish Dalai),humus is also great 👍

Thank Vivian G
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great middle eastern food on the island. They serve Halal lamb dishes. The lamb chops and lamb legs were phenomenal, a must have if you like lamb meat. They have done an outstanding job with he decor that makes it for a great setting. Our...More

Thank Amir F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a place to bring your friends and family for a fun evening of campy decor, middle eastern music (along with an enchanting belly dancer), and as a bonus the food and service are both good. Think of it as a theme-park restaurant; it's...More

Thank groupwww
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Once you enter the ornate front doors you are no longer in the Caribbean. A multitude of life-size statues and elaborate wood carvings cover almost every inch of space inside the several dining rooms and hanging drapes on the ceilings. I have dined there many...More

Thank LuarYon
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We had hummus with meat, falafel, the fish dish and amazing lamb chops. Everything was amazing, loved it! For dessert we had princess's fingers with Arabian coffee, delicious! Will go back!!

Thank jessicaopp
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It is not the first time my wife and myself have been here. We actually go back everytime we want to have a quiet and peaceful dinner without the kids to remind ourselves the times we have been here starting fifteen years ago. Their decor...More

Thank Rajesh S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This place is beautifully decorated and has amazing food. I am a big fan of falafel and this place has the absolute best I've ever tasted.

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went on a Saturday and we were first impressed with the decor. From the main entry door, to the ceilings the place is a piece of art. The food is outstanding with a great variety of dishes at a great price. Portions were more than...More

Thank 803Omar
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This place was amazing!! The food was soo good, the belly dancer was very entertaining and the customer service was great! I would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting PR and want to try something other than PR food.

Thank StacitaBonita
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Calle Ensenada, San Juan 00920-3504, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-273-7140
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