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Abou Shakra

69 Kasr El Ainy St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 25316111
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“kofta” (9 reviews)
“side dishes” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Barbecue, Halal
$$ - $$$
69 Kasr El Ainy St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my father was travelling in Giza we found Abou Shakra was next to our hotel. We had a lunch in afternoon with pigeon. Lunch is fairly fine. HOWEVER!!!!! Dinner just made me so mad! The server wasn't listen at all ! I asked...More

Thank Ziv C
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I think it very exaggerated in its prices. The food was delicious but the quantities were small. The place was quite well.

Thank mittle
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled into here. Service was good and the food was very good and far more than we could eat. What let it down was the number of people smoking. This was only evident after we had ordered or we wouldn't have stayed.

Thank Laritwoshoes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went to the new Abou Shakra branch in new cairo for late lunch after work. We were all starving so we ended up ordering a main course each and sharing literally everything else on the menu. I had a shish tawook with brown rice...More

Thank Narimanhelal
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this place a couple of times; the first being our arrival to Cairo late night so I thought the food was limited as we were probably visiting near closing time. However it was the same on our second return. Having eaten at...More

Thank Fuz27
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The food quality is high. They have a lot of varieties but the price is very expensive compared to other places.

Thank MiroChocolate
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Our private guide brought us here for lunch after visiting the pyramids and the sphinx. The view is fantastic, but the food was pretty average.

Thank MissyButt
Reviewed 1 February 2017

If you want to taste authentic Egyptian food, look no further. Please book yourself a table at Abou Shakra! We ate at its branch at Giza, overlooking the setting sun behind the pyramid of Cheops.

Thank Ranjit S
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This restaruant is mainly for traditional Egyptian food. Especially the grilled chicken is the best. The price is expensive.

Thank MiroChocolate
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The local traditional restaurant serving meats to meat eaters, is featured with the too much hot spices. It is located at Kasr El Ainy street, a walking distance from Tahrir square and the very centre of Cairo. The staff were found friendly, with trendy local...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Kasr El Ainy St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 25316111
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