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Koshari al-Tahrir

#45 of 4,008 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
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Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
19719
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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2012

In the heart of Cairo. Looks like a small little place, but step inside and you'll find stairs spiraling up to a bigger eating area! Koshery, for those of you who don't know, is a mixture of like macaroni, lentils, fried onions, marinara sauce, and this spicy sauce (and I'm sure there are different variations of koshery...small additions etc). But... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2012

very simple lovely egypt's traditional! almost everyone loves it and eat it! its extremely highly customizable! a must try!!!!

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Calgary
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2012

Nice Delicious local food..Kochry is Egyptian Pasta topped with yummy onion rings and dark lintel, tomato sauce Garlic and vinaigrette.. This restaurant is well know, near the American University in Cairo downtown, nice and clean-to some extent- very cheap ..try rice budding is it so sweet too..they serve crunchy bread with the meal which is so yummy too. But remember... More 

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cairo
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012

well this is THE most famous egyptian food,you must try koshari when visiting Cairo and Koshari al-Tahrir is the best.

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Cairo, Egypt
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

It serves a widely spread Egyptian food (Koshari) in good quality & with quite good service

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Thank Rimooo
Cairo
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

The best "Koshari" oriantal taste in town, you can easliy find a branch nearby while you are in Giza or Cairo. Cheap Price and tasty oriantal food. you have to try it once and you will never regret.

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Thank Egyptian-Explorer
Cairo, Egypt
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111 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2012

The taste is amazing , smell so good...very yummmy

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

I have tasted many koshari dishes but this restaurant definitely makes the best koshari. The restaurant is basic but very clean, with friendly welcoming staff and very friendly Egyptian who usually lean over to your table and start talking in a friendly welcoming way. Of course not all Egyptians do this but generally people there smile a lot at each... More 

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Escondido, California, United States
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2012

i loved this dish and i hade it so many times when i was in cairo

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Cairo
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2012

Al Tahrir koshari restaurants are really clean and providing very tasty & good koshary; their level of service is high and they have a steady profile of performance. A small advice is to take care more about the kids areas in your restaurants because it is an attractive issue for the families to visit your restaurants to have all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, Egyptian, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 19719

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?