We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Koshari al-Tahrir

#68 of 4,015 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

129 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 100: English reviews
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2012

It is simply the best traditional koshary, it is even better than home made one even from professional mothers. What is really missed is a green salad for healthy food.

Thank ahammadeng
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

this is one of the best koshari resturants that we have in cairo this is a traditional food we have in egypt and it's so popular you have to give it a try and it's also perfect for vegetarians it's full of diffrent flavours enjoy :)

1 Thank Rana E
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2012

Koshary is an Egyptian traditional foods though Koshari al-Tahrir is good but it is one of several restaurants offering this kind of food. Suits vegetarians.

Thank WorldTravelHub
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
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 

Thank Travel0wl
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
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!!!!

Thank ElHelw-O
Level Contributor
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 

Thank World T
Level Contributor
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.

1 Thank CairoTraveller73
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
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

Thank Rimooo
Level Contributor
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.

Thank Egyptian-Explorer
Cairo, Egypt
Level Contributor
119 reviews
36 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

Thank Eddy-CE60

Travellers who viewed Koshari al-Tahrir also viewed

Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Cairo, Cairo Governorate
Cairo, Cairo Governorate

Been to Koshari al-Tahrir? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

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

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Koshari al-Tahrir staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?