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Zooba

26th of July St, Zamalek | Intersection of 26th of July and Shagaret El Dor, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 16082
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (49 reviews)
“juice” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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26th of July St, Zamalek | Intersection of 26th of July and Shagaret El Dor, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 March 2013

Whilst the food and drinks (soft drinks only) are varied, tasty and cheap the venue itself is awful. We had to eat outside next to the kerb where you get full value for the noise and fumes of passing traffic – as well as being...More

Thank GOM99
Reviewed 3 February 2013

This was right next to my hotel in Zamalek, and was the best place I went the whole time! The food is modern Egyptian, with classics like ta'amia (falafel) spiced up with coriander, jars of fresh orange-zest cheese, hot lentil soup, and colorful bread. Everything...More

Thank stacyhackner
Reviewed 24 January 2013 via mobile

Zooba is a restaurant that offers both: authentic local cuisine in a sanitary condition! It's just a must-go-to if you want to try Egyptian food. It's unique. It's beautiful. The environment aesthetically reflects the character of the place. It's just dipped in culture. I would...More

Thank huda g
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Set in trendy Zamalek, Zooba offers an upscale menu of local foods in a mellow atmosphere. Many typical Egyptian street foods get a creative twist at Zooba, including nice juice fusions (e.g. hibiscus and lemon), great fuul/sausage sandwiches, hummus in several flavors, rice pudding with...More

Thank Nakalanzi
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Zooba is a great place to try Egyptian street food ... everything on the menu is delicious from the foul and taamia to the olive labna and koshari, ... everything! the place is small, cozy, and traditionally decorated. i always enjoy the music selection they...More

1  Thank Marwa E
Reviewed 2 January 2013

A trendy setting, with great explanations of different 'street food' for those who are new to Egyptian food. The Taamiya/Falafel were very good, the dips actually come in a jar which are big servings so don't go overboard when ordering. I know it's considered expensive...More

Thank YukiLo
Reviewed 27 December 2012

As a foreigner living in Cairo, I love Zooba. It has a great variety of street food served in a clean safe environment. You can get most of these dishes for much less at other street vendors, but you are taking a big chance. At...More

Thank Nedu_Jamin
Reviewed 20 December 2012

As an Egyptian, I wouldn't generally eat falafel from Zooba everyday, its is pricey compared to the normal Egyptian fast food places. But for a tourist or a foreigner that might be a great option to try all Egyptian junk food without the fear of...More

1  Thank Suzy1284
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Great falafel (tatamia) and home made fries. Avoid sitting outside, it's a circus. Inside is very small and can get crowded. Take away would be the best option. Very good price especially for the quality. Good service and available parking in front.

Thank Fawaz S
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Giselle B
1 July 2016|
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Response from DrDalia | Reviewed this property |
Zooba doesn't serve any alcoholic beverages so for a good plate of Koshary and perhaps a salad or a sandwich with some fresh juice and some dessert, you can go up to 80 or 90 including service and taxes. I would recommend... More
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Giselle B
1 July 2016|
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Response from Seiffahmy | Reviewed this property |
They don't serve alcohol. You will be stuffed for under 100 Egyptian Pounds.
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Penny M
22 December 2014|
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Response from Ahmed G | Reviewed this property |
Very But to maadi station not sakanat elmaadi station But also sakanat elmaadi station is near but not like maadi station
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$6
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26th of July St, Zamalek | Intersection of 26th of July and Shagaret El Dor, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 16082
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Description
Here at Zooba, we turn familiar Egyptian street food on its head (and dress it up a little, too). We use only the freshest local produce to create simple, flavorful, gourmet dishes.We don't just use locally-sourced products in our food; we also reclaim local materials and found objects to create an eclectic dining space that pays homage to the creative resourcefulness and colorful spirit of the Egyptian people.
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