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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
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“falafel” (58 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
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CUISINES
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 24 October 2014

Compared to the local egyptian restaurants this has much more class, located in Zamalak and another in CityStars mall. I visited this restaurant twice in my 6 day holiday to Cairo, both times ordering the lentil soup which really is amazing and you have to...More

Thank HonestReviewer18
Reviewed 18 October 2014

I have always been against eating Egyptian food out of the house, until I came across Zooba. It offers traditional Egyptian dishes with their own twist that makes it extra special, and make me want to come back for more. A little expensive for Egyptian...More

Thank yattiyah
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

If you wanna have fun eating at a creative and colorful outlet .. Then try the delicious food at zooba .. Great for sharing .. And tastes amazing .. Very affordable and huge variety .. So when in Cairo, Zooba is a must..

Thank 1KJ2013
Reviewed 13 October 2014

This is really a wonderful place to enjoy very delicious traditional Egyptian food with democratic rates. The place is small and most of the tables are outside, which is a nice point. The meals are very good. And the service is wonderful and very friendly....More

Thank Mona K
Reviewed 9 October 2014 via mobile

أكله لذيذ و أسعاره معقوله و نظيف. يعيبهم فقط البطء في الخدمة. Delicious & hygiene food with reasonable prices. Only bad thing they are slow in service.

Thank Hatemj
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Nice small restaurant with a very nice atmosphere, fast and friendly service and very delicious oriental food but very expensive comparing with restaurant serving the same kind of food .

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 4 October 2014

I have visited Zooba twice last time was Sep 14, the food is really authentic, clean and tasty. The fresh juices are really different and fresh. The starters are also great. Fool and falafel for breakfast with Labnah are great but don't miss the Hawawshy...More

Thank DHafez
Reviewed 25 September 2014

I felt instantly comfortable here sitting at the communal table for twelve - the only table in this tiny but cozy restaurant in the heart of Zamalek. This was my introduction to traditional Egyptian food, so I can say that I enjoyed it, but I...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I love the concept and the location on Road 9 is great especially on weekends now the road is closed to car traffic. Serving staff is attentive and friendly Sadly, the food is...flat. As if no is tasting it as it's being prepared. It is...More

Thank Lee Anne R
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Zooba is a brand and it's visually appealing; colorful. The location is in the thick of activity on the 26th of July in Zamalek. The restaurant is a bit cozy inside. Unfortunately, they've added tables outside in front of the restaurant - however, they take...More

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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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