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Abou Shakra

) #491 of 4,037 Restaurants in Cairo $$ - $$$ Middle Eastern, , Barbecue
69 Kasr El Ainy St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 25316111
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“kofta” (9 reviews)
“tour guide” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Barbecue, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
69 Kasr El Ainy St., Cairo 11511, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 69 reviews

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

1  Thank 352deeb
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is clean, staff is friendly but this is all the positive points I could notice. Service is extremely slow and main dish was served for each of us separately, with 10 minutes lag. Food is just ordinary, not tasty however very expensive. The...More

Thank drmarynicola
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We came here for lunch after visiting the pyramids and Sphinx. The view is amazing and the air con is much appreciated after a hot morning admiring the sights. The service was quick and friendly and the food was yummy my children loved the rice...More

Thank Sarahc011
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Though a well known restaurant in my country , it was the first time to try the main headquarters in down town whilst being on a business trip to the capital with my husband and friend,Though the place is narrow yet it 's well conditioned...More

Thank Iman19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
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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