The formal dinner-only restaurant of the Sofitel Winter Palace has an ambitious French menu that includes crayfish and chanterelle risotto with rosemary truffle...more
The tremendously popular (and noisy) Abou El Sid is a nostalgic ode to Egyptian comfort food and Cairo's prerevolutionary heyday. The original, best-loved...more
Despite the incursion of McDonald's and Pizza Hut, the most popular fast food in Egypt remains koshari, a delicious, hot, filling salad of short-grained rice,...more
Locals and visitors alike wrangle for an outdoor table at this plain but popular eatery in the heart of the Sharia el-Karnak Tourist Bazaar. It's an ideal place...more
First opened in 1908, and renovated in 2007, the Café Riche is a time capsule of Cairo salon society that has survived the schizophrenic deluge of American...more
Inaugurated in 2005 under the auspices of the Aga Khan Foundation, Al-Azhar Park sits atop a reclaimed medieval garbage dump just east of the wall marking the...more
A local favorite with a vaguely kitschy decor of hanging plants, skylights, and little tables made from tree trunks. The menu is an excellent introduction to...more
They don't serve food, but Fishawi's, the famous 200-year-old coffee shop in an alley of the Khan El-Khalili, is a good place to take a break from shopping and...more
Yes, the whole dinner cruise idea is a bit cheesy, but it's a classic Cairo experiencefor both locals and touristsand it's actually fun. And if...more
This rooftop restaurant above the main tourist market serves a decent mix of Egyptian and Mediterranean dishes against a panoramic backdrop that takes in the...more
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