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Top 7 Restaurants in Cairo

Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
The top restaurants in Cairo are the ideal places to experience some delicious cuisines. This article's goal is to provide every travel with a guidebook to all the amazing restaurants located across the streets of Cairo. All the information on this is written by our skilled ETP team who consists of tour guides, tour operators, and a number of former clients who enjoyed their time in these amazing too-rates and positively reviewed restaurants. Since Cairo city is the modern Capital of Egypt and it has some of the most glorious attractions all over the country, there had to be some of the best restaurants in the city that serve a variety of dishes and meals that suit the different tastes of the tourists who come from all around the world to enjoy their vacation in Egypt. Each restaurant is well-known for its notable services, exceptional dishes that are prepared with passion by the most professional chefs in Egypt.

What are the most popular food and cuisines in Cairo? 

 The best and delicious foods and cuisines in Egypt include:

  • Ful & Ta'meya A.K.A falafel
  • Kushari
  • Beserah
  • Baba Ganoush
  • Kabab & Kofta " Grilled Meatballs"
  • Alexandria liver and Sausages
  • Mulukhiya
  • Fatta
  • Sayadiyah Fish
  • Hawawshi
  • Roasted stuffed Pigeons
  • Shawarma
  • Mahshi
  • Kahk
  • Mahalabiya
  • Umm Ali
  • Kanafeh
  • Basbousa
  • Feteer Meshaltet
  • Sweet goulash
  • Rice Pudding
  • Zalabya
  • Qatayef
  • Bakes sweet potato

What are the Top Restaurants In Cairo City?

Here is a list of the most recommended restaurants in Cairo that you should definitely consider which enjoying your tours in the capital:

1. Aqua Restaurant

Aqua-Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Aqua-Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

This fascinating restaurant is located on the Nile Side and it is considered the best possible place for the ones who like food very much and always consider having their meals before going anywhere else. It is best known for its seafood that is prepared in a very professional way and it is tempting for all the food lovers.

2. Tamarai Restaurant

Tamarai-Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Tamarai-Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

It is an amazing place where you can taste all different kinds of buds just like Western and Chinese food. The majority of the prominent figures and the elite celebrities love heading to that famous restaurant to enjoy their meals.

3. Lai Thai Restaurant

Lai-Thai - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Lai-Thai - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

This is categorized as being on the top list of the most recommended restaurants in Cairo. Its furniture is well designed and very attractive to all of the visitors and the type of food that is served there is irresistible so we highly recommend that sophisticated restaurant to enjoy your meals while being in Cairo.

4. Abou El-Sid Restaurant

Abou-El-Sid-restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Abou-El-Sid-restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

It is located at Zamalek Street and offers the best authentic experience for Egyptian cuisine. The flavors of its meals are awesome and can be easily reached and that is why it is on the top list of the most visited restaurants in Cairo.

5. Al-Azhar Chinese Restaurant

Al-Azhar-Chinese-Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Al-Azhar Chinese Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

This is the best place to head to if you want to enjoy the most amazing local food in Egypt through its wide variety of dishes. The service there is excellent and you will enjoy every single bite of your food.

6. Bua Khao Restaurant

Bua-Khao Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Bua-Khao Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

If you are looking for tasting oriental Egyptian food and pay a little money, then this restaurant will be a wonderful option for you. You will receive there a special treatment as if you are a prince/princess and get amazed with the fabulous decorated outer and inner designs.

7. Arjeela Restaurant

Arjeela-Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal
Arjeela Restaurant - Top Restaurants in Cairo - Egypt Tours Portal

This restaurant perfectly matches having a tour in Egypt since it offers a wide variety of activities and things to enjoy while having your meal just like card games. This restaurant is also famous for the Lebanese food it serves, so definitely don’t miss your dining meal at that restaurant.

8. Koshary Abou Tarek Restaurant

Koshary Abou Tarek is one of the most famous and affordable restaurants in Cairo. Located on 26 El-Shaikh Marouf in Marouf across Qasr the Nile since 1950 and even featured on CNN at one point, known for offering one of Egypt's most delicious and traditional Koshary dishes that date back all the way to the 16th century.

9. Maison Thomas Resturant

The Maison Thomas restaurant is the most popular Pizza place in Cairo, in Zamalek since 1912. This fabulous restaurant can offer delicious Pizza with a special twist from the Egyptian culinary arts. It offers a tasty Margherita and some delicious foods from all over the spectrum.

10. Fasahet Somaya Resturant

Located at 15 Youssef al-Guindi Street in Cairo is the genuine fasahet somya restaurant that offers delicious Egyptian foods built in a natural kitchen. This place offers a hospitable & friendly atmosphere and a marvelous menu filled with very tasty original cuisines.

11. Birdcage Restaurant

The Birdcage restaurant is in Corniche El Nil at Semiramis InterContinental Cairo that holds incredible Thai dishes such as green curry, tom yum, shrimp konafa, and more. The place is very tasting appetizers, desserts, and more main dishes. It is an ideal place for a couple's romantic night or an amazing meal with friends.

12. Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant & Cafe

The Naguib Mahfouz Restaurant and Cafe is located in Khan El Khalili Bazaar the oldest souk in the Middle East. It is a great place to fully explore the culture, history while enjoying the genuine and delicious cuisines, snacks, desserts, and drinks of Egypt in very comfortable surroundings.

13. Bab Al Qasr Restaurant

Located in the Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski in Cairo is an incredible Lebanese restaurant that serves a number of delicious and famous Middle eastern Cuisine and amazing live entertainment. The Menu is the best thing about this place as it offers a variety of meaty and vegeterian dishes and the best art shows offering the rich culture of Egypt.

14. Zitouni

Zitouni is an authentic Egyptian restaurant found in the for-seasons hotel offering every traveler the most delicious cuisines and desserts across all-you-can-eat buffet while enjoying the most beautiful view across the Nile River.

15. Taboula

This beautiful restaurant is located in Cairo and is famous for its traditional hospitality and diverse cuisines from all over the middle east. It is a marvelous place to enjoy original Arabian tasty foods and desserts of Egypt while listing to the great music and beautiful sights of the city.

There are also so many other alternatives for restaurants and cafés all around Egypt that you need to visit, enjoy, and have the best experience there so join us now at one of our exclusive Egypt vacations.

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