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Koshari al-Tahrir

Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 19719
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried onions” (10 reviews)
“macaroni” (9 reviews)
“hot sauce” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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61 - 70 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 21 January 2013

KOSHARY is a very Egyptian original meal, If you visit Egypt you cannot leave without tasting & try the experience of Koshary meal, special recipe of: Rice, Lentils, Macaroni, Hommoss (Chickpeas), fried onion, sauce of tomato, Hot sauce (Be careful!) & others.. must try! &...More

1  Thank RFaroukEGY
Reviewed 14 January 2013

just like the others koshari restaurants , some times you have to go rewash your spoon , no need for Menu all the choices you have is to go with 5 or 7 or 9 LE Koshari dish

1  Thank Due-reviewer
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Our Guide took us to Al-Tahrir for Dinner and it was great. First of all, I was pleasantly surprised to find that Koshari is very popular and 100% vegetarian. Al-Tahrir is a small joint which is extremely crowded, we had to wait for sometime to...More

2  Thank GotSumS
Reviewed 28 December 2012

I ate here not really expecting anything special. I have neber had koshari before and usually like lots of meat in my food. This however was superb and really tasty. It was pretty busy when i ate here with 95% local people. The prices are...More

1  Thank qualitywork1
Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

Our guide from the Egyptin museum took us there because it is nearby. The place looks uninviting from outside, and "typical" (vs traditional ) on the inside. The only food serves is Koshari, and really it is more than enough. Koshari is a typical poor...More

1  Thank Yasmine B
Reviewed 22 December 2012

This restaurant deserve to o to, u will enjoy Coshari ( egyptian cousine) and then have a coshari tea,,, wow u will love it Its one of the best 3 places for coshari in cairo

Thank Sa S
Reviewed 4 December 2012

A must try place. Kushari is delicious and this was the best we had I'm Egypt. Packed with locals, it's a cultural experience. Kushari is all that is served (its a rice, macaroni, lentil combo that comes topped with a flavourful tomato sauce which you...More

1  Thank hungrythirstysleepy
Reviewed 11 October 2012

The restaurant is narrow, but three stories high. It is full of huge fish tanks and fairly energetic Egyptian music is playing in the background. There is only one dish...koshary (many spellings) and it is DELICIOUS. We paid $2 each for quite a large plate....More

1  Thank ahje
Reviewed 1 October 2012

The best thing is that I don't have stomach problems.. Too expensive for all sizes!! It has Air condition which is very rare for shops selling koshry ;)

Thank FSourour
Reviewed 23 August 2012

It is simply the best traditional koshary, it is even better than home made one even from professional mothers. What is really missed is a green salad for healthy food.

Thank ahammadeng
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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sharia Abd el-Khalik Sarwat, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 19719
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