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#75 of 4,017 Restaurants in Cairo
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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40 Rd. 9, Cairo, Egypt
Name/address in local language
2359 2778
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was my first visit. a nice and cozy place, it's a bit small but not in a bad way. the crew were friendly and helpful. the burgers were v. nice. I recommend this place for every one to visit

Thank Jan A
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a nice place in the middle of street 9, one of the old streets and most known with Cousy couches and ambience , a friendly staff, a wide variety of American menu items as well as Tex-mex .. you have to try the colossus burger if you have the appetite for it, the con-carn chili as well, the breakfast... More 

Thank shady b
Berlin, Germany
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was touring through Cairo and went there for lunch on the recommendation of a friend. We had the Chicken Fried Steak and Tacos. It isn't the chicken fried steak you will get at a road house in the southern U.S., but it was pretty good. Mashed potatoes and Gravy were excellent along with the veggies. Service wasn't outstanding, but the... More 

Thank DBDeutschland
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It's known that Lucille's have good burgers, however I tried their steak and it really ruined my day. The meat quality is very low even though the price is expensive. It's not juicy, and it has alot of mushroom sauce over it to cover the bad taste of the meat. Lesson learned NEVER ORDER STEAK FROM HERE!

Thank omaraawar
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If you are craving pancakes, eggs and bacon, biscuits and sausages or a nice chicken stake Lucilles is your place. Menu is similar to IHOP or any other dinner in the US. I always go there for brunch but on weekends the place is packed with around 45 mins waiting, if you're free go on a weekday it will be... More 

Thank Amr T
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Ignore everything on the menu except the burgers and the onion rings. Definitely the best burgers in Egypt. If you're in Maadi, make sure you go for a burger.

Thank AJaan159
Cairo, Egypt
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

They always continue to serve the best pancake, waffles, and French toast the way it should be. They are the best diner and they have a good team. Lucille's is the place if you're an American and you really miss home. :)

Thank Mahmoud M
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This place has Been on my top favorite breakfast places in Cairo for years. Sometimes we have burgers for breakfast sonetimes pancakes Over the years the quality still remains the same Recommended

Thank Jasmine A
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

first time to talk lunch with my kids there it was at New Cairo branch new open and it is amazing taste for the Burger and size it will not available for all people because price is high comparing with other burger shops because the real beef that they are using. Totally it's a great restaurant clean, stuff there is... More 

Thank Islam A
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284 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Today, we went there for brunch as we wanted to have some good pancakes. When we received the Maple syrup, it was too light and tastes like cheap corn syrup or just water and sugar!! When we told the waiter, he said that this is their famous "homemade maple syrup"!! Well, as maple syrup is natural, we wasn't sure what... More 

Thank The_Egyptian_Couple

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Rd. 9, Cairo, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: 2359 2778

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?