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Nagib Mafouz

) #38 of 4,037 Restaurants in Cairo $$ - $$$ Cafe, Middle Eastern,
Khan il Kallil, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+20 2 27957377
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rice pudding” (2 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Khan il Kallil, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Actually there is another page of same place here https://www.tripadvisor.ru/Restaurant_Review-g294201-d1944490-Reviews-Naguib_Mahfouz_Cafe-Cairo_Cairo_Governorate.html but i'll repeat myself - it is a nice place for beginners to explore Cairo and it is still tasty for repeaters.

Thank Natallia-BY
Reviewed 6 May 2017

In the heart of the open air bazaar we found this historical restaurant. It was safe. The place was oriental and picturesque. The stuff very kind and helpful. Taking photos in the front lounge is prohibited. The food was excellent. Pita bread was tasty and...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

After strolling through Khan el Khalili, looking for a good copper tray, lots of haggling, and lots of "no thank you", it's a pleasure to come to Nagib Mafouz Restaurant. The menu features all sorts of Egyptian food, tasty appetizers and tempting deserts. We enjoyed...More

Thank Johanna M
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Good typical Egyptian food, slightly off the main square, in a pleasant area. Named after the famous Egyptian writer. Look up to see the streets he describes in Palace Walk, with the houses almost touching.

Thank Norelynn
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great atmosphere for a warm oriental dinner evening to listen to music and eat great food. This is a typical Egyptian restaurant, offering high quality food and great Egyptian music with wonderful instruments.

Thank MahmoudOthman
Reviewed 18 February 2017

At the heart of the Khan El Khalili bazaar you find this timeless oasis from the hassle and buzz of the vendors in the whirling maelstrom of the absorbing but stressful market outside; the Naguib Mahfouz has been a safe haven for the hassled as...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I come here as often as I can when I am in Cairo. I went with my cousin in the evening to listen to music and eat great food. This is a typical Egyptian restaurant, offering high quality food and great Egyptian music with wonderful...More

Thank Umberdos
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places in town for anyone visiting Cairo. The location is next to Khan Khalili which is a must see. Food quality is superb, delicious, filling and tasty. We had Fattah, mahshy, kawar all Egyptian delicacies which are hard to...More

Thank Amr T
Reviewed 22 December 2016

A Very Famous Coffee Shop with excellent service team, and nice Arabic Songs in the evening time with Arabic Music.

Thank Adel S
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This beautifully decorated restaurant in the heart of the Khan El-Khalili Bazaar is worth a stop for lunch. Served by a staff of passionate, fez-wearing waiters, the dishes like Koushari, Falafel, Hawawshi are exotic and scrumptious. Service is somewhat slow, because this is a quite...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Khan il Kallil, Cairo 11511, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo
  • Phone Number: +20 2 27957377
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