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El Hussein Restaurant

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Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
+20 95 2378335
12:00 - 00:00
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San Jose
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the stuffed pigeon has too much rice...and not enough meat. but the meat was quite tasty. nice accompanying dishes.

Thank nguyenntvu
Luxor, Egypt
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All traditional egyptian dishes. Soup, mezzes, fish, pigeon, chicke, kofta - everything you need for a traditional egyptian meal. Beautyful restaurant, very clean and a great staff Of course no alcohol , but all you need in drinks

Thank Berit B
Vancouver, Canada
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152 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean restaurant, do not let the outside turn you off. Excellent Egyptian dishes served in large portions for a reasonable price. We ate here several times and were not disappointed.

Thank VancouverWomble
Swindon, UK
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the centre of Luxor this was the restaurant of choice by our local Egyptologist guide Ayman and we were not to be disappointed by his selection. Straight away we could tell, despite the rather deceptive exterior, that this was a preferred restaurant amongst local Egyptians as well as tourists who know where to eat well. The upstairs seating gave... More 

Thank buffalomm
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The oldest Egyptian restaurant in Luxor - very good service, friendly, clean and delicious fresh food.

Thank Nancy P
dive urge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Food was tasty, clean and turned up fast which was ideal as we had come in late and hungry after seeing the Karnak Light show

Thank DiveUrge
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113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I had dinner at El Hussein Restaurant after seeing the nearby Karnak Temple Sound and Light Show. The restaurant was recommended by my guide and I was very satisfied with the food and service. I had a table on the second floor of the restaurant. I had the mixed grill which was very tasty. It also came with a delicious... More 

Thank Bill C
Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Delicious bread, fun variety of toppings that were local, great mixed meat. We left very stuffed and happy.

Thank MaryBryan2011
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

My wife and I came here at the recommendation of our tour guide. The food was excellent, come with a big appetite. The service was excellent and attentive. The environment was very nice and clean and not overwhelmed by the street noise. Like most places they don't take credit cards so bring cash.

Thank Leonel_Herrera
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very good lunch. I think the menu is good for both lunch and dinner. Good Egyptian food. Clean establishment. I was very satisfied with the portions and quality of food.

Thank Anush N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton St. | New Karnak, Luxor, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 2378335

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