We arrived in Cairo as excited with the monuments and artifacts of Ancient Egypt as with the promises of culinary diversity and bargain of this modern-day capital.  In the end, we did encounter a nice mix of cuisines but good deals were rare in the limited places where we ventured.  What’s more important, however, was the fact that we ate ourselves silly and happy no matter how the food tasted.


  How would you like start exploring the culinary possibilies of Cairo today?

    By Location   By Sight    By Cuisine


With a map for a menu, we invite you to explore the virtual dining options of the restaurants we visited in Cairo to your appetite’s content.  The color of the markers corresponds to our own home-brewed rating system, les baguettes.  Here’s a quick key:

    = 1 baguette     = 2 baguettes     = 3 baguettes     = 4 baguettes     = 5 baguettes


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What you can do:

  • Click on the markers to see storefront photos and links to reviews.
  • Zoom in and out using the bar on the left; drag the map around with your mouse.
  • Click on “View Larger Map” to see the entire map in one go.
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Sometimes the food is as beautiful to the eyes as it is delectable to taste buds.  Here, we invite you to peruse the images of the meals we had in Cairo.  Place your cursor over the images to see the establishments underneath and click on them to go to the reviews.

The Moghul Room
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Not feeling geographically or photographically inclined?  How about just seeing these places in plain old catagories?


How many baguettes?  Here are the restaurants according to our very own rating system.

4 baguettes

3 baguettess


2 baguettes


1 baguette

Where in the world?  Modern Cairo serves up all kinds of world cuisines.  Finding them and getting there is a whole different matter.




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