Abu Tarek

Overall rating: 4.0 stars 3 Reviews
Like El Tahrir, Abu Tarek serves only one dish: koshary/kushari which is a traditional Egyptian vegetarian dish made with chickpeas, lentils, tomato sauce, vinegar, fried onions, rice, and noodles (which is almost always vegan). The kushari at Abu Tarek is reportedly vegan, and your only choice when ordering is what size (small or large). Vegans ask about beverages. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Egyptian
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First Review by earthville
ojemine
ojemine
4

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everything said

4 Posted on 06 / 16 / 2013

thereĀ“s nothing more to say.

Pros: tasty, cheap, authentic and nice
Cons: closed at ramadan, only one dish
cariad2
cariad2
3

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  • vegan

cheap and tasty

4 Posted on 08 / 02 / 2011

This is a great restaurant if you're looking for somewhere cheap, with quick service. The kushari is delicious and filling. You add your own garlic and chilli to the tomato sauce, so it's up to you how much kick the meal has.
The choice is big kushari or small kushari - but at least there's no time wasted poring over a menu!
The central location makes this really handy, but be warned - it closes for the whole of Ramadan.

Pros: very cheap, filling meal, non-smoking
Cons: closed for whole of Ramadan
earthville
earthville
196

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  • vegan

A lively & popular kushari joint in central Cairo

4 Posted on 07 / 22 / 2011

Opinions are divided as to whether Abu Tarek or its nearby rival, El Tahrir, makes the best kushari in Cairo, but either way you're in for an authentic treat. It's best to arrive hungry, as kushari is quite filling (and can feel a little heavy for some). If in doubt, start with a small order.

Pros: tasty, filling, cheap
Cons: only one dish available

 

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Last updated: 2011/07/19

 

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