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Egyptian Restaurants Sizzle On MENA’s Top 50 List!

Ready for some fantastic news – The coolest Egyptian restaurants have clinched spots on MENA’s Top 50 List for 2024. Let’s explore the delectable details of these hotspots that are creating waves in the food scene.

1. Khufu

Located against the backdrop of the awe-inspiring pyramids, Khufu has earned its place at No. 5 on MENA’s Top 50 List. The restaurant, a brainchild of the Pier88 Group, has redefined Egyptian gastronomy, winning the prestigious Hidden Gem Award from La liste 1000. With a breathtaking view of the pyramids, Khufu offers you the finest Egyptian cuisine in a setting reminiscent of the ancient wonders.

2. Kazoku

Kazoku is holding it down at number 12. This spot brings modern Japanese vibes to the heart of Cairo. The chic interiors perfectly match the top-notch food. The restaurant’s menu is a delightful fusion of cocktails and Japanese delicacies, making it a unique and unforgettable dining destination.

3. Zooba

Zooba, The Egyptian restaurant with its quirky twists on traditional dishes, clinched the 24th spot on the MENA 50 list. Known for serving delectable and perfectly executed Egyptian classics like rice pudding, koshari, and hawashi, Zooba adds an element of fun to its vibrant atmosphere. The restaurant’s success has transcended borders, with international expansions in Riyadh and the US, allowing diners worldwide to savor Cairo’s best street food with a touch of quirkiness.

4. Sachi

Sachi, in both its branches, is bringing the party to the rooftop scene at No. 15 and 33. Imagine glam vibes, cocktails, and a fusion of Mediterranean and Asian flavors. This is not your average dinner spot—it’s an experience.

5. Izakaya

Izakaya, the Egyptian restaurant rocking the 38th position in the MENA Top 50 list, is all about Japanese-Peruvian fusion. With a chill and approachable vibe, they’re serving up Peruvian sushi, tiraditos, and special robata grills. It’s the perfect spot for those who want a taste of something different.