Top 10 Must-Try Restaurants In Alexandria, Egypt

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Alexandria is the second largest city and a major economic center in Egypt. This place is an important industrial center because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Alexandria is also an important tourist destination and is located in Egypt on the southern coast of the Mediterranean. If you find yourself exploring this city, make a stop at one of these delicious restaurants!

1. Samakmak

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Looking for good food and great service? Samakmak is here for you! You will not have any regrets after tasting their food and specialties. Be sure to order their delicious grilled fish for a meal to remember. All of the food is fresh and guaranteed special in every way!


Address: 60 Sidi Yakout, As Sayalah Gharb, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

2. Chez Gabi

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If you want a classic and intimate Italian-style restaurant or pub with great food and drinks with reasonable prices, I would recommend that you visit this restaurant. I am more than confident that you’ll love the service and the little touches given here. Furthermore, the owners succeeded in retaining the spirit and quality of the place and food for 30 years.

Chez Gabi

Address: 22 El Horreya Rd, 21599 Alexandria, Egypt

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3. Sea Gull Restaurant

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Are you craving seafood? Sea Gull Restaurant is what you are looking for! They also serve dessert.

This restaurant is built in a historic place and has lots of antiques as the owner is an obsessed antique collector. The overwhelming place is air-conditioned, and there’s also a fantastic open area with a great sea view if you want. Kids can also enjoy this restaurant because they have a spacious area allocated for big kids as well as horses for kids to enjoy! Although on the pricier end of this list, Sea Gull’s fresh seafood makes it one of the best restaurants in the area.

Sea Gull Restaurant

Address: Al Meks, Qesm Ad Dekhilah, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

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4. Tejano's Mexican Grill

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This is an absolutely amazing place! The food is awesome! Don’t forget to ask for the nachos as your appetizer.

You really won’t regret spending your money here! Aside from the fact that they serve really good food, the place is also decorated uniquely and the service is great! If you’re stumped on what to order, guests love their fajitas and quesadillas. You can also freely take some photos with Mexican hats and other stuff. Try now, it’s fun!

Tejano's Mexican Grill

Address: Estoret Louran Tower، 19 Al Akbal, San Stifano, Qism El-Montaza, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

Facebook: Tejano’s Mexican Grill

5. Potasta

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If you’re missing European food while on your trip, be sure to check out Potasta. Potasta serves delicious pasta dishes (arguably the best in the city) and all at an affordable cost. This is a great place to eat with great dishes on its menu.


Address: First floor, 5 Al Moaaskar Al Romani, Qism Sidi Gabir, 21613 Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

Website: Potasta

6. Asmak Shaaban Restaurant

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This is a great place to eat fish and the simplicity of the old decorations is the most attractive and unique thing in this Egyptian style place. Eat until you are full from eating the fresh seafood they serve with inexpensive prices. Just note that most of the time, this place is very crowded with people who want to eat the restaurant’s delicacies, so it is possible that you will wait sometime before you can have a seat.

Asmak Shaaban Restaurant

Address: 6 Kreit St., 21599 Alexandria, Egypt

7. Stefano's Restaurant

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Another great place for Italian cuisine, come and experience all of the greatness of Stefano’s Restaurant! They offer great food and extraordinary service. The staff is really well-trained and service-oriented. This restaurant has fantastic food and service! Of course, don’t forget to try any of their delicious desserts!

Stefano's Restaurant

Address: Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano, 399 El Geish Road, P.O Box 164, Alexandria, Egypt

Website: Stefano’s Restaurant

8. Abd El Wahab Village

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Abd El Wahab Village provides some of the best Egyptian food you can try! They serve kebab, almost all kinds of meat and the best Egyptian salad. You may also want to try their fatteh and grilled chicken. It tastes really amazing!

Abd El Wahab Village

Address: Cairo Alex Desert Rd, Abis, Qism Moharram Bek, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

9. Latino Cafe & Restaurant

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Latino Cafe & Restaurant has a very lovely environment. You will be able to see a terrific view of the Mediterranean Sea. The ground floor offers international and Italian cuisine, while the second floor offers Lebanese cuisine.

Who wouldn’t want to see this lovely view and taste the delicious cuisine? The place is a bit crowded and popular due to their intense cuisine and service. Even though this place seems to be crowded, waiters are still always available if you need anything. If you’re looking for some privacy, you can still have some privacy here! Enjoy!

Latino Cafe & Restaurant

Address: Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

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10. Byblos

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The food here is extremely delicious and gorgeously presented! You’ll no doubt have a great experience as the service here is superb. You will be able to enjoy a good meal in a very nice atmosphere. Byblos is one of the more expensive establishments on this list, but it makes a great place for special occasions or entertaining important clients.


Address: El-Gaish Rd, Alexandria, 21599 Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

Website: Byblos

Great food for the stomach!

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You’ve already reached the last part of this article so let me ask you a question. Have you emptied your stomach now? The restaurants mentioned above are the top 10 most visited restaurants in Alexandria, Egypt and they all offer a variety of special dishes. So what are you waiting for? Let’s eat!

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