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Vegetarian Restaurants: (5 Listings)
40 Sharia Champollion (at Maaruf) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Egyptian--- Additional Info: 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. Open Mon-Sun 8am-12am.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)
Koshary El Tahrir
Sharia Tahrir (at Yousef al-Guindi) ~ PH: n/a
Inexpensive-- Egyptian--- Additional Info: Popular local eatery serving only one dish: koshary/kushari, a traditional Egyptian dish that's somewhere between chilli and pasta. It's generally made with chickpeas, lentils, fried onions, rice, and small noodle, and is almost always vegan (though some places have taken to adding meat, so be careful when ordering elsewhere). El Tahrir has a simple upstairs dining room and basic service. Just tell the server small, medium, or large. It's conveniently located just east of Midan Tahrir (the famous Tahrir Square). The closest metro station is Sadat. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)
21 B Bahgat Ali, Zamalek ~ PH: +20-2-7360433
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Indian restaurant opened in the summer of 2011. Caters also to vegans with several options. Just let the staff know your diet. Quiet atmosphere with Indian films playing in the background. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)
Gad - 26 July
13 Sharia 26 July ~ PH: 2-2576-3583
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, International, Fast food, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Part of a chain with locations all around the city. Gad is super cheap, Egyptian fast food. Vegans and vegetarians can order ful (foul, or fava beans), hummus, or falafel, stuffed in pita bread. Menu is in Egyptian and they speak little English. Open Mon-Sun 9am-2am.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)
5 El-Sayed el-Bakri St (at off 26th of July Street, Zamalek, Cairo) ~ PH: 7356550
Moderate-- Egyptian, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Simple stylish venue known for its food and presentation. Whitewashed walls, pottery, and dim lighting create a pleasant laid-back setting. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sun 11am-2am.-- Rating: 2.5 HappyCow(s)
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (3 Listings)
Agriculture Research Center
9 El Basten Street ~ PH: 0122811446
Store is located beside the faculty of engineering at the University of Cairo. You will find many vegan soy products, including soy milk, soya burgers, soya kofta, tofu, soy ice cream. All Egyptian made products. Open 9am-2:30pm, closed Fri.-- Rating: Not rated yet
13, Dr Mohammed Kamel Hussen St. (at El-Nozha, El-Gadeda, Behind Sendbad, Nasr City) ~ PH: 00220-27447136
Offering vegan, macrobiotic, health products. Complementary medicine products and food supplements. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: Not rated yet
Imtenan Health Shop
Maadi Road 9 ~ PH: 16246
A large selection of health food products. -- Rating: Not rated yet
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