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Porto Sono

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New Corniche, Near Al Mawqaf Al Eqlimy, Aswan, Egypt
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100 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The cafe and restaurant are located on the Cornish street around 7 minutes drive by car. The cafe on the ground floor doesn't see the Nike, yet the view from the restaurant is quite nice. The food and drinks are a moderate quality yet it is probably the best you can get outside a hotel in Aswan. The value for... More 

Thank ShereefIbrahim
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Really enjoyed the food here. we had continental food and thoroughly enjoyed every bit of it. Some of us tried their vegetarian buffet which had a variety of salads. Worth a try.

Thank Amrita S
Alexandria, Egypt
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The place was very good, the food was fantastic, specially Melokhia and mombar ❤. The staff were friendly, and WC was clean, prices were opportune

Thank Ahmed A
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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks for making my kids the best pasta dish since we have been travelling. We've been away almost a month now. The dust in the air has made us all sick. The kids have been fussy and we have all not been feeling like eating. Our driver called ahead with the order of Neapolitan spaghetti and when we arrived it... More 

Thank Xxdinkyxx
Cairo, Egypt
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Even though they offer a'la carte dinner and lunch, I would rather recommend the open buffet. A good choice of fish, beef and chicken along with several vegetable, rice and pasta dishes. Mostly fresh and quite tasty. A nice salad bar but a not so good choice of desserts. The price of LE 75.00 per person must be considered as... More 

Thank MohamedShirin
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103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Porto sono is located along the river nile from the restaurant you will have a great view over the river nile ..the food is delicious with great flavour and spices and it tastes lovely the staff are very friendly and helpful

Thank xxlw57
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The place is quiet and comfortable, the sunset view is superb don't miss it. Free WiFi available. They offer different cuisines (Oriental, Italian...etc). I ordered seafood pizza (medium size) it was tasty. The prices are reasonable and they accept the Credit Card.

Thank Tarek S
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I was asking about a place to hangout and eat dinner. I went there and I found out that the restaurant is not the same place with the rest of the coffee area. I would have liked to eat and drink and smoke Sheesha in the same place. Food was not bad but was not what I expected for the... More 

Thank Shereef K
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

If you are only dying hungry go there. bad quality of food. we oreded fajita sandwich & he brought hamburger! I spend 3 days in Aswan eating from Mac! becouse its my best choice but not healthy choice.

Thank Saleh S
London, United Kingdom
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453 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

The Porto Sono is a great choice if you are looking a place with decent food and a nice view. The buffet option is great, with a large variety of dishes. The place is clean, the food is fresh and the service was really good. Overall, highly recommended

Thank RLuiz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, Egyptian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Corniche, Near Al Mawqaf Al Eqlimy, Aswan, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Aswan Governorate  >  Aswan

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?