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Sofra Restaurant & Cafe

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90 Mohamed Farid Street | Al Manshiya, Luxor 83911, Egypt
+20 95 239752
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sat on the terrace which is beautifully decorated and full of atmosphere. Authentic furniture and menus, with friendly and welcoming staff. This was probably the best Egyptian meal we had on our trip. Food was delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank dmw_londonbrussels
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They have the best lentils soup I have ever tasted, also the veal is great, talking about the atmosphere the place is a true piece of Egypt, service is fast.

1 Thank Jesus G
Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The entrance and welcome was just like being brought into someones home. Upstairs is the main eating area, highly recommended for an authentic ambiance. Chat with other guests and establish immediate friendships. Food is magnificent I highly recommend the foul. Outstanding example of Egyptian cuisine. hes the food laid back. Restrooms are clean and serviceable, no concerns there. Prices are... More 

Thank jamiepolich1
Shibin al Kawm, Egypt
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32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average food quality , kind staff and poor place , no view at all , just an old building , not worth visiting in my opinion

Thank DrMohamedHegazy
Epsom, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located within old centre of Luxor, original setting. Reasonable meal, setting good and staff friendly. Sat on roof terrace

1 Thank TC1_10
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely ambience & decor, right next to the Bob Marley Peace Hotel. Offers wonderful mezze (small plates) & a great variety of veggie & meat dishes.

Thank StephaniePacific
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent dishes at very honest prices. Authentic local cuisine, very friendly staff. If visiting Luxor, this is a place not to be missed!

Thank tkikuchibr
New York City, New York
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45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a pleasant surprise! The only unfortunate aspect was that I discovered this on my last of three days in Luxor, or I would have gone there more often. I ordered a couple of appetizers and two mains (mousakka and a chicken dish), as the prices were quite reasonable. By every measure, the food was truly excellent. The service was... More 

Thank JNelsonRedSoxFan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on a date at Sofra, we enjoyed the food and the restaurant's decor. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Reem S
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sofra was so close to our hotel but the reason we visited it daily was its excellent decoration and the tasty food. Friendly staff and a nice menu with great prices. Highly recommended.

Thank Elli M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90 Mohamed Farid Street | Al Manshiya, Luxor 83911, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Nile River Valley  >  Luxor
  • Phone Number: +20 95 239752
Ahlan wa sahlan in Sofra, a restaurant located in the heart of Luxor that draws its inspiration from the rich Arabian culture. Sofra is situated in an old 1930s Egyptian house that still retains its traditional character.

Sofra: A culinary voyage through Egypt! Discover the secrets of Egyptian cuisine and enjoy true traditional food in an oriental atmosphere in the heart of Luxor, Egypt.

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