Egypt was home to many wonders of the ancient world, from the Great Pyramid and Lighthouse of Alexandria to the Hanging Buffets of Cairo. Taste timeless greatness with this Groupon.
$20 for $40 worth of Egyptian cuisine
The menu spotlights authentic Egyptian entrees such as baked fish with tamarind, ginger, garlic sauce, and pine nuts ($21), free-range cornish hen stuffed with green wheat ($20), and grilled rack of lamb ($22).
Inspired by King Tut's exquisite tomb, Al-Masri melds hand-painted Egyptian artwork and gilded decor with a menu of Egyptian cuisine that reaches back into the 7,000-year history of chefs Sausan and Hatem's homeland. Free-range poultry lays the foundation for dishes such as firakh fe alforn, served inside the main dining room alongside lamb and vegetarian fare, as well as in the Isis room, a 12-person private dining area. Thursday through Sunday, female dancers don traditional costumes to perform raqs baladi—belly dancing—atop a painted stage, channeling the traditional music in a display more emotive than a bag of mood rings left on the radiator.
“Sunday night buffet was great food.”
“Loved my lamb shish kebab, and my friend's fish also was delicious. Also, they have belly dancers on days they are open so it was something I didn't expect. The...”
“Loved my lamb shish kebab, and my friend's fish also was delicious. Also, they have belly dancers on days they are open so it was something I didn't expect. The restaurant is cozy and there is plenty of parking outside.”
“Sunday they have a delicious buffet where you can try several dishes. ”
4031 Balboa Street
San Francisco, California 94121