Egyptian in Marsa Matruh

Abdu Kofta

Locals swear that this is the best restaurant in town. In a clean and cool 1st-floor room, it serves kofta (mincemeat and spices grilled on a skewer) or grilled meat by the weight, served with good mezze and salads.

Egyptian in Marsa Matruh

Kamona Restaurant

This simple restaurant does a roaring trade in grilled chicken and kebabs. Follow your nose at the intersection with Sharia Alexandria and you can’t miss it.

Falafel in Marsa Matruh


The best fuul (fava bean paste) and falafel joint in town, this is the spot vegetarians – or anyone looking to fill up cheaply – should seek out.

Pizza in Marsa Matruh

Abou Aby Pizza

This popular place serves up tasty Western-style pizza. Upstairs seating offers good views onto the street action below.