Tastes of Marsa

Dining & Restaurants In Marsa Alam

Nestled along the serene coast of the Red Sea, Marsa Alam is not only a paradise for beach lovers and divers but also a hidden gem for culinary enthusiasts. The town’s dining scene is a delightful blend of local flavors and international cuisines, offering something for every palate.

Mashrabiya: A Taste of Local Flavors

Mashrabiya stands out in Marsa Alam’s vibrant main thoroughfare as a beacon of authentic Egyptian cuisine. This welcoming grill is the epitome of local dining, offering a menu brimming with traditional delicacies. For starters, the kofta – spiced mincemeat grilled on skewers – is a must-try, bursting with flavors and cooked to smoky perfection. Chicken dishes are tender and aromatic, while the ‘kebab hala’, a pot-roast meat delight, offers a hearty and fulfilling meal. Not to be missed is the ‘meat fatta’, a traditional Egyptian dish combining meat, rice, and bread soaked in a zesty garlicky-vinegary sauce – a true indulgence for those seeking to immerse themselves in the local culinary culture.

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Dolce e Salato: Italian Cuisine with a Local Twist

For a taste of Italy in Marsa Alam, Dolce e Salato is the undisputed champion. Under the expert culinary direction of Mara from Rome, this restaurant brings authentic Italian cooking to the heart of Egypt. The pizzas, known for their unique shortcrust base made with extra virgin olive oil, range from the simple yet delicious Margherita to more elaborate varieties featuring pepperoni, mozzarella, and tomato. Each pizza is a masterpiece, reflecting the traditional Italian craftsmanship blended with the freshness of local ingredients. The pasta and salads are equally commendable, embodying the essence of Italian cuisine with a hint of Marsa Alam’s flair.

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In Marsa Alam, dining is more than just a meal; it’s an exploration of flavors and a journey through diverse culinary traditions. From the hearty Egyptian dishes at Mashrabiya to the refined Italian offerings at Dolce e Salato, every meal is an opportunity to savor the unique fusion of tastes that this enchanting Red Sea town has to offer.

Created On 1 Jan 2019

Updated On January 28, 2024

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