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25-22 Steinway St., Queens, NY 11103 40.767411 -73.912183
nr. 25th Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-726-2356 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: African/Moroccan
  • Price Range: $$

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Tue-Sun, 5pm-11pm; Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

N, Q at Astoria Blvd.



Payment Methods

Cash Only

Special Features

  • BYOB
  • Take-Out


  • BYOB
  • Beer and Wine Only




An artist at heart, chef Moustafa El Sayed designed and built this sort of Alice-in-Arabian-Wonderland dedicated to Egyptian clay-pot cookery, where teacups protrude from walls, and tabletops double as canvases. And El Sayed is as creative with food as he is with paint and tile. Try the meze plate, or the egga, a sort of Egyptian frittata, and then move on to El Sayed’s raison d’être, the all-encompassing clay pot, which might be filled with stewed rabbit, lamb tajine, or chicken and olives.

Recommended Dishes

Sahara mix, $7; glazed duck with Egyptian molasses, $18; Egyptian style steak, $25

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