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Cairo 360 Editors’ Choice Awards: Top American Dining Spots in Cairo

American Food Cairo 360 Editors' Choice Awards ECA ECA 2024
Cairo 360 Editors’ Choice Awards: Top American Dining Spots in Cairo
written by
Malak Gharib

As the 2024 edition of our Editor’s Choice Awards kicks off, we are excited to present you with a range of the best American dining restaurants across the capital. These locations go above and beyond to present the best quality to their customers by introducing well-rounded culinary experiences, from detectable flavours to exceptional décor and unmatched vibes. Highlighting their efforts, here are our American Dining Restaurants category ECA winners!



Beloved for their mouthwatering steaks and heart-warming pasta, Sizzler is the first winner of our ECA awards. If you’re on the hunt for a date spot that’s both elegant and charming, Sizzler is the place to be. With its sophisticated ambience, mouthwatering cuisine, and unbeatable vibes, it sets the perfect stage for a romantic evening.


Lucca Steakhouse

Lucca Steak House is next on this year’s ECAs list with its award-worthy steak and vintage ambience. Located in the heart of New Cairo, you can indulge in a delightful dining experience at Lucca!


Food Gun

Presenting an authentic American fast food experience, Food Gun is reputable for its massive portions and unlimited flavours – between cheesy sauces, crunchy fries, and crispy seasoned chicken, Food Gun is an incredible spot for a true American experience. 


Buffalo Wings & Rings

Presenting a youthful dining experience between karaoke nights and a vibrant playlist in the background at all times, Buffalo Wings & Rings is the ideal spot for a night out. The “Thursday Night Out” feel is present all week round in all their branches, and it should go without saying that it’s become an iconic hang-out spot. 


Chicken & Ribs

Presenting American favourites with a traditional US diner aesthetic, Chicken & Ribs is the perfect location to satisfy your mac & cheese cravings! Nothing beats a meal at Chicken & Ribs with a side of their iconic crispy chicken tenders or ribs rack. 



Known for their mouthwatering brisket and exceptional spice blends, Longhorn is on this year’s ECAs, honouring their delicious flavours. If you’re a meat lover looking for a well-balanced food experience – between juicy cuts and perfectly spiced plates – Longhorn is a food experience not to be missed. 


Willy’s Kitchen

With various locations around the capital, Willy’s Kitchen is another go-to for juicy burgers and crunchy fried chicken sandwiches. With their in-house cream soda recently becoming widely commercially available in supermarkets, Willy’s Kitchen has every part of a fast food experience deliciously covered, earning them a well-deserved spot in this year’s ECAs.



Between decadent burgers, shrimp dynamite engulfed in fluffy brioche bread, and Philly cheese steak sandwiches, JJ’s should be next on your list of American fast food places to try!



With flavours being the top of their game, adding truffle to burgers, mixing and matching Angus beef patties with shrimp and tartar sauce, Maine always goes above and beyond. If you’re looking for an outstanding burger experience, Maine is the place for you. 


Holmes Burger

From the heart of Alexandria and with a total of seven branches across the capital, Holmes Burger’s juicy patties are everywhere! Owned by Chef Fouad El Kaffas, Holmes Burger is the outcome of years of Chef Fouad’s kitchen experience, guaranteeing top-notch quality and unmatched flavours. 


3 Diner 

3 Diner offers a delectable journey through burger bliss with a menu crafted to satisfy every craving. Each bite is a symphony of flavours, blending juicy patties with fresh, high-quality ingredients.



Offering American delicacies with a French twist, Brisk presents an award-worthy dining experience. With their 70’s-themed diner, Brisk is a must-visit. Each meal is carefully curated – between the crispy fries and the sweet potato buns in every sandwich, attention to detail is Brisk’s speciality. 


Howlin’ Birds

With Nashville’s iconic fried chicken in the heart of Maadi, Howlin’ Birds presents a food experience not to be missed. Bringing the iconic sauce blend that Tennessee is known for all the way to Cairo, Howlin’ Birds has become a fan-favourite.



Presenting homemade burgers with world-class quality, Roufy’s is an elevated traditional burger spot. Indulge in the best burgers Cairo can offer, cooked with modern twists. 


J&G Steakhouse

A tender steak with a view of the Nile – what could possibly be better? J&G Steakhouse is a dining experience you have to try at least once. Indulge in delicious flavours, picturesque views, and a tranquil ambience in this well-rounded American experience. 


Wings & Shrimps

Offering a delightful experience, Wings & Shrimps presents some of our favourite American dishes with various sauces and cooking techniques (as well as top-tier surf and turf platters). With something for everyone, whether you’re seeking a spicy adventure or the sweetness of honey mustard, they’ve got you!


Country Hills

Serving America’s best dishes with artisan twists, Country Hills is an American dining experience like no other. 


Le Garage

Serving gourmet burgers, Le Garage is a food experience worth a try. Indulge in traditional burgers cooked to perfection at this award-winning location.