Welcome to McMentuhotep's

At the Golden Columns

You deserve a break today, at McMentuhotep's

Now Four Locations!

Downtown Hutwaret

Downtown Abu

Downtown Gebtu

Downtown Abydos

Try one of our affordable meat sandwiches and see why McMentuhotep's is so popular.

Over 400 served!

Our burgers:

The McMentuhotep Burger - A slice of grilled goat on your choice of pita bun.

The McPharaoh Burger - A steak patty on your choice of pita bun. Yes, it is three times as expensive as the McMentuhotep burger but go ahead, you are worth it!

The McNile Burger - The McNile Burger is a generous piece of salted catfish or Nile perch on your choice of pita bun. An excellent alternative for our less well-off clientale.


Our burgers come in three sizes:

Pharaoh-sized burgers

Noble-sized burgers

Princeling-sized burgers


Goat cheese - Available at a slight extra cost.

Onions - Available free of charge.

Garlic - Available free of charge.

Pharaoh-size anything and get a piece of steak on top!

Pita Buns

Raised bread wheat pita bun - See why Kemet has become known as the bread basket of the world! Our most expensive bun.

Emmer wheat pita bun - Our traditional bun.

Barley pita bun - An excellent alternative.


Akkadian Fries - A treat from the advanced cultures of the East. Try our chufa nuts fried in moringa oil. Chufa nuts are starchy tubers that are said to taste like chestnuts. They can not be beat.

Onion Rings - The onions of Kemet are said to be the best in the world and our onion rings are equally fine. They can be fried upon request.

McDuck Nuggets - Big pieces of duck fried in moringa oil and dusted with wheat flour.

Bread and Olive Oil - We shape our fine bread into the form of an owl, which is the symbol for "M". Our excellent olive oil is imported from Keftiu in the north.

Salad Ta-Sherit (Side Salad) - A refreshing salad of lettuce, cucumbers, and leeks served in an oil and vinegar dressing.

Hau Nebu Salad - Lettuce, cucumbers, leeks, pickled fish, and goat cheese in an imported oil and vinegar dressing. For our northern visitors.


Choose from beer, goat milk, grape juice, or date juice.

Or try our imported Syrian beer.


Date cakes

Fig Cakes

Honey Cakes - Most honey comes from the Delta.

Wine Cakes - A Delta specialty. Made from the very finest of Delta wines.

Anise rolls

Carob pudding - Made from carob beans, milk, and honey.

Nabk berry pie - The Lotus eaters of North Africa say that eating nabk berries will make you forget all your cares. Try this treat and see for yourself.

Nabk berry cakes - Nabk berries are dried in the sun and pounded into cakes. Nabk berries are generally said to taste like dates or cherries. When they are dried, they taste like gingerbread.

Our Breakfast Menu

McMentuhotep Special - Pigeon eggs on toasted emmer wheat or barley bread. Dove or duck eggs may be requested instead.

Pharaoh's Special - Pigeon eggs on toasted bread wheat with a slice of steak on top. Dove or duck eggs may be requested instead.

Kemet Special - Boiled beans, onions, and spices mixed with eggs and served in your choice of pita bun.

Farmer's Special - Salted fish and sweet onions rolled in emmer wheat flat bread (pancakes).

Go to the McMentuhotep Finder to visit our other fine locations.

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Back to the Khent Abt Nome, the 14th nome of Lower Kemet.

Last Updated November 30, 2009