Welcome to McMentuhotep's

At the Golden Columns

You deserve a break today, at McMentuhotep's

Now Four Locations!

Downtown Abu

Downtown Gebtu

Downtown Abydos

Downtown Hutwaret

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.

Sorghum pita bun - A regional selection for our Nubian customers.


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.

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


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


Date cakes

Fig Cakes

Honey Cakes

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.

Dom nut brownies - Dom nuts from the dom palm are chopped up and mixed with the finest wheat and honey for a delicious treat. Some of our customers say that dom nuts taste like caramel or gingerbread. This is a southern specialty from south of Waset.

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).

Southern Comfort - Millet and date breakfast porridge, a regional specialty from the south of Nubia. Served with sorghum rolls.

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

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Last updated November 30, 2009