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Ali Baba Restaurant

1214 Ashford Avenue | Condado Village, San Juan Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-1176
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1214 Ashford Avenue | Condado Village, San Juan Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed yesterday

Just across the street from the San Juan Marriott Resort and close to Starbucks is a passageway which leads to the Ali Baba Turkish Restaurant. This proved to be the highlight of a fairly disappointing visit to San Juan. We are so glad that we...More

1  Thank frankinthesun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were very disappointed with Ali Baba restaurant. The food, compared to other Arabic type restaurants, was very average / poor. The meat was dry and the chicken was extremely thin, dry, and literally 2 inches by 1 inch small. The overall...More

Thank zach F
Reviewed 5 days ago

You cannot go wrong here, we've been coming here for eight years, it's the best middle eastern eatery in all Puerto Rico. The owner is the real deal: he makes his own fantastic "puff" flatbread. No-I can't really discribe it; you just have to order...More

2  Thank tropicalgardener
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They are still recovering from the hurricane but open for business. My favorite restaurant in San Juan. Food was excellent as always! Chicken kabob with the fixings is my go to meal.

Thank Fred A
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Love the Place nice and cozy! The restaurant hace parking. The food is delicious!!! The dessert Amazing!!! They are open for lunch with good offers!

Thank Yazmin G
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Hidden restaurant in the back part of the building. Everything was very good. It was a place I've passed for years and now it's one of my must go to every vacation.

Thank VicSalo
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We had such a good time there. It's name is Turkish and I don't know why but it is so cool. There are vegan and vegetarian dishes and you can also enjoy watching football matches there.

Thank Pınar I
Reviewed 10 October 2017

You can't blame them for having a limited menu and service due to the hurricane, but still the food was average and so was the service. I've had better times in this restaurant, which is stuck behind a Starbucks on Ashford Avenue.

Thank Alfredo8074
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious, authentic Middle Eastern food and attentive, but not overwhelming service. Will definitely eat here again and recommend it highly.

Thank SpaGirl21161
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Very cute restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. It's a little hidden but right behind the Starbucks on Ashford. They make fresh lavash and you can order from a huge list of different dishes to dip it in. Our favorite was the butter hummus. They...More

Thank vsand2
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hira1190
14 August 2017|
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Response from Kathy829 | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure if meat is halal. It is within walking distance from Condado Hilton. It is directly across from Marriott Stellaris in Condado. You won't be disappointed!
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hira1190
14 August 2017|
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Response from Travelcraze15 | Reviewed this property |
The meat is halal as far as Ivan remember.
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wolffster1
20 September 2016|
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Response from Dave D | Reviewed this property |
Agree, right across the street. Don't miss it, fantastic food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1214 Ashford Avenue | Condado Village, San Juan Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-722-1176
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Description
Authentic and homemade dishes cooked by the owner and chef Suleyman Yilmaz! Halal food available!
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