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Ali Baba Restaurant

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1214 Ashford Avenue | Condado Village, San Juan Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
+1 787-722-1176
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Today
16:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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231 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Atmosphere-wise it was OK. One can sit outside or inside. We chose inside. Way too many servers for a slow Tuesday evening. The lavash bread and tabouli salad for appetizer was really good. Husband got a lamb meatball casserole with mozzarella, potatos, which he said was very good. I got a chicken casserole dish..started with an "o"...I thought the chicken... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was good, although the lamb was a little overcooked. The flavors were awesome, and the service was excellent. It is a little tucked away, but still great food.

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Rincon, Puerto Rico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place for light delicious meals!!! The service and food are excellent. Try the best Humus in town!!!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a Turkish and eastern restaurant with some very mixed Puerto Rican influences the service and staff were great and very helpful and the food was very good.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Again and again i get overwhelmed in that great restaurant ali baba and i got the history smell, fresh food nice breath, beautiful view, friendly people, what can i say than..... the winner of my heart is ali baba restaurant... please visit it

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant I live in San Juan I know Turkish food very well I have gone to other Turkish restaurant in PR cafe Istanbul y donner kebab in isla verde the good and service by far is better there food in alibaba taste bland with almost no marination the service is bad prices are very higher compared... More 

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Toronto, on
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Ali Baba on our frst night in San Juan. The restaurant decor looks very authentic for a Turkish cuisine. The menu is varied however the prices are little steep in comparison to the same quantity and quality we get in Toronto for the same types of dishes. The service is prompt and the servers were very friendly... More 

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Washington,DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was maybe my fifth trip to San Juan and probably my third trip to Ali Baba. This is one of my favorite places to eat in San Juan. The staff is very friendly. I ate the lamb ottoman casserole and enjoyed the white sangria with it. Both were very good. The bread you get is amazing. I'd come here... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is delicious and creative ! go with a open mind and empty stomach, portions are generous and prices are decent. Good service and restaurant decoration is on point. I will definitely visit it again when back in San Juan.

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Indianapolis,IN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, this place is tucked to the left and behind Starbucks down an alcove. We opted for something different while at the Marriott and boy was that a good thing. The food was amazing and the atmosphere charming. The chef does an amazing job with the lamb. Great staff, food, and atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Persian, Halal
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
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?