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Baba Ali

Fanar Street, Dahab, Egypt
+20 128 610 4494
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fixed menu” (2 reviews)
“juice” (6 reviews)
“welcome drink” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Egyptian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Fanar Street, Dahab, Egypt
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you pass by the place doesn't look the best right? I said that too and also they have a reservation based policy so you must reserve before going there i was kinda sceptical about this anyways we entered me and my friends to reserve...More

Thank Mazen A
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Very cozy place and very lovely man, different experince, abd the price is very good, not to miss while in dahab

Thank Reem Z
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Best place when you do not want to decide what to eat maybe that's why he's called Baba Ali. Must visit every time to Dahab. Full course menu from the welcome drink to dessert, it requires reservation 1 day earlier as he brings daily fresh...More

Thank boudy727
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Cozy warm place , definitely delicious home made food , made with love , everything is perfect and nice , fixed menu its what they offer and you should reserve from before , its dining place , we took a photo with the owner he...More

Thank HussamEdaros
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

As unique and exceptional as always :) We're not talking about an ordinary restaurant but rather a cozy, artistic dining room in your grandpa's old house. Baba Ali passionately cooks a different menu everyday and to enjoy the tasty meal you should reserve your seat...More

Thank Kareem S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Baba Ali is a great alternative to the standard fare of restaurant offers in Dahab. It is a fixed menu, varying daily, all-inclusive of appetizers, drinks, main course, and dessert. All clearly home-cooked Egyptian cuisine, and very tasty. A bit difficult to find at first,...More

Thank ExpatDan
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent and so is the staff and i am eating in his new branch fish & chips is very very very wonderful fish & chips taste we love you baba ali and we love fish & chips alsoooooo

Thank moohroshdy
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Baba Ali is one of the most delightful eateries we ever encountered during our travels. It doesn’t feel like a commercial restaurant at all but rather that the host enjoys sharing his passion for delicious food. We loved the concept, we called a day ahead...More

Thank Parosite
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our locals hosts suggested Baba Ali, and joined us for dinner there one night (after making the suggested reservations). Baba turns 71 today, but still is full of energy, and cooked us an amazing Beduin-style meal. I usually stay away from "the chef picks" style...More

Thank bostonian11
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Best place to eat out, real clean authentic food, genuine service, very nice polite humble host. Atmosphere is comfortable, and the food is tasty, cheap price and good quality. Real deal 😄

Thank Moirazcat S
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Questions & Answers
16 December 2014|
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Response from starella | Reviewed this property |
hi the place is going from assalah square to canyon/blue hole direction..by foot 1 minute and u can find baba ali at your right!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fanar Street, Dahab, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Dahab
  • Phone Number: +20 128 610 4494
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