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Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine

862 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-2902
+1 212-888-8622
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“hummus” (18 reviews)
“kebab” (16 reviews)
“lamb” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Turkish, Pizza, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
862 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-2902
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Very typical Turkish food, of which I am not a fan too much but I did like items I liked. If you like Turkish food, you might very well like this.

Thank loa076
SocialResponse, Customer Executive at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hey! Thank you for the feedback. It's good to know that the kebabs were to your satisfaction. Keep visiting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dont really are a fan of mediterranean cuisine, but I need to admit that the food was delicious. So I recommend 100%

Thank zvaldezcarrion
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello! We're happy to learn that the food was to your liking! This is exactly the way we want all our customers to experience with. See you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very disappointing food and atmosphere. main room is very hot and stuffy--AC doesn't cool the room on a hot day. "Gyro" was a plate of dry meat over rice. We've been to Turkey several times and this was a poor replica.

Thank m343
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Horrible food, overpriced. Dried kebab. No air conditioning on a very humid day. Bad hummus and it shouldn’t be served in the shape of ice cream balls, this is not the middle eastern way of serving. Will not be returning

Thank arlenefrancesarida
Reviewed 10 May 2018

....but, I DO know when I am trying something new and it pleases my palette. I was staying at the nearby Westin, walking up 2nd Avenue in search of dinner and decided to stop here. I ordered the stuffed grape leaves as an appetizer and...More

Thank WasOnce
ResponseTeamNY, Customer Service at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hi! We're delighted you took the time to try us. Feels great to know that you had a good time. Moreover, a lot of effort has been made to make sure that the service adds to the overall dining experience and we're glad that you...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

This two-level restaurant has friendly service, a big wine and food menu and is home to a lot of both Turkish and non American customers, given its location by the UN. The upstairs is brighter and a lot nicer so ask to sit up there...More

Thank rnarisetti
Freeda J, Marketing at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hello Rnarisetti! Hope you are doing great! We're happy to learn that you liked your meal and the overall experience with us. We're glad you stopped by and gave us the chance to serve and we appreciate your kind words. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

After touring the UN, we were just walking with the hope of finding a reasonable place to eat, and Ali Baba appeared. Delightful. Good range of Mediterranean food. Lamb, eggplant, delicious. Excellent service. Very reasonable price for each meal. Big window allowed view of all...More

Thank RestlessFeet
Freeda J, Marketing at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Hi! Hope you are doing great! We're happy to hear that you liked your meal on your recent visit. We're glad you stopped by and gave us the chance to serve you and we appreciate your feedback! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I ate in this place because it was the first place open after a meeting at the UN. I was fascinated by the quality of their food. I would even take a date to this place. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank rwurbina
Freeda J, Marketing at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi Rwurbina, Hope you are doing great! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve. We appreciate you for taking out time to write such kind words. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 28 January 2018

After perusing the menus of tired and OVERPRICED restaurants near our hotel - Pod51, we discovered that Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine was around the corner from us. The food was delicious and indeed reminded us of our adventures travelling in Turkey years ago. Everything we...More

Thank Intrepid_Pursuit
Freeda J, Marketing at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hello, Thank you for stopping by and taking out time to write a feedback for us. We're glad that you enjoyed your meal and can't wait to see you again sometime soon!

Reviewed 7 December 2017

I was walking down on second avenue looking for a place for lunch when we noted Ali Baba and we stepped in. Could not have been a better choice, the service, selection of turkish wines and selection of traditional turkish fare could have been better....More

1  Thank Bokassa2014
Freeda J, Marketing at Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hi, We're happy to hear that you liked your meal. What do you think you'll try next time you're here? You can always follow us on Facebook for constant updates and specials that we have as well!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$18 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 862 2nd Ave, New York City, NY 10017-2902
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-8622
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Description
Alibaba is Turkish & Mediterranean cuisine halal food So, you’ve been craving for mouthwatering Turkish cuisine in the vast city of New York. If you want to enjoy the remarkable Turkish dishes that would make you feel as though you’ve just walked into the country and enter the unique Turkish tastes, Ali Baba Turkish Cuisine is the ultimate restaurant to go to! From tasty lentil soup and our signature lahmacun to a remarkable array of vegetarian dishes, seafood, hot and cold appetizers and more, we have everything to satisfy your taste buds! Ali Baba is one of the most reputable Turkish Restaurants in NYC, offering a wide range of delightful meals with Turkish and Mediterranean flavors, served in a unique and authentic location. So, what’s best about Alibaba Turkish Cuisine? The menu is categorically organized so you can easily pick your desired meal. No matter what taste you are up to for the day, there’s a huge variation you can choose from. Everything is offered at a highly reas
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