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Ali BABA Restaurant

2545 E Speedway Blvd Ste 125, Ste 115, Tucson, AZ 85716-3801
+1 520-319-2559
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible21%
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2545 E Speedway Blvd Ste 125, Ste 115, Tucson, AZ 85716-3801
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I do not think I will ever go this place. Service is so poor, only one server working, waited 30 minutes to get one cup of water. I ordered one item, I got different item. Overall not clean poor lighting chair leg half broken

Thank zeb448
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We are food explorers so we added some new flavors to our knowledge going AliBaba. We chose from the traditional Persian menu rather than a wide selection of kebabs and other more Mediterranean choices available. The chicken Entree with cherry rice was filling, rich, and...More

Thank onatrip76
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This place must have really done down in recent years because otherwise I don't understand how they ever received the awards on their wall. I tried to order several times (over several months) before they finally accepted my Groupon. I was first told it could...More

Thank Taylor H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We've eaten here several times; probably won't go back again. This time we were using a local dining card from the newspaper for a buy one, get one free. As soon as we sat down, the waiter informed us there is a $10 limit. I...More

Thank jeanb1876
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I was traveling through Tucson and found this on TripAdvisor as only Persian restaurant in the area. The decor is modest and furniture a bit old. However the food was very good and they provided also great service. For the price it was well worth...More

Thank YumGuru
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We were looking forward to using our new Dining Card from the local newspaper...buy one, get one free. A good way to help local restaurants during the slow season in Tucson. We read the restrictions and bought the required two beverages - iced teas. The...More

Thank Tucson_ArizonaGeneK
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant several times and each time I have a great dining experience. One time I went with a friend who is Persian. She thought the food was wonderful. Before we left she was speaking Farsi with the couple who owned...More

Thank Wegmanner
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Driving past Alibaba you would never know what is inside. It is located in a strip mall and is easy to miss and easy to think it is something different than what it is. The restaurant inside is pleasantly large with comfortable seating. The service...More

1  Thank Ira S
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had been driving by this location for years and were tempted by the sign "Vegetarian Paradise" but wary of the low-key strip mall exterior. We finally decided to take a chance and see for ourselves at lunch time on a Sunday. We went early...More

1  Thank CrankingChick
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious! The food is beautifully flavored and the salads are fresh. The portions are huge, so order accordingly because you may need a take home box if you don't share. Well priced for the portion size. I had the chicken shawarma and my friend had...More

Thank Luckylibrarian13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2545 E Speedway Blvd Ste 125, Ste 115, Tucson, AZ 85716-3801
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-319-2559
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