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Ali Baba

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Lebanese, Mediterranean
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9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR1075, Malta
+356 21340119
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12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic experience

Execellent lebanese food, served in a nice environment by a professional and kind staff. I surely recommend this to all lebanese food-lovers on vacation in Malta!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Stockholm, Sweden
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Stockholm, Sweden
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Execellent lebanese food, served in a nice environment by a professional and kind staff. I surely recommend this to all lebanese food-lovers on vacation in Malta!

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Sliema, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I've been already a few times in Ali Baba and I am happy they keep up the good work. Food is always delicious and well presented. Staff nice and attentive. Definitely worth to try lamb over there, delicious cutlets and divine lamb tongues. Quite pricy for this area, but after tasting the food one tends to understand why. Personally would... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Ali Baba is a charming restaurant just off the Gzira front. It boasts an ambrosial menu, affable staff and elegant ornamentation, all of which left an impression on my boyfriend and I.

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Malta
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have been to Ali Baba several times and the place never disappointed me. Very good Lebanese food, great service. It's a rather small place and for groups above 4 it's difficult seating. A good but limited wine list, especially some of the mid-eastern wines (Lebanon/Syria) are worthwhile trying, but a bit on the expensive side. Unfortunately the restaurant has... More 

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Malta
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I've been frequenting Ali Baba for the last past 17 years and it just never fails to please. It has gone from strength to strength and withstood the test of time. The years have passed, the décor has changed, but the way the food is lovingly prepared in the kitchen and delivered to your table has certainly not. A haven... More 

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Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

It has been a very long time since I had such a wonderful dining experience. I will tell you before hand, I LOVE Lebanese food, so I was already in a great mood going into the meal. Having said this, the wait staff, led by Charles, as well as the kitchen, led by patron chef Hany, proved to only enhance... More 

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Pori, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

wonderfull dining, tasty libanese kitchen for not so pricely menu. central but peacefully situatiion, service is professional

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Il Gzira, Malta
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Food is good and genuine. However I got the feeling that the waiting staff given a choice will make you buy that extra plate as opposed to advise you to have just enough food. That makes me think that they are very much interested to make you spend as much as they can.

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Rabat, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A small restaurant that compensates for the restriction of space with an abundance of flavoursome and exquisite food.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Loved this restaurant. The food is incredibly flavourful and well presented. The service is top notch. Will definitely be frequenting this restaurant regularly.

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Additional Information about Ali Baba

Address: 9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR1075, Malta
Phone Number: +356 21340119
Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR1075, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
  • Phone Number: +356 21340119

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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