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Coconut Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-4042
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 4
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  • 47
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just ok

So the food was edible, but nothing great. The owner, however, is a hot-headed jerk, so this place is definitely not one I would suggest spending your money at.

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Baxter79
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

So the food was edible, but nothing great. The owner, however, is a hot-headed jerk, so this place is definitely not one I would suggest spending your money at.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

Got charged more than twice the going rate in the attached shop for cigarettes etc on first day here by the wasted wide boy owner. Really pushed some bad looking food at us. Thief, swindler, AVOID! Posted as it confirms other reviews reference the swindler running the place. Disgrace to an otherwise great resort.

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Snohomish, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I wish I had! The order was wrong, the food was sparse and the the owner was unbelievably RUDE! This place is a poor example of the great places in San Pedro! We asked for an explanation about the error and all we got was gibberish! This guy should be banned from Ambergris Caye!!

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Los Angeles, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We visited Ali Baba on Jan 20,2015...HUGE MISTAKE! The owner seemed like he was coming off a 3 day cocaine binge and was so rude and angry that he should THINK ABOUT RETURNING TO JORDON. The food (if you want to call it that) was super over priced. The chicken we ordered looked like the skinniest chicken in town not... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

First of all, he was out of almost everything. The falafel tasted like sawdust, and the hummus has no tasted. He keeps telling us to get chicken and fries even though we are vegetarians.

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Ottawa, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The restaurant was out of most items on the menu and they really just wanted to sell us chicken and french fries. Since what we really wanted was middle eastern food, we passed on the high pressure chicken sales job and ordered a few basic middle eastern dishes (veggie platters, falafel, hummus, pitta). The food was terrible (which is why... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 via mobile

I have now eaten here on 3 separate occasions, I cannot stop myself from returning time and time again. The food is amazing, hands down the best chicken I have ever had. Fall off the phone and super juicy. The owner is such a friendly welcoming guy, so are the rest of his staff and even his friends who often... More 

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I must be honest i went there because my girlfriend insisted, long timr ago was not good but this is now a diferent place, the new owner and administration is diferent and they made a lot of changes. The quality of food is better and service is great. I hope they continue like this. So good luck and regards.

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East Sooke
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We ordered vegetarian plates at lunchtime and five minutes later were informed that two of the five portions were not available. So we ordered falafel sandwich instead. Waited 20 minutes and were assured that it was taking a while because everything was being made from scratch. When our orders arrive we were shocked to see the results of the thirty... More 

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Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Where to start ? ... Service was awful. We waited about ten minutes and then were told that two of the four items I had ordered , we're not available. Another ten minutes went by and we were told that everything was being prepared fresh and it would be here in two minutes. (There was no one else in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Coconut Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
  • Location: Central America  >  Belize  >  Belize Cayes  >  Ambergris Caye  >  San Pedro
  • Phone Number: +501 226-4042

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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