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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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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
Ali Baba, Ali Baba, Ali Baba

If you're looking for an experience and do not have high expectations, you might consider dropping in here for lunch. The rotisserie chicken wasn't bad. The other reviews are pretty accurate, but I have to say it was a fun experience for a group of guys who were just as crazy as Billy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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San Pedro, Belize
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

i had the misfortune of eating there. the food was very bad and i felt sick shortly after leaving the place; it took three days to recover from the meal. the service was almost as bad as the food and the owners attitude. avoid this place at all cost. i can't believe the tourism board allows this place to ruin... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you're looking for an experience and do not have high expectations, you might consider dropping in here for lunch. The rotisserie chicken wasn't bad. The other reviews are pretty accurate, but I have to say it was a fun experience for a group of guys who were just as crazy as Billy.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Went here last night expecting a great experience. Customer service missing. The place had no taboili or baba ganoush to serve. Was served what seemed to be microwaved pita bread. Requested a replacement and was given a hard time. Worker was more concerned w/ what looked like socializing with friends hanging out in the place and using the hookahs than... More 

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Glendale, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

What an experience~! I ordered the half chicken & hummus . The chicken was just ok & the hummus was spreadover the plate like an illusion that there was more~! The bill came to $30.00~! The girl who served my wife & I looked like she was being held hostage~! The owner was so high on coke he couldn't stand... More 

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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

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

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
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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
17 helpful votes 17 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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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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