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Ali Baba

Coconut Drive, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
+501 226-4042
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Ranked #106 of 115 restaurants in San Pedro
Cuisines: Middle Eastern
Most recent review
- Jul 14, 2014
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English first
Alaska
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Went with friends, good huka and rum punch. Internet was running when rest of island was out. Friendly place.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This place is the most terrible restaurant on the entire island! The man who owns it is a scam artist, he will cheat you out of money and the prices are not the same as the appear on the signs outside. The food is extremely overpriced, and it is by no means fresh. The chicken is left out for days... More

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North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Rotisserie chicken was good except for dryness of white meat. He was out of olives ordered. Hummus was good with pita bread. Pina colada was okay at the best. He did let me watch soccer game on a huge screen. He did keep trying to offer Golfcart rental. I did not approach him for a rental. He approached us several... More

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San Antonio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The proprietor of Ali Baba must think that if you're a tourist near the airport you are vulnerable to a scam. He'll offer you EVERYTHING he can think of because he wants your money. You will not get a deal here, nor will you get good food. STAY AWAY! So many places are great to visitors. Not this one.

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San Antonio TX
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I was tired and wanted a couple of cokes for our room. I saw that this place had a convenient store setup on the side and got my cokes. Price seemed high, but I figured I was paying for convenience. Gave him American, got change in Belizian, but not near enough. Called him on it, and he reached into the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Despite the efforts, and the nice owner, it was just a really odd experience. So many questions and welcoming/thanking us for coming to Belize, to inviting us to a "party upstairs with belly dancers", later that evening. The food took ages and we were starving, so when our " sandwiches" (pita wraps) came with no sides and nothing but chicken... More

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Calgary
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5 reviews 5 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Everything people say in the 1 star reviews is true. Strange, slow, mediocre, expensive. Wish we'd done our research first. Worst food we've had on the island. There are many good restaurants - stay away from this one!

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Gavle, Sweden
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It was nothing wrong with the food really, just a bit small portions. But we had to wait almost an hour for our food and it was just the two of us there! It was just a bit weird.... No service minded staff at all. Just keep walking past this place and you'll get a better experience!

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Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

While others have had a lot of bad experiences with the restaurant, I found the place to be very average. The owner was friendly, the time to get our food was reasonable and the prices fair. The hummus I found was actually pretty good, but their famous rotisserie chicken was pretty dry. There's certainly nothing wrong with grabbing a meal... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

My 7 year old grand daughter is a picky eater, and even she loved it. She also says their french fries are the best. My son had the falafel and thought it was delicious. People are friendly. But everything (except the chickens), are cooked to order, so expect to wait a little for your beans and rice.

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