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Ali Baba Restaurant

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Raghadan Street | Town Center, Aqaba, Jordan
(03) 2013901
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9:00 am - 3:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 122
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  • 120
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  • 28
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Food and service good

Good meal in a convenient location. Some of the descriptions on the menus were not accurate to the dish. For example I ordered stuffed aubergine, which when it arrived turned ou to be suffed courgettes. Menu and quality of food typical for the area, nothin exceptional but perfectly good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Good meal in a convenient location. Some of the descriptions on the menus were not accurate to the dish. For example I ordered stuffed aubergine, which when it arrived turned ou to be suffed courgettes. Menu and quality of food typical for the area, nothin exceptional but perfectly good.

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Minehead, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The menu didn't give much detail of the food, however, we were plesently suprised. The portion sizes were fantastic and it tasted delicious. I recommend the having a starter with humous. It was delicious and the bread was perfect. The service was brilliant, very fast yet fresh too! They serve the local beer, Petra which is very strong and goes... More 

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San Diego, California, USA
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48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The menu is large, the food is great, and the service is good. They serve the local brew, Petra, which is decent and the portions are large.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Very well prepared food at reasonable prices. The menu has a good selection of local specialties. Yummy!

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Seattle, Washington
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14 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We went here based on a suggestion from the concierge at the hotel after telling her that while we'd enjoyed Papaya the night before, we were looking for something more authentic. There were a couple Jordanians at this place, but it was still primarily tourists. Our fattoush salad was just okay. We got a yogurt dip with walnuts and peppers... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

The only great thing about this restaurant is the ambiance, especially when busy and people sitting outdoors. The food was not great, quite dry and quite overpriced. I would not recommend compared to other treats nearby

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overijse
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Go there for the Mezze and a glas of wine. The Jordan St George is okay. Most restaurants don't serve alcohol. Traffic on the roundabout but nice sitting on the terrace. Perfect simple spot with fresh food..

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Everything we ate was good, the service was friendly and in the end it didn't cost much compared to other places.

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Oulu, Finland
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Yes, excellent restaurant in the middle of Aqaba city. Highly recommendable! The restaurant serves also beer and other alkoholic drinks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

i came here after reading reviews and lonely planet recommendations, the food was good, the service was great but it wasn't anything special. It was good but not sure why LP raves about it. I'm still giving it 4/5 as it ticks all the boxes and is tourist friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Raghadan Street | Town Center, Aqaba, Jordan
  • Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
  • Phone Number: (03) 2013901

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?