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Ali Baba Restaurant

Raghadan Street | Town Center, Aqaba, Jordan
(03) 2013901
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Ranked #17 of 69 Restaurants in Aqaba
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Arabic first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Amman, Jordan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Popular eating place. Seafood in the specialty, preparation is usually excellent, and prices are reasonable.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Recommended by a Dutch traveller who went there several times. After a few days without a beer, this was a huge bonus. The food was fine, nothing exceptional, and a bit expensive. It was very busy with tourists and I don't think I saw a local. Easy as it's just over the road from the Hilton. Clean and a safe... More

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoyed our meal, but I can "second" the previous reviewers point that it felt a little "touristy" and was a little expensive (relative to other restaurants in the area.) Still, we enjoyed our food, and loved the Arabic salad, Kibbah, fresh figs, hummus, mixed grill, etc. The staff were friendly and the service was good.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Maybe it was a very good restaurant before, but you can see now how commercial (touristic) it became. The food was far away from being tasty. The meat was very chewy, the vegetables bitter and old. I would recommend to go the local restaurants which are just on the corner - I have never eaten such a moist, well spiced... More

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Granville Ferry
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We sat outdoors both times that we ate here in October of 2013. Who would want to sit inside when the city eventually pass you by; kind of like a Paris café. The menu is extensive and the food good. Try local dishes, especially the fish. This may be a tad bit expensive for Aqaba, but it is worth the... More

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PA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Easy location to hotels. Easy to find. Outside seating plentiful but the smell from the local tourist camel is awful; although, it's fun to see a camel while eating at Ali Babbas! Incense or candles up in the trees alongside the fly traps would help but none was apparent. Menu was plentiful and service just fine. Food just fine. Although... More

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Used to be very good. Was one of my favourites. Used to be excellent with attentive staff. Don't know what happened. The staff we were familiar with have gone, food quality down, prices up up up.

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Oslo, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It's the typical touristic restaurant. You even get the camel at the door ready to take you for a ride. Which personally I find a bit annoying. Food is ok and the waiters work for their tip. Otherwise, nothing remarkable to say about it

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hengelo (ov)
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107 reviews 107 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This place is obviously good for tourists. There are two areas, one where they serve alcohol (2nd floor) and downstairs they do not. We were with a group of around 10 people and the waiter offered to serve starters to share. We all had a different main course. 4 of us had Fish Sayadeya (or something) and the waiter told... More

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Ankara
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I like chicken but I did not like fish...Service was not good...They must learn how to act to the customers.

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