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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
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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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
good food...slightly pricey

i had the "ali baba pot" which is a mixture of seafood cooked in the oven with a thick soup. it was slightly salty for my taste, however it was very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

i had the "ali baba pot" which is a mixture of seafood cooked in the oven with a thick soup. it was slightly salty for my taste, however it was very tasty.

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Amman
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were 4 friends & ordered 4 different dishes & appetisers. The portions are OK although other restaurants put larger portions. The problem was in the taste of the food. The spices or combinations of flavors used are not acceptable. None of us enjoyed his or her plate, even the appetisers! the place itself is not attractive, dark from inside... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Over-rated restaurant, offering mediocre food (generally over-cooked), and over-priced (for Aqaba) - tourist orientated, and it shows!. Much better fish restaurants are available within 300m of Ali Baba

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Alibaba gets busy and there’s lots of pressure on the outdoor tables. This is partly because it’s very pleasant to sit outside but also perhaps because the rather feeble air-conditioning doesn’t seem to make it noticeably cooler inside. Fish was fresh and available for choice from the cool counter, where the fish was on ice. Nice presentation and beautifully, if... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We had been recommended a fish restaurant in Aqaba but as this restaurant didn't serve wine we went for the second recommendation of Ali Baba's. Although Ali Baba has a wide ranging menu, we went for the fish option. We were taking a long time to decide but the wonderful waiter took us inside to look at the range of... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Locals suggested to fave lunch or dinner at Ali Baba. I've tried fish; it was fresh and delicious. The staff was very friendly and the price reasonable.

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Konya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I came here five years ago, when I was working in Jordan for the first time. I remembered it and wanted to bring my husband here while visiting Aqaba. Of course, my fondness for the place could have overshadowed the actual quality or it could have gotten worse over time... But no! We loved coming here. The wine is affordable... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 via mobile

We dined here last night; the food was delicious and the waitstaff courteous. The seafood dishes, in particular, were exceptional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We've been going to Ali Baba ever since I was a child and it's always been good. I feel that it's become too touristic and that affected the standards, especially when it comes to starters like salads. We had the sea bass and it was 20jds /kilo. It was nice and fresh but there was nothing special about the flavours.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

When a restaurant is full that's normally good sign and we entered because of this reason. Both meat and sea food was tasty, service was little delayed but they sad kitchen is full and apologized. A lof of varity of food and relatively good priced.

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Additional Information about Ali Baba Restaurant

Address: Raghadan Street | Town Center, Aqaba, Jordan
Phone Number: (03) 2013901
Location: Middle East  >  Jordan  >  Al Aqabah Governorate  >  Aqaba
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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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, Local cuisine, Large groups, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?