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Haji-baba a Middle Eastern

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1513 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281-5922
(480) 894-1905
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Restaurant and Grocery Fulfill Your Mid-Eastern Food Cravings

We have been buying boxes of great dried Black Ceylon Tea from the deli/grocery for years and finally decided to give the busy, small restaurant as part of it a try. Outstanding! Diverse menu of very flavorful sandwiches, combination platters, plates, and side orders will give to just about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have been buying boxes of great dried Black Ceylon Tea from the deli/grocery for years and finally decided to give the busy, small restaurant as part of it a try. Outstanding! Diverse menu of very flavorful sandwiches, combination platters, plates, and side orders will give to just about anything you want in order to sample various mid-eastern food choices... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

At first I was confuse when I pulled up to a a little international market place. Then I realize there was a restaurant inside. The food was excellent, very affordable and tasty. The service was also great and came with smiles and good cheer. The bonus was after I paid, I got to shop and found some great deal on... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Almost every time I go to Haji Babas I get the Gyro Deluxe pita .... it is LOADED with delicious feta and almost too much of the flavorful shaved meat. some onion, tomatoes & lettuce then a wonderful yogurty tzaziki dressing is drizzled.... I have been frequenting this popular middle eastern restaurant/grocery store for over 12 years and it consistently... More 

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Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We started with the hummus and arabic bread (or pita)... the bread has a slightly smokey flavor to it and the hummus was very creamy. Great taste. I had a lamb/beef gyro and my parents both had the lamb shish kabobs. Again, cooked very well and great flavors. This was my first visit, but my parents go often and my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Being a son of a Syrian immigrant this was ok. The hummus was ok. The shwarma was average. The garlic sauce was Mayo based, not a fan. Servicers were nice. The coffee was really good. The tabouli was average as well. Baiz Market is by far much better

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Food is amazing prices are not than reasonable. Service is friendly I have been there in almost 15 years but was blessed to be in Tempe Sunday for lunch. The good was so amazing we bought enough to take home for the next day. YUMMY!!!!

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stopped there today for lunch it is right off of the freeway, which was great since we were on a road trip and had a long drive from Tucson to Las Vegas. When I lived in Tempe I used to eat there all of the time and for 10 to 15 years I have been craving their food often.... More 

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

The establishment doesn't give a great first impression, maybe even a little dirty. However the food was good and came out quickly. The store is fun to shop in also. The prices are reasonable.

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Phoenix
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is the best chicken sharma I have had in Phoenix. The serving is very generous and the meet is super tender. They wait staff were excellent, they were flexible with my order and were very prompt. I had it regular salad and tabbouleh salad. they had generous serving of each and bread. the value for what we odered is... More 

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Israel
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Its a small place, the food there is not that good, no more than average restaurant... The service is great, nice people.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1513 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281-5922
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: (480) 894-1905

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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