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English first
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The middle eastern food is great and I felt safe there and not in any kind of danger because the people were warm and the food was delicious and I eated a lot of different items from the menu.

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Madrid, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great authentic food at a very reasonable prices. Also, the staff are friendly, however, the service is not the fastest I had.

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Hollywood, CA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Wow, words are yet to describe the deliciousness of this place. We found it by accident while repairing our vehicle in the area and were very satisfied with everything! They offer fresh tasting, homemade menu selections. There are also many different varieties to choose from if you are vegan or vegetarian. I believe they even offer delivery within the area.I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Whenever I'm in South San Francisco, I make sure to stop in and taste the delicious falafel sandwich. The shawarma sandwich is also good.

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Daly City, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I've been eating here for years, and have always enjoyed the food, the service and now the atmosphere. They moved to 1429 San Mateo Avenue in South San Francisco maybe over a year ago from their former location on Linden. It's larger, nicely decorated, very clean and the service is friendly. I'm particularly fond of their cucumber yoghurt salad and... More 

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Interlaken, Switzerland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

It's a fast food but it's not fast food: take your time, let the waiters or the waitress choose for you dishes and get to know libanese kitchen. You will not be disappointed, it is just delicious.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

We stopped here for lunch and all chose the Schwamas (sp?): two chicken, one beef. Everything was freshly prepared in front of us, about $20 for all three, we all loved our food. Quite large portions. Quick, fast, casual.

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South San Francisco, California
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100 reviews 100 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Bring the coupon you can find in all the weekly mailers, this place is great, and the portions are huge! Thank you sirs!

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South San Francisco
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2011

New location is 1429 San Mateo Ave. Nicer location with more seating! Same excellent food.

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San Francisco
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2010

This is a great hole in the wall located in an industrial section of South San Francisco. They offer authentic Middle Eastern food at very reasonable prices. Get there early at lunch time as they do not have too many tables. Their Falafel is the best in the Bay Area.

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Additional Information about Ali BABA

Address: 127 S Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080-6410
Phone Number: (650) 871-2221
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

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