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Alibaba

2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-1170
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Ranked #13 of 185 Restaurants in Troy
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English first
Gilboa, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great breads and Mediterranean food. We always try to stop on our way to and from The Clark museum. Especially good for a snack rather than a full meal.

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Albany, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I went to Alibaba for lunch today and could not believe how amazing the food was. We ordered an appetizer sampler, which came with good size portions of 5 apps of our choice. The stuffed grape leaves are to die for. The other apps were great too, but I cannot remember the names. The app sampler came with a giant... More

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Troy, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I've been to this place a few times. The place smells like bleach or something as unpleasant as that. It is nothing special, but has some authentic Turkish food. The first time I ordered some lamb, which was undercooked and chewy. The second time I ordered some a variety of spreads and something oven-cooked, which was way too greasy. I... More

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Troy, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Too much money for what you get and it was not very good. Bathroom was dirty and that does not look good. Makes me think kitchen is dirty too. Will not go back.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This reminds me of the Middle Eastern restaurants we used to frequent when i was growing up . Seemed like a Family running it. The owners are Turkish - very nice. Bread was unbelievable - best pita i ever had - entrees were really really good too..

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Gainesville, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

On a visit to Rensselaer Polytech, we stopped by Alibaba for dinner, oh what a find! We had some Lentil soup to start, bean salad (huge white beans in a tomato like sauce) and hot piping pita like bread with a dill yogurt dip! Perfect start for a family of carnivores and vegetarians alike!.. We had kababs that were made... More

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Brunswick, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I stopped for business lunch and the wait staff allowed us to meet and linger and was prompt with our order. We asked for a small plate sampler with Chef's choice. It was out of this work. Nice find on 15th street!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014 via mobile

Drove by this place for years . A friend of mine said he had lunch there several times and enjoyed it so I decided to bring him there for dinner . The Server was very informative and friendly . The food was very good and the price was right . I've been back on many occasions and enjoyed all of... More

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Troy, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Best roasted peppers I ever had... All the sides are great!!! Not very fancy inside but who cares ! My wife lived in turkey for a while and loves this place.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Having spent time in Turkey and also visited again recently I have yet to find a Turkish restaurant that uses such fresh ingredients and sticks to the original preparation. The Lavash and appetizers are outstanding, especially the Ajuka. One could just order a few of these and have quite a meal. The Lahmajun is also exactly as it is prepared... More

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