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2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-1170
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 32
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  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Turkish hospitality in Troy

Although I hate stereotypes, I've found Turkish people to be among the most hospitable in the world. Ali Baba is no exception. The food was well prepared and modestly priced. The restaurant is simple, but that's what I like.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Larry K
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NY
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NY
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Although I hate stereotypes, I've found Turkish people to be among the most hospitable in the world. Ali Baba is no exception. The food was well prepared and modestly priced. The restaurant is simple, but that's what I like.

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Melrose, NY
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

AliBaba is a low-key, friendly place. The food is as real and as good as can be had anywhere off the Mediterranean coast itself. The multiple items available in a coldplate mix are ideal for a light lunch, especially in Summer. The hot foods, cooked before your eyes in the stone oven are the best way to nourish in Winter.... More 

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Troy, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

so GOOOOOD! I always get the Beyti Sarma!!! The red cabbage is fantastic! The bread with the yogurt sauce - delicious!

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Troy, New York, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I live in Troy and am very happy with the food scene that has been developing here over the last few years. When I'm choosing a place for dinner, my ultimate comfort food is the Chicken Iskender at Ali Baba. (The staff knows my order by heart.) I've had the other food there also, which is great, but I always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Awesome staff, awesome food. The guys here are really fast, and know what theyre doing. Great quality of food, coming here more often!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I have eaten here many times and have brought so many people! Everyone I brought liked it. One nice thing is they have a picture of each dish on the menu so if you are not familiar with this type of food you can see what you are getting. It is not fancy-a storefront kind of place, but the staff... More 

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Albany, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Superb blend of Flavors, spicy but not too much. Three of us had this soup, and it was great! Strongly recommend.

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Castleton On Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Everything is excellent here. Chicken Iskender, beef Iskender, chicken Curry, and all the durum's are what i usually order. The bread is really good, humus and baklava very tasty. Nice people too.

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Towson, Maryland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This was not my favorite place to eat on this trip - but it was convenient. The hummus was strangely bland. The house salad was tiny. No falafel here! My sister had the Greek salad and it was OK. The salad with chicken was huge! The meal was served with freshly baked bread which was nice.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

This unassuming establishment sits right down the street from RPI on 15th. There is very little atmosphere to speak of here (think laminate tables, paper placemats, fluorescent lights), but if you want to experience Mediterranean cuisine with a Turkish twist, then this is the place. Our waitperson helped us to navigate the menu, as there are names (like Iksander?) unknown... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: (518) 273-1170
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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