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1220 Cleveland Ave, Ste 101, San Diego, CA 92103-8105
619-574-1111
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good generous food!

Authentic Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern food! Very friendly staff...our waiter, "Jarir" was a kind helpful man who looked after us very well! Food, Kababs, were fresh, came in large portions and tasted good....all Halal for those interested! Dessert, Kanefe amd Baghlava, was tasty too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I've been to this restaurant so many times in the last few years, although my most recent visit was the first in several months. The prices was a little much for what you get, but Camille is out of town and this place went to hell in a hand basket! No music. Meat in veggie dishes! The impertinent and rude... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Authentic Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern food! Very friendly staff...our waiter, "Jarir" was a kind helpful man who looked after us very well! Food, Kababs, were fresh, came in large portions and tasted good....all Halal for those interested! Dessert, Kanefe amd Baghlava, was tasty too :) Recommended!

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san Diego
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of my favorite spots. Best middle eastern food in San Diego. The food never disappoints. The food is always fresh and delicious. My constant favorites are the garlic spread.... This stuff is like a garlic orgasim in your mouth. LOVE it!! The baba ghanoush VERY good. I love the falafel wrap with extra tahini. My best friend... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

What a nice place! This was the best Lebanese style place I can ever remember trying, the hummus was so flavorful! Excellent Greek salad too.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went on a Monday, no reservation, not busy, seated promptly, good service, washrooms in a hallway outside the restaurant OK. Ordered a small baba ganoush with fresh made pita slices for an appy. Excellent flavor, good size to share. Mains were Chicken Shawarma and Chicken Kabob. Large quantities, comes with basmati rice, humus and a garlic infused oil spread. Includes... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was the first time I had been to a strictly middle eastern restaurant, most of the items I have had previously were either cooked by friends or from eclectic eateries. All I can say about this place is WOW, it is amazing. The several times I have eaten here I always get the sampler kabob platter because I can... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We found this spot in San Diego by looking through Yelp. We were definitely excited to try this spot out for dinner. When we got there, there were only a few tables and we were sat down right away. We were surprised on how expensive everything on the menu was. Most things were $20 or over. We finally decided on... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We love this place. Service is always friendly and the food is amazing. There is a wide selection from salads to pizzas to wraps to entrees. All are great. We usually start off with the lamb borak. If you aren't super hungry or budget conscious the wraps are delicious and less expensive than the entrees. Both come with a choice... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

They have delicious little pizzas that are done to perfection. Freshly made with delicious fresh ingredients. The hummus is very good too along with the pita bread.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I had a great time at Aladdin's. The food was amazing. I had the Prince Ali's Spicy Chicken Pizza of all things and it was the best pizza I have had in a very long time. Very flavorful and cheesy. The Byrani my fiance had was great, not the best but really good. But now we come to the reason... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1220 Cleveland Ave, Ste 101, San Diego, CA 92103-8105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: 619-574-1111

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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