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Ali Baba

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Gulistan Cad. No:20 Buyukada | Princes' Island, Turkey
+90 (216) 3823733
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Fresh Fish in a Seafood Restaurant right on the Water

We enjoyed a good seafood lunch whilst on a tour of Princes Island. Great location, busy the water. To explain Ali Baba's is on Buyukaka the largest of the Princes Island and there are many tourists. This restaurant was chosen by our guide and we can confirm other reviews of good quality... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Ken050
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
205 reviews 205 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed a good seafood lunch whilst on a tour of Princes Island. Great location, busy the water. To explain Ali Baba's is on Buyukaka the largest of the Princes Island and there are many tourists. This restaurant was chosen by our guide and we can confirm other reviews of good quality fish, service is fine, stills bit touristy but... More 

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Nea Moudania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Second time at this restaurant. The place is fabulous especially when weather helps. Seagulls accompany your lunch considerately! Excellent service and food quality! Definitely suggested! We 'll be back for sure!

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Sydney, Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I had fish and I must say it was quote wholesome and fresh. After a long day at princes island went there for lunch and was quite satisfied . Watch the birds n sea while u eat yummy Turkish food

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Moscow, Russia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I have two favourite fish restaurant's in Turkey, both next to the water, Ali Baba's is on Buyukada the largest of the Princes Islands, there are a number to ferries to Buyukada every day, and believe me it is well worth the effort to visit Princes Islands and Ali Baba, everyday there is a selection of fresh fish on display... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

the view is nice. food is not bad, but just ok. very expensive especially the wine and definitely not worth it.

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Malaga, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

My girlfriend and me were visiting Buyukada and we saw this restaurant was having lot of people eating. It was nearly full when the others restaurant next to it had lot of free seats. So we thought Ali Baba would be the best. Big mistake. The worker giving the tables kick two people out from their table because they had... More 

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Konya, Turkey
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106 reviews 106 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I notice that most of the negative reviews here refer to prices paid after getting the restaurant's card from someone at the Istanbul ferry dock. We were here last weekend as part of a tour sponsored by our hotel.We liked it. Fish was fresh and excellent; starters and salad were just fine. Service was good. We paid less for the... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

like the previous reviewer, the well dressed gentleman offered us guide maps and timetables for the islands, strongly hinting the largest of the islands, Buyukada being the best. As we left the ferry he again reminded us to visit his brother's restaurant. We spent 3 / 4 hours walking up the hill. On our return we went to the aforementioned... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

When we boarded the ferry we were approached by a well dressed gentleman who gave us information on Buyukada Island and of course the business card to his restaurant. After touring the island we passed by Ali Baba restaurant. The gentleman recognized us and we decided to eat there. He recommended the fish and we had a 1 kg sea... More 

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Rochester, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

They are ali baba and forty thieves the service terrible the food suck they never gave us priced menue and the hit us with 375 tr bill what bunch of theives.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Gulistan Cad. No:20 Buyukada | Princes' Island, Turkey
  • Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Princes' Islands  >  Buyukada
  • Phone Number: +90 (216) 3823733

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Turkish

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