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Ali Baba

9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
+356 2134 0119
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (38 reviews)
“hummus” (21 reviews)
“warm meze” (4 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and efficient staff, delicious food and nice wine. Meze platters coming in one after the other was finished. Lovely place, well recommended!

Thank hnrkp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s small littl place with average qaulity food with very bad service .even the location is not very pleasant.Its very expensive place for the quality and portions .

Thank maan7000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food is great but it's a bit pricey. Service is good and the staff are ok. This restaurant is very tight !

Thank typhoon84
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Not from the food, never got that far. The menu looked wonderful and despite the external signage, the interior is lovely. Rather, the wine. My first choice bottle was gone - I ordered just a glass and the restaurant makes great play of sealing the...More

Thank Docstone1
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Being the Lebanese one of my favorite cuisines I tried Ali Baba baba. The restaurant is small but perfect. You have a lot of different dishes to try but I went especially for the lamb ones. I took a warm mezze of pita bread filled...More

Thank Cristian R
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the best restaurants in Malta. Food is extremely tasty. It serves pure arabic food, but has a wide variety. I recommend taking many cold and warm starters, instead of large main courses (which are very expensive). If we have some guests from...More

Thank TibiSam
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

One of the most amazing restaurants I’ve been lately. Delicious Lebanese food and friendly staff. Definitely recommended!

Thank Shortyhouse
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Wanted to try out some Lebanese food and a fried suggested Alibaba. it did not disappoint. Great dining experience and great service!

Thank Cwallace42
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

The food was really very good but the service was terrible! We were a group of 7 with 3 kids and were greeted rudely, told to get up and leave before finishing our meal and the kids left with food in their hands!!!! Before booking...More

Thank Rishabh M
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

We went there without a reservation. They could give us a table for little over an hour. We said no and wanted to leave, all of the sudden there was more time for us. Huh?? Fine.. starters were promising, the black hummous, feta and falafel...More

Thank Jolijn90
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Questions & Answers
Anwar B
July 18, 2018|
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Response from Lu G | Reviewed this property |
It is Halal, the owner is a Muslim Lebanese :)
Maria C
March 18, 2015|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the restaurant has a dress code but their Maltese customers may have. Maltese folk expect people to behave accordingly and I think that casual during the day and smart casual in the evening would be... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Ponsomby Street, Il Gzira, Island of Malta GZR 1075, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Il Gzira
  • Phone Number: +356 2134 0119
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