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No.4 Weihua Nanli, Tong An Dao, Heping District, Tianjin, China
+86 22 2351 3976
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 24, 2016
“Nice place”
Sep 17, 2016
“Not bad for China”
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Bar, Fast Food, International, Pub
No.4 Weihua Nanli, Tong An Dao, Heping District, Tianjin, China
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Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Our firat meal when we landed in tianjin... was at alibaba...cjz we lived in that very area...near TJMU. It had good food... english menu..which was easy to read! A very american place in china!! Must try especially if you live in that area!!

1  Thank ankita688
Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Saw the reviews on TA so thought i'd give the bar a go. Like most places in China, smoking is allowed inside, luckily i went early in the evening when it wasnt too crowded. The food was 'ok' nothing special but better than some places!!!!...More

Thank Scubaboysteve
Reviewed July 20, 2016

I lived in Tianjin for a year and stopped by Alibaba's at least once a day. The food is good and a welcome change when you want to know exactly what you are eating-a rarity in China. When I was missing the states I went...More

Thank notyourbiz
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Alibaba's (or 'Baba's), has a long history in Tianjin. Originally opening on the campus of Nankai University in the early 1990s it became the go to place for foreign students and backpackers in search of cheap eats and beer. On the average night you could...More

Thank AllThatAsia
Reviewed May 19, 2015

We decided to venture out for a curry as we eaten Chinese for almost 3 weeks. It was definitely a good move. The menu was pretty basic, but that wasn't a problem for us. we ordered a madras, a balti and a rogan josh. Bizarrely,...More

Thank shirleyManchester
Reviewed April 25, 2015

Went there with my friend for some food & drinks but nothing worked out well for us. Food was not good and cocktails were not done right. I ordered Biryani which was rice topped with some chicken & sauce. Irish coffee had no cream and...More

Thank vino04ster
Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great place to chill out and have a good time. Good food, good price. Nice to hang out with friends.

1  Thank AnapaulaSainz
Reviewed July 2, 2013

Think of this bar as a delightful cross between Rosie's Bar in MASH and Rick's place in Casablanca. A place for travelers from any place of origin to meet and share their stories and experiences with the most eclectic bunch of fellow drinkers possible. Make...More

1  Thank j b
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile
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Average prices
$5 - $25
Restaurant features
Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.4 Weihua Nanli, Tong An Dao, Heping District, Tianjin, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Tianjin Region  >  Tianjin
  • Phone Number: +86 22 2351 3976
More than a Bar ali babas is just a part of Tianjin life!For those who don't know us,the Ali Baba's was founded since 1994,and has accompanied many generations of foreigners throughout all these years,sharing great moments with them.Our experience is reflected through the great dishes,drinks and atmosphere we offer to all our clients,no matter nationalities .Our business hours are from 11am till early morning,everyday of the week,and you can enjoy our dishes until 3am,everyday.We have for new mission:"bring all foreigners in Tianjin together for quality fun",and we count on all of you help achieve this goal. To all our old customers,thank you,and always welcome home!To all our new comer friends come home have fun!