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2405 Michael Dr, Newbury Park, CA 91320-3259
805-480-0324
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The restaurant offers quick service and excellent Middle Eastern food. The chicken shawarma, falafel plate and Ful Medames are my favorites.

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Thank Simplylamusa
Reading, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I love this place because they go that little bit extra. I had moris massalla chicken and vegetable samba and boy were they hot!!!! But I like that,some don't. Love the roti and yogurt dip. The chicken tikka starter was divine, the chicken cooked to perfection. I will continue to buy from here and they usually deliver within half an... More 

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Camarillo, California
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

We've been to this restaurant so many times and have never been disappointed. I like to try something new every time and I have never ordered anything I didn't like. Plus leftovers! The portions are generous, the service is excellent (they really do seem to care that we are happy), and at some point I found out how this restaurant... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My belief is this is Eastern European/ Persian food.... Incredible shawarma!! This is the onlly place I have ever had it but you must try. Get a side of the homemade hummus to go along. You Will be satisfied.

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Thank Justin R
Vista, Ca
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311 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Freshly prepared food in this small, maybe 8 or 10 tables, restaurant in a shopping mall. Open kitchen were you can see all the food being freshly prepared. We had chicken prepared 2 ways and also fish and all items and sides very tasty with nice seasoning. Would recommend and stop in again when in the area and wanting their... More 

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Thank PopTopBob
Newbury Park
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We were introduced to Ali Baba in Newbury Park (and its sister restaurant in Simi Valley) by friends over a year ago, and have been coming back ever since! I knew we were in for a tasty treat when we were greeted by the incredible aromas of something cooking - I was instantly hungry! A great family restaurant that features... More 

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Thank kc6ijm
Thousand Oaks
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246 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

Both locations of this mini "chain" are always busy. The area has a dirth of small ethnic restaurants so it's wonderful to find one that does it well. Just enough spice to make it interesting along with good service and a well priced menu of all the staples of the region.

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Thank parkwife
Ojai, California
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Ali Baba;s dishes up some fantastic takes on Middle Eastern cuisine. There's originality in the preparation, sincerity in the service, and huge value in these low prices, large portions, and quality ingredients. And save room for the baklava, which comes in a big slab yet costs just $1.99. The Turkish coffee at $3.99 comes in a teapot filled to its... More 

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Thank John V
California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

I keep meaning to try more dishes but the beef shawarma is just so good I can't more. Nice small place, good food and a great staff and owner.

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Thank eeekster
Newbury Park, California
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72 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2011

I thought I'd get a quick lunch and ordered the chicken curry as a bench mark dish. I was great! perfectly seasoned with grilled veggies, salad, bread and I couldn't stop eating until it was all gone. Very nice owner who also supports the community. I will be back for sure.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal, Persian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 Michael Dr, Newbury Park, CA 91320-3259
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Newbury Park
  • Phone Number: 805-480-0324

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?