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2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-1170
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Troy, New York
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must confess I'm a relative newbie to Middle Eastern food, having tried gyros, humus, baba ghanoush, and kebabs. Today, my husband and I both tried beyti sarma, a lamb dish, and we both loved it! It was presented beautifully with fluffy rice, pickled cabbage, and sliced kebab drizzled with a delicious sauce. It was so huge, even my husband... More 

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New York City
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with a group of colleagues visiting Troy. Food is authentic Turkish yummy lamb dishes chicken curry and fresh delicious salads. Hostess and staff are friendly and will suggest dishes that you will enjoy!

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Thank coupedoc
Upstate NY
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Wow. Had a rating of #9 of 149 restaurants in Troy. Makes me wonder about the other ones. I had a Greek salad and my wife had chicken curry. Well, in all fairness, Greek salad is not Turkish, but it was on the menu and it was the worst salad I've ever had. No vinegar? No romaine lettuce; all iceberg... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Although unassuming on the outside, the inside of this restaurant is warm and inviting. The food is prepared fresh and service is prompt. The pida bread and yogurt is especially good and comes with the meal. Portions are generous and priced very reasonably.

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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

We've been going for years, and each of us has a set of favorite menu items. They're always very good. Service is great and they obviously take care in preparing everything. Curry chicken, Veal Guvech, and the assortment plate are favorites (Eggplant salad is the favorite on that).

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Southbury, Connecticut
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Alibaba's is very close to RPI in Troy, NY. I have been there twice with my wife and daughter and we have all enjoyed the food. There is a good selection of meals, all very good so far. Lavash bread and Meat Pide were excellent. Service is very good. Staff is very friendly and food is served hot with no... More 

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grafton, NY
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

I have eaten at Alibaba about 10 times, but not within the past year. I don't get out to eat often these days with little kids, but Alibaba is one of my favorite eating places in the Troy area. Turkish cuisine. Everything delicious from the main courses down to the baklava deserts and Turkish coffee. The menu has a photo... More 

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Randolph, New Jersey
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216 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a storefront, neighborhood place serving pizzas and Turkish dishes. Their “photo menu” does not include a description of the dishes; review their takeout menu if you want to know what you’re ordering. Service was slow and disorganized from servicing take-out orders. I tried the Chicken Durum (wrapped in good lavash bread); the barely-warm chicken had some gristle and... More 

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Thank 50StateVisitor
New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We were travelling via Troy to our destination and hunger struck us ..searched online for this place based on the reviews and damm we hit a jackpot ... though the location of the restaurant is not that great ....but great homely food prepared by very down to earth people ... we tried their Lavash bread with yogurt dip in appetizer... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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126 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This cafe-like spot is just 4 blocks or so from the Hilton Garden hotel on Hoosick, st. You can walk to it and pass an old neighborhood with a chinees restaurant, but Ali Baba is the place to go. You walk in and see years worth of area awards as the best Mediterranean style restaurant in the greater Albany area.... More 

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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Turkish, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: (518) 273-1170

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?