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2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180-3059
(518) 273-1170
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I visited for a light lunch this time and every bite we had was a nostalgic experience. Actually all we ordered to share was a large Mixed Plate of Mezze (Mediterranean Appetizers) which one chooses from a large selection at the counter. It comes with a huge piping hot Lavash/flat bread and a plate of yogurt sauce... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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145 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I frankly felt the food was bland, overlooked and overpriced. Have tried it for lunch and dinner with a friend who raved about it. Service was extremely reluctant and slow. I felt uncomfortable waiting and not worth it to me. Street parking along very busy street. Ordered takeout that took forever and was so bad I never want to order... More 

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Thank Adirondacker1
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 June 28, 2016 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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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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42 reviews
35 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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1 Thank JRR057
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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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37 reviews
24 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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222 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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 12180-3059
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: (518) 273-1170

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