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Ali Baba Restaurant

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4793 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227-1519
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Goshen, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Interior is a little cramped but the quantity and quality of food makes up for it. The gyro is amazing and should be tried at least once. I have yet to order anything that is not good in approximately 15 visits.

Thank backadam
Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

I expected the place to have a good Mediterranean food selection, but found that other than a few kebabs, it was generally Chicago (Kronos brand) gyros and doners. They pile on lots of meat, so it's not a bad deal. I guess I just expected more choices.Decor and atmosphere are pretty sterile.

Loveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

The gyros are huge, the size of my head and a total mess to eat... and worth every bite! They are quite good. The other dishes are a bit too authentic for me.. But the GYROS!!!

Thank Ben K
Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Went for a quick lunch. Did the 10 $ chicken gyro platter. Hummus smaller portion and average taste quality. Chicken well seasons good portion. Salad boring and pita blan Average experience. Would not repeat.

Thank Dulcinealo810
Milford, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

Have ordered the gyros at least 5 times. Always great, a giant gyro (they don't skimp on the meat) and they allow you to select toppings if you want.

Thank Ann_Cincin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

On our way from C-bus to Cincy to catch the Xavier/Northwestern soccer match, we realized it would be prudent to grab a quick bite. Ali Babba looked like a decent spot, so in we went. We were very pleased with our meal, which was flavorful and massive gyros. I would come back another time.

Thank OHsoccermom5
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I went to Ali Baba with a friend for lunch. It's not anything special. Don't get me wrong though. Nothing was bad, but nothing was great either.

Thank KFCincy26
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

I love this place! I've only had the chicken kabobs plate, so I can only speak to that, but I would like to take home a bucket full of their hummus. It s amazing! I love the selection that Ali Baba's has, and I love how fresh their ingredients are. On more than one occasion, I have taken my leftovers... More 

Thank Blarg0206
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stopped here for lunch while driving on Red Bank Road to try something different. This is a small place - maybe 12 tables - and I would call it a cross between Chipolte and Subway with a Mediterranean character. Sandwiches and plates are made to order like Chipolte from a limited selection of ingredients, like Subway If you look... More 

1 Thank Bob S
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2013

Excellent middle eastern food. The place is run by a team of friendly Uzbek guys from Samarkand. The restaurant is nothing much, pretty basic, but clean. We enjoyed the falafel, grape leaves, the steak kabob. Everything was fresh and well done. We had been at other middle eastern places in Cincinnati and so far this is the best. We will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Fast Food, Persian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4793 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227-1519
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-271-0706

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