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“Perfect way to celebrate”

Ali Baba Restaurant
Ranked #49 of 1,007 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $35
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Authentic and homemade dishes cooked by the owner and chef Suleyman Yilmaz! Halal food available!
Epping, New Hampshire
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect way to celebrate”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Dinner for 6 of us as a birthday celebration. The wait staff was amazing and good natured, the atmosphere hip and romantic. Think aqua chairs, red walls, glass light fixtures. And the food! One of the best meals we had all week, and although we had a vegetarian, 2 that had never tried ME food, everyone found something and it was all amazing.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank 69JM2
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great food with lots of vegetarian choices”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Visited Ali Baba with friends. Ali Baba is located down a hallway and easy to miss, but worth finding. I am vegetarian wannabe, but I went with meat eaters. We all found good food. We had hummus as appetizer, I had the spinach and cheese filled bread (the menu compares it to quesadillas, but it was so much better than that). My husband had lamb kebob with mint and yogurt. Good portions, well seasoned, nice accompaniments. We all agreed we would go back sooner rather than later!

  • Visited October 2012
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Culebra
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“delightful”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

had dinner there the other night - great falafel (be aware of the super garlicky dipping sauce - its very good but if you are not used to a lot of garlic, steer clear).
then ordered the moussaka and the lamb on the sizzling plate. the moussaka was very good - the lamb was a little dry.
the home-made flat bread is divine.
all in all, a great meal.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Olablu C
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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323 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“Beautiful lavash and tasty casseroles”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

The homemade bread, lavash, comes directly out of the oven, all puffed up and hot. The perfect accompaniment to the hummus and other dippings. The casseroles were very good also. A bit expensive compared to US, but normal for Puerto Rico.

Visited September 2012
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Thank Mike S
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Phoenix, Arizona
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Amazing food!”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

What a surprise to find this restaurant in Old San Juan. You don't really expect to find Middle Eastern food in Puerto Rico, but this place was amazing. If I ever go back, I will eat there every day. Yum! Try the hummus and the eggplant. The tzaziki was the best I've ever had.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank diverlisa197
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