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“EXCELLENT RESTAURANT”

Ali Baba Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 108 Restaurants in Dahab
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Buffet, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Ali Baba Restaurant is set on Dahab’s sea front, overlooking the Red Sea and Masbat Bay. The restaurant offers a range of local fresh seafood, barbeque and steakhouse as well as lighter bites and breakfast. Steaming hot homemade pita bread and mezze comes with every meal. You are welcome to bring your own alcohol; the bottle opener and ice are provided. Ali Baba Restaurant works in compliance with international food and health safety standards as set out by the UK based hygiene management company 'Cristal International'. Ali Baba Restaurant has achieved the ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for exceptionally high standards.
Hereford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT RESTAURANT”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

This restaurant was recommend to us and we were not disappointed. The setting was beautiful and service excellent. We ate on two occasions, the first time we had Lobster, King Prawns, Calamari and Red Snapper. It was all cooked to perfection. The second time we had Steak which was also excellent, although we should have asked for medium to well done as medium comes more rare, but the taste was excellent. We mentioned this to Ali and he was most grateful, as this is Egypt and not Herefordshire! The service was excellent, high hygiene levels, good value for money, a truly wonderful experience. We will certainly be visiting again. The only downside being, you must take your own Alcohol as it is not served on the premises! 10/10 to Ali and all his staff.

  • Visited January 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Dahab by far!”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Most of the restaurants by the Dahab seafront offer a boring 'tourist' menu. Where Egyptian food is on the menu, either they simply do not have any, or it is so oily. We eat raw plant based food as much as we can, so it was a real challenge in Dahab generally - BUT - we walked into Ali Baba not expecting much after our experience elsewhere and were pleasently surprised. It was GREAT!

The juices are refreshing. The food is so fresh. And the salads excellent. Service great. They were super responsive and understanding to our requests, which must have seemed odd, topped with excellent decor and ambience.

Lovely.

  • Visited January 2013
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Vienna, Austria
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Dahab”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Great food, great fresh juices, fantastic service. Consider sharing main courses as portions are huge. Highly recommended.

Visited January 2013
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Berlin, Germany
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant with Scenic View”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

There's quite a few restaurants on the main road in Dahab, but this one is a bit more polished then the rest. Each main dish comes with a starter of pita bread and 6 different "salads," which are dips like hummus, baba ghanoush, etc. A small dessert is also included at the end. The bathrooms are some of the most well maintained I'd seen in Egypt, and the staff also comes at the end of the meal to wash your hands with lemon and water (this removes the fishy smell if you ate your fish "Egyptian style" - with your hands).

  • Visited December 2012
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manchester
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“Good food in an excellent setting”
Reviewed January 4, 2013

This was included as part of our trip to St Catherines Monastery. The menu is a touch on the expensive side (a small bottle of water costs £1), both meals ordered (Pasta with chicken and Kebabs) were provided within 15 minutes and were tasty and well presented. The clincher is the location with the Red sea/Gulf waters lapping the walls of the restaurant.

  • Visited December 2012
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