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“Better all the time”

Ali BABA Restaurant
Ranked #622 of 1,986 Restaurants in Tucson
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Tucson
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Better all the time”
Reviewed July 17, 2011

I'm surprised that no one has reviewed Ali Baba's in years--during which it has undergone at least two changes of ownership. The last owner and the current one are Iranian and there is more and more Iranian food on the menu, if that grabs you. The basic Middle Eastern food is very good--there's a sign on the outside saying "Paradise for Vegetarians" and I think it is. There are the usual things--tabbouli and humous and baba ghanoush and stuffed grape leaves but also other less common veggie choices liked sauteed cauliflower that's sensational as is the salad dressing. The prices are reasonable and the servings large.

  • Visited June 2011
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English first
All Over , The New Age Gypsy
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223 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Good Takeout”
Reviewed October 13, 2008

Great food , Good Prices , Basic service which can get even more slower during busy times , Will recommend it more for the take out......

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Quick, safe. Was even better in the 90s.”
Reviewed July 7, 2008

Quick, safe. Was even better in the 90s.

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“I really like the food. I heard the best day to go for buffet is Friday night.”
Reviewed June 26, 2008

I really like the food. I heard the best day to go for buffet is Friday night.

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“Great Lebanese/pan-Arabic food. Go here around 4:00pm while the sun is setting.”
Reviewed May 23, 2008

Great Lebanese/pan-Arabic food. Go here around 4:00pm while the sun is setting.

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