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601 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-3313
+1 734-998-0131
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10:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

I never travel to AA without having lunch or dinner there. Best Mideastern food I ever had. Also the best garlic sauce ever! And great service

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Thank Susan C
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

Food is great, and the service is even better. This palce offers a variety of lunch option for reasonable price. Waiters remember your food preferences.

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Thank katya123502
Shelby Township, Michigan
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189 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

My daughter is a student at U of M and lives about 3 blocks from Ali Baba. We had seen it numerous times and finally decided to stop in. The chicken shwarma was some of the best I've ever had, and the hummus, tabouli, and falafel were really great too. Best part was the bill, which was extremely reasonable. Within... More 

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Thank Steve T
Southfield, Michigan
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

I live in southfield but work in Ann Arbor, every Thursday is Ali Babas day for lunch. I always get the fattoush salad with shawarma chicken and I find I don't need the dressing cause the favors are so wonderful without. I wish they had a restaurant near or in southfield/Farmington/Bloomfield Hills area 😞 as I have tried several other... More 

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Thank Chantelle M
Watervliet, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

My friend and I were meeting on my way out of Ann Arbor on a Sunday afternoon for a kind of brunch. We got the veggie platter ($24.99) to split between the two of us. Value was comparable to most other Lebanese restaurants I've been too (seems pricey, but where else are you going to get this amazing food). Pricing... More 

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Thank Kaia S
Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

I ate here several times during my week's stay and didn't stray too far from the entrée salads. Fresh spinach, deliciously spiced chicken--all good.

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1 Thank VanTiki
Indianapolis, Indiana
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179 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

My co-workers and I decided that Mediterranean sounded good and we wanted to eat near University of Michigan so we could go see the sights there. We decided on Ali-Baba. We walked in and were able to sit wherever we wanted. The restaurant is small and the parking is tight, but it was nice to have parking while we ate.... More 

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Thank allyouneedistara
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

Love the chicken shawarma, and have never been disappointed with other menu items either. The sampler plate is another favorite. Also recommend the greek salad. Ali Baba and Jerusalem Garden are my two "go to" places for Mediterranean food in Ann Arbor (generally speaking, I prefer meat options at Ali Baba and vegetarian options at Jerusalem Garden).

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3 Thank Mark N
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2013

My family has been going to ali baba's on packard in ann arbor for almost 20 years. It is a great option for both carnivores and vegetarians. Everything I have had here is good, including the burgers and fries. One of my favorite dishes is chicken with baba (ganoush) - sauteed chicken tenders with pine nuts. my companion loves the... More 

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1 Thank lmg1954
ann arbor, mi
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

ali -baba is one of my local favorites! it's a destination when i don't feel like cooking........or if i want to pick up appetizers for company at home.........their taboulli and humus are fabulous as well as one called "foole" which is made with fava beans........i usually have freshly made carrot juice and then either mjadara (spelled ?) which is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Turkish, Greek, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:30
Monday
10:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:30
Thursday
10:00 - 21:30
Friday
10:00 - 21:30
Saturday
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104-3313
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ann Arbor
  • Phone Number: +1 734-998-0131

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