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Ali Baba Cafe

1464 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065-3077
+1 805-526-8400
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“shawarma” (33 reviews)
“hummus” (50 reviews)
“lamb” (15 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1464 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065-3077
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Come hungry and you won't be disappointed. We started with the soups chicken noodle and lentil. Both were home made and tasty and the cup of it is more like a bowl. We shared the dinner for two: Salad, Pita Bread, Falafel, Balsamti Rice and...More

Thank avgjoey
Reviewed 27 August 2018

One can go to a restaurant and get fed, but going to Ali Baba's is truly being fed the best food you'll ever eat. Whether it's a Shawarma sandwich, or salad, or a plate full of outlandish goodies, you'll leave there wondering why you have...More

Thank SimiJim
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Love the swarma and hummus. The salad dressing lacks a little flavor but sometimes it’s spot on. One of my favorite lunch spots.

Thank cslack5
Reviewed 9 July 2018

is is by far the best Mediterranean food in the area! The waiters and waitresses are always above and beyond ... the food is great and really affordable ... and the speed to table is very good, unless they are jammed with a party of...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

I have gone to eat here several times, and the service and the food are always top notch. I will eat here again, probably within the next month. As had been said so many times before, the hummus really is that good. It cannot be...More

Thank ronjon08
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Ali Baba has great food at reasonable prices. The workers are there to aim to please and are friendly and kind. The food is excellent and reasonably priced.

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We found Ali Baba Cafe while looking for a Mediterranean restaurant in Simi Valley. Even at 8:30pm on a weeknight, the place was half full, mostly with large parties. We took our seat, reviewed the extensive menu, and decided to order the "Dinner For Two"...More

Thank convivial
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We finally dined at Ali Baba’s after hearing about it from our friends. We didn’t know what to expect except that it was Mediterranean food. The menu has many choices with lamb, chicken to shrimp to name a few. We tried a curry dish and...More

Thank Gigi805
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t been to Ali Baba Cafe for awhile so we decided to indulge for lunch. Always great service and wonderfully prepared food. I highly recommend the red lentil soup soup and the grilled chicken breast with traditional Greek sides. Everything always tastes fresh and...More

Thank Roberta A
Reviewed 22 April 2018

As this was ranked as the top spot in Simi and was close to the hotel I came here for dinner on the last night of a recent business trip. The food was excellent. I ordered the lamb burger with the "Ali Fries". The burger...More

Thank magicandbird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1464 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065-3077
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 805-526-8400
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