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Ali Baba

) #4 of 339 Restaurants in Richardson €€ - €€€, Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
+1 972-437-1222
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (38 reviews)
“hummus” (38 reviews)
“dolmas” (8 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
All hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was with in walking distance from my hotel and after reading other reviews gave it a try.... glad I did. I got the Gyro, was enough for 2 people to share. While it came with 3 pitas, I only used one. Could barely...More

Thank Stuart F
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hi Stuart- Thanks for taking the time to sharing a great review for us. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal! We hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. Thanks! -Natalie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away on the southbound access road of US 75 just north of Campbell, Ali Baba is worth finding. The food is fresh and flavored well. The servers are especially friendly and helpful. Food is plentiful and tasty. I can't vouch for authenticity, but I'm...More

Thank David T
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hi David- Thanks for the wonderful review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good by is a bit expensive for a lunch buffet, this place is always crowded during lunch hours and can have a 10-15 min wait

Thank Nav30
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a review for us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are dinner, ordering from the menu, not the lunchtime buffet. Started with two kids of bread and hummus, which were good starters. Several ordered roasted chicken; several ordered lamb kabobs; and one ordered a gyro plate. Everyone seemed pleased with their food. Prompt, helpful...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to share a review for us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit. It sounds like you all picked the best plates! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We always plan a trip to this restaurant when in the Metroplex. Every dish we ordered was delicious: lamb kebabs, chicken kebabs (shish tawook), tabouli, eggplant dip (Baba Ghanouj), "golden chicken". We enjoyed it all. We have never been disappointed at Ali Baba. We highly...More

Thank KNKLHD1NatlParks
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to share a wonderful and detailed review for us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed tour recent visit. It sounds like you ordered all the best items. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious moussaka and gyro. Nice long grain rice. The moussaka is the biggest winner - there is a way to cook eggplant that makes it meltingly tender and delicious. Ali Baba did it! It's also a bit spicy, but not too much. Portions are huge,...More

Thank jacobsen2011
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hi Jacob- Thanks for sharing a wonderful review for us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks, Natalie

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Came here with high expectations since the folks on the radio raved about it. Truth be told...this was MUCH BETTER THAN I EVEN THOUGHT!!! I work in Dallas so this was a long drive but this was still well worth it!! Definitely come early or...More

Thank Stay717
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a review for us. The rice pudding does have Rose Water in it which throws some guests off. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your first visit with us and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My husband has tried to replicate their recipe and after YEARS of trying he has gotten pretty close. He calls it SoulHummus because he put his soul into it. Lol anyways, AliBaba has an amazing buffet. It's a bit pricy but worth it.

Thank AbsterHan
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a great review. We appreciate your continued support! I did get a chuckle reading about SoulHummus! Ha! Thanks again! -Natalie

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Worth a trip just for the hummus, served with lamb and pine nuts. Everything on the menu is well prepared. A favorite for our family

Thank Glenn K
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

HI Glenn- Thanks for the feedback! We are glad to hear you love the hummus topped with lamb and pine nuts! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Have been going here for years and they do stay consistent in quality and taste. It is the exact same menu every day though! There must be more variety of disused in Mediterranean cuisine. Would love the see that at the trusted quality they provide.

1  Thank SriniV5
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback. We will take your suggestions into consideration! We hope to see you again soon.

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Heidi M
Do you serve Dosa?
29 July 2016|
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Response from Jerry K | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve dosa. Dosa is an Indian dish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Richardson
  • Phone Number: +1 972-437-1222
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