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Aladdin Mediterranean Cafe

5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92117-2376
+1 858-573-0000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (24 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
“lamb” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
€€ - €€€
5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92117-2376
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the most pleasant dining experience here. Not to mention all the food we had was amazing, our waiter/server/greeter/ made us feel so welcome! Mike went out of his way to give us a wonderful meal with a personal touch. He sat down with...More

Thank 2fortheroad2016
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I must say that Mediterranean food is not high on my list of must-eats, but this place was great. I was there for a business lunch and we enjoyed our meal at a table outside. I wasn't too adventurous — ordering the Chopped Chicken Salad...More

Thank SanDIegoCaliGal
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Every dish I have tried has become an instant favorite. Chicken and lamb are the best in San Diego. My go to for lunch is the Mediterranean salad with grilled chicken. Bread is made fresh and with the hummus, there is no equal.

Thank SoCalDoc
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This place offers all kind of options: vegan, vegetarian, meat lovers, GF, etc. We were a birthday party of over 30 people. The server was quick, and on target, while keeping his humor! For a Friday evening, the place was packed, which is a testament...More

Thank Pia M
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Food and service were really good. Our waiter (he said it's pronounced "hi thumb") gave us great suggestions. The salad had a hint of mint and was SO good. We will definitely be back!

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We've had lunch here several times now, food is consistent and so tasty. Hummus is creamy and light, I enjoy chicken shawarma meat with mine. My hubby has the gyro pita with a greek salad.....delicious and we always get a side of tabouli. The portions...More

Thank sunseeker087
Reviewed 9 February 2017

What a place we chose for Mothers day, got 2 thumbs up. I was under immense pressure taking Wife out for Lunch on Mothers day, who is picky and can afford very small room of error. But she was blown away by the food. We...More

1  Thank PradeepN61
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Came to Aladdin based on reviews. Excellent food and service. In spite of being a busy Saturday PM our order was delivered to the table quickly. We enjoy Mediterranean food several times a week and being on vacation we sought out a good place to...More

Thank Steve E
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I love Mediterranean food. The food at Aladdin Mediterranean Café is way up there as some of the best I've ever eaten, including in several countries around the Mediterranean Sea itself. I highly recommend this restaurant. The portions are generous as well as delicious. My...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Er, or it's just...really, really good. Hummous seems to be a bellweather for Mediterranean restaurants - I got it as an appetizer and it was shining, shimmering, and splendid...I mean it was really tasty. The chicken tika and everything that came with it - rice,...More

Thank Rjjm1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92117-2376
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-573-0000
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