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Baba Ali

Fanar Street, Dahab, Egypt
+20 128 610 4494
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“juice” (6 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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Egyptian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Fanar Street, Dahab, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Baba Ali is a great alternative to the standard fare of restaurant offers in Dahab. It is a fixed menu, varying daily, all-inclusive of appetizers, drinks, main course, and dessert. All clearly home-cooked Egyptian cuisine, and very tasty. A bit difficult to find at first,...More

Thank ExpatDan
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent and so is the staff and i am eating in his new branch fish & chips is very very very wonderful fish & chips taste we love you baba ali and we love fish & chips alsoooooo

Thank moohroshdy
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Baba Ali is one of the most delightful eateries we ever encountered during our travels. It doesn’t feel like a commercial restaurant at all but rather that the host enjoys sharing his passion for delicious food. We loved the concept, we called a day ahead...More

Thank Parosite
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Our locals hosts suggested Baba Ali, and joined us for dinner there one night (after making the suggested reservations). Baba turns 71 today, but still is full of energy, and cooked us an amazing Beduin-style meal. I usually stay away from "the chef picks" style...More

Thank bostonian11
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Best place to eat out, real clean authentic food, genuine service, very nice polite humble host. Atmosphere is comfortable, and the food is tasty, cheap price and good quality. Real deal 😄

Thank Moirazcat S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Very nice local food, table completely filled, excellent service and very affordable, just go, you'll see.

Thank H1305
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Its a very cozy place, different than all restaurants in dahab, Food is made with love Dont miss when in dahab Good portions and bery reasonable prices

Thank Reem Z
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Its a must try experience, baba Ali is not just a restaurant its an inspiration. Its a full meal starting from welcome drink to dessert for 80 LE and it will kill your hunger. The place is very small dining room which makes you feel...More

Thank boudy727
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Not much to say than: It is a must! After some days you hardly find much variety in dahabs restaurants. But Baba Ali (not Ali Baba, which is a restaurant at the seaside) will surprise you with dishes you probably won't get anywhere else. This...More

1  Thank Bionaut
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

First, let me tell you that i travelled a lot, i ate in many restaurants all over the world but never been tasty like that !!! I am impressed.. Second, you don't have to say what you want to eat, that idea of surprising you...More

Thank Ahmed M
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16 December 2014|
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Response from starella | Reviewed this property |
hi the place is going from assalah square to canyon/blue hole direction..by foot 1 minute and u can find baba ali at your right!
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fanar Street, Dahab, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Red Sea and Sinai  >  South Sinai  >  Dahab
  • Phone Number: +20 128 610 4494
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