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Haji-baba a Middle Eastern

1513 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281-5922
+1 480-894-1905
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
1513 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281-5922
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We came on a Sunday at nearly 1:30pm expecting that they wouldn’t be that busy. Place was PACKED, and our party was 6 to celebrate a birthday. Our Server, Hamzah, offered to seat us outside which they normally don’t do when it’s so hot. He...More

Thank Gary L
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food and courteous staff. Had never been here before but now will come back again and again......good portions and their ice tea is great too. What a gem. After lunch shopped at their grocery store great items and so many spices!!! Also got freshly...More

Thank kathy1701
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner there and food was served hot and fast. We really enjoyed the food. Good service too.

Thank Aroog
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I love this place for their consistent flavor, quality of food and service. Almost always busy but never a long wait for a table in this grocery/cafe. The casual vibe is always nice. Staff always attentive & quick. Yum is always the word here! I’ve...More

Thank Mialchi
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I first dined here 19 years ago and occasionally during the years I worked in Tempe. I hadn't returned since retiring 6 years ago, but had lunch here a couple days ago. Although the prices have slightly increased, the quality of the food remains outstanding....More

Thank moviegeekjn
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Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I've been going here for ten years and absolutely love this place. Feta flown in from France and Bulgaria, a market with the best priced kalamata olives in town, and very reasonably priced food that is made from scratch; this place is unmatched in quality...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Crowded on a Saturday night is a sure sign of good eats coming. We took one of the last seats and ordered the chicken shawarma plate. Service is swift. The plate consists of homemade hummus, tabouli, rice, bread, garlic mayo and of course the chicken....More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

One of the best falafals in the valley. this establishment has been in existence forever or at least for the past 40 years. Step inside and take in the spices, fresh food, and feel of the place. Great food and service

Thank O2046HElindaw
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

No frills popular ASU restaurant with great food and great prices. Small place that is always busy. Also has a grocery. Highly recommended.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Great food with modest price! I was there with a friend for lunch and it was a great experience.. great service, great food!

Thank DavidAraujo1982
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281-5922
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-894-1905
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