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Ali BABA Restaurant

421 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-4005
+1 619-442-3622
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“hummus” (14 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
“beef kebab” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
421 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-4005
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

The food was awesome the portion is BIG we ordered meal for 3 and 4 adults and 3 kids could not finish it also the Kinafaa was very tasty

Thank Shuaib S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Loved this place so much, we as middle eastern were looking for the food we crave and love, we were told to must visit this restaurant which we did. The platter which was supposed to feed 2-3 was simply huge, we were shocked, that can...More

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed 10 July 2017

With two other friends we decided to try Ali BABA since we'd never experienced Middle Eastern cuisine before. We were greeted at the door and throughout our meal found the service outstanding. We decided to order many items just to get a taste of what...More

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Just finished a great lunch with a friend and former coworker who eats her every chance he's in El Cajon. He ordered the Feast Platter and a FEAST it was. There was easily enough to feed 4 And it was very delicious. Chicken, lamb and...More

Thank BigKev395
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My family and I love this restaurant. They have the most delicious and fairly priced Mediterranean food in East County. We love to eat in and take out. The Family platters are huge and everything is so fresh and healthy and good. Thank goodness for...More

Thank mightymouseSanDiego
Reviewed 1 May 2017

got beef kabob to go, the food was delicious and the plate was big enough for me to eat lunch and dinner.

Thank Juan Miguel R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I have been coming here for 12 years and I never get tired of their food. I am always on the lookout for new places to dine but I always come back here and forget the new ones. They are consistent with their quality and...More

Thank madmongolian
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This place is so terrible and so dirty and it's so dingy and dusty inside it's gross the food is horrible

Thank kathyraponi
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Kid friendly restaurant with gigantic portions. "Feast for three" is probably enough for five. Quite tasty. Recommended for a relaxed casual family dinner.

Thank Jerry G
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this jem of a place...it brought back memories of when I was stationed in Iraq and the wonderful food there...

Thank Ray S
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17 November 2017|
Response from BigKev395 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, it never occurred to me. I would think so, but, see if you can locate anything on their website. Sorry, good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 E Main St, El Cajon, CA 92020-4005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-442-3622
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