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Ali Baba Cafe

1464 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065-3077
+1 805-526-8400
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shawarma” (30 reviews)
“hummus” (47 reviews)
“lamb” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1464 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065-3077
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I have Eaten there approximately once a week for the last 10 years. Have eaten most everything on the menu I don't think you'll find a better restaurant in 50 miles with what they make. Omar hummudis the best on the planet. The French fries...More

Thank hughfSimiValley
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a nice small place The food is great and staff too! We have had them cater events for us as well. Fantastic!

Thank ehvhram
Reviewed 8 November 2017

After visiting the Library we ventured into town and had lunch at Ali Baba Cafe. Four people with four different tastes in food and no one was disappointed. The Falafel was crisp and fresh, salad ample with a wonderful dressing and the meat items with...More

Thank dpenfold
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This was some of the best food I have ever eaten. It was plentiful and every element of the food was perfect. The pita bread was the only thing which paled in comparison to everything else.

Thank peripatetictexan_12
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Been a fan of Ali Baba for years The lamb kebabs are the best I’ve had anywhere Delicious salad, tasty rice, tender mixed vegetables, good hummus Their salads and shawarma are excellent Always start with the moist falafel and dolmas Never disappointed

Thank Foosh9
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I am a huge fan of Mediterranean Cuisine and Ali Baba did not disappoint. My wife, son, and I visited on Sunday afternoon for lunch after reading several Trip Advisor reviews. They were not busy when we arrived and we were quickly escorted to our...More

Thank deamole
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We go here about 1-2 times a month. Matt usually serves us and is wonderful. It is a family-owned business and very good service, food and location.

Thank kelleyban
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Ali Babba's is one of our favorite restaurants in Simi. The staff is friendly; the food is delicious and healthy and the portions are generous. It is wonderful to see a family owned business do well in Simi! As a bonus Ali Babba's always does...More

Thank Eve H
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Well, Omar's Lamb kabobs are my absolute favorite! Perfectly tender every time, not a lamb lover , Salmon will do great

Thank Duke S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Looks like a little hole in the wall.......but wait!!!! There's a whole restaurant inside! Very friendly staff, fantastic shawarma and rice! hummus is great and pita.. My husband and I go for dinner here at least every other week. Try the dinner for two for...More

Thank CAhayco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1464 Madera Rd, Simi Valley, CA 93065-3077
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Simi Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 805-526-8400
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