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Aladdin Express Restaurant

801 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-3806
+1 804-359-8500
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7 Feb 2015
6 Nov 2013
“Chilled out place with Hookah”
Closes in 28 min
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801 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-3806
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Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Found Aladdin's by accident. Lucky we did. Very authentic food. Arabic TV playing. Gracious owner. We had hot tea, which came with a mint leaf. A falafel pita, tabouli plate and a grape leaf plate. Very, very good. Serving sizes were just right. Almond and...More

Thank janicewriting6
Reviewed 6 November 2013

This is the most chilled out place with great Mediterranean food and Hookah. The floor cushion seating makes you feel royal when you have the Hookah in your hand! Try the Kebabs and Gyro's which are the best in town. They recently started taking Credit...More

Thank Aster007
Reviewed 11 October 2013

This was my go to place back in college for late night food and hookah. Sadly now it isn't quite the same, and the quality and prices both took a turn in the wrong directions. That aside, the food is still really good. Can't go...More

Thank GoofyT00th
Reviewed 9 March 2013

I recommend this as a good place for takeout Middle Eastern food (not Greek). I like the baba ganouj (sp?) best and the hummus. Read other reviews to see problem with 10%charge for dine-in. You can get a good vegetarian combo plate for about $10....More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 25 October 2011

We were the only customers - I go to this place every time I want a hookah and decent food. However, not sure I'm going back now. What a shame. We were overcharged like crazy. One item was listed at 6.99 but was charged 10.99....More

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Reviewed 11 April 2009

mediocre and not very clean.

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Reviewed 29 June 2008

Aladdin Express is a Middle Eastern and Italian restaurant with lots of character and atmosphere. From the outside, it doesn't look like much, but on the inside you feel like you walked into the Middle East. They play Middle Eastern music and there is an...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2008

Good food, good atmosphere.

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Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 28 November 2007

I used to order pizza from here. The pizza was always good, but the price seemed never to be the same two times in a row.

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Reviewed 25 November 2007

Whether you want pasta or a falafel, this place has got the most random (but yummy for those late night cravings) food... it's also a hookah bar if you need to wind down after a night of partying.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-3806
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-359-8500
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