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Ali Baba Snack Bar

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Nelson Mandela St, Old Town, Banjul, Gambia
+220 422 4055
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place on our first evening in Gambia!! It was busy when we arrived, but we were seated quickly. There was a lovely atmosphere and the staff were very friendly. Service was very slow (but it seems to be the same everywhere in Gambia)!!🐌🐌 The food was delicious...I had lasagne which was huge!! We had quite a few... More 

Thank Louiselizzy
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The milk shakes here made from fresh bananas are the best, I have to go to Banjul regularly and this place is fast and clean. A great place to stop and refresh

Thank 2012Globetrotter
United Kingdom
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

A great stop when in Banjul shopping ideal for a cold drink and something to eat good prices to lovely fruit juices and milk shakes

Thank nails
Voorburg, The Netherlands
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171 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

This small restaurant is good place in Gambia to have lunch or a simple diner. The fare is mainly Libanese with falafel and kebabs, as well as several international food. The prices are low, you can sit and the atmosphere is of a cosy snack bar. The food was very good.

Thank Haelen
Heiloo, The Netherlands
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217 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

At the albert market this simple restaurant serves very tasty food for a good price. We jad a falafel dandwich, which was very good, and chicken yassa: also tasty. Very welcoming service. Good spot for lunch.

Thank JoseWMR
Bude, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Have taken my family to Ali Baba's on several occasions, the last time was in Feb 2015. Our family had a good meal, and then a local reggae band came on playing Bob Marley etc For which my wife was the first of a great number of people on the dance floor both local and tourists! lol Overall a good... More 

Thank Rick B
east anglia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2015

Cheap grub, just by albert market, ordered a shrimp sandwich, got chicken! Was ok though. nice tea and stunning girl behind the jump as bright as an eclipse though.

Thank ourhenery123
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

Been there a couple of times nice food very good chicken Yasser. cold beer very good Jul brew this was at the end of the road up from Koto beach.

Thank topdeck5
Turin, Italy
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

Very close to Albert Market in the heart of Banjul old town this typical snack bar and restaurant serves great traditional plates, very tasty snacks like fried pie and delicious fruit juice.

Thank Ugo P
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

we had a couple of meals here great food and good location, staff efficient and a great place to peoople watch excellent value for money

Thank Maggs164

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela St, Old Town, Banjul, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Banjul
  • Phone Number: +220 422 4055

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?