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Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill

2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
+1 972-437-1222
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (38 reviews)
“hummus” (38 reviews)
“dolmas” (8 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ali Baba stays true to its traditions of fresh, authentic middle eastern cuisine. Best lunch buffet in dallas for all of my favs growing up - tabouli , hummus, baba ganoush , kibbee and some great veggie items All the grilled meats are out of...More

Thank DavidPPlanoTX
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First stay at Richardson, Tx and I was looking for a restaurant for a place to enjoy food and have a chat with my brother in laws couple. Ranked 2nd in Trip Advisor for restaurants in Richardson is only thing I knew about this restaurant...More

Thank CharlieOh
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Charlie- Thank you for taking the time to share a wonderful review for your recent visit with us! We greatly appreciate your feedback and we are glad to hear you had a wonderful meal. We look forward to seeing you and your wife next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are located near a major highway/75. Try to get there at/around 11.40 am or after 1 pm as it gets packed right at noon. There is plenty of parking and they have indoor and outdoor seating. The buffet offers a wide variety of cold...More

Thank Anna G
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anna- Thank you for taking the time to share such a detailed review for us. We greatly appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks again, Natalie

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very tasty food. The appetizers are yummy and the food is really delicious. Generally, you will find the taste of food is better than some restaurants in the home middle east countries.

Thank Emad G
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Emad- Thanks for taking the time to share a review for us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent buffet style middle eastern restaurant. If you are allergic to nuts, beware, there are several dishes (desserts for example) that have peanuts. If you are not allergic, you are going to enjoy this buffet. It is worth every penny, in my...More

Thank amwilks
TerraNatalie, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello- Thank you for taking the time to share a review for us! We appreciate your feedback and are glad to hear you enjoyed the buffet. As always with any of our menu items, if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions we recommend that...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was with in walking distance from my hotel and after reading other reviews gave it a try.... glad I did. I got the Gyro, was enough for 2 people to share. While it came with 3 pitas, I only used one. Could barely...More

Thank Stuart F
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Stuart- Thanks for taking the time to sharing a great review for us. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your meal! We hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. Thanks! -Natalie

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Tucked away on the southbound access road of US 75 just north of Campbell, Ali Baba is worth finding. The food is fresh and flavored well. The servers are especially friendly and helpful. Food is plentiful and tasty. I can't vouch for authenticity, but I'm...More

Thank David T
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi David- Thanks for the wonderful review! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit and we look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The food is good by is a bit expensive for a lunch buffet, this place is always crowded during lunch hours and can have a 10-15 min wait

Thank Nav30
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share a review for us. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We are dinner, ordering from the menu, not the lunchtime buffet. Started with two kids of bread and hummus, which were good starters. Several ordered roasted chicken; several ordered lamb kabobs; and one ordered a gyro plate. Everyone seemed pleased with their food. Prompt, helpful...More

Thank CaliTexan22
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to share a review for us. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your recent visit. It sounds like you all picked the best plates! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 May 2017

We always plan a trip to this restaurant when in the Metroplex. Every dish we ordered was delicious: lamb kebabs, chicken kebabs (shish tawook), tabouli, eggplant dip (Baba Ghanouj), "golden chicken". We enjoyed it all. We have never been disappointed at Ali Baba. We highly...More

Thank KNKLHD1NatlParks
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hello! Thank you for taking the time to share a wonderful and detailed review for us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed tour recent visit. It sounds like you ordered all the best items. We hope to see you again soon!

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Heidi M
Do you serve Dosa?
30 July 2016|
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Response from Jerry K | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve dosa. Dosa is an Indian dish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Richardson
  • Phone Number: +1 972-437-1222
  • E-mail
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