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5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92117-2300
+1 858-573-0000
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 21:30
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San Diego, California
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77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a place we chose for Mothers day, got 2 thumbs up. I was under immense pressure taking Wife out for Lunch on Mothers day, who is picky and can afford very small room of error. But she was blown away by the food. We ordered, Lamb Biriyani, Pita bread with Garlic sauce, Chicken Tika Kabob and Kanafa. Everything was... More 

1 Thank PradeepN61
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Came to Aladdin based on reviews. Excellent food and service. In spite of being a busy Saturday PM our order was delivered to the table quickly. We enjoy Mediterranean food several times a week and being on vacation we sought out a good place to fill in our routine. This was no disappointment. Freshly made Pita and fresh hummus were... More 

Thank Steve E
Box Elder, South Dakota
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I love Mediterranean food. The food at Aladdin Mediterranean Café is way up there as some of the best I've ever eaten, including in several countries around the Mediterranean Sea itself. I highly recommend this restaurant. The portions are generous as well as delicious. My daughter and I ordered the Meza Platter to share, and still took some home! Another... More 

Thank Nancy M
Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Er, or it's just...really, really good. Hummous seems to be a bellweather for Mediterranean restaurants - I got it as an appetizer and it was shining, shimmering, and splendid...I mean it was really tasty. The chicken tika and everything that came with it - rice, garlic sauce, lentil soup - was great. Go - it's a wondrous place for you... More 

Thank Rjjm1
Camarillo, California
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Friends took us here for the first time. Wow! The hummus was very tasty and the texture was the best I've seen in my 55 years eating hummus. The only word I can think of to describe it is "silky." The Baba Gnoush was was also some of the best I've ever had - very tasty. I also ordered Tabouleh,... More 

Thank EastWestMan
Placentia, California
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Always get juicy chicken, rice, hummus (a little on the salty side for me), but the other white sauce, (Tahini? I'm not sure), FANTASTIC! but they do not give enough of that! So tasty... Miss you when I'm back in North OC! Bring your awesomeness up here, please!

Thank nepowers
Jackson, New Jersey
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96 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Our first time here and the food was very good. Large portions and very tasty. Friendly service. Very busy and noisy during lunch crowd.

Thank Les W
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

They have a wide variety of pizza choices and they're all good! Definitely recommend to anyone! They also have lamb, chicken and other things. The service was great and the place is very nice inside!

Thank Darian W
Rancho Bernardo, California
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

I am a Mediterranean cuisine lover. This joint is a head above the rest. I had lamb chops with basmati rice, served with salad and hummus plus pitta bread. Delicious. The portions are good. My eyes were bigger than my stomach. I will be going back soon. Well done guys. Keep up the good work.

Thank tendai2016
San Diego, California
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117 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We've eaten here a couple of times and the food has been a bit of a hit and miss for us. For example: the hummus, Chicken Shawerma, Curly fries, Kebbeh, Chicken Bryani and Kunafa are all very good. But, their Lamb Borak was very sour (too much pomegranate juice), The lamb in the lamb bryani was very dry, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 14
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92117-2300
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-573-0000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?