We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ali BABA Persian Restaurant - CLOSED

110 Centre At Riverchase, Birmingham, AL 35216-4910
+1 205-823-2222
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good18%
  • Average37%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible18%
9 Oct 2013
“Good food..high prices”
31 Mar 2013
“Friendly,decent food,different, a touch overpriced”
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
110 Centre At Riverchase, Birmingham, AL 35216-4910
More restaurants in Birmingham
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2013

If you're in the mood for Persian food and you find yourself in Bham Alabama, then look no further..actually...this is the only place you'll find in the area. The atmosphere is nice, food is good, but a bit overpriced. I guess that's what happens when...More

2  Thank Meena N
Reviewed 31 March 2013

I like it partially because the wait staff is well schooled in their product--winners and losers on the menu-and its different. There are not the choices of of a big city so competition is lacking. I just find it expensive for what you get.

1  Thank foodmarc15
Reviewed 29 January 2013

The unique food selections and preparation were excellent. The service was excellent, and the appetizer served, which was ethnic, was delicious! I am planning to return for dinner this month.

1  Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 22 August 2012

I'm Persian, from Atlanta, and recently moved to Birmingham. Missing Persian food, I decided to try out Ali Baba. The restaurant was decorated nicely, and the server was friendly. The starter of the bread, cheese, butter and herbs was great. Again, the bread was FANTASTIC....More

1  Thank AzinGol
Reviewed 5 August 2012

Went to Ali Baba last night and will never go again! Haven't wanted to write it off the list, but it has been going down hill with every change of management cutting corners. I had so supported this place, even going right after 9-11 when...More

Thank Leslie G
Reviewed 4 August 2012

Went to Ali Baba tonight to eat with friends. We've been going there for years and have endured several changes in management. Sadly, with each change the quality diminished. For example, when we first started going, the tilapia would be served pan sauted in a...More

Thank xsdv8
Reviewed 4 August 2012

The restaurant seems to be in the death spiral, food quality goes down, people stop coming, tips go down, lose your help, service goes down, more people stop coming, owners try to save money and cut food quality or quantity. At there on a Sunday...More

Thank ben-jam-in-done-that
Reviewed 30 January 2012

The cornish hen kabob is excellent. Basmati rice is the best rice in the city. The bread with walnuts, cilantro, radishes, and feta cheese to make a "sandwich" is great.

Thank MacMD
Reviewed 8 December 2011

This is a "must visit" restaurant every time I visit Birmingham! And I always get the mixed grill. Fantastic food! Attentive service. And live belly-dancing some nights! What's not to love? I sure wish I could figure out how they make their grilled shrimp. It's...More

Thank frekwentflier
Reviewed 8 November 2011

It's in a strip mall located in Hoover, AL, but don't let that stop you from trying it. Three of us tried a variety of items and everything was fresh and tasty. Would definitely go back.

Thank islandexplorer
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Full Moon Bar-B-Que
121 reviews
.77 km away
Fish Market Restaurant
65 reviews
.30 km away
Olive Garden
92 reviews
1.07 km away
Auntie Anne's
9 reviews
.96 km away
Nearby Attractions
Riverchase Galleria
228 reviews
.96 km away
Aldridge Gardens
104 reviews
1.51 km away
The Stardome
30 reviews
1.56 km away
The Comedy Club
13 reviews
1.56 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Centre At Riverchase, Birmingham, AL 35216-4910
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-823-2222
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing