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Ali Baba

2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180-3059
+1 518-273-1170
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lavash bread” (18 reviews)
“iskender” (10 reviews)
“chicken curry” (9 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180-3059
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Been going here for over 2 years. Food is always consistently good. Not the greatest atmosphere, but the food makes up for it. Is a family-owned and operated business.

1  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The puffy lavash bread is served with a yogurt sauce as a starter and is wonderful. RPI and local residents know this little place as a "go to" restaurant for a great meal.

Thank TravelingMomUSA84
Reviewed 28 October 2017

So happy we wound up here for lunch. After being surrounded by southwestern and Mexican food, Ali Baba was such a delight to the palate for a change . The lamb dishes were wonderful and the lavash was a wonderful alternative to the tortilla! Service...More

Thank trophy_wife56
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Really flavorful lamb Shish. Had the dinner with rice and Kabash. Meat was very tender. Will definitely be back when I'm in town.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hadn't been there in years as I had become disappointed in their grizzled meat in the gyro, but decided to give them a try as I was exhausted from spending a week away taking care of the grandkids! So glad we went. Hubby and I...More

Thank JudyTroy_NY
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I ate dinner here tonight with a friend. The staff were friendly and helpful. Everything they make here is delicious. The freshly made lavash bread is outstanding as were the appetizers and chicken shish I had. A great place for a meal in Troy.

Thank ross5100
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was my first experience at a Mediterranean restaurant. I love indian, thai, Asian, but this was something new for me. We ordered the cold eggplant salad to start and this was phenomenal! It is served with their version of a flatbread which comes out...More

Thank Von1287
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited Ali Baba for lunch during a visit to Troy. We have had Middle Eastern food many times and enjoy it, but were pleasantly surprised to discover some very different and delicious Turkish entrees at Ali Baba. This unpretentious restaurant is...More

Thank DelmarSam
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Tastes authentic...could almost be in Istanbul having lunch! Delightful, delicious. Menu has pictures which may help your decision on what to order!

Thank MemoryofMoose
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Everything is good! Easily the best middle eastern food around. Very fresh, cooked to order. Our favorite Togo spot

Thank wanderlust423
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2243 15th St, Troy, NY 12180-3059
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-1170
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