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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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6 reviews
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Good food and great prices. Nice selection for all tastes and great place to sit down and watch the world go by as situated in little square with market and other eateries.

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Thank sterlingstone
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131 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 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 

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Thank Louiselizzy
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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

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Thank 2012Globetrotter
United Kingdom
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
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

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Thank nails
Voorburg, The Netherlands
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Haelen
Heiloo, The Netherlands
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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.

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Thank JoseWMR
Bude, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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 

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Thank Rick B
east anglia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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.

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Thank ourhenery123
topdeck5
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 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.

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Turin, Italy
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62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?