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 Snack Bar

Nelson Mandela St, Old Town, Banjul, Gambia
+220 422 4055
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
17 Mar 2017
“Worth a try”
22 Dec 2016
“⭐️Try it!!👍🏼”
Restaurant Hours
Nelson Mandela St, Old Town, Banjul, Gambia
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (39)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 30 reviews

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.

Thank sterlingstone
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...More

Thank Louiselizzy
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

Thank 2012Globetrotter
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

Thank nails
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...More

Thank Haelen
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.

Thank JoseWMR
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...More

Thank Rick B
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.

Thank ourhenery123
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.

Thank topdeck5
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.

Thank Ugo P
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ali Baba Snack Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nelson Mandela St, Old Town, Banjul, Gambia
  • Location: Africa  >  Gambia  >  Banjul Division  >  Banjul
  • Phone Number: +220 422 4055
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