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Ali Baba Restaurant

404 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3709
+1 412-682-2829
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (18 reviews)
“lamb” (8 reviews)
“spinach pie” (3 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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404 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3709
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Reviews (76)
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1 - 10 of 74 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2017

The food was good, and the portions were large. My wife and daughter ordered the lamb stew, and thought it was very good. I had the shish kabob platter, which included hummus (enough hummus for the three of us). We also ordered lamb grape leaves....More

Thank sobodad
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This menu is set up so that you can order a number of "small" plates of many different things and enjoy a large variety of tastes! We ordered many things between the four of us and nothing disappointed! The hummus and grape leaves were outstanding...More

Thank Allyn I
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This place was recommended by a friend who lives in the area. I ordered a skewer of lamb. I noted that I did not want it cooked "dead" but a bit pink in the middle. It came to the table extremely well done. I said...More

Thank TravelBoy8491
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I've been hearing about this restaurant for many years, but never went because I have been disappointed by Middle Eastern restaurants many times. This place is a bit of a hole in the wall, located on a side street with a facade that doesn't exactly...More

Thank ctheworld024
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming here for decades! I love everything about Ali Baba's. From being greeted by the owner or a member of the family, to the timeless decor to the authentic delicious food. Close your eyes and point to anything on the menu. You won't...More

Thank morrso
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A friend and I recently had dinner at Ali Baba. The service was great. The dining room is cozy and a bit loud. We began before the dinner rush and left at its peak. No one rushed us out, so we enjoyed our time eating....More

Thank MSC73
Reviewed 5 January 2017

After patronizing this restaurant for about 40 years, I regret not writing a review sooner. Their motto must be: If it ain't broke, don't fix it. The only physical changes have been from a hallway sized establishment to it current small size. The food has...More

2  Thank pghgene
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Overpriced and flavorless middle eastern fare. Service was ok but at times our waitress seemed a bit lost ( we were 8) Truly nothing special and would not recommend.

Thank Tripophiliac
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is right next to the museum. It looks family run. The waiter was very nice and helpful. It pulls a lot of college crowd as well. We had hummus a Babaganoush with meat pie. The pie was cooked perfectly and very flavorful. It...More

Thank Arch L
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here 50 years. Same. Family ownership same great good food. They have apps to die for wish I had a larger stomach to eat more

1  Thank M Richard M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 404 S Craig St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3709
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > North Oakland
  • Neighbourhood: North Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 412-682-2829
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