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2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
+1 972-437-1222
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Frisco, Texas
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband has tried to replicate their recipe and after YEARS of trying he has gotten pretty close. He calls it SoulHummus because he put his soul into it. Lol anyways, AliBaba has an amazing buffet. It's a bit pricy but worth it.

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Thank AbsterHan
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148 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Worth a trip just for the hummus, served with lamb and pine nuts. Everything on the menu is well prepared. A favorite for our family

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Thank Glenn K
Plano, Texas
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159 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have been going here for years and they do stay consistent in quality and taste. It is the exact same menu every day though! There must be more variety of disused in Mediterranean cuisine. Would love the see that at the trusted quality they provide.

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Thank SriniV5
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing feta and olives and hummus Great chicken curry with saffron rice! So so atmosphere but food is worth it.

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Thank Team S
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your saffron chicken and appetizers! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Garland, Texas
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a good lunch time buffet. The lamb is very tender and great falafels. Some of the best falafels I have had. If you like Mediterranean food I would recommend this place. The lunch buffet runs about $15, but you have a nice selection of the different foods.

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Thank Marlene K
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

HI Marlene- Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your recent visit! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the falafel and the assortment of the other dishes. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Plano, Texas
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit about once per month for the lunch buffet! It is a bit pricey at $15, but well worth it with all the choices available. It can get crowded at lunch so show up early or late. In years of eating here, I have not had anything bad!

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Thank Travis T
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hi Travis- Thank you for taking the time to share a review for us! We appreciate your continued support and we look forward to seeing you again next month! More 

Cangas de Onis, Spain
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Mediterranean buffet. Every time we visit the Dallas area we make sure we eat here. The food is consistently good and fresh. Normally I dislike buffets but here they keep replenishing the dishes. Excellent!

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Thank Alison H
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope to see you again next time you are in Dallas! More 

Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017

Awesome Mid East meal selection, tasting like made from scratch. Awesome place for both meat eaters and vegans alike. Every dish I've ordered is delicious and worthy of seconds. A bit pricey for the buffet, but well worth it. Have visited several times.

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Thank slevine52
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share a review for us! We are glad to hear you have enjoyed your recent visits and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Been there a couple of times, mostly for lunch. The food is exceptional. They have various varieties of Mediterranean for which is tasty and also healthy. Would recommend it.

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Thank Hari k
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hi Hari- Thanks for taking the time to share your review with us! We greatly appreciate your feedback and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We've never had a bad meal here and we've been going for years. Especially love the lamb chops but the Dolmas, Hummus, Kibbe and even my husband's lamb burger didn't disappoint! If you are craving this kind of meal, just go to Ali Baba!

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Thank Meryl H
Natalie M, General Manager at Ali Baba, responded to this review

Hi Meryl- Thanks for the wonderful review! It sounds like you have just about tried everything on our menu! :) We appreciate your continued support and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2103 N Central Expy, Richardson, TX 75080-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Richardson
  • Phone Number: +1 972-437-1222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?