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Aladdin Mediterranean Cafe

5420 Clairemont Mesa Blvd. (Doliva Dr.) Send to Phone
858-573-0000 | Order Now! | Menu
Authentic Mediterranean cuisine in Clairemont.



Lunch & Dinner daily

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

Aladdin Mediterranean Cafe Restaurant Review

: A bit off the beaten path, but well worth the trek, Aladdin Mediterranean Café is a tasteful and inviting eatery. Rich, aromatic, healthy Middle Eastern foods fill the menu. There's a nice variety of familiar snacks like hummus, falafels and dolmas, along with more exotic dishes, such as lemon-flavored sausages, cheese-and-lamb-stuffed pastries and chicken biryani with roasted nuts. Fresh herb-laden pizzas ranging from Jafar's, which has chunks of lamb, peppers and tahini sauce, to chicken shwarma, are all cooked in a wood-fired oven. Vegetarians will enjoy the Aladdin pizza, with 11 spices in the sauce, tomatoes, mozzarella and French feta. Charbroiled shrimp kebabs with peppers and onions are served with basmati rice and a Lebanese salad. Plates are lovingly presented and healthy in portion. The Aladdin meze platter presents a nice sampling of hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghanouj, chicken and lamb shwarma, dolma and falafel, with Aladdin's special hot sauce, a zesty garlic sauce, pickles and warm pita bread fresh from the oven. Save room for a sweet finish of baklava.

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