ALI BABAS: "home of the fishbowl" Ios Island Restaurant Tip by IOSFANATIC

Ios Island Restaurants: 9 reviews and 17 photos

 
 

Want to get 12 LITRES of cocktails served in two goldfish bowls with neon-colored FOOT-LONG straws for ?35? Really craving that pad thai or green curry even though you're in Greece? If so, Ali Baba's is the place for you.
The owner,Cookie, takes meticulous care of his restaurant, which started as an Asian food place but has recently expanded to include basic comfort food like chicken and mushroom pie,Fish & Chips and HUGE "Dinosaur Ribs" Its located on the first lower street of the hora,walk on past the pharmacy and ios bakery(there are also ios maps dotted around the village if you get lost,or simply ask your hotel owner for directions)
. Make sure to try the Thai fare prepared by the chef straight from Thailand. And a brief warning: don't do anything particularly embarrassing while you eat or drink the amazingly tasty fishbowls.....When it gets late and the restaurant fills up, the waitstaff take pictures of the partying and then flash them up on the restaurant's big screen.
FOR SURE ALI BABAS IS AN IOS INSTITUTION...DON'T LEAVE IOS WITHOUT A VISIT!
Takes credit cards. Wheelchair access. Serves alcohol. Has air conditioning.

Favorite Dish: PAD THAI

Price Comparison: about average
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 5
Theme: Other

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  • Written Apr 29, 2011
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