Whether you're craving shish kabobs, gyros or falafel, your palate will be pleased at AliBaba. The casual dining area offers a peaceful refuge from the hustle of Speedway Boulevard. Service is friendly and helpful, and the folks here seem to genuinely care about your dining experience. Choose from appetizers, pita sandwiches, salads and Mediterranean and Persian specialties. Kabobs are plentiful with beef, boneless chicken or lamb, skewered and cooked to perfection. Many of the pita sandwiches include tahini and hummus, adding delicious flavor to your falafel, veggies or meat. Desserts such as baklava and mamoul (cookies) are displayed in a case. And if you're looking for a cool drink, AliBaba offers smoothies with intriguing names such as pomegranate paradise and mulberry charm.
810 E. University Blvd.
3. Shish Kebab House of Tucson
5855 E. Broadway Blvd., No. 118