Alhambra Palace Restaurant

★★★★☆
  • 1240 W Randolph St

    Chicago, IL 60607

    Cross street: Elizabeth Street

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  • 312-666-9555

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The music was great and the food was an A+!

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The music was great and the food was an A+!

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I was very pleasantly surprised by Alhambra. We had a large group rent the place out for a party and it was awesome.The food, a variety of Mediterranean dishes, was excellent. The decor was interesting and had a large dance floor with

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I was very pleasantly surprised by Alhambra. We had a large group rent the place out for a party and it was awesome.The food, a variety of Mediterranean dishes, was excellent. The decor was interesting and had a large dance floor with

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great restaurant! I've been coming here since it opened. Have a passion for Middle Eastern food.

3
★★★★★

great restaurant! I've been coming here since it opened. Have a passion for Middle Eastern food.

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Soundous is the best server!! She's awesome and very kind!! Definitely coming back and ask for her

3
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Soundous is the best server!! She's awesome and very kind!! Definitely coming back and ask for her

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This place is full on fun for the night and alot of fun with a group! The waiter Elvis was great and the manager gave alot if respect and served us as if we were family. We enjoyed the live entertainment the music and dancers! You had our

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This place is full on fun for the night and alot of fun with a group! The waiter Elvis was great and the manager gave alot if respect and served us as if we were family. We enjoyed the live entertainment the music and dancers! You had our

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We have a great night in this place. The food was absolutely great and delicious. The service was great also.

3
★★★★★

We have a great night in this place. The food was absolutely great and delicious. The service was great also.

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What an exotic experience without the airfare!

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★★★★★

What an exotic experience without the airfare!

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went here for the first time last night... omg was it beautiful! The salsa night was great too, awesome dj's

3
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went here for the first time last night... omg was it beautiful! The salsa night was great too, awesome dj's

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Honestly I never seen a place like this amazing place...I don't know how to start but all I can say is just go and check it out and trust me u will be going there any time to go out... the food is so delicious and the service is good bcuz

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Honestly I never seen a place like this amazing place...I don't know how to start but all I can say is just go and check it out and trust me u will be going there any time to go out... the food is so delicious and the service is good bcuz

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This will always be a favorite!!!! A most amazing scenery, entertainment on the weekends and the food is not to disappoint. Whether it is a private party or a first date, definitely a charmer.

3
★★★★★

This will always be a favorite!!!! A most amazing scenery, entertainment on the weekends and the food is not to disappoint. Whether it is a private party or a first date, definitely a charmer.

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I had the Lamb Tajin, tasted the sea food platter and Lamb shank. The lamb is extremely fresh and tastes very good. the decor is amazing

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I had the Lamb Tajin, tasted the sea food platter and Lamb shank. The lamb is extremely fresh and tastes very good. the decor is amazing

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24,000 square feet of beauty. This place is like walking into the castle in Aladdin. The staff is wonderful. Especially the CUTE Vip Host Alan! I am newly vegatarian so finding food I actually like has been a task. I let the server know my

3
★★★★★

24,000 square feet of beauty. This place is like walking into the castle in Aladdin. The staff is wonderful. Especially the CUTE Vip Host Alan! I am newly vegatarian so finding food I actually like has been a task. I let the server know my

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I can't say enough good things about this gorgeous restaurant. I noticed some of the one-star reviews on here, and perhaps this place does not give the same amount of attention to their casual guests as they do to their wedding clients. I

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I can't say enough good things about this gorgeous restaurant. I noticed some of the one-star reviews on here, and perhaps this place does not give the same amount of attention to their casual guests as they do to their wedding clients. I

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I went to dine at the Alhambra Palace with my girlfriend on August 28, which was on a Friday. Let me start of by saying that the outside looks like Aladdin's Palace, it's surreal. I walked through the doors and was immediately greeted by

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I went to dine at the Alhambra Palace with my girlfriend on August 28, which was on a Friday. Let me start of by saying that the outside looks like Aladdin's Palace, it's surreal. I walked through the doors and was immediately greeted by

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Tuesday night is Salsa Night! (and Friday nights)

By far Tuesday night Salsa at the Alhambra is THE best salsa event of the week. First of all the space is beautiful and huuge. Live bands depending on the season, is also another huge hit

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Tuesday night is Salsa Night! (and Friday nights)

By far Tuesday night Salsa at the Alhambra is THE best salsa event of the week. First of all the space is beautiful and huuge. Live bands depending on the season, is also another huge hit

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High-end and classy and classy people. Entertainment on the stage....a wonderful place to bring a date....delicious food, need I say more!

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High-end and classy and classy people. Entertainment on the stage....a wonderful place to bring a date....delicious food, need I say more!

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I love you, guys. This is one of my favorite places. Everytime somebody from abroad is visiting us (and not only), Alhambra Palace is on our ""to do"" list.

Thank you for the excellent service and atmosphere

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I love you, guys. This is one of my favorite places. Everytime somebody from abroad is visiting us (and not only), Alhambra Palace is on our ""to do"" list.

Thank you for the excellent service and atmosphere

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I'm a come back costumer and this time i brought my
brother and fiance and they loved it they were very
impressed with the place and the service and the food was
excellent ...thumbs up.

3
★★★★★

I'm a come back costumer and this time i brought my
brother and fiance and they loved it they were very
impressed with the place and the service and the food was
excellent ...thumbs up.

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Thank you for helping to plan a wonderful party and please let me pass on the many, many compliments for Alhambra that I overheard throughout the night.

The room looked beautiful, the food was delicious and plentiful and the service was

3
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Thank you for helping to plan a wonderful party and please let me pass on the many, many compliments for Alhambra that I overheard throughout the night.

The room looked beautiful, the food was delicious and plentiful and the service was

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Everything was excellent, I would have preferred being seated in the main
room versus the other room and when we finished dinner being seated in
the main room. I felt uncomfortable just ordering coffee and after dinner
drink while

3
★★★★★

Everything was excellent, I would have preferred being seated in the main
room versus the other room and when we finished dinner being seated in
the main room. I felt uncomfortable just ordering coffee and after dinner
drink while

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For my eighteenth birthday my rent's took me out to this beautiful restaurant called Alhambra Palace, located Downtown, Chicago. Highly recommended by me! I had a great first-time experience, excellent food, a chance to talk to some of the

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For my eighteenth birthday my rent's took me out to this beautiful restaurant called Alhambra Palace, located Downtown, Chicago. Highly recommended by me! I had a great first-time experience, excellent food, a chance to talk to some of the

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I booked a reservation there on Saturday for a friends birthday. It was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Thx. Wondering about music the dancers danced to. Is there a specific CD or group that was playing? we really

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I booked a reservation there on Saturday for a friends birthday. It was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Thx. Wondering about music the dancers danced to. Is there a specific CD or group that was playing? we really

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Given a very good supper, a great 3 hour floor show, and an outstanding general manager who caters to guests, it is a good value. We'll be back.

3
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Given a very good supper, a great 3 hour floor show, and an outstanding general manager who caters to guests, it is a good value. We'll be back.

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Definitely great place for group and all night partying

3
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Definitely great place for group and all night partying

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The owner had an open buffet/bar holiday party with fantastic entertainment and raffles. The restaurant has the most exquisite morrocon art pieces and archtecture. Service isn't too shabby either. Def recommend:)

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The owner had an open buffet/bar holiday party with fantastic entertainment and raffles. The restaurant has the most exquisite morrocon art pieces and archtecture. Service isn't too shabby either. Def recommend:)

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This was the most magical night i have ever had! Alhambra Palace (and i emphasize the term PALACE) has it all! The food was OUTSTANDING! the service made me feel like a queen and the music and entertainment was just so sultry... I had

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This was the most magical night i have ever had! Alhambra Palace (and i emphasize the term PALACE) has it all! The food was OUTSTANDING! the service made me feel like a queen and the music and entertainment was just so sultry... I had

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Big portions and gorgeous decor.

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Big portions and gorgeous decor.

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HAd a wonderful evening. Very entertaining with belly dancers, etc. Absolutely beautiful room. Go for the entertainment, ambience. Food was good

3
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HAd a wonderful evening. Very entertaining with belly dancers, etc. Absolutely beautiful room. Go for the entertainment, ambience. Food was good

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High on the entertainment factor with great people watching & a belly dancer!

3
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High on the entertainment factor with great people watching & a belly dancer!

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Last time I came to Alhambra on a Saturday I'm assuming there was some sort of party going on because there was a large amount of early 20 somthings in a line that went down the block so I decided not to go. I'm a 50 year old female so I

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Last time I came to Alhambra on a Saturday I'm assuming there was some sort of party going on because there was a large amount of early 20 somthings in a line that went down the block so I decided not to go. I'm a 50 year old female so I

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Went to this place on NYE thinking I would give it a try big mistake my coat was stolen as many peoples coats were but the so called full buffet consisted of 3 diff types of chix wings not exactly full buffet if you ask me service horrible but I thought just maybe busy night so I didnt take it to heart. I recently went back a couple of days ago and again bad service bad food and waste of time and money.. I do NOT back this place as a good place to eat. They are a waste and would have to do something big to change it. The manager was not helpful when I spoke to him of my concerns he just lied and said he would get the owner who was not even there at that time I found out by a diff employee an hour or more of waiting to speak to someone who isnt even there..BIG DISAPPOINTMENT

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Went to this place on NYE thinking I would give it a try big mistake my coat was stolen as many peoples coats were but the so called full buffet consisted of 3 diff types of chix wings not exactly full buffet if you ask me service horrible but I thought just maybe busy night so I didnt take it to heart. I recently went back a couple of days ago and again bad service bad food and waste of time and money.. I do NOT back this place as a good place to eat. They are a waste and would have to do something big to change it. The manager was not helpful when I spoke to him of my concerns he just lied and said he would get the owner who was not even there at that time I found out by a diff employee an hour or more of waiting to speak to someone who isnt even there..BIG DISAPPOINTMENT

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This will always be a favorite!!!! A most amazing scenery, entertainment on the weekends and the food is not to disappoint. Whether it is a private party or a first date, definitely a charmer.

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This will always be a favorite!!!! A most amazing scenery, entertainment on the weekends and the food is not to disappoint. Whether it is a private party or a first date, definitely a charmer.

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I had the misfortune of visiting Alhambra Palace for NYE 2010. Standing outside in freezing weather for 20 minutes to get in after paying $120 for a ticket, waiting 20 minutes to get a drink, wasting half the night trying to get close to a bathroom, being treated rudely by the entire staff, horrible food...these were all minor flaws in the night.

Alhambra Palace provided 2 "coat checks" that night. At 1 am I returned to the coat check employee, gave her my ticket, and she returned to me and said, "I don't have your coat." There was no explanation to where the coat may have gone. There were no signs stating that Alhambra Palace was not responsible for any missing or damaged items. I talked to many employees asking to see a manager, but no one would help me. I was then told that the coats were taken to the 1st floor and thrown into piles on top of the tables. I went down to this room to find that there were coats thrown all over the room in no order, and that people were shuffling through them to find whatever they could. I went through all of the coats multiple times for a period of one hour to no avail. At this point a giant fist fight was occurring in the adjacent room in response to the coat situation. When asking employees what to do, I was told "If you can't find your coat, take the next nicest one." That is exactly what most people did, but I decided not to steal and left without a coat to go search for a cab in the 5 degree weather. I am still fighting the restaurant to have my $500 coat replaced.

The entire night was disgustingly negligent and a complete disregard for the belongings of paying customers. Managers and employees have been of no help even though they have admitted that they are at fault. I honestly believe the coat situation was an inside job, so if you don't want your things stolen, I wouldn't recommend going to Alhambra Palace.

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I had the misfortune of visiting Alhambra Palace for NYE 2010. Standing outside in freezing weather for 20 minutes to get in after paying $120 for a ticket, waiting 20 minutes to get a drink, wasting half the night trying to get close to a bathroom, being treated rudely by the entire staff, horrible food...these were all minor flaws in the night.

Alhambra Palace provided 2 "coat checks" that night. At 1 am I returned to the coat check employee, gave her my ticket, and she returned to me and said, "I don't have your coat." There was no explanation to where the coat may have gone. There were no signs stating that Alhambra Palace was not responsible for any missing or damaged items. I talked to many employees asking to see a manager, but no one would help me. I was then told that the coats were taken to the 1st floor and thrown into piles on top of the tables. I went down to this room to find that there were coats thrown all over the room in no order, and that people were shuffling through them to find whatever they could. I went through all of the coats multiple times for a period of one hour to no avail. At this point a giant fist fight was occurring in the adjacent room in response to the coat situation. When asking employees what to do, I was told "If you can't find your coat, take the next nicest one." That is exactly what most people did, but I decided not to steal and left without a coat to go search for a cab in the 5 degree weather. I am still fighting the restaurant to have my $500 coat replaced.

The entire night was disgustingly negligent and a complete disregard for the belongings of paying customers. Managers and employees have been of no help even though they have admitted that they are at fault. I honestly believe the coat situation was an inside job, so if you don't want your things stolen, I wouldn't recommend going to Alhambra Palace.

Pros: The restaurant does look nice

Cons: Horrible food, horrible service, stolen belongings

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I've been there for dinner and also for an event. Dinner was a let down. The service was slow, and every time we asked for something, it took at least 20 minutes to get it. The food was disappointing as well. I absolutely do not recommend coming here for a good meal unless you want an expensive, unsatisfying meal.

Events- do NOT hold your event here. The event went until 2am... and they ran out of ice at 11pm, vodka by 12am, and the food tasted like it came straight out of a school cafeteria or the frozen aisle at dominicks. They were soo unorganized it was unbelievable. I knew the guy who was in charge of organizing the event, and he said the management at Alhambra wouldn't even take responsibility for their mistakes and failure to comply with their agreements.

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I've been there for dinner and also for an event. Dinner was a let down. The service was slow, and every time we asked for something, it took at least 20 minutes to get it. The food was disappointing as well. I absolutely do not recommend coming here for a good meal unless you want an expensive, unsatisfying meal.

Events- do NOT hold your event here. The event went until 2am... and they ran out of ice at 11pm, vodka by 12am, and the food tasted like it came straight out of a school cafeteria or the frozen aisle at dominicks. They were soo unorganized it was unbelievable. I knew the guy who was in charge of organizing the event, and he said the management at Alhambra wouldn't even take responsibility for their mistakes and failure to comply with their agreements.

Pros: Elaborate on the inside.. but borderline gaudy

Cons: Terrible service, food mediocre, events terribly unorganized

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We went there last weekend and the place was an absolute nightmare. the food was practically raw and tasted horrible my wife became sick after we left. the waitresses didn't care about us nor the staff.. we asked to see the owner to tell him our complaints, they informed us that he was a little busy and will soon come to our table.. needless to say he never came.. but when we asked another member of the staff where the owner was they told us that he wasn't there. OMG if you want to be ripped off and get sick from the food and the service, then go there..

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★☆☆☆☆

We went there last weekend and the place was an absolute nightmare. the food was practically raw and tasted horrible my wife became sick after we left. the waitresses didn't care about us nor the staff.. we asked to see the owner to tell him our complaints, they informed us that he was a little busy and will soon come to our table.. needless to say he never came.. but when we asked another member of the staff where the owner was they told us that he wasn't there. OMG if you want to be ripped off and get sick from the food and the service, then go there..

Pros: none

Cons: everything

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After reading the reviews, I decided to ta a chance (felt adventurous). Must admit I was very impressed with
the whole scene. Beautiful Place, food was very good, I must admit I was surprised with this one. Service was fast and the server was very polite (Tim) The show is amazing ! The only thing that can improve a bit was the bar, I ordered a margarita, I expected a frozen margarita, I got the mixture not to crazy about that. Then I danced all night long my feet still hurt. I really like this place.

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★★★★★

After reading the reviews, I decided to ta a chance (felt adventurous). Must admit I was very impressed with
the whole scene. Beautiful Place, food was very good, I must admit I was surprised with this one. Service was fast and the server was very polite (Tim) The show is amazing ! The only thing that can improve a bit was the bar, I ordered a margarita, I expected a frozen margarita, I got the mixture not to crazy about that. Then I danced all night long my feet still hurt. I really like this place.

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GOOD Food, GREAT Show, LOTS of LADIES, LADIES
plenty of FUN!!!!!!

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★★★★★

GOOD Food, GREAT Show, LOTS of LADIES, LADIES
plenty of FUN!!!!!!

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Was there last night for a birthday celebration.
I can honestly say this place is FUN. We enjoyed the dinner which consisted of the Alhambra Platter, while we ENJOYED the Flamenco, and the BELLY DANCER
after that we danced some salsa (must admit had to have a lesson before I started to really dance)
Must say I, We had a fun night !!!!! I'll will be back!

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★★★★☆

Was there last night for a birthday celebration.
I can honestly say this place is FUN. We enjoyed the dinner which consisted of the Alhambra Platter, while we ENJOYED the Flamenco, and the BELLY DANCER
after that we danced some salsa (must admit had to have a lesson before I started to really dance)
Must say I, We had a fun night !!!!! I'll will be back!

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cool to take a girl on a date, but damn.

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★☆☆☆☆

cool to take a girl on a date, but damn.

Pros: Cool joint

Cons: service could be better

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What an interesting place. We went there for the food and to watch the belly dancing. Well, let me start by saying, the food was nothing to write about, very expensive, service was ok, ordinary.
This place lacks enthusiasm. The show was nice.
I don't know, something about this place just turned me off. Can't shake it.

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★☆☆☆☆

What an interesting place. We went there for the food and to watch the belly dancing. Well, let me start by saying, the food was nothing to write about, very expensive, service was ok, ordinary.
This place lacks enthusiasm. The show was nice.
I don't know, something about this place just turned me off. Can't shake it.

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An experience was definitely one I wish we had never experienced. Commencing by waiting for our table for more that 30 minutes. We waited at the bar, the bartender was a total witch, not once did she smile,very rude, not a "what can I get for you, but a "what do you want" classy place huh ( mind you during all this she and I assume it was the mgr (tall husky young gentleman) were busy talking about plans after closing. Well we finally got our table,we ordered WOW , very small portions, the hummus for 5 of us was served on a coffee plate and only two pitas cut in half, we ask for more pitas , were brought one cut in half. OK, move on to the entre
we order chicken kabob, tons of rice and only 4 tiny pcs of chicken. Lamb tangine, was all fat, very greasy. Mixed plattter was good I must admit, Then we asked for a glass of water, it smelled like eggs. We complained to our server, think her name was
Asa (isha), she mumble" thats why I don't eat here" Way to go. I tried to complained to the mgr ( young guy), just as I started to tell him the problems he walked away. We have never felt so INSULTED, ROBBED. I will not say, not to go there, I say, if you feel you need to be screwed, go there, you definitely will be.

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★☆☆☆☆

An experience was definitely one I wish we had never experienced. Commencing by waiting for our table for more that 30 minutes. We waited at the bar, the bartender was a total witch, not once did she smile,very rude, not a "what can I get for you, but a "what do you want" classy place huh ( mind you during all this she and I assume it was the mgr (tall husky young gentleman) were busy talking about plans after closing. Well we finally got our table,we ordered WOW , very small portions, the hummus for 5 of us was served on a coffee plate and only two pitas cut in half, we ask for more pitas , were brought one cut in half. OK, move on to the entre
we order chicken kabob, tons of rice and only 4 tiny pcs of chicken. Lamb tangine, was all fat, very greasy. Mixed plattter was good I must admit, Then we asked for a glass of water, it smelled like eggs. We complained to our server, think her name was
Asa (isha), she mumble" thats why I don't eat here" Way to go. I tried to complained to the mgr ( young guy), just as I started to tell him the problems he walked away. We have never felt so INSULTED, ROBBED. I will not say, not to go there, I say, if you feel you need to be screwed, go there, you definitely will be.

Pros: NONE

Cons: Everything

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Well much to my amazement, if I didn't see it with my own eyes I would never believe it, this place is a circus I don't know where to be it began , first by having to wait approximatedly 40 minutes for a table and asking for a drink at the bar which I never recieved. Then we were seated, where I lost my hearing, I could hardly hear myself speak, I asked for the manager which was a young fellow with no knowledge of what he was doing, totally confused, (he actually looked scared), to change our sitting, he could not accommodate us, so we left, Cannot grade the food, didn't get that far.

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★☆☆☆☆

Well much to my amazement, if I didn't see it with my own eyes I would never believe it, this place is a circus I don't know where to be it began , first by having to wait approximatedly 40 minutes for a table and asking for a drink at the bar which I never recieved. Then we were seated, where I lost my hearing, I could hardly hear myself speak, I asked for the manager which was a young fellow with no knowledge of what he was doing, totally confused, (he actually looked scared), to change our sitting, he could not accommodate us, so we left, Cannot grade the food, didn't get that far.

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Went there ate, got sick, wont go back
Need I say more!!!!!!!! Worst experience of my life.
Do not go there.

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Went there ate, got sick, wont go back
Need I say more!!!!!!!! Worst experience of my life.
Do not go there.

Cons: Everything, service slow

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Me and my boyfriend went to Alhambra On Valentine?s day.
We were seated at a table with a pretty good view to the stage and came right on time to catch the belly dancer show which was excellent.
45 minutes later - the belly dancer has finished her performance - we still haven?t been greeted !!! Finally a server came to our table and took our pre-set 5 course meal order ($105 per person!!!)
As for the appetizers - The tinniest sampler of hummus and babaganush - were served w/o pita bread and were ridiculously small. We asked two different people (since our server was nowhere to be found) to get us some pita bread - without any success.
It took FOREVER for ALL the courses to be served.
The food was ok but the service was awful!!! In fact it was so bad that we saw 2 different couples from the tables next to us just get up and leave!!!
By the time we finished our desert,the only thing we wanted to do is get the hell out of there !
I?ve worked as a server in a restaurant not too long ago , and trust me? I KNOW how it is when its packed and everyone is running around like crazy trying to get everything out for their table, and I perfectly aware that on a busy night its absolutely impossible to get 100% good service sometimes not even 50% - which would be perfectly fine with me but 1%??? For a $225.00 bill??? That is just unheard of! I?ve always tipped 20% or more from the bill in every restaurant I went to- even if the service wasn?t that great , but this time I just couldn?t get my self to leave $50 tip for the most terrible service!!!
Our plan was to spend a wonderful romantic night in a fancy restaurant and maybe continue our night at the upstairs dance floor or a different club , but at 12:30 when we finally finished dinner - the only thing we wanted to do is forget about that night and the $250 we threw away in Alhambra - the Moroccan palace?.

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Me and my boyfriend went to Alhambra On Valentine?s day.
We were seated at a table with a pretty good view to the stage and came right on time to catch the belly dancer show which was excellent.
45 minutes later - the belly dancer has finished her performance - we still haven?t been greeted !!! Finally a server came to our table and took our pre-set 5 course meal order ($105 per person!!!)
As for the appetizers - The tinniest sampler of hummus and babaganush - were served w/o pita bread and were ridiculously small. We asked two different people (since our server was nowhere to be found) to get us some pita bread - without any success.
It took FOREVER for ALL the courses to be served.
The food was ok but the service was awful!!! In fact it was so bad that we saw 2 different couples from the tables next to us just get up and leave!!!
By the time we finished our desert,the only thing we wanted to do is get the hell out of there !
I?ve worked as a server in a restaurant not too long ago , and trust me? I KNOW how it is when its packed and everyone is running around like crazy trying to get everything out for their table, and I perfectly aware that on a busy night its absolutely impossible to get 100% good service sometimes not even 50% - which would be perfectly fine with me but 1%??? For a $225.00 bill??? That is just unheard of! I?ve always tipped 20% or more from the bill in every restaurant I went to- even if the service wasn?t that great , but this time I just couldn?t get my self to leave $50 tip for the most terrible service!!!
Our plan was to spend a wonderful romantic night in a fancy restaurant and maybe continue our night at the upstairs dance floor or a different club , but at 12:30 when we finally finished dinner - the only thing we wanted to do is forget about that night and the $250 we threw away in Alhambra - the Moroccan palace?.

Pros: Beautifull place, amazing decor

Cons: Horrible service

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OMG what a place, the place is amazing never seen anything like it. We had reservations for 8, we were seated within 10 minutes. The show was good, people seem to really enjoy it cause one guy from the audience tried to go on stage and give a dance, which I thought was really awesome cause this place made everyone feel comfortable, relaxed. our meal was great, we ordered the lamb and the surf and turf which was awesome (reasonable priced) service was good, our server was Roy he is fast and really knows his stuff. Only thing I really wish they had frozen drinks and not so much the mixes, ( I really like frozen pina coladas) I hear they have salsa dancing, plannig on coming back for that.
I really like this place I'll be back......

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★★★★★

OMG what a place, the place is amazing never seen anything like it. We had reservations for 8, we were seated within 10 minutes. The show was good, people seem to really enjoy it cause one guy from the audience tried to go on stage and give a dance, which I thought was really awesome cause this place made everyone feel comfortable, relaxed. our meal was great, we ordered the lamb and the surf and turf which was awesome (reasonable priced) service was good, our server was Roy he is fast and really knows his stuff. Only thing I really wish they had frozen drinks and not so much the mixes, ( I really like frozen pina coladas) I hear they have salsa dancing, plannig on coming back for that.
I really like this place I'll be back......

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I went to this place for my dad's birthday hoping for great food and a great time. We had reservations and it took them ten minutes to seat us. Our table was really crammed. It started out with a nice flamenco show which we really enjoyed. Our waiter, however, was totally inexperienced. In fact, he wasn't even wearing the waiting staff clothing, which makes me think he was either new or temping because they were short-staffed. He didn't even tell us the specials and he had to look at the menu to see how to spell the drink I ordered! The appetizers and drinks came in a timely manner and both tasted great. From then on the service went down hill. Once another waiter knocked a menu out of my dad's hand and a few minutes later spilled a drink all over his nice suit. Then, we waited 45 minutes for our food, only for the waiter to tell us it wasn't ready due to a "kitchen confusion" whatever that meant. By then, my mother was so mad she told him she didn't want the food anymore so I didn't get to taste the lamb shank I ordered! All he did was apologize and kept repeating that it wasn't his fault, which is useless to the angry hungry customer. No manager came to rectify the situation. The belly dancer was probably hired only for her looks, because her dancing at best looked like she was seizing. The decor was beautiful but prices were jacked up to pay for it and for the show. Needless to say we felt my dad's birthday was ruined and I don't think I ever want to go back there again.

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★★☆☆☆

I went to this place for my dad's birthday hoping for great food and a great time. We had reservations and it took them ten minutes to seat us. Our table was really crammed. It started out with a nice flamenco show which we really enjoyed. Our waiter, however, was totally inexperienced. In fact, he wasn't even wearing the waiting staff clothing, which makes me think he was either new or temping because they were short-staffed. He didn't even tell us the specials and he had to look at the menu to see how to spell the drink I ordered! The appetizers and drinks came in a timely manner and both tasted great. From then on the service went down hill. Once another waiter knocked a menu out of my dad's hand and a few minutes later spilled a drink all over his nice suit. Then, we waited 45 minutes for our food, only for the waiter to tell us it wasn't ready due to a "kitchen confusion" whatever that meant. By then, my mother was so mad she told him she didn't want the food anymore so I didn't get to taste the lamb shank I ordered! All he did was apologize and kept repeating that it wasn't his fault, which is useless to the angry hungry customer. No manager came to rectify the situation. The belly dancer was probably hired only for her looks, because her dancing at best looked like she was seizing. The decor was beautiful but prices were jacked up to pay for it and for the show. Needless to say we felt my dad's birthday was ruined and I don't think I ever want to go back there again.

Pros: Good flamenco show and arabic singers, tasty appetizers

Cons: Too expensive, horrible belly dancer, the service is absolutely appalling

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I was there this past Saturday, what an amazing place. Food was great not costly for the quality and quantity. Service was great. I highly Recommend this place to everyone. ITS a MUST!!!!!!!

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★★★★★

I was there this past Saturday, what an amazing place. Food was great not costly for the quality and quantity. Service was great. I highly Recommend this place to everyone. ITS a MUST!!!!!!!

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My wife is from Brazil where Arabic food seems to be more popular than here in the States and she's also a very good belly dancer, so even though I was originally looking for an authentic Brazilian ?Churaqueria?, I thought we'd give this place a try instead. Personally, I thought the ambience was nice, the entertainment was pretty good (especially the main chic that was belly dancing), but the food & drinks were just okay in my opinion. My wife however, absolutely loved the place and wants to go there again. Although she didn't seem very excited about the food, my guess is that the ambience, along with the flamenco/belly dancers won her over. All in all, not a too bad of a place to have your wife drag you to. It?s cheaper than a Churaqueria (although that?s not saying much) and your date will be entertained.

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★★★★☆

My wife is from Brazil where Arabic food seems to be more popular than here in the States and she's also a very good belly dancer, so even though I was originally looking for an authentic Brazilian ?Churaqueria?, I thought we'd give this place a try instead. Personally, I thought the ambience was nice, the entertainment was pretty good (especially the main chic that was belly dancing), but the food & drinks were just okay in my opinion. My wife however, absolutely loved the place and wants to go there again. Although she didn't seem very excited about the food, my guess is that the ambience, along with the flamenco/belly dancers won her over. All in all, not a too bad of a place to have your wife drag you to. It?s cheaper than a Churaqueria (although that?s not saying much) and your date will be entertained.

Pros: Ambience and nice view of Chicago's downtown.

Cons: Don't want to turn it into a Gentlemans Club, but they need to hire more and hotter belly dancers

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This restaurant was recommended by some friends but it was very disappointing. The customer service was poor and the food was average at best. Upon making reservations over the phone we were not told that we could be made to still wait even with reservations due to the performances that happen on Friday and Saturday nights. There was no real way of knowing when your table is available. From what we witnessed and experienced, you just keep badgering the hostess unti you are sitted. I ordered a trio of kibobs; however asked them to substitue the shrimp for more chicken as I am deadly allergic to seafood (I explained this to my waitress). When the food came out my friend who was with us noticed that there was shrimp on my dish but the waitress quickly moved the tray and then moved it back after she had one of the bus boys take the shrimp off my plate by hand. My friend witnessed the entire thing and thankfully because I would be writing this reveiw from the hospital. All of our food was luke warm.

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★☆☆☆☆

This restaurant was recommended by some friends but it was very disappointing. The customer service was poor and the food was average at best. Upon making reservations over the phone we were not told that we could be made to still wait even with reservations due to the performances that happen on Friday and Saturday nights. There was no real way of knowing when your table is available. From what we witnessed and experienced, you just keep badgering the hostess unti you are sitted. I ordered a trio of kibobs; however asked them to substitue the shrimp for more chicken as I am deadly allergic to seafood (I explained this to my waitress). When the food came out my friend who was with us noticed that there was shrimp on my dish but the waitress quickly moved the tray and then moved it back after she had one of the bus boys take the shrimp off my plate by hand. My friend witnessed the entire thing and thankfully because I would be writing this reveiw from the hospital. All of our food was luke warm.

Pros: The decor is beautiful

Cons: Poor customer service, Food would be better serviced hot not luke warm

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Ok as i walked to the Alhambra i was stunned with the decor,looking at menu i was like i can eat some Moroccan food,after i ordered and food arived it was SHOC of my life,what suppose to be Moroccan Tagine it was everything but what it stated on the menu,i was VERY dispointed.I asked the aitress is there any Moroccan working here,so i can ask about this (strange dish) she was no there is only one turkish,what...Turkish guy cooking what suppose to be MOROCCAN DISH,i was offended,that was my first and last time there.By the way im Moroccan,i know how Moroccan Tagine suppose to be like.
NOT GOOD PLACE TO EAT MOROCCAN FOOD AT ALL,they are lying on their menus.

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★☆☆☆☆

Ok as i walked to the Alhambra i was stunned with the decor,looking at menu i was like i can eat some Moroccan food,after i ordered and food arived it was SHOC of my life,what suppose to be Moroccan Tagine it was everything but what it stated on the menu,i was VERY dispointed.I asked the aitress is there any Moroccan working here,so i can ask about this (strange dish) she was no there is only one turkish,what...Turkish guy cooking what suppose to be MOROCCAN DISH,i was offended,that was my first and last time there.By the way im Moroccan,i know how Moroccan Tagine suppose to be like.
NOT GOOD PLACE TO EAT MOROCCAN FOOD AT ALL,they are lying on their menus.

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This is what I called heaven! I always have fun with my friends here.

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★★★★★

This is what I called heaven! I always have fun with my friends here.

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Big portions and gorgeous decor.

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★★★★★

Big portions and gorgeous decor.

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i have never seen a place like this restaurant friendly people, and excellent food to die for.

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★★★★★

i have never seen a place like this restaurant friendly people, and excellent food to die for.

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For my eighteenth birthday my rent's took me out to this beautiful restaurant called Alhambra Palace, located Downtown, Chicago. Highly recommended by me! I had a great first-time experience, excellent food, a chance to talk to some of the

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★★★★★

For my eighteenth birthday my rent's took me out to this beautiful restaurant called Alhambra Palace, located Downtown, Chicago. Highly recommended by me! I had a great first-time experience, excellent food, a chance to talk to some of the

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HAd a wonderful evening. Very entertaining with belly dancers, etc. Absolutely beautiful room. Go for the entertainment, ambience. Food was good

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★★★★★

HAd a wonderful evening. Very entertaining with belly dancers, etc. Absolutely beautiful room. Go for the entertainment, ambience. Food was good

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The restaurant decor is amazing. You really fell as if you are in a Moorish palace in Granada, Spain. The food was very good. I recommend the Alhambra rice and sauce which are very good. The sauce has a lttle kick to it, which is unusual

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★★★★★

The restaurant decor is amazing. You really fell as if you are in a Moorish palace in Granada, Spain. The food was very good. I recommend the Alhambra rice and sauce which are very good. The sauce has a lttle kick to it, which is unusual

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Honestly, I really went into the night at Alhambra with some pretty low expectations. Out with some work colleagues in from out of town who wanted dinner and a "show." Said colleagues are not the most interesting of people so I was all

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★★★★★

Honestly, I really went into the night at Alhambra with some pretty low expectations. Out with some work colleagues in from out of town who wanted dinner and a "show." Said colleagues are not the most interesting of people so I was all

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Walking into Alhambra is like stepping into another country, like walking into a tale from the Arabian Nights. One's eyes are delighted by the delightful, fanciful and opulent decor. If you can't take a vacation, take a trip to the

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★★★★★

Walking into Alhambra is like stepping into another country, like walking into a tale from the Arabian Nights. One's eyes are delighted by the delightful, fanciful and opulent decor. If you can't take a vacation, take a trip to the

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eating in arabian nights -middle eastern food quite good

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★★★★★

eating in arabian nights -middle eastern food quite good

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I booked a reservation there on Saturday for a friends birthday. It was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Thx. Wondering about music the dancers danced to. Is there a specific CD or group that was playing? we really

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★★★★★

I booked a reservation there on Saturday for a friends birthday. It was one of the best dining experiences I have ever had. Thx. Wondering about music the dancers danced to. Is there a specific CD or group that was playing? we really

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Have visited this restaurant several times. Outstanding, romantic & relaxing

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★★★★★

Have visited this restaurant several times. Outstanding, romantic & relaxing

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Definitely great place for group and all night partying

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★★★★★

Definitely great place for group and all night partying

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i think this is a really great place. i'm really glad that my senior luncheon is going to be held here. its extremly extravagant with a lot of class yet its perfect enough ot relax and have a good time. I love the whole scheme...nothing

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★★★★★

i think this is a really great place. i'm really glad that my senior luncheon is going to be held here. its extremly extravagant with a lot of class yet its perfect enough ot relax and have a good time. I love the whole scheme...nothing

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Our server was excellent. Our orders were brought quickly & although we finished our meal before the entertainment started, we didn't feel rushed to leave. The food was very good. We had the Batata appetizer, the Filet Mignon, & the Penne

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★★★★★

Our server was excellent. Our orders were brought quickly & although we finished our meal before the entertainment started, we didn't feel rushed to leave. The food was very good. We had the Batata appetizer, the Filet Mignon, & the Penne

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Love the food and atmosphere!! Excellent Job!

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★★★★★

Love the food and atmosphere!! Excellent Job!

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The owner had an open buffet/bar holiday party with fantastic entertainment and raffles. The restaurant has the most exquisite morrocon art pieces and archtecture. Service isn't too shabby either. Def recommend:)

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★★★★★

The owner had an open buffet/bar holiday party with fantastic entertainment and raffles. The restaurant has the most exquisite morrocon art pieces and archtecture. Service isn't too shabby either. Def recommend:)

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I came to dance at your venue for the first time on Wednesday Feb 9th and I had such a good time. What a fantastic decor! There was more than adequate space to dance and a live band PLUS people who really KNOW HOW to DANCE and ENJOY it.

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★★★★★

I came to dance at your venue for the first time on Wednesday Feb 9th and I had such a good time. What a fantastic decor! There was more than adequate space to dance and a live band PLUS people who really KNOW HOW to DANCE and ENJOY it.

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What an exotic experience without the airfare!

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★★★★★

What an exotic experience without the airfare!

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This restaraunt brings together all the things any one would like to find in a restaraunt. The food is exceptional and the ambience is amazing. The arabic cusine is top notch, the entertainment is always amazing. This is a beatiful

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★★★★★

This restaraunt brings together all the things any one would like to find in a restaraunt. The food is exceptional and the ambience is amazing. The arabic cusine is top notch, the entertainment is always amazing. This is a beatiful

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OMG what a place, the place is amazing never seen anything like it. We had reservations for 8, we were seated within 10 minutes. The show was good, people seem to really enjoy it cause one guy from the audience tried to go on stage and

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★★★★★

OMG what a place, the place is amazing never seen anything like it. We had reservations for 8, we were seated within 10 minutes. The show was good, people seem to really enjoy it cause one guy from the audience tried to go on stage and

 

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