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Travellers' Choice2023
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$5 - $18
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Healthy, Middle Eastern, Tunisian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was excellent and the owners were very friendly. We had a good yarn about North African cuisine and where to go in Tunisia. Kascrute is a bit like spicy calzone, good value for money.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend you to eat Kascrute. It was the best dinner I had in New Zealand. Halal food in Rotorua. Owner was very friendly. Thanks.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful and delish little find. Fresh, tasty, lovely owner. Had the special sandwich. It was perfect. The chicken a bit better than the lamb which is more like a sausage.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024

We enjoyed huge chicken and falafel kebabs here sitting outside. Great value at NZD31 for both. Prepared fast and take credit cards.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 23 January 2024

The best food you can have ever in NZ. I felt in love with the pizza he makes. it is the best of the best. This restaurant was one of the reasons that made me stop over in Rotorua fin my way from Auckland to...Wellington.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024

Delicious!!! Meat was perfect and the salad with slices was so refreshing. Had a lovely dinner and would definately recommend.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 5 October 2023 via mobile

All five of our meals were great! Chef did a great job of helping us choose based on each person's heat tolerance as it was our first time eating Tunisian food. Our youngest is 10 and we all like at least some spice, so that...may be a challenge for some families. But we loved every bit!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

This is a real gem, such beautiful food that you must try while in Rotorua. We shared 2 plates. The Kascrute and the Rice with lamb both so tasty and delicious and big servings, more then enough for us. Lovely service, couldn't fault the place....Must do while in RotoruaMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 26 September 2023

This place was so good, I went again the next night. Sheesh, it's like the best Middle Eastern food I've ever eaten. Delicious flavor. Fresh ingredients. Seems like a mash-up of traditional Tunisian with some New Zealand touches. Loved it. If I lived in Roatua,...I'd go here all the time. If you are open to Mediterranean/MIddle Eastern food, this is your place.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 August 2023 via mobile

Very welcoming host with many good recommendations. Food was excellent and Sever within 15 minutes of ordering. Parking simple outside.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 3 August 2023

Ali Baba’s is warm and cosy, friendly service, food cooked right in front of us. Best falafel kebab I’ve had in ages. Partner had the Amazigh rice dish - perfect amount of heat and great flavour. We both loved the food.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 17 July 2023

Sorry, but initially we were actually heading to the place next door- but it was full. Opted for this place and wasn't disappointed with our choice. It's a small restaurant, but packs a mighty punch food-wise. Very tasty food, and lovely service staff. We'll happily...eat here next time in Rotorua. Would highly recommend this place.More

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 8 July 2023

I enjoyed the Tunisian rice dish with chicken. It was so delicious with just the right amount of spices. Outside and inside seating are available.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 4 July 2023 via mobile

Very nice! I said we have a two year old daughter and did not want anything spicy for her, the host was very honest and told us everything would be too spicy for a two year old but he could make a garlic cheese pizza...for her. Love the honesty. Our spicy dishes were not too hot and tasted great.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 1 July 2023

Delicious kebabs and great value! They were so good I went back 3 times while visiting my Mum in hospital- easy walking distance. Lovely customer service.

Date of visit: May 2023
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I was a guest. Of course they sell halal food. Trust me it was delicious. Tell them if u prefer something spicy.. The best part is that they cook it on the spot for you. They have also free limited parking spaced just... More
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ALI BABA'S TUNISIAN CUISINE, Rotorua - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions about Ali Baba's Tunisian Cuisine

Yes, Ali Baba's Tunisian Cuisine offers takeaway services.

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Ali Baba's Tunisian Cuisine is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 5
  • Atmosphere: 4