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1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 2983
11:00 - 09:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good service, nice staff, really good food for a good price, not like the other restaurants around there

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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Extremely nice Tunisian cuisine, staff are friendly as well. This would be a 5 star but they don't have credit card facilities, which is poor for a place with so many tourists. Would go back though - very nice! (The coffee is from elsewhere.)

Thank fsb1993
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been in Rotorua for 4 days now, this is by far the most satisfying meal at its price range. The Berber rice is to die for - I had the vegetarian version, without any meat and it's cook to order! The owners were polite and very accommodating. If I would miss any restaurant, it will be this one.

Thank Zexenknight
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fast, good customer service by two ladies, very good food at a reasonable price Good Tunisian food

Thank Hamsa L
Raleigh, North Carolina
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had never tried Tunisian food before, but decided to give this a try based on the reviews we read on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. Ali Baba's is a small restaurant, easy to overlook on the block next to the more touristy Eat Streat. But it was packed when we went there for dinner one night,... More 

1 Thank billk723
Auckland, New Zealand
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think a trip to Tunisia is needed if the food at this place is abything to go by. It was just outstanding and so much flavour - I am not usially a fan of the middle eastern type food but this place is something else - what a find and so close to all the action. I think this... More 

Thank tony00001
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful flavours. A bit of a wait but that's the way you get quality cooking. Would definitely return.

Thank CWorthyeju692
New Zealand
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is one of the best restaurants I have eaten in..... The food is so yummy and such good value. The staff are very friendly. The service is quick.

Thank banana36
Auckland, New Zealand
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome tasting kebabs and rice dishes. The maori attendant was also quite welcoming and hospitable. This place deserves its ratings. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Junior F
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty kebab, fresh ingredients, good quality of meat not like those kebab places that serve low quality meat

Thank Legourmetdu75

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 2983

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?