We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways

1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 2983
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (98 reviews)
“rice” (39 reviews)
“pizza” (68 reviews)
Closed Now
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (428)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The owner is very nice and the food is simply amazing! You have to try the falafel, they are mouthwatering! What a great little place! A must go when in Rotorua! 😋

Thank Stefanie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Weve got 1 Kebab mixed 10.50 Dollar and 1 kascrute for 16 Dollar. The kascrute have been a pleasure. It tasted very Good. I would recommend that you try one of These!

Thank Uggi28
Looking for a great restaurant?Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most satisfying meal we had while being on the road in NewZeland. The trip advisor ratings truly reflects the deliciousness of their food. We tried their Berber rice and Lamb kebab both were mouth watering and good value for the money. There are a...More

Thank Nabiha N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered take away dinner.Very friendly and precise,personal service.Wonderful food. Exceptional value for money.

Thank alex2013998
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place for a good stuffing lunch. Wonderful and uniqe tastes! Worth visiting if you are in Rotorua. Take the mixed kebab!

Thank Eyal K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for lunch. It is primarily takeaway, but has some outside seating. It was quick, delicious, and cheap. Had the Lamb Kascrute and it was fantastic. Definitely a place to consider if you are in Rotorua.

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at Alibaba food was yummy their lamb on rice was great n so was their pizza. Good service. Will surely visit again

Thank Jimmy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a kebab here four years ago. It was really good but I’ve found in more recent visits that if you’re not early enough, most menu options are off. Today was yet another episode of this type. Arriving , still in daylight, at around...More

Thank MGARD63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good place to eat cheap and fast. The food is very good and the place is nice. We went with my family is friendly.

Thank Claudio M
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This is the place to eat. Food is delicious. The service is excellent and the price is right. Dont miss this gem!!

Thank light56
Nearby HotelsSee all 92 hotels in Rotorua
Regent of Rotorua
1,568 reviews
.13 km away
Monterey Motel
2 reviews
.18 km away
Novotel Rotorua Lakeside
2,656 reviews
.26 km away
Prince's Gate Hotel
886 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Pizzeria Imperfetto
298 reviews
.08 km away
Artisan Cafe
222 reviews
.01 km away
Indian Star Tandoori Restaurant
1,418 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Rotorua i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
247 reviews
.20 km away
Eat Street
676 reviews
.11 km away
Rotorua Night Market
107 reviews
.20 km away
Happy Ewe Cycle Tours
682 reviews
.28 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
13 September 2017|
Response from Victor I |
Yes! There's falafel
Google Translation
18 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from stephaniegW523XL | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is :)
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
Welcome to Ali Baba's Tunisian Cuisine. Tunisian cuisine is a blend of Mediterranean and desert dweller's culinary traditions. Our food can be quite spicy, however we try to cater to customers tastes. As well as meat meals we also have falafel (vegetarian) as a option for those who desire this. Our menu comprises of Kebabs, Pasta and Rice Meals, Gourmet Pizzas and Kascrutes. All meals come with side salads and you can choose from Lamb Chicken or Falafel. Medium or spicy flavour. Ali Baba's Tunisian Cuisine was established in 2004 and is a family owned and operated business. Our aim is to provide flavoursome meals to our customers in a friendly relaxed environment. Our Prices range from $4.50 up to $18.00. Great prices. We have a range of fresh homemade deserts and biscuits. Our meat and cooking practices are 100% halal.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing