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Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways Restaurant

1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 2983
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (43 reviews)
“rice” (32 reviews)
“pizza” (59 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate here our first night in Rotorua and everything was delicious, We both had Kascrute's and they were incredibly filling and perfectly cooked. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and it was clear from the constant stream of customers that this place is...More

Thank CTricity
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Living locally I normally grab a mixed kebab to takeaway, not much seating available. Unlike other places that claim it, this place is The best kebab in town, whole menu is great quality however.

Thank Adam W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate in though guess most business is takeaway (not many tables). Lovely Mediterranean style food - I had mixed kascrute and my wife chicken kebab. Go there you shouldnt be disappointed.

Thank goughdh
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 May 2017 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
Reviewed 12 May 2017

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...More

Thank Zexenknight
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Hamsa L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

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...More

1  Thank billk723
Reviewed 9 May 2017

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...More

Thank tony00001
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank CWorthyeju692
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Hi there! Any gluten free options in this restaurant?
18 July 2016|
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Response from stephaniegW523XL | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
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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