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Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways

1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 2983
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“falafel” (39 reviews)
“rice” (63 reviews)
“pizza” (78 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 6 days ago via mobile

Hands down, the best kebab I've ever had. No contest. I had lamb with berber, satay and garlic mayo sauce. Hard working team! However, bathroom was not flash.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dashful
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard for ages about this place and how amazing the kebabs are. I finally got to taste them the other day and they are actually the best I have ever had. They tasted authentic and fresh. I’ve had other kebabs and usually when...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 211alyssam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really I liked this place with authentic Tinisian cuisine and delicious pasta, with reasonable prices. I really enjoyed it.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ayman S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say that I’d tried a Tunisian restaurant before, but I like Mediterranean food and decided to give it a go. The rating don’t lie; we had a fantastic lunch here. I ordered the chicken kabab, and my son got the lamb kaskrute. Both...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 650MattW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 1 star reviews are completely baseless. Very nice little takeaway and the owners/staff have the best hospitality in New Zealand. They deserve recognition. And it was good and cheap!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MNExplorer88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for dinner this week and had a great experience. This modest restaurant serves up delicious kebabs and rice dishes with amazing sauces. So good we came back a second night!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kascrute with falafel was amazing. Also the Berber Rice with falafel! Ali Baba is recommendable!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Wiemax
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, great food and warm atmosphere. Even little ones loved the food, it was greatl!! Highly recommendable

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 459amre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got into this little place and the food smelled delicious from the start. Took a bit to get the food out but it was sooooo delicious! Absolutely worth the wait!! If you are visiting Rotoura it’s a great place to go!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank YesJayPlus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is run by a woman and her son, they work hard and get this place running. And to be honest to the fact this would be the best place to have kabab rolls, even better than places where i have had in India....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mohitraitani
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13 September 2017|
Response from Victor I |
Yes! There's falafel
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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$3 - US$12
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
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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.
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