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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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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“kebab” (86 reviews)
“rice” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (61 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 1 week ago via mobile

We asked for the chicken kebab. The sauces are really good and the portion is very generous. Besides, the place was clean and the service was nice.

Thank Diogo P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good prices and excellent service, the pizza is great and rice dishes were good. I would recommend trying a kebab and the pizza.

Thank Adrian Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend you to try this! Lamb kebab is tasty and juicy. Staff is good and advise us with good try.

Thank janetlwy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this place after a long day. We wanted to quickly order food and eat since we were so hungry. The guy asked us to sit down and check the menu. Then we did and my wife rushed to the restrooms. While my...More

1  Thank Ibo1980
alibabasrotorua, Owner at Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are disappointed in your feedback regarding Ali Baba's. It is extremely unfair that because you have a had a long tiring day and are hungry that when something so trivial as a business not set up for credit cards causes you to right a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! The food is always amazing!! The pizza and kebabs are the best in Rotorua! Really worth it for the price you pay!

Thank ChloeLJ4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. Generous portions. Very friendly host. Love the Harissa sauce. Little advice to add a little more sauce to the lamb kebab.

Thank Ramesh R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great kebabs great service, the price is also good. Ask for what you want they will help you. I love lemon juice on mine and they where happy to help

Thank Glyder69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited twice during our stay in Rotorua. The food was excellent both times. The staff are friendly and accommodating. The decor is fun and eclectic.

Thank Camille D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

amazing rice & unique pasta. The meals are seasoned perfectly! the shopkeeper is friendly and helped to serve my large group of travellers. highly recommended.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Really great food, really welcoming staff. A great visit! The price is very reasonable, which is part of the appeal.

1  Thank Sam P
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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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