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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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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (34 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 3 days ago via mobile

This was a nice place to visit for lunch. The restaurant has a few tables, but it feels more like a takeout place. The person working there seemed like an owner. He was very knowledgeable and friendly. The food was good and fresh. I would...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this place after some trip advisor research and the rating was right, food was absolutely delicious, staff very friendly. As a traveller I rarely go to the same restaurant twice as I like to sample as much as possible, but will definitely make a...More

Thank Albadave
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth to have a meal here. Kebab was awesome with a mix of 3 homemade Tunisian sauces which were fantastic. My partner had the kascrude which was also really nice. Friendly staff. Great experience

Thank Sergio B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The good reviews brought us here, so we were expecting top quality kebabs. We were not disappointed! The falafel kebab with spicy lemon sauce is amazing and the home-made Arabic delights are really yummy!

Thank Margarita P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate here for a late lunch and absolutely loved it! The food was prepared quickly, the presentation was beautiful and the taste was soooo savory! One of the best middle-eastern food we’ve tasted. We had a nice chat with the owner...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came to the restaurant for the first time I found the staff very kind, friendly and welcoming. The food was very delicious and well served I highly recommend this restaurant it is one of the best or maybe the best restaurant in Rotorua in...More

Thank Humaid A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best rice in Rotorua ever👍🏻👍🏻 highly recommended I have tried both Berber rice and Amazigh rice So delicious

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am an asian. I dont like to eat kebab too much because most of them got too much sauce . Veggies. and it leaks and makes a mess towards the end of the kebab. . But i highly recommend this place. Price is cheap....More

Thank lynjohn2011
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We got take out here BOTH nights we were in Rotorua. We loved it the first night so we went back and got the same things just each of us ate the opposite item. We had Berber Rice (spicy) and the chicken kebab (hot chili...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch. Delicious food, good service and reasonable prices. Tasty and spicy food. Still not too hot.

Thank Joni T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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 is 100% halal.
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