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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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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1146 Tutanekai Street | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here on a whim but I’m so happy I did. The decor is pretty and the food is even better. The owners are really friendly and make the most delicious Kascrute. The falafel was made fresh and from scratch and cooked to perfection with...More

Thank Navigator62729222931
Reviewed 3 days ago

The shop doesn't look appealing from outside. We hesitated before stepping in. It serves Tunisian cuisine. Surprise! the food is extremely delicious! The Sahara pizza is the best and 1 is never enough. We ordered 1 from each category n found each of them was...More

Thank EliseAlice
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We saw Ali Baba from across the road as we walked up from the overcrowded Eat Street. I was expecting another Kebab shop but was pleasantly surprised by the different Berber style food offered in this Tunisian cafe run by a friendly Berber family who...More

Thank NgaiterangiS
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our son loves the kebabs here and we eat here regularly. The Kascrute is our favourite but all the meals are delicious! The service is great. A nice place to dine in. Highly recommend Ali Baba to others. 😃😃😃

Thank Sunshine07121996354
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying local at a motel, and popped I. To grab a couple of meals takeaway. They were super busy, and a little stressed so it would’be been easy to rush it out with no love... but it was amazing food! The owner was...More

Thank Traveler09576767010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food. Amazing flavours. Great friendly service. True value for money. Highly recommend. Would definitely visit again.

Thank TheJims2280
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time dining here and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. So much delicious flavour! Great service too. Thank you :)

Thank L_S_Brunt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there with my wife for our 20th anniversary on the 19th of October 2018, we had the special pizza and kebab. The food was wonderful. The service from the owner himself and his assistant were superb too! Definitely will recommend this place to...More

Thank Scenic55238131811
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food, good prices, and friendly service. Staff was helpful (and honest) in helping us decide what to get. The kascrute was amazing, sort of like a Tunisian quesadilla but with falafel or kebab and delicious flavors. Also enjoyed the rice plates and salad.

Thank SonaCederquist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Monday we visited Ali Baba’s in Rotorua and could see what all the fuss was about. I had the mixed kebab and it was the best kebab I’ve had while my wife had the Kruskut and was delighted she made that choice. What a...More

Thank Zane B
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13 September 2017|
Response from Victor I |
Yes! There's falafel
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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$3 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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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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