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Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways

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Mediterranean, Tunisian
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1146 Tutanekai St | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 2983
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I absolutely love Ali Baba's Chicken Kebabs, they are so fresh and tasty. Always served with a friendly smile and a chat. Rotorua is very lucky to have such a high class of food, service and dining experiences from the great team at Ali Baba's.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Rotorua, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I absolutely love Ali Baba's Chicken Kebabs, they are so fresh and tasty. Always served with a friendly smile and a chat. Rotorua is very lucky to have such a high class of food, service and dining experiences from the great team at Ali Baba's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Decided to walk around Rotorua town center. Found Ali Baba Tunisian takeaways. Sat down and enjoyed the most delicious meal I've had for a while. Tender lamb berber with rice. Wonderful hosts, great meal. Would recommend for a cheap dinner.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Although the restaurant is spacious or very fancy, if you are someone who is looking for exotic food that doesn't cost you a fortune, this is one of the best restaurant you can choose in this town! I visited this restaurant with my wife and we had our food in the restaurant. Great food, full of exotic flavor and pizza... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

first of all the food is halal, fast service, perfect original Mediterranean crusine. quiet place, small but really friendly and detailed service provided. been living here local and not one day was a fail im a happy customer for two years cause im in love with these guys Pasta Menu highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My wife and I found Ali Baba's on our first night in Rotorua - loved the delicious Berber plate. Lovely, family owned and great pride taken in their food, the authentic atmosphere and warm service. Returned the next day with our daughter who had spend time in Tunisia and enjoyed Ramzi's reflections of his home and could not leave without... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Ali babas never disappoints! Always tasty and really well priced. Ventured out and tried the pizza for this first time it was delish! Best kebab place in town

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Friendly Service. Casual but nice atmosphere with nice Tunisian touches. Amazing Falafel. Highly recommended if you are looking for a quick, tasty and cheap eat in Rotorua.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Saturday night around 6:30 and the place had a 40 min wait on mains. 2 people, probably the owners making a whole array of dishes while their confident son of 11 or 12 taking customer orders. We were in a rush so no chance of waiting the 40 mins for mains, so two chicken kebabs ordered. Good array of salad... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Rude staff and the berber rice was gluggy, looked like it has been thrown in the container and stomped on and inedible. Makes me wonder if the owner writes these reviews because to say this is the best restaurant in Rotorua is an outright lie. Trip Asvisor you'd be wise to check who writes these reviews. This place is dull... More 

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ramzi2015, Owner at Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways, responded to this review

Thank you for submitting your review. Rude??? I wonder in which way - we are polite at all times, never disrespectful to anyone - did you feel this because you just didn't like us just because of your feeling? Certainly not because of any of our actions that for certain. When you judge the food - which is cooked fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The best restaurant I've eaten at in Rotorua . Nice services and friendly Manager . The pizza is the best and the kaskrot is awesome . In terms of the place is in the heart of the town and so good to eat and have meals at . I definitely recommend it to everyone . it's worth it 😘

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Additional Information about Ali Baba's Tunisian Takeaways

Address: 1146 Tutanekai St | Central City, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-348 2983
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Tunisian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1146 Tutanekai St | 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Tunisian

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