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Ali's Roti Restaurant

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Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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1188 Blue Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02126-1819
(617) 298-9850
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Best Roti Place in Boston

I have become more of frequent visitor within the last year. Depending on the time you go you may have to wait in line for a little while. I like the fact that when I order my Vegetarian Roti I don't have to be concerned that meat products have contaminated my food because everything is cooked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have become more of frequent visitor within the last year. Depending on the time you go you may have to wait in line for a little while. I like the fact that when I order my Vegetarian Roti I don't have to be concerned that meat products have contaminated my food because everything is cooked separately in their designated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place is a must visit if you are in town, or live in Boston. Everything is delicious! But the goat bus-up-shop, with pumpkin, green beans, potato and chana sides is a must try!!!! OOHHH WEE!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Firstly the restaurant is really a take out joint with simple places for you to eat if you desire. However it has great authentic curries and roti. The lady owner that served me was extremely friendly and helpful in explaining all the different dishes that were available. I settled for a take out of the goat, boneless chicken and beef... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

Have been going to Ali's for almost 20 years, and the food has been consistently delicious every single time. Roti, Bus Up Shot, and all the fixings. My personal favorites are the curry potatoes, Chana, and pumpkin. Delectable combination of sweet and savory! Totally worth the parking challenges of Mattapan!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

It's really good. I've had the veggie roti and shrimp roti. They are both delicious. The hot pepper is extremely hot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I live in New Mexico and when I'm in Boston I head to Ali's for a Roti. I know seafood is king in Boston but it is the Roti I crave. Each vegetable and meat has a distinct flavor and texture so indigenous to island curries. The serving portions are very generous, the roti wrap is absolutely delicious and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

The food was very tasty and plenty of food provided. The lady was nice. We had take-out so we didn't care about the ambiance of the place, but do realize this isn't the nicest place. it's more of a corner-store restaurant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2008

Excellent caribbean food. The roti is a must try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2007

Delicious food and reasonably priced. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1188 Blue Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02126-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
  • Phone Number: (617) 298-9850

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Indian, Caribbean, Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?