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Ali's Roti Restaurant

1188 Blue Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02126-1819 (Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan)
(617) 298-9850
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Ranked #700 of 2,820 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $12
Cuisines: Barbecue, Caribbean, Indian
Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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Neighborhood: Dorchester / Roxbury / Mattapan
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

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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Boston, Massachusetts
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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104 reviews 104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
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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Newark, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Boston, MA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2007

Delicious food and reasonably priced. Highly recommended!

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