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Matahari

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Jl. Soekarno Hatta | Flores 86554, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia
0385 41083
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Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Simple restaurant

Food not bad actually, service could be better. Overall just fine, not a place for couple dinner, mostly just place to eat.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
kvant83
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Suwon, South Korea
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  • Dining on a budget
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44 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Suwon, South Korea
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66 reviews 66 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Food not bad actually, service could be better. Overall just fine, not a place for couple dinner, mostly just place to eat.

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belgium
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183 reviews 183 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

View over the harbour was nice, and the beer was cold! But service was slow and indifferent, even as we were the only customers! After a visit to the very dirty toilet we wisely decided to just have drinks here and eat elsewhere!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

very unproffesional staffs, waiting for food to come for ages, the cashier always play with his cellphone and put his feet on the desk. The food was to oily.

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Florence, Italy
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

the restaurant looks very appealing, we had dinner in a sort of terrace with view to the bay. The quality of the food is in the average, the cleanliness not exciting.

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Valencia, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I was at the Matahari "hotel" one week. 7 days. When I needed something it was very difficult to talk with them because they don't know almost english. They try but isn't enough. Also, the room was "terrible". The mosquito net was broken. VERY broken. And we had cockroach and a big rat (this last in the stairs). And the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Why? Awesome view of the sunset... But I made the mistake of ordering food here (local food too!!). So there's no reason for the local food to be so bad. The curry is too watery (imagine coconut milk + chicken soup)... And the mi goreng were cooked in canned-bean sauce!!! How can they screw up mi goreng??!! It's their national... More 

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Pataskala, Ohio
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98 reviews 98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We decided to have lunch before we headed off to the airport. We had walked pass here several times and decided to stop for lunch on the last day in town. I think we both regretted that decision. The service was really slow. It was only us and another couple in the restaurant. It is a big place and does... More 

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Portugal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Better come when u're not in a rush. Before sunset is the perfect time because the restaurant is set up above the water, facing the horizon. They serve both Indonesian and Western Food here. When we didn't have plan or simply when we wanted to enjoy some relaxing time, me and my husband liked to sit for hours from tea... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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288 reviews 288 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
315 helpful votes 315 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have nothing special to say about this restaurant. We were the only customers and it took forever to get our food. Some of the food was not fully cooked. The rest was just average. Our waiter was very good and friendly though (even though he was new). The price? A little too expensive for what was offered. Other than... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Too many Italian places in Labuan Bajo - this felt more original and the fish (tuna) and squid were great. Good value

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. Soekarno Hatta | Flores 86554, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  East Nusa Tenggara  >  Flores  >  Labuan Bajo
  • Phone Number: 0385 41083

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indonesian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget

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