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Lae Lae

Indonesian
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Datu Musseng 8, Makassar, Indonesia
+62 0411 334326
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Late Night

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  • 13
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    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 6
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not tasty at all

For me,i do not like what they serve,you can find many sea food restaurant around the street,not spicy and not a friendly place

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Rinriv
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Makassar, Indonesia
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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114 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Makassar, Indonesia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

For me,i do not like what they serve,you can find many sea food restaurant around the street,not spicy and not a friendly place

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Spokane
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This week I made two trips to Lae Lae. This is a popular local eatery which one goes to for the fresh grilled fish, not for atmosphere. You start out by picking out your fish from the cooler. Then make your way to one of the tables (most are quite large). I ordered rice and kankung (swamp spinach). The waiter... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The fish was not so spicy, and not so cheap. But they offer a various kind of fish, and fresh! Nice to try when visit Makassar

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I was expecting something special about this place. But the food here is just decent. You can find seafood like this in any other place.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

the hotel we stayed is beside this restaurant, they said this is pretty famous in makassar so we tried & it really is! The seafood is fresh, so it is tasty but cheap. Will come again when i came to makassar again

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PARIS
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It looks like a big canteen. People eats with their hands. And the floor gets trashy with what they throw on the floor. I, a vegeterian, had 2 good vegetables dishes out of a larger choice. For the fish, it looked overgrilled but customers seem to like it. My friend had grilled chicken that smelled fish, of course they use... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We ate here often while in Makassar. You get to choose your own seafood which they then BBQ. It's fun sitting at the long tables and meeting the locals who turn up in great numbers to eat here. The food is superb and the staff helpful with suggestions (even though most don't speak English).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I'm not a big fan of seafood... So, when they offer me for fish, I deny it, so I choose a roasted prawn (udang bakar) with rice... The prawn taste fresh and they serve it with 3 different kind of sauce... I love the peanut sauce, and tomato sauce... It gives a deep flavored, but I found the chili sauce... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The restaurant location is near the losari beach, just in front of our hotel, Fave Hotel Daeng Tompo. The seafood is very delicious, simple BBQ with 3 kind of sambals (chilli sauce). According to a friend, Lae Lae is still consider cheap in Makassar, and definitely must try if you come to Makassar!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Although Lea Lea doesn't look like much from the outside - and is hardly palatial on the inside, the food it serves is fresh and delicious. Choose your own fish from the ice buckets and then watch them get de-scaled, cleaned and grilled outside on the 'BBQ'. The Oleh-Oleh (fish roe with peppers grilled in Pandam leaf) is also excellent.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Datu Musseng 8, Makassar, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sulawesi  >  South Sulawesi  >  Makassar
  • Phone Number: +62 0411 334326

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indonesian

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