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Lae Lae

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

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Reasonable Price, suitable for dining with a group of four or more

This is probably one of the most visited restaurant in the city of Makassar. Deep fried, stir fried seafood are taste quite okay.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
Jakarta Selatan
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Jakarta Selatan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is probably one of the most visited restaurant in the city of Makassar. Deep fried, stir fried seafood are taste quite okay.

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Just because this place have opened for a long time, doesn't mean it's worth to visit. I've came here since i was a child. Nothing changed. I do not recommend this place, since it's hot and disgusting. Literally, 0% of hygiene. Way to overpriced, overcooked dish. The cook overcooked a water spinach, yes, green vegetables are overcooked. What's worse? Rats.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Quite honestly the worst meal imaginable. The whole place is dirty and covered in flies. We paid 200,000rph for cold old rice with cremated fish and no other flavours of any kind unless you include the strange fly covered sauces that are just sitting around. There are stacks and stacks of dirty plates in bowls on the floor and all... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We came here by the recommendation of the Lonely Planet guide. Seafood is OK but nothing special. The tables and floor are dirty because the locals throw everything on the floor (like in whole Sulawesi). There are flies everywhere and it is unappetizing. There are no prices so for the tourists it is probably more (as opposed to all the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a very popular, affordable grilled seafood joint (ikan baker). Like most of these restaurants, you order your seafood from a large tray when you enter the restaurant and they grill it for you and bring it to your table. The place is pretty disorganized, and the service is not very good. Seating is at very long tables, and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Like any other seafood place in the city, you chose what you eat from the coolboxes. Fresh, simple, local people seems to like this place, nothing extraordinary, taste and price are decent, you can use this place as the safe choice

Surabaya, Indonesia
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The food is fresh, but not many types of fish choice. Grilled fish tasted plain, sauce not spicy enough.

Goulburn and Surrounds, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I've been here three times & the food is fresh & delicious. Most of the diners are locals & their families. Excellent food, a true

Saltillo, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Is a very simple place...but i think is one of the best places to eat sea food in Makassar, you will find shrimp, fish, octupus, calamari....everything fresh, prices cheap for the queality and great taste....one of my favorites in Makassar

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Makassar, Indonesia
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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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Restaurant Details

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

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  • Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian


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