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Restaurant Garuda

Jl. Gajah Mada no. 8, Medan, Indonesia
+62 (061) 4520706
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Ranked #16 of 227 Restaurants in Medan
Cuisines: Indonesian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

Garda Restaurant is supposedly a legendary Padang-Melayu food restaurant, but I didn't find anything extraordinary there. Overall, the food is good, but no specific distinction with other reputable yet cheaper chains like Sederhana. Even gulai kepala kakap, their signature dish, just taste OK.

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Medan, Indonesia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Best taste for masakan padang in medan. If you're looking for the Indonesia traditional taste this would be the best restaurant in medan. The price is high tough, but if you have small budget, easy, buy the food to take away... You can mix the food you want, and its cheap.. Enjoy...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We arrived in Medan expecting some great Padang food at Garuda but were disappointed with the food. Moreover, the price was very high. There was a playground for children so that was a nice touch.

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Medan, Indonesia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Minang-Melayu cooking, a blend of two most delicious cooking style in sumatra (in my opinion) perfectly personafied in the hands of the cooks in Garuda Restaurant, though the restaurant exist outside Medan, it's a must eat right here where it all begin on every traveller's visiting Medan agenda.

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Medan, Indonesia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Taste is okay, sometimes the food served is cold but we can always ask them to heat it. Used to be the best padang food.

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denpasar
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

If you like tasty Padang Food, go in this restaurant. Price quite high but quality on the plate for you to tasty.

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Melaka, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

There are a lot of roadside restaurants in Medan that serve yummy and cheap Minang Cuisine, however sometimes you may need a better environment with air-conditioner provided for a special night, then you may choose Restaurant Garuda. The taste of their food is similar to those roadside restaurants, but the feeling of having Minang Cuisine in such a beautiful environment... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Hard white rice, good thing is the smoking and non-smoking area is segregated. But the white rice is hard.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013 via mobile

For me, its better than sederhana padang resto. Coconut oil in the foods not to much. Kikil cabe hijau and ikan kakap is my favourite. Try to avoid buying padang in garuda sharp at lunch break for take away. You will have to wait for sometime till the waitresses come to your number. Any how, take away more cheaper than... More 

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Singapore
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I am a nasi Padang lover and hence is particular about the taste of the dishes. Personally I feel this place is overrated. I am not sure why people overly hyped about it. The taste was ok but not until 5 stars. To add insult to injury, it is way over priced! You can easily find better food with very... More 

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Address: Jl. Gajah Mada no. 8, Medan, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 (061) 4520706
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
Cuisine: Indonesian

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