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Restaurant Garuda

Indonesian, Asian
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Jl. Gajah Mada no. 8, Medan, Indonesia
+62 (061) 4520706
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Good old spicy Sumatra style food

These was the oldest and most famous restaurant in Medan, they were usually for the rich only back in the past..the food is still good, and spicy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These was the oldest and most famous restaurant in Medan, they were usually for the rich only back in the past..the food is still good, and spicy.

Thank HeryAR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best Padang food is definitely not in Medan. Though, if you just like to have the touch of Padang food, this maybe a good replica. I'm tonally dislike the taste of food here and the keropok kulit sapi is not fresh. I wouldn't try for second time. This restaurant have many branch, I went to the one that is... More 

Thank Sherlyn C
Bandung, Indonesia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

One of favorite restoran to enjoy Padang (west Sumatra) food. Different than other most Padang food in other city, but this worth to dine

Thank MasJ-S39
Jakarta, Indonesia
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The best traditional Indonesia food in Medan, a lot of menu, the food is good, no question about that, but they are also the most expensive in town but worth it. Love it.

Thank ArtieHandayani
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My favorite restaurant since I was a child! Its Rendang never fails to satisfy my whole family's taste bud. Other favorite dishes include Ayam Pop (Pop fried chicken) and Ayam Goreng. It's a must-eat restaurant every time I go back to my hometown, Medan.

Thank Klaviers3
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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62 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

i was here with my extended families during our trip to medan and we were very happy with the food. the fried chicken is the best in town and we end up ordered more of it - totally recommended along with the juices. mind you that this restaurant only serve local foods - zero western food plus why on earth... More 

Thank LizzaHademi
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The best melayu Traditional restaurant in Medan. The taste of food almost similiar with Padang food. Has many variant menu of food

Thank sanggamsitorus2015
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had lunch at this exclusive restaurant. A must visit to have your lunch and or dinner here. The restaurant is clean and well design. The staffs were welcomming and friendly. The food were very good and well prepared, i recommend to especially family to visit.

Thank Mokhtar A
Singapore, Singapore
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Good selection of dishes, excellent Indonesian courtesy and simply delicious food. Try their grilled prawns!

Thank Rachel R
Medan, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

You have to try to have your lunch or dinner here. Expensive ? Yes for sure ! but the AYAM POP (CHICKEN POP) is worth to try.

Thank John C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indonesian, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups

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