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Tip Top Restaurant

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Jl. Ahmad Yani, Medan 20111, Indonesia
+62 61 4532042
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 146
    Very good
  • 69
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
remembering the past through cuisine...& never regret to feel blue...

Tip Top Restaurant, an old restaurant (world war 2), i really recommend for you who like cuisines when dutch colonial era in indonesia. no need to feel hurry to try this restaurant, because it's a CENTER of medan. i passed it by more than 3-4 times A DAY in medan city. you can imagine if you are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
jefratj
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
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English first
Boxmeer, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The restaurant has without doubt a good atmosphere. And yes, it took some time to get served and especially when you are in a quite big group. But, that is everywhere on Sumatra. The Rendang meal was spiced good; however it might be a little bit spicier. The meat was good, but maybe a little bit too far cooked. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My colleague said this is the oldest resto. Opened in 1929. It is good for hang out. But the taste of the foods is average. Mosquitos bite me along my dinner time. They cook their food with ancient way and traditional spices. They have Indonesian and Chinese food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

one of the most oldest and historical restaurant in medan. located just opposite tjong afie's mansion. what you must try in tip top is the special fried rice. chicken steak. and off course you must try the classic cake. they are the only bakery in medan who are still using bamboo oven to make the cake. the flavour and smell... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Tip Top Restaurant, an old restaurant (world war 2), i really recommend for you who like cuisines when dutch colonial era in indonesia. no need to feel hurry to try this restaurant, because it's a CENTER of medan. i passed it by more than 3-4 times A DAY in medan city. you can imagine if you are in medan city... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The best chicken steak in town!!!,i really love their steak sauce,the taste is very good,and the chicken also very juicy and tender,they also offers many kind of food,drink,dessert,and cake...

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Vejle, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The restaurant is full of charm and soul due to its old history. But the service from the staff was horrible - none existing. The food was decent, but to expensive compared to the value.

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JAKARTA
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Colonial style restaurant, which still preserve their appearance. Compare to the same style restaurant in other town like Toko Oen in Semarang, Ragusa in Jakarta & Zangrandi in Surabaya, this restaurant has a reasoanable price. The black coffee (Rp 19k) & the Nougat ice cream (Rp 14k) were very good....but the cake was so so (around 5k/piece). Definetely would come... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Its sense of tradition and quality of ice-cream. Its bustly on a busy one way street, but has stayed the same forever. Food quality is good. Fried Kwe Tiau Goreng and a bottle of Bintang go down wonders.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Classic colonial style restaurant. Food was alright n tried the moorkop ice cream. Unique. Will try again if visiting again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

TIPTOP is open till late..last order is 10.05 pm and it was great to know we can have a delish dinner after landing late in medan..u should try the bistik lidah its delish and soft also i.loved their ice cream..its simple yet melt in ur mouth ice cream..yum!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. Ahmad Yani, Medan 20111, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
  • Phone Number: +62 61 4532042

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dutch, European
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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