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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

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 57
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
MUST-VISIT

Established in 1929, Tip Top restaurant was a witness of the independence of Indonesia from Netherlands occupation. Located nearby most historical buildings in Medan, adorned with 20s architecture and ornaments, this restaurant has managed to put its name to the top of must-visit restaurants in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
ricciadam
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Medan, Indonesia
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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233 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Any
English first
Medan, Indonesia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Established in 1929, Tip Top restaurant was a witness of the independence of Indonesia from Netherlands occupation. Located nearby most historical buildings in Medan, adorned with 20s architecture and ornaments, this restaurant has managed to put its name to the top of must-visit restaurants in Medan. Variety of menus to choose from (western, local, chinese) including delicious cakes and homemade... More 

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Medan, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Tip Top is one of our family favorite restaurant in Medan. The restaurant offered western, chinesse and Indonesian food. Tip top also famous for its cakes and ice cream. Right now...Tip Top Rest is one of tourist destination in Medan. Not just because their food, but because their old dutch colonial style building. And their location is in front of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The restaurant has existed for decades and thus the decoration is retro. It is always crowded with people dining in as well as packing cakes to go. The food itself is affordable but nothing to shout about.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

This place remembered us to colonial atmosphere in the past while enjoying the meal. The ice cream tasted nice and special because of this atmosphere

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I like the oldies style of this place,the interior ,eksterior , all the old picts of this resto showd its not change much. I amazed when washing my hands, saw the anthique hand dryer and it was working well.

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Tauranga
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Interesting surroundings and history but very average food for lunch. Didn't find it worth the hassle finding the restaurant

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jakarta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Must try their springroll and the mini tart with old receipes .The price also reasonable .Love it . Place near with the Chinese ancient house Tjong A Fie

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This place is just perfect!! The atmosphere was great, soooo romantic at night. Building and interior are old styled decorated. More importantly, super delicious dessert!!! I did not try the main course, but I definitely try the famous Java ice cream (mocca and rhum flavor) and several variants of cakes. The cakes are old styled, very different compared to the... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The food is so-so but this historical building definitely exudes a charm dated back from the colonial era. The service staff is not very friendly. I went around 3pm, there is hardly any customers there and I actually expected a better service.

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This is the first real meal we have and definitely not disappointing, Cumi-cumi is the word that remain in my head for a while - its actually cuttlefish. Great ambiance, not too crowded for lunch and the waiters are friendly. Will definitely come back.

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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
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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