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Nelayan Restaurant

Jl Samudera | Pantai Padang Area, Padang, Indonesia
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Ranked #11 of 109 Restaurants in Padang
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  • English first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Jakarta, Indonesia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This place is opposite the beach, from the 2nd floor we still can see the nice view of the sea. The seafood is good, the restaurant atmosphere is conservative chinese restaurant. Good for a big family gathering.

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St. Thomas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

seafood greatly overpriced. $25US per kg for a mud crab. took 40 minutes to prepare my nasi goering. Place is popular with bus tour groups.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

The fish dishes are ok, buttered fried shrimp is better. The sauce for the crab with Padang sauce is too sweet, but the crab soup is tasteless.

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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Food here is well executed Chinese seafood, although nothing special. The place is enormous and the service suffers because of it.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Very good seafood in Padang. They have big crab. The fish and prawns is very fresh. The waiter is very slow maybe new guy. But overall it's very good restaurant

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Fremantle, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I have friends who fly their office staff to Padang for one night in a hotel just so they can eat at the Nelayan. The top end seafood dishes are to die for. Ask the price first as some seafood is very seasonal (like mud crabs) and the price can change a bit. For sure an experience not to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

This place is expensive for Padang but we had some great whole fish with chilis. It's right on Padang beach so you can catch the sunset, and they serve beer.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Great sunsets, prompt service and fresh seafood make this my go-to stop every time I visit Padang. A tray of fish, crab and lobster is brought to your table - you select what you want and how it is to be prepared. I love the garlic chili sauce on the fish and prefer the sweet mud crab steamed with no... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

The food was decent but nothing to shout about. The local restaurant next to Nelayan probably has better value. But Nelayan has an air-conditioned 2nd floor from which you will see a spectacular sunset.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

The food is very good, they bring a selection of fresh fishes to your table, you chose the one you want and they'll cook it for you. however it can get very expensive. The service is normal, nothing out of the extraordinary.

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Address: Jl Samudera | Pantai Padang Area, Padang, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  West Sumatra  >  Padang

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