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Jl. A. Mappanyuki 64, Rantepao, Indonesia
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Description: Café Aras is een nieuw restaurant in de hoofdstraat van Rantepao. De...
Café Aras is een nieuw restaurant in de hoofdstraat van Rantepao. De eigenaar, Aras (arasparura@yahoo.com) is tevens een soort hoofd van de gidsen in de stad en handelt in antiek. Het restaurant is mooi ingericht met veel antieke versieringen aan de muren.Op de kaart staan zowel Indonesische (inclusief Toraja) gerechten als Westerse gerechten (steaks, pasta, pizza). Wij hebben er twee maal heerlijk gegeten, zijn ook Australiërs tegen gekomen die dolenthousiast waren over de steaks, maar ook het Indonesische eten was erg lekker.Ik had ook de indruk dat er veel gasten waren die na één bezoek vrijwel elke dag dat ze in Rantepao zijn daar eten.Is zeer zeker een vermelding waard. Iets duurder restaurant, maar zeker het beste waar ik in Rantepao gegeten heb.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excelent food and friendly staffs

Nice place with profesional services, well decorated with traditional equipements and rationable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
john M
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Rantepao, Indonesia
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Considered one of the best places to eat in Rantepao, Cafe Aras is nothing more than just average. The food menu is suitable for vegetarians, with some salads and things. Get any salad with sauce on the side because it's just Mayo and ketchup mixed together. It's as vile as it reads. Order some fries maybe and put it to... More 

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Rantepao, Indonesia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice place with profesional services, well decorated with traditional equipements and rationable prices.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

They serve good food and cold beer in cold glasses.we wantend to sit outside but because of the mosquitos we had to go inside. We went several times because we tried another restaurant but were not please so we decided to go back to our first choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Excellent food and juices. Reasonable prices. Aras is a great guy as are the guys that are there in the evening... a wonderful evening of guitar and singing. Most are guides but there is no pressure for trips... lots of good tips and an opportunity to go on a tour with one of them if you wish. Other travellers to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We ate vegetarian spaghetti and sate babi, both were quite nice. We've heard you should try the local chicken/pork with bamboo dishes there also.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Good local & western food, delicious juices, mostly foreign visitors. Wifi made up for all the bad bandwidth we had elsewhere.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Cafe Aras is the most famous in Rantepao. they have very friendly staff, good food and yes, cold beer with cold glasses. try the pork with toraja sauce, its so delicious.

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Rantepao, Indonesia
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Enjoy the food while listening the music by the customer or guides...I like so much to spend my time there...sometime later,I'll be back soon...I hope so...cayooooo

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

More than restaurant! Delicious food and favor coffee. You can enjoy the part of Toraja's Art in here. There are some molding in the wall. And the owner really friendly and very helpful to giving you tourists information, to tell about the culture of Toraja, and about this Land. There is WIFI free in here.

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Darwen, UK
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

A good 'tourist' restaurant with a wide choice of dishes. The food is well presented and tasty. A good choice if you don't fancy going too local!

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Address: Jl. A. Mappanyuki 64, Rantepao, Indonesia
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sulawesi  >  South Sulawesi  >  Rantepao
Cuisine: International

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. A. Mappanyuki 64, Rantepao, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sulawesi  >  South Sulawesi  >  Rantepao

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

Café Aras is een nieuw restaurant in de hoofdstraat van Rantepao. De eigenaar, Aras (arasparura@yahoo.com) is tevens een soort hoofd van de gidsen in de stad en handelt in antiek. Het restaurant is mooi ingericht met veel antieke versieringen aan de muren.Op de kaart staan zowel Indonesische (inclusief Toraja) gerechten als Westerse gerechten (steaks, pasta, pizza). Wij hebben er twee maal heerlijk gegeten, zijn ook Australiërs tegen gekomen die dolenthousiast waren over de steaks, maar ook het Indonesische eten was erg lekker.Ik had ook de indruk dat er veel gasten waren die na één bezoek vrijwel elke dag dat ze in Rantepao zijn daar eten.Is zeer zeker een vermelding waard. Iets duurder restaurant, maar zeker het beste waar ik in Rantepao gegeten heb.

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