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Jl. Soekarno Hatta | Flores 86554, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia
+62 385 41083
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Bitung, Indonesia
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Our first experience was really OK, Good menu selection, good prices, and good food. OK it took over 45 minutes to get served even though we were the only customers, but OK this is Indonesia... We gave it a second chance... Again a super long wait, but we knew this right.... After nearly an hour we decided to have a... More 

Thank Robendebopavontuur
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I had dinner there and ordered the house specialty fried rice. Portion was good, but a tad too salty for my liking. Menu selection was quite good for a local-run restaurant, service levels was acceptable. There was only one staff doing floor service and I think he also prepared the drinks. Big plus point : really nice views facing the... More 

Thank audmraz
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

It was pouring rain so we thought we would kill two birds and stay dry and have dinner. We did stay dry... The fun ended there. Refused to go in rain to get beer out of fridge. We went across the road to supermarket for beer. Took order then we waited in the din (pouring rain on tin roof). About... More 

Thank PaulaTamworth
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123 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Great food, I loved their pizza but everything on their menu is gteat. For Indonesia I think this is one of the best organiized restaurants! Really impressive how well controlled and efficient the staff work around and with each other. A pleasure to see! We had several meals breakfast, lunch and dinner and every time we enjoyed the same friendly... More 

Thank Hieke W
Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Located on cape of Flores in the center of the town with really nice place to enjoy the sunset. get the food before sunset time at 06.00 PM of local time. Food was really nice and taste. I like all the menu and ordered different during stay there.

Thank komodotours
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We visited Matahari a couple of times just for a drink and to watch the sun go down. Staff we always pleasant and served us promptly. The fresh juice served was excellent particularly the papaya. We did have nasi goreng here one night and it was not great. Still worth a visit for a drink and the view if nothing... More 

Thank Jcg826
Gosford, Australia
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

Like others before me the only good thing about this place is the view, but there are other options and hopefully better food. I am sure I ordered a chicken curry. But after waiting a while my meal came in a large bowl plus rice. Waitress must have misunderstood me because there was no chicken and it was not a... More 

Thank Ray H
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37 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Looked like a nice setting but service was shocking, it was like they couldn't care less if we were there or not. There was only one other customer and our food took forever to come, we ended up getting up and leaving to eat somewhere else. Do not recommend.

Thank Hana C
Kampot Province, Cambodia
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2016

(Sunset) views are amazing. People are nice. Food is good enough. When wr had lunch there was no chef, they came to tell us after half an hour. But round about dinnertime there was a chef and we had dinner against a beautiful backdrop with romantic su set.

Thank aal b
Portland, Maine
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

We ate here one night after a recommendation and real wish we hadn't. While the views of the water are nice, the dishes were small and expensive. We left after eating and had to go eat again somewhere else to fill us up! Service was very very slow too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Soekarno Hatta | Flores 86554, Labuan Bajo, Flores, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  East Nusa Tenggara  >  Flores  >  Labuan Bajo
  • Phone Number: +62 385 41083

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?