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Pondok Tempo Doeloe

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Jl. Raya Juanda - Waru Sidoarjo, Surabaya, Indonesia
+62 31 8688000
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

I ordered Kambing Oven and Nasi Liwet for my lunch. I thought those food would be served hot (from the oven/stove). Unfortunately, I found those food served cold. Not even warm.

Thank iyoskusuma
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Nice place, nice food, very friendly and polite staff. The restaurant is clean and suitable for big group and family.

Thank Nur Faezah R
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88 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We are not familiar with indonesian food and not a big fan of fish so we went for fried rice with lamb and fried chicken rice. We can say that street food stalls cook better at very cheaper price. Place is exclusive and accomodating but the price and food put us off.

Thank RuffusAdam
Bekasi, Indonesia
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278 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

We had brunch here for closing our workshop in Surabaya. We choose this restaurant because of its large and its location is close to the airport, so we can manage our time better before we leave the city. The food is good, price is reasonable and food ready quickly. Service also good.

Thank Samuelpas
Penang Island, Malaysia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

Well lit, airy, and spacious. Nicely located along main road leading to Pasuruan and across a few budget hotels. Went at almost 9pm - place was not busy. Good food, good portion, good service, reasonable price and big plus for us, travellers, is the bakery corner which was a great alternative to those yet to appreciate rich, spicy food. Non-spicy... More 

Thank Ellsy B
Surabaya, Indonesia
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

Good indonesian foods, price is affordable, wheb lunch time, the place is super busy, a little bit not comfortable with the situation.

Thank Budi Utomo S W
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

If youre looking for indonesian food , maybe this one can be your alternative . They have a good taste , but lack of choice . They focus on chicken and fish only . Please add more menu and cleanlines need to improve

1 Thank Foodbucks
Jakarta, Indonesia
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

having lunch with colleague at this place was satisfied. Near with juanda airport, and easy access from surabaya, make this restaurant very strategis. Good price, good serve and services. Its good for you who wanna try a traditional food in Java.

1 Thank DanielSusilo
Jakarta, Indonesia
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2014

Lots of choices in the restaurant. Fresh and delicious. Price are reasonable and the taste are terrific. Love it.

Thank Deasy2712
Jakarta, Indonesia
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

Authentic and must-try resto in Surabaya. The one which pretty crowded is the one near the airport. Most of the visitors are eating with colleagues or clients, I guess. I also saw some foreign people here. Recommended: Tahu Tek and Rujak Cingur (taste it for the 1st time here and decide that I don't like this kind of food, but... More 

1 Thank Cindyramitha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Raya Juanda - Waru Sidoarjo, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya
  • Phone Number: +62 31 8688000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?