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Reviewed March 21, 2019

If you are looking for a local specialty, this eatery is a must visit. Pallu basa is a traditional Makassar-style soup. The broth is thick and rich with flavor, as it's mixed with a spiced-grated coconut (serundeng). You can choose from a wide range of...selection: beef cheek, liver, meat, and other offal. For the ultimate bombshell, you can opt to add your pallu basa with an egg-yolk (it's called "alas" in the local language). A raw egg-yolk will be added to the hot broth, so it will be half-cooked and thickened up the broth even more. The service is generally quick, and the price is affordable.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Pallu basa is one of the traditional foods in Makassar. The famous one is Pallu basa Serigala (located near pallubasa onta). I’ve tasted both and the taste is just the same (in my opinion). The soup has coconut taste, tasty but not my favorite. but...they gave the big chunks of meatMore

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed January 4, 2018

People often say by Palbas (it refer to Pallu Basa). This Palbas isn't use camel (onta) as main dishes of the palbas. Since this restaurant is located in Jalan Onta, so it's called by Pallu Basa Onta.

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

The food is special and tastier. It's the one of famous culinary at Makassar, slightly different with coto Makassar

Date of visit: April 2016
Reviewed December 16, 2016

Initially we went to Pallubasa Serigala located at Serigala street but it was so packed that our driver drove us to the next restaurant serving the same dish, which is this one. Pallubasa Onta has a bigger space and looked more comfortable than the previous...restaurant we stopped by at. A lot of locals eat here. Service is very quick and they'll you if you want it with egg or not. I ordered my soup with egg and I was surprised to find that the egg was raw, but I ate it anyway. Taste is kind of similar to Coto Makassar but meatier. After adding a bit of salt, sambal and lime it tasted wayyy better. Portion is a bit small which is normal for this particular soup dish but it's still reasonable for the price.More

Date of visit: December 2016
Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Been here for the first time. Dining room was huge but not to clean. It was a habit from customer and stewardwss to dispose tissue on the floor. Pallubasa meat a little bit hard, the soup not to spicy. I like Pallubasa Serigala compare Pallubasa...Onta.More

Date of visit: March 2016
Reviewed December 20, 2015

First time tried Pallu Basa here and I was hooked. The portion may a bit small for some people, but for me that's enough. For next visit I'll try the Serigala one.

Date of visit: December 2015
Reviewed October 11, 2015

The broth was thick, and it was more spicy than other Pallu Basa. I like it more than any other Pallu Basa restaurant

Date of visit: October 2015
Reviewed January 15, 2015

I love the Pallu Basa although my friend didn't really like it. It has similar base to Coto but it has fried shredded coconut meat which makes the Pallu Basa has different taste, more tastier than Coto. The place is spacious and airy. The service...is fast Would definitely go backMore

Date of visit: January 2015
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Pallu Basa Onta is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4