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Jalan Ahmad Yani, Bukittinggi, Indonesia
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night around 8 pm, no problem to get a table. Some of the servers can speak English, but it doesn't really matter because you only need to order your drink, then the rest of the food arrives in small dishes and you eat what you want. The food tasted good, my favorites: daun singkong... More 

Thank caroline t
Aix-en-Provence, France
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29 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

I went twice to the restaurant opposite the clock tower; the best place to sit is by the window overlooking the tower and busy square. It is open at all hours and always full but the place is huge, the service rapid and the quality reliable. I had gadoh-gadoh, the must-try rendang sapi and a few vegetables, the best being... More 

Thank Cerise171909
Medan, Indonesia
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Most convenient place to try regional specialty Ampiang Dadiah, glutinous rice topped with local buffalo yoghurt and palm sugar. Delightful early breakfast menu at 7.30!

Thank Anditan2014
Ipoh, Malaysia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Food is delicious but a little expensive compared to other restaurant which we visited and had lunch/dinner.

Thank Shah N
Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

According to CNN, Rendang Padang is the best food in the world. I agree with such an assessment, although I am not a person from Padang or West Sumatra. Since I was a child, I always found that the Rendang Padang is the best food for my tongue. However, among this kind delicious food, the Rendang Padang provided by the... More 

Thank Wishanggoro
Jakarta, Indonesia
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907 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 539 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This restaurant is located at the main entry road from Padang to Bukittingi not far from famous "Jam Gadang". The variety of foods are just like in other Padang food, and its famous dish is Beef Rendang. Usually it is open until late night.

1 Thank Darnel-HDI
Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This is the original Simpang Raya which has started a chain of parang resturants in Jakarta. It's a good expereince but unfortunately all the waiters were smoking while serving and other customers who smoke had little regard for children and were blowing their second hand smoke in our direction... But this is common in Indonesia. Probably better to sit upstairs... More 

Thank Will F
Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The Restaurant located directly in front of Jam Gadang, the first impression is old and rusty but it has quite clean table and tableware. Choose the 2nd Floor for your best eating experience since you can see Jam Gadang very clearly and crowd surrounding. If you know what you want to it, you can order directly but you can have... More 

Thank Ace A
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Well the waiter will come to table and place all the food they have in the kitchen. you selected what food you like to eat and then at the end they take back if you have not touched to serve back again after re heating to another customer. Well that the different food culture. But every dish is very homemade... More 

Thank sumantakundu
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

maybe it is not the best but the food is delicious and affordable. you can find 4-5 branches of this restaurant in bukittinggi and they serve food quite fast

Thank ajjr79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Indonesian, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Ahmad Yani, Bukittinggi, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  West Sumatra  >  Bukittinggi

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