We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

BPK Tesalonika

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Jl. Jamin Ginting No. 103 Simpang Selayang, Medan, Indonesia
+62 818464888
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 19: English reviews
St. Petersburg, Russia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here EVERYTIME I visited the city. If I don't mind my colesterol, I'd be here everyday.. It was just so crisp and tender. HUGE portion and at a very economic price. (500gr for less than USD 3) Consider the "babi merah" if you don't like intestines.

Helpful?
Thank si_masbro
Level Contributor
13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

One of the finest Batak traditional food. You can by the grilled pork either by small plate or in KGs. Price are cheap considering the taste and the size of the serving. They provide delivery order to the hotel or Airport as well !!

Helpful?
Thank Keisar T
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This place didnt impressed me with the babi panggang ... but with the hospitality of its employee... i came when it was raining... the employee quickly grabbed an umbrella and wont let me go to my car without it. Great service from them.

Helpful?
Thank Devin C
Medan, Indonesia
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is one of the most famous non-halal restaurant in Medan. They served Delicious Karo's styled Grilled Pork, Soup, and other Karo Traditional menus in very affordable price. Good Food & Good Price... Yummmm

Helpful?
Thank Linda S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for quick lunch , the roast pork look more like the original bbq minus the sauce , we only tried this and the vegetable that came with the pork .

Helpful?
Thank awen00
Surabaya, Indonesia
Level Contributor
31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

I could not say the food is bad, it is just a so-so, average. You wouldnt be disappointed about the taste if you not expect too much. They are quite popular in Medan and have some branches. If you want to taste bataknese traditional food, it worth to be tried.

Helpful?
Thank rinadebora
Medan, Indonesia
Level Contributor
47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

This is it. For all of your pork lover, this will be your heaven. BPK short for babi panggang karo (Karo's roasted pork) it has the best pork in medan, if you wish to come here, come earlier because it will be very crowded when lunch break. You could choose 2 type of pork: putih(white - consist mostly of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vicky_Himura
Bogor, Indonesia
Level Contributor
59 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

It has the best BPK in town. BPK is a special roast pork from Karo, Medan. Eat while it's hot, with rice and the soup.

Helpful?
Thank bethaniaphung
Medan, Indonesia
Level Contributor
26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great Fork, please do not leave Medan city without visiting this place. it so amazing taste and it so blended with the tongue. only one word is come out from our mouth when we finishing eating, that is PERFECT.

Helpful?
Thank Medan Adventure T
Jayapura, Indonesia
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

For those who love to eat Pork, must be agree that Babi Panggang Karo (BPK) is the best pork barbecue. In Medan, actually there are many BPK restaurants but the famous one is BPK Tesalonika. Many tourists bring BPK Tesalonika as gift. But, I think the taste is average. I prefer BPK Daud or BPK Ola Kisat.

Helpful?
1 Thank Ivan M

Travelers who viewed BPK Tesalonika also viewed

 
Medan, North Sumatra
 

Been to BPK Tesalonika? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Jamin Ginting No. 103 Simpang Selayang, Medan, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
  • Phone Number: +62 818464888

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from BPK Tesalonika staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?