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Bolu Meranti

#1 of 19 Dessert in Medan
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Jalan Kruing No. 2K, Medan 20211, Indonesia
+62 61 4538217
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a must to buy as souvenir from Medan. It was really crowded for... EVERY DAY . They always provide good service and still with the same quality

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Thank Veve9588
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They stay with their taste and even though they have plenty of customer came, but they handle all yhe request with a good manner and with queuing system. Very good

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Thank Adi P
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not normally buy Meranti, but I went there on my last trip and ended up of buying not only their famous roll cake but also others like their pineapple tart (nastar - recommended), bika ambon, and bika ubi (recommended).

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Thank UnderTheSameBlueSky
Medan, Indonesia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is so popular. Roll cake with various taste and i think it is most commonly taken by some one for souvenirs. But they sell many kind of cake too. The queue sometimes so long until out of shop. Ask the waiters for avalability and what kind cake with fast proced if you dont like to long waiting.

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Thank yudhiarek
Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bolu (cake roll) Meranti is a proven evidence that we have visited Medan. That is why you may easily found in the airport many boxes of Meranti cakes roll around. Ya, most of visitor will bring this delicious Meranti cake roll to their home town families and friends. Tips: please do a phone order prior to take it out or... More 

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Thank De_Cahya
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

You will see people carrying box of meranti cake rolls every time you go traveling out of medan. This rolls taste good, buttery, nyummie, and also they have al lots of variant. This can be souvenir for your family and friends. Because its so tasty, and easy to bring. This rolls durable almost 24 hours outside the fridge. And they... More 

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Thank Putri P
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

To buy the cake you have to queuing, coz many people wanna but this cake. but its worth it and the staff also quite quick to serve. they have the branch in jalan sisingamangaraja too. there the queuing is not so long.

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Thank Martha Lorieza M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best bolu in medan city. The taste is very good. I think in medan this is number one bolu !

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Thank erickokelvianto
Medan
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Mass production with many peoples have interest to buy, as present and give to others. Quality of food depend on your healthy standard, and still many options but frankly easy to find traveller take as goodies while stay in Medan.

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Thank Amir S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Bolu Meranti is a very well known roll cake in Medan...the varian is quite a lot but for me the best one is the double cheese and chocolate with mocha cream filling.

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Thank Wanda F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indonesian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Kruing No. 2K, Medan 20211, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
  • Phone Number: +62 61 4538217

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