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Today's Cafe

Tuk Tuk, Samosir Island, Indonesia
+62 813-7513-0804
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“chapati” (3 reviews)
“guacamole” (5 reviews)
“pork rendang” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Tuk Tuk, Samosir Island, Indonesia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went back again and again because they not only had an extensive and amazing vegetarian menu, but everything was freshly made and absolutely delicious. Other places have vegetarian options but it's all the same gado gado or salad, but Today's Cafe had vegetarian twist...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3 people ordering food, took us over an hour to get our food. Is it a problem ? No, of course not, we are on a vacation and have all time in the world. The food was super super good !! Would go back any...More

Thank Ewelina F
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Wish the marking scale extended further up, so we could give 6 or 7 stars. Without hesitation, Today's Cafe is one of those places where one could comeback daily to try more and more... Whether it's drinks, desserts, starters or mains - you certainly won't...More

Thank bougainville30a
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A really great place in tul tuk for food, especially if you are vegan or veggie. We can't remember their names, but it's run by two very lovely sisters who are excellent cooks and very welcoming and smiley. They also have a lovely cat! Every...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Go to Today's Cafe if you would like to get freshly prepared authentic or Western food. Food quality is excellent and everything is prepared freshly at your order. So calculate some waiting time if the restaurant is full - it's just the two ladies that...More

Thank DGE2014
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

I'm agreeing with the top scores because it is not easy to find good food and I have yet to find a hamburger. I know right? Why go there if you want to eat that food you nob, but sometimes you just crave it and...More

Thank Patrik C
Reviewed November 27, 2016

This simple appetizer of chapati with avocado spread was really delicious. We also had very good pork rendang (not too spicy) and local specialty called sak sang - not bad but too salty in taste in our opinion. The ladies at Today's cafe were nice...More

Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed October 23, 2016

Very unassuming place but definitely worth a visit for food. We had Sak Sang (a local Batak dish) and a fish curry. Both were really tasty and made fresh from when we ordered.

Thank Lucy G
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

i order grilled fish, but this cafe not ready to serve, she tells me, i must order first (h-1) not recommended

Thank Lucifer M
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Food here are great and freshly made. Love the avocado salad the best! Service was efficient we were lucky we were the only group for lunch there, every restaurants on Samosir are very very slow so they all average almost the same, so pick any...More

Thank MissFluppy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tuk Tuk, Samosir Island, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Samosir Island
  • Phone Number: +62 813-7513-0804
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This is a little cafe about 5 minutes walk from Hotel Carolina, Tuk Tuk, Samosir, Indonesia. It was the highlight of my recent trip to Lake Toba (apart from the lake) and deserves some publicity. Doesn't have a website.