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“3rd place..”

Sederhana Restaurant
Ranked #30 of 402 Restaurants in Batam
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Reviewed February 5, 2013

Lunch-3 Feb 2013. Branch: Komp.Tanjung Pantun, Jodoh Batam.
Group: 8 adults & 3 kids.

Liked: Clean. Modern layout. Friendly and attentive staff. Provide musollah (makeshift prayer room for Muslims). Cheap (abt SGD60).

In term of taste, we found that this Sederhana branch was in third place after Mak Ateh & Puti Bungsu (Puri Garden / the Hills). However, in other aspects, this branch came out 1st and that's being the reason why we graded it "Very Good".

Maybe, the other 2 branches of Sederhana in Batam are much better in taste. We don't know. Hope to try out the other branches if we visit Batam again.

Also, last year, we patronized 2 branches of Sederhana in Jakarta. Both fared better than this branch.

p/s: Well, we agreed that Taste is a subjective matter. :)

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Reviewed January 20, 2013

We tried the branch near to Harmoni hotel. Sederhana serve a very satisfying Padang style dishes that rarely disappoint. Fuss free & quick are their hall marks. When we ask for help for cab, our waiter unexpectedly went out of his way to catch a taxi for us in the rain.

Thank Khairil
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Reviewed December 27, 2012

dining at sederhana is a unique experience - mind boggling variety and circus act to match..

if one has no relgious or personal constrains (like absitence from beef for hindus or meat for the vegetarians) it is royal treat at sederhana.

as the guests are comfortable in their seats, the act starts, without you having to order any thing. platesful of deliciousy fare dextrously balanced on arm length of the waiters start piling infront of you - roast chicken,fried chicken, chicken rendang,chicken curry,chilly chicken,similar varieties in beef, fried fish , roasted fish , squid cooked in several ways,potato patties, hot green chilly paste and a couple of vegetables.talso brought in will be egg omlette and egg curry.the spread is sight to behold.there could be around twenty plates or so of the various varieties of food.

uninitiated guests might wonder as to what"s going on and what's going to happen to their vallets. But please relax. this is how the system works. You do not pay for all these dishes that are brought to your table. you will be billed only for dishes consumend (including partially). the dishes that are left untouched by the guests will not be billed for. you may however reorder any dish that you particularly enjoy.

you are really treated like royalty at the sederhana (additional outlet now operating at JODOH, near the police post.

this is the finest padang food money can buy in batam

you miss this experience and you have not experienced batam dining.
sampling the various dishes across the entire spectrum should not set you back by more than USD10.00 per person.

there is another way of sampling padang food on e budget. You can order some rice in a plate and pile on your plate your choices from the displayed items. .a meal like this ought to be about USD5.00 per person'
enjoy it.

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is one of must try food if you visit Batam.

The taste is authentic Padang Food which you can't find it anywhere else. The taste is unique, not too spicy but not everyone can take the spice from Padang's food so just be careful.

The beef rendang is so tasty and soft. Gulai is very delicious so you can't stop eating.

A lot of variety of foods from fish, chicken and beef. If you like chili, you can ask for sambal hijau (made from fresh green chili).

The price is cheap but the portion is very big. Very recommended !!!

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Thank aatjitra
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

if this is you first time to visiting indonesia, the padang cuisine is the one you must try here.
Sederhana restaurant have some branch around Indonesia and I'm pretty sure you will not regret it.. My fave is rendang and roasted chicken..

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