Kota Ambon restaurants

Top Choice Indonesian in Kota Ambon

Beta Rumah

The Beta is the Alpha and Omega of real Ambonese food. Laid out in simple rumah makan style, you'll find local delicacies such as kohu-kohu, made with smoked skipjack tuna, green beans and shaved coconut, or squid w…
Top Choice International in Kota Ambon

Bayview Restaurant

The name doesn't lie. There are fine views of Ambon's bay and harbour from the terrace of this relaxed restaurant atop the City Hotel. The menu covers Western classics – pasta, grilled fish, steaks, burgers and sala…
Seafood in Kota Ambon

Sari Gurih

More of a Western idea of a restaurant than is common in Maluku, Sari Gurih is nonetheless a great place to eat Malukan seafood. Fish is priced by weight: choose from what's on display and they'll slap it on the gri…
Indonesian in Kota Ambon

Rumah Makan Puti Bungsu

Excellent and justifiably popular pick-and-mix place with a good selection of fish, beef and chicken cooked in a variety of ways, as well as veggies, potato-and-omelette slices and sambals to spice it all up.
Indonesian in Kota Ambon

Rumah Makan Nifia

A pick-and-mix warung with alarming lime-and-orange decor and a devoted following. Dishes are fresh, rotate frequently, and include several varieties of roasted and baked fish, fried chicken and tempeh, curried and …
Seafood in Kota Ambon

Ratu Gurih

The ikan bakar (grilled fish) – perfectly chargrilled by the coal-stoking chef, smothered in chilli and served alongside three tasty sambals – is fall-off-the-bone fresh. If you're tired of Indonesian staples, it of…
Bakery in Kota Ambon


With its lovely Dutch-colonial windows, outside terrace seating and central location, this bakery is a good place to start the day with fresh bread, pastries and decent coffee. There's a second branch on Jl Sam Ratu…