Kota Ternate restaurants

Top Choice Indonesian in Kota Ternate

Royal's Restaurant

Swish by Ternate standards, Royal's is a popular spot thanks to its wide-ranging Chinese-Indonesian menu, which has a big focus on fish and seafood but also covers chicken, beef and duck dishes. There are a few vegg…
Top Choice Indonesian in Kota Ternate

Kedai Mita

Relocated to the waterfront, this simple, partly open-air, family-run restaurant is one of the best in town for Malukan staples (alongside classic Indo fare). At lunchtimes, try the popeda (sago congee) spread. The …
Seafood in Kota Ternate


Floridas is a locally famous seafood restaurant, thanks in part to its seafront balcony with peerless views to Tidore and Maitara. But it's also a good place to tuck into ikan woku balanga: fish steak roasted with k…
Indonesian in Kota Ternate

Rumah Makan Popeda Gamalama

Buried at the far end of the market, this is a great spot to try popeda. An array of fish, stewed greens, mushrooms, pumpkin and sambals accompanies the mucilaginous sago-flour glue that is popeda. Leave your textur…
Indonesian in Kota Ternate

Bakso Lapangan Tembak Senayan

This fan-cooled, brick-and-timber eating house specialises in bakso (meatballs) various ways, including fried or bobbing in clear soup. The other Indonesian staples – noodles, fried rice, flour-dusted squid and the …
Cafe in Kota Ternate


Smart, nicely air-con-chilled two-storey cafe and restaurant that serves clean and reliable Indonesian staples and a few pan-Asian and western dishes, as well as decent coffee, tea and juices. There's gentle live mu…
Indonesian in Kota Ternate

Teras Alia Taticha

There is a pleasant upstairs terrace at this buzzing place that's popular with Ternate's youth: look for the motorbikes parked outside. They're drawn by the reasonably priced, tasty menu of chicken and seafood class…
Bakery in Kota Ternate

Golden Bakery

Bakes a decent selection of breads and pastries. Popular with locals.