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 …
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My Home Cafe

The most atmospheric place to eat in Tobelo – a courtyard garden with a small ornamental pond, packed with plants and lit by lanterns – this cute place also does decent ikan bakar (grilled fish), as well as the usua…
Seafood in Kota Ternate

Floridas

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 Tobelo

Waroeng Family

Locals push through the carved wooden doors, hunker down under pastel walls adorned with patterned fans, and scratch their heads over the choice: either ikan bakar (grilled fish) or ayam goreng (fried chicken). Both…
Indonesian in Jailolo

Rumah Makan Rahma

Just southeast of the town's main mosque, this place only serves coto makassar, a season-yourself lemongrass-based soup served with stewed beef, sticky pucks of coconut rice, hard-boiled eggs, deep-fried shallots, s…
Indonesian in Tobelo

Podo Moro

Fish and more fish (although, inevitably, chicken is also on the menu) grilled delightfully in front of you at this popular place that stays open later than most restaurants in Tobelo. Fish is priced by weight but i…
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

K62

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…