Must see restaurants in Sulawesi

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    Coto Nusantara

    Don't miss sampling the rich local beef soup of coto Makassar at this city-wide famous hole-in-the-wall near the dockyards. The tiny bowl fills out to a…

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    Maminon Kitchen

    Sparkling cleanliness and true hospitality shine in this delightful contemporary Minahasan restaurant. Go for the cakalang fufu (local smoked tuna),…

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    Raja Sate

    Rightly renowned for its sate (you can't go wrong with a mixed plate that includes prawns, squid, chicken, beef and goat), Raja Sate also does great…

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    Bakso Pahlawan

    There's bakso, and then there's bakso stuffed with cheese, or with spicy chillies, or with a whole boiled egg. Gorge yourself for under 20,000Rp at our…

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    Maestro Pizza

    Contemporary and clean, this is the place to come when you can't eat another grilled fish. The decor is more polished than the pizza, but we've yet to go…

  • R

    Rumah Makan Pate'ne

    Serving up superfresh Makassarese and Indonesian classics, this simple backstreet place offers fine-value, authentic flavours. The lele goreng (deep-fried…

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    Warung Pangkep

    We've repeatedly been told this place serves the best fish in town. We've repeatedly tried to find fault with that claim – but failed. Repeatedly. Fish…

  • A

    Arto Moro Bunaken

    Almost directly opposite the main boat jetty in Bunaken village, open-fronted Arto Moro is a fine place to dine on chicken curry, gado gado or fish kebab,…

  • R

    RM Raja Mujair

    If it's mujair you want (it is), look no further. Choose your live talapia to be grilled, fried, or boiled in a bowl of vegetables. Chicken and prawns are…

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    Ilabulo

    Follow the plumes of smoke north of the roundabout on Jl Pandjaitan to these roadside shacks grilling up the local delicacy of ilabulo, a savoury blend of…

  • M

    Monika Cafe

    There's a cosy bamboo-and-thatch ambience at this quality restaurant where Indonesian dishes such as nasi campur sit alongside Torajan specialities such…

  • R

    Rumah Makan Green Garden

    This popular Indo-Chinese restaurant does excellent pork dishes (try it barbecued or go for the pork belly) and seafood (perhaps crab, plucked live from…

  • A

    Ayam Penyet Ria

    With a wide menu you're sure to find something to please at this large institution overflowing with locals. Most come for the ayam penyet (smashed chicken…

  • R

    Rumah Makan Saruran

    Oodles of fried noodles and reliable, freshly prepared Indonesian-style Chinese food is served at this hopping restaurant on the main drag. The bright and…

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    Ongga Bale

    A large, well-organised restaurant on the main strip with tables on the riverbank. Pick a fish from the pools, choose a sauce, order a beer, and you're…

  • S

    Sop Ubi Ma'Uni

    You may think you know how delicious fried ubi (cassava) soup could be, but you ain't tried Ma'Uni's sop ubi yet. Come here when you're ready to dive…

  • K

    Kaledo Stereo

    This is perhaps the city's most famous kaledo restaurant, a bustling place where its spicy beef soup – a festival of cholesterol – is served in a bowl…

  • R

    RM Surabaya

    Hands down the most dependable fish restaurant in town, RM Surabaya is constantly busy and has a high rate of throughput. Select your fresh fish and have…

  • R

    Rumah Makan Sabar

    Boasts an attractive colonial-style terrace and is renowned for its delicious nasi kuning (yellow rice) – an excellent way to start your day. Its soups…

  • R

    RM Sambal Lado

    Being right across from the mosque and the ferry dock, this brightly lit Padang joint, with excellent green sambal, has a high turnover of food, which…