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Rumah Makan Pate'ne

Serving up super-fresh Makassarese and Indonesian classics, Pate'ne offers fine value and authentic flavours. The lele goreng (deep-fried catfish with sambal, shredded green papaya, lemon basil and fresh veggies) an…
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The gleaming, tiled dining room and beaming, uniformed staff show a pride in hospitality that's matched by the kitchen in this delightful Minahasan restaurant. Go the cakalang fufu (local smoked tuna), perhaps with …
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Lesehan Jetpur

A large, bustling place with alcove seating that's very popular with office workers, Lesehan Jetpur offers authentic, inexpensive local food, including spicy chicken such as ayam tampa tulang mentega (20,000Rp), ple…
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Rimiko Restoran

A long-running, very friendly place that serves authentic local food, including Torajan specialties such as buffalo, pork and eel in black sauce (50,000Rp), alongside Indo staples such as gado gado. Book ahead for t…
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Rumah Makan Kawana

For local specialities sugili (eel) and ikan mas (large goldfish), as well as spicy bat dishes, pull up a chair at one of the riverside rumah makan at the market near the bridge; the best is Rumah Makan Kawana.
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This large purpose-built ground-floor restaurant within Salassa Guest House offers homestyle cooking (try the fish 'a la Salassa' with peppers and spices), chicken, rice and noodles dishes. It serves cold beer and f…
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Rumah Makan Raja Oci

This authentic rumah makan packs in the locals for its ikan oci (barbecued small fish), which are served with a spicy Minahasan sauce known as dabu-dabu (made of tomatoes, shallots and fresh chilli).
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Dian Satria Restaurant

A welcoming, atmospheric place serving generous portions of noodle and rice dishes, and cold beer. At night you may get serenaded by the local ladyboys who sing (very pro) karaoke.
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Kaledo Stereo

This is perhaps the city's most famous kaledo restaurant, a bustling place where its beef stew is served in a bowl with a giant Fred Flintstone–style bone to chew on.
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Rumah Makan Bunda

This modern place by a roundabout 1km north of the centre does all the Indo classics well, such as a mean nasi campur, as well as juices and coffee.