Top ChoiceIndonesian in Danau Toba


Overlooking the lake, Maruba is well worth seeking out for its peerless Batak dishes cooked by the talented proprietor. Barbecue fish, freshwater lobster, na neura (raw fish marinated with candlenut, lime juice...

Top ChoiceInternational in Danau Toba

Jenny’s Restaurant

Jenny’s has long been a standout on the northern edge of Tuk Tuk, with all kinds of breakfasts, noodles, curries and rice dishes. But the one dish that really shines is the lake fish grilled on charcoal right in...

International in Danau Toba

Today’s Cafe

This little wooden shack has a laid-back vibe that's in keeping with Tuk Tuk life. It’s run by a couple of friendly ladies who whip up some fabulous and eclectic dishes such as saksang (chopped pork with brown...

Vegan in Danau Toba

Borobudur House

The Buddhist shrines scattered about set the mood at this waterfront cafe that specialises in vegan cuisine. Expect the likes of potato rendang, tofu steaks and guacamole with homemade chips. However, it's most...

Indonesian in Danau Toba

Poppy's Restaurant

An old-school traveller hang-out, Poppy's has fantastic lake views that make it the perfect place to enjoy a cold beer. It has a classic Toba menu of Indonesian mains, grilled fish and pizza, along with friendly...

Indonesian in Danau Toba

Juwita Cafe

This cosy lakefront family restaurant and garden does Batak and other Indonesian dishes extremely well. It also holds cooking classes here.

Seafood in Danau Toba

Widya Restaurant

Run by friendly owner Anna, this humble street-side-shack restaurant specialises in local lobster from Danau Toba. It's pricey, but you get three lobster, served with rice or chips and greens; the pick is the...

International in Danau Toba

Rumba Pizzeria

Rumba is still holding on as the best of the pizza restaurants in Tuk Tuk, with the option of the pick-your-own-ingredients pizza (start at the margherita from 52,000Rp and go from there).