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Restaurant Garuda

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Jln. Gajah Mada no. 8, Medan 20112, Indonesia
+62 61 4520706
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Medan for many times but I haven't tried this famous restaurant. Everyone said that the Rendang is unforgettable and YES. not only the beef Rendang but also the chicken Rendang. Unfortunately because it's too late so, we can't get the dendeng and Kikil Cabe Hijau and also sate padang that we're craving for. Thus, I will be... More 

Thank Radita Dwisepti... A
Medan, Indonesia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best authentic Indonesian dishes especially Padang food and Melayu food. Try their Rendang, Gulai Daun Singkong, Lado Hijau etc.

Thank emestaq
Seattle, WA
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At least half a dozen. Maybe a dozen or more. Some are better, some or worse. I reviewed earlier this year the one on Jalan Palang Merah, had a good experience, and gave it a 4. Somehow that Tripadvisor review ended up with this Garuda Restaurant, which is on Jalan Gajah Mada. I recently had a bad experience at this... More 

Thank 1000Mike
Aachen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We went to restaurant garuda due to its decent TripAdvisor ratings and were heavily disappointed. Food was below average tastewise and the location wasn't pleasant either. That would have made 2-3 stars. But what really pissed us off was our bill at the end where things showed up that we didn't order and everything was calculated twice even though we... More 

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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It is comforting to know that every city as a Garuda Padang and the flavours are always consistently good and delicious! No problems for me to bring my customers for a meal. Fail safe.

Thank wee w
Jakarta, Indonesia
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130 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

One of the best places to have padang food in Medan. Clean, good service and plenty of variety of padang dishes. My favorite is their rendang.. dry and dark as it is supposed to be.

Thank Javier S
Medan, Indonesia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place for minangkabau style food, and they also have meeting room or vip room for us that like private room for lunch or dinner ..

Thank LuthfiHutasuhut
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204 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Resto in strategic location,clean and all indonesian menu u can find here...delicious indonedia food...especially menu ayam pop and terong balado..great food!

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

No matter the food is for dine in or take away it still taste great. Their red and green chili is spicy to the max. The food is big as well. The rice is wrap with banana leaf. They have lots of variety food but majority is spicy.

Thank xianxian0303
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60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

When in Medan the Garuda restaurant is a signature place. The quality if the food is good and the place is large both inside or outside. Their funny formula consists in serving on your table upon arrival almost everything they have on the menu. You will pick and eat the things that appeal to you, and consequently pay for these... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indonesian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Gajah Mada no. 8, Medan 20112, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
  • Phone Number: +62 61 4520706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?