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Rm Pondok Gurih

Jl Katamso No 33a, Medan, Indonesia
+62 626 14537982
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good53%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (2 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
“banana leaf” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
££ - £££
Jl Katamso No 33a, Medan, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We came here 2 years ago and so impressed with way of serving with banana leaf. During my recently visit to Medan Last Wednesday I tried to visit it but it was closed. So it is officially closed on Wednesday

Thank DisneySea
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

When I reached the restaurant, I was underestimating the food quality. Then the snapper head curry came to my table along with the rice wrapped in a banana leaf. Inside the wrap, there were also vegetables. This is the best Snapper Head curry I have...More

Thank Andhyka S
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service. Best rendang, fish head and kripik kentang. Very recommended for traveller and local people

Thank Alvin A
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

So if you here for lunch, so must have a lot of patient. This melayu/padangneess resto hv been full of gojek or people who wants to dine in or take away. And the best food here is " gulai kepala ikan kakap" ( snapper fish...More

1  Thank Putri P
Reviewed 29 June 2016

There are two best taste of padang food from my version in Medan, Pondok Gurih and Gumarang (see my other review). I cant really tell the difference, but their both will give you a different taste of their spices. I recommend to try both and...More

Thank cktama
Reviewed 25 March 2016

This must be one of the best Padang / Minang food in town. Full of flavours (albeit on the heavier side of flavourful) and very filling. Serving portions are quite generous. As the title says: come, take your queue number, order your food for take...More

Thank Willy N
Reviewed 5 January 2016

One of busiest lunch, you have wait for seating or take queuing number if you want to pack the food, Try the Gulai Fish Head that so yummy.. great fried chicken too. Only the problem of seating capacity

Thank MasJ-S39
Reviewed 29 December 2015

I usually order Pondok Gurih to take away since it was a common secret that when you buy food for away in restaurant like this, you get bigger portion. What i like best here is the Ayam Pop. The chicken was nice and perfectly seasoned....More

Thank Vicky_Himura
Reviewed 11 October 2015

I came on a business trip and ate with my business colleagues. It's good food. If you don't speak Indonesia no problem. You can also get by with Mandarin or Hokkien. As 60% of population is Chinese Hokkien - it's great for SE Asian travellers....More

1  Thank Goochmaster
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

If you are a fish head 'gulai' lover, you should try this restaurant. The fish head cooked with cassava leaves make it tasted so delicious. Their also famous for fried chicken, spicy potato chips and green chili sauce. The restaurant always pack at lunch time....More

1  Thank Gigi L
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl Katamso No 33a, Medan, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
  • Phone Number: +62 626 14537982
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