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Nelayan Restaurant

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Jln. Samudra | Pantai Padang Area, Padang 25117, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

This is one of the few good seafood restaurant in Padang. It serves variety of seafood, fishes, prawns, crabs and squids of your chic, fried or grilled. The food taste was very good, and the service just average, not as fast as in Minang style restaurant.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We were a group of sixteen people and went out on this restaurant for our last night together. But what a dissapointing night! It took two hours before our food arrived - and a lot of the dishes were cold! We paid 250000 (expensive) rupiah for a crab with almost no meat! The waiters didn't do anything. Sometimes they even... More 

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Thank August M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

I am coming with my group 16 tourists and this is my second came here i thought they change for better service but NOT even slower....wait drink 1 hour and food 2 hours. Sangat mengecewakan...harga mahal dan pelayannya kerjanya sangat lambat. Saya tidak akan pernah datang lagi ke resto ini.

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1 Thank Gede S
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

They serve really delicious food for seafood lovers. The recommended menu is Kepiting Saus Padang and Cumi goreng Tepung. They cook it fresh so you have to wait little bit long till you can enjoy it. Overall Nelayan is recommended restaurant.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Confusing menu! Drinks sitting on the side for ages. Seriously slow service! No apology! Cold food! Non-existent sea view!

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Thank Tracey186361
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Three of us went to this restaurant on a Saturday evening - the fact that we were the only customers should have told me something. The fish was Okay but we have had much better in other Indonesian seafood restaurants for a better price.

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Thank H W
Paris, France
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

While recently in Padang, I made the happy discovery of Nelayan Restaurant, right across the road from the Indian Ocean. The fish couldn't be better or fresher. In fact it's so good that I went three times. The first, I had sweet and sour snapper with the usual rice and Cap Cay vegetables. The second time it was crispy squid... More 

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Thank Ken C
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

The place to enjoy the seafood. They have wide selection of seafood and mostly very delicious. The downside is this is a pretty expensive restaurant but the price itself is worth it.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

A clean restaurant by the beach. Decent food, friendly staff. A bit expensive by local standard. Suitable for family outings

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Thank Ann_Montague
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Had some great fresh fish, too much garlic though. Check your bill twice, cause mine needed correction. Nice view and good service at terrace

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian, Seafood, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Samudra | Pantai Padang Area, Padang 25117, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  West Sumatra  >  Padang

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?