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Cafe Aras

) #1 of 21 Restaurants in Rantepao €€ - €€€ Cafe, Asian, Indonesian
Jln. Andi Mappanyuki 64, Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
+62 853-4256-9641
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“buffalo steak” (12 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
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Cafe, Asian, Indonesian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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Jln. Andi Mappanyuki 64, Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had dinner in the older cafe and went in for a beer another evening. 2nd time was very busy. Food is good and staff friendly if not very quick. WiFi didn't really work though. Varied menu and prices are ok, lots of guides seem...More

Thank Eleanor108
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is just ok. Serve decent food and place to chill with your friends. I like their hospitality. Overall good!

Thank Elton H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant with good food, if you don't know ask for recomendations. I suggest to share 3-4 local specialties! The art exposed is for sale, worth check it out

Thank rulldemolins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant, very atmospheric but most of all, food is absolutely delicious. We initially did not want to visit it as the reviews were not great, saying its very touristy and not that great. Thankfully Tropical cafe was closed and we end up here and...More

Thank Rekkan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we wanted somewhere clean that served local food with an ambience and cafe Aras ticked all the above boxes.

Thank ZumbaLangkawi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was recommended to us... and for good reason. The menu is varied and provided a good range of dishes for carnivores and vegans alike, The staff were helpful and friendly and the chefs were happy to personalise dishes to suit differing tastes too....More

Thank DeannToni
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting venue with nice art pieces, paintings & wall hangings. The service was very good & they spoke English! The food was Indonesian with a big selection & a nice local beer on promotion!

Thank bella c
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Modern, but traditional design, centrally located with broad menu. Service could be slow, but worth the wait.

Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The interior is awesome..spacious..modern..wooden interior decoration love it..the buffalo picture on the wall look so real with it's eye's expression.. But when we're talking about the food... frankly speaking very very average nothing special about it..I was not super happy about it..

Thank Tristanti R
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Dined at both Cafe Aras 1 (the older one with bamboo decor) and the new Cafe Aras 2 across the street. On arrival in Rantepao, we had late dinner at Aras 2 and loved the variety of the food (asked the owner for suggestions): good...More

Thank GabyVM
Nearby Restaurants
Kaana Toraya Coffee
23 reviews
1.37 km away
Tropical Cafe
41 reviews
.42 km away
Rimiko Restaurant
90 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Attractions
Londa Burial Caves
245 reviews
5.90 km away
Kete Kesu Village
152 reviews
3.34 km away
Toraja Village
85 reviews
5.26 km away
Bori' Parinding
36 reviews
5.87 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Andi Mappanyuki 64, Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sulawesi  >  South Sulawesi  >  Rantepao
  • Phone Number: +62 853-4256-9641
Café Aras is een nieuw restaurant in de hoofdstraat van Rantepao. De eigenaar, Aras (arasparura@yahoo.com) is tevens een soort hoofd van de gidsen in de stad en handelt in antiek. Het restaurant is mooi ingericht met veel antieke versieringen aan de muren.Op de kaart staan zowel Indonesische (inclusief Toraja) gerechten als Westerse gerechten (steaks, pasta, pizza). Wij hebben er twee maal heerlijk gegeten, zijn ook Australiërs tegen gekomen die dolenthousiast waren over de steaks, maar ook het Indonesische eten was erg lekker.Ik had ook de indruk dat er veel gasten waren die na één bezoek vrijwel elke dag dat ze in Rantepao zijn daar eten.Is zeer zeker een vermelding waard. Iets duurder restaurant, maar zeker het beste waar ik in Rantepao gegeten heb.
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