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Mambo Restaurant

Jln. Dr Ratulangi no 34, Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
+62 423 21134
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“juice” (8 reviews)
“nasi goreng” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Indonesian, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Jln. Dr Ratulangi no 34, Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Closed as owner has moved to Surabaya. No one knows if it will reopen. He left in late December early Jan.

Thank James8745
Reviewed 11 November 2017

The staff is very helpful in giving us direction on where to go and see in Tana Toraja, but the food is just so so, somewhat below our expectation as it's rating is 4.

Thank Mama2010
Reviewed 9 October 2017

we ordered some fruit juices, but only 2 sorts are available. We asked food, but only chicken was available, no fish, no seafood, no meat. We ordered French fries, but they ware very hard, not to eat. So only once, not a second time

Thank LouenStephan
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you do not like adventure and do have concern of food hygiene but still would like to have a taste of Toraja, this is the place you come to. Mambo Restaurant is clean with fast WiFi, but the food serving is slow and the...More

Thank yimin516
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Spotlessly clean, the food wholesome, fresh and hot. Essentially no decor, and seasoning is bland to mild on the dishes we ate. (The chicken satay and peanut sauce both seemed to lack seasoning).But they do have some reasonable veggie dishes (crispy tempeh, green beans)and give...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

A humble restaurant with great foods. The buffalo satay was extraordinaire! I thought that it would be tough but it just melt in your mouth.... So yummy! The pa'piong was also great. Prices were reasonable. Try Master juice which is a mix of Tamarello and...More

Thank Bingah
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice food, clean restaurant and super host. The owner is very kind to share a lot of information about things to do in Toraja

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The food here was nice enough, but the place has the charm of a bus station waiting hall. We were the only customers that evening (off season, I guess) Staff was very friendly and we had the Torajan style vegetables, which were delicious. Buffalo was...More

Thank jfromsyd
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stopped in Rantepao for a few days while visiting the Toraja country. We tried a few local places and the inescapable Cafe Aras and finally ended up having dinner at the Mambo Restaurant. The staff is very friendly and explained the various dishes and...More

Thank Michel P
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Mambo is the one of oldest restaurant in Toraja. The place very near to Rantepao City. This restaurant does not serve pork, so for muslim friends can come and east there. They serve satay kerbau, nasi goreng, mee goreng and they serve also Pa'piong. The...More

Thank Cuxong13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Dr Ratulangi no 34, Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sulawesi  >  South Sulawesi  >  Rantepao
  • Phone Number: +62 423 21134
  • E-mail
Mambo restaurant is located near Luta Resort Toraja Hotel, Indra Hotel, Maria Guest house and Monica Guest house. We served Indonesian,Chinese, European, and traditional food. Opening hours start from Monday to Saturday (9am- 10pm), Sunday (5pm - 10pm).
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