THERE IS 2019 UPDATE ON THIS GUIDE, PLEASE VISIT 100 Must Eat Local Street Food in Medan 2019!
If you’re visitor or tourist from outside Medan and would like to taste unique culinary experience in Medan City, here’s a food guide and places that are recommended by Makanmana crews.
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Let’s start with Breakfast
Even Mr President and Miss Universe have visited this place, the authentic taste of Soto Medan.
We nominated this the Premiere Curry in Medan.
The most expensive duck noodle in town, and of course the most delicious one.
If you’re into beef, Don’t miss out this place.
The truly Medan’s heritage, enjoy your dining experience in colonial interior. Don’t tell us you’ve been to Medan if you haven’t been to this place.
And for lunch, we have…(Non Halal)
If you’re pork fan, this one is a must visit place.
BPK or Karo Roasted Pork is local delicacy originated from Batak People.
Lunch, Non Pork alternative
For those who can handle spicy food, this place offers good fried chicken.
If hygiene is your concern, this restaurant offers good and clean environment, although the price is slightly more expensive.
Arguably the best hainan chicken rice in Medan, and also our favorite.
In the afternoon…
Sate Padang Afrizal Amir or Triadi or Sate kacang Memeng
Originated from Padang, West Sumatra, Best to try around tea time.
Dinner? There are plenty!
The king of Lamb soup in Medan! Condensed soup and delicious taste, but be careful with your cholesterol
One of the trademark in Medan. Hand made noodle with big tasty dumpling.
Jalan Semarang or Selat Panjang or Kota Cane
Enjoy hawker food along this street and taste unique dining experience.
There are too many delicious kwetiaw in Medan, so we list them down for you.
Jangan sampai lupa oleh-oleh/souvenir
A very typical souvenir. Nobody ever returned without this one, they’re mostly avaiable in Jalan Majapahit.
Alternative to Bika Ambon, taste good and easy to carry. It lasts longer too.
Small size bites means easier to carry.
Various bites and traditional cakes, lots of choices.
Becoming recent trend, civet coffee is considered luxurious souvenir due to its price.
Prepared by Madam Lily Fong herself to guarantee you the best quality and fresh Aceh style fruit salad.
And that’s our list for now. We’ll update this page as our reviews list grow.
We hope you enjoy reading and found the information. Feel free to leave comment if you have questions.
Happy culinary hunting!