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Ayam Goreng President

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Jln. Tidar 22, Surabaya 60251, Indonesia
+62 31 5315361
15:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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74 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Agree with other reviewers, we found that the fried chicken and shrimp were delicious. But comparing to the price, service and venue, I can't give this restaurant an excellent rate. Its sooooo standard. Its a 'nice to know' restaurant during our stay in Surabaya. Conclusion: Recommended with notes.

Thank cubitusebby
Level Contributor
43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I think This is one of the best traditional fried chicken restaurant in Surabaya. One chicken is never enough for me. If they just fried it, the smell and taste is heaven :). The chili and sweet soya sauce also very good and suitabls with the chicken. I love the fried shrimp and cuttlefish . Will always comeback for more

Thank CarolinaHisman
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

When my friend / family from other town, they always ask for ayam president. One & only friend chicken. Expensive but satisfying.

Thank Gary I
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Another of the local eating institutions, Ayam Goreng President is just a stone's throw away from the street of durians and mangos (Jalan Widodaren). The menu here is straight to the point and with fried chicken being in the name of the place, you know it has to be good. Service is very fast and the staff are a bit... More 

Thank Catleader
Surabaya, Indonesia
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154 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Ayam goreng (fried chicken) is quite a common Indonesian dish but President is definitely one of the oldest and best from Surabaya. You just have to try when you're in town.

Thank World_of_JT
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The fried chickens are too small for the price of 20k and taste just ok nothing special. Sambal also not as good as in Ayam goreng Pemuda. Fried prawns are better. Try the ice kacang ijo from nextdoor. You can order from inside the restaurant.

Thank Juliana N
Gresik, Indonesia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The fried chicken is so yummy. Soft texture when you bite it and I believe your children will love it too. The taste is unique and I never taste like it before. The sambal is good also. It should be excellent if the table and the server are well managed but I don't think you'll find it.

Thank Wahyudi W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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100 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

I had dinner here when I visited Surabaya for business trip. I am staying at the hotel in front of the restaurant, so it's very easy for me to go to this restaurant. The hotel staffs also suggested me to eat here meanwhile there are so many restaurants around the hotel Of course I ordered fried chicken because it's the... More 

Thank Wulan_Dewi
Surabaya, Indonesia
Level Contributor
69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Too bad the branch in HR Muhammad is no longer serving. Always like the Ayam Goreng and Cumi goreng. TOP BGT (Top Banget).....

Thank YudiLiel
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

I was back here again yesterday night after not being able to visit this place for years. When I come to Surabaya, I always visit Ayam goreng Pemuda, but last night my aunt suggested that we go to Presiden instead. Ayam goreng Presiden (literally means President's Fried Chicken), just like many other famous fried chicken places in Surabaya, has its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indonesian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Tidar 22, Surabaya 60251, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya
  • Phone Number: +62 31 5315361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?