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Jln. A. Yani, Medan 20111, Indonesia
61 4532042
08:00 - 23:00
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Nonthaburi Province, Thailand
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33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tip top restaurant serves local and colonial foods. It 's very famous and has its own website. I had the ox tongue steak with potatoes and salad for 74,000 Rp. Gadogado for 19,000 Rp. Pan cake Pisang for 23,000 Rp. It opens from 08:00 am. to 11:00 PM.

Thank krida802000
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In my youth, this resto is a must visit when in Medan. I long for its ice cream. However, the nostalgic memory seems to break due to last experience. I ordered risol, kroket, husarenzla salad - all are disappointing. We waited too long for such substandard taste. I hoped that the ice cream will make up my disappointment, but the... More 

Thank Dewi M
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Tip Top twice and had very pleasant experiences. The first one was for lunch (we had morning glory, keetiaw goreng and Curry mutton - all good), the second for ice cream (corn flavor, yum!). In both occasions I had no issues finding a seat and staff was extremely nice and did their best to accommodate us despite... More 

Thank Nebulette_06
Bali, Indonesia
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always love their traditional cake or known as jadul (jaman dulu = old age). The cake itself smells really good because of the way they cooked it. A decent hang out place to catch up with friends over snacks whenever I back in town.

Thank lindayunitan
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Tip Top restaurant was the oldest restaurant and cake shop which existing remain in Medan. Located in the old downtown of Medan with Dutch architect style.

Thank Bobby L
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I could not resist the temptation to sit down and have a cool drink just like so many years ago accompanied by my parents.

Thank Elsebee O
Jakarta, Indonesia
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tip Top is a legend in Medan. It was built in 1934, famous for its Dutch inspired menu like: bitterballen, steak, huzarensla. I ordered the beef steak, it was very tasty. I liked it. Tip top is famous for its olden day style Ice cream and cakes. You should try their Java Mocha and Moorkop Ice cream. Service is quick... More 

Thank adenoerwenda
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I really like to eat with my family here, specially when around 7pm because these restaurant have live music and the atmosphere is so warm and nice here.. You can easily find foreigners here, i suggest you to try java ice! And dont forget they have cake shop too

Thank Patricia K
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Went in the mid hot afternoon to try their ice cream and we didn't disappointed. Its a must try to try their oldies ice cream. Didn't try their food but maybr next time in town...

Thank Zaxman
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Good place to see old Medan. Service was excellent, food tasty. They have live music many nights, we heard just a bit of it as we had to head out. Bakery stuff was disappointing, but otherwise great spot.

Thank SAMFLFlorida

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, European, Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. A. Yani, Medan 20111, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Sumatra  >  North Sumatra  >  Medan
  • Phone Number: 61 4532042

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