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Ayam Goreng President

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Jln. Tidar 22, Surabaya 60251, Indonesia
+62 31 5315361
15:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite the fact that the taste of the fried chicken was somewhat delicious, the price wasnt at all. For a piece of chicken breast, it costs Rp 22.000, for "pete" Rp20.000, 1 plate of rice Rp 9.000 which is too expensive as compared to other places like Ayam Goreng Jakarta. Very disappointing.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Semarang, Indonesia
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380 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited this particular establishment few times in the past. I do believe they have opened their business for over 20 years by now. They were one of the most famous place for fried chicken in Surabaya that time (one of them was Ayam Goreng Pemuda). Food taste was tasty and delicious and they were able to maintain their... More 

Thank Bambang S
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I paid i found out IDR 9K for rice and also IDR 9K for a cup of tea (without sugar), dont u think its bloody expensive. For sure I wouldnt eat in here anymore.....

Thank Fransiscus A
Jakarta, Indonesia
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97 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

So crispy and delicious. Local well-known fried chicken. If you like it, you can eat it with sweet-soy sauce and chili

Thank Vanda A
Jakarta, Indonesia
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80 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 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
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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 4 helpful votes
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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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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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232 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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

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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
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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?