Roa is popular in Manado and known as the specialty fish there. In Indonesia, there is only one place that you can find Roa, which is in Manado. Roa is a smaller species of swordfish.

Roa Saos most commonly prepared when the fish is dried till it becomes very crispy, then shredded into small pieces. Later it is deep-fried with olive oil, chillis, shallots and garlic.

Malaysians now have the privilege to enjoy Manadonese cuisine that has been passed through generations. Roa by Jovian Mandagie in Seksyen 7 of Shah Alam, the increasingly thriving commercial section, is Jovian Mandgie’s maiden quest in showcasing authentic Manadonese culinary masterpieces to all food lovers. However, Roa by Jovian Mandagie is also ready to conquer Malaysia with its finest recipes and dish for everyone to taste!

Jovian Mandagie, a celebrated name in the fashion industry having dressed numerous public figures, grew up in Malaysia and has a deep love for his adopted country. Thus he wishes to share with everyone the heritage of the Mandagie family and bring the mouthwatering dishes of Manado to tantilize Malaysian taste buds. The menu was crafted by Jovian himself and packed with a wide selection of his personal favourites.

The food in Roa by Jovian Mandagie is halal and prepared using fresh herbs and ingredients, some of which are flown directly from Manado. The Chef too has been brought in from the Sulawesi capital to ensure only the finest quality of Manado cuisine is offered. Screenshot_2015-12-01-12-13-02-685


A few dished that we ordered :

  1. Nasi kuning Khas Manado – Serve with roa sauce,eggs and fresh ulam. (spicy ) RM 10

2.  Nasi goreng ROA – Serve with succulent garfish, sunny-side up egg,             fresh ulam and drizzled with ROA sauce. ( extra spicy ) RM 12.50

3. Manadonese dessert – chocolate moist cake , klappertaart ( small                  size) RM 10.50


Contact Details:

Roa by Jovian Mandagie

1A, Jalan Kristal K/7K, Section 7, Shah Alam

Tel: 03 5524 4486

Daily, 8am- 12am


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