Best Korean BBQ Restaurants in Jakarta
Jakarta is a city that is filled with countless restaurants with both local and international cuisines where locals and expats alike can enjoy an adventurous dining experience. One of the most sought out cuisines is Korean food.
Since the Korean Wave entered Indonesia a decade ago, it has gained numerous fans and opened lots of opportunities for Korean restaurants to open all over Jakarta. Korean BBQ is what South Korea is most famous for around the world; Jakarta is not an exception. With so many options, it might be hard to find ones that offer authentic Korean taste comparable to the original. Thus, we have listed some Korean BBQ restaurants that you must try in Jakarta.
1. Bornga Korean Restaurant
Bornga is a Korean Restaurant established by Chef Baek Jong Won, a very famous chef in South Korea. It has many branches in some countries such as Japan, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore. One of them is in Senopati, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta. This restaurant serves high-quality meats that have authentic Korean taste, including pork. You can try really tasty and juicy meats completed with fresh traditional side dishes.
This place has a cozy ambiance and the service is also friendly. For your first try, you can order their juicy Samgyeopsal, a sliced pork belly appearing as three layers, accompanied by a generous portion of fresh veggies from the side dish such as Kimchi and various Salads.
Address: Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No. 65, Senopati, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 7233024
Foods starting from Rp100.000 to 300.000
Alcoholic drinks starting from Rp40.000 to 280.000
Non-alcoholic drinks starting from Rp15.000 to 28.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.30 – 22.30)
Gahyo has owned its recognition as one of the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Jakarta. Established in 2005, they serve the best Korean barbecue and some signature dishes. Its unique place creates an awesome Korean atmosphere and its ambiance is cozy as well. To satisfy your cravings, you can try their signature menus such as marinated large intestine of beef named Daechang and Teuk Nyam Nyeum, prime beef marinated in special sauce. Having these barbecues with your friends or family is such a bliss!
Address: Galeria SCBD Lot 6 Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kav. 52 – 53, SCBD, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 5152905
Food starting from Rp100.000 to 360.000
Alcoholic drinks starting from Rp43.000 to 280.000
Hot and cold drinks starting from Rp30.000 to 45.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.00 – 22.00)
3. The Grill
Serving great flavors of Korean and Japanese barbecue, The Grill creates a classy restaurant that can make your day. This place offers fresh and tender meats. The place is not quite spacious but it has some private rooms for those wanting to eat with friends or family in peace. Located in MidPlaza 2, it has a cozy ambiance. The menus are pricey but it is worth the money because the taste and quality are great. Furthermore, your orders will be accompanied with such flavorful soup and sauces. Don’t forget to check their Weekday Special Lunch because you can get a complete set menu by adding extra Rp35.000 to the a la carte menu price.
Address: MidPlaza 2, Lower Ground Floor, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Kav 10-11, Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 5706210
Food starting from Rp150.000 to 350.000
Beverage starting from Rp30.000 to 50.000
Alcoholic beverage starting from Rp110.000
Monday to Friday & Sunday (11.30 – 14.30) (17.30 – 22.00)
Saturday (11.30 – 14.00) (17.30 – 22.00)
4. Seo Seo Galbi
Seo Seo Galbi brings the most authentic taste of grilled meats originated from Sincheon, South Korea. The food portion is generous and you can get free banchan (small side dishes such as tofu, veggies, and eggs served along with main courses). Serving good quality meats, this Korean BBQ restaurant also has good service. Good news, you may have free ocha and ice cream! For your first try, you can order Bul Go Gi, a special seasoned sirloin, and Seng Sam Gyep Sal, a grilled sliced fresh pork belly. It’s a great place for those coming in a group since they offer a reasonable price for each menu.
Address: Ruko Crown Golf Blok A No. 31, RT.6/RW.2, Pantai Indah Kapuk, Kamal Muara, Penjaringan, North Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 29424861
Food starting from Rp100.000 to 280.000
Beverage starting from Rp20.000 to 30.000
Liquors starting from Rp35.000 to 150.000
Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday (11.00 – 23.30)
5. Samwon Garden
This restaurant serves extraordinary succulent beef and flavorful banchan (side dishes). Located in Lotte Shopping Avenue, it is a hidden gem with a spacious room, completed by classy interior and exterior design. This place offers a lot of good dishes and great services. Our favorite was their Samwon galbi, which is a marinated Korean traditional beef short rib. Its juicy meat will melt in your mouth and it’s the perfect meal after a vigorous workout at one of the many fitness centers in Setiabudi. The menus are pricey but their barbecue will never fail to amaze you!
Address: Lotte Shopping Avenue Kav. 3-5, 5th Floor, Jl. Prof. DR. Satrio, RT.18/RW.4, Kuningan, Karet Kuningan, Setiabudi, South Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 29889505
Food starting from Rp200.000 to 850.000
Beverage starting from Rp30.000 to 45.000
Alcoholic beverage starting from Rp40.000 to 200.000
Monday to Friday (11.30 – 15.00) (17.30 – 22.00)
Saturday to Sunday (11.00 – 22.00)
6. Yongdaeri Korean BBQ
Yongdaeri is a Korean restaurant serving many kinds of Korean dishes, especially barbecue, including pork. This place has a cozy ambiance and nice décor. You could also see its simple but elegant organization of the furniture and cleanliness, which provides the ultimate comfort for their customers. The various authentic Korean meat will satisfy your craving for barbecue since they serve thick and tender choices. Our recommendation is their Yangnyeom Samgyeopsal, a marinated grilled pork belly that will satisfy your mouth and stomach. Their menus are pricey but it’s a great place to dine in with your friends and family!
Address: Galeria SCBD Lot6, Niaga Terpadu Area, Jl. Jend. Sudirman No. Kav. 52-53, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta
Phone Number: +6221 515 0774
Food starting from Rp180.000 to 400.00
Beverage starting from Rp20.000 to 45.000
Wine and other alcoholic drinks starting from Rp55.000 to 990.000
Monday to Wednesday (11.30 – 15.00) (17.00 – 22.00)
Thursday to Friday (11.30 – 15.00) (17.00 – 23.00)
Saturday (11.30 – 23.00)
Sunday (11.30 – 22.00)
There you go, our top picks for the best Korean BBQ restaurants in Jakarta. Be honest, didn’t reading the list made your mouth water? We hope you get to try these places out soon! Maybe after that, you’ll head over to some local spots to have some Indonesian dessert drinks.