Best Soto in South Jakarta
Soto is one of Indonesia’s most favorite comfort food to eat. As a local or foreigner, you must have already eaten this dish at least once. It’s warm and delicious broth will make you feel hearty after eating it. In Jakarta, you can find lots of types of Soto and one of them is Jakarta’s signature dish, Soto Betawi. Soto is best eaten for lunch or dinner, as it is delicious and filling. You can find Soto sellers all over Jakarta from carts to stands and even in high-class restaurants. And South Jakarta is one of the best places to eat delicious Soto. In this list, we have 6 of the best soto places in South Jakarta for you to visit with your loved ones.
- Soto Betawi H. Husein
Soto Betawi is very famous here in Jakarta as it is one of their signature dishes. There is one delicious Soto Betawi spot in Jakarta that you shouldn’t miss which is Soto Betawi H. Husein. Soto lovers had been coming here to enjoy their food since they’ve opened in 1988. It is always filled with people and they usually run out of their Soto after lunch. They serve 3 kinds of Soto, Soto Betawi, Soto Daging, Soto Campur. Their Soto Betawi is very unique as they use cow’s milk instead of only using coconut milk. This gives their soto a much creamier taste and making it not too heavy. It is later filled with chicken meat and vegetables and then it is ready to be served. Soto Daging is filled with beef meat instead of chicken and the Soto Campur is filled with stripes and lungs.
Phone Number: +6221 83706476
Address: Jl. Padang Panjang No. 6C Pasar Manggis Setiabudi Jakarta Selatan DKI Jakarta 8 8, RT.8/RW.8, Ps. Manggis, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12850
Price Range: Rp.50.000,00 for two people(approx.)
Opening Hours: 07.00 – 14.00 (Saturday – Thursday)
- Soto Kudus Blok M
Soto Kudus is a type of Soto coming from Central Java. It is known for its unique way of serving their Soto. The broth is filled to a small bowl and is also filled with chicken meat and vegetables. They never use any beef stock or meat because they want to respect people who are Hindu. They instead use chicken or buffalo meat and stock for their dish. If you want to taste a delicious Soto Kudus, stop by Soto Kudus Blok M. This restaurant has been around since 1978 and they’re still up and running. Their Soto’s color is different because they have a clear broth as they don’t use coconut milk. The broth is savory and light and the meat is delicious and tender. For the side dishes, you can order rice with fried onions and a variety of Satays such as egg Satay and intestine Satay.
Phone Number: +6221 7262135
Address: Jl. KH. Ahmad Dahlan Kby. No.36, RT.3/RW.3, Kramat Pela, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12510
Price Range: Rp.80.000,00 for two people(approx.)
Opening Hours: 07.00 – 21.30 (Monday – Sunday)
- Coto Makassar Ampera Daeng Memang
If you’re a soto lover, Coto Makassar Ampera Daeng Memang is the perfect place for you. They serve Coto Makassar here, a Soto with a grayish-brown colored broth due to the various spices that are used. Like other Soto, Coto Makassar contains various types of offals in their dish. They also have a unique broth, as they mix their beef stock with rice water instead of coconut milk. This makes the broth very light and flavorful as well. They finish their dish by adding beef meat or offals such as lungs and gizzards with vegetables. For their side dishes, instead of rice, they serve a type of lontong from Makassar called Burasa. They also serve refreshments such as one of the signature drinks of Makassar, the Es Pisang Hijau.
Phone Number: +6221 7804438
Address: Jl. Ampera Raya No.17y, RT.7/RW.2, Ragunan, Kec. Ps. Minggu, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12550
Price Range: Rp.150.000,00 for two people(approx.)
Opening Hours: 08.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Sunday)
- Soto Ayam Ambengan Pak Sadi Asli
Soto Ambengan Chicken Pak Sadi is one of the tastiest soto you can find in South Jakarta. Unlike any other Soto Ayam, this soto has a thicker yellow color because it uses turmeric as one of the spices. This Soto was created by Pak Sadi in 1970 and the name is derived from the store’s location, Jalan Ambengan Surabaya. Their Soto is famous for its distinctive Koya flavor. Koya is an additional seasoning in the form of powder made by crushing shrimp crackers. It gives the broth of the Soto a much savory taste. The Soto consists of chicken meat, sliced eggs, vermicelli, and vegetables. They also serve rice and satays as their side dishes. This place is very popular among not only by Jakartans but Surabayans as well.
Phone Number: +6221 72793057
Address: Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No.28, RT.1/RW.6, Petogogan, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12170
Price Range: Rp.150.000,00 for two people(approx.)
08.00 – 22.00 (Monday)
08.00 – 21.30 (Tuesday – Sunday)
- Soto Padang H. St Mangkuto
This soto place has been open since 1942 but their taste has never changed until now. Soto Padang H. St Mangkuto is probably the best Soto Padang place in South Jakarta. They are one of the most famous and best-selling restaurants in the Pasar Baru area. This place is very popular even Indonesian Presidents and ministers have eaten here. They only have 2 menu items here, their iconic Soto Padang and Sate Padang, for almost 80 years. Their broth is made by mixing beef stock and spices such as turmeric, galangal, ginger. After filling the bowl with the broth, it is filled with slices of beef, vermicelli, and vegetables.
Phone Number: +6221 72789924
Address: Jl. K.H. Ahmad Dahlan No.22B, Kebayoran Baru, RT.1/RW.3, Kramat Pela, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12140
Price Range: Rp.130.000,00 for two people(approx.0
Opening Hours: 09.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)
So these are 5 of the best Soto places you can visit in South Jakarta. We hope this list can help you with finding your favorite Soto place! If you want to try another soto place you can click here!