Indonesian Culinary Delights in Jakarta:  from Aceh to Papua

Indonesian Culinary Delights in Jakarta: from Aceh to Papua

Indonesian cuisine is one of the richest culinary traditions in the world and full of strong flavors. The richness of its cuisine is a reflection of the cultural diversity and traditions of the archipelago consisting of around 6,000 inhabited islands. In every region and province, there is a variety of specialty dishes. You can enjoy all these specialties dishes in Jakarta, from end to end, from Aceh to Papua cuisine. Here are 16 Indonesian regional restaurants in Jakarta that you must try to get the endless culinary delights experience of Indonesia.

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1. Aceh: Mie Aceh Bang Jaly

Let’s start from the westernmost province in Indonesia, Aceh. In Jakarta, Aceh cuisine began to appear both with the street vendors or restaurant concept. Like this restaurant, Mie Aceh Bang Jaly. Here, we can choose and enjoy several types of typical Aceh dish including Nasi Goreng, Martabak Kari Kambing, Roti Cane, and others. One of the menus that you must order is, of course, the Aceh noodles, with its delicious taste from the tempting mixture of spices.

Address: Jl. Bintaro Raya No.2, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 – 7238 – 630

Social Media:

Price Range: Rp30.000,00 – Rp60.000,00 per person

Opening Hours:

10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Friday)

10.00 – 01.00 (Saturday – Sunday)

2. Medan: Medan Baru

This Medan restaurant is well-known for its deliciousness. You can choose a variety of typical Sumatran dishes, especially Medan. One of the most recommended dishes is their highly iconic Gulai Kepala Kakap. The place was classified as luxury and modern with a large capacity. Very suitable for your lunch gathering!

Address: Jl. Pesanggarahan No.168 D-E, Jakarta Barat

Phone Number: +6221 – 5806 – 207

Social Media: https://rumahmakanmedanbaru.business.site

Price Range: Rp75.000,00 – Rp125.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

3. Batak: Lapo Marpadotbe

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Lapo Marpadotbe

You can enjoy this typical Bataknese dish located in Rawamangun. The favorite menu in this most delicious Batak restaurant in Jakarta is the fried pork. The pigskin is very crunchy and tasty, while the meat tastes so tender. The most suitable drink to accompany you is the iconic Sarsaparilla Cap Badak. Yummy!

Address: Jl. Ahmad Yani No.26, Jakarta Timur

Phone Number: +6221 – 8560 – 933

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp50.000,00 – Rp100.000,00 per person

Opening Hours:

09.00 – 18.00 (Monday – Friday, Sunday)

Closed (Saturday)

4. Padang: Bopet Mini

One of the famous Padang restaurants in Jakarta is Bopet Mini. Bopet Mini has been established since the 1980s. This legendary restaurant serves fans of Minang cuisine ranging from their breakfast mainstay menus such as Bubur Kampiun and Ketupat Sayur Minang. While for lunch and dinner there are Kepala Kakap, Ayam Pop, Rendang, Gulai, Soto Padang, Sate Padang, and many more. 

Read more: Your Guide to Padang Food

Address: Jl. Bendungan Hilir No.Kav 1A, Jakarta Pusat

Phone Number: +6221 – 5713 – 505

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Price Range: Rp30.000,00 – Rp50.000,00 per person

Opening Hours:

07.00 – 21.30 (Monday – Friday, Sunday)

07.00 – 19.00 (Saturday)

5. Palembang: Pempek Palembang & Otak-Otak 161

Pempek is a typically iconic food of Palembang made from soft groundfish with sago flour. You can enjoy the most delectable pempek in Pempek Palembang & Otak-Otak 161. Do not doubt the taste, its deliciously-guaranteed especially for the Adaan and Lenjer. They also serve some other Palembang dishes, such as Laksa, Tekwan, or Burgo.

Address: Jl. Boulevard Kelapa Gading Raya Blok FW I No.26, Jakarta Utara

Phone Number: +6221 – 4526 – 607

Social Media: –

Price Range: Rp40.000,00 – Rp70.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 08.00 – 20.30 (Monday – Sunday)

6. Bangka: Kampoeng Bangka

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Kampoeng Bangka

In Jakarta, there are rarely found restaurants that serve typical Bangka Island food. Kampoeng Bangka is the first restaurant in Jakarta that serves a variety of delicious and fresh foods of the Bangka Island. Various dishes such as kinds of seafood, fish crackers, pastries, shrimp paste, and even a variety of typical Bangka’s sambal sauce are their signatures.

Address: Jl. Panglima Polim No.102, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 – 7392 – 344

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp50.000,00 – Rp150.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

7. Sunda: Dapur Sunda

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Dapur Sunda

In Fatmawati, you can find very tempting Sundanese Restaurant, Dapur Sunda. Dapur Sunda is exposed to only presenting fresh dishes. For example, when you order fish dishes, the fish will be taken directly from the fish pond. One of the best seller menus here is the flying carp. The fish meat is very tasty and will increasingly taste good when you enjoy it with chili and warm rice.

Address: Jl. Cipete Raya No.13, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 – 7694 – 834

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp75.000,00 – Rp200.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

8. Betawi: Kafe Betawi

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Kafe Betawi

This Betawi restaurant is easy to find because they are open in several malls in Jakarta, one of them is Pacific Place Mall. Their Soto Betawi is really appetizing, the meat is tender, and it gets fresher when lime is added. For snacks, the delicious and tasty Rangi cakes can be your coffee buddy.

Address: Pacific Place Mall, 4th Floor, Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 – 5140 – 2709

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp75.000,00 – Rp200.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

9. Jawa: Dapur Solo

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Dapur Solo

Dapur Solo is a mainstay typical Javanese restaurant in Jakarta. There are various typical Javanese menus such as Comro, Serabi Solo, Bubur Jawa, and Nasi Langgi offered here. For the drink, it clearly can not be separated from the delicious serving of warm ginger.

Address: Jl. Panglima Polim IX No.25, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 – 7222 – 311

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp50.000,00 – Rp100.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

10. Yogyakarta: Gudeg Sagan

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Rumah Makan Gudeg Sagan

Plan to eat the typical Yogyakarta dish, Gudeg, with a calm and homey atmosphere? Gudeg Sagan can be your choice. Gudeg Sagan is famous for its legit, savory, and distinctive spices. The chicken also uses Ayam Kampung so it tastes softer. A portion of Gudeg can be eaten with Krecek, boiled eggs, Tempe Bacem, and fluffier rice.

Address: Jl. Ciranjang No.4, Jakara Selatan

Phone Number: +62812 – 4114 – 123

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp30.000,00 – Rp50.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 09.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Sunday)

11. Bali: Putu Made

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Putu Made

Carrying the tagline “Flavors of Bali”, Putu Made tries to bring the special cuisine of the Dewata Island to the capital city with a more modern atmosphere but does not eliminate the original taste. One of the featured dishes in Putu Made is the iconic Nasi Campur Bali and also a set of Betutu Duck served with Komo soup, long bean, and 3 types of sambal, Klungkung, Bongkot, and coconut sambal.

Address: Senayan City, 5th Floor, Jl. Asia Afrika, Jakarta Pusat

Phone Number: +6221 – 7278 – 1519

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp100.000,00 – Rp200.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

12. Lombok: Rumah Makan Taliwang Bersaudara

Rumah Makan Taliwang Bersaudara is one of the legendary Lombok restaurants in Jakarta because this restaurant has been serving for around 30 years. This restaurant has a very authentic spicy Taliwang Chicken dish with the tempting signature Lombok sambal.

Address: Jl. Tebet Raya No.10A, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 – 8298 – 592

Social Media: –

Price Range: Rp50.000,00 – Rp100.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

13. Kalimantan: Bubur Singkawang Ajun

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Bubur Singkawang Ajun

This Kalimantan typical porridge is clearly different from other porridge in general. This porridge uses chicken curry and the texture is not too rough. You can choose your own topping that you want to fill the porridge, from frogs, fish, pork, shrimp, to squid.

Address: Jl. Krendang Tengah No.25, Jakarta Barat

Phone Number: +62856 – 8284 – 8225

Social Media: https://bubursingkawangajun.buiness.site

Price Range: Rp50.000,00 – Rp75.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 06.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Sunday)

14. Makassar: Rumah Makan Marannu

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Rumah Makan Marannu

Marannu presents as one of Makassar’s most recommended restaurants in Jakarta. The flagship menu is the unbeatable Konro Bakar and don’t forget to order the special dessert here, Es Pisang Ijo that will refresh your day.

Address: Jl. Boulevard Kelapa Gading Raya Blok TA No.27, Jakarta Utara

Phone Number: +6221 – 4520 – 155

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp75.000,00 – Rp200.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 09.30 – 22.00 (Monday – Sunday)

15. Manado: Sarang Oci

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Sarang Oci Resto Manado

Sarang Oci is a restaurant that serves a variety of typical Manado dishes such as Bubur Manado, Kuah Asam Fillet Goropa, Cakalang Fufu Cabe Rica, and many others. This Manado restaurant has been everyone’s favorite because in addition to a comfortable place and the price is also affordable.

Address: Jl. Panjang Arteri Kelapa Dua Raya No.9, Jakarta Barat

Phone Number: +6221 – 5329 – 791

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp75.000,00 – Rp200.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 10.00 – 21.30 (Monday – Sunday)

16. Papua: Papoea by Nature

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Papua by Nature

Papua has many appetizing unique dishes. You can taste a variety of typical Papuan dishes at Papoea by Nature that will spoil your tongue. Not only take elements of Papua in their dishes, but this restaurant also uses local ingredients from Papua. You can try Sago, Asar Fish, and the original Sayur Lilin at this restaurant. 

Address: Jl. Pakubuwono VI No.77, Jakarta Selatan

Phone Number: +6221 –  2751 – 694

Social Media: Instagram

Price Range: Rp100.000,00 – Rp200.000,00 per person

Opening Hours: 

10.00 – 18.00 (Monday – Tuesday, Friday – Sunday)

Closed (Wednesday – Thursday)

Although in reality, Indonesia still has so much to offer regarding culinary, we hope this recommendation list can help you to better portray the richness of Indonesian cuisine. Have a great food adventure!

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