Must-Try Indonesian Restaurants in Cipete
Twenty-minutes ride from SCBD, you’ll arrive at one of South Jakarta’s culinary heaven, Cipete. Similar to its surrounding neighborhoods, Cipete has a lot to offer when it’s come to food. Living in Jakarta is not complete without tasting some local cuisines. Lucky for you, there are a handful of great restaurants that offer the best local cuisines in Cipete that you need to check out. Here are some of our recommendations for authentic Indonesian restaurants to spice up your day!
1. Ikan Bakar Cianjur, Cipete
This restaurant offers one of the best seafood in town. is their specialty dish so you definitely want to give this one a try.. We can say that this restaurant is best fit for you to have lunch or dinner colleagues, friends, and family to eat
You can feel the authentic Sundanese culture when stepping into this restaurant. There’s Sundanese traditional music playing in the background and the waiter/waitress is dressed in Sundanese traditional attire.
Our favorite dish in this restaurant is Gurame Asam Manis, which is deep-fried carp fish doused in sweet and sour sauce. Not a big fan of fish? Then try Ayam Goreng. This Indonesian-style fried chicken will definitely fit your tastebuds! And don’t forget to order one of Indonesia’s heritage dessert/drink, Es Campur. It’s a combination of tender coconut, jelly, grass jelly, avocado, and fermented cassava, topped with shaved ice and coconut milk. It is the best way to end your meal!
Address: Jl. Cipete Raya No.35, RW.6, Cipete Sel., Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12410
Phone Number: (021) 75900222
Social Media: @ikanbakarcianjur on Instagram
Drinks starting from Rp10.000,00 – Rp33.000,00
Mains starting from Rp25.000,00 – Rp110.000,00
Opening Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Monday – Sunday)
2. Aroma Padi
Looking for a modern take on Indonesian food but still want the authentic taste? Aroma Padi just might be the one for you! Aroma Padi is an Indonesian – Peranakan restaurant that serves modern style Indonesia dishes without taking away its authenticity.
Once you enter the restaurant, you might feel a modern and chic atmosphere due to its interior but once you try the food, the taste is still comparable to the average local restaurant – maybe even better. Our favorite dish from Aroma Padi is Iga Garang Asam – beef ribs cooked with a variety of traditional spices and a mixture of chili and tomatoes. Two words that describe this dish: fresh and spicy!
Address: Jl. Cipete Raya No.6, RW.4, Cipete Sel., Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12410
Phone Number: (021) 27822000
Social Media: @aromapadi_cipete on Instagram
Coffee-based drinks starting from Rp20.000,00 – Rp33.000,00
Non-coffee drinks starting from Rp25.000,00 – Rp35.000,00
Opening Hours: 10 AM – 10 PM (Monday – Sunday)
3. Nasi Jeruk Tanggal Tua, Cipete
Based on its name, Nasi Jeruk Tanggal Tua is a good option for those who want to eat a decent Indonesian meal without hurting your pockets. In Indonesian, the term tanggal tua means the last days of the month when you’re running low on money while waiting for your next paycheck to come. If you currently relate to this term, then Nasi Jeruk Tanggal Tua is a great place for you to visit.
Surprisingly, the restaurant is filled with cute decorations and cafe-likey interior design. Definitely a good spot to grab something to eat and hang out with your friends. Our all-time favorite from Nasi Jeruk Tanggal Tua is Nasi Jeruk Ayam Cabe Kering – orange-fragranced rice, topped with dried chili, stirred fried chicken, dried potatoes, and eggs. It is a delicious complete package of Indonesian meals! Also, many people tend to order food from here via online delivery service (like GoFood or GrabFood). So, if you’re living in Cipete area or anywhere near and are too lazy to leave your place, just order it online and enjoy this flavourful and affordable food at the comforts of your home.
Address: Jl. Cipete Raya No.2a, RW.4, Cipete Sel., Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12410
Phone Number: +62813-1037-8107
Social Media: @nasijeruktanggaltua on Instagram
Drinks starting from Rp8.000,00 – Rp18.000,00
Light-snacks starting from Rp6.000,00 – Rp30.000,00
Mains starting from Rp25.000,00 – Rp35.000,00
Opening Hours: 9 AM – 9 PM (Monday – Sunday)
4. Nyai Rasa Restaurant & Catering Services
Do you love Indonesian food? Do you like dishes that are rich in spices and are bold in flavor? Then you should come to visit Nyai Rasa Restaurant. Located in Cipete, it is a one-stop Indonesian restaurant for you due to the variety of menus they offer.. This restaurant has a large eating area which makes this restaurant a great place for office lunches, family gatherings, or other large group events.
Our main favorite dish to order at Nyai Rasa is the Ayam Goreng Nyai Rasa – a signature dish that consists of Indonesian-style fried chicken with Nyai Rasa’s special secret sauce that will seriously blow your mind! A bit hot from the spice?? Cooldown your mouth by drinking Jus Segar Sehat, which is a combination of ice-blended pineapple, Pak Choy, and lemon juice. Surely a fresh way to finish your meal!
Address: Jl. Cipete Raya No.3, Cipete Sel., Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, 12410.
Phone Number: (021) 29125588
Social Media: @nyairasa on Instagram
Drinks starting from Rp10.000,00 – Rp32.500,00
Mains starting from Rp38.000,00 – Rp60.000,00
Opening Hours: 10 AM – 2 AM (Monday – Friday)
5. Pagi Sore, Cipete
Have you ever heard that rendang is one of the most delicious food in the world? It was even ranked #1 at some point. at Pagi Sore, a Padangnese restaurant that is full of mouthwatering traditional Padang food (link to Padang Food related article) that will satisfy your stomach. Our favorite and local’s choice from Pagi Sore is no other than the famous Nasi Padang!
Phone Number: (021) 7667000
Social Media: @pagisorecipete on Instagram
Address: Jl. Cipete Raya No.2 No. 1, RW.4, Cipete Sel., Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, 12410.
Drinks starting from Rp18.000,00
Mains starting from Rp26.400,00 – Rp316.800,00
Opening Hours: 10 AM – 11:30 PM (Monday – Sunday)