15 Must-Visit Culinary Attractions in Jakarta

The busy life of everyday life in the city of Jakarta has succeeded in frustrating many people. This is what causes Jakartans to go on holiday to Puncak, Bogor, Bandung and surrounding areas on weekends. For those of you who don’t go to visit tourist attractions around Jakarta on weekends, you can try culinary tours in Jakarta. What are the culinary attractions in Jakarta that must be visited? Check out the reviews.

1. Kwetiaw Akang

Kwetiaw Akang
Kwetiaw Akang

Kwetiaw Akang has several branches, namely Kwetiaw Akang Cengkareng branch, Kwetiaw Akang Muara Karang branch, Kwetiaw Akang Mangga Besar branch, Kwetiaw Akang Pondok Indah branch, and Kwetiaw Akang Kelapa Gading branch. As the name implies, the mainstay menu at this place is kwetiaw, but there are also other menus such as siram rice which is very fragrant. If you come to Kwetiaw Akang on the weekend, get ready to eat when it is full because this restaurant, which costs around 30,000 Rupiah, will be very crowded.

2. Holycow Steak

Holycow Steak
Holycow Steak

Holycow is the name of a steakhouse that has branches in several major cities in Indonesia such as Yogyakarta, Surabaya, Bali and Jakarta. Holycow Jakarta is located in Senopati, Jalan Panjang, and Kelapa Gading. The mainstay menu offered at this restaurant is steak with a wide selection of sauces and levels of maturity. What’s interesting about this culinary tour is that you can get a free steak on your birthday. Simply by showing your KTP, you can already choose a steak for you to eat for free, provided you have to wear the crown that Holycow will prepare.

3. Tony Roma’s

Tony Roma's
Tony Roma’s

Tony Roma’s is the place to eat the best grilled ribs in Jakarta. The price is quite expensive, maybe it will be an obstacle for some people, but for those who have tried eating at Tony Roma’s, they will know why the price is quite expensive. Using the best ingredients and equipped with secret ingredients, Tony Roma’s offers a large enough portion of food that you will not regret paying a fortune. The mainstay menu of this restaurant is ribs and steak. Tony Roma’s Jakarta is open from 11 am to 11 pm, located in Gandaria City, Puri Indah, and Thamrin.

4. Pecenongan

Pecenongan
Pecenongan

Pecenongan is Jakarta’s nighttime culinary paradise. Dominated by tent stalls, the Jalan Pecenongan area, which opens for culinary tours from 5 in the evening, will be getting busier at night. Even though they are tent stalls, the price of food in the Pecenongan area is no less expensive than the price of food in luxury malls. The types of food that are most sought after on Jalan Pecenongan are seafood, chinese food, and also martabak. Since becoming famous as a culinary tourism spot in Jakarta in the 1970s, Jalan Pecenongan has been visited by many foreign tourists.

5. Kwetiau Beef 78 Mangga Besar

Kway Teow Beef 78 Mangga Besar
Kway Teow Beef 78 Mangga Besar

Located on the edge of the Mangga Besar highway, Kwetiau Sapi 78 Mangga Besar is a simple restaurant but offers legendary beef kwetiau and is busy every day, especially at night. In addition to selling kwetiau which is its flagship menu, Kwetiau Sapi 78 Mangga Besar also offers noodles and vermicelli with various choices of contents such as seafood, beef, chicken, vegetables, and others. If you can choose a seat, choose a seat near the front door because the seat inside is more stuffy.

6. Martabak Boss

Martabak Boss
Martabak Boss

Located in Menteng, Martabak Boss offers a martabak dining experience with different sensations and flavors. The shop itself is unique, shaped like a yellow ship container and caricature images. Besides offering original martabak such as sweet martabak and egg martabak, Martabak Boss also offers nutella martabak, skippy martabak, duren martabak, pineapple martabak, ovomaltine martabak, toblerone martabak, and pandan martabak. Even though the price is quite expensive, you should come before 6 pm because after 6 pm the queues will start to get long, so you have to wait up to 1 hour to be able to enjoy your martabak.

7. Bandar Djakarta

Bandar Djakarta
Bandar Djakarta

Bandar Djakarta was first established in 2001 with a capacity of 200 people, now the capacity of Bandar Djakarta has reached 1600 seats. This restaurant, which is located by the sea in Jakarta, to be precise in Ancol, has a mainstay menu of seafood with beautiful views and a comfortable atmosphere. Seating options available are indoors, on the floor, and also on the beach. Because of its location close to cooking ingredients, seafood in Bandar Djakarta is guaranteed freshness and price.

8. Magnum Cafe

Magnum Cafe is a paradise for ice cream and chocolate lovers. Located at Grand Indonesia Mall and Pondok Indah Mall, Magnum Cafe offers another way to enjoy magnum ice cream. Apart from modified magnum ice cream, Magnum Cafe also offers other light dishes such as various flavors of french fries, spaghetti, cakes, waffles, calamari, and others. This restaurant which is famous for its desserts will be very crowded on weekends, even though the price is quite expensive, around 45,000 Rupiah per ice cream.

9. Jemahdi Seafood

Jemahdi Seafood
Jemahdi Seafood

Jemahdi Seafood Restaurant is a suitable place for seafood culinary lovers. Offering a comfortable and family friendly restaurant concept, Jemahdi Seafood will entertain every visitor as if they were at home. Every dish cooked at Jemahdi Seafood will be cooked by a chef who is experienced in processing seafood so that with a tantalizing taste and affordable price, this restaurant is a must-visit for seafood lovers. Jemahdi Seafood is located in Pluit, Pantai Indah Kapuk, and Pesanggrahan.

10. Kemang Food Festival

Kemang Food Festival
Kemang Food Festival

Kemang Food Festival is a culinary tourism location in the Kemang area with a food court concept. This place is very popular, especially for students who live around Kemang because of its affordable prices, large selection of food, and also the atmosphere is very suitable for kongkow. Food outlets here will start to open from 5 pm to midnight, and will reach the peak of the crowd at 7 pm and above. On weekends, the Kemang Food Festival also likes to perform live music so that the atmosphere will be even more lively.

11. Sengoku Noodle

Sengoku Noodle
Sengoku Noodle

Sengoku Noodle is a place to eat on Pantai Indah Kapuk which is quite famous for its delicious and affordable ramen, starting from IDR 30,000 you can enjoy a delicious serving of ramen. This restaurant that provides indoor and outdoor dining places often appears on daily deals or coupon websites so you can eat at this place at a fairly cheap price, but keep in mind that the menus here mostly contain pork.

12. Social House

Social House
Social House

Located at Mall Grand Indonesia, Social House is a restaurant with panoramic views of the city of Jakarta. Even though it is expensive, this place is very crowded with visitors, and you will often see celebrities coming to the Social House on weekends. The most famous drink at the Social House is the homemade grandma’s iced lemon tea, while the most famous dishes include the capricciosa pizza and the green chili grilled ribs.

13. Grill Sandwich

Grilled Sandwich
Grilled Sandwich

Sandwich Bakar which is located in Puri Indah is a hangout place that has a mainstay menu in the form of sandwiches that are grilled not using charcoal, but rather baked using a cooking place like tepanyaki. Apart from sandwiches, there is also a heavier food menu such as steak, pasta, fried rice, spaghetti, and wedang ronde. Favorite menus at Sandwich Bakar are beef black pepper sandwich, tuna sandwich, and smoked beef sandwich with egg and cheese.

14. Joni Steak

Joni Steak
Joni Steak

Joni Steak currently has 3 branches in Jakarta, namely Joni Steak Pasar Baru, Joni Steak Gajah Mada, and Joni Steak Kalimalang. Joni Steak provides several choices of steak meat such as sirloin, tenderloin, wagyu, and also rib eye with a choice of BBQ sauce, mushroom, black pepper, and garlic. In addition, the restaurant, which has been open since 2005, also offers chicken and fish menus.

15. Kamseng Restaurant

Kamseng Restaurant
Kamseng Restaurant

Kamseng Restaurant is a 24 hour restaurant located in Mangga Besar. The mainstay menu in this 2-story restaurant is pork tongue and various types of porridge, to complement your kamseng porridge, order cakwe which is sold separately for a more perfect porridge taste.

Want other recommendations for Jakarta culinary spots? Read: 25 Must-Try Culinary Attractions in Jakarta

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