Exotic Food in Jakarta
Influenced by culinary delights from other countries such as America, Africa, Spain, Italy, Portugal and South Asia, South American cuisine has a unique taste and comes in a variety of variants, It’s really worth to try. Without any further, here’s the Guide to the most authentic South American Dishes in Jakarta.
With Espeto Corrido, the servants will go around from table to table while carrying chunks of meat satay cut directly on the visitor’s table. Tucano’s, headed by Executive Chef Aldecy Bastos from Brazil, Enjoy their all you can eat Brazilian BBQ & Buffet starts from IDR 198K++. Also try the flagship menu of steak churrasco, moqueca fish soup, and the greatest Grilled Pineapple.
IDR 498K++ (Weekdays)
IDR 568++ (Weekend)
When : Monday – Sunday 11:30 – 22:00
Where : Pavilion Retail Archade, Lt. Dasar
Sudestada offers a complete culinary delight with an Argentine-style dining experience, Occupied a distinguishable two-storey building, immediately identifiable with its floor-to-ceiling glass panels and red brick walls, that resembles a grand Argentinian house, complete with a quaint patio and its horse polo sports painting and an expansive outdoor courtyard. When you come here, try their Matambre the beef is super tender and juicy, Spanish Broken Eggs, and also their mixed mushroom pizza. I’ll tell you a little secrets, actually all the menu here is super delicious, and a little tips don’t forget to order the Sangria, it’ll complete the dining experience.
Price : ± IDR 150K/Person
Breakfast 07:00 – 11:00
Lunch & Dinner 11:00 – 22:30
Where : Jl. Irian No. 18, Gondangdia, Menteng
Henshin at The Westin
Henshin The highest restaurant in Indonesia, located on the 67th floor of the Westin Hotel, here you can taste Peruvian dishes with Japanese influences known as the Nikkei. The Nikkei style menu was born thanks to the arrival of Japanese immigrants in Peru about 30 years ago. The chefs will process Peruvian food ingredients in the Japanese way. You can find ceviche, ensalada, tiradito, sashimi and nigiri Nikkei, fried sushi, fried rice, noodle and soup. Headed by Chef Hajime Kasuga, Henshin uses tiger’s milk, a Peruvian-based orange sauce as the main ingredient in various seafood creations. Besides sashimi and roll, other favorite menus are Langosta, Del Pato and Arroz Con Pato. The best thing about this place, you will be treated to a beautiful view of the Jakarta landscape, especially at night.
Price : ± IDR 700K/ Person
Sunday – Thursday
Lunch 12:00 – 14:30
Dinner 18:00 – 22:00
Friday – Saturday
Lunch 12:00 – 14:30
Dinner 18:00 – 24:00
The Westin Jakarta, Lantai 67-69, Jl. H. R. Rasuna Said, Kuningan
El Asador South American Restaurant
South American food is not complete if you have not eaten steak. El Asador is a South American restaurant specializing in meat dishes such as churrasco and bone in ribeye which is roasted open with wood called parrilla. Available steaks (beef, chicken, mutton and salmon), rolled savory crepes, sandwiches, burgers, and pasta. Make sure you enjoy your steak with an Argentinian sauce, chimichurri.
Price : ± IDR 200K/ Person
Monday – Thursday 11:00 – 23:00
Friday 10:00 – 22:00
Saturday 10:00 – 23:00
Sunday 09:30 – 23:00
Where : Kemang Point Building, Lantai Ground, Jl. Kemang Raya, Kemang
Fat Shogun, which occupies the rooftop floor of the BTPN Tower, is one of a handful of restaurants in Jakarta that offer Nikkei (Japanese – Peruvian) dishes. Suitable for you who want to try Japanese food that is different from usual. The feel of Japan will be felt once you set foot in the Fat Shogun which is seen from the emperor’s mural and its interior which is filled with wooden gates typical of Japanese temples. The menu at Fat Shogun is divided into ensalada, tostada, roll, nigiri, anticucho, as well as an appetizer and main. Try the mainstay menus such as yellowtail jalapeno, ceviche, Arroz Con Pato, Nikkei quesadilla, Nikkei salmon and scallop chirashi, ceviche roll, and loco maguro it’s super good.
Price : ± IDR 150K/ Person
Sunday – Thursday 17:00 – 24:00
Friday & Saturday 17:00 – 02:00
Where : Menara BTPN, Lantai Rooftop, Jl. Dr. Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung, Kuningan