When in Jakarta, You Must Eat These Street Foods

Ask you expat friends to discover our local street foods! Satisfy them with our delicious and tantalising meals that you can find in the streets of Jakarta. We bet that they’re gonna love it.

We have picked our top 5 places for each street foods. Hope it helps!

And, if you have any suggestions, please do tell us! We would love to hear from you.

1. Martabak Manis

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Our top picks:

  • Martabak Sinar Bulan – Jl. Muara Karang Raya No. 101, Pluit, North Jakarta
  • Martabak 65A Pecenongan – Jl.Pecenongan Raya No. 65A, Pecenongan, Central Jakarta
  • Martabak AA Minangkabau – Jl. Raya Manggarai Manggarai, Tebet, South Jakarta
  • Martabak San Fransisco –  Jalan Sunan Giri No. 1F, Rawamangun, East Jakarta
  • Martabak Bangka Akim –  Jl. Tanjung Duren Utara IV No. 455 – 457, Grogol, West Jakarta

2. Satay

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Our top picks:

  • Sate Taichan Bang Ocit –  Jl. Asia Afrika, Senayan, Central Jakarta
  • Sate Ayam Barokah Khas Madura – Jl. Wolter Monginsidi, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
  • Sate Ayam Kambing RSPP – Jl. Kyai Maja No. 21, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
  • Sate Babi Johan (NON HALAL) – Jl. Green Ville Blok Blok No. 34, Kebon Jeruk, West Jakarta
  • Sate Apjay – Apjay Food Market, Jl. Panglima Polim IX No. 22, Melawai, South Jakarta

3. Soto Betawi

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Our top picks:

  • Soto Betawi Haji Mamat – Jl. Gading Serpong Boulevard Blok Aa 04 No.29, South Tangerang
  • Soto Betawi Afung – Jalan Pancoran, Gang Gloria No.12A, Glodok, Central Jakarta
  • Soto Betawi H. Husein –  Jl. Padang Panjang No. 6C Pasar Manggis, Setiabudi, South Jakarta
  • Soto Betawi Bang Sawit – Jl. Boulevard Raya, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta
  • Soto Betawi Bang Nawi – Jl. Danau Agung II blok E3 no 9 C, Sunter, North Jakarta

4. Nasi Goreng

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Our top picks:

  • Nasi Goreng Kambing Kebon Sirih –  Jl. Kebon Sirih Barat Dalam I, Menteng, Central Jakarta
  • Nasi Goreng Rempah Mafia – Jl. Tebet Raya No. 27D, South Jakarta
  • Nasi Goreng Kebuli Apjay – Jl. Panglima Polim IX, Melawai, South Jakarta
  • Nasi Goreng Warung Bhakti – Jl. Bhakti Blok S, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
  • Nasi Goreng Gila OK – Jl. Sidoarjo No. 3, Menteng, Central Jakarta

5. Bakso

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Our top picks:

  • Bakso Solo Samrat – Jl. Boulevard Raya Blok WB2 No. 1, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta
  • Bakso Akiaw 99 – Jl. Mangga Besar Raya No. 2B, West Jakarta
  • Bakso Boedjangan – Jl. Cempaka Putih Raya No. 101, Cempaka Putih, Central Jakarta
  • Bakso Gallant – Jl. Sunter Hijau Raya No. 10-11, Sunter, North Jakarta
  • Bakso Mas Kumis – Jl. Aipda Ks. Tubun Raya, Slipi, West Jakarta

6. Rujak

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Our top picks:

  • Rujak Kolam Medan – ITC Mangga Dua Level 3, Jl. Mangga Dua Raya, North Jakarta
  • Rujak Juhi (in front of Ragusa) – Jl. Veteran 1, Gambir, Central Jakarta
  • Rujak Cingur Cak Anton – Jl. Bintaro Utama Blok 4, No. 9, Bintaro
  • Rujak Kuliner Theresia – Jl. Gereja Theresia 43, Central Jakarta
  • Rujak Jangkung 212 Megaria – Jl. Pangeran Diponegoro No. 21, Menteng, Central Jakarta

7. Pisang Goreng

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Our top picks:

  • Pisang Goreng Madu Bu Nanik – Jalan Tanjung Duren Raya No.67, Grogol, West Jakarta
  • Pisang Goreng Pontianak 168 –  Jl. Bulevar Kelapa Gading FW 1 No 19, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta
  • Pisang Goreng Afong – Jl. Danau Sunter Utara Blok F20 No. 24, North Jakarta
  • Pisang Goreng Kalimantan Ameng – Jl. Tanjung Duren Raya No. 15, Grogol, West Jakarta
  • Pismanis – Jl. Boulevard Raya, Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta

8. Ketoprak & Gado-Gado

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Our top picks:

  • Ketoprak Ciragil – Jl. Ciragil II, Blok Q No. 24, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
  • Ketoprak Mitro –  Jl. Mandala Raya No. 5, Tomang, West Jakarta
  • Ketoprak Phurwa Bharata –  Jl. Kalilio No. 15, Senen, Central Jakarta
  • Gado-Gado Cemara – Jl. Tanah Abang V No. 36, Central Jakarta
  • Gado-Gado Bon Bin – Jl. Cikini 4 No. 5, Cikini, Central Jakarta

9. Kerak Telor

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Our top picks:

  • It’s not too easy to find Kerak Telor in Jakarta these days. Usually, you can spot this street food in Kemayoran area (especially during Jakarta Fair), Kota Tua or any traditional culinary festival.

10. Traditional Beverages & Desserts

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Our top picks:

  • Sinar Garut Insan Putra Pak H. Ucu – Jl. Pecenongan Raya, Loksem Pecenongan
  • Es Podeng Gareng – Jl. Birah 3 No.4, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta
  • Es Teler Sari Mulia Asri – Metropole 21, Jl. Pegangsaan Timur No. 21, Cikini, Central Jakarta
  • Es Pisang Ijo Pemuda – Jl. Tanjung Duren Utara 4 blok 0 No. 488C, Tanjung Duren, West Jakarta
  • Pondol (Pondok Es Cendol) – Jl. Dokter Muwardi I No. 23, Grogol, West Jakarta

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