7 Unique Restaurants in Jakarta that Not Many People Know
Culinary adventures in Jakarta are endless. Aside from Korean restaurants, Japanese cuisine, and all-you-can-eat restaurants, there are many other options that you can explore. If you want to try something different, some of these unique restaurants serve cuisine from countries you rarely hear about you can find in Jakarta.
- Africa Food Center Nwanyi Nnewi
This African Food Center (AFC) is a restaurant in Jakarta owned by a Nigerian who lives in Indonesia. So with no doubt, the taste of the food is authentic especially because they use African spices which have been directly imported from there. Now you do not need to go so far to Africa to have African dish experience! or before you actually go to Africa, why don’t you try out to have lunch or dinner here to have some experience of african food beforehand so you will not be too foreign with the local foods there!
If you’re tired of yakiniku or Korean BBQ, try to taste Turkish-style grilled meat. In this restaurant, you can eat as much as you want and enjoy the smell of beef grilled on a traditional clay grill. Besides beef and chicken, there is also mutton as the meat options. The buffet menu is diverse, appetizers to various sweet desserts all available here.
Have you ever tasted typical Greek dishes? Well, at HaloNiko you can try Kimado Pita, Spanako Pita, Loukoumades, to Souvlaki and Yemista! These menu names may still be foreign to you, but they are worth a try. Besides enjoying typical Greek food, you can also enjoy the Instagramable atmosphere at this restaurant! Experience Greek food from an Indonesian point of view.
- El Alsador
This is the place if you want to taste a variety of South American cuisine cooked by Indonesians. You can start eating with appetizers such as empanadas, nachos or quesadillas that are available here. You can also enjoy various steaks and grilled meats with South American spices that have a kick taste to it. Review all the food in this restaurant by yourself!.
- Al Nafoura
You can enjoy a variety of Middle Eastern food, especially Lebanese food, at this restaurant. Some worth trying are tabouleh, babaganoush, and labneh. No need to be confused about which one to order because there is also a platter menu consisting of many kinds of foods on one plate.
- Tucanos Brazilian Churrasco
This restaurant in Jakarta will take you to Brazil with delicious steaks and a cheerful atmosphere. Even better, the food here can be enjoyed using the all you can eat method! Just pay one price and you can enjoy picanha, alcatraz, and other food to your heart’s content. Where else can you enjoy these tasty Brazilian foods in Jakarta?
- Tak Kie Ice Coffee
Es Tak Kie Coffee Shop is a favorite place to hang out for parents and grandparents in Indonesia, still standing today and even has become a favorite amongst the younger generations too. This legendary restaurant in Jakarta has been around since 1927 and is to be the oldest coffee shop in Jakarta. Apart from the coffee, the atmosphere in this shop also has an old-school feel and reminds us of old films. Even though it already has several branches in the capital, its main shop in the Glodok area remains the most popular location.
Whether your trips take you to a long stroll on beaches, delicious cuisines, relaxing spas and resorts or urban attractions, extra research will give you the best experience for your visit. Get to know more about Jakarta by visiting Wonderful Indonesia.