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5 Delicious and Cheap Dining Spots for Breaking the Fast

By Isny Dewi R

21 May 2019

5 tasty and cheap dining spots in Jakarta.

As a city that has a lot of culinary choices, it is certainly not difficult to find the right place to break the fast in Central Jakarta. But if you want a delicious food without having to spend deeply, these five spots in Central Jakarta should be included in your list!

1. Nasi Uduk Gondangdia
The legendary nasi uduk that has existed since 1993 has a distinctive and authentic taste. The rice wrapped in cone-shaped banana leaves, the texture is not too soft or hard with the distinctive aroma of bay leaves. The choice of side dishes is quite a lot from chicken, egg, intestines, tripe, squid, shrimp, to various choices of fried and grilled fish. The prices are very friendly, ranging from Rp. 13,000 to Rp. 20,000.

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Nasi Uduk Gondangdia
Address: Jl. Cikini IV No. 12, Cikini, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Opening Hours: Every day 10.00 – 00.00 WIB

2. Nasi Kapau Sabana Bana
The existence of kapau rice on Jalan Kramat Raya has been smelled since 1970s. At that time, there were not as many sellers as now. Then, which one is the most delicious? One of the most famous Kapau rice sellers in this region is Nasi Kapau Sabana Bana. The delicacy of Kapau Sabana Bana is in fact not just a figment. Many public figures have tasted the pleasure of this one Kapau rice.

You can choose from from snapper head curry, rendang, balado beef jerky, green chili duck, rib bone soup, beef brain curry, tukung, grilled chicken, curry chicken, and more. The prices are also quite cheap, starting from only Rp 22,000 to Rp 50,000.

Nasi Kapau Sabana Bana
Address: Jl. Kramat Raya No.15, Kramat, Senen, Central Jakarta
Opening Hours: 24 hours

3. Pempek Megaria

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Pempek in Pegangsaan Timur area has been established since 1989. This place offers pempek with a very soft and soft texture. The tenggiri fish is taste perfectly, and there is not fishy smell. This is what makes many people addicted to try it again and again.

One of the favourite menus here is Pempek Kapal Selam (Rp. 25,000) with egg in it. The menu is actually not much different than other pempek kalam selam. A pempek kapal selam is served with spicy sweet black sauce. This sauce makes the taste more delicious.

Pempek Megaria
Address: Jalan Kompleks Megaria No.15, Pegangsaan, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Opening hours: Every day: 12.00 – 21.00 WIB

4. Bumen Jaya 2

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If you want to eat satay to break your fast, you can choose this one food stall. Bumen Jaya 2 is famous for its chicken satay, lamb satay and tongseng which have top notch taste. In addition to satay and tongseng, there are also other menus such as fried rice and fried noodle which are no less delicious. The prices ranging from Rp. 23,000 to Rp. 75,000.

Bumen Jaya 2
Address: Jl. Danau Tondano No. AA 2, Bendungan Hilir, Central Jakarta
Opening Hours: Every day: 10.00 – 23.00 WIB

5. Bubur Cikini H.R. Sulaeman
This porridge has a distinctive taste because it uses native chicken egg yolks and dried chunks of cakwe. The fragrant aroma of ginger which is cooked when cooking porridge makes the distinctive fishy smell of egg yolks not smell at all. You can also choose any kind of satay to make the porridge more delicious. Porridge + egg yolks is priced at Rp 22,000.

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Bubur Cikini H.R. Sulaeman
Address: Jl. Cisadane No.121, Cikini, Menteng, Central Jakarta
Opening Hours: Every day: 06.00 – 23.00 WIB

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