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Saung Grenvil Restaurant

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Komplek Green Ville blok AV-12A,, Jakarta 11510, Indonesia
011 62 21 5659517
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Today
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
One to Remember

Visited this restaurant with our local hosts. The food was excellent but you do need to go with the flow, get stuck in with your fingers and enjoy. You select your crabs from the tank and they are then cook to your requirements.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
roset02
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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80 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

not bad on taste, not bad on price. but some hawker seafood can give you bettter taste. recommended for group or family

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Visited this restaurant with our local hosts. The food was excellent but you do need to go with the flow, get stuck in with your fingers and enjoy. You select your crabs from the tank and they are then cook to your requirements.

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syd
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Here are the issues that we encountered dining at Saung Grenvil: 1. We ordered 7 dishes and only 3 were served correctly. 2. No proper ordering system. 3. We waited for 20-30 mins between dishes. Saung Grenvil was our favourite restaurant, but not anymore due to management and poor service quality.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Although the restaurant is expensive, it sometimes makes me to go back to taste the food once a while. I always remember the crab in Padang Style at Saung Grenvil Restaurant, which is very tasty as I have ever had in Jakarta.The end of the this year I invited a friend from London to taste the seafood there. I spend... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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269 reviews 269 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I had for a long time heard about the famous Black Pepper Crab from Indonesia. Finally I had the chance to taste it. The restaurant is a simple restaurant With plastic covers on the table to easily clean up after a finger-meal With different tasty Seafood. Before we went to Our table, we selected the crabs, the Fish and the... More 

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Top Contributor
212 reviews 212 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Always good to visit when we are in singapore. They have many branches/outlets so go the nearest one to your hotel. Its very popular with the locals. The food quality is very good and seafood is fresh from their aquariums which can be found next to the restuarants.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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142 reviews 142 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We patron probably it's branch across Ibis hotel (couple of blocks behind Sarinah). Ordered crab in Padang sauce, garoua cooked with mango, two veggies and cockles. All together slightly over Rph400000 (inclusive of 10% tax). A bit pricey in my opinion but the taste was good, especially the crab. If I can recommend the food here, crab in Padang style... More 

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England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Came here for dinner with my family. The restaurant was quite busy, but not so full. There were some waiters/waitresses walking around. We sat there for almost 10 minutes but no one gave us the menu, so my dad decided to walk to the cashier and asked for a menu. We waited for a bit and no one coming around... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

My loved ones loves seafood, especially crab. She asked me to go to this restaurant, and I do enjoy this hot chili (saos padang style) crab. I ordered the small ones (approximately 7-8 ons) crab, and I do enjoy this crab, so tasty, crunchy, and yummy. I tried the other menus but nothing special. The crab is their specialities and... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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163 reviews 163 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Even though this is one of the most famous Indonesian seafood restaurant in Jakarta, this is not the best at all. The food was just okay. The price is not worth the money. Better go somewhere else for much better seafood, crabs, and better pricing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Komplek Green Ville blok AV-12A,, Jakarta 11510, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: 011 62 21 5659517

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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