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Mbah Jingkrak

#194 of 5,468 Restaurants in Jakarta
#208 of 6,122 Places to Eat in Jakarta
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Jl. Setiabudi Tengah no. 11, Jakarta 12910, Indonesia
+62 21 525 2605
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 63
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sweet and spicy taste of food

Javanese food with sweet and spicy taste. Good ambiance inside the restaurant. The restaurant has collection soy sauce from every county in Indonesia.Good taste of food

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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English first
Jakarta, Indonesia
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85 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Javanese food with sweet and spicy taste. Good ambiance inside the restaurant. The restaurant has collection soy sauce from every county in Indonesia.Good taste of food

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

if you love javanesse food, and you love spicy food..this is the place... serving jawa food, typical sweet and spicy one... their snack/gorengan are good...love their tempe mendoan

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Indonesia
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65 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

First time i visited this place for dine in, i gave three stae for the food and ambience, and for second time for take out food only for me. At 23/6 2015, at ramadhan month. I choosed to take out nasi bakar, krecek,ayam bakar, usus ayam,jengkol and some else. But they forgot to include nasi bakar and i have to... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I love the dishes served here. As I rather have high chili tolerance, this is one of few restaurants that could match mine. It is a little bit unusual, as usually Javanese food have rather sweet taste. But I enjoy the different taste served here.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

May be this restaurant is only suitable for people who love spicy Javanese Food. The taste is average nothing special. The ambient is good, you can choose to sit indoor or outdoor. But I don't like the rest room, it was so messy and it did not slit for ladies and gentleman. Rest room is one of the most important... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Impressive laid-back atmosphere with great Indonesian food in traditional presentations. There is quite some variety even though the food is all Indonesian. Would have appreciated an English-speaker to explain/describe menu options so I could make my own choices, instead of solely relying entirely on my hosts' choices.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The place lil bit hidden among the houses but I love the ambience make me feel like at my grannies home. Love the food, you can order or you can directly pick food (prasmanan style) near the entrance you can see many side dishes. note : watch out with the mosquitos because the place so shady with lot of trees... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food, typical Indonesian menu, especially Javanese. Friendly staffs, unique restaurant. Beware of mosquitos, I was there in evening and yes they enjoyed my blood while in the same time I bite delicious Mbah Jingkrak spicy chicken hahaha. Prices really cheap, of course, if you compare it to Norway. Didn't need long time for food to come, fresh taste and... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

the place are quite interesting, i had the swing chair and table when i visit there. the menu all written in a unique spooky way, when first coming we got free indonesian herbal tonic drinks as we choose. the food have many variants and mostly spicy, the price is very affordable. It wasn't that bad. ;)

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I don't think their menu are special. So I call it my mom's menu serve ala restaurant. Most of their menu are spicy. Becarefull if you are coming alone,don't pick too much menu since the price is quite expensive. They are perfect for sharing.

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Additional Information about Mbah Jingkrak

Address: Jl. Setiabudi Tengah no. 11, Jakarta 12910, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 21 525 2605
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. Setiabudi Tengah no. 11, Jakarta 12910, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 21 525 2605

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 10
  • Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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