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Dapur Babah Elite

Jalan Veteran 1 | 18 - 19 Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta, Indonesia
021) 7060 2256
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Ranked #97 of 5,269 Restaurants in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Indonesian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Thia is the 2nd times i go to dapur babah for dinner. Design of the restaurant was unique. Red and black color dominant. They serve asian, holand and peranakan foods.. I love nasi goreng kepiting and lidah steak! Mie kangkung also recomended..

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rosiany, General Manager at Dapur Babah Elite, responded to this review

Dear Herin, A pleasure to read your review and thank you for your loyal custom. I will indeed pass your kind words to all the staff at Dapur Babah and we look forward to your third and many more visits. Best Regards. More

Jakarta, Indonesia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Excellent food especially fried gurame fish ( crunchy skin and bones but tender meat ) with super tasty sambal ( indonesian traditional chili sauce). Ambience is very unique, heavily loaded with typically Indonesian, Chinese art and culture stuffs. Staff service is great with customized excellent service delivery. So, Dapur Babah is not just a great restaurant, highly recommended.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

if you live 'peranakan (tiongkok meet melayu)' culture, this is the perfect place to eat. You will feel like having meals in the private museum. The food, for me, is quite nice but for Indonesian, could be more spicy. Overall, it's a great experience.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Dapur Babah restaurant is definitely a perfect place to dine if you are looking for babah food. It is unique and different from other restaurants we used to know.The service is excellent, the staff was helpful in all ways.No doubt I will certainly go back one day.

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1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Dapur babah have a great concept... strong in art and culture of restaurant ambiance and delicious taste of food. So cozy to get a chillin time in Dapur Babah.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This place is quite unique. Lovely colonial ambience, it's decorated with old Chinese/Indonesian antiques & photos of bygone days, dark, heavy furniture. The staff were great, attentive & polite. An extensive menu, interesting food of the "babah" stye (fusion of Javanese/Chinese). We had a lovely time, disappointed that we couldn't stay longer (we were there for lunch & were on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

a great place with nice environment and delicous food. i believe it is a must go place in jakarta. never miss it!

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British Columbia, Canada
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28 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The restaurant had a lots Indonesian food and they were very delicious. Further more , when eating here, u can see the culture and many things of Indonesia

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

It was my first visit to this restaurant and I could feel "Tugu Group" hospitality since we walked in through the front door. The interior and hospitality really support our family dinner. On top of that, the food are excellent. The staff are open for any suggestion to improve the quality.

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California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

I can warmly recommend this restaurant for its phenomenal decorations and authentic colonial style and atmosphere. If you wish to submerge and relive the old colonial era, then this restaurant will most definitively help you to get in the mood. The decorations contain a fusion of Chinese, Indonesian, and south-east Asian styles, and is definitely one of the best looking... More

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tuguhotels, General Manager at Dapur Babah Elite, responded to this review

Dear Popeye, thanking you kindly for dining with us at Dapur Babah and enjoying the full experience that we are not just a restaurant but a living museum where people can experience a small part of Indonesia's rich heritage and cultur. We sincerely hope to welcome back again in the near future. Best Regards... More

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