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Soto Selan

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Sushi, Asian, Indonesian
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Jl. Depok 36 D, Pemuda, Semarang 50133, Indonesia
+62 24 3520842
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6:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A bowl of comfort

Indonesia has many tipes of soto, in some region it is called Cao to, cotto, etc. The variation are endless, it is always a bowl of soup, but the simolarity end there. Soto betawi, is a milky broth made with coconut milk and piece of beef and innards. The Soto Semarang is a healthier... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 12, 2013
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Jakarta
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This small restaurant serves traditional soto (chicken soup) with lots of side dishes. My favorite is the fried chicken gizzard. The gizzard, when not cooked properly, can be very tough. But here they are marinated to perfection and will simply melt in your mouth.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

traditional soup with coconut milk in it, taste good. They provide it with fried mashed potatoes, egg, fried'tempe'.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This Semarang Soto comes in small bowl with rice, shreded chicken, bean sprout, and pale gravy colour. The taste is just so so for me. I still cannot compare it with Soto Pak Jayus Surabaya nor Soto Gubeng Pojok.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Soto Selan in jalan Depok already there since my father studied in Semarang, many years ago.. the taste of the soto is the same from my first visit when I was in elementry school until today. Tempe (soyabean cake), didih (steam chicken blood), tofu, kerupuk udang is the best side dish for eating the soto. Every time I visit Semarang,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Good taste but small place, they need to think to expand the restaurant capacity. But actually the taste of soto ayam that they have is delicious.

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Semarang, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

This time, I would like to share my experience in dining at Soto Selan few months ago. I knew this establishment since eight (8) years ago when one of my friends took me there for lunch. From that moment, I had been visiting this place more than 20 times. However, I don't really visit this place anymore these days as... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I always slurp 2 Bowls of the Soto & always ask for the Tempe. Most of the Time must be in a team of 2 bowls of Soto & 5 Tempe Goreng.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Indonesia has many tipes of soto, in some region it is called Cao to, cotto, etc. The variation are endless, it is always a bowl of soup, but the simolarity end there. Soto betawi, is a milky broth made with coconut milk and piece of beef and innards. The Soto Semarang is a healthier alternative, where it is a clear... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Great tasting soto.....real Semarang experience. Old recipe passed down from generations, messy place but just great simple food!

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Semarang, Jawa Tengah, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

Soto Selan is soto ayam with yellow soup with chicken, rice, taoge/ bean sprout, fried garlic. The taste is the best of soto in Semarang. The price is reasonable. Maybe 6000 rupiah/ portion (sorry, i forget the exact price). We can eat it with gorengan/ fried pergedel/ mashed potato, fried tempe, tahu, sate ayam, sate kerang/ oyster satay. good!

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Additional Information about Soto Selan

Address: Jl. Depok 36 D, Pemuda, Semarang 50133, Indonesia
Phone Number: +62 24 3520842
Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Central Java  >  Semarang
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Indonesian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. Depok 36 D, Pemuda, Semarang 50133, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Central Java  >  Semarang
  • Phone Number: +62 24 3520842

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Indonesian
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:30 pm

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