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Jl. Depok 36 D, Pemuda, Semarang 50133, Indonesia
+62 24 3520842
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Ranked #25 of 336 Restaurants in Semarang
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Indonesian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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204 reviews 204 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
517 helpful votes 517 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

On march 2013 it was my first visit to semarang. I visit there for business purpose. After the meeting i don't have any idea what to have lunch, so i use tripadvisor as my guide. I check out some suggested restaurant from tripadvisor and pick this soto. Soto is indonesia speaciality food and this one is one of the best... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

The taste was not so good as advertised since the overall taste was so sweet. The service really bad since the waiter didn't serve you with smile and looked so cocky. And most of all is the price somehow overvalued too much, because for just a bowl of Soto you paid so much money. So it's really invaluable in my... More 

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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: Indonesian

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