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Nasi Empal Pengampon

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Jl. Pengampon II no. 30 | ITC Mall Lantai 3 no. Fc 59, Surabaya 60161, Indonesia
+62 31 3530362
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Dining options: Breakfast, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great taste. Better take away

If you want this food u better take it home. Because the taste is very good but they have a bad place. Poor enviroment too. For now i prefer using Gojek-Gofood if i want this food delivered to my place. So much easier.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Veqa C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

If you want this food u better take it home. Because the taste is very good but they have a bad place. Poor enviroment too. For now i prefer using Gojek-Gofood if i want this food delivered to my place. So much easier.

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Thank Veqa C
Surabaya
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

The location is the worst. Its not clean. It does not smell good. To a tourist this may seem unappealing. But man. The nasi empal here is THE BEST IN THE WORLD. I am not exagerating. I tried all the nasi empals in Indonesia. But this and Depot Ibu Indra is the best in Indonesia. Cheers.

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Thank Michaelgunawan94
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Worth every rupiah, food is good, price oke, the place a little bit difficult to find. But after eating, everything is worth it. Porridge also good.

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Thank Budi Utomo S W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The empal is the best in surabaya. The chicken noodle and chicken porridge were nice also. This place is quite hidden and hard to find by first newcomer. Hard to find the parking lot during weekend ( should park infront of beauty supplier shop). Its open only from morning to evening (sadly)

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2 Thank MsLiem
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking a bout something special from here , i think that you can choose this place , nasi empal of course is the one that famous . Love it

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Thank Foodbucks
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Food's good, especially the Nasi Empal. The seasoned vegetables are extremely nice, and the portion is huge. The restaurant itself is inside a small alley, and very easy to miss, but it's worth it.

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3 Thank Ryan C
Surabaya, Indonesia
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

The best nasi empal (seasoning meat with rice, vegetable and sweet chips) I've ever eaten. It's not easy to find this place since it's in a narrow alley. It's on the left alley on jalan pecindilan

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Thank sherlyyuvita
Denpasar, Indonesia
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Placed inside an alley, easily to be missed from main road. The foods are good, but quite crampy. Parking space also limited.

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Thank MarselinusSaputra
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

Its not the best looking food in town, but definitely one of the tastiest. Service is terrible, but if you're looking for a delicious and cheap lunch, i really recommend this joint. The beef jerky sorta thing is to die for (they call it empal). Definitely must try

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Thank Yohan N
Semarang, Indonesia
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189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This time, I would like to share my breakfast experience in this particular establishment this past weekend. As usual, I went there with my wife to visit one of our favorite places for local dishes. It was not too hard to find although it was located in one of a small alleys in Jalan Pengampon. Once you hit the intersection... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jl. Pengampon II no. 30 | ITC Mall Lantai 3 no. Fc 59, Surabaya 60161, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya
  • Phone Number: +62 31 3530362

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Indonesian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

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