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Soto Ambengan

Ambengan, Surabaya, Indonesia
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Ranked #55 of 744 Restaurants in Surabaya
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- Aug 8, 2014
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English first
Jakarta, Indonesia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Soto Ambengan or some people called it Soto Pak Sadi, is a famous chicken soup in Surabaya. The restaurant served only Soto Ayam, this place is always full of crowd at lunch so prepare to get here earlier.

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

If you are the kind of traveler or foodist that need to try local dish or restaurant that is well known or an icon in a certain city or place, then you can try soto ambengan in Jl. Ambengan Surabaya. The taste is good, yeah, just good... :)

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Jakarta
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12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Always the first choice since my teenage back in 80's. This chicken soto gives unforgettable taste, with thick and creamy yellow soup, blended with your own content, plain sliced chicken meat, or skin chicken. Located at Jalan Ambengan, this place is a must stop for lover traditional food. Very crowded at lunch time, since the place is not really big.... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

This is one of my oldest restaurants that I have been visiting since childhood. The Soto Ayam is really good and highly recommended.

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Semarang, Indonesia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Has been a regular customer in their Jakarta Branch in Wolter Monginsidi so had to pay a visit to the original spot. The soup is excellent as expected. Very crowded unlike in Jakarta but the wait is not too long. There is hardly any chicken meat, however, and that is kind of upsetting seeing other traditional places in East Java... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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29 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

sad to say its not what i was expecting. its was really good when it first opened. sadly the last time i visited there the size has gone down alot. almost half. although the taste is still good, but you would be getting less now.

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Bali, Indonesia
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

In Surabaya, I feel that whatever soto is delicious.... This one, I will recommend of course ! :-) And I always love to eat it...everytime I am in Surabaya

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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116 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

it was good back in the days, but nowadays the soto is less and less, they sometime just give you some chicken very thin slice that you literally can count it. used to be good, too bad nowadays isn't that much of anything anymore

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16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Soto Ambengan is quiet good soto place, the spicies are just perfect. The only thing that bothered me a lot is that the restaurant tend to be out of the foods quickly. So lot of times you could find yourself without too many option of meat etc to put into your soto..

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Small place but nice food, cheap price, clean, good service also, before i don't know if this place have really nice soto ( food from indonesia ) , when i see many people go there, then i try, finally for me perfect, but maybe when you try in another city, you will feel different taste, i don't know why, but... More

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