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Restaurant Cahaya Lestari

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Jl. Mangga Besar Raya No. 87, Mangga Besar, Jakarta 11180, Indonesia
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Java, Indonesia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Not an ordinary Chinese cuisine... lots of specialties that you don't find in other Chinese restaurants. The must try is Gurame Fish Soup. Udang Yam Ha (clear and crunchy shrimp), Sup Sam Kip Tie, Babat Rebus .. just to name a few if their favorite dishes. If you visit Jakarta. especially i fyou are staying in West, Central or North... More 

1 Thank EnjoyTravelling
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

my kind of food. makanan orang khe. enak banget order sup kepala ikan. udang yam ha the best ever kinda hard to get parking space, but someone will help you with that

Thank Juventya
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110 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I always like when Chinese Food brought to the original level. They serve various menu of classic and original recipe such as lindung cah fumak (deep fried eel stirred fried with vegetables) , soup ikan talas (fish soup), babi hong (pork), etc.

Thank Nicho Y
Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Its an old school chinese food restaurant. Their menu is familiar for most of old chinese people. Their specialty is Fish soup, you can add tofu as compliment on the soup. Beside fish soup, you also have to order yam ha, eel with fumak, and also babat jari (I don't know the name in english).

Thank kath_tan
Jakarta, Indonesia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013 via mobile

this chinese food restaurant is a must try restaurant. Sop Kepala Ikan, Babat, Udang Yam Ha is highly recommend dishes. My family like to eat here,Delicious food,atmosphere is okay,but the service is not too good especially if all seats are full and to find parking space in here is a little bit difficult at night.

Thank suryadhamma
Jakarta, Indonesia
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122 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I ate here with my uncle and he ordered everything for us, and everything was really good. I especially love the fish soup! It's very very tasty and just right. I tend to prefer my soups not made from seafood but this one is an exception. But here, the broth is heavenly. I can even eat the whole thing myself... More 

Thank Mia V
Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

It's a real Hakka cuisine to eat in Jakarta, the food is delicious. You must try the pork with salted vegetable, the fish head soup, the eel with siongmak, and the glass prawn are all very nice. The place was peaked on the dinner time. It's located on Hayam Wuruk street which one of the most popular street in the... More 

Thank TKWANG168
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

The specialty cuisine of this restaurant is fish soup. In my opinion, it's the best fish soup in Jakarta, a must try menu. You can also taste one of the best Chinese food in this restaurant

1 Thank Henry S
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The place always full. The taste is great and its specialization with soup fish. Recomended! Hakka people love to eat at these place. One of famous and delicious chinese restaurant in jakarta

Thank Novie R
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Chinese style fish head soup.. and other Hakka chinese food. Love to go there.... price is acceptable.. Old style management restaurant.,

Thank S W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Soups, Seafood
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Mangga Besar Raya No. 87, Mangga Besar, Jakarta 11180, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: (021)6264320

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?