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Undaan, Surabaya, Indonesia
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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144 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a soto person i can say this soto is worth visiting. Good taste, good portion, but parking can be a problem.

Thank World_of_JT
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Down a quaint pretty residential alley, the restaurant is clean and bright. They do one thing here and they do it very well. The Soto Ayam is probably the best we've had in Indonesia. Clean and clear chicken flavor, it was simple, nourishing and delicious. Recommended! The staff spoke no English but were super friendly. Be ready to choose wing... More 

Thank K_Australia
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is the third time i go here.. this place never let me down.. i am not a soto fans. But here i always ended with two portions of soto hahaha... really delicious with constant tastes..

Thank Bernard Budi S
Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Authentic taste. Reminded me of my favorite soto when I was young. Food come out very quick, less than 5 minutes after we ordered. I definitely will come back again

Thank Helen L
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155 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016

From rags to richest, this soto cak To is considered success story from just a hawker on street of Undaan Wetan to reside in a place. Must try this as the only menu is soto a yam could be served with rice or lontong.

Thank ksw-notes
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

My aunts told me that my old favourite Soto Ayam Ambengan was not as good as it used to be. They redirected me to this place and I was a bit skeptical about it at first. Because even though it's located in an alley, the place looked so neat and big and commercial. In short, not very traditional the way... More 

Thank Yo3l
Jakarta, Indonesia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2015

don't expect a good atmosphere, nor nice seat, nor good scenery, nor dress code expect to have a nice soto taste, chicken soup + glass noodle + shredded chicken + steam rice for sure, one of the best in town who love to have a street food / hawker type, you have to give it a try, no regret

1 Thank Bambang W
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147 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Used to eat here as a kid. Great Soto or Yellow Soup. The old Cak To was better when they were on the streets. A little dissapointed now.

Thank Michaelgunawan94
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

For those of you who come and visit to Surabaya should try this soto ayam cak To!! The price is not like they put it in this review ($$$$), its only $!! Ohh remember, they only open until 2pm, other wise you come again the next day.

Thank Loekito S
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2014

one of the best soto ayam in town, tasty and quite thick soto broth, i was surprised by the price when I loved it how they generously gave the chicken and other stuffs in my bowl. it was a pleasant visit not too crowded, and fast service.

Thank ddedek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Indonesian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Undaan, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya

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