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Nasi Empal Pengampon

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Jln. Pengampon no. 30 | ITC Mall Lantai 3 no. Fc 59, Surabaya 60161, Indonesia
+62 31 3530362
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nasi empal is rice with shredded meat cook with traditional recipes, the meat is sweet, tender and smell good. Location near a big road but located in small road, you can through only by walk, the price is cheap is about idr 30k, the rice served with a vegetable and sweet potatoes, good food

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Thank Arifin W
Surabaya, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What's interesting here is the empal (marinated beef, almost steak-like) in Nasi Empal here is sort of shredded, unlike traditional one where it's served as I piece. I personally prefer the traditional kind. Another dish worth mentioning here is the Nasi Babat (beef tripe). Quite good.

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Thank World_of_JT
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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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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
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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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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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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28 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Pengampon no. 30 | ITC Mall Lantai 3 no. Fc 59, Surabaya 60161, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya
  • Phone Number: +62 31 3530362

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