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Satay Sarinah - CLOSED

512A S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
+1 703-370-9672
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good52%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Apr 7, 2017
“Excellent Satay in Alexandria”
Mar 24, 2016
“Great Indonesian food, but find their trucks first!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Indonesian
$$ - $$$
512A S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

This restaurant is located in a strip mall in an commercial area of Alexandria. But the food is authentic, well cooked and nicely served. You will enjoy the satay and wonder why you have not been here before!

Thank 349Charles25
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Satay Sarinah is one of the very few restaurants in DC Metro that enchants the clientele with fabulous Indonesian dishes, notable are Chicken satay and beef curry. After all, Indonesia is one of the most authentic places in the world for exotic spices. The bad...More

2  Thank csserious
Reviewed March 9, 2016

Having enjoyed this Indonesian restaurant over the years after it relocated from DC, I was sorry to see that it had closed. An Indian restaurant now inhabits the property.

2  Thank LAPR1
Reviewed November 29, 2015

I just returned to the DMV after living in Indonesia for three years and was craving some good Indonesian food. After reading other reviews I was excited to make the drive from MD to Alexandria. I invited an Indonesian citizen who was visiting the area...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed November 29, 2015

Had quite a few dishes and they were all excellent. Prices are cheap, quantities are generous, service is friendly. Located in a strip mall with lots of other international cuisines - Thai, Korean, Chinese, Ethopian, Vietnamese, Tex Mex

Thank Dman40
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Had excellent dish of beef rendang. Should have tried satay but will next time. Great service pleasant owner and chef. Great find for good Indonesian food in Alexandria and dc area. Will return

Thank jnunnink
Reviewed December 23, 2014

Satay Sarinah is a nice reminder of the good food you can get in Indonesia -- The beef rendang and the ayam bumbu rujak are tasty and you can ask to have the "fire" adjusted to your taste. I like it spicy and that's what...More

Thank DollysBaby
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Learned about this little place which I had lost track of over the years as I was in and out of DC area and it moved from Georgetown to Alexandria. I'm in love. Ordered rendang and chicken satay as carry out for me and my...More

Thank DollysBaby
Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have spent a lot of time in Indonesia and have tried many Indonesian restaurants in North America that claim to be "authentic". One in New York, for example, was just another undefinable, Asian eatery (good but not authentic) and a few others scattered around...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed May 30, 2014

I found this place on Google, and I thought this was the closest Indonesian restaurant around Washington, D.C. area. It took 30 minutes driving from the Northwest area of Washington, D.C. However, the place was simple. The food was delicious. "Satay" is their signature dish...More

Thank Kerry A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512A S van Dorn St, Alexandria, VA 22304-4612
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Neighborhood: Landmarks / Van Dorn
  • Phone Number: +1 703-370-9672
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