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Jalan Iswahyudi no.4, Balikpapan, Indonesia
0542-76-40-18
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Blackpepper & sweet sour was really nice. Spent around 500/4 persons. Smoking room available. Parking lot is quite enough. A lot of seats, no need reservation.. Good place to eat within groups, but when you're on your own, it turns kinda pricey, off course its a crab.

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Thank Gita O
Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its mr crab on a plate... And its soooooo gooood tasty and delicious... You must try black peppet and fried crab.. Complete it with Jeruk Nipis drink (lime) as an antidot of cholesterol.. And the price is quite cheap comparing in jakarta...

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Thank rangga p
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For me, Kenari still the best restaurant to enjoy delicious crab....asam manis and black paper souce still my favourite....they also have great cap cay....

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Thank Randy R
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a must try food in Balikpapan. Its special menu is Asam Manis Crab or Lada Hitam Crab. Location near airpory sepinggan. A good time meals for lunch or dinner. A good time also for business opportunity dealing with partners. But common is famous for food traveller. You can also take order for take away, and bringing back to... More 

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Thank spidaveman
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Been here for so many times whenever i pass through Balikpapan for business. Usually, they will provide big crab for us with their authentic homemade sauce. I like to order their black pepper crab or padang sauce crab, i think both are their best menu there. Most of travellers love to pick it up and bring them for families or... More 

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1 Thank Eric H
Jakarta, Indonesia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

The quality and the customer crowd degraded each time i visit. First time visit was back at 2009, the crab was good, big and delicious. Many times i took away to Jakarta as a gift to friends, but dont expect it now as the size they serve now often small crab and the taste also so so. They really need... More 

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2 Thank Delon L
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Tried once, but after taste dandito, never comeback here again. In term of location, parking space, kenari should be better than dandito as this restaurant is on the way to airport and lots of parking space, while dandito we have to park and walk crossing the street. However, base on discussion and chit chat with taxi driver and hotel officer,... More 

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Thank Mohammad Ali M
Surabaya, Indonesia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

we order by phone and they wrap in one box very nice and clean, but the price is very expensive compare with other restaurant only idr 150.000,-

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Thank linyuwono
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

The crab is quite big and i tried the sweet sour sauce and blackpepper. Prefer the blackpepper one. Call first to order the crab 1 day before or in the morning to make sure you get the crab, else you will only have the soka (soft shell). Price is expensive, espcially for the squid or prawns. Even the prawns are... More 

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Thank Febiana B
Jimbaran, Indonesia
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We stopped at the Kenari Crab restaurant on our last day visit in Balikpapan. I chose the black pepper sauce, the taste was good but it was overpriced! one porsion of black pepper crab sauce is at IDR220,000. It was too much compared to Novotel Balikpapan which offers the same cuisine which costs only IDR150,000. The value is like fine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Indonesian, Chinese, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Iswahyudi no.4, Balikpapan, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Kalimantan  >  East Kalimantan  >  Balikpapan
  • Phone Number: 0542-76-40-18

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