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Kepiting Kenari

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Jalan Iswahyudi no.4, Balikpapan, Indonesia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The price of the crab was cheaper than the famous D crab. We ordered crab with blackpepper sauce. They got a generous portion (not to mention big portion) of crab. But to be honest i felt the crab wasnt fresh.

Thank tiaragucci
Jakarta, Indonesia
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called to reserve the crabs for take away the next day. it is packed properly inside a card box so itbis easy to carry. the crab sauce is sweet with a tangy lemon zest. I was told that the crab size gets smaller these days but I dont mind. It tasted good and will get them again on my next... More 

Thank KarinZul
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kepiting kenari is one of restaurant that famous of its crab menu. The sweet sour sauce is their specialty. But they also have black pepper, steam and fried with butter crab in the menu. Never tried their other food since the purpose eating here is for the crab. you can bring back the crab to jakarta or other place, since... More 

Thank Meilisa77
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Actually the crab meat its okay,but thats is only what I can comment positively, the other like hospitality,taste and the price its far from expectations. So as the building also its just boring plain restaurant.

Thank arya prasetyo h
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We had a big lunch ordering 6 portions of crabs, and 2 portions of steamed fish. Their specialty is Kenari Sauce, which tastes sweet and sour. I personally like the steamed crabs and blackpepper sauce. We enjoyed our time there!

Thank Lieke W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 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.

Thank Gita O
Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 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...

Thank rangga p
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 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....

Thank Randy R
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank spidaveman
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72 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Seafood, Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?