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Updated by Erin Hunter on Jan 29, 2015
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Restaurants in Jakarta – a culinary journey with a unique twist

For the best of Indonesian flavors, nothing beats the trecats you are offered in Jakarta; a ity where some of the country's finest restaurants stands. Enliven your taste-buds with the favorites listed below
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Angke Rest

Angke Rest
Like most other regions in South East Asia, Indonesia's culinary traditions have largely been shaped by the Chinese immigrants who have occupied most parts of this nation for centuries. As a result, much of their culinary treats branch from Chinese origins particularly from the Hakka Chinese. In Angke Rest the authentic style of Hakka Chinese cuisine is brought perfectly to life and the grand banquet style food gives the Indonesian cuisine offered here, a touch of luxury.
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Bandar Djakarta

Bandar Djakarta
For sea food lovers it doesn't get better than Bandar Djakarta. A haven for the freshest of sea food selected directly from the restaurants aquarium, the delights savored here is unlike any other place in the city. It is likely that you will have to queue to enter the restaurant but one bite of their sea food delicacy and you will realize that it was absolutely worth the while.
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Harum Manis

Harum Manis
The Harum Manis is Indonesia's most popular traditional restaurant where the Indonesian folk performances are just as important as the cuisine. A restaurant that is absolutely traditional in nature, the food here is authentically prepared and absolutely mouthwatering. In addition to learning all about the Indonesian cuisine in this restaurant, you can absorb a good dose of Indonesian culture as well. To taste foods from around the nation try the restaurants Sunday Buffet; this brings Indonesian flavors from all corners of the country right to Harum Manis.
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Ikan Bakar Cianjur

Ikan Bakar Cianjur
The multi ethnic society of Indonesia is perfectly reflected in its rich culinary traditions. In the Ikan Bakar the culinary traditions of the Sundanese ethnic group from Western Java are celebrated. In Sundanese cooking freshness is given priority above all else and only the finest Seafood, meat and vegetables are utilized. The cooking process is very mild since care is taken to not disturb the flavors through over exposure to heat. Popular dishes at the Ikan Bakar Cianjur include a spicy carp's fish soup and Rujak Cingur; a fruit and vegetable salad served with noodles and shrimp paste.
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Pondok Laguna

Pondok Laguna
Well known as the best sea food restaurant in the city, the Pondok Laguna is a well established joint in Jakarta which has been up and running for the past 20 years. This restaurant -although not a bastion for fine dining, is well known for its vibrant friendly atmosphere and scrumptious sea food. It is a however a task getting a table at the Ponduk Laguna but the effort is well worth the while.
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Bengawan

Bengawan
The Signature restaurant of Keraton at The Plaza, Jakarta, the Berangan offers its guests an authentic 5 star dining experience, complete with all the luxury you can imagine. Being one of the finest restaurants in Jakarta, only the most premium ingredients are used by Chef Lamberto to create some of the most exquisite culinary masterpieces.