KOMPAS.com – The Indonesian city of Yogyakarta may be known for its gudeg, but on a hot day, it doesn’t beat indulging in ice cream.
Knowing where to eat in Yogyakarta will certainly help narrow your choices in a city teeming with food vendors offering delectable dishes of all sorts.
Kompas.com has selected the top four Yogyakarta food eateries of the cold variety from gelato to traditional Indonesian desserts.
1. Tempo Gelato
The first place on where to eat in Yogyakarta takes you to one of the most famous ice cream restaurants in the city, Tempo Gelato.
The place is a staple in the area thus has achieved immense success evidenced by its three locations at Jalan Prawirotaman Nomor 43, Jalan Kaliurang KM 5.2 Nomor 28, and Tempo Gelato Tamansiswa in Wirogunan, Mergangsan.
It is also situated in close proximity to the famous Malioboro Street. When it is humid outside and your tastebuds are telling you to get some cold Yogyakarta food, then why not spoil yourself with Tempo Gelato’s ice cream.
Opens every day from 10:30am-9:30pm, you can try classic flavors such as chocolate and strawberry, or opt for fruity sorbets or their exotic spice blend flavor.
Furthermore, the ice cream sold here is made with natural ingredients and is free from any preservatives or artificial coloring which makes it a great place to stop by for a quick snack.
For an ice cream cone with two flavors, it will cost you $1.71 (Rp 25,000) and a cup of ice cream will set you back $1.37 (Rp 20,000).
2. Rujak Es Krim Pak Nardi
Rujak is Indonesian fruit and vegetable salad and at this eatery, the dish is paired with refreshing ice cream thus bringing together a harmonious combination of spicy, sweet, sour, and creamy.
You can find this food stall near Malioboro Street specifically by the roadside near Pakualaman Castle.
For only $0.48 (Rp 7,000) per portion, you’ll get a generous helping of yam bean, cucumber, papaya, mango, pineapple, and ambarella topped with ice cream.
Opens every day from 9am–4pm, you can have a go at this distinct Yogyakarta food stall located at Jalan Harjowinatan, Purwokinanti, Pakualaman.
3. Ciao Gelato
The search on where to eat in Yogyakarta for desserts takes you to Ciao Gelato at Jalan Afandi Nomor 7, Gejayan which opens from 11am–11pm. Pick either a waffle, cone, or crepe to go with their premium ice cream.
At this Yogyakarta food eatery that is also close to Malioboro Street, the gelato flavors range from the classic to the bold such as taro, popcorn, or caramel.
If you’re more into fruit cold desserts then you can opt for their sorbet made from fresh fruits such as strawberries, bananas, raspberries, and many others.
However, if after a long day exploring the city and shopping at Malioboro Street, you may want to opt for their heavier dishes such as pizza or pasta.
The ice cream at Ciao Gelato starts from $1.71 (Rp 25,000) while their pizzas start from $3.42 (Rp 50,000).
4. Milk by Artemy
The next recommended where to eat in Yogyakarta destination brings you to Milk by Artemy which is an Instagrammable restaurant close to Malioboro Street.
Although it changed its name from Artemy Italian Gelato, its location remains the same at Jalan Kranggan Nomor 58, Cokrodiningratan, Jetis.
This Yogyakarta food eatery is known to have popularized gelatos in Indonesia’s Central Java city due to its catchy interior design ideal for social media as well as their perfectly flavored gelato selections.
Open every day from 10am–10pm, Milk by Artemy offers ice cream flavors ranging from strawberry and cream to rum raising, and more.
Other offerings made available at this Yogyakarta food eatery include cakes, pies, waffles, toast, and Korean garlic cheese bread.
Ice cream at this location costs around $1.37 (Rp 20,000) - $2.05 (Rp 30,000) while the snacks start from $1.37 (Rp 20,000).
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