KOMPAS.com – As you spend a day frolicking in the waters of northern Jakarta, don’t skip a visit to one of the top restaurants in Ancol in Jakarta, Indonesia.
With their strategic waterfront locations, you can cover both family and culinary recreation altogether at any of these popular Jakarta city food establishments.
When you find yourself at any of the Indonesian capital city’s local favorites for foodies, remember to adhere to health protocols to avoid transmitting the virus.
1. Nyiur Resto and Café – Putri Duyung Hotel
Inspired by the island of Bali, this popular Jakarta city food establishment boasts sweeping waterfront views of the ocean and a café serving up food that has catapulted it to the list of the top restaurants in Ancol.
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Although there is a large variety of modern and traditional Indonesian food to try here, we recommend their Nyiur Oxtail Soup, Sweet and Sour Rib Soup, and Banana Fried Cheese.
With budget-friendly prices ranging from $3.42 (Rp 50,000) to $6.83 (Rp 100,000), you can feed the whole family and leave with a happy belly.
The hotel is situated at Jalan Lodan Timur Nomor 7, Taman Impian Jaya Area Putri Duyung Resort and is open every day from 10am–11pm.
2. Jimbaran Resto
Although Jimbaran is a popular culinary destination in Bali, this popular Jakarta city food establishment offers the ambiance of the island on top of its superb selection of seafood dishes.
Choose from squid, lobster, gourami, silver catfish, or tilapia, then select your preferred sauce of choice to go with your meal including salted egg, sweet and sour, Padang sauce, or sweet soy sauce.
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The price of our top restaurants in Ancol, Jakarta depends on the weight of the seafood varieties you order where an emperor red snapper costs $1.84 (Rp 27,000) per ounce, squid costs $2.05 (Rp 30,000) per ounce, while the lobster is set at a premium price of $7.51 (Rp 110,000) per ounce.
To get your fingers dirty at one of our top restaurants in Jakarta, stop by Jalan Lodan Timur Nomor 7, Pantai Carnaval, Taman Impian Jaya. It is open every day from 10am–11pm.
3. Bandar Djakarta
The search for the top restaurants in Ancol, Jakarta will almost undoubtedly suggest Bandar Djakarta.
This popular Jakarta city food establishment has been serving up loads of seafood dishes that have satisfied Indonesians from the young and old and foreigners alike.
If you’re not in the mood for some seafood, then don’t fret because the restaurant also has chicken and beef on its menu.
What has kept customers coming to this renowned food eatery in the Indonesian capital city’s northern end is the freshness of its star ingredient, seafood.
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On the pricier end of the spectrum, visitors can expect a menu price range of $6.83 (Rp 100,000) to $20.49 (Rp 300,000).
Bandar Djakarta is located at Pintu Timur Taman Impian Jaya and is open from 10am-11pm.
4. Marina Kitchen
Our next choice for the top restaurants in Ancol, Jakarta is Marina Kitchen which serves up a menu completely different from those of other popular Jakarta city food establishments in Ancol.
Here you can order some dim sum, Chinese food, soups, chicken dishes, and congee.
You can bring your entire family over and not worry about breaking the bank because the menu prices are affordable starting from $2.05 (Rp 30,000) to $13.66 (Rp 200,000).
Marina Kitchen is located at The Forest, Jalan Taman Marina Blok C2A Nomor 6D in Ancol and is open during the weekdays from 9am-9pm while it opens from 7:30am-9pm during the weekends.
The final contender on our list of the top restaurants in Ancol, Jakarta is Segarra which is home to romantic waterfront views and premium meat dishes ideal for a romantic dinner by the beach.
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At Segarra, you can find some of the best pasta, steak, Asian food, and many more among an atmosphere that will leave you in a passionate mood.
The menu prices range from $6.83 (Rp 100,000) to $13.66 (Rp 200,000). This popular Jakarta city food establishment also sells alcohol.
Segarra is located at Jalan Lodan Timur Nomor 7, Pantai Carnaval, Taman Impian Jaya and is open every day from 12pm-12am.
(Writer: Theresia Amadea | Editor: Yuharrani Aisyah)