KOMPAS.com – Indonesia’s gado gado salad is a beloved traditional dish known for its creamy, savory peanut sauce poured over boiled vegetables.
Throughout the capital city, food vendors sell the gado gado salad from early in the morning to late in the night, but there are six locations that are particularly popular for serving up the meal.
Kompas.com has selected the six eateries serving up the best gado gado recipe in Jakarta that you can enjoy during the holiday or at any time of the year.
The opening hours of each location vary and are subject to change, and there are delivery services available for some of the listed places so be sure to check them out.
1. Gado Gado Cemara
Situated at Jalan Tanah Abang 5 Nomor 36, Central Jakarta, this eatery has been serving the ultimate gado gado salad since 1947.
The secret to the best gado gado recipe is in the peanut sauce and Cemara does exactly that by using cashews.
Even if you are not in the mood for Indonesian peanut salad, that’s alright because the owners also serve oxtail soup, goat curry, goat fried rice, durian ice cream, and Lontong Cap Go Meh.