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Those longing to eat a dish full of vegetables can opt for this sweet and savory gado-gado. (Instagram.com/nktrias/-)
With peanut sauce on top of slightly boiled vegetables, gado-gado is a local favorite dish to eat for lunch or dinner. From Glodok in West Jakarta to the capital city's southern areas around Kebayoran, here's a list of the best places to find gado-gado in Jakarta.
Found in several locations, including Jatinegara and Fatmawati, Gado Gado Boplo has certain characteristics that defines its brand. In addition to enjoying its gado-gado's traditional taste, patrons can also expect its restaurants to have a good standard of cleanliness.
Established in 1967, Gado Gado Direksi has been through a lot. Known as a hot spot for high-class people to enjoy the best gado-gado in town, the place has its own traditional standard of taste while keeping its interior like it’s still the 1960s.
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With a name taken from the street Jl. Cemara in Menteng, Central Jakarta, this place is one of the oldest gado-gado eateries in the capital. Although it has opened several branches, Gado Gado Cemara has maintained its taste and easygoing atmosphere.
All the way to Kelapa Gading in North Jakarta, is where you'll find this famous eatery. Gado-Gado AA is a favorite among fans of the dish for its affordable price, just under Rp 20,000 (US$1.50) for a single portion.
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Formerly situated close to a zoo before it moved to Ragunan in South Jakarta, Gado-Gado Bonbin has been serving its patrons since 1960 with a killer combination of authentic taste and old-school ambiance.
If you think the only proper way to eat gado-gado is by combining the meal with a warung (food stall) ambiance, then this eatery is perfect for you. Opened in the 1990s, Gado-Gado Kertanegara also provides excellent service and allows its patrons to choose between spicy and non-spicy peanut sauce for the dish. (kes)
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