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Dapur Babah Elite

#22 of 6,898 Restaurants in Jakarta
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Jalan Veteran 1 | 18 - 19 Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta, Indonesia
+62 21 70602256
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here three times now. The decorations and the interior are nice, I like it cause it's really authentic and original, it doesnt look fake or decorated in purpose. The food were nice and there are so many choices that you can get. In the end of your food or before your food delivered to you, (if you... More 

Thank melyliu19
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

in my personal opinion the decoration is kind of classic for chinese with lot's of antic and semi modern. from external you will never expect what to find until you walk into the dining hall itself. honestly it kind of surprise me. food wise consider unique. will try again there if there's a chance.

Thank Bernard L
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167 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I don't like with the ambience. So dark and old. The food is okay but not special. Not make me want to come back again and again.

Thank AryA495
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Last time I was here was like more than 5 years ago, so I wondered whether Dapur Babah could keep its quality after all these years. It didn't disappoint me. The dishes were delicious, the only minor letdown was smaller portion of roasted duck; it seemed bigger last time i was here. But then again it was more than 5... More 

Thank FRD2104
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

the service was great. this time I got a chance to taste their 'Ayam Kodok', it said on the menu that it's for 2-3 persons, in fact, it was enough for our group of 6. unfortunately, the Ayam Kodok was a bit dry, will order it again next time just to see if it supposed to be that dry or... More 

Thank yerikho21
Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

First time to visit this restaurant with two business colleagues. There were also two large groups dining. Dimly lighted but spotlights available above tables. Antiques everywhere inside the restaurant. Friendly staff, even addressing me by name, as innovatively my name was written on a piece of leave. A Javanese Dancer entertained the two large groups. Quite a number of variety... More 

Thank ShientaGregory
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

One of the best that i've been visited so far; cozy and warm ambience, tasty foods, and great services from the staffs. A bit pricey, but definitely worth it. So, the foods were : - Ayam pongteh. Their ayam pongteh was a bit watery compared to what i used to ate and taste a little bit bland. It was ok... More 

1 Thank Yerikho O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Fine restaurant, pleasant staff. Next time when in Jakarta, I don't know if I will eat there 3 times in a week again but I did so this time without any regrets!

Thank Ronald H
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I visited this excellent restaurant in 2015 and again last Thursday for lunch. On Friday night though, a colleague and I went back for dinner and were treated to an excellent meal in one of the private dining areas - it was a truly memorable experience. I hope other readers will enjoy the images posted here, I would like to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My friends and I rarely found the time to get together, but once in a blue moon, we make time to meet and just talk. On thursday night, we decided to have dinner at Dapur Babah. It was our first time. We ordered Nasi Kerri van Kip, Nasi pindang Tjoemi-tjoemi, Tjwiemie malang, sambel terong, koeweh srikaja ketan, and appleflappen. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Veteran 1 | 18 - 19 Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 21 70602256

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?