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Borobudur

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700 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6106 (Jones Street)
+1 415-775-1512
Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Chicago
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Indonesian food so were excited to try this restaurant despite mixed reviews. The room is pleasant and we were seated promptly. The starter was the chicken/fish dumplings with peanut sauce. It was very good and arrived shortly after ordering. It was downhill from there. The main courses (beef and a rice dish) were just ok - one entrée... More 

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Thank Sadielicious
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55 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dishes offered are pretty refined, and actually cheap for the quality ($10 to $14). If you're a big eater order rice as a side and you won't ruined yourself.

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Thank Pierre6425618
Oslo, Norway
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and cosy restaurant interior but sadly the food was very disappointing and the waiter was grumpy. I don't mind if the food is good but I've honestly made better beef rendang at home... This was chewy, sour and missing the toasted coconut that adds depth and balance. The fried banana desert that followed was doughy and soggy, like it... More 

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Thank Addy B
San Diego
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101 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like some other people, we landed at this restaurant because it was close. Also like other people, not impressed with the decor and the service (by a male I took to be the owner or manager) was quick and business-like but not at all warm. We arrived early for dinner--about 5:30--when there were still some empty tables, but by the... More 

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Thank Mark P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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143 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must eat indonesian place in sanfran. Tender and flavorful meat. Staff was very polite and service was quick.

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Thank Ina A
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was delicious and different - I have not seen too many other Indonesian restaurants in the US. Well-marked and tasty veg/vegan options. They do have rijsttafel service, though it works out more expensive than just ordering some dishes to share at the table. I got the "vegetarian rice plate", which was a similar type of sampler with rice,... More 

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Thank 8euqu
San Francisco, California
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235 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

ok, we were a little lazy and some of us didnt want to walk from the hotel. so we stumbled on this place, and were glad we did. the decor is nothing to write home about, but the food is. i guess we could have figured out that this was a decent place by all the locals getting take out... More 

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Klang
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Food is good and price is reasonable. However, it was understaffed. Need to wait during peak dinner time.

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Thank kt_malaysia
Paris, France
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

I cannot even describe how great this place is. Ideally located. Like, really. There is no better place in the city. Immediately fell in love with it. The products. Oh. My. God. The products! The people. The damn people. And did I mention the prices? This is the best place on earth, and I want to live there. If I... More 

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Thank Phil C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My boyfriend has been here several times, including a couple times with a friend who's very picky about good Indian food, and said we just had to go while we were in town. As his assistant and I had never had Indonesian before, we ordered the Rijsttafel (A Complete Indonesian Rice Table Dinner) for 3 and an order of roti... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6106
    (Jones Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-1512
Description
Come experience home style Indonesian cooking featuring a variety of flavors from across the islands. Indonesia is located at the crossroads of the ancient world, astride the great trade routes between the Middle East and Asia. Wave after wave of traders, adventurers, pirates, and immigrants have been drawn by the riches of these Spice Islands. All brought their native cuisine with them.

When you come to Borobudur Restaurant, you can find various authentic Indonesian cuisine including tropical drinks from many different regions. Known as San Francisco’s most popular Indonesian restaurant. Asian Week had it right when they said we serve the best Indonesian food in the Bay Area!

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