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Cahaya Baru

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Jl Tiang Bendera II no.84, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
+62 21 6900766
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

For a food lover need to try out this restaurant, has been famous since ages ago and many has copied the same cuisine and open same menu restaurant, try wongsan cah fumak ask for crispy one, and if you are a frog lover try crispy frog skin need to ask for special request, this restaurant will be a need to... More 

Thank Travelfreaked
Jakarta, Indonesia
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137 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been running for a long time even before I was born, the place was initially at the basement of City hotel in Glodok chinatown of Jakarta. it was burnt in 1998 and then moved to jalan Tiang Bendera II up until now. The signature dish is the fish head soup and i could say that all meals... More 

Thank StephenSoe
Jakarta, Indonesia
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543 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This is Chinese Restaurant and Very Famous one. The Dishes that really well know is the Fish Head Dishes. Many peoples say that here is the best for eat the Fish Head.

Thank Ferry_Kasenda
Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

This is the one of best chinese food. I reccomendes to order Fish soup, Eel stir with vegetable, Tofu with vegetable, boiled chicken, fried noodle. That were the best foods i've ever eat

Thank Michael A
Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013

It's a nice Hakka Resto here in the city center. I've been here several times, since I must visit a place in front of this restaurant when I go to Jakarta. Try the eel, fish head soup, the steamed chicken, the pork with salted vegetable which is renowned as an authentic Hakka cuisine and you must try the baby back... More 

1 Thank TKWANG168
Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

Try Fish Soup (the most favourite menu in the restaurant ), then steamed chicken, and usual chinese food like fried noodle, fried rice, blackpepper stir beef, etc. Best quality and yummy....

2 Thank Michael A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2012

This restaurant used to open at Old China Town (Glodok) Area. They moved after a fire incident to this new establishment. Their food is still as good thought. Try the Isang Mee Foon (fried special vermicelli), The Fish Head Soup, The Pork, and The Tofu. A must try Hakka Cuisine.

2 Thank normanngjkt
New York, NY
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

I had read a couple of reviews about Cafe Batavia being overpriced and a rip-off for dinner, so I decided to come here instead- based on the one previous review. I am also a world traveler and I have also had very good traditional Chinese- and this was not it. It was mediocre and not worth the effort to get... More 

1 Thank soneca16
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2011

I am a traveller, been tasting food all over the world. This chinese food isreal good try their fish soup its crazy mind blowing

3 Thank Rickylovemargie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
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Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl Tiang Bendera II no.84, Jakarta 11110, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 21 6900766

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