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Nasi Empal Pengampon

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Jln. Pengampon no. 30 | ITC Mall Lantai 3 no. Fc 59, Surabaya 60161, Indonesia
+62 31 3530362
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

this small restaurant really make good food, the price is inexpensive you can order nasi empal set with 24000 rupiah haha good to visit

Thank bromo2015
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Nasi empal is rice with shredded meat cook with traditional recipes, the meat is sweet, tender and smell good. Location near a big road but located in small road, you can through only by walk, the price is cheap is about idr 30k, the rice served with a vegetable and sweet potatoes, good food

Thank Arifin W
Surabaya, Indonesia
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215 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

What's interesting here is the empal (marinated beef, almost steak-like) in Nasi Empal here is sort of shredded, unlike traditional one where it's served as I piece. I personally prefer the traditional kind. Another dish worth mentioning here is the Nasi Babat (beef tripe). Quite good.

Thank World_of_JT
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

If you want this food u better take it home. Because the taste is very good but they have a bad place. Poor enviroment too. For now i prefer using Gojek-Gofood if i want this food delivered to my place. So much easier.

Thank Veqa C
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158 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The location is the worst. Its not clean. It does not smell good. To a tourist this may seem unappealing. But man. The nasi empal here is THE BEST IN THE WORLD. I am not exagerating. I tried all the nasi empals in Indonesia. But this and Depot Ibu Indra is the best in Indonesia. Cheers.

Thank Michaelgunawan94
Surabaya, Indonesia
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91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Worth every rupiah, food is good, price oke, the place a little bit difficult to find. But after eating, everything is worth it. Porridge also good.

Thank Budi Utomo S W
Jakarta, Indonesia
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2015

The empal is the best in surabaya. The chicken noodle and chicken porridge were nice also. This place is quite hidden and hard to find by first newcomer. Hard to find the parking lot during weekend ( should park infront of beauty supplier shop). Its open only from morning to evening (sadly)

2 Thank MsLiem
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

If you are looking a bout something special from here , i think that you can choose this place , nasi empal of course is the one that famous . Love it

Thank Foodbucks
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2014 via mobile

Food's good, especially the Nasi Empal. The seasoned vegetables are extremely nice, and the portion is huge. The restaurant itself is inside a small alley, and very easy to miss, but it's worth it.

3 Thank Ryan C
Surabaya, Indonesia
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

The best nasi empal (seasoning meat with rice, vegetable and sweet chips) I've ever eaten. It's not easy to find this place since it's in a narrow alley. It's on the left alley on jalan pecindilan

Thank sherlyyuvita

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Indonesian, Halal
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Pengampon no. 30 | ITC Mall Lantai 3 no. Fc 59, Surabaya 60161, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya
  • Phone Number: +62 31 3530362

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?