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700 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94109-6106 (Jones Street)
+1 415-775-1512
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11:30 - 22:00
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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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San Francisco, California
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205 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Thank l1jjc0x
Klang
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145 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Leeja E
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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248 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was across the street from our hotel. I had never had Indonesian food before, so we thought we would check it out. The first good sign was that almost half of the diners were Indonesian. We had a noddle dish with egg, vegetable, and shrimp. It was excellent with a nice smokey flavor. One of the best Asian... More 

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Thank Jorden N
San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

A long-time favourite when I'm in the mood for Indonesian food. The roti appetizer and Rendang Beef never disappoint. If you're feeling hungry you can't go wrong with the rijsttafel, but be warned it's a lot of deliciousness to take on at once! ;) It can get busy on the weekends, especially after 7pm, so make a reservation. Highly recommend.

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Thank Brian V
Monterey, CA
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

My wife and I went on a weeknight, before a show. We asked if they could serve us quickly and were told any menu choices cpuld be quickly served. Restaurant was true to its word - we ordered the prix-fixte menu and plates were delivered quickly. Flavors were interesting...not quite like the 'old country', but interesting, nevertheless. quantities were excellent... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Had the veggie noodles w peanut sauce. Really great. Also enjoyed the veggie appetizer plate. Service was fast and restaurant is very clean.

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Saint Louis, France
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Good vegetarian dishes. I like especially the veg curry they prepared. Nice atmosphere. Very friendly service . Affordable prices. I will be back there.

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Thank tyrek
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Borobudur restaurant seems to have ran out of steam. Was here in 2011 and had a good experience. This time around was disappointing. Food was luke warm and bland.

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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
US$29 - US$31
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, 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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