Jakarta's Night Street Food Feast, Flavors after dark

Duration: 1h and 30min
Languages: English
Guru: Kenya
Registered on December 20, 2022

Hey Adventurers! My name is Kenya! I'm originally from Indonesia, born in Kenya, and seasoned in Morocco for a whole decade. I'm fluent in English, French, and Indonesian: I'm your language ninja:). Growing up abroad gifted me a passport full of friendships and a love for the diverse beauty of countries and cultures. Now back in Indonesia, I've embraced the backpacker hostel life—meeting fascinating people from all walks of life and happily trading knowledge. Being part of these hostel encounters has sparked my desire to showcase my incredible city. Make people discovering cultures stemming from thousands of ethnic groups, savoring cuisines from various corners of Indonesia, and immersing ourselves in its one-of-a-kind traditions. However, some folks might say new travelers to "get out of Jakarta as fast as you can", but I'm here to prove them wrong! Jakarta is my playground, and I'm eager to showcase its lively, vibrant, and downright charming side. So, buckle up for a tour filled with laughter, delightful culinary surprises, and the warmest smiles Jakarta has to offer. I'm not just a guide; I'm your humorous, friendly, and ever-helpful companion. Let's make your Jakarta adventure unforgettable! 😄🌍🍜

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Step into the heart of Jakarta, a city that breathes history with the harmonious blend of diverse ethnicities and cultures.

It is known as a melting pot of flavors influenced by the diverse ethnic tapestry that calls this bustling metropolis home.

The journey comes more alive after the sun sets through it s culinary landscape when the vendors start to set their outdoor stalls, stir their spices at the wok, and serve fresh tropical fruit juices. 

As you stroll through the busy streets, you will savor the unique blend of Indonesian, Chinese, Indian, and Arab influences that converge in Jakarta's street food scene. Each bite tells a story of centuries-old culinary traditions.

Let's begin our night culinary tour, an unforgettable gastronomic adventure by savoring the iconic flavors of local favorites!

**Know before you go**

  • Please bring your cash to pay for each selections of the dinner
  • The meal's total cost is the responsibility of the booking party. For groups, it will be divided among individual bookers. Meals typically range from 1-10€ depending on the selected options
  • When booking the tour, please specify any food or baverage intolerance or allergy 

* My food tour is designed for shared moments and diverse palates. I prioritize the enjoyment of groups
making the experience more delightful when enjoyed with "multiple bookers"

* In the event of a solo booking, your adventure becomes an Exclusive private tour. Please note that this kind of tour may require a separate consideration for gratuity to ensure a personalized and memorable journey

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    8, Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.11, RW.4, Gond...
    8, Jl. M.H. Thamrin No.11, RW.4, Gondangdia, Kec. Menteng, Kota Jakarta Pusat, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 10350, Indonesia
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    In front of Dewata Restaurant at "Sarinah Mall" facing the bus stop Thamrin.

  • 1
    Free admission
    Dewata by Monsieur Spoon Sarinah

    a) Meet me at the outdoor part of Dewata Restaurant at Sarinah Mall. b)The meeting spot is facing the main street called Thamrin or it is where the park seats are

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Sari Sari - Aneka Kue Jajan Pasar

    I will introduce you variety of snacks sold usually in traditional markets in Java. This shop offers sweet and savory desserts from different regions using local products like cassava, glutinous rice, coconut etc.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Jalan H Agus Salim

    We will begin our exploration with mouthwatering entrees that tease your taste buds with a burst of flavors in this night street food known as Jalan Sabang street food. #####At every culinary hotspot, your selections will be charged separately From appetizing starters to mouthwatering mains and sweet finales.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Jalan Haji Agus Salim

    Main course exploration #####At every culinary hotspot, your selections will be charged separately From appetizing starters to mouthwatering mains and sweet finales.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Jalan Haji Agus Salim

    Desserts exploration #####At every culinary hotspot, your selections will be charged separately From appetizing starters to mouthwatering mains and sweet finales.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Richard 07 Nov 2023
Rio de Janeiro

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Travelled alone - Nov 2023
Excellent introduction to the food and drink of Jakarta. I love food markets and night food markets are the best!!
László 29 Oct 2023

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Travelled in group - Oct 2023
Was a great experience, thanks to Kenya. We had great food a perfect introduction into the culture. Very flexible guide, she was very flexible on the meeting time. She was sharp on time as agreed. After that we went for a great journey, unbelievable good food, great juices. I recommend it. We have been 6 people and everyone loved it. We will contact her again also for other tours. Thanks :) was a fabulous experience.
Walter 20 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Kenya fue muy amable/ paciente con nosotros y haber considerado nuestras solicitudes puntuales del recorrido.
Ariel 14 Oct 2023

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Travelled alone - Oct 2023
Fue una maravillosa experiencia gastronómica por las populosas calles de Yakarta. Es una experiencia muy recomendada para probar una gran variedad de sabores locales. Kenia explica cada uno de los platos y las costumbres culturales
Mert 27 Aug 2023

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
Kenya is an amazing women with kindest soul. It is so easy to talk to her and fun. I would recommend having this tour. She gives information about the food and really cares about your choices. Thank you Kenya!
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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