JAKARTA EATS: Soup Restaurant

I am totally missing the Chinese food in Jakarta. Jakarta has a big Chinese community and I learned to really appreciate Chinese food when we were based there. One of the memorable Chinese food I had was from Soup Restaurant. All the dishes we ordered were delicious and I recommend them.

I loved the sauce and mushrooms of the Po Cai and Enokitake in Oyster Sauce IDR 45.000. The veggies were a delicious accompaniment to our meal.

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I am a big fan of soft shell crabs so their Cereal Soft Shell Crab IDR 70.000 was a hit. The yummy taste of crabs without the difficulty of pealing of the shell. The crunch of the seasoned fried cereal adds even more texture and flavour.

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If you like  steamed Hainan Chicken then you will like the Samsui Chicken Large IDR 160.000 / Small 80.000. Best enjoyed with a little bit of chicken, cucumber, sauce and ginger dip with each bite.

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I’ve never had olive fried rice so this was something new and a pleasant surprise. A little bit oily but the olive flavour is addictive. The Teochew Olive Rice IDR 35.000 comes with some fresh veggies that helps balance out the oiliness of the fried rice.

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I love their Fried Noodles IDR 40.000 which softens up when mixed with the sauce. I like to eat it fast so there is still a bit of crunch to the noodles. The veggies were nice and garlicky.  YUM.

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Besides the tasty  Chinese Cuisine I also liked the interiors. We went to the PX Pavilion location which is quieter than the other branches which are perpetually busy. My friends and I agree that the prices were quite reasonable and the servings generous.

Have you tried Soup Restaurant? Which dishes did you like best?

 

Soup Restaurant – Jakarta

Plaza Indonesia / Kuningan City / PX Pavilion

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