Spicy Foods in Jakarta – Some people love spicy food, but some others just can’t handle it. Many people like the pleasure of eating spicy foods because the stinging sensation in their tongue, or the feeling of burning in their body.
If you are one of those foodies who love eating spicy food, come to Jakarta! The metropolitan city has so much spicy foods to over. Eating spicy dishes is like a “delightful pain”, is that right?
In Jakarta, you can experience spicy dishes originated from different cities across the archipelago. We have summarized for you some spicy foods you can try:
Spicy Foods in Jakarta, Dare to Try?
Your love of spicy food will be fulfilled in Jakarta, trust us! Are you ready to know which restaurants you can visit? Without further ado, let’s move to the list!
1. Seblak Jeletet Murni
Are you looking for a really spicy food? Some of you might have heard of Seblak before. If you haven’t, let us tell you! Seblak is a famous food from Bandung, known for its extra spicy, tasty and savory taste. Seblak Jeletet Murni has become very popular in Jakarta these days, thanks to the good reviews from many food bloogers and Youtubers!
In Seblak Jeletet Murni, you can pick the toppings that you want and choose your level of spicyness. Seblak Jeletet Murni has many branches, one of them is at Jl. Tanjung Duren Utara IV No.57, West Jakarta. Be prepared to queue when you come there, because so many young people also want to taste it!
2. Indomie Abang Adek
Indomie Abang Adek is one of the most popular places in Jakarta, especially for college students. The place is famous for its instant noodles with various level of spiciness. Although they use instant noodles that can easily be bought in supermarkets, but the secret chili sauce makes the noodles become tastier.
Beware of which spicy level you want to choose, because once you order the noodles, you won’t be able to get rid of the chili taste as it has been stirred into the noodles.
To make it more delicious, add some other toppings such as cheese or corned beef. Be prepared to order some water before you eat the noodles. Enjoy the noodles, t-mates!
Currently, Indomie Abang Adek has a few branches. One of the outlets is located at Jl. Mandala Utara No.8, RT.16 / RW.4, Tomang, Grogol petamburan, West Jakarta, and another one at Tanjung Duren.
3. Bakso Rusuk Joss
Don’t say you’re a meatball lover if you haven’t tasted this phenomenal meatball. In Bakso Rusuk Joss, you can taste a jumbo meatball filled with hot chilli! It’s unique meatball tastes delicious and you should try it especially if you’re hungry!
Besides the lava meatballs, you can also order other varieties of meatballs. Can’t wait to taste it? Come to the nearest Bakso Rusuk Joss directly. It has several branches, but the main brach is located in Bekasi.
4. Waroeng SS
Waroeng SS is always packed with people during the day and at night as well. The food in this restaurant is spicy and tasty! The restaurant has many chili sauce specialties such as roasted garlic chili sauce, gobal-gabul garlic chili, tomato garlic chili sauce and many more!
The food is a traditional Javanese cuisines with plenty options such as fish, vegetables, chicken, omelette, tofu, soybean cakes, and so on. What’s more interesting is that all the foods are very affordable! Gather with your friends at Waroeng SS and feel the spicyness!
Currently, Waroeng SS already has 85 branches all across Indonesia from Banten to Bali.
5. Warung Bu Kris
One of the delicious Javanese cuisines is Warung Bu Kris. Here, you can try the package such as ayam penyet, which is a smashed fried chicken that is served with chili, slices of cucumbers, tofu.
The restaurant has a great variety of Indonesian food with authentic taste and reasonable price. Come with your family and try the food, together with its refreshment drinks such as grass jelly, milo or hot tea.
Not only taste, the food prices are also inexpensive. If you want to come to Warung Bu Kris, you can visit one of the branches in Jakarta!
6. Jeans Chili Chicken
We have discussed some kind of spicy foods from Indonesia. Now, let’s talk about spicy foods from Korea! If you like to eat spicy chicken, you can go to Jeans Chili Chicken, located inside Gandaria shopping mall.
Yes, the main menu of this restaurant is Korean chicken wings which is called Bul-Dak. If you visit this shopping mall, you can try the food there. However, remember not to eat too much spicy food because it may mess up your stomach.
6 Spicy Food Recommendations in Jakarta. Want to Try?
That’s the spicy culinary recommendation of Jakarta you can visit for those of you who like spicy food. However, for those of you who prefer not to eat spicy food, there are also many other delicious foods in Jakarta. Want to visit Jakarta? book a flight to the metropolitan city now!
It is nice to eat spicy food once in a while if you want to get the sensation. Eating spicy food also can boost your metabolism. What are you waiting for? Go to the nearest restaurant that serve spicy foods in Jakarta and try it! If you are not from Jakarta, besides trying the delicious culinary, you can also bring Jakarta unique souvenirs home.