Culinary Nearby

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Pecel Mbok Sador

This culinary has become a subscription for many people and tourists who visiting the city of Semarang. To enjoy this pecel, customers have to queue because it’s so crowded. What makes this pecel delicious is the right blend of peanut sauce and not too sweet. Just like other pecel, vegetables consist of spinach, bean sprouts, turi flowers, cabbage. While what makes this pecel different is a mixture of papaya leaves in it.

Address : Jl. Gajahmada No.78-86, Kembangsari, Kec. Semarang Tengah, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50133

Open Hour : Monday – Sunday at 5 PM – 10 PM

(Fitriana Andriyani via tribunnews.com, translated by Desy Pentalibertin)

Ayam Goreng & Sop Buntut/ Daging Pak Supar

The restaurant which is located in the center of Semarang is already very famous for its two main dishes namely Ayam Goreng (fried chicken) and Sop Buntut (oxtail soup). This restaurant has been established for decades. No wonder the restaurant is always crowded at any time every day.

Address : Jl. Moh. Suyudi No.48, Miroto, Kec. Semarang Tengah, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50134

Open Hour : Monday – Sunday at 9.30 AM – 10.30 PM

Price : Ayam goreng Rp 21.000/piece, Sop buntut Rp 50.000/portion

(Indah Salimin via kumparan.com, translated by Desy Pentalibertin)

Tahu Gimbal Lumayan Pak Man

Mi kopyok a food consisting of noodles, pieces lontong, sliced tofu pong, bean sprouts, sliced celery, sprinkles of fried onions and crackers that have crumbs, then poured with spices broth. One mi kopyok that has become a culinary icon in Semarang is Mi Kopyok Pak Dhuwur. What makes Mi Kopyok Pak Dhuwur special is that almost all of the ingredients are made by themselves in order to maintain its quality.

Address : Jl. Plampitan No.54, Bangunharjo, Kec. Semarang Tengah, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50139

Open Hour : Monday – Sunday at 10 AM – 4 PM

Price : ½ portion Rp 15.000 and 1 portion Rp 23.000

Mie Kopyok Pak Dhuwur

Mi kopyok berisikan mi, potongan lontong, irisan tahu pong, tauge, irisan daun seledri, taburan bawang goreng dan kerupuk gendar atau karak yang sudah remah. Kemudian disiram dengan kuah kaldu rempah. Salah satu mi kopyok yang sudah menjadi ikon kuliner Semarang adalah Mi Kopyok Pak Dhuwur. Yang membuat Mi Kopyok Pak Dhuwur menjadi spesial adalah karena hampir semua bahan-bahannya dibuat sendiri agar tetap menjaga dan mepertahankan kualitasnya.

Lokasi : Jl. Tanjung No.18A, Pandansari, Kec. Semarang Tengah, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50132

Open Hour : Monday – Sunday at 8 AM – 16 PM

Price : Regular portion Rp 12.000, and jumbo protion Rp 15.000

(I Made Asdhiana via kompas.com, translated by Desy Pentalibertin)


Nasi Goreng Babat Pak Karmin Mberok

A visit to Semarang is incomplete if you haven’t tasted the delicious tripe Nasi Goreng Babat Pak Karmin Mberok because besides its unique and delicious taste, this is a legendary restaurant. This restaurant has been open since 1971 with an unchanging taste till now

Address : Jl. Pemuda, Dadapsari, Kec. Semarang Utara, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50188

Open Hour : Monday – Sunday at 8 AM – 10.30 PM

Price : Nasi Goreng Babat Rp 25.000 and Nasi Gongso Babat Rp 30.000.

(Wike Sulistiarmi via phinemo.com, translated by Desy Pentalibertin)

Nasi Ayam Bu Wido

This night culinary in Semarang is similar to liwet rice in the city of Solo. Nasi Ayam Bu Wido has a quite unique way of serving. Rice is served on top of pincuk and supported by a bowl. Then a mixture of pumpkin and rambak vegetables with various choices of spiciness level watered on it. Shredded chicken meat is sprinkled on rice and a splash of opor sauce adds to the savory taste.

Address : Jl. Melati Selatan, Brumbungan, Kec. Semarang Tengah, Kota Semarang, Jawa Tengah 50135

Open Hour : Monday – Sunday at 4.30 PM – 11 PM


CFC Lawang Sewu

CFC Lawang Sewu located in Jl. Pemuda, Semarang, Indonesia. It is one of the nearest restaurant from Lawang Sewu. The price is affordable, it starts from IDR 7.000 up to IDR 170.000. CFC Lawang Sewu usually opens at 8AM until 9PM.

Tahu Aci 31

Tahu Aci is kind of snacks made from tofu and tapioca flour typically from Semarang City. There is a place that sells Tahu Aci near Lawang Sewu.

Price: IDR 5.000
Address: Jl. DR. Soetomo No.4, Semarang City, Central Java
Contact Person: 
1. +62-878-7676-6654
2. +62-852-2605-5266


Verve Bistro & Coffee Bar

Verve Bistro & Coffee Bar is one of the famous restaurant near Lawang Sewu. There are many kinds of cuisine, Japanese food, Western food, Indonesian food, including bar and pub.  This restaurant has an artistic atmosphere and live music. You can reach this restaurant by reservation too.

Address:  Jl. Pemuda no.150 Rooms Inc Hotel, Semarang City
Open Hour: Sunday – Saturday (6 AM until 11 PM)
Contact Person: (024) 86041211

Wasabi Sushi & Ramen

A Japanese food restaurant. There are many kinds of Japanese food and seafood.

Price: IDR 10.000 – IDR 150.000
Open Hour: 3 PM – 9.30 PM
Address: Jl. MGR Sugiopranoto number 23 near Tugu Muda Monument, Lawang Sewu, Semarang City
Contact Person: 0818240538

McDonald's Pandanaran

McDonald’s Pandanaran is located at Jl. Pandanaran no. 44, Semarang City. It usually opens for 24 hours and you can dining in or take away.

Nglaras Rasa Restaurant

A restaurant with Indonesian cuisine. Has 3 branches in Semarang. There are more than a variety of Indonesian dishes available in fast food. Buffet lunch can also be used. Serve orders in dos, Gudeg Rice, Rames Rice, Langgi Rice, Gudangan Rice, Yellow Rice, and Tumpengan orders. This restaurant is suitable for vegetarians.

Address: Jl. MH Thamrin No. 126 Semarang.
Contact Person: 0818240538
Buffet Reservation: 024 355 2691