Cuisine of Surabaya for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

An abundance of colorful spices and seasonings, tender noodles and light soups, original dishes of chicken and fish cooked over an open fire are just some distinctive features of the local cuisine of Surabaya. Restaurants here will offer visitors to enjoy the traditional cabbage soup, noodles with chicken and fried chicken with spices, ayam Bakar. Many restaurants in Surabaya were named in honor of national popular treats, so it won’t be difficult for tourists to understand the variety of dining places.
The second largest city of the country and a famous trading port, this place is a recreational area of the world level. Surabaya became a part of Indonesia in 1950; prior to this fact it was … Open
Among the most popular treats, bakvan meatballs and the classic tofu soup, which locals sometimes call ‘tahi’ are worth mentioning. There are lots of international restaurants too. You can also find small cafes and restaurants in large shopping complexes offering guests a traditional American fast food.
One of the most popular restaurants of Indonesian cuisine is BU Kris; it is possible to try all of the above mentioned national specialties there. The restaurant serves gourmet delicacies and affordable classics. The Tempo Doeloe restaurant serving local food is more moderate; full dinner of several courses will cost its guests no more than 10 USD. Traditional food, fast service and pleasant atmosphere are the main advantages of the Tempo Doeloe restaurant. Copyright
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There is also fine dining of Italian cuisine; the leader among those places is Casa Fontana. Visitors will be pleased not only with a large selection of treats, but also with an attentive staff; all customers of the Casa Fontana may reckon on personal service. The Layar restaurant specializes in cooking seafood. It is safe to say that every dish in its menu is a true masterpiece of culinary art featuring unique taste and design. Choice of fish dishes and rare seafood is huge here; chefs prepare many signature dishes on the grill.
The European restaurant Boncafe is perfect to relax after sightseeing. Its visitors can stay in the cozy lounge or take one of the tables on the terrace. The restaurant is suitable for families with children. One of branded treats of the restaurant is a steak of chicken with spices; regulars recommend ordering ice cream for dessert.
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Where to go for dinner in Surabaya: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: 65 Jalan Tunjungan, Surabaya; Telephone: +62 (0) 31 545 4333;
Where: 65 Jalan Tunjungan, Surabaya; Telephone: + 62 (0) 31 545 4333;
Where: 016-128 Jalan Jend Basuki Rakhmat, Surabaya; Telephone: +62 (0) 31 531 1234;
Janggala Restaurant
Where: 173-175 Jalan Ngagel, Novotel, Surabaya, Surabaya; Telephone: +62 (0) 31 501 8900;
The Edge
Where: Graha Residen, Jalan Darmo Harapan I, Surabaya; Telephone: + 62 (0) 31 732 9945-6;
Kya Kya Food Centre
Where: Kembang Jepun, Chinatown, Surabaya;

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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Surabaya

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