Betawi Café

Authentic Indonesian eats from two tiny locations, in both Karama and JLT
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Time Out Says

Operating in Karama since 2007, Betawi has made a name for itself as a place to dine on authentic Indonesian dishes.

In 2016, the restaurant expanded to JLT, where it knocks out equally impressive cooking.

Expect no frills décor and low prices with food that is full of spice and flavour. We suspect many people won’t be au fait with the particulars of Indonesian food (save, perhaps, for tasty chicken satay and peanut sauce). So while the menu isn’t huge (a few soups, a handful of noodle dishes, nasi goreng and nasi padang) a few pointers from the staff can be very handy – and they’re (mostly) happy to help.

The soto betawi, with chunks of beef in a spicy, coconut soup shouldn’t be missed, and neither should the nasi padang, featuring beef rendang, vegetable curry, an egg and sambal sauce with steamed rice. The nasi padang is aromatic with meat slow-cooked until it falls apart, the curry sauce sweet and spicy and the rice cooked perfectly.

With generous portions and bags of flavour, this place serves up a great family-style feast.

16 Sep 2018

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Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
12:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMSunday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMMonday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMThursday: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PMFriday: 1:30 PM to 11:00 PM
Show number 056 759 8118
Dubai, Al Karama, 4 B Street

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