Yogyakarta is a special city In Indonesia, the hub of Javanese culture, the place for arts, and the heaven for foodies hunters. People from around the world come and gather in this city not only to see the magnificent Keraton, gamelan, and traditional dance show, but also they visit restaurants.
As a city of tourism, many people from other parts of Indonesia come and sell their food in Yogyakarta. So, that’s why there are so many restaurants in Jogja with a different type of food and drinks influenced by other culture. Here are the best restaurants in Yogyakarta with traditional cuisine you should try:
Duta Minang Padang’s foods (West Sumatra Cuisines)
Nasi Padang is well-known not only in entire of Indonesia, but also it has recognition in other countries like Singapore, Malaysia, and even in some countries in Europe.
Duta Minang Padang foods provide the best original Nasi Padang rich in ingredients and spices. Most of Padang foods are spicy even with a certain level of spiciness, but Duta Minang offers less spicy which can be eaten by every people.
If you come to this place, do not forget to order Minangkabau traditional drink called Teh Talua, a raw egg blended with tea and added a little bit of lemon water. This traditional cuisine is one of the best restaurants in Yogyakarta you should try.
Recommended foods: Rendang, Gulai Ikan, and Tembusu.
Recommended drinks: Teh talua
Address : l. Jend. Sudirman No.42, Gowongan, Jetis, Kota Yogyakarta.
Opening hours: Everyday, 24 hours
Visit their Website: https://www.dutaminang.com/
Bungong Jeumpa (Aceh cuisines)
Aceh province is famous for original Kopi Aceh not only because most of Aceh people love to drink coffee, but also it has perfect land to cultivate robusta and arabica that produce the best coffee in the world.
You can also find the original Kopi Aceh in Bungong Jeumpa restaurant along with other Aceh foods including Teh Tarik, Mie Aceh and many more. Mie Aceh is a must, a noodle fried and cooked with herb and certain savory spices including ginger, chili, pepper, and lemon.
Mie Aceh can be served with Teh Tarik, a tea with milk shaken with brown sugar which is perfect for dinner. When it comes to the best restaurants in Yogyakarta, Bungong Jeumpa is a must if you visit Yogyakarta.
Recommended foods: Cane bumbu rendang, Mie Aceh, and Martabak Aceh.
Recommended drinks: Teh Tarik and kopi Aceh.
Adress : Jl. Kaliurang KM.5, Caturtunggal, Sleman regency.
Opening hours: open every day, 24 hours
Raminten (Javanesse cuisines)
If you want to know more about Javanese cuisines, Raminten is the best place to visit. There is over 20 type of food and drinks are available here, combined with some modern food.
The restaurant is built with Javanese culture architecture and all of the waiters dress in Javanese traditional costumes. You can feel more intense with the touch of gamelan music that played during the opening hours.
It’s really hard to choose one of the food provided, but Ayam Koteka or chicken placed in bamboo and baked with traditional herbs is one of the best and unique food here. Raminten is one of the best restaurants in Yogyakarta with traditional Javanese cuisine that you should try.
Recommended food: Ayam Koteka, sego Bakar, and bakmi Merapi
Recommended drinks: Javanesse beer, ginger tea, es dawet gladri and jamu.
Address: Jl. Sabirin No.2, Kotabaru, Gondokusuman, Yogyakarta.
Opening hours: every day, from 7 am to 11 pm.
Visit their website: http://ramintens-kitchen.business.site/