9 Famous and Must-Try Surabaya Culinary Recommendations, Legendary to the Present

Moms who are traveling to East Javaespecially Surabaya, don’t forget to try Surabaya culinary delights!

One of the big cities in Indonesia has a variety of dishes that are definitely delicious to try, you know, Moms.

Starting from the legendary racing rice cake to contemporary food that is increasingly mushrooming and not to be missed.

Come on, take a look at the following various Surabaya culinary recommendations and don’t forget to include them list Moms’ holiday, huh!

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Legendary and Famous Surabaya Culinary

These legendary culinary delights in Surabaya have been around for a long time and are still the choice of travelers:

1. Rawon Setan Mbak Endang

Rawon Satan

Photo: Rawon Satan

Moms must be familiar with this Surabaya culinary, namely rawon.

A dish consisting of meat with black sauce, is one of the foods that must be tried when visiting Surabaya.

One of the legendary rawon stalls in Surabaya is Rawon Satan, Miss Endang.

This place is called legendary because it was the pioneer for the birth of the term ‘rawon devil’ in Indonesia.

Uniquely, the term ‘devil’ in this stall is not due to its spicy taste like most other stalls.

This name is used because this rawon stall is only open at night.

Since then, this shop is called ‘rawon devil’ by its buyers.

Address: Jl. Embong Malang 78, Surabaya, East Java (in front of the JW Marriot Hotel Surabaya)

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2. Fat Pak Garuda Lontong Race

Fat Pak Garuda Race Lontong

Photo: Pak Fatty’s Garuda Racing Lontong (Instagram.com/lontongbalapaslipakgendut)

Lontong Balap is also one of Surabaya’s unique and legendary culinary delights.

Moms might find many Lontong Balap places to eat, but the most legendary is Lontong Balap Garuda Pak Fat on Jalan Kranggan.

This restaurant has been around since 1958 and is still the choice of many local residents and tourists when visiting Surabaya.

Some of his customers say, the taste of food in this shop is still very well maintained today.

In fact, this typical Surabaya food has been around for more than four decades.

Address: Jalan Kranggan no. 60, Sawahan, Surabaya (in front of the former Garuda Cinema)

3. Rujak Cingur Ahmad Jais

rojak cingur achmad djais

Photo: rujak cingur achmad djais (Instagram.com/rujakcingur_achmadjais)

Surabaya culinary that is no less legendary is cingur salad.

This food with the basic ingredients of cow’s nose is a must try when visiting Surabaya.

One of the places to try this food is Rujang Cingur Ahmad Jais in the Genteng area, Surabaya.

This place, which has been established since 1970, is known for its concoctions made from cashews and cingur galore.

Even though the price is quite expensive, the taste of rujak cingur here really spoils your tongue, you know, Moms.

Address: Jl. Achmad Jais No.40, Peneleh, Tile, Surabaya

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4. Pecel Rawon Warung Moroseneng Corner

Rawon Pecel Warung Corner Moroseneng

Photo: Pecel Rawon Warung Moroseneng Corner (Instagram.com/sasmitaedo)

Pecel Rawon Warung Pojok Moroseneng is also one of Surabaya’s culinary destinations that you must visit.

To try the pecel rice menu doused with rawon sauce at this place, you have to come at night.

The reason is, this new shop opens at 21.00 WIB and closes around 03.00 WIB in the morning.

Address: Jl. Pucang Anom No 17, Gubeng, Surabaya.

Contemporary Surabaya Culinary

The following culinary delights in Surabaya have also gone viral on social media, Moms. Come on, visit the place one by one!

1. Cempaka Tongue Shaking Pentol

Cempaka Tongue Shaking Pentol

Photo: Cempaka Tongue Shaking Pentol (Instagram.com/pentolgoyanglidahcempaka)

One of the contemporary culinary delights in Surabaya that you must try is the Cempaka Tongue Goyang Pentol.

The most famous dishes in this place are smooth pentol, rough pentol, fried pentol, dumplings, tofu and quail egg filled pentol.

At first glance, this menu is very similar to meatballs with chili sauce, tomato sauceand soy sauce.

Even though they are already famous, these snacks are still sold in simple carts, you know, Moms.

Address: Jl. Rungkut Madya No. 243, Surabaya

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2. Saltings


Photo: Salting (Instagram.com/saltyhingsindonesia)

Saltings is Surabaya’s most sought-after contemporary food, Moms.

As the name implies, the menu at this place sells a variety of culinary variations of rice with seasoned side dishes salted eggs or salted egg.

One of the mainstay menus in this place is rice fried chicken boneless with egg wrapped in salted fish which is definitely very delicious.

To try this snack, you can visit several branches in Surabaya.

Address: Jl. Medokan Ayu 30 Block B 04, Surabaya

3. Let’s Snack

Let's snack

Photo: Lets snack (Instagram.com/lets_snack.id)

The next contemporary culinary in Surabaya is Let’s Snack.

This place provides a variety of contemporary menus, such as Takoyaki, crispy chickenand chicken cones.

Uniquely, this place only sells on line via Instagram or application on lineso Moms can’t try it on the spot.

Address: Jl. Garuda XIV No. 22 REWWIN Public Corporation, Waru, Sidoarjo

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4. Hero Steam Coat

Hero's Steamed Layer

Photo: Lapis Steamed Hero (Instagram.com/lkspahlawan)

Lapis Steamed Surabaya is also one of the modern foods that you must try, Moms.

At first glance, this food is almost similar to layer of Surabaya in general.

It’s just that the texture of the steamed layer is more moist and soft.

Another specialty of this contemporary snack is its taste which is similar to sweet martabak.

Address: Jl. Genteng Besar No.77, Genteng, Kec. Tile, Surabaya

5. Thick Toast

Thick Toast Surabaya

Photo: Thick Toast Surabaya (Instagram.com/thicktoast.id)

Have you ever tried the culinary thick toast in Surabaya, Moms?

This thick toast has a filling that is quite unique and typical of Indonesiasuch as satay, jasuke (corn, milk and cheese), spicy cakalang, and geprek chicken.

In addition, this place also has a delicious sweet menu to eat.

The price is also quite affordable, so it is mandatory to try.

Address: Jl. Raya Kupang Indah No. 45e, Dukuh Kupang, Kec. Sukomanunggal, Surabaya

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Those are various legendary and contemporary Surabaya culinary recommendations. Don’t forget to try it, Moms.