8 Typical Jogja Culinary That Tastes Unforgettable, Delicious and Cheap

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– Yogyakarta, which is famous for being down to earth and close to the heart, always invites tourists from all over the archipelago to keep coming back. Moreover, coupled with the reputation of the city of Jogja which is rich in street snacks that are light on the pocket, traveling activities are definitely more fun.

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For those who live in Jogja and its surroundings or for adventurers who want to visit this favorite city, these 8 places to eat are guaranteed to offer an authentic Jogja atmosphere and are perfect for satisfying the stomach and light on the pocket.

What are you waiting for? Come check the notes below and plan your favorite city tour!

1. Spicy mixed rice with anchovies: Pojok Gejayan Teri Rice

If generally rice and heavy side dishes are suitable for breakfast until noon, it’s time to try something different with anchovy rice stalls at the corner of Gejayan Trail. Crispy anchovies or spicy anchovies accompanied by dry tempeh and fluffier rice, are sure to cure rumbling at night.


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Gejayan Corn Anchovy Rice
Address: Gejayan Street, Deresan, Yogyakarta City, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: Monday–Saturday, 21.00– 03.00
Price: Starting from Rp.13. 000

2. The president’s favorite round of Wedang: Wedang Ronde Mbah Paiyem

Selling since the 1960s, Mbah Paiyem always displays a burning business spirit. Spending the night at his stall while sipping sweet-spicy ginger sauce and chewing rounds of glutinous rice can be an option to warm the night in Jogja. Reportedly, former President Suharto always took the time to come here each to Jogja.


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Wedang Ronde Mbah Payem
Address: Jalan Kauman, City of Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: Monday–Saturday, 19. 00– 00.00
Price: Rp5. 000

3. Delicacy in a bowl of brongkos: Nasi Brongkos Warung Handayani

Brongkos rice consisting of vegetables and a side dish of beans, combined with coconut milk, invites tourists to return to Warung Handayani. Pampering the tongue with egg brongkos and brongkos koyor is really the maximum for lunch during the day.


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Nasi Brongkos Warung Handayani
Address: Jalan Gading No 2 (Alun-alun Kidul), Patehan, Kraton, Yogyakarta City, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: 07. 00– 19. 00
Price: From Rp7. 500/ portion

4. Who says diamonds can only be eaten on holidays?: Kupat Gule Bang Doel

In fact, there is a place that serves Eid al-Fitr’s favorite menu to be eaten outside the Eid period. Kupat Gule Bang Doel can be a position to release the longing for Lebaran moments of ketupat pieces served with the option of goat, chicken, or beef gule.


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Kupat Gule Bang Doel
Address: Jalan Kaliurang Kilometer 6, Kec. Depok, Sleman Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region
Operating Hours: 07. 00–11.00
Price: Starting from IDR 10. 000

5. A quite famous village cuisine: Sambel Welut Pak Sabar

Eels are known as slippery animals that easily move from there to come. Here, the eel is processed using kencur seasoning and a biting spicy onion sauce and served with fluffier hot rice. Of course, those who don’t like it will become addicted.


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Sambel Welut Mr. Patience
Address: Jalan Imogiri Barat Kilometer 6, Tamanan, Bantul, Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: 09. 00– 21.00
Price: Starting from Rp5. 000

6. Only 1.5 hours sold out immediately because it was delicious: Wedang Tahu Bu Sukardi

If in other zones in Indonesia, this dish is known as tahwa or beancurd. A light morning snack with processed soft soybeans complete with ginger gravy similar to rounds, perfect for a light meal before a day’s activities.


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Wedang Tahu Bu Sukardi
Address: Jalan Kranggan No 75, Cokrodiningratan, Jetis, City of Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: 06.30– sold out
Price: Rp6. 000

7. Legendary snack from Malioboro: Samijaya Lumpia

Lumpia is indeed synonymous with Semarang City, but in Jogja you can find delicious spring rolls that have been selling since 40 years later. Samijaya spring rolls appear with different contents compared to other spring rolls. The combination of chicken, yam, or quail eggs ensures that this one fried food is full of nutrition and nutrition. Enough to block the stomach when walking in Malioboro.


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Samijaya Spring Rolls
Address: Jalan Malioboro No. 18, Suryatmajan, Danurejan, City of Yogyakarta, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: 10.00– 16.00
Price: Rp3. 500– Rp4. 000/ piece

8. A sweet dish that anyone will fall in love with: Jenang Lempuyangan Bu Gesti

Jenang Jogja this one proves that traditional snacks always have fans. 3 kinds of sweet and legit jenang can be tried here; jenang marrow, jenang candil, and jenang pearl, bring sweet memories along the way in Jogja. No wonder this jenang is also a favorite of President Soeharto, Megawati, and Sultan Hamengkubuwono X.


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Jenang Lempuyangan Bu Gesti
Address: Lempuyangan Market, Hayam Wuruk Route, Yogyakarta City, Special Region of Yogyakarta
Operating Hours: 08.00–11.00
Price: Starting from Rp4. 000

Of course you’re drooling after reading this post? It seems that you really have to plan to schedule a vacation to Jogja just for a culinary trip. Let’s go!

This article was previously published on tripcanvas.com

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