West Jakarta is a culinary paradise! Apart from being a culinary paradise, West Jakarta is also famous for its fun hangout places thanks to many large campuses, malls, shop houses, and office buildings spreading around here. If you happen to be in the West Jakarta and thinking to hunt for some hang-out places with good food for a quick meal, here’s a list of some of the hidden gem spots in West Jakarta just for you.

8th Bean Coffee & Eatery

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Whether you want to have a quick grub or perching all day doing stuff on your laptop, 8th Bean Coffee & Eatery is a place to be. This spacious cafe nestled in the Grogol area lends indoor and outdoor spaces for your comfort. Favorite dishes include Ndeso Fried Rice, Triple Stack Ropang, Fettuccine Carbonara, and many others.

Jl. Dr. Susilo Raya No. 12, Grogol, Jakarta Barat
Phone: +6221 5689967, +6281917621059
Instagram: @8th_beancoffee

Baku Sayang

One of the best-kept hidden gem Manadonese and Ternatean restaurant in the Puri area. Baku Sayang can be a mainstay to enjoy delicious Manado specialties. If you want to come here, you must come with family or friends because each serving of Manadonese food here is quite large. Regarding the atmosphere, the Baku Sayang restaurant is quite a luxurious restaurant, from the classic interior to relatively expensive food prices but they come with a generous portion to share. The mainstay menu is of course Garopa Woku, Chicken Woku, Chicken Tinorangsak, Stir-fried Papaya Flowers, Erwe Duck, and don’t miss desserts such as Es Palu Butung and Es Brenebon.

Jl. Pesanggrahan No. 27, Puri, Jakarta Barat
Phone: +6221 5841408, +6281802727271
Instagram: @bakusayang_restaurant

PanMee Mangga Besar

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For those who crave hard for Malaysian-style Hakka flat noodle that comes with a generous portion and toppings, head over to PanMee that is located in Mangga Besar district. You can enjoy it while it’s hot as you desired, the menu includes many options for the noodle style like thin, curly, or flat, and for the broth, let’s say they have PanMee Original, PanMee Kari, PanMee Bakso, and others. Their side dish options are tantalizing too such as Fried Bean Curd Skin, Fried Crispy Chicken, and Fish Skin with Salted Egg. They also serve dimsum menu to add your flavorful dining option.

Jl. Mangga Besar VI No. 7, Mangga Besar, Jakarta Barat
Phone: +6281294499483
Instagram: @panmee.mb

Guten Morgen Coffee Lab & Shop

Located in the residential area in Tomang, Guten Morgen Coffee Lab & Shop is a place to escape the bustling day. Here, you can soak in the Scandinavian-style interior that features luscious potted plants to add a refreshing tone. Aside from their coffee, the must-try menu includes Chasu Donburi, Wagyu Lasagna, Spamwich, Mong Kok Noodle, Mac n Cheese, and many more.

Jl. Mandala Utara No. 29C, Tomang, Jakarta Barat
Phone: +6287885776188
Instagram: @gutenmorgencoffeelab

Upstairs Coffee Signature

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Upstairs Coffee Signature is situated in the Puri area. For those who want to enjoy a good coffee and meal, this is the right place. Not to mention, the third and fourth floors are on the rooftop offering a great skyline view of West Jakarta. You must try their Bolognese, Carbonara, Chicken Corden Bleu, Chicken Fried Rice, Chicken Sambal Matah, and Gyudon to name a few.

Jl. Kembang Kerep No. 21, Puri, Jakarta Barat
Phone: +6221 58903569
Instagram: @upstairscoffee.id