10 Must-Eat Culinary in Surabaya, Yummy!

Indulge in the diverse culinary offerings of Surabaya at these 10 must-visit restaurants, pampering your taste buds with distinctive flavors and tempting aromas.
1 Feb 2024 ·By Izzah Putri Jurianto
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Surabaya is a city rich in history and vitality, offering not only architectural charm but also a vibrant culture and a prosperous community. Speaking of community, Surabaya once again hosts the largest beauty community event, Surabaya X Beauty 2024, held at Grand City Mall.

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If you plan to attend this event from out of town, it would be incomplete without savoring the culinary delights of Surabaya. The Hero City is renowned for its variety of delicious and affordable foods. Here are 10 restaurants that are a must-visit in Surabaya.

1. Bebek Sinjay

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Bebek Sinjay, known for its crispy fried duck and tantalizing special chili, a Madurese delicacy, also has a branch in Surabaya. The cozy atmosphere of the eatery makes visitors enjoy this tasty dish comfortably.

Location: Jalan Dharmahusada No. 160B, Mojo, Gubeng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (10:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

2. Soto Ayam Lamongan Cak Har

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Soto Ayam Lamongan Cak Har is the perfect place to enjoy Surabaya's distinctive chicken soup with savory broth and various spices. The spacious venue is suitable for group dining.

Location: Jalan Dr. Ir. H. Soekarno No. 220, Semolowaru, Sukolilo, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (6:00 AM - 2:00 AM)

3. Soto Ambengan Pak Sadi

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Next, there's another famous Soto restaurant, Soto Ambengan Pak Sadi. Although not very large, the indoor, air-conditioned dining area makes it comfortable for on-site dining.

Location: Jalan Ambengan No. 3A, Ketabang, Genteng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (7:00 AM - 9:00 PM)

4. Rawon Setan

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Rawon Setan is renowned for its richly spiced beef soup, tender beef, and black rice, all blended into a delicious dish. Its strategic location near the Tunjungan Plaza shopping center adds to its appeal.

Location: Jalan Embong Malang, Genteng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Wednesday-Saturday (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM) and Sunday-Tuesday (8:00 AM - 11:00 PM)

5. Warung SS

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Warung SS offers nasi campur (mixed rice) with various tempting side dishes. The diverse sambal (chili sauce) offerings are a distinctive feature. Its simple ambiance and affordable prices make it a favorite spot.

Location: Jalan Arjuno No. 12-14, Sawahan, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (10:00 AM - 10:00 PM)

6. Warung Bu Kris

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Warung Bu Kris is known among tourists for its delicious yellow rice and various traditional side dishes served with a distinctive flavor. Opening in the morning, it is suitable for breakfast.

Location: Jalan Manyar Kertoarjo IV No. 23, Mojo, Gubeng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Saturday (7:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

7. Ayam Bakar Wong Solo

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Ayam Bakar Wong Solo tantalizes the taste buds with deliciously seasoned Javanese grilled chicken and delightful side dishes. This eatery has made a name for itself not only in Surabaya but also in other cities in Indonesia.

Location: Jalan Walikota Mustajab No. 3, Ketabang, Genteng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (9:00 AM - 9:30 PM)

8. Sate Klopo Ondomohen

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A visit to Surabaya is incomplete without savoring the delights of Sate Klopo Ondomohen. Located near Surabaya's city hall, Sate Klopo Ondomohen is often a destination for out-of-towners due to its unique savory taste.

Location: Jalan Walikota Mustajab No. 36, Ketabang, Genteng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (7:00 AM - 10:00 PM)

9. Tahu Telur Pak Jayen

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Tahu Telur Pak Jayen serves tahu telur (tofu and egg) with delicious peanut sauce, creating a unique flavor combination. Its distinctive feature is the thick and flavorful sauce that delights the palate.

Location: Jalan Dharmahusada Indah I, Mulyorejo, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Thursday (5:00 PM - 10:30 PM) and Friday-Sunday (5:00 PM - 11:00 PM)

10 Depot Bu Rudy

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Who isn't familiar with Depot Bu Rudy? Not only famous for its sambal, but Depot Bu Rudy also serves unquestionably delicious Indonesian cuisine.

Location: Jalan Dharmahusada No. 144, Mojo, Gubeng, Surabaya Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday (6:00 AM - 9:00 PM)

Explore the culinary delights of Surabaya and enjoy an unforgettable culinary experience at various restaurants. Bon appétit!

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