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Boka Buka

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Jln. Cipete Dalam I, Jakarta 12410, Indonesia
+62 21 7664308
11:00 - 00:00
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178 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This petit place offers french cuisine in south jakarta and what i like here is their bourginon which is just right and i also love their escargot which is buttery and is fragrant with herbs

Thank richpranantyo
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I had dinner at Boka Buka last night. It is hard to talk about food quality when a restaurant is this overpriced. I had 4 glasses of white wine. Yes, four. Four glasses at Boka Buka equal 2 in a normal restaurant. They charge the usual high price for one so you end up paying double for what you would... More 

Thank JEB1960_8
Jakarta, Indonesia
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145 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Tried several times for the escargot , constant taste & quality to be named as one of the best escargot in town

Thank AChen88
1 review
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Really enjoyed our dinner here. Nicely decorated and friendly staff. Steak cooked just right. Reasonable price and no bad after effects. Will return on next visit to Jakarta.

Thank Appfordat
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

What a suprise. A wonderful French restaurant!. Enter and discover a terrific restaurant. start with an escargot appetizer- a must eat and reorder it, the taste is fenomenal. Wonderful entres and a very good food

2 Thank DonaParamita
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

If you crave for French Cuisine, try escargot at BOKA BUKA restaurant and your palate will be satisfied. I visited their outlet at Street Gallery, Pondok Indah Mall and the cozy ambience that this outlet offered suited me. Overlooking the pool facilities of the Mall, this provides seating with a nice view and an option to the open terrace adjacent... More 

2 Thank etasitepoe
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195 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013 via mobile

They have moved into a brand new building now, more space and nicer decor. But I couldn't say the same with the food. We ordered salmon white wine sauce and grilled lamb cooked with red wine, appetizer : escargot 12 pcs. Maybe we picked the wrong specialties but none of them are as good as it used to be, except... More 

2 Thank vayastra
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2011

This used to be one of my favorites, at least up until earlier this year. The menu choices have dried up leaving the standard fare. Salad choice down to one. The bold savoury sweetness of the pumpkin soup ran away. The beef borguignone came out to cloying with too much cream. As the title says, not the same anymore. Don't... More 

1 Thank csu021
Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2010

So I wanted a nice French food for an (early) Valentine's dinner. Hubby hates french food with all the trimmings.. posh, pretentious, steel-y feel you get from a fine dining establishment. Well, that is not the case with BokaBuka. The minute we arrived at the restaurant, we knew it was going to be a good dining experience. The building is... More 

2 Thank primarosa
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131 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2009

big taste in small place.despite the fact that french food is come in small portion but apparently not in this restaurant.enough portion with delicious taste.the menu written in chalkboard and changes every 2 weeks.

Thank yosephinerima

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
French, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln. Cipete Dalam I, Jakarta 12410, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta>  > Cilandak
  • Neighbourhood: Cilandak
  • Phone Number: +62 21 7664308

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?