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Kepiting Kenari

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Jalan Iswahyudi no.4, Balikpapan, Indonesia
+62 542 764018
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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158 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dont do dine in, but take away. Due to limit time and I have to go back to Jakarta. I ordered female crab with blackpepper sauce and it was my best crab I've ever eat. Tough the price is quite expensive, female crab for 1 package (consist of 3 crabs) is IDR 280K and cheaper for male crab IDR... More 

Thank distyDistydisty
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Nice , huge , tasty Crab....so there! The option to go half and half og sauce its great to sample. Our choice of Padang and sweet sour was bodering to sweet....need to try to more savory sauces next

Thank ilyana h
Balikpapan, Indonesia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love this. And often bring it as gifts. My fave is the lada hitam. The sweet and sour is to sweet for me.

Thank Isabella S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

It's a delicious Crabs. The place its clean. I take away " black pepper Crabs ", its Yummy. Unfortunately they didn't gave me good packages for airline baggage.

Thank arju a
Bogor, Indonesia
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I don't know why this restaurant is very famous. I think i like dandito better. The shop is old style and stiff. The crab is fried, not boiled. This method eliminate the crab's meat tenderness

Thank Ratih_Destarina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The price of the crab was cheaper than the famous D crab. We ordered crab with blackpepper sauce. They got a generous portion (not to mention big portion) of crab. But to be honest i felt the crab wasnt fresh.

Thank tiaragucci
Jakarta, Indonesia
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141 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Called to reserve the crabs for take away the next day. it is packed properly inside a card box so itbis easy to carry. the crab sauce is sweet with a tangy lemon zest. I was told that the crab size gets smaller these days but I dont mind. It tasted good and will get them again on my next... More 

Thank KarinZul
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Kepiting kenari is one of restaurant that famous of its crab menu. The sweet sour sauce is their specialty. But they also have black pepper, steam and fried with butter crab in the menu. Never tried their other food since the purpose eating here is for the crab. you can bring back the crab to jakarta or other place, since... More 

Thank Meilisa77
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Actually the crab meat its okay,but thats is only what I can comment positively, the other like hospitality,taste and the price its far from expectations. So as the building also its just boring plain restaurant.

Thank arya prasetyo h
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a big lunch ordering 6 portions of crabs, and 2 portions of steamed fish. Their specialty is Kenari Sauce, which tastes sweet and sour. I personally like the steamed crabs and blackpepper sauce. We enjoyed our time there!

Thank Lieke W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Seafood, Indonesian, Asian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Iswahyudi no.4, Balikpapan, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Kalimantan  >  East Kalimantan  >  Balikpapan
  • Phone Number: +62 542 764018

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