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Soto Ambengan

Ambengan, Surabaya, Indonesia
+62 623 15323998
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good56%
  • Average28%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken soup” (4 reviews)
“soto ayam” (9 reviews)
“small place” (2 reviews)
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Indonesian, Soups, Halal
Ambengan, Surabaya, Indonesia
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

SOTO - chicken soup, noodle, egg, shrimp crackers is really authentic Indonesian taste. Pak Sadi Soto Ayam Ambengan Surabaya is famous one. It not a big restaurant, the place is quite clean and offers soto in any varians.

Thank CakNarto
Reviewed 14 April 2017

is exquisite. I ate the whole bowl and went home (or more like going somewhere because it was for breakfast) happily and with full belly.

Thank indahpe
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Soto is a kind of Javanese traditional chicken soup, usually enjoyed with jasmine rice, a squeeze of lime, (sweet) soy sauce and some chilli. Soto Ambengan is a legendary culinary spot in Surabaya, serving a distinguished taste of chicken soto. This eatery is located in...More

Thank jingga18
Reviewed 24 October 2016

traditional food and verry nice at soto ambengan Surabaya. but taste really perfect. breakfast, lunch, dinner is verry good

Thank Emerald H
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Legendary Soto (a spiced chicken soup).It's my favorite from childhood and still. Small place but decent one, decent price too. They had many branches in the city and other cities too but still the original place is the best.

Thank Donny H
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

This is the mother of all Soto ayam in Surabaya. But sadly it only offers consistency. It could have been more creative, like how about offering side dishes?

Thank World_of_JT
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

This used to be one of the top, top culinary outlet in Surabaya. No more!! Was extremely disappointed when I visited last Sunday. The soto is so watery that it was barely edible. No wonder there's hardly any other guests, years ago the place would...More

Thank RoniWDenpasar_Bali
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Love their soto so much. With unlimited koya (condiment made from shrip crackers and garlic) and choice of chicken topping (meat, skin or even jeroan), this resto never disappoint me.

Thank lovadlina
Reviewed 18 October 2015

This restaurant is famous in Surabaya. Their famous food is Soto Ambengan, a thick soup with chiken meat etc. Taste good.... In the lunch time it's so crowded and very hard to park your car. The price is reasonable......the place is hot....

Thank Karmatrendz
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I would like to share my recent experience dining at one of my favorite establishment when I was still in my junior high : Soto Ambengan. I still remembered the first time I ate at the same exact establishment was over 30+ years ago when...More

Thank Bambang S
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Ambengan, Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  East Java  >  Surabaya
  • Phone Number: +62 623 15323998
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