Betawi Cafe in Karama: Authentic Indonesian Food

If you’re looking for budget Indonesian food in Dubai, you might want to head out to Betawi Café which is located in Al Karama area. This is a quaint restaurant that serves traditional Indonesian cuisine at affordable prices. It’s also been shortlisted in TimeOut Dubai’s Restaurant Awards for Best Budget Category.

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Betawi Restaurant in Karama, Dubai – UAE

Betawi Restaurant in Karama: Cheap Indonesian Cuisine

This Betawi restaurant was a bit difficult to find at the beginning, but we were accompanied by newfound friends who have already been there. It’s actually just a small restaurant tucked inside a street in Karama. Despite the size, they serve a variety of dishes from Indonesia and the prices are actually not bad!

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photo inside the restaurant

Their main meals cost a minimum of 25 AED (excluding drinks). This is a good deal especially for those who are looking for unique finds in the city. Here’s the food that we ordered.

Food from Betawi:

betawi food menu
Nasi Goreng – 25 AED
Indonesian Fried Rice with Chicken, Mixed Vegetables and Fried Egg

Pecel Ayam Bakar
Pecel Ayam Bakar – 30 AED
Grilled Marinated Chicken with Steamed Rice

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Chicken Satay – forgot the price (lol)

Nasi Padang Betawi Resto Dubai
Nasi Padang – 25 AED
Choice of Beef Rendang or Grilled Chicken with Vegetable Curry, Egg Balado and Sweet Soya Bean

As a guy who prefers spending less when dining out, this restaurant in Dubai is truly a great find! This is not a posh place which is not bad thing and it’s value for your money.

How to Get There:

Nearest Metro Station: Al Karama Station – Red Line
Hours of Operation: Open Saturdays-Wednesdays 12noon-10pm; Fridays 2pm-10pm

Betawi Restaurant Location and Contact Information:

Address: Street 4B. Mabrooka1 Building Shop #20-21,  Karama, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – behind Park Regis Hotel,
Telephone Number: +971 56 759 8118
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