Food to try in Yogyakarta that’s guaranteed to make your jaws drop!

While the previous post on Yogyakarta focused on the outdoor activities that adventurous travellers can try during their trip, it doesn’t mean that the only ‘adventure’ you can get during your trip to Yogyakarta have to consist of outdoor activities! In fact, Yogyakarta is a city filled with SO much finger-licking delicacies, that one can also be adventurous with the culinary!

Here’s a list of food to try in Yogyakarta that’s guaranteed to make your jaws drop!

1. Flying Noodles at Makan Minum Restaurant

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Flying noodles, say what now?! On your next trip to Yogyakarta, make sure to have a quick lunch stop at Makan-Minum restaurant, where you can buy a plate of flying noodles for yourself! Apart from the tasty food, you can also impress your friends by taking photos with the flying noodles here, and perhaps you can even convince one or two that you have turned into a magician in Yogyakarta!

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No 156 mergangsan Yogyakarta, Jalan Taman Siswa, Wirogunan, Yogyakarta, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55151, Indonesia

2. Pink Carbonara at Kunena Eatery Restaurant

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PINK CARBONARA?! Nope, your eyes are definitely not tricking you, the carbonara served in Kunena Eatery, Yogyakarta, are definitely drenched in pink sauce! Have a stop here to trick your taste buds!

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Jl. Komisaris Polisi Bambang Suprapto No. 4, Gondokusuman, Baciro, Gondokusuman, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55225, Indonesia

3. Giant Bakso at Bakso Klenger 

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Bakso may be the national delicacy of Indonesia, and are sold in practically every street and lane you can find in the country itself, but what makes the bakso sold in Yogyakarta more special than the rest is because of its giant sizes! The bakso sold in Bakso Klenger restaurant are served in varying sizes, with one as big as 5 KG! Here’s definitely the restaurant you’d want to bring your extended family to!

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Jalan Nologaten #-#296 Ambarukmo Depok Sleman Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, Caturtunggal, Yogyakarta, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia

4. Chicken Noodles placed in Wonton Bowls, Mie Ayam Tunggal Rasa 

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No food pairs up with bakso better than chicken noodles, locally known as ‘Mie Ayam.’ But what makes the chicken noodles in Yogyakarta twice more exciting than chicken noodles elsewhere is the fact that you get to eat your bowl as well! The chicken noodles in Mie Ayam Tunggal Rasa restaurant are served on top of edible wonton bowls, so nothing gets wasted!

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Jalan Pringgolayan Gedongan No. 81 Rt 03 Rw 01, Purbayan, Kotagede, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55173, Indonesia

5. Chicken Noodle Pudding at Super Puding

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As if the wonton bowl and giant bakso weren’t enough variety for the local favourite ‘Mie Ayam’ already, they even serve the famous chicken noodles in pudding form! So for those who love Mie Ayam so much that they’d willingly eat it for dessert can can try the pudding form from Super Puding restaurant, Yogyakarta.

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Jl. Prof. Herman Yohanes, Caturtunggal, Kec. Depok, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55223, Indonesia

6. Colourful Burgers at Doodle Burger

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We’ve all heard of Spongebob Squarepants growing up as kids, and that curiosity of trying the famous Krabby Patties has never really left our minds ever since. The closest burgers you can try to Krabby Patties may just be served in Doodle Burger Factory, Yogyakarta! Not only do they serve burgers on colourful bread, but they also make awesome seasonal creations, such as the Pokemon burger right there.

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Jalan Mozes Gatotkaca Blok B No.4-6, Kecamatan Depok, Caturtunggal, Kecamatan Depok, Kabupaten Sleman, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia

7. ‘Mixed’ bakpia at BakpiaPia


Bakpias are small, round-shaped sweet delicacies that’s been long known to make the best souvenirs out of every trips to Yogyakarta. While the traditional ones are filled with flavours consisting of mung beans, chocolates, and cheese, the newest addition to the bakpia family sold by BakpiaPia consists of ‘mixed’ bakpia, also known as bakpia blasteran. The flavours sold here are so innovative, that they even sell cappuccino and durian flavoured bakpias! Makes a great ending to your Yogyakarta culinary trip!

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Jl. Mataram, Suryatmajan, Danurejan, Kota Yogyakarta, Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta 55213, Indonesia






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