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Kepiting Kenari

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Jalan Iswahyudi no.4, Balikpapan, Indonesia
+62 542 764018
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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
3 of 5 bubbles 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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134 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
4 of 5 bubbles 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
1 of 5 bubbles 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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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Jakarta, Indonesia
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Blackpepper & sweet sour was really nice. Spent around 500/4 persons. Smoking room available. Parking lot is quite enough. A lot of seats, no need reservation.. Good place to eat within groups, but when you're on your own, it turns kinda pricey, off course its a crab.

Thank Gita O
Jakarta, Indonesia
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Its mr crab on a plate... And its soooooo gooood tasty and delicious... You must try black peppet and fried crab.. Complete it with Jeruk Nipis drink (lime) as an antidot of cholesterol.. And the price is quite cheap comparing in jakarta...

Thank rangga p

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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?