[NEW SPOT] Delicious Indo Orient Cuisine Lunch at Blue Jasmine Restaurant

I accidentally spotted this new restaurant after we had a meeting with hubby’s friend yesterday. Blue Jasmine Restaurant at Kyai Maja, South Jakarta has been opened since mid-December 2014, so we decided to stop by and have our lunch there. This restaurant is located in The MAJA building, exactly across the Pasar Taman Puring, and next to the Taman Puring Post Office. The parking area is quite large compared to the hype places to eat around Senopati because it could fit up to a maximum of 12 cars. The dining area itself is also spacious, separated into two areas; smoking (outdoor area) and non-smoking (indoor area).

Indoor Area at Blue Jasmine Jakarta by Myfunfoodiary 01Indoor Area at Blue Jasmine Jakarta by Myfunfoodiary

Both of us instantly fell in love with their interiors where modern, chic, and minimalist look of the blue and white color of jasmine, used to represent the name of the restaurant in the entire room. Besides that, fresh and artificial flowers are also available at each table makes the atmosphere become more classy and looks fresh. So lovely! Although the outdoor is in the smoking area, we chose to sit there because there are lots of green plants in this area, and of course, enough lighting as we need.

Cozy Spot at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary Cozy Ambiance at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by MyfunfoodiaryOutdoor Area at Blue Jasmine Jakarta by Myfunfoodiary

Blue Jasmine Restaurant apparently under the same management with G.B Bistro Restaurant. They serve a wide variety of Indo Orient Cuisine, such as Popiah, Perkedel Jagung, Kepiting Soka Padang Sauce, Nasi Campur Medan, Buntut Rawon, Ifumie Siam, Nasi Goreng Bebek, Sup Buntut, Terong Balado, Ayam Goreng Balacan, and many more. We were too confused to choose, so we ordered some from the Lunch Special menu that’s available only from 11:00 to 15:00 every day.

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Oolong Rose, IDR 38K

Blue Jasmine Restaurant also offers a lot of interesting drinks such as tea, coffee, fresh juices, cocktails and some special drinks. Because I wanted something light to accompany my lunch, I ordered the Oolong Rose, which is new to me and rarely found in other restaurants. Oolong Rose Tea has a delicate flavor, luscious, fragrant and with a soothing effect on the pink rose buds. Love it!

Oolong Rose at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary 01 Oolong Rose at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary

Blue Opium, IDR 45K

The waiter recommended me to try Blue Opium, one of the specialty drinks as well as their signature drink. A beautiful blue shades, where blue curacao syrup, longan, soda water, ginger and lemon mixed together. It’s surely tasted fresh but for me, nothing special about this drink.

Blue Opium at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary

Chicken Satay, IDR 55K

These classic Indonesian chicken satays are presented beautifully and pretty unique, don’t you see? Five pieces of tasty chicken skewers served with traditional peanut sauce. The chicken meat was tender and flavorful, while the peanut sauce was also delicious. I tasted there are some chopped nuts in the sauce, it was nice, but it would be better if the sauce can be thicker so it can stick perfectly to the skewers meat.

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Perkedel Jagung Nyonya, IDR 35K

Both of us also fell in love with this simple dish. It was very crisp, yet fluffy and tender on the inside; exactly has the savory flavor and balance that we want. They served it with sambal matah that was also delicious and made us addicted to these crispy corn fritters.

Perkedel Jagung at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary

Lontong Sayur Medan, IDR 60K

Lontong Sayur Medan is one of the traditional Indonesian dishes. Though here may not be authentic as the original, but this Lontong Sayur Medan was tasty and recommended. A big portions of rice cakes (in Bahasa referred as Lontong) served with several different dishes; Beef Rendang, Chicken Satay, Beans, tahu tauco, chili egg (telur sambal), and slices of fried crispy potatoes in coconut milk soup (in Bahasa, we called it as Kuah Lodeh). All the delicious flavor used the Indonesian spices, made it become our favorite dish too at Blue Jasmine Restaurant.

Lontong Sayur Medan at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary Lontong Sayur Medan at Blue Jasmine Restaurant by Myfunfoodiary 01

From our overall experience, we are very pleased to have lunch at the Blue Jasmine Restaurant. None of the food makes us disappointed!! Friendly service, lovely and cozy atmosphere, plus affordable price, makes us want to come back again with my family. For those of you who crave Indo Chinese dishes often, and for those who haven’t tried the Indo-Chinese cuisine, make sure to put the Blue Jasmine on your culinary list and visit them. Highly recommended!

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Blue Jasmine Indo Orient Cuisine Restaurant
The MAJA, Jln. Kyai Maja No. 39, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta Selatan
Phone: 021. 2905. 3990
Operation Hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Price Range: Rp. 50.000,– – Rp. 100.000,-
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Author: myfunfoodiary

Myfunfoodiary as Indonesian Food and Travel Blog was born in July 2012 and has become one of the valuable online source for locals, tourists, food enthusiasts and industry professionals. It is a Jakarta based Food and Travel Blog managed by Mullie Marlina, a young, lovely, cheerful and blessed wife who loves to share her culinary and travel experiences through her writing. You’ll find her honest reviews, valuable suggestions, objective ratings and recommendation of eateries in Jakarta and selected cities in Indonesia and abroad. Her curated restaurant reviews are based on her meticulous inquiries and her rich dining experience in various restaurants in Jakarta. She has also traveled to different cities and countries where she finds interesting and inspiring dishes, cuisines and excellent dining ambience which she also included in the list. From recommendations, restaurant experiences, events, travel destinations, and recipes, readers will find anything food related in this website. She would really appreciate your feedback, and would love to hear about any suggestions, events regarding food, or just to drop in to say "Hi". Again, thank you so much for dropping by, and she hopes you enjoy reading her journal. Thank you so much for all your supports! God bless you! ^_^

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