[NEW SPOT] Comfort Japanese Food – Soba and Donburi at Shiraku Soba PIK

Can you figure out, how many new restaurants and coffee shops that opened in last December 2015 and earlier this month, January 2016? I do not know exactly how many, and I think I cannot count them anymore! Ha-ha.. But anyway, if you’re looking for new places to visit, then you are reading the right article. We recently visited this newly opened Shiraku Soba restaurant when we were in PIK (Pantai Indah Kapuk) area and were looking for lunch. Shiraku Soba has a comfy atmosphere and a fun interior with cute mural drawings on the wall.

Exterior Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

The big Japanese cat (Maneki Neko) mural in front of the restaurant seemed to want to call on everyone who passes this area to come in and try to find out what’s inside the restaurant. Yup, it happened to us! Ha-ha..

Cute Cat at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary Ambiance at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

More cute murals spotted on the second floor! Kawaii-desu..

Cute Decoration at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

Representing the name suggests, Shiraku Soba offers Japanese cuisines but focusing on Soba and Donburi when I looked at their menu. There are several appetizers such as yakitori, gyoza, kara-age, etc. that’s available, but we decided just to try Buta Tan-Tan Soba and Chashu Don, which looked appealing on the menu.

Pomegranate Green Tea, IDR 28K (Free 1x Refill)

Instead of ordering the normal ocha, I was tempted to try something different. We tried the Pomegranate Green Tea which is a combination of green tea, green rooibos, Rosehip, Pomegranate, and Organic compliant flavoring. The tea smelled so good and tasted so comforting!

Pomegranate Green Tea at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

Pomegranate Green Tea (IDR 28K)

Buta Tan-Tan Soba, IDR 55.8K (non halal)

From the Soba sections, we can choose our favorite noodles; either Soba or Ramen. Of course, we opted-in to Soba. The Buta Tan-Tan Soba is their recommendation, and unlike udon, the soba noodles are thinner and mostly tasted like regular noodles with a slightly nutty flavor. The shoyu and tan-tan tare gave a good flavor to the overall noodle, and it wasn’t spicy at all. We also enjoyed the sliced pieces of tender roast pork and perfectly soft-boiled egg with a beautiful golden molten center, served with chopped spring onions, sesame seeds, and dried seaweed as well. If you’re a fan of spicy food, you can add chili powder to tickle your taste buds.

Buta Tan-Tan Soba at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary 01

Buta Tan-Tan Soba (IDR 55.8K)

Buta Tan-Tan Soba at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

Buta Tan-Tan Soba (IDR 55.8K)

Chashu Don, IDR 38.5K (non halal)

Although this donburi looked simple, both of us liked it much better than the soba above! The chashu shines as the star, it was so tasty and flavorful! The combination of delicious sliced roast pork that has been marinated in special sauce served on top of a bowl of steamed rice easily made us fall in love. The roast pork was deliciously moist and tender, topped off with a lovely sunny side up egg, chopped spring onions, sesame seeds, and dried seaweed.

Chashu Don at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

Chashu Don (IDR 38.5K)

Overall, good food, nice ambiance, friendly service, and reasonable prices, we liked it! If you are already a fan of soba noodles, you can try Shiraku Soba and don’t forget to try the Chashu Don too! Psst, they also have some interesting options on the menu, such as Gyutan Don, Chicken Teriyaki Soba, Gyuniku Teriyaki Soba, Gyutan Soba, Tori Katsu Kare Soba, etc.

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Shiraku Soba
Ruko Elang Laut, Blok D No. 39, Pantai Indah Kapuk
Phone: 021 – 2986 6563
Opening hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Price: starts from Rp. 50.000,-
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Cozy Ambiance on the 2nd Floor at Shiraku Soba PIK by Myfunfoodiary

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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