Top ChoiceSeafood in Pontianak

Abang Kepiting

Buckets of iced fish, stingray, squid and prawns out front are begging to be steamed, fried or grilled to your liking. Treat yourself to an experience and dive into a pile of smoked crabs: a full-body,...

Top ChoiceDumplings in Pontianak

Chai Kue Siam A-Hin

Pork or veggies, steamed or fried – whichever you desire, you'll be waiting your turn among the mob of locals jockeying for a table or takeaway. Other Chinese dishes on offer.

Indonesian in Pontianak

Kapuas Riverside Restaurant

The overwater restaurant at the Grand Kartika has one of the best outlooks in the city. Watch the ferries cross Sungai Kapuas over a cold beer, or explore the reasonably priced menu of Western and Indonesian...

Cafe in Pontianak

Canopy Center Cafe

This bright, architect-designed cafe and work space combines great single-origin coffee with Indonesian and Western snacks from French fries to Balinese chicken. With a hostel upstairs, it's a great place to open...

Indonesian in Putussibau

Rumah Makan Dua Putri

Specialising in Melayu dishes (similar to nasi Padang) where you choose from an array of prepared dishes, unassuming Dua Putri, just below the bridge, is the best in town. Excellent fresh juices, too.

Indonesian in Pontianak

Mie Tiau Polo

Not to be confused with Apollo to the left, the sign on which proudly states, 'Since 1968. Never moved.' Polo's sign retorts simply, 'Moved from next door'. The dispute is as legendary as the noodles they serve....

Barbecue in Pontianak


D'Grill is a cosy little Korean-barbecue-style place with inviting alfresco cabanas at the side. Choose from beef, chicken, fish or shrimp and barbecue with a variety of spices, or try the regular menu of rice,...

Cafe in Putussibau

Cafe Amanda

This alfresco cafe occupies the riverside park near the bridge, making it a uniquely popular place to hang out with crowds of locals in the evenings. The menu is Indonesian staples such as nasi goreng, along with...

Seafood in Sukadana

Rumah Makan Bang Adit

A good place to try local seafood, this busy restautrant near the mosque serves up grilled catfish, udang goreng (fried prawns) and squid, as well as 'village chicken'.

Indonesian in Putussibau

Pondok Meranti

A big, blue, open warehouse full of wooden tables where a limited menu of Indonesian staples, drinks and juices is served. Try the 'extra jos susu' for an afternoon jolt of tachycardia.

Indonesian in Pontianak

Rumah Makan Betang

Located behind the deserted replica betang (longhouse), this basic restaurant cooks up a variation on traditional Dayak fare, but it's mostly standard Indonesian rice dishes.