That Tuesday was not an ordinary one. I had two meetings in two different locations; each far from each other. Knowing Jakarta and its traffic, you must imagine that it was not a pleasant day for me. At first. Not until I managed to reach Jl. Wolter Monginsidi despite its dreadful traffic to eat at this newly opened restaurant.
Yep, Holy Smokes is located at the corner of Jl.Wolter Monginsidi, very close to KFC. With the undergoing construction, that road is hell-ish during weekdays, especially dinner time. It took me 2,5 hours to get there from Gatot Subroto area. Crazy right?
So, I arrived there feeling cranky and very tired. I greeted my friend who have waited an hour for me (sorry!), and she told me to order at the cashier counter. I was then greeted by a friendly staff and browsed the menu.
My choice that night was Brisket and Ribs Dinner combo for IDR 150K. It includes 1 slice of brisket, 1 piece of rib bone and 2 sides. I chose Mac & Cheese and Homecut fries for the sides. I also ordered bottomless softdrinks for IDR 22. Overall it was a quite pricey dinner for just myself, but I decided to give my bank account (and tummy, of course) a break that night.
They told me to wait at my table and come back when my food’s ready, so I did, with high expectation. In between waiting an chatting with my friend, I managed to snap these pictures:
Finally, after around 15 minutes of waiting, my food was ready!! I was called using a remote buzzer and made my way to the pick up counter immediately after it buzzed. I was so excited! (mainly because I was hungry hahaha).
Judging only by the looks, the meal looked very promising. The meat looked tender and juicy. Even the sides looked appetising. Guess what, MY MEAL WAS BOMB. Sooooo goood! Like predicted the meat was juicy, perfectly smoked. The BBQ taste was apparent in the perfect amount. Not too heavy, not too soft. So far the best BBQ joint in Jakarta, a decent substitute to Phil’s BBQ in California.
Jl. Wolter Monginsidi No. 27
(021) 722 1795
*opens daily from 11:30 am to 10:00 pm
24 thoughts on “Holy Smokes! ”
Looks delish! Will definitely try it.
It tasted as good as it looks!
Edyaaan… 2.5 hours to get to Santa from Gatot Subroto? ckckck..
Iyaaa gila bgt kann.. Gara2 lg pembangunan jalan tendean tuh 😦
This posting makes me hungry before sleeping 😀
Oooppss sorryy 😉
Ohhh and now I’m craving for it. Worth it ya chris..mengingat mahalnya
Iyaaa walau mahal tapi untung rasanya beneran enak dan porsinya beneran banyaakk hahaha puas deh jo 😉
Sinting ya cuman berapa ratus meter doang pdhal kan sampe 2.5 jam tua di jalan…salut sama org Jkt!
Parah Fe, ini makin kacau krn lg banyak pembangunan MRT.. Yah tp moga2 kalau udh beres jd berkurang dehh
Demi makanan enak ya Christa hehe. Aku kalau udah harus pergi2 yang jauh gitu suka malesnya doang. Jadi inget utang postingan tempat makan di Medan
Ayo post dong Non.. Hehehehe
Tempting !! Udah beberapa kali sering lewatin chris cuma belum sempet nyobain …hueheh
Cobain dulu Nis sebelum pergi lagi 🙂
Whoowwww ngeliatnya di foto bikin ngilerrr
Hihihi enak lho iniii 🙂
Untung worth it ya mba, kalau dicompare dengan harganya, hehe..
Iya hehehe kalo ga enak bete pasti :p
Pastinya mba 😀
nama makannya aku kira asap rokok hahahah
Hehehehe karena bbq Winny 🙂
Holy Smokes! harganya bikin teriak nama restonya… 😀
Ada selain sapikah Christa? Atau hanya daging sapi aja?
Eh kokkk tampilan blogmu berubah? Sejak kapan?
Perasaan liatnya cuma sapi aja deh Ryan.. Hehehe. Oyaa masa berubah? Layout? Udh lama ini mah.. Biasanya kamu liat dr mobile yah? Hehe
Iya. Dr hape. Hehe