In the hot summer in Jakarta, one of the most delectable foods to eat is es campur, which is mainly shaved ice with a mixture of freshly cut fruits, jelly and dressings. Refreshing, sweet and sour is the perfect way to describe it. Luckily for us, there are numerous es campur joints which people have been lining up to get a taste of.
Here are 5 legendary es campur you can try:
Es Campur Sinar Garut
It’s been open since the 1960s, it is one of the most popular es campur, as they have lots of branches everywhere. In terms of quality, this es campur is up to par as it has a variety of contents and very abundant portions. The hallmark of this dessert and es teler is the combination of fresh fruit, shaved ice, sweetened condensed milk and red syrup.
Price : Starting from Rp 15.000
- Jalan Ratu Kemuning Blok A2 No.10 B, Duri Kepa, Jakarta Barat
- Jl. Tj. Duren Barat A No.4, Jakarta Barat
Es Campur Ko Acia
One of the most popular and legendary es campur in Jakarta is es campur Ko Acia. The filling of this dish itself is abundant with green beans, red beans, cendol (green rice flour jelly), grass jelly, kolang-kaling (palm fruit) and many others. To add flavor, a mixture of coconut milk, milk and brown sugar is added along with shaved ice.
Price : Starting from Rp 18.000
- Loksem JP 51 No, Jl. Dwiwarna Raya No.3, Kartini, Sawah Besar, Jakarta Pusat
Es Teler Sumatera Aho
Besides being famous for its complete and abundant toppings, ranging from jackfruit, grass jelly, to pacar cina (tapioca balls), the sweet taste on offer also has its own characteristics that make it different from other es campur available. What makes the difference is that the brown sugar used is said to be imported directly from Asahan.
Price : Starting from Rp 25.000
- Taman Duta Mas Blok C1B No. 6, Jl. Wijaya 1, Jelambar Baru, Grogol, Jakarta Barat
Es Buah Mangga Besar
Here you can choose whether you want es campur in large, medium or small portions, but because the price is the same, it’s better to order a large one. In each portion, you can get the stuffing of kolang-kaling, lychee, cendol, avocado and tape (fermented cassava) as well as syrup and milk to add flavor and freshness.
Price : Starting from Rp IDR 18.000
- Jl. Dwiwarna Raya No.5, Sawah Besar, Jakarta Pusat
Es Gang 5
Open since 1986, in every serving, you will find many types of fruit, such as melon, mango, avocado, watermelon and other accompaniments, such as red beans, kolang-kaling and agar-agar (jelly-like substance made from red algae). Added with a splash of sweet sauce from a mixture of coconut milk and chocolate milk, es campur deserves the title of a winner!
Price : Starting from Rp IDR 20.000
- Jalan Pademangan 1 Gang 8, Pademangan
Es Campur Jelly Acen
Want to enjoy a slightly different es campur? You can go straight to Es Campur Jelly Acen shop. The portion of es campur you ordered contains a mixture of colorful jelly with various flavors. However, there are still other flavorful main ingredients in the dessert dish, such as red beans, cendol and many others.
Price : Starting from Rp 36.000
- Jl. Taman Pluit Kencana Utara No.1 No. 01, RT.4/RW.6, Pluit, Kec. Penjaringan, Kota Jkt Utara, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
Which es campur are you most keen on trying? Tell us in the comments section below!