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Saung Sunda Sawargi – Sundanese Restaurant – Johor Bahru

Submitted by on January 23, 2011 – 8:00 PM5 Comments | 10,272 views

I’m not sure all of you have heard this Sundarian restaurant name Saung Sunda Sawargi or aka SSS. The name itself represents the food. One of my Indonesian friend said the name is Restaurant for Sundarian. I’ve been there twice. The first time with my friend who is also the one who knows the “makan-makan” place better because she really likes to “jalan-jalan cari makan”. Hmm… forget about her. Let’s talk about the SSS.

As you are having your food, you’ll be entertained with their music which makes us feels like we are in Indonesia.  You can choose to have food at the table or sit at the ‘pangkin’.  They also have a VIP room. Both time I’ve been there during lunch so, I ordered “nasi Timbel” which is the main menu here. There are Nasi timbel special (special timbel rice) and normal nasi timbel (I forgot the name in the menu). For me, as the food was satisfying, the price is not so expensive. This nasi timbel is just like nasi ayam penyek only that the rice was wrapped in banana leaf. My first impression was, I’m not going to be full cause it seems like very little but when i eat it, hmm….i cannot finish it. hee…maybe my stomach is not big enough…beside this nasi timbel, there is garame (fish dishes). Don’t ask me what it was as I never order it and I just read the menu and from what I heard it was delicious. There are also karedok, lamb satay, sayur asem, lotek,ikan peda and many more.

As for the drinks, we’ve ordered avocado juice (first phot shown above). Mmm…again, it was not frustrating. My husband said he is very satisfied with their service and food. The waiters are friendly and the owner (lucky for us to meet the owner during our lunch that day) also is friendly.  As we went there quite early, there are only me and my husband and one Chinese and Malay family.  They said, during Ramadhan, you have to book first before you go there. Else, you’ll have to wait or maybe you won’t be able to eat there as there’s no seat available.

We can choose to eat at Japanese style sitting table or ‘pangkin’

Timbel rice wrapped in banana leaf

Nasi timbel

Nasi timbel special

Opps…I almost forget to tell you where the place is. Hee…it is located at Taman Impian Emas.


If you are interested to eat here, let me give you the address:

Jalan Seri Impian 1, Taman Impian Emas 81300 Johor Bahru, Malaysia

HP: 016-3699987 / 013-2305999 (Mr. Nawi)

If this is not clear, click here to see the location.


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  • azlan says:

    I’ve been there before and the food is very good. Just like what have been describe in this article. There is also SSS in Taman Universiti. Behind Mama Lynn’s restaurant, but most of those who have been there said that the one in Impian Emas is better but me myself never eat at SSS Taman U yet.

  • januar siregar says:

    Saya adalah pemilik restoran Ayam Goreng Fatmawati yang terletak di Damansara Perdana di Kuala Lumpur. Saya membawa masuk francais ini dari Bogor di Indonesia ke Malaysia. Restoran ini makanan asli sunda.
    Datang ya ke restoran Ayam Goreng Fatmawati di G-18, Jalan Pju 8/3 Bandar Damansara Perdana 4782, Petaling Jaya, Selangor-Malaysia. Tel: 03-77109158 .
    Bumbu nya asli dari Indonesia dan rasanya asli seperti di indonesia. harganya juga terjangkau.

    Pak Januar Siregar,

  • Cool Daddy says:

    I had tried the drink and food as per the photos above..unique food & taste especially the rice & chicken…not sure the price coz the bill was on my client..

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