Indonesia itself is known for the variety of food it offers to people. A few special delicacies that visitors should try are:
- Ayam Bekakak that is grilled chicken with a sweet-spicy blend.
- Apem Putih that is a traditional Indonesian cake.
- Cuwer green cake that is eaten with steamed coconut.
- Emping are chips that are made of raw seeds, which are dried, crushed and then served with different sauces.
- Lemeng: a vegetable dish filled with beans, bamboo shoots, cabbage and shrimp.
- Nasi Bakar Sumsum which is roasted marrow rice.
A few places in Banten that are known for good food are:
- Bandar Djakarta Alam Sutera
- Soto Betawi H.Mamat
- Warung Bu Kris
- Cerenti Restaurant
- Kedai Kopi Nusantara
- Bakmi Ponti Achoi