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“Good café in a busy location” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Papa Besar Cafe

Papa Besar Cafe
Jl. Raya Senggigi, Intan Laguna Galleria Shop no. 8 | Lombok, Senggigi, Lombok 83122, Indonesia
+62 370 692070
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Ranked #12 of 58 Restaurants in Senggigi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $8
Cuisines: Asian, Indonesian
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Comfortable air conditioned dining inside or outside under a flowered Trellis or umbrella table. Second floor balcony is available for smoking. Catering and meeting/conference services are available. Wi-Fi internet service and cable television are available for customers. Entrance to the building is handicapped accessible.
Shanghai, China
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45 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Good café in a busy location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

It was our first dining experience after we arrived in Senggigi. We choose this café because of the good ranking in Tripadvisor. The location is a little bit busy and if you like to sit outside you can observe the traffic jam with a lot of honking scooters and legendary “Lombok Ferrari’s”. The food quality is good, the stuff is friendly, and the various kinds of snacks and main dishes are available. The taste of the food - we found it a bit adjusted to the needs of European people. Overall, we were satisfied with Papa Besar Café.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Indonesian first
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Great food, was very flavorful and very reasonably priced. Fastest internet in Senggigi. The staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating. We were surprised by the delicious food, as we had originally just gone there to use the wifi! Quiet little restaurant, not pretentious, nothing too fancy, just really good food. Try it!

I had the Spiced Chicken #1. Was very good.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Unbelievably overrated!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

At here for lunch as I saw papa bear's was rated as no.3 restaurant in senggigi.

Prices are fair for the standard of dishes as I would describe the food as a small step above home cooking.

Staff seemed uninterested and cafe lacked atmosphere. It actually felt awkward and unwelcoming with no music or banter.

Can't say the experience was unpleasant but we will not he returning.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Surabaya, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Cozy and good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Cozy and homely cafe .. good food and beverage and cheap..try the spiced chicken..the sauce is very good..
the zinger is so good..u should try it when visit senggigi

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Ok Food, Great Onion Rings.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Very quiet inside BUT is airconditioned. The onion rings were awesome as was the sataybut the GadoGado was not up too scratch.

Visited July 2013
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