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Papa Besar Cafe

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Jl. Raya Senggigi, Intan Laguna Galleria Shop no. 8 | Lombok, Senggigi, Lombok 83122, Indonesia
+62 370 692070
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Bali, Indonesia
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small restaurant. In senggigi I apreciate the restaurant is close And you can lunch and chill out during the day Nothing special for the menu. Spaghetti. Pasta. Nasi goreng. Basic food. Average price

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Thank Philip P
Linda M, Manager at Papa Besar Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Philip. Papa Besar is a small restaurant but we have our specialities likes Crazy Chicken, Spiced Chicken, Nutty Chicken, Prince of Prawn, Grilled Squid, Grilled Fish and others besides the basic menu. And we do have our specialities for drink likes Frostino, Caropinada, Magic Nutmeg, Quiet Time, Zinger and many more. Have a good day. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had three times meal at Papa Besar, vegetable fritters was really great. We tried soto ayam, prince of prawn, chicken curry and spiced chicken, all great. Very recomended.

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Thank M zakaria Z
Jakarta, Indonesia
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

been here twice. last year and this year. this is my go-to place whenever I have no idea what to eat in Senggigi. good food and affordable.

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Thank wirawanwinarto
Jakarta, Indonesia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

My Family visit papa besar on the main street in senggigi , Lidia the owner , ex chef high ranking official, she is amazing chef , try her fritto vegetables, and chicken curry . I will say only that , she make my mother law happy !!! Sorry mama.highly recommended.

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Thank Chris K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the meatball curry as my dinner during my stay in Senggigi and i would like everybody else to know that the taste was zuper. Highly recommend this place. Staff was also nice and clean.

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Thank Lukas B
Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Had an excellent meal here, staff very friendly even the chef came out for a chat. I believe it to be a must if traveling past.

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Thank Peter346Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

The chef, a very nice lady was super nice and made the changes we asked for very carefully! Familiar ambient and air conditioning 👍🏻 grilled chicken was also delicious! We came back 3 more times.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant twice during a 9 nights stay to try different food, was not disappointed, the lady boss recognized us and recommends very delicious dish! Will come back again!

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Thank Lance_Cheong
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

The ambiance is not great either in the restaurant or outside where facing the Main Street in Sengiggi. However the taste of the basic food is great. There is not a terrific menu but what is on it is done very well. All the staff are friendly and I am sure would go out of their way to help.

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Thank CSTE176
Melbourne, Australia
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Chose this ave on s whim which we don't normally do. Really enjoyed the food here. We had the chicken satay and the nutty chicken. Tasty food, albeit the chicken ever so slightly overdone enough to comment on but not overdone enough to spoil the meal..(better overdone than underdone I say). Service was attentive and even though this restaurant was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $8
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Raya Senggigi, Intan Laguna Galleria Shop no. 8 | Lombok, Senggigi, Lombok 83122, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Senggigi
  • Phone Number: +62 370 692070
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.

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