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Papa Besar Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Jl. Raya Senggigi, Intan Laguna Galleria Shop no. 8 | Lombok, Senggigi, Lombok 83122, Indonesia
+62 370 692070
10:00 - 22:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

i ordered calamari and spicy prawn ala papa besar and was cooked by little mama. owner herself came to greet me..and my friends ordered gado gade and satay. all of us was happy with the food. homecook for us is always the best. and good thing papa besar has some vegetarian menu so theycan accomodate different needs.

Thank Michael R
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant a couple of times and our teenage boys loved it. One son has a nut allergy but this was never a problem. The owner speaks great English and is very happy to accommodate and cooks all the food herself. Very cheap for both food and drinks. It is tucked away among a few shops on... More 

Thank _harleyprint
Perth, Australia
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family if 4 sat upstairs on the balcony as there were a few tables busy downstairs. Greeted by a friendly wait person. Ordered drinks and a meal and it took way to long to get our meal, wasn't over impressed with the wait. Meal was ok but to be honest we had eaten better elswhere. The fried calamari was the... More 

Thank 4Thommos
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to relax, have some food and watch the world go by. Food is not too bad and the staff is friendly.

Thank Daddadc D
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

3 days in a row we had our dinner here. overall, the food and the services provided is good, but it's a little pricey for me.

2 Thank Kam Hoon C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We went as the lady in charge, Linda, ran the Cookery school we attended and it was a great experience. Ordered calamari which hubby declared as best he has ever had - crispy and tender - what more can you ask! We then shared nutty chicken - yes it was sweet but it states honey on the menu so what... More 

Thank Dnaray
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We stumbled across this unassuming looking western style cafe for dinner. The waiter accommodated my request to sit upstairs on the balcony which had a lovely breeze. We had one of the best sate chicken we have ever eaten - and chicken special #2 was also very good. The single staff member was exceptional. Drinks were good too. Will go... More 

2 Thank Karen H
Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Found this while walking along Main Street looking for something quick and easy. Had the sate and the spicy chicken no 2. Really nice, quick, friendly staff-all the stuff you want. Kids would love it.

Thank jehokaz
Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

A quick walk past this place and we grabbed a table on the walkway. Two beef burgers at 40k each and two juices but the spot for us. Had better with regard to the food but my search for.a great burger continues in the Senggigi area. Friendly staff...and nice they werent overbearing with the usual tourist chat...

Thank donnie1965
melbourne australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Was looking forward to a top notch dinner, the reviews are good, the menu, nice and varied. staff lovely, the calamari starters were great. The gado gado was possibly the most inedible thing ive ever been presented, and ive had a few over the years. vegetables so overcooked they had shrunk the other dish, "nutty chicken " suffered much the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Asian, Indonesian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
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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