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Komunal 88 Cafe-Market

Jl. Ampera Raya No. 5-6 | Pejaten Barat, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta 12510, Indonesia
+62 21 7194673
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Italian, Deli
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Jl. Ampera Raya No. 5-6 | Pejaten Barat, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta 12510, Indonesia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Best croissant in town
"The pain au chocolat is great too"
Bendrian
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2. Friendly service
"great coffee, exceptional food, and friendly, wonderful service"
sichipe
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3. Comfort food at its best
"Excellent homemade pasta with unpretentious sauces, cooked just right"
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice clean place with great food for a it feels like a cafe in Europe I’m happy to pay the expensive prices here the quality is amazing.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank spgcau
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there, I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for reviewing and rating us, it is always nice to read comments such as yours. Looking forward to hosting you again soon at Komunal 88, All the best, JC

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Komunal 88 is my regular for breakfast, brunch and lunch, and I have been meaning to review it for ages. But to be honest, it is one of Jakarta's best kept secrets, and I kind of preferred to keep it that way. Because why? Because...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bret M
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you so much Bret! Actually, we're going to pin your review as our favorite on Tripdavisor. See you soon at Komunal 88 All the best, JC

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

The eggs florentine where lovely! The combination with the fish was really great. Coffee was nice. Would go here again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LotteSarah
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Dear LotteSarah, Thank you so much for your valuable comments! We smoke the Gingara with artisanal methods so it is quite important for us to receive your feedback. Looking forward to hosting you gain at Komunal 88. All the best, JC

Reviewed 8 October 2018

The pastries are superior : The crackling bronzed outer crust; the flaky, gentle layers within, the scent of butter, and the deep flavor... (the chesee croissant is too intense for me though (too much cheese)), but it might be a plus for cheese lovers). And...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wander822886
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Christian, Very glad to read that you like our viennoiseries! Thank you for the review. As well as early bird, we also have a sunset price period after 5 PM when we prefer to give discount to our customers rather than wasting good products...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed with this place that used to be my number one favourite place in Kemang exactly because of its delectable all day menu.. which they now have changed by 6PM to wine-paired 'upscale' menu that doesn't seem that appetising anyway. Also strangely there was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Putri M
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hi Putri, Thank you for taking the time to tell us how badly you feel about our new upscale dinner. Aristotle said : "There is one way to avoid criticism : do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing"... I can't do that. And so, in...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

I went to Komunal 88 last Saturday and being here, knowing that this place is doing good for the environment by not using any plastic or anything disposable for their service, gives me a good feeling that I’ve never had before when visiting a cafe/restaurant....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank angelreva
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Dear Angelreva, Thnak you for taking the time to review and rate us. I appreciate your comments and hope to his you again soon at Komunal 88. All the ebst, JC

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

From a simple and logos cuisine to a more elaborated one , komunal 88 is stepping up the ladder at a steady pace . All products are carefully selected, basis for excellent cuisine, and will give old clients as new ones the insurance to have...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank philippe c
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Dear Philippe, Sorry for the delayed answer, I am currently traveling, seeking some new inspiration for Komunal 88. As you can imagine, your review feels me with pride... Thank you for your kind words. Having customers who 'get' what we are trying to do makes...More

Reviewed 14 September 2018

Ive been coming here for months and have eaten here 4 times over the last 7 days. The food is amazing, the menu changes after 6pm to more upscale dining. Highly recommend the ham, pea and brie risotto for lunch and the beef tenderloin with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ashlee K
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Hi Ashlee, Apologies for the delayed answer, I am currently traveling, seeking some new inspiration for Komunal 88. Thank you for your review and your kind words. If there is anything you would like to see featured in our menu, please feel free to contact...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Highly appreciate the effort of the Restaurant’s Management for not using plastic and straw. The food is quite pricey. The slow cooked pork ribs is good. My sister ordered Creamy Scallops Pasta but the scallops was sooo small. As a dessert and coffee lover, I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ruthamalia80
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear Ruth, Thank you for supporting our efforts to fight against single-use disposables. Hoping to see you soon a Komunal 88 to enjoy more individual lemon meringue tarts. Al the best, JC

Reviewed 10 September 2018

The worst restaurant I have ever been in my entire life. The way the owner and waitress treated us was not acceptable When I walked into the restaurant around 11:50 PM, I have asked the waiter politely that I need to sit near a plug...More

Date of visit: September 2018
4  Thank Felicia L
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Hi, As the saying goes: "Arguments drag out because one is too stubborn to forgive and the other is too proud to apologize" I am willing to do either. I'll apologize, and I'm also willing to forgive if you should apologize. Now it's up to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$28
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jl. Ampera Raya No. 5-6 | Pejaten Barat, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta 12510, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Java  >  Jakarta
  • Phone Number: +62 21 7194673
  • E-mail
Description
We strongly disagree with the single-use throwaway “culture” We pledge to reduce drastically our use of plastic We achieve Zero Waste To Landfill and we collect recyclables We serve only sustainable seafood We are audited by Signing Blue, WWF-Indonesia initiative for responsible marine tourism We use silicon mats, cotton napkins instead of paper We provide bamboo straws We source reusable, up-cycled takeaway tumblers from Javanese artisans as a more significant contribution to local communities 1) we sell them at cost 2) you get 50% discount on your takeaway drinks* for life We refill your reusable water bottle, because we find it unreasonable it’s now easier to find free Wi-Fi than free water For takeaway food, we use a practical rereusable enamelled steel container** We make our pastry boxes and bakery bags with recycled brown cardboard, unbleached, uncoloured and compostable. We encourage you to reuse them. * Freshly brewed coffee or tea ** We charge a small deposit for this
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