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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
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“parma ham” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
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
Sponsored by: Komunal 88 Cafe-Market
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"
TravellingMong
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank philippe c
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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

Restaurant's Favourite
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

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Ashlee K
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

Thank ruthamalia80
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

3  Thank Felicia L
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would give them a minus star if I could. Beware of the lady with the orange hair. She’ll treat you like insects if you’re not a foreigner. Had a couple of bad experience already when we had her as our server. But this time...More

5  Thank Samantha L
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the full 5 course dinner for three couples. I had the Summer In Parma appetizer, Spicy Tuna tatar, sirloin with spek, and Panna Cotta Pavola Wellington. All the dishes were excellent, especially the sirloin— a wonderful cut of meat and a very pleasant...More

Thank mimpi888
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks a lot, mimpi888! We had fun pampering your group with our Avido dinner :)

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This place used to be my favorite breakfast hangout and also a good place to pop by to pick up food for the kids on the way home, as I stay close. I was there probably 3-4 times a week. They have the friendliest staff...More

3  Thank Anders R
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Anders, There was an earlier confusion on your identity and I apologize once more, as I did this morning when you reached out to me by email. Creation of any kind, or any endeavor seeking to make a change is fraught with uncertainty since,...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing breakfast had at Komunal, highly recommended for eggs Beno Italian style. Coffees were as good as anywhere I’ve ever been to in NZ or Australia. I highly recommend this place. I was a little put off by things on sale around the cafe but...More

Thank Kiwi8888
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Kiwi8888, Many thanks for taking the time to review and rate us. We appreciate your kindness and positive comments - a lot! I also take good note of your very interesting mention of being a little put off at first by the items on...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Try out their latest ice drip coffee with some lemon. Really good. All their food and coffee is amazing. However, the cafe is turning into a shop with racks all around selling sun glasses to bags. I think the place is losing the charm it...More

Thank TheTaskin
Jean-Christophe B, Owner at Komunal 88 Cafe-Market, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Taksin, Than you for the rating and the valuable comments. The drink you enjoyed is a Black Lemon Coffee, one of our signature items. I'm really glad you liked it, and our food. I'm not sure how you feel the items we're selling take...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$17 - US$27
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, 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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