Do you like Japanese food and Italian food?? Then you should totally visit Popolamama, newly opened fresh pasta & Napoli pizza chain from Japan at Indofood Tower, Mall Taman Anggrek and Grand Indonesia.
Popolamama’s first store was opened in 1995 in Japan, at this moment they already have around 170 branch all around Japan.
Menu selection available here consist of salad, side dish, pasta, pizza and dessert with price range around IDR 15k to IDR 72k. They also offer set menu around IDR 70-80k with salad, pizza/pasta and beverage included.
Because it’s originally from Japan, most of the dishes at Popolamama are cooked with Japanese twist. Pasta and pizza are their signature menu where both are freshly made and prepared by order, they don’t use dry/packaged pasta or pizza.
SALAD & SIDE DISHES
For appetizer, Popolamama has 11 selection of appetizer including salad, fries, gratin, karaage, etc. My favorite would be their Bolognese Potato Gratin consist of thinly sliced potato layers with rich bolognese sauce an melting mozarella cheese on top.
Japanese Mushroom Salad IDR 30k
Mixed green, cherry tomatoes, bunashimeji and erigi mushroom served with Japanese dressing and kizami nori
Popolamama Salad IDR 26k
Mixed green, grana padano, cherry tomatoes, onion, sweetcorn served with thousand island dressing
Chicken Karaage IDR 20k
Fried chicken served with mizuna & lemon wedges
Spicy Beef Krakauer IDR 45k
Spicy sausage served with brocolli, potatoes and neopolitan sauce
Bolognese Potato Gratin IDR 30k
Potatoes, bolognese sauce baked with cheddar cheese and mozarella
There is only one type of pasta which is spaghetti, it’s freshly made from scratch using durum semollina flour. As for the seasoning, there are quite plentiful choice of sauce base: soup, bolognese, tomato, wafu soy, aglio olio, genovese (pesto), cream & carbonara. All of the seasoning can be described as Italian – Japanese fusion, AnakJajan really love tomato based and wafu soy based sauce.
Classic Bolognese Pasta IDR 48k
Neapolitan with Chicken Sausage Pasta IDR 52k
Wafu Soy Sauce Based Pasta with Smoked Beef, Spinach and Rucola IDR 50k
Aglio Olio with Tuna Pasta IDR 48k
Yokubari Aglio Olio IDR 72k
With chicken sausage, smoked beef, Japanese mushroom, nasu (eggplant) and broccoli
Peperoncino Basil with Potato and Chicken Sausage IDR 55k
Cream Sauce Style with Smoked Beef, Spinach & Ruola IDR 50k
Pizza at Popolamama is really a new thing in Jakarta, because they adopt Napoli style that has thin pizza dough with simple toppings to compliment the pizza. The pizza dough was really unique, it has a soft yet chewy texture in it, taste the best when you eat it hot. Besides savory pizza, you can have you pizza sweet with sweet toppings and ice cream as dessert.
Pizza Margherita IDR 50k
With basil, mozarella cheese and tomato sauce
Apple Cinnamon Pizza IDR 55k
Three Japanese Mushroom IDR 65k
With shitake, eringi, bunashimeji mushroom, grana padano and white sauce
Beef Pepperoni Pizza IDR 60k
With beef pepperoni, mixed cheese, onion and tomato sauce
Apple Pie IDR 38k
Hazelnut Dark Chocolate Cake IDR 42k
Overall, freshly made pasta and Napoli pizza with Japanese twist concept at Popolamama is a new thing in Jakarta and worth to try not to mention the affordable price. Let’s Jajan!!
Plaza Indofood Tower, G Floor
Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 76-78
Jakarta, Indonesia 12910
Phone: (+6221) 57936799
Opening Hours: 08:30 – 21:00
Grand Indonesia Mall 3rd A Fl Unit 09
Jl. M.H. Thamrin No. 1, Jakarta, Indonesia
Mall Taman Anggrek Lv 4 #420
Jl. Letjen S. Parman Kav. 21, West Jakarta, 11470