Coffee Shops as Space for the Cultural Production in Urban Society


  • Junaidi JUNAIDI Universitas Lancang Kuning
  • Ardiya ARDIYA Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau
  • Pinto ANUGRAH Universitas Lancang Kuning



Café Culture, Cultural Phenomenon, Coffee Shop, Urban Society


This study aims to examine the coffee culture and cultural production in two shops in Pekanbaru city, Indonesia, namely Arifin Ahmad and Ronggowarsito streets. In this study, a phenomenological analysis perspective was employed, and the results exhibited that the cultural ecosystem built between the two regions differs in response to the coffee culture in Pekanbaru city. The cultural phenomenon similarly leads to a different character of the urban community. Moreover, the coffee shops at Arifin Ahmad street still respond to traditional forms and are transformed into modern views, while shops at Ronggowarsito create characteristics of an urban community.


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Author Biographies

Junaidi JUNAIDI, Universitas Lancang Kuning

Dr. of Arts and Social Science, Rector of the Universitas Lancang Kuning, Pekanbaru, Indonesia.

Ardiya ARDIYA, Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau

Lecturer at the Faculty of Education at Universitas Muhammadiyah Riau, Indonesia.

Pinto ANUGRAH, Universitas Lancang Kuning

Lecturer at the Indonesian Literature Department of Universitas Lancang Kuning, Indonesia.


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How to Cite

JUNAIDI, J., ARDIYA, A., & ANUGRAH, P. (2022). Coffee Shops as Space for the Cultural Production in Urban Society. WISDOM, 22(2), 50–58.