Where to eat in Bali? | 5 Best Local Restaurants

Where to eat in Bali? | 5 Best Local Restaurants

HaiBanana – Ask other traveler who has been visited Bali about where to eat in Bali, they will answered ‘warungs’. For some reason, warungs or local food court give you less price, high portion but average taste. If you’re lucky, you’ll get best taste food ever more than Luxury food in the restaurant. For backpacker, they will prefer eat in warungs. But, do not expect fancy interior design, silver cutlery or cushioned chair. You will find simple design, a table and a plastic chair. For some reason, so many traveler will answer warung for ‘where to eat in Bali’ question. But now, we will give you several options about where to eat in Bali. Good price with good traditional food taste. Here list of 5 Best Local Restaurant in Bali.

5 Best Local Restaurant, Where to Eat in Bali

Babi Guling Pak Malen

Most famous food in Bali is Babi Guling or suckling pig. Babi Guling Pak Malen located in Jalan Sunset Road – Seminyak Area. Babi guling Pak Malen become a landmark for hungry traveler. In this place, you’ll see a huge suckling pig in the front counter. You must order the food first and then take a sit while your food being served. Your food will came with rice in the center of the plate, surrounded by pork meat, and super crispy crunchy skin, pork sate, vegetable soup with young jackfruit. It only cost $10 per portion include drinks.

Where to Eat in Bali

Opening hour: 10.00 – 15.00 pm

Location: Jalan Sunset Road – Seminyak Bali

Price: Start from $2 for drinks – $10 for foods

Sate Plecing Arjuna

Sate Plecing arjuna located on the corner of Jalan Arjuna – Denpasar.  This little warung become famous among traveler with their secret family sauce recipe. When you pass this warung, delicious aroma of beef and chicken sate will inspire your hunger level. Their sauce made from delicious soy and blend with chilly, served with steamed rice and meat ball soup. Usually, you’ll spend IDR 70.000,- or $5 for 2 person meals. Maybe this place will suit your ‘where to eat in bali’ question.

sate plecing arjuna

Opening hour: 8.00 – 17.00 pm

Location: Jalan Arjuna – Denpasar

Price: Start from $1 for drinks – $3 for foods.

Nasi Ayam Kedewatan Ibu Mangku

Most famous local food in Ubud is Nasi Kedewatan ibu Mangku. This place is the most favorite lunch stopovers among drivers, guide, traveler or even local itself. Their standard meals consist sauced chicken strips, deep-fried crackling entrails, sweet-boiled egg, Chicken sate, shredded  coconut and Balinese sambal or spicy. For the taste, nothing can beat its taste. You must try this at least once when visiting Ubud. Ibu Mangku has 2 branch in Denpasar and Petitenget near Potato Head club.

ayam kedewatan

Opening hours: 08.00 – 18.00 pm

Location: Jalan Kedewatan no 18 Ubud, Bali

Price: Start from $1 for drinks – $4 for foods.

Warung Nasi Bali Men Weti

If you’re staying in Sanur area, Nasi Bali Men Weti is the best choice for your ‘Where to eat in Bali” question. In every single morning, there’s always some crowd waiting in the table for local food stalls open in Pantai Segara Sanur. Men Weti’s spicy nasi campur always the best choice for breakfast and brunch. Her food consist Spiced roasted chicken, Betutu, deep-fried crispy chicken skin, Balineses chicken sate lilit, half boiled egg topped with spicy sambal, blanched cassava leaves, lawar and friend peanut. Unfortunately, this stall only open till 12.00 pm. Low price, high taste. That’s all we can describe about this foods.

Nasi Bali Men Weti

Opening hours: 08.00 – 12.00 pm

Location: Jalan Pantai Segara – Sanur

Price: Start fromd $0.50 for drinks – $1.5 for foods

Read also: Things To Do In Bali

Ayam Betutu Gilimanuk

Ayam Betutu is the iconic food in Bali. Betutu is comprises chicken or duck, stuffed, marinated, wrapped with banana leaves with rich Balinese spices and cooked covered in coal for hours. This typical food is extremely spicy, so be aware for foreign traveler. In Tuban, there’s a famous warung called Ayam Betutu Gilimanuk, who served ayam betutu in most traditional way. They also have 2 branches in Nusa Dua and Denpasar. Their most favorite food is Ayam Betutu, Crispy paddy eels, Lawar and delicious ‘ares’ soup made from young banana tree.

ayam betutu gilimanuk

Opening hours: 10.00 – 22.00 pm

Location: Jalan Raya Tuban No. 2X – Tuban

Price: $2 for drinks – $4 for foods

5 Local warung above may answered your question about ‘where to eat in Bali’ and your desire to tried local food in the first place. Always be careful and asking their ingredients before eats local food to prevent unwanted things. Enjoy your holiday!

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