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Bali Nusa Indah Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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651 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3600
+1 212-265-2200
Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:45 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:45 - 23:30
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Brooklyn, New York
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128 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is great for a pre-theater dinner. The food is delicious, varied, and not too expensive. Plus the service is speedy without making you feel rushed. I love their nasi rames, which is a large bowl with steamed rice in the center and a variety of dishes surrounding it. It also includes a delicious gado gado salad. I have... More 

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Thank Robert D
Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here mid week, we where looking for something not too expensive and light. This restaurant ticked all those boxes, staff are very accomodating with big smiles. Menu was discussed at length as I'm coeliac- not a problem. We found the food very tasty and serves a good size and yes drinks are cheap too. We had chicken... More 

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Thank Rhian M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am originally from Indonesia and I am pretty happy with the food here, the owner is pretty nice. We order some bakso and satay ayam for the first visit and was amaze with the outcome. The second time we went we order rijtaffel which kinda okay... the only down fall about this place is no happy hour.

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1 Thank Jade M
Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We stopped here as part of a Hell's Kitchen Tour - the food was amazing, and I will go back to try more. Make sure to try the Peanut Sauce

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Thank Sharon L
New Orleans
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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017

II love Bali and was very excited to find this restaurant a block from my hotel. I went again the next night to try as many items as possible ordering the Rijsttafel Specials. The music and art are delightful. The staff was very friendly. Next time that I am in NYC, I will be back.

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Thank Milton B
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The food is part Indonesian part American. So Americans will like it more. My wife and I love real Indonesian food so we knew the difference. It was good food super friendly staff. It seems kinda expensive for Indonesian food. My favorite part of the meal was the fried banana with ice cream. It's seems like the best Indonesian food... More 

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Thank Parrot C
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

A bit pricey I thought but the food was excellent. I used to live in Java for a couple of years and this meal was memorable.

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Thank Bill S
Hicksville, New York
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The last time I enjoyed Indonesian food was in Amsterdam in 2001, so I was so happy to find this restaurant with positive reviews on Trip Advisor. As a group of six, we arrived for an early dinner after a matinee, and we were treated with excellent attentive service. Three of us ordered the rijsttafel which was very reasonably priced... More 

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Thank Lorene B
Cramerton, North Carolina
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

This is not the most romantic restaurant, nor is it the best Indonesian restaurant. But it does the job pretty well and it's the only one in town that I'm aware off. Enjoy!

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Thank Maarten A
Brooklyn, NY
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160 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I've brought all kinds of people here who have never tasted Indonesian food (and could probably no even find Indonesia on a map) and every time they all give this place rave reviews. The variety of dishes on hand, the lovely presentation, and the kind and efficient service are all worth coming here for. If you are sampling Indonesian food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:45 - 23:30
Saturday
11:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3600
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-2200

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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