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Padangbai cafe

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Beachfront, Manggis, Indonesia
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Amberg, Germany
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is delicious, from nasi goreng to grilled seafood, haven't tasted the western dishes there. Juices vary, sometimes I got very delicious papaya juice and the other time it was more water than papaya. Service could be friendlier, food takes quite a while. The fish is grilled on the opposite side of the street, the mahimahi is really good. All... More 

Thank sabuli
Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered beef burger a cold chicken burger came . Sandwich came with a few hairs never again! Also had to write the order out for them.

Thank Elz
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

when I'm in Padangbai I always have dinner in Padangbai Cafe. Freshly pressed fruit juice and excellent seafood. Try grilled Mahi-Mahi or Squid in spicy balinese sauce. The seafood is always fresh, the price is reasonable and the taste authentic

Thank Radikarl
Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Really enjoyed cheap wholesome food. Loved the traditional flavour in all the food. Great juices and cheap large water bottles.

Thank 806happycustomer
Copenhagen, Denmark
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We ate at the Padangbai cafe for lunch while waiting for our boat. The lady was really nice and my avocado shake really delicious. However the hygiene was really poor. The bathroom was really gross and the kitchen not that clean either. The chicken satay I got wasn't tasty - and I found two hairs with something blue on it... More 

Thank Maria H
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Our fried rice came with a big black fly inside it! After we saw it we stopped eating but she still charged us! Very rude, dirty and surely not cooked with love...

Thank eRRoRoZ
New Zealand
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Had the indication to have lunch in this place and now I can recommend for all as a good local cafe. Had fish and was very fresh and very very yummy flavor...

Thank Carlos M
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This was a one woman show. She came and took our order serving only fresh fish from the local market that day (so many items on the menu were unavailable). She then went off and cooked it for us and it was really tasty. A great cheap eats!

Thank Polly O
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Don't be fooled by the outside, this little joint serves up some tasty food. I initially did not want to go because of how it looked but don't be fooled it is clean and the food is yummy. So go visit, you won't be disappointed

Thank mi2foodie
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

my favourite restaurant when I stay in Padangbai. Fresh Marlin, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna or Barracuda served grilled with spicy Sambal, rice and veggies. Many local dishes available at very reasonable price

Thank Radikarl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indonesian, Seafood, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beachfront, Manggis, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Manggis

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?