Bali is an island that has its own charm. Not only because of its nature, but the foods also have a unique taste from other typical Indonesian foods. Especially if you are a seafood enthusiast, Bali seafood’s taste is nothing to doubt for. Certainly, eating seafood on the white Bali sandy beach is never too good to be true!
Here are our recommendations of the 7 best seafood restaurants in Bali that are worth visiting!
1. Meads Beach Bar and Grill, Tanjung Benoa
This restaurant was awarded the title of Best International Restaurant in Bali in 2013 from the Indonesian Government. Meads offers simple seafood, such as shrimp, scallops, lobster, squid, Spanish mackerel, bluefin tuna and so on.
Even though it focuses on seafood, Meads Beach Bar and Grill still has other menus, such as burgers and pizza. Not to forget, their delicious tenderloin steak. You can come here every day from 08.00 to 22.00.
Address: Jalan Pratama Number 99, Tanjung Benoa, South Kuta, Badung, Bali
Opening Hours: Every day, 7.30 AM – 10 PM (May change due to pandemic)
Phone: (0361) 771540
2. Made Bagus Cafe, Jimbaran
This cafe is most crowded at night. The unique taste of the cuisine at this cafe is produced from burnt made directly from coconut shells. Even though it is quite traditional, this method can keep the taste of the food even more delicious.
The fishermen there take ingredients for seafood processing in the morning and at night it is used as a meal. This certainly makes the dishes at this cafe look fresh. Processed with selected spices to make the seafood dish in this place very appetizing.
Address: Jalan Bukit Permai, Jimbaran, South Kuta, Badung
Opening Hours: Every day, 2 PM – 11 PM (May change due to pandemic)
Phone: (0361) 701858
3. Menega Cafe, Jimbaran
It doesn’t feel good if you go to Jimbaran, but don’t eat seafood at Menega Cafe. Famous for its fantastic seafood, this restaurant serves special menus, such as jumbo shrimp, lobster, squid, clams, red snapper, kingfish, and barracuda.
You can choose your favourite fresh seafood in the tank, which will then be grilled over coconut husk. The best time to eat here is just before sunset. The scenery is really beautiful!
Address: Jalan Four Seasons Muaya Beach, Jimbaran, Badung, Bali
Opening Hours: Every day, 11 AM – 11 PM (May change due to pandemic)
Phone: (0361) 705888
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4. Nelayan Restaurant, Jimbaran
Since concept is outdoor, you will feel the sensation of chill on the beach with seafood dishes that melt in your tongue. Special Indonesian spices are made into dishes in a unique Mediterranean style.
Piquant Indonesian spices are woven into dishes that use classic French techniques. Seasonal tropical ingredients-coconut, lobster, lemongrass-combine for a culinary immersion that celebrates the best of both worlds.
Address: Belmond Jimbaran Puri, Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Jimbaran, Badung
Opening Hours: Every day, 12 PM – 11 PM (May change due to pandemic)
Phone: (0361) 701605
5. Bendesa Cafe, Jimbaran
With special fresh and live grilled seafood, Bendesa Cafe is proud to offer one of the finest selections of fresh local seafood that delights your senses with delightful tastes and aromas of traditional Balinese cuisine.
Bendesa Cafe provides a variety of seafood menus at affordable prices, starting from grilled fish, plecing kangkung, boiled shellfish, to fried shrimps, which are certainly delicious to eat.
Bendesa Cafe also offers free transport for one way services every day for Kuta area, Jimbaran area, Nusadua area. Please make a reservation by their website at https://bendesacafejimbaran.com/ or contact your hotel receptionist.
Address: Jalan Pemelisan Agung, Jimbaran, South. Kuta, Badung
Opening Hours: Every day, 9 AM – 11 PM (May change due to pandemic)
Phone: (0361) 708517
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6. Sardine, Kerobokan
Sardine offers a romantic traditional Balinese atmosphere. All the fish are fresh because they were caught by fishermen in the morning. With an open bamboo concept, this elegant restaurant overlooks a vast expanse of green rice fields.
Miso-grilled triggerfish with sake-mirin crab butter and pan-seared diver scallops with mushroom ravioli is one of its flagship menus. You can come from 12.00.
Address: Jalan Petitenget 21, Kerobokan Kelod, North Kuta, Badung
Opening Hours: Every day, 11.30 AM – 1 AM (May change due to pandemic)
7. Sarong, Kerobokan
Sarong focuses on local ingredients combining Indian, Balinese, Thai, Malaysian and other Asian flavours. This place is known as a restaurant that innovates its street food.
The signature menu consists of boiled shrimp with green mango and salmon sashimi. This place only opens after sunset, which is from 18.00 to 00.00.
Address: Jalan Petitenget 19X, Kerobokan Kelod, Kuta Utara Badung
Opening Hours: Every day, 6.30 PM – 11 PM (May change due to pandemic)
Those are all the 7 seafood restaurants in Bali that we recommend for you. From fine dining restaurants to outdoor restaurants, every restaurant has its own uniqueness in terms of foods. Make sure to visit one of those restaurants when you are in Bali, Flokqers!