Vacations to Bali can be filled with hanging out at the beach club, enjoying the sunset, or staying at a resort. However, another way to enjoy it is to try local culinary delights at a food stall that is a local favorite.
Besides being unique, this Balinese food is also halal and affordable. Haven’t you imagined what kind of halal and cheap Balinese food means? Here are some choices of halal Balinese food stalls!
- Nasi Tekor
Warung Nasi Tekor serves classic Balinese cuisine that has survived to this day. Tekor itself is woven bamboo used as a base for banana leaves to replace dinner plates at this shop. The contents are white rice with various processed chicken, squid, vegetables, and seasoning uyah sere limo (salt, shrimp paste, and lime) typical of Bali.
Besides the delicious food and affordable prices, many people like to eat at Warung Nasi Tekor because of its unique atmosphere. The building is dominated by bamboo and wood in a simple, open-air hut style.
Address: Kertalangu Cultural Village, Jalan By Pass Ngurah Rai Tohpati No.28 Kesiman Kertalangu, Denpasar
Phone number: +62821 4422 5501
Operating hours: Daily 8.00-16.30
- Mrs. Oki’s Chicken Rice
Starting from a street stall, this halal Balinese food has become a mandatory itinerary in Bali. Grilled chicken with sambal matah, fried chicken, and Balinese spiced chicken is a must-try menu at Bu Oki’s Nasi Ayam stall. It tastes so delicious when combined with Balinese urap and warm rice. It’s no wonder that guests who eat here don’t have enough to eat only one portion.
Jalan Siligita, Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan No. 27, Benoa
Jalan Celagi Basur No. 3Y, Jimbaran
Tuban Highway No. 3, Tuban
Phone number: +62813 5332 2184 (Benoa), +62813 5321 3247 (Jimbaran), +62822 3776 1153
Operating hours: Daily 8.00-21.00
- Warung Nikmat
For those traveling with some friends and have different appetites, this one stall can be an option. In addition to serving halal Balinese food, Warung Nikmat has dozens of other menus that are no less delicious. The concept of the warung tegal (warteg) here is undoubtedly familiar. You just order rice, then choose the side dishes and vegetables you want.
Address: Jalan Bakung Sari Gang Biduri No. 5, Kuta
Phone number: +62361 764 678
Operating hours: Daily 8.30-21.00
- Moro Seneng Muslim Stall
If you miss home cooking, Warung Muslim Moro Seneng can satisfy your appetite. This stall has dozens of types of side dishes that you can choose to accompany a plate of warm rice. Orek tempeh, omelet, stir-fried vegetables, and don’t forget the white crackers are suitable to be enjoyed every day. In addition, the price is relatively affordable.
Address: Jalan Raya Kuta No. 67, Kuta
Phone number: +62819 3842 0888
Operating hours: Monday to Saturday 7:00-21:00
- Warung Mak Beng
This halal food stall in Bali only sells one menu as shown in the picture above. Even so, Warung Mak Beng is always packed with visitors. The key to its popularity is simple and fresh food.
Fried sea fish that is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, combined with warm fish soup with fresh broth. Eat it with hot rice and dip a little chili sauce, every bite is so delicious.
#Tip: Don’t tell anyone. Warung Mak Beng has a secret menu, namely fried fish eggs which are limited in portion every day.
Address: Jalan Hang Tuah No. 45, Sanur
Phone number: +62361 282 633
Operating hours: Daily 8.00-22.00
- Bali Men Weti Rice Stall
Get ready for a long queue if you oversleep when you want to eat this Balinese mixed rice. Warung Nasi Bali Men Weti has been around since 1970 and is still a favorite for locals and tourists alike. Before it opened, there were already many people queuing up to eat here. Not surprisingly, a plate of white rice with Balinese urap, shredded betutu chicken, boiled egg pindang, chips, and grilled grated coconut here is unbelievably delicious. Especially when smothered in yellow gravy on it.
Address: Jalan Letda Reta No. 52 Dangin Puri Klod, Denpasar
Phone number:+62853 3850 9922
Operating hours: Every day from 8.00 until sold out
- Spicy Rice Mrs. Andika
Bu Andika’s Spicy Rice is a must-try dish when visiting the Island of the Gods. As the name implies, the hallmark of this dish is its extraordinarily spicy sambal. Despite having to sweat and be hot, this restaurant is always packed with visitors, both tourists, and local residents.
How not, just look at the choice of side dishes on display in the window. The waiter will take a plate of warm rice, then you just point out what side dish you want. Do not forget a spoonful of chili sauce to make the meal even more delicious.
Address: Jalan Balmbangan No. 55, Kuta
Phone number: +62812 4605 7860
Operating hours: 24 hours
Holidays in Bali are not only about famous beach clubs or various healthy and organic foods. On the other hand, tasting local cuisine is a must-do agenda Especially considering the price that does not drain the pocket. Immersing in the life of the local community can be a fun way to spend a holiday on the Island of the Gods, starting with the food.
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