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Dirty Duck

Padang Tegal, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
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Ranked #298 of 430 Restaurants in Ubud
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: This is a well known restaurant among travellers. But people should be warned for some things as this is a tourist ripp-off
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
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English first
New York City, New York
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

The setting of the restaurant was the highlight of our dining experience. My husband and I had created our own little food tour through Ubud and Dirty Duck was on our hit list. We shared a duck plate and I thought the duck and sauces were delicious. So did my husband. The sides were not impressive but then again, we... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Service and food were poor. Restaurant is huge and only had 10 people on there. Should have been our first clue! Very disappointing experience.

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italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Every time we stop by in Ubud we can not miss the Dirty Duck Dinner Restaurant ! We always order the Balinese duck and the same table, never been disappointed, very tasty and beautiful setting ! Will be back soon.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Read about this restaurant in a magazine and decided to pay it a visit. We both thoroughly enjoyed the crispy duck - I find other reviews saying the duck is too crispy/not enough meat a bit ridiculous - it is a deep fried duck!! The different sauces it came with were also very nice. Also, the restaurant is really beautiful,... More

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Macau, Ilhas, Macau
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We were really looking for it cause it was highly recommended in some Taiwanese TV show. But it was just soo disappointing! I guess the view was good, but it was dark and we could not see more. The duck, I am well aware that it is supposed to be crispy but for Chris sake, even KFC fried chicken was... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went there for dinner on our one-day trip to Ubud and we've ordered duck, which seemed like an appropriate thing to do in such place. The meal wasn't bad but at the same time we've expected a bit more. There was very little meat on the duck so it was pretty hard to taste it. At the same time... More

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Leiderdorp, The Netherlands
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

During our roundtrip on Bali, we decided to pay a visit to the Dirty Duck when we had the evening off. The restaurant was conveniently located opposite of our hotel. The inside of the hotel is stunning with a real rice field in the middle of the restaurant as well as in the back. Consequently there were some mosquitos present... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Dirty Duck has atmosphere, but the food was really disappointing. The Bali sampler dinner (Nasi Campur) had flavourless dishes and the accompanying duck was so dried the meat was hard to find. The chicken veggie soup was mostly just liquid, again flavourless. So take a peak inside if curious, but don't expect much from the servings...

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Beijing, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

the dirty duck is a local special dish widely known as a must have in bali, i tried only once but i dont want to eat it any more, it simply kills baby ducks and thats quite oily and heavy. try peking duck sometimes,it's better

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We had heard of good recommendations for this Restaurant but were disappointed with the overall quality of the food and service considering the prices which were mid range for Ubud.The best point was probably the ambience of the restaurant but you don't go for that experience.I would not return for another meal.

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