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The Chili

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JL Kuta Mawun | ., Kuta, Lombok 83573, Indonesia
+62 819-3315-7088
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Fremantle, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super tasty mud crabs and chicken curry. The four of us were very pleased with our delicious lunch. The three crustacean lovers in our group shared chilli crab, lemongrass crab and garlic crab; perfectly cooked and expertly flavoured. It's a ramshackle little place in a nice quiet location with a great menu. Exceptional service from The Chili team too. Cheers!!!

Thank Blueswimmercrab
Sydney, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Really simple honest crab place. Professionally cooked, cracked and fresh as your first wife. One minute they're sitting in a bucket blowing crab bubbles and wondering if they're going to be set free then BAM! Chili crab, Lemongrass crab, Garlic crab. Expert crab eaters only need apply - you'll be wrist deep in it, but that's... More 

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Venice, Italy
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We appreciated a lot this 'warung' because of the kind staff, the authentic location - out of the crowded streets in Kuta - and of course the great food we ate, especially the crab in lemongrass sauce. For this reason we had dinner there several times during our stay...absolutely recommended!

1 Thank GiuliaAbb
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

Fair priced delicious local food. We enjoy local cuisine and wanted some seafood for dinner. Found The Chili a little bit outside Kuta town. Friendly chef and some dishes were amazingly good (go for the lemongrass as its done with coconut milk), the chili did have some kick to it, but anyone used to chili can handle. Definitely great food... More 

1 Thank fbricard
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Just had lunch here and the Pepes Ikan and the Seafood Curry were delicious. Fruit juices were very good as well. And an excellent & friendly service :) We'll be back!

Thank KL1766538
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We are two chefs who went to the chili two times in a three day stay, we tried almost every dish on the menu and were very surprised by the good quality and the freshness of their products! Highly recommendable! We hope to dine there again one day!

1 Thank andreas g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

I visited the chilli during my vacation in lombok and it was great. The food was really delicious and the service great. The restaurant itself is simple but cosy. We went there a few times and tries something else every time. Everything tasted delicious!

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bandar seri begawan
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40 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The location is a bit away from kuta beach, arnd 1km. Restaurant is easy to spot...we had chili crab, lemon grass fish, curry prawns and nasi goreng ayam... The taste is yummie!!! Price is also reasonable..

Thank khails
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83 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

...I totally forgot to make picture of my delicious crab I have had there. Food was just great and at least I had the feeling that the seafood is fresh instead of other Warungs where they place the same old fish on their presentation table each and every day. The ambience is the one you can expect from a standard... More 

Thank Huolala
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Be careful, my girlfriend and I got both food poisoning after eating the chili crab. I'm very certain that it was Chili as the symptoms kicked in a couple of hours later which is the incubation period of seafood food poisoning. We asked the waiter, if the crabs were fresh. Surely they weren't. It ruined the last day of our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Indonesian, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: JL Kuta Mawun | ., Kuta, Lombok 83573, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Kuta
  • Phone Number: +62 819-3315-7088

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