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Smiling Buddha Restaurant

| Aas Beach, Amed, Abang 80852, Indonesia
+62 363 4301793
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Indonesian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Aas Beach, Amed, Abang 80852, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty food. Rich menu: Local food, healthy food, fresh juices. Right next to the sea. You could even swim before your meal. Beautiful view. Quiet, peaceful place. Friendly staff. They also have cooking class👌🏻

Thank Başak B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I found the food amazing, really tasty, a lot of options to choose from, made with fresh ingredients. The staff is super nice, the view of the garden and sea are beautiful, so you can seat and relax, and really enjoy your meal! A place...More

Thank Cecilia P
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I didn't have any reason to visit a different restaurant whilst in Amed. The food here is so nourishing and there's something different to try everyday. Amazing local dishes that are served timely and with love. Staff is so friendly and accommodating. Wayan / Smiling...More

Thank laurenbG9067FS
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I loved spending my late afternoon at Smiling Buddha, they have comfortable couches with a view to the beach where you can just sit and appreciate, having a fresh ice tea either a beer. The food is amazing and the staff so friendly!

Thank Camilla M
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Have eaten here many times. Great setting, really tranquil. Faces the ocean, with some limited coral in front. Please DONT touch, walk or stand on coral, as it’s so fragile. Takes years to repair. Many local and foreign tourists have no idea how much damage...More

Thank SydnTooli
Wayan K, Owner at Smiling Buddha Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Thank you for visiting us, it is a very beautiful place and we are happy you enjoy our tranquility and that you are encouraging our guests to take very good care of the coral garden. We are also very pleased you enjoy our delicious food!...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

I spent one week in the Meditasi Bungalows with my friend and we went to the restaurant for breakfasts and dinners every day. The food was delicious and the menu offered a wide range of dishes and drinks. I especially enjoyed the local and seasonal...More

Thank bellevued1
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Very relaxing atmosphere, lovely staff and fantastic local food made with fresh ingredients. Highly recommend.

Thank Agnieszka G
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Organic ingredients and something for everyone! Traditional Indonesian and western meals. Made with love and served with a smile!

Thank Kayla C
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Fresh fish, which is brought directly from the shore. Every morning, fishermen moor in front of the hotel, so you can be sure that the fish is really fresh. Cooked perfectly! Very juicy and sharp, in curry sauce. I like it. I am also delighted...More

Thank Talullah P
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Smiling Buddha restaurant has a beautiful selection of traditional Balinese dishes and herbal drinks. I could tell that all ingredients used in each of the meals I tried were organic, locally sourced and freshly picked. The menu is also incredibly varied with many different vegetarian...More

Thank rosiektaylor94
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Aas Beach, Amed, Abang 80852, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  Bali  >  Abang  >  Amed
  • Phone Number: +62 363 4301793
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Smiling Buddha offers a delicious variety of organic Balinese and international food in a relaxing atmosphere. We offer pick-up and drop-off from your place in Amed area. Enjoy your breakfast, lunch or dinner overlooking the ocean. Our healthy and herbal refreshments are a popular choice among our guests as is our variety of juices and milkshakes. Delicious cocktails and Bintang beer are available as well. There is a beautiful CORAL WATER GARDEN in front of the restaurant. Learn how to cook traditional balinese/organic food in our COOKING-CLASS everyday starting at 11.00 am and relax in YOGA class at 5pm. Smiling Buddha Restaurant is part of Meditasi Bungalows in Aas Beach, Amed district East Bali. "SMILING AND LAUGHING IS THE BEST MEDICINE"
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