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Smiling Buddha Restaurant

| Aas Beach, Amed, Abang 80852, Indonesia
+62 363 4301793
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (6 reviews)
“juice” (7 reviews)
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Closes in 4 min
7:30 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Asian, Indonesian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Aas Beach, Amed, Abang 80852, Indonesia
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Smiling Buddha is a great ,hidden restaurant on the way to Amed, with cosy and friendly atmosphere, nice view and access to the beach. The food and drinks we had were a good taste and reasonable prices. You should try Banana and Tempe satay, it's...More

Thank Tinahoffer
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

I've been eating in Smiling Buddha restaurant many times because I stayed in Meditasi bungalows for 1 week. It's a relaxing and quiet place with wonderful view on the sea! So it was just a gastronomic paradise! I never tasted something like this! They have...More

1  Thank Elvina E
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

The food at Smiling Buddha is fantastic! I loved their curries and urab - all ingredients from their garden. The pancakes and local lak lak cake made my perfect breakfast. Great herbal drinks as well! This place is a must for all foodies interested in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 9, 2017

The food is awesome and organic, all from the garden nearby. The staff is very friendly, the atmosphere is typical - good vibes, great view, spirit of happiness and peace :) I would also recommend to join the cooking class every day at 11am, where...More

Thank Klára J
Reviewed February 20, 2017

We had such a great meal here, that we signed up for their cooking classes for the next day. Happy to say I'm going home with a bunch of new recipes, my favourite being homemade peanut sauce. Thank You smiling Buddha !

Thank Bc2017bc
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Here, you can eat local food, with organic products. The fish is fresh from the morning that the fisherman fish. It was a beautiful experience to eat in this place. The staff is lovely and take care about you. The meal are various and really...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I first heard of the Smiling Buddha from some friends of mine who discovered the restaurant by chance on a trip to the Amed region of Bali one time and they raved about it and recommended I go as I was due to visit the...More

Thank limestar77
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

We drove our scooters from Candidasa to Amed and decided to take the coastal route. Along the way signs with 'Smiling Buddha Rest' started showing up like every km or so. As the ride was pretty intense we thought it would be a good idea...More

Thank Hydronly
Reviewed February 5, 2017

After I went snorkeling at the Japaneses shipwreck I went just 1.5 km to Smiling Buddha which is a beachfront restaurant that offers fresh, local, organic food. Some of the food you can see being freshly picked from the garden for your meal after you...More

Thank gabriellangonzales
Reviewed January 2, 2017

We went to the Smiling Buddha Cooking Class and had a fantastic time. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience and would recommend this to anyone who wants to learn a bit more about Balinese Cooking.

Thank Philkaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Romantic
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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