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“Beautiful place, great food and amazing people!”
Review of Warung Boni

Warung Boni
Ranked #4 of 72 Restaurants in Candidasa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indonesian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed June 11, 2014

Boni is a lovely man who will come to your hotel and drive you to his beautiful little restaurant. His wife, Connie will cook delicious, traditional (and very inexpensive) food. You will be served by their neighbours children. Boni supports them and their families by giving them work so that they can learn English and afford to go to school. Boni is also driver and tour guide. He's so lovely with a beautiful heart. Do yourself a favour and go!

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Thank Jacqui G
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Reviewed June 11, 2014

It's hard to compare this to the larger, main street restaurants like Vincent's. They serve Balinese and Indonesian food, nothing European or American. Bon uses local youth to help in his Warung so they can learn a skill and hopefully a little English too. Bon is a forward thinking man who supports and gives back to his community. He picks you up at your hotel with a big smile, feels you amazing food at a very affordable price (so tip generously, it's going to a great cause) and then drops you back off. Bon also will provide his services as a local guide or shuttle to the airport. Check this one out.

3  Thank Rob S
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Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is the tiniest restaurant at which we have eaten with only two tables tucked in down a quiet side street a fair length from the main drag. This is exactly what we like on a hot Balinese afternoon. You order, sit back with two chilled beers and chat to the owner, Bon while his wife whips up some classic Indonesian dishes such as Nasi Campur in the wok. It's fresh, unpretentious food cooked with love. What more could you ask for?

We so enjoyed Bon's company that we hired him to drive us to a whole series of local attractions, including a traditional village where we saw the War of the Raw Bananas (seriously), the Water Palace, coffee plantation (including poor little captive civet cat) and much more. It was a great day and outstanding value for money. Hook up for a meal and take the tour. It will almost certainly be one of the highlights of your visit.

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1  Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

The couple who run the warung are lovely. The food is fresh, very reasonably priced and overall great. Juices and mie goreng recommended. We went for lunch and later with old Balinese friends for dinner. Our Balinese friends agreed, really good Balinese food at really good prices

Thank Sally L
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Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have to be honest.

Most of you know what Bali is like.

Everyone wants a piece of the tourist action and candi is no different. we couldnt walk down the street without the sunglass guy imploring us to buy another 10 sunglasses even though we just bought 10 from the same guy yesterday.
"hello...you want sunglasses...vely cheap."
"I just bought 37 from you yesterday, including this one on my head, the pair my wife is wearing right now.. and the sunnies that each of my four children are wearing on their head..."
"aah....maybe one more....?"

So I had to think it was a dodgy when the driver we had just hired told us that he also had a resturant business and telling us how popular it was, how cheap it was, and how good the food is.

well, can you imagine our surprise as this little bit of self promotion was actually true!
great simple authentic indonesian home style cooking it was, and yes, it was cheaper than the other places on the main street.

the absolutely best surprise was how gorgeous Connie is as the chief cook and host, she is just a delight and gracious. the setting is unique as it is actually Bon & Connies place, their children and nieces are the waitresses, and their dog keeps our children amused. Bon will pick you up and drop you off, at whatever time suits.

we ate there several times in the week we were in town (dinner only at this stage) and our plan is to eat there every day the next time we head back to candi. cant wait to see if they expand to breakfast and lunch!

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Thank kuota
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