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“Delicious local food at great prices.”
Review of Ruby's Cafe

Ruby's Cafe
Ranked #3 of 75 Restaurants in Gili Air
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Indonesian
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Good for: Local cuisine
Description: Ruby's Cafe is owned and operated by Indonesian Chef Ruby. Her mission is to provide fresh homecooked with passion from experience from working overseas inspires her delicious curries using imported ingredients unique to her cafe and her time in top Italian restaurants in Bali comes through in her perfect pasta dishes. Every plate is cooked from scratch, spring rolls,croquettes, curries, only the Rendang is cooked before as it takes 2 hours, no portions pulled from the freezer and buzzed in Micro. Ruby's is a simple open air cafe dedicated to providing tasty FRESH food with love. Sorry even though many reviews advise booking we do not take reservations works better on a rolling basis, last oders 3.30 lunch and 9.30 dinner.
Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

I was tempted to try Warung Gili because of the reviews here and I wasn't disappointed. The first day I went on my own and had a delicious Ikan Kelak Santan - spicy coconut fish (slightly reminiscent of Thai fish curry) NB I opted for the "not spicy" version and it was pleasantly potent. The next day I dragged along my son who has sampled chicken satay throughout the island. His verdict was 'good' - great chicken but satay 'too peanutty'. I suspect he was loath to give it top marks because of his reluctance to do something as uncool as eating with his mother! His friend reported that his dish was delicious. The main dishes were mostly 20,000 and the boys reported that the beers were cheaper than most other places too.

There are no signs to Warung Gili but it is only about 5 minutes walk from the port. This is the easiest way I found. Head right if you were coming off the boat to Sunrise Resort. Take the tiny little alleyway to the right of Sunrise and follow signs to Scallywags Mango Resort. Warung Gili is just before Mango Resort.

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Reviewed March 18, 2013

If you're after local, home-cooked food, this is one place you should visit. You'll save yourself that little bit of Rupiah too for those who are on a budget. We got a decent sized whole fish cooked over fire ('ikan bakar') for only 40,000 Rupiah which is a fair bit cheaper than what you'd pay on the beach.

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Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful local family that own this special hideaway warung. You must go and find it. The food is so damn DELICIOUS prepared fresh and is very clean. Tried lots of different types of local food here and loved everyone. So cheap also. Yum yum!!

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Reviewed February 1, 2013 via mobile

Next to Scallywags Mango Treat Hotel. Foursquare location is missleading but I have added the right location. I loved the taste. Some are spicy so be aware. The cost at least half of Scallywags restaurant. While Many warungs at the island is terrible looking and less attention to hygiene, here is shining in that respect...

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Thank AKILTOPU
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Reviewed July 10, 2012

I was on Gili Air for 3 weeks and ate here often. This family run Warung offers fresh juices and excellent local fare. The food here is delicious and the cost of a meal cheap! How can it get any better? Do yourself a favor and stop by. As the resturant is located at the center of the village. giving you a taste of local life.

Thank Betty L
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