Bali Backpacker's Guide

WARUNG MAK BENG RESTAURANT (Fried fish + Fish soup + Rice)

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WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS RESTAURANT?

UNIQUE CUISINE 
This cuisine are made from fresh fish.
The fish soup use local spices, the taste so unique.

AUTHENTIC SANUR CUISINE “SEAFOOD” RESTAURANT
You are going to visit the most authentic and favorite “Seafood” in Sanur.
It was established in 1941. Now, it become legend in Sanur.

DELICIOUS
The cuisine are so fresh, tasty and spicy.
If you don’t like spicy food, you can ask them ‘tanpa sambal’.

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DESCRIPTION:

Warung Mak Beng is a  typical seafood menu in Bali. They serve fried fish, fish soup and rice as one package. The sambal (chili sauce) included for sure. But, the dishes famous as fish-head soup (sup kepala ikan).

It was started in 1941 by Ni Ketut Tjuki or famous as Mak Beng. The idea of fish-head soup (sup kepala ikan) came from her husband, I Putu Gede Wirya. The taste of the soup is a little bit sour, spicy with balinese spices ingredients.

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HOW MUCH IS IT?

IDR 45K (Rice + Fried fish + fish soup)

*) The price not include your dink.

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WHAT THE BEST TIME TO VISIT?

OPENING HOURS:
8.00 am – 10.00 pm

*) If you visit it on Indonesian holiday it will be very crowded by local. Sometime you have to wait to get a table/seat.

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Jl. Hang Tuah No.45, Sanur, Denpasar Sel., Kota Denpasar, Bali 80227

*) It’s very near to the beach. You can walk and relax on the beach after meals.

DISTANCE:
About 6 km to the east from Denpasar, Bali.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is cheap public transport to get there. Trans SARBAGITA Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans SARBAGITA. Then, you must reach to Sanur 2 halte (halte pantai Sindu), and then take a walk to the restaurant. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From DENPASAR :
please to reach  ‘Pesanggaran’ or ‘Pedungan’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Sanur 2 Shelter/Halte (Pantai Sindu halte).
Then,  take a walk to reach the restaurant .

From UBUD :
please to reach Batubulan Bus Station – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Sanur 2 Shelter/Halte (Pantai Sindu halte).
Then,  take a walk to reach the restaurant .

From KUTA :
please to reach Kuta Central Parking – Then, find Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
please take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Sanur 2 Shelter/Halte (Pantai Sindu halte).
Then,  take a walk to reach the restaurant .

From Ngurah Rai Airport :
please to reach ‘Patasari’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte,
or reach ‘Kelan’ Trans SARBAGITA Bus Shelter/Halte.
Then, take Trans  SARBAGITA Bus Corridor 2 – Stop in the Sanur 2 Shelter/Halte (Pantai Sindu halte).
Then,  take a walk to reach the restaurant .

*) You can take a taxi or you can take a Gojek (Uber scooter) to get cheaper price. But, you have install the apps first.

**) For backpacker i recommend you to rent a scooter to reach this restaurant and use google maps as your navigator.

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OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your smartphone.

RESTROOM/TOILET:
Some restroom and toilet. Better bring your own tissue.

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CREDIT CARD PAYMENT:
No

WIFI:
No

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*) You can see the photos, so many indonesian celebrities/stars visited this restaurant. This famous of it’s tasty fish cuisine.

SOME  ‘SEE & DO’ NEAR MAK BENG RESTAURANT:

You can combine to visit these places when you visiting Mak Beng restaurant:

1. Sanur beach.
2. Le Mayeur museum.
3. Men weti restaurant.
4. Sanur night market.
5.

You can also check our recommended itinerary here: Day 9 itinerary.

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*) For the European & American the fish soup could be very spicy. Better you order the fried fish only, without the soup and chili sauce.

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