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Written by Junanto Xu
Co-written by Beverley Lennon and Sara Cao

Come on foodies, after a long day of exploring the Islands of the Gods, don’t you just feel extra famished and wish you have a table filled with unlimited food in front of you? Enter all-you-can-eat buffets, the saviour of your always-hungry stomach.

But wait, don’t we sort of need to have unlimited money to access those unlimited food? Usually that is the case, but not in Bali.

We’ve found several hidden gems on the island that not only serve unlimited food but are also wallet-friendly and satisfying at the same time! Be it Chinese Dimsum, BBQ, seafood, or healthy options, you can have a huge variety of delicacies to choose from and eat as much as you want!

So what are you waiting for? Time to feast!

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Note: All prices listed below are before tax and service charges unless otherwise stated.

1. Wondrous BBQ night by the pool: Rooftop Pool (Atanaya Hotel)

Imagine: At dinnertime, you have a big plate of grilled goodness in your hand while soaking yourself in a rooftop pool, overlooking the sparkling city lights. This is what we call enjoying life to the fullest!

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Every Friday, it’s time to head to the Rooftop Pool at Atanaya Hotel, where you can not only party to DJ performances but enjoy unlimited BBQ buffet! Hear the sizzle of the grilling meat and indulge in those sweetmeats. The night is extra gorgeous with the city view of Kuta spread out before your eyes.

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To complement the chillax ambiance, the DJs will drop the beat to lighten the mood and get your body moving to the groove.

And after you’re finally full, you just need to jump into the infinity pool to burn all the calories you’ve consumed! What a perfect way to end your day on paradise island, no?

Rooftop Pool Atanaya Hotel

Prices: From Rp. 100,000 per person nett (approximately USD 7)
Address: Sunset Road No. 88A, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 8468600
Opening hours:
Pool available everyday 6.30am – 11pm
BBQ All you can eat (Eat & Swim) DJ Performances: Every Friday 6pm – 11pm

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2. Fresh unlimited seafood on a Friday night – Waroeng D’Carik

You would think a seafood buffet is necessarily near the sea, at a noisy warung or restaurant by the beach or in the city.

But no, this warung overlooks beautiful rice paddy fields, dimly lit with lanterns that lead you to your dining table – isn’t it simply romantic?

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And seafood lovers, here’s where you need to bring your buddies or sweetheart who loves the taste of creatures of the sea as much as you do. On Friday nights, drop your anchor at this warung for their “All you can eat seafood dinner” for that ultimate feast!

Harvested from the ocean moments before it’s on your plate, favourites include shrimps and clams but most also rave about their tastiest catch – squids!

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Waroeng D’Carik exudes Balinese comfort influenced by personal, traditional, and new ongoing recipes. Flavors are heavily influenced to match Asians’ palates but a hint of Mediterranean can be tasted.

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Best part of the experience? No matter how many turns you take, you will still pay the same affordable price of Rp. 95,000 for everything a seafood lover would love to have!

Waroeng D’Carik

Price: Rp. 95,000 for “All you can eat Seafood dinner” (Approximately USD $7)
Address: Jl. Raya Kedampang, Kerobokan Badung, Bali
Contact: +62 857 3829 6212
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun, 12pm – 10pm

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3. Unlimited dim sum baskets of happiness: Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant, Bali Dynasty Resort

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How can you be satisfied with just a basket or two of Siomai (shrimp dumpling)? And why order by basket while you can feast on unlimited dim sum here at Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant?

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Dig into the numerous dim sum baskets, fried or steamed, sweet or salty, you can find almost everything! This restaurant dishes out 50 varieties of traditional Chinese dim sum to spoil your palate, so if you love having lots of dim sum at affordable prices, this has to be your go-to. We recommend the delicious chicken feet, and don’t miss the Beef Saigon too!

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As you sip on your Chinese tea, the classic Chinese decor with dominating red and gold here will make you question if you’re still in Indonesia. Wait, is this Bali or Shanghai?

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P.S. Try their Szechuan Salmon set – it includes diced salmon in Szechuan vegetables with fresh baby greens and 4 different sauces, served with two different choices for mains (either Char Siew Salmon on Hokkien Noodle or Steamed Salmon with baby vegetables, edamame and rice), only available from July to September 2018!

Golden Lotus Chinese Restaurant, Bali Dynasty Resort

Price: Rp.175,000 (approximately USD 12) per person (children below 12 are entitled to 50% off, and a complimentary soft drink)
Address: Jalan Kartika, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 752403
Opening hours: Daily
Lunch – 11.30 am till 2.30 pm
Dinner – 6.00 pm till 10.00 pm
All-you-can-eat ala carte available from 10am to 2.30pm every Saturday
All-you-can-eat buffet available from 10am to 2.30pm every Sunday

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4. Different themed buffets daily, made with love: Lupe Canggu

Who says buffets must be BBQ or unhealthy dinners? Dine in bliss with the extensive healthy and scrumptious food from Lupe Canggu.

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Serving exquisite delicacies made from fresh local ingredients, Lupe Canggu provides you with a simple, clean, and relaxing dining experience, sprinkled with love. Here’s how quality food should be made.

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If you have a picky tongue, you will love their different daily menus! From Tuesday’s Seafood, Wednesday’s Vegetarian, Thursday’s Thai Food, Friday’s Greek Eats, to Saturday’s Mexican food and Sunday’s Roast, you’ll find something you like. And the best part? All of them are unlimited all-you-can-eat buffets that cost only Rp.79,000 onwards (approximately USD 7)!

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Lupe Canggu

Prices: Lupe Lunch: Rp. 79,000 (approximately USD 5.60)
Seafood: Rp. 99,000 (approximately USD 7)
Vegetarian: Rp. 79,000 (approximately USD 5.60)
Thai Food: Rp. 99,000 (approximately USD 7)
Greek Eats: Rp. 99,000 (approximately USD 7)
Mexican Eats: Rp. 99,000 (approximately USD 7)
Sunday Roast: Rp. 125,000 (approximately USD 9)
Address: Jl. Tegal Sari No.37A, Tibubeneng, Kuta Utara, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 813 3970 1662
Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday: 8am – 9pm, Closed on Monday.

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5. A night in an enchanted garden: Sector Restaurant at Bali Beach Golf Course

Lavish golf venue by day and romantic dining spot by night, Sector Restaurant located in Bali Beach Golf Course is the spot to go if you crave for that juicy big chunk of beef.

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When night falls on Thursdays, chefs will bring out the well-marinated meat and grill it on the fire, accompanied by appetizing side dishes as you queue for your turn. Don’t shy away from devouring those juicy meats plate by plate, it’s all-you-can-eat and no stopping till you’ve eaten your fill of three dinners (or till your stomach can accommodate no more)!

With the view of the vast golf course dimly lit by the romantic lights with the nighttime breeze, it’s a Thursday night well spent.

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Sector Restaurant at Bali Beach Golf Course

Prices: All-you-can-eat BBQ dinner starts from Rp. 155,000 (approximately USD 11) nett (includes free flow drinks!)
Address: Kompleks Inna Grand Bali Beach Hotel and Resorts, Jl. Hang Tuah No.58, Sanur Kaja, Denpasar Selatan, Denpasar City, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 287733
Opening hours: 6am – 10pm. All-you-can-eat available every Thursday from 5.30pm to 8.30pm

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6. Eat, drink, and parttyyy!: Sky Garden

Wanna dance and party while gulping down unlimited scrumptious food? Nestled along Kuta’s famous nightlife strip, Sky Garden is undoubtedly your best choice!

Be super spoilt for choice as the menu here changes every single day, Mexican Night on Tuesday, Greek on Wednesday, Steak and Seafood on Saturday… Don’t you just want to party here every night?

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What’s even more awesome is that, besides the eat-till-full option, they also provide free-flow Iceland Vodka and Heineken draught on tap, all of that at only Rp. 99,000 (approximately USD 7)!

And if you’re a party animal, this club is voted as #1 in Indonesia and it’s equipped with a spacious dance floor, top-notch lighting, and badass sound system! Sensational DJs like Steve Aoki, Afrojack and Marshmello have all performed and pleased the crowd here!

Now you know where to go if you wanna party all night in Bali!

Sky Garden

Prices: From Rp. 99,000 per person (approximately USD 7), not inclusive of 16% service charge and tax.
Address: Jl. Raya Legian No.61, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 755423
Opening hours: 5pm till late. Unlimited BBQ buffet from 5pm to 9pm

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7. Heat up the night with scrumptious BBQ: Height Bar & Restaurant at J4 Hotels Legian

At only Rp.100,000 (approximately USD 7) per person, the buffet BBQ dinners in Height Bar & Restaurant is a total steal for its mouthwatering food and awe-inspiring view.

Located on the rooftop of J4 Hotels Legian, the restaurant offers an upmarket yet relaxing ambience for you to indulge in unlimited meats and seafood while chilling by the stunning infinity pool that overlooks the night cityscape of Kuta.

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No one will limit your portion since this all-you-can-meat buffet is made to fulfill your hard-to-satisfy stomach.

In between your meal (or after if you are not full from all the BBQ, which we doubt!), if you’re feeling active (or want to burn some calories after a guilty meal), dance to the beat as the DJ warms up the mood. This deal is simply made to please!

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Prices: All-you-can-eat BBQ dinner at Rp. 100,000  (approximately USD 7), not inclusive of service charge and tax.
Address: J4 Hotels Legian, Jl. Raya Legian 74, Br. Pengabetan, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 8469 747/ +62 811 307 474
Opening hours: Breakfast: 7am – 10am, Lunch – Dinner: 11am – 10pm.
All-you-can-eat BBQ dinner available daily 6pm – 10pm

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8. Hola! It’s Mexican night: Aribar at Bali Garden Beach

In a mood for Mexican food in Bali? Consider yourself lucky, here in the heart of Kuta, true Mexican spirit can be found and ready to serve you some jalapenos, nachos, and tacos.

Finding this restaurant will be an easy task, as a giant red chili can be spotted from afar. Step inside and a joyful ambience will welcome you, complete with well-trained staff in colourful uniform ready to entertain.

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But of course, the real star here is the food! Aside from its impressive daily a la carte menu, you’ll have a reason to love Mondays as they offer taco buffet with extensive fillings and sauces that are ready to explode on your tastebuds and leave you satisfied to the fullest!

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Come on Saturday too and join the salsa dance class – it’s time to take your Mexican experience up to the next level!

Aribar at Bali Garden Beach

Prices: Start from Rp. 100,000  (approximately USD 7), not inclusive of  service charge and tax.
Address: Jalan Kartika, Tuban, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 766301/ +62 361 752725
Opening hours: Daily from 11am to 11pm.
All-you-can-eat taco buffet every Monday from 6pm.

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9. Themed dining available here! – Swiss Café Restaurant, Swiss-Belhotel Tuban (USD $8.47 tax inclusive)

With themed dining available 3 days in a week – unravel an array of mouth-watering International and Indonesian dishes over at Swiss-Belhotel Tuban’s Swiss Café restaurant.

  1. Balinese buffet spread is served on Wednesdays

  2. Asian cuisine on Thursdays

  3. BBQ on Saturdays

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Situated in the city center of Kuta’s dining and nightlife, this restaurant gives you the ultimate dining experience at a budget-friendly price.

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Be prepared to be greeted by well-trained staff who will make your dining experience memorable.

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So what are you waiting for? Remember to come in loose clothing as you eat till you drop!

Swiss Café Restaurant, Swiss-Belhotel Tuban

Address: Jl. Kubu Anyar No. 31, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 4727177
Opening hours: 6.30am to 11am (Breakfast), 12noon to 3pm (Lunch), 6pm to 11pm (Dinner)
Buffets availability: Thursday (Asian menu) and Saturday (BBQ) from 7pm to 10pm
Prices: All-you-can-eat at Rp. 100,000 nett per person (approximately USD 7)
$8.47 includes 21% service charge and tax

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10. Can’t get enough of those BBQ buffets? (Sports fans will love this too) – Pavoz Restaurant & Bar (USD $12.10 tax inclusive)

The Balinese (and us travellers), can’t get enough of these BBQ buffets it seems. Adding one more to the list, Pavoz Restaurant in Kuta provides a truly value-for-money feast.

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Known to be quite the sports bar, you may also load up on food here – with Asian, Indonesian and Western fare available. Beef, chicken, and pork are served for the BBQ with original BBQ sauce, and our personal favourite, Balinese-styled sauce with Sambal Matah!

Sitting indoors or outdoors? Anything goes with the semi-outdoor space where buffet stations are lined and loaded with freshly cooked dishes.

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If you’re a sports fan, you should definitely come here too, with live sports broadcasts happening every so often. Of course, live music and other entertainment are available too.

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Both casual and stylish, this restaurant makes the list for one of the better buffet places in Kuta!

PS: Dig into an all-you-can-eat Satay Fiesta every Monday, complete with live entertainment!

Pavoz Restaurant & Bar

Address: Jl. Kartika No.88, Kuta, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 761818
Opening hours: 11am to 10.30pm (BBQ Buffet available every Saturday, and Satay Fiesta every Saturday, from 6.30pm to 9.30pm)
Price: BBQ Buffet from Rp. 145,000 (approximately USD 10); Satay Fiesta from Rp. 100,000 (approximately USD 7)

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11. Yes, it’s another BBQ buffet! – Padi Padi Restaurant, Park Regis Kuta (USD $12.10 tax inclusive)

One simply can’t have enough of BBQ buffets.

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I mean… Divine seafood choices like jumbo prawns dripping with lemon garlic sauce, lobsters grilled in some top secret Balinese marinade, and raw creamy oysters – along with the juiciest meat cuts? Impossible.

You will be pleased to know that there’s yet another BBQ buffet available at Padi Padi Restaurant, at Park Regis Kuta!

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Feast as much as you want, on the wide variety of delish dishes on the buffet menu. There’s no need to hold back with such a value-for-money price. Of course, make sure you have the stomach to match, too!

And with the lovely settings of Padi Padi Restaurant, you’ll feel as relaxed as ever.

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Padi Padi Restaurant, Park Regis Kuta

Address: Jl. Raya Kuta No.88, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 763888
Opening hours: Open 6.30am to 12midnight; Buffet from 6pm to 9pm, every Thursday
Price: From Rp.130,000 (approximately USD 10) per person
$12.10 includes 21% service charge and tax

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12. The all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet on a rooftop – Rooftop Garden, MaxOne Hotel (USD $6.05 tax inclusive)

Fill your belly with a fantastic feast, and supreme views with the BBQ buffet at MaxOne Hotel.

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There’s a wide assortment of dishes available from Italian pastas, to Mexican tortillas, grilled steaks and seafood, and so much more. MaxOne Hotel spoils you with its well-stocked buffet, and live acoustic performances.

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Located at the Rooftop Garden, this all-you-can-eat BBQ buffet is a great spot for those looking for a romantic spot to nosh at, or friends looking to kick back and feast in an ambient and relaxing environment.

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There’s also free flow iced tea, and if not, feel free to get a cocktail or two.

Sounds good? We think so too.

MaxOne Hotel

Address: Jalan Raya Uluwatu, Bukit Jimbaran, Bali
Contact: +62 361 300 8989
Opening hours: From 5 to 10pm, every Friday
Price: From Rp. 65,000 (approximately USD 5)
$6.05 includes 21% service charge and tax

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Special mention: Comfort Japanese food in the heart of Nusa Dua – Sama Sama Yakiniku Restaurant (USD $18.15 tax inclusive)

Inviting and unpretentious, the restaurant interiors provides a cosy, warm environment – a sweet escape from the Bali heat. This place is fully air-conditioned so you need not worry about the heat while cooking your meat.

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In case you’re wondering, Yakiniku is the loose translation for grilled meat over a fire, including a variety of beef, pork, chicken etc. That being said, we recommend trying their all-you-can-eat-bbq set menu.

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Imagine grilling the variety of juicy meat, and pairing them with Sama Sama’s yummy signature sauce, before sampling the delightful mixture of tastes.

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The restaurant is separated into two sections – the first floor for ala-carte menu, where food is served fresh, hot and delicious straight off the menu. And the second floor for the foodie adventurous who feel like putting on a chef hat for the day. So, if cooking sounds like a tedious effort for you, you know where you should be heading.

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Private dining rooms are also available upon advanced booking, which makes this place a hot spot for expats and businessmen to gather.

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Sama Sama Yakiniku Restaurant

Address: Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 128 Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia
Contact: +62 361 771129
Opening hours: 11am to 11pm
Prices: From Rp.200,000 (approximately USD15) per person
$18.15 includes 21% service charge and tax

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See? That wasn’t so difficult.

Now you have a quick and easy list of the best buffets under $12 to check out, for those days when you’re craving a feast like never before.

Let us know if there are any other buffets we should include in the list!

PLEASE NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!
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