Restaurants

Top Choice Indonesian in Labuan Bajo

Pasar Malam

Bajo town's most atmospheric dinner spot. Stalls with hand-painted names are fronted by tables of fresh seafood, with others specialising in more affordable nasi goreng, mei goreng and bakso (meatball noodle soup). …
Top Choice Italian in Labuan Bajo

MadeInItaly

Bajo's best Italian is known for thin-crust pizza and fresh pasta. Sit in a stylish, semi-open dining room or air-conditioned cellar with river-stone walls. Ingredients are imported from Italy and grown on restauran…
Top Choice Japanese in Labuan Bajo

Happy Banana

This inviting, wholesome spot has something for everyone, including vegans. Staff are trained in the art of sushi, with everything from udon noodles to gyoza made from scratch. The 'no rules' policy means you can st…
Indonesian in Labuan Bajo

Blue Corner

If you have a predilection for local food, seek out this family-run warung with pink and blue walls. There's no English menu, but pictures on posters help. Juices are half the price of the Pasar Malam and sop buntut…
Indonesian in Labuan Bajo

Rumah Makan Garuda

There are plenty of Padang restaurants at the southern end of Jl Soekarno Hatta, but Garuda is our pick. Point-and-order from the stacked window display: beef rendang, jackfruit curry, fried chicken or fish, tempe, …
International in Labuan Bajo

Tree Top

This open-air, double-decker restaurant is a fantastic place to watch the sunset, especially if you nab the table that juts out to the harbour. While both Indonesian and Western food is better elsewhere, it's worth …
Indonesian in Labuan Bajo

Warung Mama

Set above Bajo's main drag, this wooden restaurant is ideal for those who wish to dip their toe into local food. Vegetables are cheap, but paying by piece for the rest adds up. Portion sizes are smaller than more au…
Tex-Mex in Labuan Bajo

Bajo Taco

Sharing a sea-view rooftop terrace with Bajo Bakery is the town's only Tex-Mex restaurant. Tortillas are homemade and the fish tacos are some of the freshest you'll taste. Vegetarians, don't miss the barbecue jackfr…
Cafe in Labuan Bajo

Bamboo Cafe

Sit in white cane chairs and admire the hand-painted wall map while enjoying all-day breakfast made with vibrant ingredients from local farms. Booster juices and cold brew coffee accompany smoothie bowls, eggs, toas…
Market in Labuan Bajo

Daily Market

Labuan Bajo's daily produce market is on the way to Batu Cermin. Things warm up after 7am, when you can browse the local bounty of fruits, vegetables, fish and join the biggest queue to eat breakfast like a local. S…