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Top Choice Bar in Labuanbajo

Paradise Bar

Perched on a cliff overlooking Labuanbajo's diadem of islands, Paradise is a preposterously lovely place for an arak cocktail at sundown. There's a breezy deck, plentiful wicker armchairs, snacks such as chips and n…
Top Choice Indonesian in Labuanbajo

Warung Mama

Set on stilts above Bajo's main drag, this bamboo haven offers cheap and cheerful fare at communal tables beneath sepia photos of aromatics and village scenes. Piece your meal together from superior renditions of lo…
Top Choice Indonesian in Labuanbajo

Pasar Malam

At sunset, grab a tarp-shaded table at Bajo's waterfront night market, as a dozen stalls come alive with all manner of Indo classics, fried delights and spanking-fresh grilled seafood. Get cold beer from the conveni…
Top Choice Italian in Labuanbajo


A fun and stylish indoor–outdoor dining room known the island over for its fantastic pizza and pasta. Despite its unlikely location, it’s some of the best pizza we’ve ever had anywhere – wafer thin and crunchy, with…
Bar in Labuanbajo

Le Pirate

This colourful 1st-floor bar in downtown Labuanbajo is a popular space to kick back after a day's diving or island-hopping, and offers cold beer, cocktails, a rooftop bar, live music (8pm to 10pm Tuesday, Thursday a…
Cafe in Labuanbajo

Cafe in Hit

You may forget you're in Bajo, let alone Flores, at this cruisy coffee house. Sit above the street or let the air-con cool you while you choose coffee, tea, juices and food from the giant blackboard. The well-execut…
Italian in Labuanbajo


Enjoy pastas, pizzas and excellent seafood amid a beach-chic interior, which rambles beneath whitewashed rafters dangling with woven rattan lanterns. Grab an upcycled wooden table or sink into a beanbag, read or pla…
Indonesian in Labuanbajo

Tree Top

This fun, triple-decker cafe offers a pub vibe and billiards table downstairs, and fine harbour and island views from the split-level upstairs dining rooms where it serves tasty, spicy Indonesian seafood. Many bar s…
Market in Labuanbajo

Daily Market

Browse the local bounty of fruits, vegetables, fish and other market fare at the daily market at the north end of the waterfront.
Bakery in Labuanbajo

Bajo Bakery

Expect good fresh breads, seductive banana muffins, tasty breakfasts, a few sandwiches and a quiche of the day. Good coffee.