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Serves meat, vegan options available. Small spot on Bali's east coast serving veggie burgers, salads, fries, juices and shakes. All burgers can be made vegan by choosing the veggie or tempeh option and omitting dairy. Has dairy-free shakes and sometimes vegan specials such as bao. Open Mon-Sun 12:00pm-10:00pm.

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18 Reviews

First Review by IAmWater


Points +280

28 Aug 2023


Vegan burgers, vegan tofu bao buns (ask for them without the sauce = vegan!) and hand cut fries! I BYO vegan Siracha mayo so I can have it with the bao buns. Delicious.

Pros: The hand cut fries are delicious , Good vibes , Friend owners



Points +190

04 Jun 2023

Great food

Lovely little place, bao buns are the best. Love the fries and burgers as well.


Points +1177

01 Jun 2023

Big portions

Really nice place with a tasty menu. The portions are enormous. I’ve had bun baos with tofu and a salad and couldn’t eat everything, had to take it away.


Points +495

27 May 2023

Two vegan burg options

Small restaurant on the Main Street. Has a tempeh burger and bean burger - both can be made vegan without the Mayo and cheese.
Went for the bean burger and chips which were tasty. Had a share basket of sweet potato and regular chips between two - which was huge!


Points +31

11 Apr 2023

Beste Burger in Amed

Die Bao Buns mit Tofu sind der absolute Hammer. Die Burger sind ebenfalls super lecker. Das vegane Patty ist hausgemacht und man kann viele verschiedene Optionen wählen. Dazu ist es sehr günstig und die Portionen groß. Sehr zu empfehlen!

Pros: Viele vegane/vegetarische Optionen, Günstig, Große Portionen


Points +749

26 Feb 2023

Nice burger and boa

Enjoyed the burger and boa, staff understand vegan which was great. Chips were ok though. Can never find good chippies in asia.


Points +1845

11 Oct 2022

Excellent Bao

A small (foreign-owned?) burger place off the main road with all the hotels, STC had a few vegan comfort options.

I ordered the classic veggie burger (black bean, potatoes, rice), tofu bao, side salad, and pitcher of water. The tofu bao was by far the best—crisp tofu, soft sweet bun, and sweet and savory sauce.

The burger was ok—the patty was dense and filling but not so crisp and flavorful. I appreciated the bean over soy protein though. The salad with balsamic also ok. I was able to fill 1 liter of water bottles with the pitcher and still have some for the restaurant. The fries are vegan too and looked good.

Pros: Excellent bao, Nice atmosphere and music

Cons: Few vegan options


Points +1286

23 Feb 2020

Killer vegan options

Get the bao!! The banana chai shake is delicious too. I really liked my pumpkin salad.


Points +933

31 Oct 2019

difficult to eat

Aussie burger with a veggie patty; the patty was quite soft, plus with their choice of bun, everything was disintegrating with juices running down my fingers so I had to scarf this one down quick.

I expected more feta... I couldn't really taste it, and it looked like just a few sprinkles. Also it tasted a bit under-seasoned, while could have been mitigated with a more generous serving of feta.

Chips are okay, also under-seasoned, but fried well. The garlic dressing is a bit thin, but ok.

It's not that it tasted bad or anything, but it was really not satisfying.
Salt + textural issue.

Not sure if I will come back to this. Maybe if someone posts a photo of the chili, I might try that one... 😅


Points +544

20 Oct 2019

Very good fries, great smoothies

Food is very good, especially the fries and the chai banana coconut milk shake. Burgers (adapted to be vegan) are ok. The bao is tasty as well, but a little overloaded without a clear concept (is it dessert? Is it meant to be spicy? Why are there carrots??) I don't get what it is with the pickles they seem to be proud of. They use local ingredients and do care. Give it a try!


Points +528

Mostly Veg
05 Apr 2019

Probably the best burger in my life

The Aussie burger is just the BOMB, was very very satisfied plus fries and the tofu bao.. just wow - compliments to the chef!! ❤️ and the banana smoothie!!! NOM

Jay Watson

Points +232

08 Mar 2019

Good vegan choices

Vegan chilli served with vegan corn bread.
We also had grilled sweet potato fries (they did this especially for us as we didn't want the oil - so good!).
Grilled pumpkin slices with salad.
Veggie burger was excellent and very satisfying. We ate here three times. Thank you guys for your vegan options.

Pros: Open for lunch and dinner. , Takeaway. Bring your boxes if you can., No plastic straws

Cons: .


Points +132

26 Dec 2018

A great option in Amed.

This place surprised me by how vegan friendly it is. We tried the pumpkin salad, and added a veggie burger patty, one Indoburger with tempe, and the tofu bao buns. The buns definitely stand out as the best ! Next time I would just order that. The salad was tasty and a large portion. The burger was ok...it didn't have a lot of flavour, and could used more Rendang sauce for sure because it was a little like just eating tempe in bread with some cabbage. I wasn't impressed with the veggie patty but I prefer a more burger like patty. It did seem housemade with black beans and sweet potato.
It's a great choice to mix it up in Amed and I would definitely go back for those delicious buns!


Points +79

27 Nov 2018

Vege burgers 🤤

We had the Aussie burgers with vege patties and they were filling and delicious! We’ll be back to try the chilli and salads! Thank you

Pros: Lots of vege options, that can be turned vegan, Friendly staff

Cons: Hot in the middle of the day, but where isn’t!


Points +40

26 Oct 2018

OK vegan burgers and salad

The burgers were pretty good and the sallad was decent. The place is very close to the road and it can get a bit noisy. Most of the burgers seemed to be able to make vegan. Unfortunately they couldn't make either the dahl or the bao buns when we were there.

Cons: Close to the road, noisy


Points +274

03 Oct 2018

Sooo tasty vegan Bao buns and burgers

This place is gem. We loved everything. The veggie burgers, the tempeh burgers, the pumpkin salad, the homemade pickles, the juices and teas, the fries, and my personal favorite-- the vegan tofu Bao buns 💕
They also serve meat options but know what vegan is and will take care of you here.
They will also deliver if you can't make it in person. If early enough stop next door for delicious vegan deserts coffee at Tropical cafe.

Pros: They take care of you as vegan here

Cons: happycow give them the 5th star when no meat


Points +240

23 Jun 2018

Every burger can be made vegan

Had a tropical burger with a veggie patty, fries and a delicious strawberry smoothie with coconut milk and dates.


Points +356

24 Apr 2018

My favorite restaurant in Amed!

Even though this restaurant is not vegan or vegetarian I really fell in love with it. The quality of the food is outstanding, it's all so tasty and delicious. They are specialized in burgers. For vegans you can have the veggie burger (made of beans, red rice and sweet potatoes) or the tempeh burger and then ask the staff to leave cheese and other non-vegan ingredients out. They also have a wonderful Indian dahl with chapati bread and great salads, not to mention the juices. And the chips, I can only say 'Wow'. I loved every single thing I had here. Prices are average, more expensive than the typical warung but oh so worth it! Highly recommended!

Pros: Great quality, Amazing chips, Friendly and efficient staff

Cons: Not fully vegan!

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