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Best Seafood in Sanur

Looking for a place to delight your taste buds during your stay in Bali? The quiet beachside village of Sanur is home to a variety of culinary choices. From authentic Balinese dishes, fresh seafood cuisines, to healthy organic foods; Sanur has a restaurant for everyone’s tastes.

Below is a list of our recommended locations to check out for a wholesome seafood dining experience in Sanur, Bali.

Warung Mak Beng Seafood Soup

Mak Beng is an authentic Balinese restaurant that has been a long-time favorite of both locals and foreigners. This legendary restaurant was established in 1941 and is currently family- managed by the third generation of its founder Ni Ketut Tjuki. Mak Beng is famous for its seafood soups, in particular the aromatic fish head soup. All of their ingredients are sourced locally in Sanur, creating a self-sustaining ecosystem for the community of fishermen in Sanur. Their menu has remained unchanged throughout the years, a testament of how much of a staple they are to their loyal diners.


Massimo is an Italian restaurant with a vibrant, lively ambiance. As its roots suggest, Massimo serves the most authentic Italian dishes on this side of the island. Their menu selection includes a wide range of seafood, pasta, pizzas, lasagnas, some of which can be customized for gluten-free dining. However, their crown jewel has to be their homemade gelatos. Their gelato bar is conveniently located on the street side of the restaurant, which you’ll instantly recognize as you stroll along popular Danau Tamblingan Street in Sanur.

Zenso Restaurant in The Samata

For those who want to opt for a healthier menu selection are invited to dine at the Zenso Restaurant in The Samata. We specialize in organic and locally sourced food options for a guilt-free dining experience; perfect for fitness-conscious guests and enthusiasts. Seafood lovers must try our signature dish, the homemade pappardelle grilled white snapper served with cherry tomato pomodoro. Another favorite is the sesame-crusted tuna, served with organic vegetable stir-fry and rice vermicelli.

About The Samata

The Samata in Sanur is a resort that offers a quiet space and sanctuary for guests who want to stay the night and also improve their overall wellness. We embrace a philosophy where we want to facilitate the comfort and wellbeing of our guests at The Samata. In-house guests enjoy the inclusive fitness center, three different swimming pools, and a comprehensive wellness center.

We hope this article has been insightful and useful to get you started on your culinary journey in Sanur. While you’re here, book your room in Sanur in our resort, The Samata. We look forward to welcoming you.