Menega Seafood Cafe is one of the favourites among the many cafés that line Muaya Beach in Jimbaran Bay. Even though each of the venues serve practically the same dishes, many regard Menega as having the richest tasting ‘Jimbaran style’ seafood sauces. Good food and attentive staff come with prices that meet in the middle.
One of the best places to enjoy Bali sunsets, Jimbaran Bay matches the memorable seaside atmosphere with great seafood grills. Jimbaran Bay is simply one of the not-to-miss experiences on your Bali visit.
- Bali Hai Sunset Dinner Cruise
- Bathe & Breakfast with the Elephants
- Royal Mengwi Temple, Monkey Forest & Tanah Lot Excursion
- Quad or Buggy Driving Adventure & Tubing Excursion
- Romantic Aristocat Evening Cruise with 5-Course Dinner
- Bali White Water Rafting at Telaga Waja River
- Fast-Track Waterbom Bali Admission
- Lembongan Island Leisure Day Trip
- Private East Coast Tour
- Highlights Of Bali Full-Day Tour
The cafes form an integral part of the bay’s beachside dining scene. The stretch of sand features an idyllic setting and offers beautiful sunset views, as well as a scenic treat after sunset with the shimmering lights from the fishing boats in the offing and from the airport runway. These scenic features added with the special traditional ‘Jimbaran style’ barbecue seafood sauces, has been the main attractions of the coast.
Menega Seafood Cafe offers fresh grilled seafood on the beach, ranging from delicious barbecued crab per kilogram, barbecued clams or kerang bakar in the local tongue at average 12-14 pieces per kilogram; live lobster and fish, and barbecued king prawns, jumbo prawns and shrimps.
The menu at Menega also features soups and side menus, such as the signature Menega soup, mixed salads, traditional Balinese tomato and cucumber salads, French Fries, fried rice or what you would call the famous Indonesian dish of nasi goreng¸ fried noodles or mie goring, chop-suey fried vegetables mix or cap cay, and a platter of mixed fresh tropical fruits as dessert.
Going deeper in the barbecue seafood menu, you may also find other selections such as squid, barracuda, live grouper, red and white snapper and even kingfish. A special set menu also available at Menega comprises a set for two with a live lobster, one fish, six clams, six calamari skewers, and a drink selection of either two glasses of wine, small Bintang beers, fresh seasonal fruit juices or soft drinks. The set comes with steamed rice as standard or potatoes as alternative, Balinese style stir-fried spinach, and slices of fruit to conclude the meal.
Good to Know about Menega Café
Menega Cafe, as well as the other neighbouring cafes, provides special arrangements upon request, featuring impressive setups for the table and seating layouts, especially for group bookings, special wedding receptions and other functions. Reservations are highly recommended during weekends and the holiday seasons as the coastal strip gets quite packed with diners – especially getting there for the sunsets.
Major renovations of the parking spaces and entrance have taken place in 2010, and now ample parking space has upped the convenience level for visitors. Public transport is provided by a taxi cooperative. You can freely take any taxi getting there, however the cooperative hold exclusive rights in taking passengers out. Always check for installed meters. If not provided, set an agreed upon negotiated price before getting in.
- Opening Hours: 15:00 – 23:00
- Location: Muaya Beach, Jimbaran
- Address: Jalan Four Seasons Resort, Muaya Beach, Jimbaran
- Tel: +62(0)361 705 888
- Price Range: Affordable