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Restaurants are typically open daily, from 7 or 8am to 9 or 10pm.

Mushroom Bay, Sunset Beach & Dream Beach

Cafe Bali (no phone; main courses Rp35000-Rp60000; no credit cards), in the middle of Mushroom Bay, is the beach's focal point, outside of the hotels, and a great place to hang out. The simple specialties are fresh whole snapper, prawn tempura, and an assortment of decent pizzas. If you can't make it for lunch at Warung Sunset (tel. 08/123621633; main courses Rp20,000-Rp30,000; no credit cards), on Sunset Beach, then just go for sunset drinks. Fresh, local fish is usually the daily special; choose from plenty of cold drinks, cocktails, and mocktails. They will also arrange transport home if you can't quite make it on your own. On Dream Beach is Café Pandan (tel. 08/1338737344; main courses Rp50,000-Rp100,000; no credit cards), another local favorite. Fresh tuna is the order of the day and Thai curries go for Rp45,000.

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Most places on this strip cater to the surf crowd. The restaurant at Coconuts Beach Resort, Sea Breeze (tel. 0361/7443936 or 0361/728088; www.bali-activities.com; main courses Rp22,000-Rp150,000; no credit cards) serves Indonesian and Western food at reasonable prices with friendly service and an oceanfront bar.

The fun, if predictable, sports bar Scooby Doo Bar & Restaurant overlooks the bay. Enjoy a cold beer while watching the sun go down over Bali. The Mainski Lembongan Resort (tel. 0361/9237322; www.mainski-lembongan-resort.com; main courses Rp18000-Rp82,000; MC, V) has a poolside bar that shows music DVDs on the giant screen every night and serves ice cold beers, local and international wines, and a range of fun tropical cocktails. Happy Hour is daily from 5 to 7pm. They also have a pool table, table tennis, and Wi-Fi.

Bunga Bungalows Restaurant (no phone; main courses Rp35,000-Rp50,000; no credit cards) has various tables and loungers looking out to the surf. The high point are the wood-fired pizzas from Rp35,000 to Rp50,000. Food stops at about 9pm. Ware Ware (tel. 08/123970572; main courses Rp22,000-Rp50,000; no credit cards) offers grilled catch of the day, nasi goreng, and Italian and Indonesian dishes. This place is rightly popular not just for its location on a terrace overlooking the surf. Lembongan Reef (tel. 08/1338757683; www.lembonganreef.com; main courses Rp25,000-Rp50,000; no credit cards), perched on a platform on the hillside overlooking the surf breaks, does a great catch of the day such as grilled mahimahi for Rp55,000.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.