Off the tourist beaten path, Sari Organik has become almost a must-do Ubud experience for its healthy dose of paddies and all-organic farmers' fare—but you'll have to work for it. It's a 900-yard or so traipse in the heat along a narrow, overgrown pathway originating from central Ubud (which will, however, provide an up-close glimpse of daily rice field workings). This American/Balinese-owned venture is actually a 100 percent organic farming enterprise, educating local farmers and communities about going organic; the house health-food restaurant, Warung Bodag Malith, is smack-bang in the middle of the organic farmlands. If you want to experience an appetizing slice of rustic Balinese life, this more than suffices, with an ethnic-inspired, thatched, open-sided restaurant and outdoor dining bales (traditional thatched pavilions) surrounded by 360-degree views of paddy fields and distant volcanic peaks.

Infused with Asian and Middle Eastern influences, the simple, guilt-free, and quite scrumptious menu incorporates only fresh organic produce, plucked from the surrounding gardens, plus fresh crops and rice from the farm and local markets. All the tofus, jams, pestos, and sauces are house-made. Naturally, there's a focus on veggies packed with rich flavors (and healthy nutrients), especially for the salads. Greek, Balinese, Thai, and Middle Eastern are featured, with yummy dressings. There are also homemade pastas, falafels, vegetarian kebabs, and local vegetable-based dishes such as Balinese gado-gado (Indonesian salad). For more substance, grilled chicken and tuna dishes are also available. The super-healthy juice blends include a turmeric cleanser with aloe vera. Across the menu, low prices make for an excellent value—note that it's cash-only.