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Gili Air Santay Restaurant

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Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara 1088, Indonesia
+62 819-1599-3782
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I saw a lot of good reviews so we went here. We took an omelet and a pasta napolitane. The omelet was not very tasteful, a bit boring. And the pasta was too salt. So maybe try something Asian if you go here. The view is great by the way!

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Thank Thomas W
Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We had dinner there. Drinks are ok and clearly less expensive than other places. But no happy hour. Fish is good, omelette and soup as well. Carbonara was decent at the maximum. There is no sand beach but still you will enjoy the sound of the waves. They had live music, good ambiance, thanks!

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Thank bigotn
Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We both had their Thai dishes and they were both delicious. Completely recommend. Decent service. Lovely view!

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Thank j123456123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Our food was delicious!I had tomato cream soup(it was like my mother made,sooo nice) and my husband had chicken satay and chicken in butter sos. Excellent choice!Food was very tasty.At the and we took pancake and it was one of better we had. There was live music,gay who played guitar and it was amazing. Performing was fantastic!All of all,very romantic... More 

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Thank Kristina M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here a few times and the nasi goreng never disappointed. Great view as right next to the beach and friendly staff. My mum would leave her bag here and go for a snorkel and return for her coconut milkshake

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Thank Jacintha L
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I was there one hour ago: Sandwich was uneatable. Toast bread with shavings of chicken (probably chicken because I didnt feel the taste), carrot, tomato and cabbage with literaly no sauce, no butter! Tottaly dry. Pad thai was overcooked and the worst I ate in my life. Young guy who took our order was unpleasant and evidently impatient when I... More 

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Thank Agnieszka Natal... P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant of Gili Air!! Delicious fish super fresh and quick and on point service. Excellent value for money! Also try the curry: beyond amazing!

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Thank Francamaria B
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

We came back again and again to Santay. The staff are lovely and fun. Their nasi goreng js excellent as well as their chicken sate, whole snapper, the snake salad and i even liked the empanada which is clearly not indonesian. Their thai food isn'tgreat but if you stick to the local food you can't go wrong and for the... More 

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Thank FemaleForLife
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the bungalows for 3 nights and ate here twice in the evening. Breakfast was simple yet tasty and bbq snapper at night was fresh and delicious! Cool friendly staff who were dj-ing in the background most nights so nice to sit, relax, watch the sea and have a few drinks. It's away from busy touristy port area... More 

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Thank Nans8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We had a fantastic meal here one night. The highlight was an amazing whole white snapper BBQed to perfection with rice, veges, sauces, etc for 8AUD Nice setting too. Worth trying for yourself

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gili Air, West Nusa Tenggara 1088, Indonesia
  • Location: Asia  >  Indonesia  >  West Nusa Tenggara  >  Lombok  >  Gili Islands  >  Gili Air
  • Phone Number: +62 819-1599-3782

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?