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  • Beachside cafes
    4 stars

    Catch the sunset

    Near the soccer field

    Ende doesn't have anything you're likely to confuse with a bar, but this small strip of open-air cafes near the soccer field and port is a great place to catch the sunset and sip cold drinks. There's also simple fried snacks and the very popular bakso, Indonesia's riff on Southeast Asia's ... read more

  • Sari Alam
    4 stars

    Inexpensive and authentic

    Jl Ahmad Yani, Ende

    The Sari Alam features Padang food in one of Ende's more upmarket interiors, and is a good bet for inexpensive and authentic Indonesian eats. We paid 56,000 rupiah for a hefty lunch for two, including beef rendang, tasty chilli-fried shrimp, coconut milk stew, eggplant and much more. There's ... read more

  • Istana Bambu Restaurant
    4 stars

    Local-style Chinese fish house

    Jl Kemurah 30A, Ende
    T: (0381) 21 921

    This local-style Chinese fish house may have suffered from guidebook exposure, but it still serves up okay and moderately priced fare. Hungry travellers can pick up shrimp, fish and chicken dishes as well as numerous incarnations of fried rice and noodles, plus soto ayam for 25,000 rupiah. ... read more

  • Warung Bangkalan Ende
    3.5 stars

    An airy lunch spot

    Jl Ahmad Yani, Ende

    This pleasant and airy lunch spot serves up excellent chicken and goat (better than it sounds) sate, drenched in a rich and dark peanut sauce. Flores locals enjoy eating goat — a reality you may have guessed at by the profusion of the beasts browsing on seemingly every patch of available land in ... read more

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