Warung Mangga Madu is definitely worth a visit when in Ubud. Mangga Madu is on Jalan Gunung Sari, just 30 meters from the big statue at the corner of Ubud Main Road and Tegalalang Road.
Mangga Madu is Indonesian for Honey Mango. It was called this because of the two large honey mango trees right next to the restaurant.
Mangga Madu has four different eating areas, so there is plenty of choice depending on how you feel. The main restaurant area seats around 50 and is open and airy with seating is on timber furniture.
There is an elevated area off the main restaurant for those wishing to sit on the floor on cushions. The six tables there allow for about 25 people. Then there is the garden area, under one of the mango trees, that seats another 20. There are also two private Bali gazebos right next to the main restaurant.
The menu at Mangga Madu is simple, but interesting. A good balance has been found that suits the local customers, as well as the large number of regular expat customers.
Prices range from Rp 15,000 for Nasi Goreng or Mie Goreng (fried rice and fried noodles), to the most expensive being Ayam Keju at Rp 30,000. Ayam Keju is crumbed chicken breast fillet with cheese and garlic, served with fried potatoes.
One of the most popular meals is Ayam Base Kalas at Rp 25,000. Herb marinated chicken in Balinese sauce with rice and vegetables.
The average meal price is around Rp 18,000 which is less than $US 2. Drinks are also inexpensive, with a large choice available, including fresh juices, milk drinks, soft drinks and beer.
With the pleasant ambience at Mangga Madu, the tasty food, great service and amazing prices, it would be easy to eat there every day. In fact there are some people who do.