Those who like culinary exploration must know Warung Nasi Lukluk which is located on Lukluk Street, Mengwi, Badung. It serves a unique traditional cuisine with a great taste of Balinese spices. This make the warung is crowded with visitors. Not only the locals but also domestic tourists and foreign visitors often come to the warung. The warung which was established in the 60's has great menus with delicious taste. The best part is the taste is still the same until now It is not surprising that Warung Lukluk which is established by I Ketut Merta and Ni Wayan Sembrog has loyal customers including repeater guests form Indonesia and abroad Menu Lawar, be nyatnyat and dendeng are the menus demanded by the customers. The dendeng is one of the most special dish because it fried and then given a special spicy food that is also a bit sweet. It is trully a special menu and it will make you want to eat more.
The sambal in the warung is also very special. It is custom made and added with the soup, it will become a perfect dish for the customers. The lawar served there is also different. It doesn't use blood. It is made from jackfruit, roasted coconut and meat then mixed with traditional seasoning.
"If there is the customer want to order the lawar which is red,we can make it for them," said I Wayan Astrajaya accompanied by his wife, Ni Komang Rani as the current owner of Warung Lukluk. The menus consists of two kind of meats, beef and pork. There is also chicken but only for the soup. "We always give choices because many of our customers are from the moslem community," he added. Astrajaya said that the customers coming to his warung is coming from all around Indonesia but the most is coming from Medan, Jakarta and Surabaya.
On holidays such as Lebaran or Christmas,the warung is always crowded with customers. He added that there are fanatic customers that always come to Bali regularly just to eat in his warung. Guides also often take their guests to the place if they requested traditional menus "For the moslem, they chose beef with the similar menus with others," Astrajaya said. Astrajaya has 10 employees working in his warung. Waung Lukluk open from 7 am until 3 pm but it is often closed early because they run out of food (BTN/015)