Bintan Island of Indonesia is known as a destination of sea food lovers. Bintan offers a choice of both western cuisine as well as traditional Indonesian cuisine. Almost all resorts have restaurants attached to them.
The best way to enjoy different cuisines would be to take a walk around as there are many eating places all over the place. Whilst there are various kinds of restaurants available, a popular choice is to go for a Seafood Lunch at Teluk Sebung Aneka Seafood Restaurant.
Tanjung Pinang is known as the sea food centre of Bintan Island. Tourists can find several Padang Restaurants while in Tanjung Pinang. In a Padang restaurant, one will be served with highly-flavored foods in dozens of small dishes. The foods that are commonly served are curried fish, fried tempeh, stewed greens, curried beef liver, fried chicken, etc. Only those dishes that are consumed by customers are charged.
The sea food restaurants on the north side of Tanjung Pinang, close to the jetty for boats to Senggarang, are also frequented by tourists.
Some popular local delicacies in Tanjung Pinang are Bak Kut (Chinese Pork Rib Soup), Otak-otak of Jalan Pelantar II and Wet kway teow (rice noodle) of Jalan Pasar Ikan, Jalan Tambak and Jalan Potong Lembu.
Pempek, Sup Ayam Kampung, gado-gado, soto, special BBQ of chicken and fish are some other popular Indonesian dishes which are available at restaurants in Jalan Bakar Batu of Tanjung Pinang.
Some other popular local fare are otah otah (BBQ fish paste), sambal kangkong (a form of green vegetables fried with chilli), deep fried fish with soy gravy etc. which are available at many restaurants of Tanjung Pinang.
Besides these, one can enjoy sea food and other delicacies while staying at the traditional villages of Bintan Island.
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