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Bali Hai

) #346 of 629 Restaurants in Durham $ Asian,
811 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4149
+1 919-416-0200
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible21%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (3 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00All hours
Asian, Mongolian
811 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4149
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Server was rude and a complete @ss. Very passive aggressove. Food was awful. Sauce was tooo salty and they refused to let me try another sauce, I did not want new food .just something to fix the taste.they refused to refund my money or let...More

Thank Catrunfun
Reviewed 16 May 2017

For the record, I will NEVER return to Bali Hai. EVER. Not only does the owner have a STANKY attitude but they now have VERY SHADY business practices. You know that whole one bowl, two bowls bit? Yea, well, they still do that. Sort of....More

Thank Mistie K
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I have been eating at Bali Hai for a decade, and I have never had a bad experience! The way it works is you make your own bowl (or bowls) of meat and vegetables, and the cooks grill it for you on a large grill...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Mongolian. Choose one bowl or two and a sauce (sweet and sour, spicy, combination), and then take your bowls thru an a la carte "salad bar" where you load up on beef, pork, turkey, and veggies of your liking. Turn your bowl over to the...More

Thank EclecticBull
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The menu is simple, just order 1 or 2 bowls with your sauce preference, protein add-in (chicken, calamari, scallops, etc.), and type of rice. Then, fill your bowls with various vegetables and watch your food cook on the grill. The restaurant is inexpensive and simple,...More

Thank cheif002
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I LOVE spicy hot Chinese food, and here they cook it to your taste, so I can have them pour on the hot oil and it is divine. ALSO, if you ask them to ho;d back on the salt, they do...Perfection!

Thank laura g
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Tucked away in the lower level of the building, this restaurant is a gem! While the décor might leave a little something to be desired, the food is awesome. You pile as much food as you think you will eat into your bowls then they...More

1  Thank Brock K
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a great inexpensive place to grab a bite. It's Mongolian style where you add to your bowl what you want from meats and vegetables and any extra add-ons. It's cooked to your specification. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

Thank ncskierguy
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Ok so this was my first time trying Mongolian barbecue. Our friends had to explain how to order, prepare the bowls (you'll definitely need two if you are hungry), and figure out the sauce. I tried the combination sauce level 5. I'll do 6 next...More

Thank NCFambly
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This restaurant is very popular in the Duke community, and just moving here from Florida we wanted to give it a try. It was 5pm on a weekday for dinner, so it was not crowded, therefore our service was good. The food was great, very...More

Thank oliviaailifranek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Asian, Mongolian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 811 9th St, Durham, NC 27705-4149
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-416-0200
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