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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

Certificate of Excellence
As featured in Best Food in Singapore
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1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore
+65 9790 2826
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A delicious selection of Asian cuisines and fresh drink stalls. It opens early for breakfast, which was our favourite time to visit. Hearty plate of noodles, sausage and tofu or beans for less than AU$5 for two people! Great local atmosphere and friendly vendors. Easy walk from Chinatown and close to hotels such as The Club and Scarlett.

Thank Sue E
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was with people who didnt know what a Hawker's place was and I read somewhere that it's a must if you're visiting Singapore. It was fun for me. It was crowded but clean and organized! Food was awesome and clean!

Thank thetravelingdragon
San Francisco, California
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146 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Make sure to try Tian Tian chicken here - the flavor is all in the hot sauce. Lots of great choices here.

Thank CaWineGuy
San Francisco, California
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to love our two visits here, but both times we were disappointed. Seems a bit dirty and past its prime.

Thank swannygal
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had Chicken Rice, a favourite dish of Singaporeans. It was delicious. The whole experience of 'booking' a seat at a table then eating with a group of unknown workers from nearby offices was very different, interesting and enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Thank Mary G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Plenty of choices and a good atmosphere. food inexpensive and plenty of seating areas. It's good to see locals and tourists eating here

Thank shazr0b
Broxburn, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Well where to start This is as far removed from fancy as you can get But the maxwell Street Hawker food market is I am told the best among tourists It is worth a visit The food is low cost and most dishes are very tasty. Cleanliness is not high on the agenda but nothing that's not worth surviving can... More 

Thank Gary G
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289 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went there Sunday evening (9PM) for food; most stalls were closed, but many were still opened. This is one of my favorite place to go for good inexpensive street-style food in Singapore (located in or near Chinatown, close to the Buddha tooth relic building). There are many stalls to chose from including dessert stalls (ice kachang feels great on a... More 

Thank sactokw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We read good review abt Maxwell and tried our way from our airbnb home not far from this place. It was 0930 in the morning not so busy as I had expected as it was Saturday. Not all stalls are open yet but enough for us to see around and choose. We chose sea food char kwey tiaw, carrot cake,... More 

Thank Sondang S
London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Though there are other good hawker centres , Maxwell almost always draws me back to smell and taste the mind boggling array of eating and drinking (juice) options Be it the world famous hainanese chicken rice , Tamizh Muslim biryani , sugar cane juice , cockles , porridge, Tim sum, bee hoon . This could be the best yet most... More 

Thank Satish K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Indian, Fast food, Asian, Indonesian, Taiwanese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 9790 2826

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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