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Chin Chin Eating House

#221 of 8,580 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Core
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
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19 Purvis Street, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6337 4640
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Vientiane, Laos
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253 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is located near to national library, which is a walking distance fr bugis mrt station. This is an old eatery that served both chicken rice and zhi cha. The serving is fast and efficient, since we only have 3 person, we have ordered small for all dishes and the portion is good. As for the price for city... More 

Thank Jacky84
Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was taken here by our friend who grew up in Singapore. Arrived during lunch time which was quite busy but still able to get a table. Ordered half a chicken mixed (half steamed half crispy skin) fried prawn rolls, hainanese pork schnitzel, Kan Kong Belecan and three rice. Food came out quickly and was very good. Can definitely see why... More 

Thank Alvin W
Penang Island, Malaysia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at Chin Chin the last several times we've been in Singapore. The staff have been accommodating and friendly. The food is delicious. We like the Hainanese pork, rice for chicken rice, and various vegetable dishes. And of course lime juice to drink.

Thank AmericanExPatinAsia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

As usual the chicken is as good as the olden days... maintaining standard and consistency. Pack with lunch crowd and worth the wait in a long Q

Thank Casperfong
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180 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoy coming here. Traditional feel. A little lost in time. Brings me back 20 years maybe... I like the fried hainanese pork chop. The salted egg prawn was so so. Black pepper beef was nice. Seafood soup ok. The chicken rice fragrant. On the whole, it was good. And very reasonably priced. 3 dishes, 1 soup and 3 chicken rice,... More 

Thank mingzy
Sapporo, Japan
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's close the hotel where I stayed. In addition to great chicken rice, they have many mouth watering dishes. Your choice of beef, pork, chicken, fish, vegetables. You just name it.

Thank Tosh S
Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I have tried the chicken rice and claypot toufu. They taste average and quite common. Half the chicken + rice + claypot toufu with drinks costs about $28.

Thank copyrabbit
Cebu City, Philippines
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My friends took me here as this was a famous place for the Chicken. Indeed! The chicken rice is yummy... We ordered half boiled/half grilled. We also ordered the prawn in battered salted egg --- it was a one of a kind taste. Not boring because it was spicy. Prices are affordable. Location is easy to find.

Thank NikeLight
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you want a nice romantic evening meal forget this place, but if you want an authentic Chinese meal this is the place for you. When we went there one Subday evening about 7pm the place was buzzing. The place was full and we were the only Europeans their as it seemed to be full of locals. My experience is... More 

Thank Mike S
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My Singaporean friend said you can't come to Singapore and not have chicken rice. And she said this was one of the best venues in the city.....she wasn't wrong. Delicious, delicious, delicious. Located only a 5min walk from Bugis station, cheap and so flavoursome. A must to visit when in Singapore.

Thank wazzat69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Purvis Street, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Downtown Core
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Core
  • Phone Number: +65 6337 4640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?