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19 Lorong Setia Bistari 2, Bkt Damansara,, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2095 3304
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I've been here for over four years & the quality of pork served, along with it's grilled squid & garlic bread has been consistently flavourful and well prepared. The pork belly slices are always served with the best chutney and mashed potatoes and I've never been disappointed. Parking is abundant but the place is rather dark so use your phone's... More 

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Thank Darren L
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

It's a very humble, tucked away restaurant. Unless you're lucky enough to know a local, or friends with xpats you'd easily drive past and miss it, or if you saw it from the street, probably dismiss it. Though let me tell you the food and service is excellent. An absolute must try for ribs, the sauces and sauerkraut are some... More 

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Thank Colin G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Checkers introduced a rack of BBQ pork ribs when the Lord of the Rings movies made its smashing debut back in 2001 and cleverly called it LOTR. It was a hit, just like the Tolkien classic made into a movie, gaining many adherents. A decade plus later, without major new hits, plus the entry of many other porcine restaurant competitors,... More 

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Thank kl l
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

We heard about Checker's from a friend of the family. We were delighted to taste the best cuisine this side of KL. This is a family run restaurant that creates dishes with love. We had the smoked ham and sliced pork belly. Both were to die for. You must try the pork knuckle too. Desert ... OMG! Take a look... More 

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Thank Steve JW R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

I have eaten here many times and it is always a place I visit when I am in KL. The food is excellent if you like Pork. Also have the anchovy dip as a starter it really is tasty. The other thing that is great is the banana that has been cut and bbq'd.

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Thank blue356sc
Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Me and my friend ordered 2 different waffles, 1 with the poached eggs, another with apple and cinnamon. I was quite disappointed with the taste of the waffle as it was just ordinary and a little burnt. The poached eggs were way overcook and look like plastic yet they still served to us. Will not return to dine here.

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Thank huiyeeg2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend very glad that we found this restaurant, 7 minutes drive from home to the best place to eat pork! Porky's Best is our favourite, together with the house salad! Generous serving! And fantastic and warm service by Mable! See you soon.

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Thank Lim N
Petaling Jaya
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

Never have I eaten at a place where the price doesn't match the portion size succinctly. It's strange that movies often advocate that on your deathbed - moments before your passing - you'll get a glimpse of your entire life in a flash knowing that you either did good or wished you did good. The moment the food was served... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2012

I'm lucky, in my job I get to eat in the best restaurants around I love Checkers, Tan and his team produce some of the consistently best food you can get in KL Its a pork restaurant so excludes some but for those who are pork eaters, give it a try not expensive, BYO, simple but friendly service and stunning... More 

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Sultan88, Manager at Checker's, responded to this review

And we're lucky to have guests like you who enjoy the food we bring out. We're working on more interesting dishes. Most recently, mesclun salad with citrus confit, BBQ Jerk Pork, and our special BBQ Spare Ribs tarted up with a salsa verde made from tomatillos. We hope to see you again soon. Eat well! More 

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

In a very unassuming decor, this little restaurant combine simplicity with food at its best. A very personal approach to western cuisine with asian flavors, pork lovers will enjoy the best ribs in town. Bring your wine as there are none there, and the corkage fee is nominal. Enjoy!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Lorong Setia Bistari 2, Bkt Damansara,, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2095 3304

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