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Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Ball

4 Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka, Malaysia
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good44%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chicken rice” (99 reviews)
“assam fish” (46 reviews)
“gizzards” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
4 Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good choice for Hainanese Chicken Rice. Queue for tables but since we were early there was table available. Rice ball was limited to 20 for our group of 4. If extra rice needed, it will not be in ball form. Chicken is good too. You...More

1  Thank Kum Yoke K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice chicken ball rice meal here again. But they seem to limit number of rice balls for every table which is a damper if you are here just to have those rice balls. Beware of long queues during holidays especially since the next door Chung...More

Thank sassyguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even adventurous travellers and children sometimes need comfort food, and chicken rice hits the spot. Right on Jonker St you know Hoe Kee has earned its spot and its queues. We had a great late lunch of chicken rice/ rice balls for 4, bottled water...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't understand why people queue for this. I have had way better chicken rice balls outside of Melaka. You can try heading to the Klang Valley and you'll be surprised how bad this one is compared to the ones found over there. I used...More

Thank Caleb H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is on famous Jonker Street. We love fish head curry and we had to order more. Rice ball with chicken was good. Food isn't too expensive and good service.

Thank princessapple3
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

First time morning 930am having this Nice chicken rice and best Asam fish.. abit long q but worth it

Thank Alvin O
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Chicken rice ball is only available in Malacca. Famous & well known to tourists. The outlet in jonker street is always crowded

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

First time trying after 2nd failed trip this year to try Chung Wah chicken rice ball. A trip to Hoe Kee will not make you feel the trip is wasted. Despite there was a long Q, it is pretty fast moving. You can have some...More

Thank baymax88
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Must be one of the most affordable restaurants in Jonker street. There is a never ending q daily at lunch time. Excellent chicken rice balls, awesome asam fish. Unfortunately, the much heard of well boiled soup was not on the menu when we were there....More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Come here for the atmosphere . there are many good chicken rice elsewhere but this place delivers the jonker street melaka experience

Thank teo a
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Brian194812 | Reviewed this property |
1. No idea on on opening times but if it's meal time, just go. 2. Parking.Probably best to leave the car at your hotel - assuming in Merlaka Central - and walk 3. If you're on foot, no need to worry about road closure.
Toto S
11 February 2017|
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Response from elderlyw2016 | Reviewed this property |
They don't served pork. And there is no halal logo. That's all I can said.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
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