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#175 of 400 Asian in Melaka


Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Table Service

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1.0 km from Jonker Street
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Reviewed 9 March 2020

Had the nyonya laksa and cendol. When the cendol was served, the presentation was great--gula melaka sauce of shaved ice and fresh green jelly. Later, after the ice melt, the drink was average. The laksa was a bit of a disappointment. Although the taste and...color was superb, the sauce consistency is diluted. And, more meat and veggie ingredients would be better. And, initially, the boss was standoffish. But, once we started talking to him, he opened up and told us about the local Nyonya culture.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

Nasi Lemak? Move over Old Town and Madam Kwan. Fragrance blue rice at its best, beef rendang is tender and flavourful. Cendol was not bad, bubu chacha is thicker and sweet. Signature broth is good, but portion is small and not much to accompany the...beehoon. Unless you a small eater then it is ok. Price is slightly cheaper than regular cafe. Their interior setup is like an antique peranakan home. Will be back.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 30 September 2019 via mobile

This is our second trip to Melaka and one of the things we looked forward to was eating at this place . The Laksa is very good and only 10.80myr and I also love the green apple mint . My husband rated the beef rendang...and the beef was so tender .More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 21 July 2019 via mobile

Ta Chi Nonya was recommended by a local gentleman to have authentic Nyonya food. So, I was there well before lunch time and found the place quiet interesting. The restaurant is perhaps about 30 years old and housed in a hundred year old building. I...met the owner who greeted me and briefly told me about the Prerankan heritage and Nyonya food. He also proudly told that lots of celebrities of this part of the world had visited the place and tested food. All of their photos are proudly framed on the wall. I decided to try at least one authentic Nayana dish which was Nayona Nasi Lemak, the basic one without any meat. After serving I realized there is a unique color on the top of the rice. Learned that it comes from flower of Clitoria ternatea, commonly known as Asian pigeonwings, bluebellvine, blue pea, butterfly pea, cordofan pea and Darwin pea, and is a plant species belonging to the family Fabaceae. The flower is known to me and I’ve recently seen chef’s using the color from the flower by distilling process and mixing it to doughs for making various dumpling type foods.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 25 May 2019 via mobile

Run by a peranakan family with authentic nyonya food. Liked the interior decoration. Awesome food and awesome tea.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Was recommended by my sister, it was worth the dining at an old charm nyonya deco & authentic peranakan dishes. We tried a few dishes & their laksa is fiery hot at the first sip! For hot spicy food lover try this & you'd understand...when I say...smoke coming out from my nostrils & ears! Parking your vehicle could be a test to your patience, resourcefulness & quick witted.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

My sister who hailed from Peranakan hereditary brought us to this hidden eatery at the main road. Ordered Ayam Pongteh, Prawn Lemak, Fried Cencaluk Egg, Lady's Finger with Sambal and Fried Fish Cake. The menus are quite expensive compared to other Nyonya restaurant I've eaten....My sister commented the Pongteh doesn't taste the original Pongteh as few main ingredients were missing. The restaurant also quite warm and stuffy during hot sunMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I don’t usually write poor review but this is an exception. This is a poorly managed shop with very bad services. Food is so so. If you have choice don’t come here. The lady boss is more interested in collecting money than ensuring their queue...customers are managed properly. The entrance looks like a fish market.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and ambience,had a great lunch here for the first time specially Assam fish was awesome.price are too expensive but it’s satisfied.will be back soon.

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This hidden gem is right between Ramada plaza & The Pines hotel. I had beef rendang, otak, Nyonya laska and chendol. The place is rustic and gives you nostalgic vibes which I enjoy. Their Otak and beef rendang is a must try and the owner...uncle is friendly.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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17 November 2016|
Response from susangmg | Reviewed this property |
not sure guess is 30 yrs ago...coz the boss looks quite senior
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ta Chi Nonya House

Yes, Ta Chi Nonya House offers takeaway services.

Ta Chi Nonya House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5