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Famosa Chicken Rice Ball Restaurant

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Lunch, After-hours
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went here for lunch whilst in Melaka for CNY as we had heard that this was the "original" Melaka chicken rice ball restaurant. Although we loved the "old style" ambience of the restaurant with its antique Chinese furnishings and walls covered with seriously old photos...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried the famous chicken and rice ball dish here and it was so-so - for us, what we enjoyed the most were the fabulous interiors of this restaurant - possibly the most beautiful restaurant interiors in Melaka. We also had no issues with the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank neilhassall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waiter was plain rude to us and food was just adequate. Way too expensive for this rubbish. Wish they closed down cause they are really terrible.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kennotzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has attractive shop front and interior decoration. They advertise by placing the image of famous food taster from Hong Kong. We ordered the whole piece steamed chicken but the taste was average. The barbeque pork was poor and the fried vegetable was very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dominico789
Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

Waitress is impatient and bossy. Food is overrated. Found parts of small cockroaches in the chicken rice balls. Waiter acted like it's nothing happened.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank brendaaaa18
Reviewed 10 January 2019

small portion with higher price specially for veggie , chicken were okey but nothing special that willing to try again. they should improve food quality and door stuff's manner.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Simone2346
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

It’s hard feeding our picky eater away from home so we were happy to have found this place. He gobbled nearly a whole 1/4 steamed chicken. Had to rinse the soy sauce off with a bit of water but he it, which meant the meat...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank uninspiredbea
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The place was not crowded which suited me but unfortunately the service is very slow - prices somewhat costlier than their competitors and there is a minimum order- something like a quarter chicken - you could not specify just a drum stick unlike other places...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wong450
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Went to this restaurant just opposite H&M at the Jonker Street. The waitress service was bad and impatience. The meat served was too raw that the taste of blood still mingled inside the mouth after the meal. Not sure about the promotion by Chua Lam,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank zuiying68
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

The ice blended gula Melaka coffee is the best reason to eat here. Otherwise, food is just okay. Service is good and attentive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Flyn1170
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It’s non halal
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