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Tian Lai Seafood

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158 Jalan Ulu Choh, Gelang Patah 81550, Malaysia
+60 7-510 1521
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tian Lai Seafood in Gelang Patah does the Seafood nice and tasty. Service is not good as it's more like a coffee shop restaurant as expected

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Thank Philip T
Singapore, Singapore
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Saw some reviews and decided to try it. We were not disappointed. The taste was good. We liked the ginger frogs leg, dried chilli lala, kangkong Blachan the other dishes (special chicken and omelet) didnt really do it for us.

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Thank Carl P
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

My family has been patronizing this restaurant for more than 10 years and sad to say food and service quality of this place has gone from bad to worst in last 1 - 2 years. I am sure there are better restaurants worth spending our money.

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Thank Goh L
Selangor
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very local setup with good fresh seafood to offer. Limited parking but there is an empty shoplot across the street which we can park. The fresh seafood is a must try -fish, any shellfish that is available. We had the sotong fried with salted egg yolk - that is good. Steam fish is nicely done too. Will be easier... More 

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Thank See Wai L
Singapore
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit this restaurant after reading lots of review in blogs but I must say that the food is average and service is kind of weak. We asked for recommendation of signature dishes but none were really outstanding. The clay pot sea cucumber was very bland and the golden toufu was nothing to brag about. The only 2... More 

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Thank Spidy25
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Food here was quite tasty and fresh .Not overly expensive either. Parking is limited as the venue of this restaurant is along a fairly busy raod.

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Thank klmal61
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a place that we will drive 15-20mins from Medini (Legoland area) for lunch. Can sit outdoor (smoking) or in the air-conditioned section for more comfort. The tanks will have all the fresh catch of the day and apart from the seafood, the curry rib is tender and flavorful. Friendly boss, casual setting, good value, yummy eats.

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Thank MCheng
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A typical Malaysian roadside restaurant with plastic chairs and tables, tanks of live fish and the jet-engine roar of the gas stove. It's busy, which means it's popular and the food is as freshly prepared as you can wish. We had threadfish steamed with soy and served with dried sweet carrot, which was very good indeed; an awesomely rich, spicy... More 

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Thank PTB46
Singapore, Singapore
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had dinner at Tian Lai Seafood during a visit to Johor Bahru for some retail therapy. This was my second visit to the restaurant because we found the quality of the food was very good and value for money. Since it was a Saturday night, it was packed as expected. The place had an old town traditional ambience and was... More 

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Reasonably good seafood restaurant in Gelang Patah and usually packed on weekends. Their curry pork-ribs are pretty tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Jalan Ulu Choh, Gelang Patah 81550, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Gelang Patah
  • Phone Number: +60 7-510 1521

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