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Master Crab

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Choa Chu Kang, Singapore 270019, Singapore
63141868
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Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent prawn toast, great salted egg crab, good satays

I had been told about the salted egg crab at the Ghim Moh branch for a few years now so this trip to Singapore I had to try them. I thought that the quality of the crabs was the best I've had in Singapore. Perfectly cooked and incredibly fresh/flavourful. The sauce was very pleasant... a tad... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
lujoya
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Manila
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had been told about the salted egg crab at the Ghim Moh branch for a few years now so this trip to Singapore I had to try them. I thought that the quality of the crabs was the best I've had in Singapore. Perfectly cooked and incredibly fresh/flavourful. The sauce was very pleasant... a tad sweet but with lots... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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90 restaurant reviews
351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

In Ghim Moh market ...Simple and basic .. Chilli crab was not the best I have tasted but I did enjoy the salted egg crab . I have no complaints about the way it was cooked or the taste Veg nice and fresh Some complain it is expensive for the area ( S$40 per crab ) ...but if you live... More 

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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We brought some relatives over to eat some authentic local food. It was nice and fresh from the vegetables to crab. The only drawback was the price which we found very expensive for local food even given that we ate one crab.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Big crabby available in this restaurant. I love the chilli crab and the salted egg crab. Nearest station will be Buana Vista, approximately 5 mins walking distance from the MRT station.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Most dishes tastes quite good except the crabs, which are rather normal, in fact, slightly below average to me. Don't know why they are called "Master Crabs"

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

1st time been to the Master Crab @ Ghim Moh branch. Enjoy eating the salted egg crabs and drunken prawns but their chilli crab is a disappointment.

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Bought crabs twice from this stall at Punggol branch blk 108, found out my crabs have been swapped to a smaller crab despite the explanation from cashier that the chef might has accidently swap to another crab but definitely the same size. 1st time i bought a male crab about 1kg but found out it has been changed to a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Been here several times in the past and was satisfied. Was with family here for dinner to celebrate labour day. However this time had a crab that was full of urine/ammonia taste. Commented to the staff on it and they just brushed it off with what seemed to be a polished response that probably the chef chopped the urine duct.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We've been craving for salted egg crabs so we visited this place bec of good reviews and it's near our home. It was good but a bit pricey for a hawker place. We asked for extra sauce of the salted egg but they say there's an extra charge of $3. Everything has extra charges nowadays there. Their home made tofu... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I had tried salted egg crab in singapore, but I think here is the best as price and taste. Even though, this restaurant is considered as hawker food court, but it is really crowded. Black pepper crab is also nice. Must try both!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Choa Chu Kang, Singapore 270019, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: 63141868

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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