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Song Fa Bak Kut Teh

11 New Bridge Road #01-01, Singapore 059383, Singapore (Singapore River)
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Ranked #182 of 7,213 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $10
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Singapore River
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Singapore River
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Thai first
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Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

we heard about this food long time ago and now I had a chance to try it, It was so good!, the staffs were so helpful and very kind, I love this place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My wife and I stumbled across this restaurant on our first night in Singapore. We were tired and hungry and just needed something to eat - and quickly. The staff were friendly with OK english skills. We chose the new dish on the menu; one serve of braised pork belly. To accompany that we ordered one serve of steamed greens... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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63 reviews 63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Best bakkutteh I've had! We had breakfast here. Soup is peppery and refreshing. Note that its closed on Mondays.

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Mission Viejo, California
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152 reviews 152 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Located near the Park Hotel, an inexpensive dinner of about S$12. The broth was a bit spicy, very flavorful and the aroma of pork. I only had the small portions of sliced fish soup, chinese broccoli and biegnets. Funny thing was the wet towel and tea were charged for.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Went with my boyfriend during my trip to Singapore. I love bak kut teh, especially peppery flavored ones, but I have to admit, I was disappointed by this place. I went around 9:30PM, a little before their closing time but there still was a long line of people waiting to be seated. I was hungry so I decided to go... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

For those of you non-chinese descends, Bak Kut Teh is basically pork soup. Ingredients include garlic and pepper (and some other secret spices, I suppose). In Song Fa, there are several options to choose from, but the most popular ones are the premium loin ribs or pork ribs. For side dishes, there are several choices also, like dough fritter (we... More

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Seremban, Malaysia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went around 5.30 to 6pm and need not line up. After eating, we saw a long queue. So go early! Saving bucks? Decline the wet tissues provided. It's chargeable. Ask the waiter to recommend what to order and they will know how much to order based on your number of pax. Pay upon all food served at the table. Soup... More

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Shanghai, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The local restaurent is just on the main road, 10 mins walking from MRT station NE5. It was crowded with lots of students around 6pm (close to some primary school). Price is reasonable with good quality for Singaporean foods - ~$30 for 3 dishes (2 meats & 1 vagetable).

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I've tasted before a Bah Kut tea during my visit to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at first i would expect the same thing as what is on my mind about Bah Kut tea it is. But Song Fa, is a very different Bah kut Tea style, it really blow out my thought about the same Bah Kut Tea, the soup is... More

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

First time when We were in Singapore, we already love songfa very much. Rib meat is slide off easily from the bone and very tender. Soup is bit peppery, but its ok overall. If possible, songfa might reduce the pepper. Really recommended BKT in SG.👌

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