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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore (Downtown Core)
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Ranked #51 of 7,227 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown Core
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW via mobile

Maxwell market is well known to locals for its cheap & good food. And so they say, go where the locals go to have a real taste! The tian tian chicken rice stall has made a name for itself that you can expect a long queue packed with locals & tourists on every single day it is open. The chicken... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

One of my favourite hawker centres in Singapore. The standout for this hawker centre besides its food is its cleanliness compared to other famous ones eg Hong Lim Food Centre, Old Airport, etc. Love: 1. Zhen Zhen Porridge (if you don't mind the long queue which does not move too slowly). I love that they are so generous with their... More

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Good venue for hawker food with plenty of choice from all time favourite chicken rice to char kway tiow and the simple but original Ngo Hiong Kuan Qiang. The ngo hiong stall does not come with too many variety of items to choose from like many other stalls out there. This could be their unique selling point to go simple... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

There are many stall owners who run the business for decades. Only 20% new comers are foreigners to add variety to the otherwise very authentic Singapore lo an cuisines. Some recommendations such as the Chinese soups, fish slice bee hoon, fried fritters (round ones), tapioca cakes and the huge porridge stall at a corner. However the place is not air... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

I love to bring my friends or visitors to this lovely market with amazing choice of local food. best chicken rice as all know, deep fried sweet potato, fresh fruits and juices

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Singapore, Singapore
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

If you live in Singapore long enough, you will know that food is quite a major part of people's lives. And where there's a long queue, the food is bound to be good (well, accurate most of the time). Try the famous sliced fish soup and congee in the middle aisles, Tian Tian chicken rice, ah balling (sesame/peanut filling glutinuous... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

With maybe a 100 stalls to choose from this is "street food" at its best. It is chaotic, noisy, but spotlessly clean. It won't be everybody's cup of tea and it is totally self-service but the choice is bewildering! Situated on the edge of "china-town" it is frequented by tourists and locals alike and well worth a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This is the only reason I give it 4 stars. The food is utterly ridiculously good! But please don't come here expecting good service, or to have it be spotless clean. You pay nearly nothing for the most delicious food ever made, and it adds to the experience with the rest.

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Barooga, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Being Bourdain watchers we went to Maxwell Road to have the chicken he raved about. There were queues but I have no idea why, it was pretty ordinary. So I am really rating the centre on the Bourdain chicken but there was the added fact that I couldn't find a cold beer in any of the eateries.

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Singapore, Singapore
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401 restaurant reviews
332 helpful votes 332 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

Some people will come here just for the tian tian chicken rice, and if you do, avoid the peak hours of 1130am-2pm and 6-8pm. And of course, after 8pm they are likely sold out. There's another chicken rice stall next to the tian tian which is just as good, as it is opened by an ex employee with the same... More

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