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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore (Downtown Core)
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Ranked #55 of 7,129 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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532 reviews from our community

85% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

After you have taken in the sights of Chinatown drop in for lunch at the Maxwell Food Centre. It is all good, busy with locals, and mighty good value. When you are looking for a change from the Hainanese Chicken Rice, try stall #72 the no (English) name venue for $3/4 wonton noodle (dry noodles, wonton, kai lan, sliced BBQ... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

We wanted to experience the "hawker centre" culture in Singapore and weren't disappointed. The food is gloriously cheap and oh so tasty! We tried the hainanese chicken rice from Tian Tian. The drumstick is the nicest part of the chicken. It's worth shelling out an extra dollar to get the drumstick. We also tried the signature chicken curry noodles from... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We thought we should try "hawker food".... having heard so much about it. It's true. .. It's cheap. It's generous portions. It's sometimes fresh. However. ... you should know the cons as well. ... It's hot It's crowded. It's long lines. It's disjointed timing. It's not the cleanest. No napkins. Try it at least once. Like me. ..that might be... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

I had the classic Chicken rice at the Haivaneese stand, and it was simple and delicious :) and cost only 5 sgd :) a little crowded, but people generally share the tables, so don't be afraid to ask for a seat.

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Jurong, Singapore
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Good food such as Tian Tian Hainanese chicken rice and fried banana fritters. But seating will be packed during peak hr.

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Melbourne, Australia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

So many different stalls to eat from, so cheap and an excellent atmosphere. Really clean too. A great place to try chicken rice.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Favourite stalls: - Lim Kee (Orchard) Banana Fritters (for the banana fritters) - Maxwell Fuzhou Oyster Cake (OUT. OF. THIS. WORLD.) - China Town Popiah (under Rojak - Popiah & Cockle) (even took some of these to the airport with us) - Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice (you'll recognise this by it's massive queue) Can't remember where I got my... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Foods are just fine. Priced fairly and there are lots of cuisine to choose from. I find tanjong pagar plaza is better.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We went here for breakfast and lunch a few times and sat amongst the local families... Great selection from a huge range of stalls. If your not sure just get in line at one of the busiest stalls and you know it will be fresh and taste great. Cheapest beer prices inSingapore at the drinks stalls. Do not visit Singapore... More

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Canberra, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

This place was recommended to us after doing a cooking class in Singapore. We had the chicken rice from Tian Tian Hainanese and also the black and white carrot cake from a stall located in the other isle. Whilst many rave about the chicken rice, my husband and I really loved the carrot cake (not cake in the form of... More

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