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Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Sunday
Closed
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Best Chicken Chop in JB

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  • 5
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fast service and Hainanese chicken chop

We went to the new IT Roo Bistro located at Sutera Utama area. It was a Sunday 245pm, ordered 2 chicken chop and served in 10minutes. Fast and authentic Hainanese chicken chop. We enjoyed the clean and less crowded lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We went to the new IT Roo Bistro located at Sutera Utama area. It was a Sunday 245pm, ordered 2 chicken chop and served in 10minutes. Fast and authentic Hainanese chicken chop. We enjoyed the clean and less crowded lunch.

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melbourne
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We visited from Melbourne and had a craving for the traditional Malaysian chicken chop that we used to know so googled "the best chicken chop in JB" and found this place. It was definitely not authentic, tasted very average and pricey! Won't be retuning for sure!

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went there with friends as we heard Jalan Dhoby have some nice cafes, so we thought of trying it all. We went in on a weekday evening and the restaurant is full, so we ordered two plates of chicken chop with eggs. Both grilled, one with mushroom sauce, another with black pepper. The potatoes are cut whole, so some of... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Unethical practice. They placed a tiny plate of peanuts on the table and charged RM2.00. We assumed that it would be complementary since it was there before we sat down. They should have informed us or put a price tag there. Besides, the potatoes were all uncooked for all 6 members of our table. Their service was also very rude.... More 

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Pasadena, California
Top Contributor
243 reviews 243 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

11.23.2014 Dinner for 4 adults+1 child. Scarce parking spots nearby forced us to park 2 blocks away in a dinghy alley. The long wait for tables was off-putting. We were delighted to be seated outdoors thinking it would be nice and airy. But got rained on. We moved indoors and waited some more for service. The servers were overworked and... More 

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

there a lot of choice of chicken chop in JB which can taste more better sauce than IT Root also more cheaper.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Had their famous Chicken chop with black pepper sauce it was nice. Tried both fried and grilled, i like the grilled one better. Love their beef steak too.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The chicken is not good, over fried, too dark and crowd of people. Taste bad and the price for the food is not worthy. The grilled chicken chop with black pepper sauce is bad too.

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Johor Bahru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Fast and friendly service. Delicious food and worth the money. But difficult to find parking and limited seats.

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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Flooded with afternoon lunch crowd. Office crowd flocking in but lucky we got a seat for 4 and service was prompt and food was decent. Not exceptional but good. Will not queue for this but given an empty seat i will.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jalan Dhoby, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Best Chicken Chop in JB
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am

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