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16, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
6073330014
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
My friend from Thai says the food here "very Thai"

Good food. Nice ambience Good place for friend gathering. However, car park is too limited, especially weekend, well, restaurant always full. The restaurant operator is considerate enough to have a worker to lead us where to park And because too many customers, the service tend to be very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2015
Waikay3
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Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Excellent authentic thai place. You can sit in the cabana on the floor or on tables. Service is ok but what makes this place special is the food. It is excellent and very thai, i like especially the sun dried beef or the basil, chilli beaf but also seafood is just very good.

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Thank AI1980
Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Good food. Nice ambience Good place for friend gathering. However, car park is too limited, especially weekend, well, restaurant always full. The restaurant operator is considerate enough to have a worker to lead us where to park And because too many customers, the service tend to be very slow. I am not impressed with their waiter attitude, always ask to... More 

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Thank Waikay3
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I love thai food very much, Carabao is the only restaurant can satisfied my tongue after I came back and fall in love with the food in Bangkok. the environment inside the restaurant is very unique and its different then the other thai restaurant that you can find in JB. the owner Mr Andi is very nice to tell us... More 

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Thank just4mike87
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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397 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

It is a very popular place since 10 years ago & it serves halal Thai cuisine. The quality of food & staff service had deteriorated. Nothing much to commend about except they also have Buffett dinner now

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Thank Yap W
Malaysia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is not the first time we visit Carabao, and we were satisfied with their service and food as always previously. Hence, today we went again to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday and this is what had happened... We ordered 3 coconut drinks and the coconut flesh are as hard as stone and I could barely scoop any of the flesh... More 

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1 Thank Debbiegoh1984
Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Last time this restaurant used to be very good. Now, both the qualities of service and food are really sub par to their price! Their food was exorbitant because prices inside menu exclude GST and service charge, mean you need to pay extra 16%. Unfortunately, the quality of service was really really poor. My friend wanna asked for water, but... More 

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3 Thank Seng88
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This used to be, one of my fav spot. The ambiance and environment very subtle and warm. But, recent days service is poor and food taste is no longer the best I used to eat. My fav "Pandan Chicken" have shrank in size so much. :,( Definitely need to improve. Would advise to book , if you planning to go... More 

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Thank Jeyyanthi
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Love the environment as well as the food. A must visit for me each time i travel to JB. Some of the food is so spicy (but still good). Parking is a bit a problem especially if u come at the peak dine hour.

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Thank BeebSiti
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Besides the constant poor service, they didn't serve us fresh butter prawns. We had been regulars for 4 years solely for the food and it happened to us that one time. Spent a huge lump sum of medical fee rm380 after our meal there as my wife is due for work and we didn't expect this to happen.

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Thank jgan2015
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We did a farewell dinner for one of our senior staff, booked 1 week in advance. It rained on the night and so we were 15mins late on arrival. They gave away our reservation without prior contacting us. Then they began shoving chairs and tables to put us in a group and literally threw the menus onto our tables. Food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru
  • Phone Number: 6073330014

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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