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16, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 3
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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
always a pleasure

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
BeebSiti
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 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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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 13, 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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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Very nice and original taste, just like in Samila beach in Songkla. The sticky rice with mango ws very well prepared too. Otherwise the place is well decorated and nice to chill there for an hour or two. Carpark was very denied but manage to park. Can be further recommended to friends.

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Loreto, Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The staff was engaging which made the wait dare I say fun. At the top the observation deck was very special.

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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Carabao has a great atmosphere and and is with walking distance on many hotels in JB. The food was average and reasonably priced.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

From the minute you step off the street into this busy, airy space you feel you are somewhere 'out of this world'. Caraboa has an intriguing array of decor, rickety floors, solid wooden tables and chairs and a range of dining options. You can sit around a table for four or more, or be seated on the floor cushions at... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Last time i went there having a Dinner with our friends. This restaurant served us the Thai Cuisine is quite nice and the rate is reasonable. Talk about the service is good, the environment is very relax and very Thai Style. This is a good place to having a good Thai Meals with friends.

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

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  • Cuisine: Thai

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