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16, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Loreto, Mexico
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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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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16 reviews 16 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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Johor Bahru
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Great ambience with delicious food. Alil pricey but worth it. Service is alil slow maybe because of the crowd. Free valet parking, but limited.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We were invited by our friends to have dinner at this restaurant. Very nice food and good ambience. The services are proffesional and we do not have too long to wait for our dinner. Excelent.

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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216 reviews 216 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

Visited this joint a few times. It is located amidst tall buildings within the JB town. No air-cond but with shelter. Just plain Thai cuisine and it is halal. Pricing is okay & they accept credit cards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I been a regular patron few years. Went back after last Friday as I'm recommends it to my friends. The standard of the food remain good but too bad no more western food. Keep up the good standard! Will come again soon.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our good friends recommended this restaurant and they were not wrong... the food was beautiful and the restaurant had a real ambience about it. They have tables and chairs or you can chose to sit on cushions on the floor around a table... we opted to sit on the floor on cushions which made it really fun. I walked past... More 

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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129 reviews 129 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
299 helpful votes 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Varied menu, covering most Thai dishes, the Pineapple Rice is a must. Staff are always very friendly and service is usually good, but can be a bit slow at busy times. Putting that aside, great place for groups.

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Restaurant Details

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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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