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16, Jalan Dato Abdullah Tahir, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

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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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
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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
5 helpful votes 5 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
18 helpful votes 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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
109 helpful votes 109 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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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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