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Dai Shu Geok (Big Tree Foot)

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Off Jalan Pasir Pinji, Jalan King, Ipoh 87286, Malaysia
012-5245408
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Still the best chinese hashbrown!

Came back here to aid my cravings for their infamous hashbrown Yong Tau Foo! Still one of the cheapest priced YTF arnd Ipoh, with quality assured food. You can't demand much on the cleanliness (it is considered street food and under a tree after all) but this place is a must when heading to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 2, 2015
Amelia J
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Came back here to aid my cravings for their infamous hashbrown Yong Tau Foo! Still one of the cheapest priced YTF arnd Ipoh, with quality assured food. You can't demand much on the cleanliness (it is considered street food and under a tree after all) but this place is a must when heading to Ipoh. Tried the Assam Laksa for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The queue was long, it was like in war- every customer tried to grab as many yong tau fu as possible, in spilt seconds half of the yong tau were gone. Crowded and hot with limited space to sit. The yong tau fu were oily but taste good. Red bean smoothies taste great too. Each Yong tau fu cost RM0.80... More 

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Singapore
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24 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I am not a fan of Yong Tou Fu - what is so nice about some fish cakes and greens in a bowl of saltish soup? If not for the persistent coaxing from a friend (a frequent Ipoh visitor), I would not have ventured to Dai Shu Geok. Surprisingly the food here far exceeded my expectations. The soup base was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Famous for its signature and very good ''yong tou foo''( vegetable, tofu and various items stuffed with fish paste) the stall sits in the shade of an old rain tree which covers not an insignificant amount of space. Other fare on sale include poh poah ( fresh spring rolls which are not fried), char kway teow -friend noodles, congee, mixed... More 

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Klang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

First time ordering mixed smoothies (red bean+green bean) and it tastes great! The stalls selling yong tao foo was crowded with people every time but they serves well within 10-15 minutes. A must try for their curry noodles as well. The things need to be concerned are the limited places to sit and atmosphere during peak hours.

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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The place was very crowded and it is very difficult to find parking lot. Anyway the food is nice. Definitely will come back again.

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Singapore
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96 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I did not purposely find this place for food but just pass by and found it when i got my biscuit and pastries. This is like a food area, there are many stalls inside. I had quite a few of items. Yong tou Fu - Laksa Lai Feng + Yong Tou Fu, quite a special experience, it tasted quite good.... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This place is famous for their yong tau foo~ The price is around 50~70 cent per piece, but the size is quite big compared to other stalls around the town. Quite crowded during lunch hours. Definitely a great place to eat locally!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Big tree's Food generally was good, but you have to que since there were so many people around. Had difficulty in parking, but it was worth it. Cheap price and affordable also. I will come again next time.

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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

It's not the best ambience, literally zero service. Cleanliness and hygiene levels are best left unscrutinized. But it's just simple, honest good food. Everything is fresh as the turnover is really quick.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Off Jalan Pasir Pinji, Jalan King, Ipoh 87286, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Perak  >  Kinta District  >  Ipoh
  • Phone Number: 012-5245408

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Malaysian

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