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Ong Kee Restaurant

Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Ipoh 30300, Malaysia
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Ranked #73 of 232 Restaurants in Ipoh
Cuisines: Chinese
Description: Recommended in Ipoh Food Paradise leaflet by Tourist Department.Famous for Nasi Ayam Taugeh (Ipoh Cicken rice and bean sprouts)
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Description: Recommended in Ipoh Food Paradise leaflet by Tourist Department.Famous for Nasi Ayam Taugeh (Ipoh Cicken rice and bean sprouts)
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Singapore
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154 reviews 154 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Not a fan of chicken rice, so most tasted average for me. The version here, chicken is soft and tender, bean sprout is not the usual fat fat version but still crunchy. hor fun is nice, not sure about the rice but my mum said my hometown one taste better. Overall, it is fine except very salty to us. I... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Had much lunch here. I was served about a quarter steam chicken with rice noodles and tauge..... a set of these three item cost me only RM 9.00 only. The portion was really generous and taste was good. The surrounding was a bit dirty and crowded during weekends.

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Ipoh
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

There isn't any other way to say it, this place and Lou Wong are both rip offs for tourists. The food is terrible, the price is terrible and during holidays the wait is terrible. I'm sorry tourists, but I can't suggest you go to other places, because we locals need to keep the good stuff to ourselves. I only came... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

there are 3 or more restaurants selling the same food in one road. i am not surprised of you ended up getting confused as which one is the best to go for "nga choi kai" or chicken with beansprouts. we picked the one with air-conditioned sitting which is just next to Lou Wong's. i could not differentiate the "nga choi... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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143 reviews 143 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Service is very poor. Need to complain hard before getting fast service. Bean sprouts is excellent, crunchy and tasty with the soy sauce. Chicken is average. Overall, it's overpriced!

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Situated diagonally across from the famous chicken rice shop Lou Wong, Ong Kee in comparison maintains much of the olden days atmosphere. We ordered chicken, bean sprouts, gizzards and liver for 4 pax. It costs us RM47 inclusive of rice/koay teow and drinks. Not being a bean sprout lover, I dreaded to try it. I was surprised when I tasted... More

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Taichung, Taiwan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We ate here a year ago and were pretty impressed with the chicken and sprouts. I'm sure the service was probably equally poor but the food made it possible to overlook. This year was different. Tough, chewy, unappetizing chicken but it was the lousy, surly service that got our attention this year. Across the way, Low Wong was packed. Ong... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Nothing to shout about for the other dishes, i think chicken rice is still better in Singapore. The chicken here is lean and tough, however, the bean sprouts and hor fun are more tasty. i suggest you skip the evening hours 7pm to 9pm, as it's overly crowded and the wait can be verrry long, it will be a rush... More

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Kuala lumpur
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

Overpriced mediocre chicken rice. Charged us 50bucks for 5 persons. Absolutely dirty environment and very unfriendly servers.

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Johor Bharu
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Sometime since I went to Ipoh & we took the opportunity to have the famous chicken bean sprout meal. We opted for Onn Kee Restaurant instead of Lou Wong this time round. The normal order was a plate of bean sprout & a plate chicken which goes together with chicken flavored rice or flat white noodles (kuay tieu). We opted... More

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