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No. 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
+6082234068
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Ranked #10 of 346 Restaurants in Kuching
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: 'Dyak' is pronounced 'da-yak'; the old English spelling used by the Brookes to classify generically the various tribes of Borneo. At the.Dyak we serve Dayak cuisine prepared with culinary technique and served on Dayak kitchenware. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. Air-conditioned with free WiFi. Smokers enjoy al-fresco dining. Open from 12 noon till last order at 9.30 pm every day including public holidays. Close on Sundays. Our table is not kosher as we serve pork.
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Native food and spices when it's best. You will not get more tasty food anywhere in Kuching, my favourite is the curry pork, it's awesome as the rest of the food. Been here so many times and never been disappointed.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you would like to have a taste of local ethnic cuisine, just step into this restaurant. All dishes recommended and you will not be disappointed.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This place serves some very simple and tasty Dayak dishes. Natives jungle produces cooked deliciously and served with local black rice. Healthy.

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China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I remember seeing this on Trip Advisor, and walked by it. I thought it was just a coffee shop so I told my wife we should get a coffee before dinner... but forgot it was an actual restaurant. oh well, we ordered two iced coffees and chatted up Mary, whose son owns the place. We had a great time chatting... More

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Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Durian with anchovies. Tuak Ice Cream. These 2 dishes blew my mind. The mix of flavours is very unique and very delicious. This restaurant is best for those with adventurous taste bud. The vegetable dishes are good as well. the portions are not too big (good for sharing between 2) but definitely satisfies in terms of taste!

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A restaurant specializing in native Sarawakian cuisine, the décor was tastefully done and there were exhibits of family antiques and ascendants together with a description of each item displayed. The menu was varied and authentic - the delicate taste of ingredients used were skillfully brought to the fore by the different ways of cooking, making the dining experience an absolute... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Food is average, but environment is nice and suitable for catching up with old friends, long chats. Suitable for tourists to try local food, too

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Sarawak
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I always bring visitors to Sarawak to this restaurant & it delivers every time. I always order a lot of the vegetable dishes because you can really taste the freshness in the crunchy texture & light herbal seasoning of these dishes. Very refreshing. Easily the best meal in Kuching for all of my guests! p/s: Dishes are pricey (cheapest being... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

If you want something else than the usual food court dishes, choose the Dyak restaurant with indigenous food based on traditional recipes. And not very expensive, because we found most dishes to be suitable for two. The Dyak is located outside the center, so you may want to take a taxi. But the food and friendly service are certainly worth... More

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were really excited to eat here after all the reviews on TripAdvisor and Lonely Planet. We choose 2 vegetarian and 1 pork dish, dessert and tried the rice wine aperitif and house wine. The pork was fantastic (chef recommendation) but the vego meals were less than expected. They lacked great flavour and became tiresome quite quickly. Considering the price... More

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Address: No. 29, Ground Floor, Panovel Commercial Complex | Jalan Simpang Tiga, Kuching 93300, Malaysia
Phone Number: +6082234068
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Eclectic

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