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Fatty Crab Restaurant

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Chinese, Seafood, Chicken Wings
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No 2, Jln SS 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya (PJ Is the City, Not KL, WP), Kuala Lumpur 47301, Malaysia
03-7804-5758
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Place For Crabs and Fried Chicken Wings

This is one of the few restaurants that I would patronized for crab dishes. The last time that I visited this eatery was DEC14. I love the chilly crab (their signature dish) and soak the mantou into the crab gravy. Delicious! The fried chicken wings in the restaurant is one of the better ones I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Local cuisine
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is one of the few restaurants that I would patronized for crab dishes. The last time that I visited this eatery was DEC14. I love the chilly crab (their signature dish) and soak the mantou into the crab gravy. Delicious! The fried chicken wings in the restaurant is one of the better ones I have tried in KL/PJ. Recommend... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Love the famous chili crab here! It was utterly divine, especially when you soak the toasted bread in the chili crab gravy. Crispy on the outside and soft inside with the tangy gravy gently tickling your taste buds. Absolutely addictive!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The experience started with a 65 minute wait for a table. After we sat down, it took another 35 minutes before our meal came and this was after orders had been taken whilst were in the queue! But, more importantly, did the anticipation match the culinary experience? Unfortunately, answer's no. South Pacific (before it closed its doors) was infinitely better... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I am feeling a little crabby today My dinner After playing in Genting, we went to KL again and found this cuttie resto. it placed at Seputeh Garden in KL.the outlet was just ordinary ruko and not to big. when we googled it we found this resto got famous. we definately sure this one has great taste. this outlet got... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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25 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Must be the best place in town to get your fix on crab. The price is so reasonable, by far the best place to get crab in PJ. We had ours in the infamous chilli sauce, which can be mopped up with toasted bread. We also had chicken wings which was just yummy and the chinese fried rice. My 6... More 

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Plymouth, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Menu comprises: satay, crabs, chicken wings, steamed fish and garlic prawns and we ate them all! Everything was delicious and service was prompt. No chance of any veg and if you can't see it on the big board then it isn't on the menu! Much hammering (of crab claws) and laughter, the place is packed with people enjoying a good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

There have few branches, I visited the one at PJ ss2. The food is good. I really like it. We order the bbq chicken wing which is really good and the crab is delicious. Both are popular dishes.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Service and food is great. Worth waiting in the long queue with the crowd. This is a great place for crab lovers like me....table full of crabs cooked in different ways. So far the tastiest dish is Chilli Crab and it compliments well with toast bread. Reasonable price for fresh and meaty crabs. Choice of open dining at ground floor... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I have been eating at this restaurant for some time now (at least 5 years) and they still taste the same! Amazing! Their Chilli Crabs are so tasty but a little spicy for me sometimes.. and i found a solution. Try ordering their steam crabs and ask for a bowl of their highly secret chilli crab sauce. This way you... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I saw this restaurant get "Timeout KL Best Seafood" for continuously a few years and decided to give it a try. Verdict: I love the crab! There is only one style of crab, sour-spicy sauce crab. To some people this is con but I always love restaurants / food stalls that are specialize in one dish. I love the sour-spicy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: No 2, Jln SS 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya (PJ Is the City, Not KL, WP), Kuala Lumpur 47301, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: 03-7804-5758

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, Chicken Wings

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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