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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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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
sweet and sour crab is worth to try and wait

The sweet and sour crab is worth to try and wait.. the taste is more to heavily shirmp paste with sweet and sour sauce. Chicken wing smell nice with little bit of marinate curry powder spice but not spicy which is also great but not mind blowing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Kuala lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

it is not the cleanest or fanciest place, however Crab is EXCELLENT! with best chicken wings, chicken satay and Fried rice! Chili Crab is must try! Go early to get a table, unless you dont mind waiting.

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singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The sweet and sour crab is worth to try and wait.. the taste is more to heavily shirmp paste with sweet and sour sauce. Chicken wing smell nice with little bit of marinate curry powder spice but not spicy which is also great but not mind blowing.

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Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Love their signature Spicy Sour Crab which you must try when you visit to Malaysia, they have less choices of food menu, Spicy Sour Crab, Steam Crab, Fried Prawn, Steam Fish, Century eggs, fried rice, Fried chicken wing and Satay. My standard menu everytime I visit together with my hubby is signature Spicy Sour Crab, 1 person portion fried rice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

when i arrive there, there two aunty greet us with a smile. we wait for two minutes for table. and when we sit we order 2 kati of chilli crab , chinese fried rice and 6 chicken wings all that for 3 people. the food arrive so quick and the staff is so friendly jadi serba salah nak makan je... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

located within the vicinity of Petaling Jaya which is approximately 35 kms from KL city centre. Opens daily except on Mondays. By dinner peak hours you may have to wait to get a table. Services was good and manages allocated tables well. The main dish of chilli crab is must and to be accompanied by fried rice and prawns. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We waited in a queue for around half an hour but it was worth it. Make sure you order the shrimp (both steamed and garlic) and the crab was ridiculously tasty as well as the rice, and I recommend the sugar cane juice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Get here early for your crabs that you may spend a while and enjoy every scrumptious succulent molasses. It's famous chilli crab is slightly different than others. The sauce is richer, smoother and little tangy. Perfect accompaniment to the succulent flesh of the crabs, and nice contrast with the toasts. Also famous its yummy fried rice and the chicken wings!... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We are here on weekday before 7pm. It is already very crowded. By the time we finished around 9pm, there are huge crowd still waiting to be seated. It is a halal restaurant. Either you drive here or take a cab. There is no public transport available. We ordered crab for 2 pax, crab with spicy and sour sauce, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Fatty Crab is one of my must-visit restaurants whenever I am in Malaysia, now that I have told you, I bet the queue will get even longer, so go early. My sister and I are crazy about Fatty Crab, so we are there before others, at 5.30pm. This restaurant does not boast of variety, but speciality. The crabs come in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

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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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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