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Bistro Year 1673

Asian, Malaysian
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18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
606-2881673
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 45
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  • 72
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 26
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outdoor Dining with Live Music

Really fun outdoor bistro with live music at night. We ate here twice and enjoyed every bite. Great people watching, too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
sammer057
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Seattle
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Seattle
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Really fun outdoor bistro with live music at night. We ate here twice and enjoyed every bite. Great people watching, too.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Had family midweek evening dinner. Restaurant busy but not full. Good menu , varied Malay and Western options. Food good and reasonable price. Alcohol served. Service friendly but real problems with timing of orders arriving at table. For main course took over 20 minutes between first of our group of 8 to be served and the last, who happened to... More 

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Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Nice environment, good personality of water and waitress, humble and friendly. Drawback : 1) Drink are not served in proper glass. 2) Drinks (cocktail) are not up to mark, check the glass used 3) Owner didn't train the waiter/waitresses on how to served the drinks 4) There is only one beer glass for Franziskaner beer in the whole restaurant/cafe 5)... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Jonker Street is seriously lacking in places to get a stiff drink of anything alcholic so Bistro Year 1673 was a pleasant surprise. I ducked into this place to escape the human crush, hoping for a cold drink to take the edge off the humidty of the evening. What I found was a nice place with traditional decor, but serving... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were looking for somewhere with Malaysian food we felt we could trust on our first evening in Melaka and in Malaysia. Menu easy to understand and service good and friendly. Price very reasonable for good quality. Music was too loud for our liking, but not unpleasant. We ate in the courtyard at back- there are tables in the corridor... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We stopped here for a drink only as the place lacked atmosphere and was very smelly down the side which is where the tables with fans were located. The food looked plentiful though we decided not to eat due to the smell of the drains

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Love this place.. sitting in the open alley of the restaurant between two old buildings is a must. Food is ok though would prefer more authentic peranakan. The music and the lovely singer who sings to your request is a plus!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We went here for an after dinner drink, enjoyed a nice selection of wines at a price not too much higher than supermarket, good music in an off-main garden setting. Snacks were very good, well cooked and served quickly

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

After walking around at Jonkers Night Market we decided to eat here. good Food and a Great Place. A little on the expensive side compared to everything close by. My sister forgot her baby carrier at night and when we called up in the morning the security informed us that they have it with them. In the afternoon when we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Nice courtyard setting. Oh dear, this is my third bad review of a restaurant near Jonker St. I need a new location. It seems that restaurants around Jonker St no longer make an effort for the large number of passing tourists. More poor quality white wine by the glass. It was chilled so that was good, I suppose. A tropical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 606-2881673

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?