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Capitol Satay

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41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
06-2835508
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night

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  • 33
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  • 56
    Very good
  • 57
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  • 16
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
I will not go back...

Heard so much about it. So, we joined the queue & patiently awaited our turn. Conclusion: so-so quality, not worth waiting & nothing fantastic. I am absolutely sure I am not coming back to Capitol Satay. if you have elderly & young children, you should not risk their safety queuing on the edge of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
4U 2
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is my second time visit. Last round was 2 years again. Totally not nice already. Not worth to try again. Food so so only..too overrated.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Heard so much about it. So, we joined the queue & patiently awaited our turn. Conclusion: so-so quality, not worth waiting & nothing fantastic. I am absolutely sure I am not coming back to Capitol Satay. if you have elderly & young children, you should not risk their safety queuing on the edge of the road.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Either you come early or be prepared to queue for a long time. Satay sauce is on the bitter side and God knows how many times it was recycled. Good to know what you want to eat, but variety is quite limited though.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Well, queue for 2 1/2 hours, get our seats finally. First of all, overpriced. And we used the same satay hotpot with the last table user. And for sure, next table will use the same satay hotpot that we used... I would said this is a great try, but I would not go for second time, not very delicious, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Been queuing for about 1hr plus because it is in a long weekend holiday. We traveled by four, then we shared one table with other guests. Various type of satay you can pick yourself. The sauce is veerry nice, and they will keep stir the pot and add more sauce to keep it tasty. Sometimes if you're lucky they will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The satay sauce is so nice and thick. They are NOT stringy with their herbs and grounded peanut which makes it so nice. They also give a bowl of clear water to "wash" off the spice so that my children can eat too. Not too spicy. I would recommend people who wishes to try to reach around 4 to 430... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We went on a weekend night and didn't have to queue. The food was decent, sauce is nice but nothing too special - from the perspective of an average Singaporean. What we didn't like was the overall warm dining area, not the shop owners fault, they have already installed many fans. This is part of the experience eating street food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Now the satay stick is rm1.10 per stick, if you guys want to gell full, must spend around 30 to 40 like that. The sauce is very tasty.

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

There was some hype regarding this eatery that we felt we needed to try. Reading from other online reviews, I reached at 4pm on a Friday afternoon, expecting a long queue, but to my pleasant surprise, we were seated immediately. Each stick of food costs RM$1.10 whereas plates cost a different amount. It basically worked in a steamboat fashion, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Arrived here to find a long line out the door...always a good sign!!! I walked around the neighborhood while waiting for the line to dwindle. The selection of items here is impressive in the display cases is impressive..If they don't have what you want, then you don't need it. The bubbling vat of delicious peanut curry goodness is amazing and... More 

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Additional Information about Capitol Satay

Address: 41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Phone Number: 06-2835508
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Malaysian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 06-2835508

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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