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Shiok! A Taste of Singapore

1137 Chestnut St, Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 838-9448
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Ranked #52 of 117 restaurants in Menlo Park
Price range: $20 - $80
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Santa Cruz Ave.
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Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Santa Cruz Ave.
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English first
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Wow, this place must have changed owners. I remember it being so much better. The roti prata was okay, but the veggie stir fry was tasteless. I think I'll skip it next time, although they still get some good reviews so maybe it's just highly dependent on what you order.

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Woodside, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

I love the atmosphere - it's family, it's groups, and it's couples. The menu is pretty comprehensive, covering a variety of flavors from Singapore. It seems that if this place were better known, it would be packed. I've gone for lunch, dinner and take out. It's hard to order gluten free, due to the sauces.

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San Jose, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

The food is pretty authentic, yummy noodles and great clay pot. We came at the end of lunch, and missed out on the laksa, but I am told it is something you have to try! Well next time.

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Brighton, Michigan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

I had never had Singaporean food before, and I was a little disappointed with it. I ordered the sea bass in banana leaf, and it was not very flavorful and it didn't satisfy me. The sweet rolls were just OK. Service was very slow.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012 via mobile

We ordered laksa, coconut shrimps and samosa. The laksa is good but im looking for a minty-spicy taste, im used to. The samosa is also.good but its more of potato than beef. My bf loved it so i guess we're coming back :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2008

Great little place. Kids like the lichee drink. I couldn't take it!

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Silicon Valley, CA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

My buddy and I just discovered this small gem, even though it has been on a side street off the main Santa Cruz Ave for 8 years. The food was creative and refreshing, which was even more noteworthy since it was a Monday night. Service was excellent and friendly. The interior is small but nicely decorated. But be forewarned, the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2008

food was amazing the first time, but the second time, the food was just ordinary.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2007

There are better choices out there if you crave for Singaporean dishes, i.e. Spice Islands Cafe in Mountain View.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2007

another regular haunt, headed downhill in the last two visits

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