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“traditional place” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Yet Con Restaurant

Yet Con Restaurant
25 Purvis Street, Singapore 188602, Singapore (Downtown Core)
63376819
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Ranked #2,782 of 7,750 Restaurants in Singapore
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Local cuisine
Neighborhood: Downtown Core
SG
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98 reviews 98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“traditional place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

The food is good, not just the chicken, the roast pork is good too. The place is like a throw back to the 70s and 80s. The old man running the till (assuming he's the owner) uses an abacus! And if you want to get a receipt... it's written in chinese calligraphy!Never been there for dinner, I've only done lunch there. Portions are a tad small though.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
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English first
Singapore, Singapore
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
“Wouldn't recommend this place”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

This place is sooo over-rated. Maybe the food used to be good years ago but now it's just really average. The eatery itself looks really dismal as well.

I wouldn't recommend eating here. For good chicken rice in a less dismal setting, try boon tong kee instead.

  • Visited December 2010
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Yet Con- No Frills, Great Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

Yet Con (25 Pervis St.), a long running, no frills establishment famous for Hainanese chicken— boiled chicken and fresh chopped cucumbers served with broth and a bowl of rice. I know boiled chicken doesn’t sound appetizing, but it was really flavorful, though some chili sauce didn’t hurt. This is the place for Hainanese chicken in Singapore.
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  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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61 restaurant reviews
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379 helpful votes 379 helpful votes
“No frills family run eatery for wholesome and tasty local staples”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

Visit Yet Con, off Beach Road behind Raffles Hotel, not to impress your date but to tuck into scrumptious chicken rice, Hainanese pork chop, roast pork crackling and other local homestyle dishes. The casual two storey restaurant nestled along a row of old shop houses is a family-run restaurant that draws many local repeat customers who put up with limited parking in its vicinity for chicken rice prepared according to an old family recipe. The roast pork crackling is not to be missed - great on its own, though local diners like to dip it in a little black soy sauce. I like the Hainanese pork chop too - breaded pork cutlet that is served sliced and bathed in a tasty tomato sauce with potato fingers, onions and peas.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manila
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Old School, excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

wooden tables, wooden chairs, located in a narrow side street. 2nd Best Hainanese Chicken in SG. Roast Pork also a must try.

  • Visited February 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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