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“For its fish soup only!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of RM Yong Kee

RM Yong Kee
Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
(65)778421264
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Ranked #7 of 186 Restaurants in Batam
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Singapore, Singapore
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“For its fish soup only!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Dinner takeaway - 3 Feb 2013
For 8 adults & 3 kids
First time :)

Liked: Most of us ordered the fish soup & rice. Simply delicious.

Disliked:
(1) We also ordered the prawn porridge & nasi goreng special. The former was mainly prawn soup poured over white rice, not those kinda soft porridge. While the latter was nasi goreng with a sunshine egg & a fried chicken wing. Both were failure.
(2) While waiting for our takeaways, both of us & our driver decided to have a drink. The waitress who served us showed no interest of taking order & later, mixed it up. We ordered 1 Aqua & 2 Teh Sosro. I pointed to her to the fridge and mentioned "dalam botol" meaning 'in the bottle'. However, we were served 1 Aqua & 2 Teh SUSU i.e hot tea with milk! We told her politely that she served us the wrong drinks. Yet she insisted that she was right & she just walked away! Our driver called the supervisor & explained to him nicely on what happened. Quickly, the supervisor took over the situation & served us accordingly. To us, its just a matter of little understanding. However, we pitied the waitress who was still grumbling over the matter at one corner! :)

Although the other dishes failed us & the little misunderstanding we had, these will not stop us to comeback for Yong Kee's fish soup when we visit Batam again.

We gave the grade "Very Good" for its fish soup only.

Well, we agreed that Taste is a subjective matter. :)

Visited February 2013
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English first
Batam, Riau, Indonesia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Seafood Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This is certainly one of great seafood restaurant at Batam. The price is reasonable for a seafood restaurant. Find more at enjoybatam.com for batam other tourism spot.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bali, Indonesia
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“the food was okay but too expensive, and still unsure about halal status”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

for you care about halal food, I suggest you to go to other place. My friend's brother works at the government office and told us that when the local halal organization (MUI) wants to inspect the kitchen, they refuses.

However, I ever eat the gonggong and fish soup here. the soup is okay, the gonggong too. But it's too expensive for local people like me. Hope it helps :)

Visited December 2011
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Medan
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“Taste is So So”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Like :
Kailan vegetable cooked with Terasi
Ayam Goreng Bawang

Dislike :
Fish Soup because the fish is not fresh

Visited September 2012
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“The best fish soup, good service...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

For sure the best fish soup I have ever tasted so far...

Fresh sliced fish soup is so yummy and fresh with slices of green tomatoes ..I ate 2 bowls on my first visit!

They also serve the fish and seafood soup, but the original one is the best. Try also otak-otak..or fish and cuttlefish (typical Batam) cake, wrapped in Pandan leaves and freshly roasted...We also tried fried calamaries and brocolli sautee

They also have similar outlets in other cities, including Jakarta...
Love it, love it, love it...

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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