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“It should be called Golden Veg instead.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Golden Prawn 933

Golden Prawn 933
Batam, Bengkong Laut, Riau Islands Province, Indonesia
778411142
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Ranked #53 of 237 Restaurants in Batam
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Singapore
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2 reviews
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“It should be called Golden Veg instead.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

My taxi uncle recommended this place for dinner and we decided to go ahead with it even though i have seen some unfavorable review on this. We ordered tofu, kangkong, steam fish, coconut drink, lemon chicken and gong gong costing us around $50 plus (Sing) for 4 person. Price wise reasonable, food wise, only the kangkong is up to standard and the rest did not even meat the passing grade. Like what others said, dun bother to go out of the way to come here. Did i mentioned that they have very loud karaoke system playing for anyone who wants to go on stage to sing LOUDLY and the mozzies are a killer... :(

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 684 helpful votes
“What happened to good food ?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Had a lunch on 5 Jan before proceeding to the Golden View hotel adventure activities...and My! were we disappointed. Our orders came reasonably fast (considering we were smacked in the middle of mass tour buses session)...
Our request to seat by the pond were futile as all the good tables were reserved in advance by tour groups...who came in hordes...
Finally, after a few table changes...were shown to a big enough table by a disgruntled staff (guessed he's really busy) When the food came...it's dishes of disappointment after disappointment...probably catered more for high volume dining as it's eat & go...just to satisfy hunger pangs. I really don't want review any dishes other posting it's pics...as it's truly forgettable......Never eat here again...if possible...

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Seafood galore”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The dishes were very reasonably priced especially the prawns and crabs and they come in portions that are for five people so it would be better to dine in a group so that the food is not wasted. I liked the sweet and sour crabs, steamed garoupa and fried prawns but was a bit disappointed with the chicken dishes. The place was crowded and there was hardly much service at all except placing the food on the table. The restuarant is on a kelong and they did have some indonesian performances that you can catch during your lunch.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

The food were hastily prepared, thus it's not tasty at all. Food and taste were just so so. I'd rather dine in at any local shopping center's restaurants. Peace (:

Visited December 2012
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“Fresh seafood for everyone”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Positive:
1. Lot of variety of seafood available
2. Lot of dishes available
3. Fast service
4. Reasonable price

Negative:
1. Be careful while ordering as they always take a very big portion of seafood that you might not be able to finish it.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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