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“Disappointing” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Bistro Year 1673

Bistro Year 1673
18 Jonker Street, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
606-2881673
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Ranked #67 of 367 Restaurants in Melaka
Cuisines: Malaysian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

My partner and I were in search of somewhere to eat. Had seen this place mentioned on Trip advisor so headed in.

Really nice atmosphere and setting, yummy lime juice too, but from there downhill.

I'm finding it difficult to find good authentic food, if that's what you're after, steer clear of here.

We had Asam Laksa - bland.
Nasi Goreng - ok but wouldn't order it again
Stir fried chicken - meh!

Service was good though, there was one great guy there.
Food came too fast, that can sometimes be a warning...

Keep going and find somewhere else to eat!

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BistroYear1673, Manager at Bistro Year 1673, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Dear Mr. Beckwells,

Thank you for dining at Bistro Year 1673 and your constructive feedback. We wish to express regret for the disappointment you had encountered during your visit, perhaps the local menu you had ordered did not suit your taste and not up to your expectations. We however thank you also for your compliment for our Staff that had served you.

We certainly hope that you would one day try out other items, not local (as you had mentioned) in our Menu, perhaps that might suit your palate.

We look forward to welcome you back to Bistro Year 1673, here’s wishing you a wonderful day ahead……
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Nice environment”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Had drinks there around midnight. Atmosphere was great at the alfresco area. Crowd was mostly tourists. There was a live band too. Good place to have dinner too.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“only a place catering turists”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Louzy food and atmosphere, seems ony catering tourists. It was one of the few places open during the evening (moday night) loud waiters, poor live music.

Visited July 2013
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BistroYear1673, Manager at Bistro Year 1673, responded to this review, July 29, 2013
Dear Sir, thank you for your review and patron at Bistro Year 1673. It was indeed a pleasure that we were able to serve you but unfortunately we were not able to satisfy and meet up to your requirements. We take your feedback seriously and will use this to upgrade and improve on our services. We certainly hope you would come back to visit us again in the near future should you visit Melaka again.
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Hobart
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99 reviews 99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
“A good option”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

Went here twice. First times great the second average. Nice female wait staff. Nice big fans to keep u cool. Nice cold drinks & cocktails. Great laksa and central to Jonker St. Wifi provided.

Visited June 2013
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Kuching, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“nice environment and delicious food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

I like the environment in the restaurant with the band performance. And the food there was delicious too.

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