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Jay Oh might be known for her Mama Noodles Tom Yum, but her menu contains numerous other top-notch dishes. Many, including her delicious fried tofu wit...
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Bib Gourmand: good quality, good value cooking
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All reviews crispy pork tomyam salmon sashimi noodles tom yam soup morning glory sit inside long queue dish eatery ingredients
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do I have to say much? The queue was packed with locals and tourists. Queue system was slightly messy initially as there were groups standing near door and line of people sitting on chairs. Ordered the standard items and it's was delicious. It's something we...definitely crave for after leaving BKK.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 8, 2022 via mobile

Need to grab a cab there and be prepared to wait for long time. There is only a shop nearby selling China product for you to pass time while waiting. The pork was extremely crispy. Mama noodle was quite nice

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 22, 2022 via mobile

Overall a nice experience. Tomyum noodles was tasty. Salmon fresh with a spicy green sauce. Morning glory dish was good. . Roast pork was tasty but a tad oily. Klook package for 2-3 has generous portion and can easily feed 4 adults. No need to...wait in line if booked through Klook.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 11, 2022 via mobile

We waited an hr outside the eatery. Missed our turn as the numbers were called in Thai. Staff were polite and allowed us into the resturant immediately. They allowed diners in 10 groups. Food were excellent and locally priced. Most of the diners re locals....Payment in cash. Will be back.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 28, 2022 via mobile

Booked through Klook for the Tomyam mama set which consists of sashimi salmon, crispy pork, morning glory and of course the fame tomyam mama. Queue was long when we arrived at 2100+ and definitely recommended to purchase Klook voucher so u get seated exactly at...the reservation time. Food was served fast n service was normal. Food wise, a bit overrated in my opinion. Salmon sashimi was not bad, fresh and refreshing. Stir fried morning glory nothing to shout about, crispy pork was way too oily and lastly the highlight tomyam mama was a let down! Plenty of ingredients in the Tomyam mama, noodles were not soggy but the overall taste of the soup just doesn't sit well with us. Soup too sour for our liking and would have preferred a much creamier base of tom yam soup compared to Jeh O version. Given that it is a Michelin guide recommendations, I would suggest to book through Klook and try at least once since they are very prompt in seating the reservation groups.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 22, 2022

Arrive early as it is very popular. prices reasonable lots of dishes on the menu. you can sit inside or out. friendly staff and reminiscent of the fast paced envirements of the big Chinese restaurants in china and Hong Kong.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed September 1, 2021 via mobile

Always a lot of people there. Need to go early. Many dishes are delicious such as tomyum, crisply pork fire with boiled rice

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed August 4, 2020

The waiting game starts now... Finally, after waiting for ard 1hr 15mins, its our turn. The place is very crowded and messy. Go early and rmb to take your queue number once you've reached. Listen out very carefully for your number. The person will shout...in Thai. The food was great, especially the crispy pork and crabmeat tomyum mama. Would I go again? Yes. Will I queue for that long again? Maybe, if I have the time. :)More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed June 4, 2020

A conventional spot for khao tom dinner and apparently always crowded. Understandably we needed to join in the queue- a mighty long one. Not too famished that night so myself and companions ordered only the dishes recommended based on we saw on the internet. Had...the fresh salmon in Thai spicy dressing and I thought I've had better elsewhere, and I'm not too sure if it's just me or the salmon (with overly terrifyingly orange colour...) had firmer, rubbery texture compared to other ones I've had- first time ever to have come across non smooth fresh salmon meat.. Omelette was nice, the tom yum and fresh prawns were good; accompanied with khao tom- how you call warm rice soup in Thai. But then again, nothing worth queuing up for very ordinary meal. I've experienced this several times when in Thailand, and can confirm this place does not do it. Prior to all of this, thought it'd be useful to mention the service here isn't attentive- perhaps due to constant crowds coming in and out and having many orders in place. Ordered beer and water, they never arrived. Almost a dinner with no drinks after calling the waitress the second time just for water. Waved at who looked like the owner/manager - clearly looked at me directly - only to ask for water and then bills, and completely got ignored. Yup, go tend to other customers who has yet to pay for your average food... And they're priced above average just because the restaurant's popular... Unfortunately I just don't get the hype surrounding this 'university hotspot' eatery... Nothing novel at all.. The Michelin guide wasn't helpful on this one...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 20, 2020

I must say that this has got to top my first 3 most sinful dish I have ever tried in my life but I am super impressed by how generous is their serving and how awesome they were to make such an impressive dish just...by using simple ingredients! Their Tom Yam Mama noodles soup was really spicy and shiok for my taste buds, and it was not too soggy. In fact it was really chewy and tasty!! On first glance when you see the pot you can already tell that they do not go easy on their ingredients. What you can see on one glance is that they have the following: - Lime which gives a good sour lift to the pot of maggie - Prawns (super big and fresh) - Fried Pork (super crunchy and shiok) - 4 raw eggs into the pot ( which eggs always play a good supporting character role in a pot of maggie) - Meatball which are bigger than fishballs -Squid which is super chewy as well - Most importantly, they are ultra generous with their crab meats, and it practically took up 1/8 of the whole pot! I was struggling to finish the crabs even when my friends and I have finished most of the noodles and ingredients. So you can really tell how much value of money is this pot of goodness Something worth mentioning is that we also ordered their raw sashimi with Lime and chilli. BOY it was super spicy and I totally underestimated the Sashimi. It was so spicy that I had to order 2 bottles of coke to neutralize the spiciness! Overall please come over and try. I just realized that we could actually book a reservation via klook so once we are free to travel again I will most definitely put this as one of my top choice when I visit this place again!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2020

Purchased a small set via klook app in fear of the notorious long waiting Q time here. Upon arrival at 11pm the place was busy but noticed seats was still available perhaps not as crowded as usual due to the covid. The set was inclusive...of salmon salad(too sour seasoning for my liking!), tom yam seafood mama noodle in a big bowl, crispy pork belly(crunch to the bite but soft in the flesh),and stirred fried morning glory. Able to choose whether prefers mild, medium, normal or extra spicy level for tom yam soup. We had the medium and it tastes more sour than spicy so I'll recommend having the normal(thai level) spiciness for a more balanced and enjoyable broth. All dishes well executed but only worthwhile if purchased online first to avoid the 1-2hrs Queue(nt worth too long a queue time).More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020

The food was beyond amazing. Service was very good as well. The kitchen is very open so you can watch your food being prepared. Our wait time was only about 4 minutes at around 7pm. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

It’s better to book a reservation on klook. Queue is very long and with the reservation, waiting time is only 5 min. We ordered the large set which came with fried pork shoulder, fried pork belly, morning glory, Salmon, prawn omelette and Tom yam mama....(With 2 beers additional). I would say Tom yam mama is normal, we expected the pot to be boiling when serve but it only hot but not boiling. Overall, it is worth to try once but to return again, I doubt so . Service is ok. With the Klook voucher, once you reached there, you have to go to the counter to registerMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Tom yum is the best la! Located in the corner of the alley but so so so crowded! You need to que for an hour or more during dinner! For me, it worth to wait 😛

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020

Good vibes good late night dinner amazinggg food I dream of this place all the time. Would recommend so many dishes: Tomyum noodles, Pork Belly, Sashimi, even the coconut stall outside. This is a must-go in Bangkok. 100%.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Lcy0712
November 19, 2019|
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Response from addixon | Reviewed this property |
Book from Klook. It saves you the time from the long waiting time. I don’t think it’s more expensive either.
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No. You can't. You can get their number via Google and call them.
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5:30pm to 1am. Mama noodles only available from 11pm onwards.
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Jeh O is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4