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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

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As featured in Best Food in Singapore
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1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184, Singapore
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You did not come to eat what you eat at home, so come and try some good home cooking. The stalls have a letter rating posted letting you know how they compare to other stalls. A, B and so forth. Sugar Cane juice and Ice Lemon tea are so refreshing. You must try some local desserts. There is a corner... More 

Thank Roseocean
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I like the variety that this hawker center has compared to many food centers in Sinapore. The dim sum & pau (buns) are chunky and porridge stalls serve yummy light eat. The traditional foo chow oyster fritters was a good find.

Thank AP K
Miri, Malaysia
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There is so much to eat here but unfortunately there is just not enough time and stomach space for all the food. We wanted to tried the famous Tian Tian chicken rice but the queue is just insanely long hence we decided to try the chicken rice 2 stall away from Tian Tian and we werent disappointed as it is... More 

Thank Francisca L
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is the place to eat if you want traditional SG food. From chicken rice to fruit to curry that will made you wonder what the sauces are made from. The variety and cost are unbelievable.

Thank Mick T
Phuket, Thailand
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Is the perfecet place to go for lunch or dinner. A lot of different dishes from different countries just for 3-4$. The quantity is ok, the quality ok too. things to keep in mind: the place is hot and not so clean, so it´s a survival place.

Thank lverdu86
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There must be over one-hundred stalls, offering a massive variety of food for nearly all tastes.Love the Jin Hua fish soup bee hoon, Tian Tian chicken rice and even the 24 hour bak chor mee sua which is great for late night dining! Love the fresh FISH soup stalls here and the fresh juice stalls here too. The most amazing... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is is delicious and the atmosphere is something that's uniquely Singaporean. Between the crowds, aroma and sights. It's truly more than just your typical dining experience.

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the few old markets situated in the CBD besides Amoy street and Hong Lim centre. It's famous for its Chin Chin chicken rice amount other good food. It's very crowded during lunch hours. The tapioca kueh here is also very good. Be sure to check it out.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maxwell Center is the most popular hawker center of Singapore and has often been featured in magazines or on TV. One reason might be its central location, but it is also known for the best Chicken and Rice in town. Get it at Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice Stall.

Thank Landmeedchen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maxwell road food hawker centre is a great place to have genuine Singapore food at the same low price the locals pay for it. Eat in a multi ethnic environment and all ages and types of people. I went twice with friends. Have look at people's plates to get an idea of what you might like. I paid 4:50 for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Indian, Fast Food, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Indonesian, Taiwanese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Halal
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown

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Staying in Chinatown

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colorful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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