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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

Certificate of Excellence
As featured in Best Food in Singapore
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1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore
+65 9790 2826
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Solo female traveller - found it a bit intimidating with all the locals not knowing which stall to go to. First time I went to the Japanese one and had chicken - was good. Then returned, each time becoming more confident - had traditional chicken one time and then duck. Be aware to order drinks at the specific counters, the... More 

Thank Francesca E
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food being served there is nothing special, so don't really have to go all the way there to eat if you have a nearby hawker centre

Thank Paul Y
Dusseldorf, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had less than 24 hours in Singapore & a friend living in the city told us this would be a great place for lunch. He was right. The line at Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice was very long but worth it. The whole family wished we had ordered two. Everything you want a chicken & rice dish to be.... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A really wide variety of stalls offering lots of different choices. Inexpensive and truly good food. The atmosphere is busy and a little restless but otherwise a great place for lunch.

Thank piamaria_halttunen
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fusion of Asian carte du jour! Cheap but yummy. Most meals are at S$4 and below. For those who are on a budget but picky on food.

Thank Eva C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of different variety food can be found here, from Chinese, Malaysian, Indian to western and Japanese, we tried the famous chicken rice roasted duck rice, fried oyster, fried koey teow and fresh young coconut, all were really yummy and cheap ,this is a really local hawker centre located near Chinatown ,worth a try !

Thank Alee9000000
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219 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place never fails for consistently good, cheap food. Love the duck items. Plate of duck, pork and noodle S$4. It's always busy when we go so it make take a while to find a seat if there are a few of you. Cold beer also available (large bottle S$7). Love the freshly squeezed sugar cane juice for S$1.50. Can't... More 

Thank NicoleBrisbane
Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Give this a miss. It is overly crowded, the stalls are a mixed bag. The good ones have ridiculously long queues and the mediocre ones are deserted.

Thank LYuen
Brisbane, Australia
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot in Chinatown that friends got us on to. Good authentic street food where if you can grab a table you can simply just relax with a few coldies and eat to you can't anymore on the many dishes surrounding you. I love a spot where you go and the stall owner stops you to say you have given... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

So much choice here. I came here for lunch and it took me over 20 mins to walk around and choose which vendor and which food I wanted. Settled on some Japanese fried chicken in the end which was delicious and filling.

Thank Ryan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Indian, Fast Food, Asian, Indonesian, Taiwanese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
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 St, Singapore 069184, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 9790 2826

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Staying in Chinatown

Neighborhood Profile
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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