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42 Smith Street, Singapore 058954, Singapore
+65 6225 0302
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7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch while in Chinatown. We wanted a place where our 10 and 11 year old would be willing to try some new local foods. The menu had pictures to help show what to expect, and the food was really quite good. The kids tried a few dishes and loved then. My husband and I enjoyed everything.... More 

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Thank Mary ann S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had dim sum which was tasty and at a fine price. Not much to say. The food is as expected. Good price on beer!

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Thank RR_Denmark
Singapore
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This place opens early at 7am. The prices quite reasonable ranging from SGD 2 - SGD 4 plus. Depending on what you order, it can be cheap or expensive. The porridge portion is quite big. For small eaters, you might want to share with another person. They also have Claypot porridge for 2-3 pax. Oh yeah you might want to... More 

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Thank rlsh07
Ko Samui, Thailand
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191 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Variety of dim sum - freshly made - fast service - friendly enviroment - nice and professional employee

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Thank yogicaterina
Middleburg, fl
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154 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Typical Dim Sum restaurant. Waiters hurrying along with plates of steaming food, the kitchen hazy from all the boiling pots and lots of noise. The food was great and so was the service. They have a good selection of both steamed and fried items, we ordered pork and shrimp dumplings, chicken feet, fried rice, steamed vegetables, shrimp paste and fried... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Came here around 9.30pm (they close at 10.30 and after 10 they only serve you outside). I ordered rice roll with char siew and pork ribs along with milk tea. The taste were so standard nothing wow.

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Thank Netty H
Singapore, Singapore
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1,329 reviews
855 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

It's seem like this place quite well known for Bangkokians. My family request to visit this place last month for dim sum. We ordered a few plates of Har gow, eggs tart, chiu chow fun gor, and many more. Most of steam food was a little bit salty. The price was cheap. The service was decent.

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We went there around 5pm on a weekday and it was relatively quiet, only 4 tables was occupied. Price of food items are reasonable for its relatively small serving. The fried carrot cake was a disappointment as it tasted dried and cold. However the steam beancurd skin roll was served steaming hot and taste great.

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Thank Icy_Iceblue
Singapore, Singapore
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169 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

I never used to like congee, but a friend of mine recommended I try it here and I discovered that it can be very tasty. I also love their dim sum.

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Thank Leybourn
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Walk past this shop otw to the nearby hawker centre. Picture of food on the wall looks good. Actual portion much smaller. Taste, bad when compared to what u get from hong kong or the traditional dim sum restaurant in Singapore. Except for location, you are better off going to nearby hawker centre to try out Singaporean breakfast. Just done... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Smith Street, Singapore 058954, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 6225 0302

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Chinatown
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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