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Fatty Crab Restaurant

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No 2 Jalan Ss 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya 47301, Malaysia
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Westminster, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i've been going to Fatty Crab in Taman Megah for almost 20 years now. Their sauce is to die for. It is gonna be a messy dining experience but it's worth it. If you're eating in especially on Fri-Sun, make sure you come early or be prepared to wait a long time for a table. They open at 6 and... More 

Thank FMCarr
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fatty Crab has been around for a long time. Unpretentious, functional, maybe even basic but DELICIOUS! Inventory is easy on the owners as the menu is simple and limited-to a few good items! Of course the Crabs are excellent. It is the sauce that it is cooked in. A hint of ginger, perhaps, chili padi for sure, tamarind and garlic,... More 

Thank jetlag123
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive been to this place since I was a kid! And until now I wont mind the long queue just to get a table. Its worth it. And ive been travelling lots of places, none close to their chili crab. Its the best! Normal menu to order: Chili crab of course. Request for medium as its a bit chewy for... More 

Thank SeriYusuf
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very popular crab eating place, expect some long queue especially on werkend. Restaurant is reasonable comfy if you do not mind the noise. Service is not too friendly. Crab with chilli sauce and toasted bread to dip in, it is quite delicious but not out of this world. Deep friend chicken wings are very good. Fried rice is not bad... More 

Thank oztrader
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything tastes awesome. Chilli crab, chinese fried rice, toasted bread, and must have chicken wings. Love it!

Thank Ihtyfazuddeen A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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164 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lousy, noisy, arrogance! Staff not friendly or helpful, very arrogant, very pricey. Last time dining here was 2 years ago, nothing changed... still same old attitude n very arrogant. Food is not as good anymore. Over-rated by people's review. Will never dine here again.

Thank fmcalvin
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at about 8pm and there was a line of people waiting to get in. We had to queue for about 15 minutes, give or take, for a table of 7. We ordered a whole bunch of dishes including the famous crabs that everyone had been raving about. We had to ordered the crabs without the sauce as some of... More 

Thank Kit_Lok
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is where locals go for crab. its always pack, so come early at 5.00pm. if you takeaway, you can call and order first. MUST TRY: chilli crab(bit spicy) bread fried rice the garlic prawn (yummy) chicken wing(also good) always here every other week. unbelievable tasty.

Thank Adi A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must ... awesome experience. Quick service... tried garlic crabs and other dishes... did not fail expectations

Thank Bhavesh T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

The crowd here is crazy. You have to queue for quite a long time to dine in at a place that's famous for its crabs. They are pretty good indeed, but definitely not serving up to its expectations based on the hype.

Thank Catherine_Liew88

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $30
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 2 Jalan Ss 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya 47301, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Petaling District  >  Petaling Jaya
  • Phone Number: 03-7804-5758

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