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Jalan Hang Jebat and Jalan Laksamana, Melaka, Malaysia
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be prepared to wait for seatings. Self service. Order at the counter at the food preparation counter. Serving upon ordering is fast. Different counter for different item. This place makes you fall in love with gula Melaka.

Thank farae2016
Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Laksa was great. It's self service so you need to find a seat then go and order and get your food. Chendol was ok. Found the gula melaka too sticky. There are better ones to try here.

Thank Raj09r
Chesapeake, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place goes back a long way to order your food. The first part has an exhibition of paper money. In the back there are various old posters of Mao Tse Young. Stopped by for the Nonya Chendol, very good and cooling for a hot day. Be prepared to share a table. The place looks old and in need of... More 

Thank Luis S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is so so, the price is OK for the quality, well everything is just so average, crowded for nothing special.

Thank MaxChanKaeHow
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time here ... What the rave about Ain't as fantastic Always crowded Chendol here ? Forget it ... The green thing has a kind of taste which I literally scoop away .. And cost RM7.40 for a bowl of chendol... Will not be back Nothing special about it ... I Guess those roadside stall Chendol still taste better ...... More 

Thank ii-kim
Melaka, Malaysia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cendol and laksa are only ok....passable ! Certainly not as great as some make them to be. Do not be misguided by the long queue outside......it is certainly the crowd attract crowd mentality.

Thank Roberto-Singapore
Manchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome laksas served in a no nonsense manner. When ordering be sure to state the number of the dish you want, the meals on the till side are the jumbo version of the one you read while queuing. It's cheap with a standard portion around 7 RM and a jumbo about 11 RM. It could however be a little cleaner... More 

Thank King K
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A 4 day 3 night trip to Melaka with family. Been to Melaka few times and always something worth a trip.. this time we went to jonker 88 a restaurant selling laksa and rojak.. but the baba cendol is the highlight here. RM 4+ each bowl.. rich with gula melaka. Don't miss it when you are at jonket street..

Thank KashRayven
Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The laksa and cendol are passable, but not as great as was given by the impression of the queues outside. If you like to queue up for normal food, this is the place to be.

Thank SLM1_123
Kuala Lumpur
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50 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth fighting for! Must try the authentic Melaka Nyonya/Baba laksa and cendol. The aroma of the spices and sweetness of the Melaka sugar is simply alluring. This place is very popular hence very crowded so be prepared to eat while standing or wait if you wanna get a seat and split up if you have a large group.

Thank Dan333_Malaysia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Hang Jebat and Jalan Laksamana, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 60193975665

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?