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Dutch Harbour Cafe

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No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside), Melaka, Malaysia
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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked this place. To begin, prices are decent, good menu selection, and efficient service. Icing on the cake, very good burgers, great evening vibe by the canal, and absolutely delicious apple crumble...so so tasty :)

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Thank Hacb86
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic meal with views to die for and a wonderfully entertaining host. If you only have one night in Melaka make sure you spend it here!

Thank CarolineMacLeod
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was just walking by the river bank when I noticed the cafe. It was quite intriguing and the owner invited me in a very friendly way. Ordered one simple watermelon juice, but it was delicious! And the owner was a very funny man :)) he chatted with me about traveling and waved to the tourist boats whenever they passed... More 

Thank Reila S
Culver City, California
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

What a fun guy our host/waiter Alvin was! Had a incredible bowl of Laksa. He ran and got us a King Fisher from a nearby store and we were set. Location is great, right over looking all the river cruises,and bars. Good for people watching and listening to the music that seems to be coming from everywhere. Going to go... More 

Thank Linda S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Went out looking for dinner and came upon this cafe/restaurant. Albert (as we later found out his name was) did a great job in talking us into eating there (not that we need to much persuasion as it was a Tuesday night and not much else was open). The food was a set menu (one main ((choice of 4 I... More 

Thank Phil S
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Cozy friendly environment for friends and family. The food is good, the staff are friendly. You can choose to dine inside the restaurant or outside near the river.

Thank Emi B
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

it was late in the evening that my husband and I headed to the hotel along the river. We just wanted to have some soft and cold drinks as we were totally full at the moment. The boss introduced us some special dessert, and it was amazing that it looked full of cream and cake, but it tasted really fresh... More 

Thank Mich1203
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Although busy the manager erected a table on the riverside walk for our party of four. The location is great with the river boats occasionally cruising by. We all enjoyed the tasty western and asian dishes which came with an entrée and dessert and soft drink. We would reccomend this restaurant to anyone wanting to have a culinary treat in... More 

Thank Johnwalter2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

It was a hot afternoon and my family chanced upon this restaurant. There was nobody in there but we needed a place to rest. Their coconut milkshake was to die for and the owner very friendly. We had drinks and cake and it was quite good. Will visit again.

Thank Ann P
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114 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Location is good, walk through from the road and sit out the back overlooking the river - particularly nice at sunset. Food is not high cuisine but basic; quality is good, quantity is good and reasonable choice.

Thank alfrescodave

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside), Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +606-283-7606

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?