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41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
+60 6-283 5508
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited Melaka during the CNY period and wanted to tried the lok lok stay here. However the q was so long on the occasions we stopped by to eat..however only on our 4th attempt we manage get seat after waiting almost 45 min for our turn. Lucky we decided to stay for the 4th day which we tried and was... More 

Thank Usher7381
Hong Kong, China
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245 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had queued up for more than 75 minutes before getting seats in the late afternoon. The restaurant is very small and dirty. The satay food arrived very fast after you ordered. The satay sauce tasted very good and the food was fresh. There was basically feed and go style and limited time for enjoy eating as there were people... More 

Thank Dominic O
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So I came here with fellow travelers when it was not that busy. I can see from other reviews it often is super busy. After a long and hot day strolling around, this was a perfect mix of spice and experience for me. Great taste and variety!

Thank Csdh09
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has changed to more spicy ingredient as the sauce I used to was not that spicy like now . But one-after-one I find myself unstopping having new dips until i was fully filled. The spiciness kills me and also kills my weight. LOL great job. The only thing need to change is about the cleanliness of the back kitchen.... More 

Thank RapidKL
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't understand the good reviews on here. The place is unclean, has massive queues (no idea why), the satay sauce is reused (ours tasted of the fish someone cooked previously), the meats are such low quality you could be eating anything, the fish is foul. The worst place we've eaten in this wonderful foodie town. Go anywhere else!

Thank jordanwsadler
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once you are seated, go to the back and pick out satay sticks and bring them to your table. There is a wide selection of meats: chicken, beef, prawn, fish balls, quail eggs, vegan and tofu that you can choose from. The staff will start up your burner and prepares your pot. When it starts boiling just get your stick... More 

Thank Happytummyy
Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

There was a queue but quick to move. Lok-lok are sticks dip in the soup and they used boiling satay sauce instead of boiling water. The satay sauce was too spicy for me, and I recommend that you order the Plum juice. I had a feel the Satay sauce is shared among the tables, but overall the food is good.

Thank yapjiaying
Ipoh, Malaysia
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38 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

one of the pioneers in satay celup, come as early as 4 pm to avoid the queue. The food is so-so, as "lok-lok" is widely available in other place. However, the novelty of eating it in peanut satay sauce instead of the usual chicken soup or tomyam soup is a rather nice experience.

1 Thank LeeWJ
Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Went there on Sunday night at 5.45pm. A long queue were formed. Was told need to wait for at least 2 hours. So we gave up. Went back on Monday at 4pm. Get a table easily. the food was ok. The only question keeps lingering on my mind is will the satay sauce be recycled since all customers left behind... More 

1 Thank 16888livetotravel
Cologne, Germany
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83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a must-see in Melaka. It opens up at 5 pm and the people often line up in front of the restaurant to get a table. The price is very low and the taste sooo delicious! Per stick you pay 1 RM and there are many differemt sticks with veggies, meat and other stuff. Also the sauce is... More 

1 Thank lucasschrodt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Asian, Malaysian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Lorong Bukit Cina, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: +60 6-283 5508

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