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Langkawi Hainanese Cafe
Ranked #21 of 41 Restaurants in Kuah
Cuisines: Chinese
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Reviewed February 24, 2013

,,, then we could have come here again before leaving Langkawi. This might not be the best place for a romantic anniversary dinner but the chicken is certainly very tasty and appetising. My other regret was not ordering a bigger portion, I wanted more but couldn't really order two lunches without looking greedy which, of course, I am. We had a word with the famous 'Chicken Joe' afterwards and suggested he opens a few more branches, I hope he does.

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Thank bognor
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Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

If you are in Kuah you should not miss the hainanese chicken of Mr. Joe especially if you want to have a break from MSG which is a certainty in most other restaurants.
The place is spotless and Unlike most local restaurants, it has separate toilets kept to western standards.
The corner location provide a nice breeze to make it comfortable even in the middle of the day.
There is no menu to choose from but the few options available are made to perfection.
Chicken rice is the specialty and every detail carefulliy crafted. The boneless
meat is very tender and delicate and can be spiced up with chili homemade side sauce. Chicken broth soup is provided to accompany the chicken with the steamed rice. Cilantro leaves are added to provide aroma.
Coming down the road there'll be more food options which are currently being tested.
For drinks, a must have is the Kasturi Juice which is by far the best lime juice in town.
The prices are in line with other Chinese-Malay and slightly higher than native Malay. Still if you come from Cenang area, the prices are still a bargain.
Mr. Joe has been doing his hainanese chicken for long time and the pride he takes can be tasted in every bit of it. Highly recommended restaurant in Langkawi.

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Reviewed June 22, 2012

Place was clean, however there is a renovation upstairs, so expect to have some noise while you have your meal. Chicken and chilli sauce are good, but only steam chicken available , no roast chicken. Still tasty , will visit again.

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Thank Raymond-KIpoh
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Reviewed May 27, 2012 via mobile

White plain rice only & no soya sauce. Chilli sauce is great. Boneless is a plus.

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Thank lokety
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Reviewed May 4, 2012

the rice is tasty, the vege in the soup is very smooth (you just smash em with ur tongue), the chicken is perfect without bones, and its chilli sauce if great with everything....a must try. Just i wish the owber could put on the 'halal' signage and remove the old with, the one with word 'pork' in it, coz it scares away the muslim customer

Thank Mohd Fauzan Haz... B
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