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“Authentic Malaysian food”
Review of Mamak

Mamak
Ranked #110 of 6,486 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $13
Cuisines: Malaysian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed January 30, 2013

We (four adults and two children) decided at around 7.30 one night to eat at Mamak. As they don't take bookings there was a queue and as we were a larger group we waited for around 20 minutes for a table. (Quite a few couples had much a shorter wait.) While waiting it was entertaining watching the chefs stretching dough to make rotis and then filling them with the various stuffings.
Once we were seated it was quick to order as we had made our decisions while waiting, and within minutes we had food on the table. The food was excellent and varied enough to enable us to satisfy the two boys, who don't enjoy spicy food, and the adults who like it hot. It was similar to a Malaysian hawkers market and the satays, rotis and curries authentic. We are looking forward to trying the Melbourne spin-off.

Thank Golfnut3977
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Reviewed January 27, 2013

Tastiest Malaysian food in Sydney. Always love coming here. Fantastic value for money, terrific food and good service. There's a good reason this place is always packed and busy. Absolutely love the roti, satay and nasi lamek.

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Thank SydneyJamesK
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Real curry that has not been watered down for the western palate. The curries, fried chicken & rotis are the most outstanding items on the list. The satay was nice but still not as good as in Malaysia or Singapore (no charcoal) Otherwise, totally delicious and so reasonably priced. Not really good for kids if they can't take spicy food though.

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Thank beryl_be
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Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Loved the food and the quick service! I would certainly come here again! The line to get in was a pain but worth it!

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Thank shezj
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

This place has a queue out the door from the time it opens but well worth the wait. The service is fast but the food is great. Having lived in Malaysia for some years and grew up eating roti, this place comes highly recommended. The lime juice is refreshing and goes well with the spicy dishes. Personally, I think the curries could be better but the roti makes the visit well worthwhile!

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Thank Freybaline
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