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“Don't let the appearance put you off.”
Review of Central Market

Central Market
Ranked #16 of 257 Restaurants in Miri
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

The setting is a bit scruffy & smelly. Our nickname is the "Rats market".
There is a row of food stalls as you walk from the road through the wet market. Head to the left of the line and there is a stall called TAN that has Duck, Chicken & pork hanging up in a glass case.
Order your Cha-siew or roast pork, or roast chicken & duck with rice from there.
Right next to it on the left is a stall that does the veggie. My fave is the cabbage with egg & onion.
Grab yourself some cheap beers from one of the other stalls on the right ( Star wars canteeen look-a-like runner up 2012).
Total cost with beer for 2 is about Rm18.

I have eaten here many times and never had an upset stomach.
I have had a few hangovers though....
Try it.

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1  Thank The_Miri_Epicure
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Reviewed October 22, 2013

Nice place to bargain here, heaps of bags, shoes shirts, if your looking for souvenirs, or gifts. This Is the place to go

1  Thank Alf M
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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Looking for good food??

Miri Central Market also known as Miri Open Air Market. It's the wet market supplying daily grocery to residence in Miri and since it's the most visited place in the city it has a great food court.

The food court consist of many stalls selling variety local food.
-Kan pua (noodle)
-Chicken rice
-Gong pia (biscuits)
-Coffee/tea/juice drinks
-Roasted pork

Foods here is cheap and taste great!

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Thank siauhwa
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

If you want something cheap and nice local food. Then this is the place for it.
Although the environment is dirty, however the food is fabulous and amazingly cheap.
You can get a plate of noodle as cheap as RM 2.50 (USD 80 cents: rate of 3.1)

Highly recommended:

- The first stall from the entrance is the homemade fish meat ball soup. It has been running for the 2 generations long. You get to see a few female workers that is busy making the rice noodle (mihun) soup. A bowl cost about RM 4 or RM 5 (depending on the extra ingredients you want to add on).

- The second stall is where you can eat delicious pork meat rice for a price of RM 4 and above. Complimentary a small bowl of vegetable soup. The pork meat is always sold out when it is occasional festival time.

- The fourth stall is where you get to eat one of the famous curry chicken rice. Free flow of soup, and also red chillies with soy sauce. It cost about RM 4 per plate. If you wanted to eat some of the chicken inner organs. Here is the right place for you.

Note: At night, after 7pm, there will be another group of guys which will cook the famous chicken porridge and chicken noodles. The people actually queue up before 7pm just to eat their delicious food. Price is superly cheap. The food tastes real good. You can see most of the tables are pre-occupied. **Very important note: Do NOT repeat your orders or else you will mess up their orders. These guys (the cooks) have AMAZING memories. They never need to use PDA, nor write down the orders.

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3  Thank OnnWai
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

nice market, not a tourist market! Actually there are more food stalls than a market (good and cheap coffee, tea, food), good place to get a feeling for locals, go there early most of the stalls close already at lunch time

2  Thank Ju L
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