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“Fabulous Hawker style food in suburban locale” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Makan @ Alice's - CLOSED

Makan @ Alice's
Cuisines: Asian, Malaysian
Dining options: Reservations, Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Seating
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Fabulous Hawker style food in suburban locale”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2012

This is a gem of a restaurant. Tucked away in a side street in a suburban locale. this restaurant provides high quality authentic Malaysian and Singaporean fare which rivals a meal overseas. Don't expect fancy table linen or 5 star waitressing. This restaurant serves quick meals and in keeping with the street stall concept, one moves off quickly. The larger family sized tables linger but the small table sets seem to turn over regularly.
Laksas and Hainan Chicken Rice is a favourite that we have enjoyed. They also often have a selection of sweet treats for sale at the counter and roast pork squares.
There is amply parking outside. Best to book if a Saturday night. Dress down for this place, it is also BYO with $2 corkage charge.
Really worth trying. We will be back often.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Wendy C
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14 reviews from our community

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  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sydney
Level Contributor
166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Excellent.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

Excellent authentic Malaysian food. If you know your Malaysian food, this is the place to go in Sydney. Atmosphere ok but service surprisingly good. Good value too.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Plain_Truth
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2011

Great food. Basic style with plastic tables and chairs but the food is wonderful. Very authentic Malaysian. Great local restaurant.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank tcinsley
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canberra
Level Contributor
58 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“small surburian restuarant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2011

A hidden surprise.
Small basic resturant but the food is excellent. Go and try it.

  • Visited January 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank JA1964
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Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great little local. Yummy food.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2010

Great little local. Yummy food.

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Lindalg
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