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Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice

Certificate of Excellence
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Singaporean
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#01-10 Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore 069120, Singapore
+65 9691 4852
11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Bangkok, Thailand
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found that the chicken rice here is too good and moisture , and fresh material , recommend to have it

Thank mar339319
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For me completely over rated. The chicken was served cold, best part was the chilli sauce on the side. Sought this place out on a busy trip and not really worth it to be honest. Food was fine and tasted good, but expected more

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London, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place and saw the line so we thought it must be good. Very cheap and filling. Tasty chicken rice. Wouldn't highly recommend.

Thank Kaye S
Bangkok, Thailand
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay, everyone can boil a chicken, but no one can do it like Tian Tian. Simply the best Chicken Rice I've ever tasted (and I have had too many). The chicken meat was perfectly cooked, succulent and super tender. Maybe the secret is they have soaked it in the gravy (just a guess). If you don't want the chicken skin,... More 

Thank realessence
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The chicken rice is smooth and fragrant. You can also chose the vegetables to go along in a set. Definitely much cheaper than Mandarin Hotel Chatter box and great taste too.

Thank Elmolita
Sydney, Australia
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular venue, long line up to 30 mins, good value great taste and very fresh. The chicken melts in your mouth

Thank Geoff C
manila, phil
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family loves chicken rice. Whenever we're in Singapore, that's probably all we eat. We've tried it in hawker stalls, high-end restaurants, and food courts. We sought out Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice after it got good reviews from Anthony Bourdain and Gordon Ramsay. We heard that lines could be long so we went early. We got there a little... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here before, thought it was very good food back then, still think so now. The queue was not long when we got there at 11:30 AM, 15 minutes wait. We ordered a half chicken, $12 not including the rice. The chicken was very tender to almost melting in your mouth. The rice is tasty and the chilli is flavoursome.... More 

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Moreton-in-Marsh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am told this a highly rated place to eat. I was lucky by arriving early I caught a break in the queue for this food. I had the chicken rice and bean sprouts (see photo). It was delicious. Very simple and clean tasting. A very satisfying lunch.

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349 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To go here, you have to go to Chinatown area by MRT, walk to the Maxwell Hawker, you will notice a line of about 40 people to this hawker style restaurant. The wait was worth it. The chicken is juicy, tasty and plenty for a very good price, lower and better than food court price. Rice was so yummy too.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Singaporean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: #01-10 Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore 069120, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 9691 4852
Celebrity chef and host Anthony Bourdain once said that the rice here is so good that you can eat it on its own. One of the most famous Hainanese chicken rice stalls in Singapore, Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice is located in the Maxwell Food Centre, with long queues forming in front of the stall every day.

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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