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Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice

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Chinatown
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Singaporean
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#01-10 Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore 069120, Singapore
+65 9691 4852
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Hong Kong
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156 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the chicken and rice are good! SG$5 for a dish. but the stall people is a bit mean, he took away the tray i got for carrying my food. he insisted i could just carry the dish and cutlery without the tray. they need to pay for washed trays?!

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Thank dhui
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Overated given the hype and long queue. Chicken was cold, rice and veggies were good. Visit in quiet times or go to other hawker stalls, it's only plain steamed chicken so will probably be same taste and standard.

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Thank Craig B
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very tasty and very tender chicken. The rice is delicious too. must try it !!! There is always a long queue, BUT maybe only 10 minutes wait since the staffs there are very fast.

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Thank Linlin X
Sydney, Australia
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Managed to find the Hawker Centre which was a little difficult with all the construction going on. But the noise, the heat and the food was worth it. Fragrant rice, gelatinous chicken and the experience was complete. I'm no foody, so I can't tell a good chicken rice from a great one, but it was yum!! Went at 4:45 for... More 

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1 Thank ben46k
Singapore, Singapore
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tian Tian occupies two stalls in Maxwell market. There are two queues which you have to be aware. If you are going to order, go the the extreme right (near to the walk path) and queue up for your order to be taken. Once you have make payment, they will ask you to go to the left stall to collect... More 

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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115 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In side the Maxwell Food Center food stall. Relatively cheap chicken rice compared to restaurants. Although very tasty, could be better if more hot.

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1 Thank Susanfan
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not understood the obsession with chicken rice until I tried this one. We got to the hawker market expecting a queue and were not disappointed! Although the queue was quite long it moved quickly, and within about 20 minutes we were enjoying our food. The chicken is tender, rice is wonderfully flavoured and the sauces provided sublime -... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you arrive the Maxwell Food Center, one must focus and go straight to Stall 11 Tian Tian Hainenese Chicken Rice. (As there are so many other stalls offering similar or different kinds of food, it is very easy to get distracted.) To avoid a long queue at Tian Tian, please go there a bit earlier than noon. Simply order... More 

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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got there about 10 am and completely beat the rush. After about 15 minutes the line had exploded to what must have been at least an hour wait. The rice is so good just by itself, with chicken and the sauces it's a flavour bomb. Went back the next day too. There are certainly cheaper options but the small... More 

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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207 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is near china town with easy accessibility. The long queue took me around 30 minutes to get to order & I looked back there was a longer queue, in the afternoon three o'clock. Its famous chicken rice was good enough because it is tender & juicy, and the flavor of the chicken was good as well as its sauce.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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