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Boon Tong Kee at Balestier

$$ - $$$
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
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401 Balestier Road, Singapore 329803, Singapore
+65 6254 3937
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Batu Caves, Malaysia
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

1 of 4 most recognize CHICKEN RICE in Singapore, but i feel it was over estimated for it. I don't find it worth for what i paid for. Yes, the services is good, the environment is good, but i'm here for the Chicken and the Rice. The chicken was serve in cold, and the rice is not really warm while... More 

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Thank Simon K
Germany
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can recommend BTK very much. I love their very fragrant rice. The chicken, too, of course. And the chilli is house-made. It can get a little noisy when it's full and you're sitting by the door close to the street but the food is worth it.

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Thank Beatrice1992
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is so delicious. The roasted chicken is worth the 30 minutes wait. The crispy beancurd and hainan rice is also excellent.

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Thank Bima S
Secunderabad, India
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vegetarian food is available if you look carefully at the menu. Portions are generous. Not exactly economical, but great value for money.

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Thank Sunita A
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Im a typical singaporean and i love my chicken rice. If you're a visitor to Singapore and want to try authentic chicken rice --this is the place. Just hop into the cab and say " Boon Tong Kee at Balestier Road". Order the white chicken, roasted siced pork (we call it "Char Siew"), and go with the chicken rice (not... More 

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Thank MayLingFoo
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My friends took us there, really delicious. Yummy. Suggest order the white chicken with chicken oil rice and prawn roll.

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Thank Matthew N
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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124 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to come here by several friends. The steamed chicken rice is nice. It's meat is very tender. The dish is accompanied by it's fragrant rice and condiments. There was a slight queue when I came but it seemed to move quite quickly. If you're near the area, it's not too bad. Don't think I'd return for a... More 

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Thank Ptrcks
bangkok
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had a late night dinner here in Feb2017. Awesome quality on chicken rice and special soup. A must try for any chicken rice lover. Great price too.

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Thank bruce r
Singapore, Singapore
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1,766 reviews
1,083 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 666 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Famous for chicken rice and ample parking at the carpark behind, as opposed to the river valley branch Ordered the chicken rice, plus ngoh hiang, crispy beancurd and sweet/sour soup. The chicken rice and ngoh hiang were good, the beancurd blah and the soup disappointing $31 per person so pretty moderate pricing

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Thank bcheong
Singapore
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

My go to place for chicken rice. Rice, flavour & taste very consistent.Chicken soft and smooth. Their 3 types eggs with spinach is yummy, Steam fish gravy appetizing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Balestier Road, Singapore 329803, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6254 3937

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?