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Yet Con Restaurant

#4,064 of 9,860 Restaurants in Singapore
$Chinese, Asian,
25 Purvis Street, Singapore 188602, Singapore
+65 6337 6819
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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Opens in 28 min
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
25 Purvis Street, Singapore 188602, Singapore
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I was expecting a lot from this vintage shop but i was disappointed. The whole restaurant had a bad smell. The rice was not as fragrant as Boon Tong Kee's. The chicken is pretty tough. Roast pork is really average. Is it because I visited...More

1  Thank Bintangkechil
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

It's been a few years since I was last here, and it has deteriorated very, very quickly. When you walk in, the first thing that hits you is the stench, of what smells like raw pork. The service staff was grumpy and unwilling. The menu...More

Thank tripz99
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The service was bad, the chicken looked like leftovers, and the rice was cold. Just not worth it!

Thank Ka W
Reviewed 4 September 2017

If you're looking for a slice of old Singapore, you could do much worse than going to Yet Con for lunch. Authentic chicken rice and the steamboat soup is a pleasant bonus. Must try the steamed white chicken.

Thank Casimir K
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The place is good for taking pictures if you like vintage stuff!! The place stinks and hygiene is really bad. The chicken rice is even worse. The chicken tastes awful, chewy like frozen rubber and got funny smell like the meat's frozen for a decade!...More

Thank Swaghk
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The restaurant had a very retro/ old school feeling to it. The chicken was quite dry and didn't come with any sesame oil or soya sauce on it. Dry piece of meat on top of a few slices of cucumber. The roasted pork was too...More

Thank 7frameshots
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The day that I went, they only serve three dishes - chicken, roast pork and steamboat. The chicken together with rice are perfect in every detail, from skin texture, meat texture, taste, rice, cucumber, soup and even the soy sauce. I didn't really like the...More

Thank Rok Ting T
Reviewed 28 June 2017

it was a very old-age restaurant. I went in late afternoon, the restaurant was empty. I didnt see any menu or signboard on food items, ordered the chicken rice with a staff. they were very efficient in serving. chicken: tender and soft. best part was,...More

Thank dhui
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Went there after an absence of few years. Restaurant was pretty empty - only about 3 other tables were occupied. The chilli sauce (an important component of chicken rice) is too watery and diluted. The senior old man manning the cashier till was not happy...More

Thank Ray8332
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

This coffee shop has been surviving for at least 30 years... selling traditional hainanese chicken rice and roast pork. It is still delicious as before. However, from my opinion the shop need to Retro in order maintain it continuity.

Thank Jo L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Purvis Street, Singapore 188602, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Downtown Core
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Core
  • Phone Number: +65 6337 6819
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