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Carabao

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16 Jalan Dato Abdullah, Johor Bahru 80350, Malaysia
6073330014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cool place to dine.cheap and friendly.fast service.u can ask more if u want.staffs are accommodating.its very very near hotels and malls.

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Thank Glp T
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff service of Carabao is absolutely the worst in town. Internal fighting along staff. EVERY TABLE has 1 dish that is not served after everything on the table is finished. When you call for waiter they ask you to wait with impolite manners and they just sit down and chill. Awful experience.

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Thank CL L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant every week since my 6 month stay here. Brilliant food and very good value. The atmosphere is open plan and rustic that adds to the Thai experience. A must for anyone visiting JB

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Thank Ldspanky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The authentic thai cruisine with afforable price and cosy place but very limited for parking. Food are delicious..

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Thank Sofy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Superb Thai food and nice place for diner with beloved family. very spicy for tom yam seafood but nice for repeat.

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Thank mohd isnin S
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Real nice Thai food Place.Good ambience. Only Parking is a problem. Overall its a place to eat food at least one time during your trip to JB>

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

This restaurant used to be our favourite place for Thai food, but not anymore. Their clear tom yam soup used to be very spicy and fragrant but the spiciness has dropped. In fact, the quality of most of the dishes is not what they used to be. The serving size has also shrunk. The only thing that is still nice... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

I went in to carambao today after walking past the place. The ambience was rather uncommon so felt like in a resort place with some tatami style seating. omg.... the waiter rushed us to make our order looking seriously impatient! After ordering we waited 50 mins.. our food never came only our fresh coconut came. My partner went into the... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Waiting >40min for a basic main course and staff wandering around with headphones. Very decent food but nothing special. Poor value for money.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I went on Tuesday afternoon and the place was dirty, saw dead cockroach on the floor. They ran out of chicken and beef. We ordered a tomyam soup which was so-so and paid 7rm for plain bee hoon. The fried kuaytiao was horrible and soggy. Its a let down and not so good as i past reviews.

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Thank Lester L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Jalan Dato Abdullah, Johor Bahru 80350, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Johor Bahru
  • Phone Number: 6073330014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?