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Benson Seafood

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Jln Chan Chin Ann | Bukit Mata Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia
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Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We used to frequent this place with friends but we noticed a change in the quality & taste of their food, besides becoming pricey. Busloads of tourists are brought here for dinners so one can tell why the quality & price has changed. The good thing about this restaurant though is a fast service & an option to dine out... More 

Thank Jutisha
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We had supper of fried rice, vege and butter prawns. It was average, the price of prawns reasonable but I'd say very fresh and nice.

Thank mandyb864
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60 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We might have a late lunch at this restaurant as it is only our group of 18 pax. Food is normal with reasonable price.

Thank SK_Jaune
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Take a taxi to the restaurant at night. Family-run restaurant, all the dishes are yammie, always a pity my stomach cant take more and have to leave some food behind... Tiger bear only 8 RM. I highly recommend this place.

1 Thank borneolover
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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159 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

This place offers mostly seafood cuisine even though they have other dishes as well. The price slightly increased as compared to yesteryears. Service is normal but a short distance from the hotel is all you need. A good walk to build up the appetite.

Thank HO D
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

The only regret we had about this restaurant is that we didn't try it until our last night. It is quite the best restaurant we used in Kuching. All the food is very fresh, available to be chosen (vegetables and seafood) and you can have anything on offer cooked in any style you like. We went with owner's recommendations and... More 

1 Thank Linda F
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2016

it take 2 hour prepare the dish on table to serve,by the day we arrive in restaurent due in CNY , but since notify many people willing to wait such long time , it sure giving me a surprise, and it is , a yummy seafood and resonable price .

Thank odesa1987
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We ordered 5 dishes, out of which two was wrongly ordered. The worst part was, the waitress even argued about the wrongly ordered dish. We waited 40 minutes for the first dish to arrive, and subsequent meals took another 15 to 20 minutes. The absolute nightmare was, it was severely overpriced, almost 2-3 times the amount for some pathetic service... More 

Thank 620alyssal
Kuching, Malaysia
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594 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Like all the other reviewers have said, it is near to the fishermen's pier so it can be a bit of smell. There are a verity of dishes there and all the seafood is fresh. Whilst it is in the City, but it is tuck away in a corner, so you need to get the directions right.

Thank AChee74
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

While Benson's is close to the riverfront, it is also even closer to the fish market. Great for fresh food but not so much when one is almost overwhelmed by the smelly fish.

Thank Christopher S

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
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Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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  • Address: Jln Chan Chin Ann | Bukit Mata Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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