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Chinese Food Hawker Stalls

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Jln Carpenter | Chinatown, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Sarasota, Florida
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69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like similar areas throughout Asia, this has lots of great foods from a variety of Chinese cuisines. Don't miss it.

Thank Gene1133
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When the mee kolo arrived, the smell of it reminds me of my kindie years, when my mum would tapau mee kolo for me to bring to school. Its amazing how food can do that to you! Definitely a must to eat breakfast here.

Thank Dylan N D
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are a local food junky like most Malaysian, you must visit this amazing Kolomee dish, noodle in savoury soya based saurce and top with slices of BBQ pork or shredded chicken meat. You may back for more! Ideal dish for brunch or lunch!!

Thank wasabe88
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Food court opposite the Sang Ti Temple, owned and managed by Kuching Teochew Association in the oldest part of Kuching. Most food stalls here are run by second/third generation family business. Keeping to their old receipts and are soul food to alot of Kuchingites. There are the fish balls and bean curd soup, Kolok Mee, Kueh Chap, Laksa, pork congee,... More 

Thank Kiang Chiok S
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112 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The place still remains the same and nothing changes much in the past 2 years. The food is yummy, especially the signature kolo mee and sarawak laksa.

Thank Ngan H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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277 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Carpenter Street is like Kuching's Chinatown. It has an old world charm, and it's part of Kuching's Heritage Trail. Perhaps its Chinatown as it's anchored by a large chinese temple close to the entrance. While the place have heritage values, I would gather that most people come here for the food. There are plenty of local eateries serving Sarawak dishes... More 

Thank JuiTeoh
Pontianak, Indonesia
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106 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

Really make me wanna eat and eat again here. Many special Chinese food here such as Laksa Mee, Chicken Rice and Curry Rice, so delicious....... :)

Thank awalliu
SF, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

We were staying around the block at the Waterfront Lodge which does not offer nuch of a breakfast so we found this food court which has the best prices in town and good food too. Our medium sized bowls of porridge were Rm 3.50 ea.

Thank seafare74
Penang Island, Malaysia
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We came here 3 out of 5 nights that we stayed in Kuching which is a recommendatiom in itself. Try the yummy freshly made rice noodles,the rice soup with fish the chinese roast pork as a soup or on its own it's all delicious. The teh C special is a tasty drink. It is so cheap for everything you will... More 

Thank stoko42
Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

They opening from the morning until late at night., You can try a lot of local cuisine here. The satay and the fishball soup is famous in the afternoon while in the morning, try the Laksa, Kolo mee and Kueh chap. At night, try the fish soup

Thank AChee74

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jln Carpenter | Chinatown, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?