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Fatty Crab Restaurant

No 2 Jalan Ss 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya 47301, Malaysia
+60 3-7804 5758
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“toasted bread” (26 reviews)
“chicken wings” (87 reviews)
“crab” (140 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
$$ - $$$
No 2 Jalan Ss 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya 47301, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a catch-up among friends in one of the evening order a 2kg crab, some bread & chicken wings. For what we ordered & the price we paid was rather high! Also, the food is nothing great as well. Not really my taste for...More

Thank Hanifflai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their crabs are shrinking over time!! From medium to really tiny. I really have no idea what is so nice about it... The fried rice has no "wok hei". Chicken wings nicely marinated but it has no grilled flavours - not properly grilled. Prawns were...More

Thank Crystalism
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is only ONE style of cooking crabs! Which was mediocre, as am not a fan of both spicy nor sour. The crabs were tiny too! Not even medium sized. Don't know why there is a crowd queing for this place. But they actually wait...More

1  Thank WynTn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A little off town and tough to reach but it's worth every effort that you make to get there. Simple offering but they have perfected whatever they are offering. Chicken wings and chilly crab are amazing. Get ready to use your fingers and enjoy some...More

Thank Mehmet T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a big fan of crab but honestly after a session here, it totally changed my mind. I am in love with crabs, I love crabs!! The taste was good and it was so fresh, the meat was juicy and tasty! We also...More

Thank Amira F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an institution by itself. They have been in operation for a long time now and still going strong. Crabs are not the only thing they serve even though the name says it all. There's lots of seafood; large prawns, fresh fish, bamboo slugs...More

1  Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fatty crabs has been around forever and it's been a long time we went there. And I only have regret that we didn't visit it often enough! The operations hours are 5-11pm daily with Mondays as its off day. Do get there early - by...More

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here a few times over the years. This is a very popular and busy place. Get here early or wait for a table.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Fatty Crab is practically a Klang Valley institution. Consistent, fast, and reliable, this place serves crab as it is supposed to be served: unctuous, covered with delicious gravy that is meant to be licked off the crab shells, and dripping with goodness that needs to...More

Thank Mooreyameen
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This restaurant is no stranger to PJ-lites. They've been around for years. As far as I could remember, there are only 2 methods of preparation for their crabs...sweet & sour as well as steamed. Unlike vast majority of sweet & sour sauces that are tomato...More

Thank Mitchell L
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Nur Hazimah A
14 March 2017|
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Response from shadhiya77 | Reviewed this property |
it's halal certified
Intan Nadia A
11 February 2016|
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Response from AviationFO_Knight | Reviewed this property |
Well, surprisingly, it was a 1Malaysia affair in this restaurant where you will see all races enjoying their meals here.
3 January 2015|
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Response from stonewithnomoss | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a halal sticker but as others have replied, I saw many Muslims dining there. They only offer fish and chicken. Most chicken in Malaysia is slaughtered in the halal way anyway... so I think the chances are 99... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 2 Jalan Ss 24/13 | Taman Megah, Petaling Jaya 47301, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Petaling District  >  Petaling Jaya
  • Phone Number: +60 3-7804 5758
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