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Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes

72 Lorong Tengkera Pantai 2c, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
+60 19-666 2907
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Nyonya Peranakan fare at its best

Baba Charlie is a quaint little outlet located inside a kampung and accessible from the main road... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Romuluz75
,
Penang Island, Malaysia
via mobile
Worth a visit

I would recommend a visit here just to see the place and its variety of kuih and other food items... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Mon59
,
Kuala Lumpur
via mobile
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  • Poor6%
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“dumplings” (20 reviews)
“cakes” (35 reviews)
“onde onde” (15 reviews)
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72 Lorong Tengkera Pantai 2c, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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+60 19-666 2907
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Baba Charlie is a quaint little outlet located inside a kampung and accessible from the main road Jalan Tengkera. It specialises in local traditional Peranakan sweet cakes and pastries. Prices are reasonable and taste is excellent. Its popular amongst tourists from overseas as well. Parking...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I would recommend a visit here just to see the place and its variety of kuih and other food items. Very clean and they are very friendly. A bit difficult to locate so when your GPS tells you to turn and it looks like there's...More

Thank Mon59
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

It has great variety of Nyonya kuih. Although not all kuih are delicious as other stalls, still worth to go there to buy some. Slightly pricey. I was there twice, first time we bought a lot of Nyonya kuih and sambal. Second time, we bought...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with Friend and address isn’t difficult to find and it’s import to know if the address is heading the cafe or the shop. It’s a narrow street, basically a one lane street and a small car park when u enter from the main road....More

Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Road trip is make interesting exploring different places especially to Baba Charlie. With so many trips to Malacca, this is my first trip to their shop and it was an eye opener to me. It seems like converting the whole residential estate to a main...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I never eat kuih as worst taste like this, and I don't understand why everyone are comments it nice,delicious, my bad experience in kuih ever....

1  Thank srain c
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The main shop is at a small alley. Arrived at 3pm and the kuehs are sold out. They refer me to their cafe which is just on the opposite side of the road. But there is nothing much left when i reach the cafe! The...More

Thank tauruspel
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

The kuih was nicely done and delicious especially the yam cake. There are plenty type of Baba & Nyonya traditional kuih there.

Thank Shiew C
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

totally loving the authenticity of their kuih-muihs!! Highly recommended to visit and try their popiah and home-made pastry!!

Thank Angie L
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

We bought the nonya dumplings, prawn with glutinous rice, pickles, kueh dadar, yam cakes and some colourful kuehs. Felt that they tasted saltier than those we bought in Singapore. Yam cake (without chilli and sauce) was the only one which we all liked. Need to...More

Thank Simply1005
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teresalinggg
7 November 2017|
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Response from Su Wen L | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not. Acctualy thi is a home made cake shop. Just come about 10 in the morning. You can see the prosess of making cakes. Many cake made from coconut milk so it wont last long.
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Eeyanc
30 May 2016|
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Response from PETNIGEL | Reviewed this property |
They now have a Restaurant selling aunthetic Peranakan dishes!! It's on the other side of the main road. And of course, the indistinguishable name remains, BABA CHARLIE CAFE RESTAURANT. Nice with air-conditioned inside, the... More
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pearlypearl
27 March 2015|
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Response from 9357MarkY | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. But let's hear from others as well. But my own thoughts is that baba Charlie has always been a single home based family nonya kueh operation
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