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Joo Heng Restaurant

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Joo Chiat
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360 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427605, Singapore
+65 6345 1503
17:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
Tue 11:00 - 14:00
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 14:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You can be assured that you will always get the same quality of food at this place. While its menu is small, everyone still comes back for the same dishes because it is so good. The old Uncle who did 100 full marathons had passed on last year due to cancer. I recently visited the place last week. Due to... More 

Thank CheckW
Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Pity to see standard dropping for this long standing family restaurant. We witness the restaurant expanding to twice its size, adding air-con and refurbished the whole place. That time the old man was still around, we spoke to him and he proudly told us that he has pass the business to his sons, one hold the reins in the kitchen,... More 

Thank YellowHorse
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 May 2016

The tofu prawn, pork rib bitter gourd, steam squid, song fish head were very consistent everytime but when I tried to call them for reservation at 2.30pm and 6.30pm no one answered the phone. At off hours the phone remained engaged or off the hook. When the late owner Mr. Soon was around they occupied 2 units, now its back... More 

Thank seepeterkimseng
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

So so good. The dishes we have tried and will recommend are: Fish head with black bean sauce (crispy pork lard thrown in) Black bean pork rib with bitter gourd Steamed squid Sambal sweet potato leaves Love this place.

Thank PriscillaJo
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Ordered 2 veg, i.e. kai lang & spinach with 3eggs mince pork salted fish Sweet sour pork Bitter gourd pork ribs I must say. Of all the dishes i ordered. I like the mince pork w salted fish. V nice. As for sweet sour pork is not too bad either but not my fav, i feel i can get this... More 

Thank C j
Singapore, Singapore
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177 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Used to be one of my favorite local food joint. However, had not been there for quite some time due to my travel. The magic it seemed has gone but generally food is still good. With the demise of the old Uncle things are not the same and this can be seen too by the drop in the crowd that... More 

Thank Patrick U
Singapore, Singapore
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Love this place, use to my 2nd home. If you are looking home cook and comfort food, this is definitely the place. The steamed fish, beef and prawn paste are the love of my family members. I also enjoyed chatting with the old boss who has passed away couple of years ago. I missed him and his wife. However,the price... More 

Thank Oenbb
Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015

this is 1 of my favorite zhi char restaurants in Singapore. their black bean paste fish head, minced pork with salted egg & toufu with prawns are must try! Prices are reasonable & service super fast too even though the restaurant is crowded most of the times. Go there if you fancy home cooked food which is easy on the... More 

Thank ch0c0bEllE
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
195 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2015

A great neighbourhood resturant for authentic home cooked food at an average of $25-$30 per head, no service charge, GST, cold towel and extra charges on unnecessary nuts and such. A clean and comfortable air-conditioned resturant with >100 seats . They offers a wide selection of menu from seafood, meat, vegetables to noodles and rice. A medium size steamed fresh... More 

1 Thank Fanny L
Singapore, Singapore
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68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Heard abt this restaurant. Being close to where i lived..decided to have a family sunday dinner. We were a party of 6. My experiential disappointment started with 1. No queuing system to acknowledge whos next in queue ..despite the operator knowing its crowded. I had to resort to raising my hands to tell whichever staff tat we have been waiting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427605, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6345 1503

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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