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Eng Seng Restaurant

#2,078 of 9,603 Restaurants in Singapore}
€€ - €€€Chinese, Seafood, Asian
241 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“mee goreng” (12 reviews)
“fried rice” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Singaporean
€€ - €€€
241 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We only ordered black pepper crab and mee goreng. Both taste ok and nice. Hair a note that The crab is not the big size of crabs. The food is served fast. When we were there, service is good

Thank Cherv75
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Much better than JUMBO, Long Beach. Reasonable price but only take cash. Must try black pepper crab.

Thank NA N
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Don't come here for the ambience or for the service. But come for the crab and you will not be disappointed. This place is like a hole in the wall but the crabs are out of this world. And be sure to come at least...More

Thank BeHappy858
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This place has gone to the dumps since the head chef left some years back. I have stayed across the road from this restaurant for almost 20 years. In its heydays it had a queue of people and when I went last Friday, it was...More

2  Thank JWH2013
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Probaby the most disappointing cruise ship we have ever been on. Services could not cater for the 4100 passengers on board, getting into lifts in peak time impossible ( and they have the audacity to block off one sometimes two lifts to cater fo a...More

2  Thank nnntravel
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We have made phone booking for 3 medium black pepper crabs and some other dishes, mee goreng, fried rice, baby kailan and pork ribs for take away. The highlight is the black pepper crabs which they are famous for. It's peppery and mild spicy, yet...More

2  Thank Termicsha
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were a group of 4 and demolished a plate of prawns, 2 fried rice, a plate of delicious greens plus 4 crabs (2 chilli and 2 black pepper) all for less than S50 bucks a head. Worth the cab trip to get hear.

Thank sorbomanabroad
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Fresh crab in a great pepper crab sauce. Best in SG. Order the crab, the fried rice and kai lan. Have the pepper sauce with the rice also. This is not a fancy place. You need to book the crab ahead. And they close around...More

Thank Flavian S
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Had amazing black pepper crab. Consider booking the crab(s) a day before so you are not disappointed as they do run out of them. Mind you that booking the crab doesn't mean you wouldn't have to queue for a table to free up. Note also...More

Thank Ghidusha
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I ordered black pepper crab and mee goreng. the mee goreng is served within 5 minutes. The mee goreng is considered the good one in Singapore but a little too sweet for me. The black pepper crab is nice but slightly too hot for me....More

Thank Cherv75
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
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Jacintha H
7 October 2015|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for your question. I didn't book I just arrived. I very much doubt they take bookings as this is a hokka style restaurant. I would still suggest you just turn up. My only suggestion is you arrive early or you will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Singaporean
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
16:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
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