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Boon Tong Kee at Balestier

) #270 of 9,004 Restaurants in Singapore €€ - €€€ Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
401 Balestier Road, Singapore 329803, Singapore
+65 6254 3937
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“boon tong kee” (47 reviews)
“chicken rice” (162 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
€€ - €€€
401 Balestier Road, Singapore 329803, Singapore
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had dinner on a sunday evening for 5 pax. Was not aware that the restaurant has 2 flrs and since the ground floor was quite full, we went to the 2nd flr. Turned out to be a big mistake as there are 2 large tables...More

Thank Derrick L
Reviewed 2 days ago

Delectable Singaporean food - Hainanese Chicken with rice on the side, creamy bean curd, fried spare ribs, salted egg-covered shrimps, glutinous mochi etc. Place a little tight. Not much elbow room when it's packed so best to reserve a place at the back of the...More

Thank WackyAngel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are two famous chicken rice places along Balestier and we picked BTK as it was nearer to the hotel we were staying at for our staycation. The place was crowded when we went there for lunch. I saw several tour buses bringing in bus...More

1  Thank Jet4worknplay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1 of 4 most recognize CHICKEN RICE in Singapore, but i feel it was over estimated for it. I don't find it worth for what i paid for. Yes, the services is good, the environment is good, but i'm here for the Chicken and the...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I can recommend BTK very much. I love their very fragrant rice. The chicken, too, of course. And the chilli is house-made. It can get a little noisy when it's full and you're sitting by the door close to the street but the food is...More

Thank Beatrice1992
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Everything is so delicious. The roasted chicken is worth the 30 minutes wait. The crispy beancurd and hainan rice is also excellent.

Thank Bima S
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Vegetarian food is available if you look carefully at the menu. Portions are generous. Not exactly economical, but great value for money.

Thank Sunita A
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Im a typical singaporean and i love my chicken rice. If you're a visitor to Singapore and want to try authentic chicken rice --this is the place. Just hop into the cab and say " Boon Tong Kee at Balestier Road". Order the white chicken,...More

Thank MayLingFoo
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My friends took us there, really delicious. Yummy. Suggest order the white chicken with chicken oil rice and prawn roll.

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to come here by several friends. The steamed chicken rice is nice. It's meat is very tender. The dish is accompanied by it's fragrant rice and condiments. There was a slight queue when I came but it seemed to move quite quickly....More

Thank Ptrcks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Balestier Road, Singapore 329803, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6254 3937
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