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Meena Curry House

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3377 Gajah Mati | town centre, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
+60 9-743 0173
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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Been here every year and you should to if you're visiting Kota Bharu. Street style quick lunch or night snack after a few cold beers would be best, it's not a fancy restaurant with a huge menu but taste knocks it out the park every time.

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Thank Graham4242
Malaysia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

curry chicken never die . . . . serious floods . . . many times. . the spirit never drop. Multi races customers, happy smilling lady boss and serious look but cute boss. Gave the harmonious feeling to dine in. Lunch and dinner, week days and weekend. except Hari Raya Deepavali - -!

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Thank CalvinAhKok
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is also a South Indian Restaurant, cheap on pocket. The restaurant has been around for decades and you can see the pictures of the restaurant since their opening and times of flood in KB, adorned on the walls.

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Thank Sim S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Food taste: 6/10 Food variety: 2/10 Cleanliness: 4/10 Service: 3/10 Overall: 5/10 Im suprise! The taste still same after 15 year. Meena Curry an indian banana leaf rice. They unlike any Indian curry house, they serves curries that are influenced by a mixture of local and Indian styles.

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Thank klwee
Penang Island, Malaysia
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Location : Center of the town. Food : Average. Price : Slightly expensive. Cleanliness : Average. Tables Arrangement : Mostly need to share tables.

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Thank VinceYeoh
Kuantan District, Malaysia
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

1. Typical Indian restaurant set up with pictures of the flooding history including the most recent one. 2. The curry fish that I tried was so so probably because it was not warm up, curry-wise Southern Indian type, not too spicy. 3. Food selection was few in between.

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Thank jameschua3
Penang Island, Malaysia
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73 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

One of the best Indian cuisine. Chicken varuval is their speciality. Didn't try them But everyone who came after me ordered them. Order fried fish with banana leaf. Good taste and customer service.

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Thank SanjayRaphael
Melaka
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131 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

The food here was highly recommended, but when I tried their special chicken I found it too sweet for my taste. This is a feature of northern Malay cuisine (the addition of sugar to savoury and hot dishes) and it appears the proprietor of this Indian restaurant has adapted to local palates. Also the floor was extremely greasy, to the... More 

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

Says the owner. I don't know about being the best, but it is pretty darn good chicken. We love coming here for rice on banana leaf with lots of Meena spiced chicken and poppadoms. Never really tried the other foods they have like curries and others, but we swear by the chicken. I would say the price is a little... More 

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United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Enjoyed the 'banana leaf meal', tasty and well prepared meat dishes. recommend the fried fish which was good. the Indian sweets were also acceptable.

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Thank Chandrafulham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3377 Gajah Mati | town centre, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Kelantan  >  Kota Bharu
  • Phone Number: +60 9-743 0173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?