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Kim Joo

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Jalan Ewe Hai, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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Aarhus
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kim Joo serves a pretty good Kolo Mee with a bit more different elements than the usual barbecue pork. You also get a small soup with bean sprouts in, which was a pleasant add on to the otherwise heavy dish. Pretty good quality for a low price, would go there again.

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Thank Kasper S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Kim Joo is one unassuming shop along Carpenter Street. We tried it anyway as it was within the attraction sites and had good reviews from Tripadvisor. We ordered the Kim Joo special. What flavorful noodles, just so delicious! The roast pork and meatball toppings were just not enough so we ordered additional servings. We wanted the pork bun but it... More 

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Thank AMAquino
Kapit, Malaysia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

One of the best Kolo mee places in town! I’ve always heard good things about Kim Joo Kolo Mee. It was situated at the back street lane which most of us have no idea of. So one find day I finally went there for a try. Excited with all the good comments and patiently waiting for my bowl of goodness.... More 

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Thank Sander E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Chinese family coffee shop with kitchen and excellent Kolok Mee stall. Good menu and very popular for lunch. Located at oldest part of Kuching City.

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Thank Kiang Chiok S
Kuching, Malaysia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Every Sarawakian would have a favoirite kolomee stall. Kim Joo is mine. I love the taste of mixed soup made here. Coupled with a plain serving of kolomee, it is the best start for a hectic work day.

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Thank DennisW77
Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Having walked by here many times when they were closed in the evenings, I ate here twice during my stay in Kuching. The Kolo Mee is fantastic! I had the version with everything (tripe, tongue, other offal). The noodles were flavorful, and their bao (big Chinese dumplings) are also delicious. They close after 2pm I think, so you have to... More 

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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I like the noodle with enough vinegar! 赞! it is good breakfast before your start your day! If u like soup, you may order 1 set, mean 1 bowl of kolo mee + mix pork soup! Do have a try!

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Thank Jeffrey S
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Went to this coffee shop for breakfast. They served good quality food. I had their kolo mee which is very good. Will definitely recommend this place for tourist who want to try Kuching local food.

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Thank Seng S
Kuching, Malaysia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

If you feel nostalgic for an old time Kuching coffee shop set up, Kim Joo is pretty close to one. The place fails to get an A rating from the municipal council, but Kim Joo's customers don't give such rating a hoot. Kim Joo's customers seem to enjoy any food served up. But it's the soya sauce sauteed ginger chicken... More 

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Thank lucyang99
Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

It's quite easy to find the shop as it is along carpenter street. The kolo mee is the famous one and you have to try it. The fried rice is another signature dish. Make sure u visit before 12pm or after 2pm to avoid the crowd.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Ewe Hai, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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