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Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

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1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184, Singapore
+65 9790 2826
08:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the place to eat if you want traditional SG food. From chicken rice to fruit to curry that will made you wonder what the sauces are made from. The variety and cost are unbelievable.

1 Thank Mick T
Mahon, Spain
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Is the perfecet place to go for lunch or dinner. A lot of different dishes from different countries just for 3-4$. The quantity is ok, the quality ok too. things to keep in mind: the place is hot and not so clean, so it´s a survival place.

Thank lverdu86
Singapore, Singapore
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

There must be over one-hundred stalls, offering a massive variety of food for nearly all tastes.Love the Jin Hua fish soup bee hoon, Tian Tian chicken rice and even the 24 hour bak chor mee sua which is great for late night dining! Love the fresh FISH soup stalls here and the fresh juice stalls here too. The most amazing... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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115 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The food is is delicious and the atmosphere is something that's uniquely Singaporean. Between the crowds, aroma and sights. It's truly more than just your typical dining experience.

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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

This place located just a stone throw away from Chinatown. It is not too big yet not too small too. Quite some options of food - a little bit of everything but don't expect too much. However you can put high hopes on chicken Rice. Tian-Tian Chicken Rice is known as the best hawkers stall chicken rice in Singapore and... More 

Thank Arie W
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Outstanding food! No 71 is the place to be! Number 6&7 on the menu is outstanding. It's in the middle row and will undoubtably have a queue, but do wait. Funny guys with a passion for what they do.

Thank Ian S
Singapore, Singapore
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is one of the few old markets situated in the CBD besides Amoy street and Hong Lim centre. It's famous for its Chin Chin chicken rice amount other good food. It's very crowded during lunch hours. The tapioca kueh here is also very good. Be sure to check it out.

1 Thank Nicholas208
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Maxwell Center is the most popular hawker center of Singapore and has often been featured in magazines or on TV. One reason might be its central location, but it is also known for the best Chicken and Rice in town. Get it at Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice Stall.

Thank Landmeedchen
Orange, Australia
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164 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

An open-air under-cover eating experience with several rows of fresh food stalls, each with their speciality, and rows of tables and seats interspersed. We lunched the last two days on freshly cooked (while you wait) mainly Chinese style food. The turnover is rapid so you can be sure the food is fresh. And where can you get good lunch for... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Maxwell road food hawker centre is a great place to have genuine Singapore food at the same low price the locals pay for it. Eat in a multi ethnic environment and all ages and types of people. I went twice with friends. Have look at people's plates to get an idea of what you might like. I paid 4:50 for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Indian, Fast food, Asian, Indonesian, Taiwanese, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kadayanallur Street, Singapore 069184, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +65 9790 2826

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Chinatown is a classic combination of colourful sights, enticing smells, and sometimes startling sounds. The precinct is unique, however, in its blending of religions and cultures. A Hindu temple, an Islamic mosque, and a Chinese Buddhist temple sit almost side by side. This sense of cultural harmony continues as you venture just outside of Chinatown to the nightlife areas of Club Street and Duxton Hill. There you’ll mingle with Singapore’s multicultural residents at the modern bars and restaurants dotting the bustling streets. An afternoon in and around Chinatown will leave you culturally enlightened, well fed, and loaded with souvenirs. In the evening, reward yourself with a well-deserved cocktail as the locals come out to play.
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