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Lao San Cafe

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82, Lorong Hang Jeba, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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124 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Well we were wondering along in search of cendol when he happened across this establishment on the river. The lunch meals were either curry chicken and rice or stir fried rice with prawn. I had hoped that as they only offered this limited choice that they must do them very well. I was rewarded greatly for this assumption. Both were... More 

Thank Alex K
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53 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered chicken kari and I really happy! They were served my dinner really well. And the cafe on the river side. So you will have great view while eating or only chill with someone. They have beer also.

Thank amandakiky
Miami Beach, Florida
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We ended up here by accident, looking for the reggae bar (which is two doors further), but this was the better choice. We had three platters of small lumpias and cold beers. To top it off with a very nice cup of cendol! Good price, good service and nice location with outdoor terrace and umbrellas against the rain :-) You... More 

Thank 410jorisb
Beirut, Lebanon
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90 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I ordered the rice with prawn and was barely ok. I only ate it because I was hungry. "Fresh Orange juice" was mostly ice and water. Worst of all, it's overpriced. But nice seating by the river.

Thank Ahmad E
Madrid, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 January 2016

If you are looking for some local place to eat for a good price, this is your restaurant. Good food, nice service! :)

Thank MiguelSilvatr
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful night riverside view. Hand made cendol was quite tasteful. Price was reasonable for the foods and drinks they serve. Close near to midnight, hence if you plan to stay longer cross the midnight, better op for other cafe or bar along the riverside which open longer hour.

Thank 68Seng
Bendigo, Australia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We wanted to find a simple and nice dinner by the river and we really struck it lucky! Most of the places were bars with people raucously trying to drag us in for a drink. Suddenly here was a pleasant café with a gentle, friendly young woman offering just lemon juice, curried chicken and cendol (dessert). These all turned out... More 

Thank DavidStephensen
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

After a hot day of walking, we stopped by this river side cafe for refresher. V gd view, delicious fries and real orange juice, lemonade (not from cordial/concentrated). Chendol is well balanced in taste.

Thank paraplanner15
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

강변에서 먹을 수 있고 저렴한 가격에 맛도 있어서 다음에도 방문 할것입니다. Curry chicken rm 10.5 Rice rm 2 White coffee cold rm 5

Thank 석희 지
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

This shop had one of the nicer cendols (handmade) compared to other shops in the Jonker area. That and it's tasty chicken curry are featured dishes of this outlet. However the menu is quite limited and other than these two offerings, there was nothing much to shout about. Do request for a menu and decide if you are okay with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Asian, Malaysian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82, Lorong Hang Jeba, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
Finally discovered the elusive Good Cendol!

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