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158 Jalan Ulu Choh, Gelang Patah 81550, Malaysia
+60 7-510 1521
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is 30min drive away from JB central. We order for large crab with RM120/kg. The crab is big and fresh. The bun is. I've to eat with the Chili crab 🦀 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 Boss recommended the fish only BenCeng ppl know, however we not really like the fish.

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Thank MiaoKoKo
Jakarta, Indonesia
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't say more about the food. It's so yummy and fresh. Waiting for the food for almost an hour. Thank God it's paid with the taste. Worth to wait. The prices also good. Not too expensive. The durian sold in durian stall in front of the restaurant is also yummy.

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Thank inkkzz
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Service was really poor. Had to order before we were given seating and the guy taking the order was rather curt. Seafood was really mediocre. Fish was overcooked and the beer pork dish was under seasoned. The only good dish was the oysters, served raw. It was fresh.

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Thank andrewkyc
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Tian Lai Seafood in Gelang Patah does the Seafood nice and tasty. Service is not good as it's more like a coffee shop restaurant as expected

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Thank Philip T
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Saw some reviews and decided to try it. We were not disappointed. The taste was good. We liked the ginger frogs leg, dried chilli lala, kangkong Blachan the other dishes (special chicken and omelet) didnt really do it for us.

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Thank Carl P
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 26 December 2016

My family has been patronizing this restaurant for more than 10 years and sad to say food and service quality of this place has gone from bad to worst in last 1 - 2 years. I am sure there are better restaurants worth spending our money.

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Thank Goh L
Selangor
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A very local setup with good fresh seafood to offer. Limited parking but there is an empty shoplot across the street which we can park. The fresh seafood is a must try -fish, any shellfish that is available. We had the sotong fried with salted egg yolk - that is good. Steam fish is nicely done too. Will be easier... More 

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Thank See Wai L
Singapore
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit this restaurant after reading lots of review in blogs but I must say that the food is average and service is kind of weak. We asked for recommendation of signature dishes but none were really outstanding. The clay pot sea cucumber was very bland and the golden toufu was nothing to brag about. The only 2... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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84 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Food here was quite tasty and fresh .Not overly expensive either. Parking is limited as the venue of this restaurant is along a fairly busy raod.

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Thank klmal61
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is a place that we will drive 15-20mins from Medini (Legoland area) for lunch. Can sit outdoor (smoking) or in the air-conditioned section for more comfort. The tanks will have all the fresh catch of the day and apart from the seafood, the curry rib is tender and flavorful. Friendly boss, casual setting, good value, yummy eats.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Jalan Ulu Choh, Gelang Patah 81550, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Johor  >  Johor Bahru District  >  Gelang Patah
  • Phone Number: +60 7-510 1521

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