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“Best Sweet & Sour Crab Ever!”

Fatty Crab Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 1,618 Restaurants in Petaling Jaya
Price range: US$ 15 - US$ 30
Cuisines: Chinese, Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming to Fatty Crab ever since i was small, i use to celebrate my birthday every year here. Ive been eating Fatty Crab growing up. I would say the taste changed a little along the way but still very good. It's the best sweet & sour crab I ever had, not to be biased since I had it since I was small. The taste of crab is unique (sour, spicy and little sweet). I love ordering toasted bread just so i can drench it in sauce and crab meat.

Now the crab is more expensive and smaller than before but the taste is superb. I will only order Sweet & Sour crab and chicken wings, the other dishes i never bothered to order because these 2 are the only ones that are worth filling my tummy with. Ordered other dishes before but don't find it special.

There usually a long queue on weekends, either you come at 5pm or 9pm then you don't have to wait long or you can come on Sunday, you can walk the night market while someone queues.

After all these years despite a couple of robberies they still refuse to allow payment by credit card, so bring loads of cash.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a referral from a friend that this place is a must eat in KL. And indeed the chilli crab is good. Eventhough from the look of it, it looks like the sauce has a lot of cornstarch, but the taste is very good. A little spicy, a little sour, a little sweet. Very good. They also have chicken wings but I find it subpar when compare to the crab. Thank @dada.tastes for the recommendations.
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Food : 4.5/5
Service : 3/5
Price : $$$
Place : 3.5/5
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Halal
Rest : Restoran Fatty Crab
Location : SS24
City : KualaLumpur
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Thank ieatirate
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for the second time. The 1st time, went there in a group. Ordered, apart from the crabs, fried rice and satay. I just like the crabs.
Order about 2 kilos of chili crabs with a side order of toasted bread, this time. It's enough for 2. Crabs were very meaty and delicious, especially when eaten together with the bread. The sauce is a bit spicy and thick, good for dipping and licking fingers :-)
Go there during the week, as weekends can be very pack and expect to stand in line. Service is fast though, 6 is a good time to be there.

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Thank jcyh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant are very famous with the delicious crabs offer. Just be prepared to faced a long queue especially when it comes to peak hour. The fried rice is nice and the chilli crab are undeniably scrumptious.

Thank Amberscha
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a no frills coffee shop that sells crab dishes and chicken wings and satay. It has a limited menu specialising in crabs cooked in a variety of styles. It is busy and do not expect much service. The food is average but this is a well known long time place to eat crabs and it has a following.

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