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Nong and Jimmy Thasea food barbecue

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Lot 27383,Jalan Cahaya 1 | Taman Cahaya, Ampang, Malaysia
+60 16-756 8058
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place been one of the top well know thai food in town. Been visited more than a decade ago and continue frequently visit in the past. Recent 2 yrs, food quality been dropped. 5mths back move to a new place as below address : Nong & Jimmy Thai BBQ Seafood 298C, Jalan 15, Kampung Baru Ampang, Ampang, Selangor. Over... More 

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Thank Lester N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We went here on a Sat night as a group on a recommendation, its now Mon afternoon and im slowly recovering from the Vomiting & Diarrhea I suspect from the Prawns, I normally love my prawns but i could only stomach 3 pieces since they tasted strange. I would congratulate this unhygenic eatery for my 1st bout of food poisoning... More 

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Thank sck_11
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant used to be one of the top in KL specialising in Thai food. The reputation is properly justified as locals and tourists visit them in throng during the off-peak hours and rush hours. The premise is simple; people came here for the quality food at affordable price. The environment is loud and service is service was efficient but... More 

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Thank Sam L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Yes they have moved to a new location and it has ambience. Staff was friendly. We ordered the Fritters with Kaya, Kam Heong Crab, Chicken Feet, Salted Fish Kai Lan, Pandan Chicken and Talapia Fish in Thai Style and the bill total up to RM162.70. All dishes were in small serving. The rest of the dishes were fine, but the... More 

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Thank eDaLiNe
Malaysia
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Been back here dozen times and always love the curry crab, BBQ squid, seafood fried rice, sambal Kang Kong, Tom Yum seafood and Butter Prawns. Not forgetting the appetizer kind like little fried dough with pandan kaya dipping. It sound weird for western sweet before the meal but I guess this is what Thai do.

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Thank Danny W
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I have been eating at this place for a few times, recently they have moved to another place. I brought my mom there on a Monday afternoon for an early lunch to beat the queue. Pro: Taste, spacious, good ventilation, price Suggestion: Do not go too early as the kitchen doesn't start sharp at 12 noon and the fresh seafood... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

Our family drove all the way to have an, alas, disappointing dinner at this restaurant way in the depth of Ampang. The black pepper crab was covered with szechuan spicy hot and sugary sweet and sticky molasses last week. All I got was a numb tongue! The bbq crab - almost meatless and there wasn't a bit of roe on... More 

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Thank HotEarth
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Most of the seafood (crabs, prawns, cockles ) are barbecued and the chilli sauce dip that goes with it is great . The big turnoff is the lack of service so be sure to place ALL YOUR ORDERS at one go if you get the waiter's attention or go really early like 6pm onwards . The restaurant is actually a... More 

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Thank June08ng
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2016

The biggest issue we had with this place was the waiting time.Over an hour from ordering to being served. Even then not all the food came at once. Yes they were busy however there were several tables where people had arrived after us and had finished their meal before we had even been served. Despite numerous attempts to find out... More 

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Thank garrodhutchison
Putrajaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Laid back place. Nothing fancy. Fresh seafood and very tasty. Service was also very speedy albeit huge crowd. It would be advisable to come early to get a table. Love the mini chakoi with pandan kaya, bbq crab, black paper crab and the butter squid. yummy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lot 27383,Jalan Cahaya 1 | Taman Cahaya, Ampang, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Selangor  >  Ampang
  • Phone Number: +60 16-756 8058

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