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Five Star Hainanese Chicken Rice

#580 of 8,861 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Joo Chiat
Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
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191 East Coast Road | East Coast, Singapore 428897, Singapore
+65 6344 5911
09:00 - 03:00
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fast service and a quick and cheap meal at an outdoor hawker centre type setting...cost us under $25 for meals for two and non alcoholic drinks

Thank PerthKiwis
Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually go to Tian Tian but when we were talking to staff at our nearby hotel they recommended we try here. We arrived in the early afternoon and the place was nearly empty. We chose to sit inside in the aircon (not an option at Tian Tian). The lady who served us spoke perfect english so do not fear... More 

Thank Aussie S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice. One of the top 3 chicken rice stall that my family will revisit again and again. When kids are hungry, they will ask for 5 star chicken rice!!! Personally, I really like the call-order-pickup service where u simply call their hotline and make your order with your car plate number. They will bring to your car when u... More 

Thank Skywalker008
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Was treated by local friends. Signature chicken is very tender n softer than I expected. I was amazed by other special dishes. Such as fried dough with fish meats, sambo vege, salty egg with fried shrimps and three types eggs with vege. It's mainly Chinese dishes and transformed into Singaporean style. Better check on photos I took. I recommend this... More 

Thank tzui w
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

If you plan to visit Singapore, paying a visit to Katong area is a smart idea. Dozens of small restaurants and shops in a typical area near to the airport and not far away from the city center. If this is the place where you find yourself for lunch or dinner this small restaurant is a good option. Good food,... More 

Thank KITER57
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

That was amazing authentic cuisine. The atmosphere was amazing and the food was great also. If you are after genuine regional food give this a try. It's where the locals go!

Thank Darren A
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

classic Singapore chinese fare . The hainanese chicken rice is what they are famous for, but i liked the other stuff in quite a varied menu. simple eatery type restauarant. great food good value

Thank Aditya S
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

For chicken rice lovers, this should not be a miss. Cosy environment, service is quick and prices are affordable. Paid around $25 for half a chicken (roasted & white mixed), one drink and 4 plate of rice.

Thank aaronkath
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Dun miss this local food once u r in Singapore ~ good service at affordable price. They even help me pack well since I'm planning to pack it back home. These 3 menus are highly recommended to all new visitors :) super yummy!

Thank Suthatta S
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We love the experience of eating very good chicken rice sitting by the street side a rare experience in Singapore. The service is fast and good so is the food. This place is famous for Chicken Rice and you must try it. We also order the greens and shrimp omelette to go with our chicken rice. Highly recommemded for chicken... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian, Singaporean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 East Coast Road | East Coast, Singapore 428897, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6344 5911
With a multitude of chicken rice stalls in Singapore, you might have difficulty finding just one place with authentic and mouth-watering chicken rice. Yet, one established and reliable chain to try is Five Star Hainanese Chicken Rice, with outlets in East Coast and River Valley and Upper Bukit Timah.

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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