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Jin De Lai Zhong Hua La Mian

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56 Boat Quay, Singapore 049845, Singapore
+65 6536 8283
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Bengaluru, India
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329 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Overall the food is good, though did not like the pepper crab too much. The place serves good shaanxi cuisine which is on the spicier side.

Thank Dhruva A
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262 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

It is surprising to find a niche Northwest Chinese style noodle shop at Boat Quay. The meal is served in a container usually seen in a buffet restaurant. The ingredients are stewed chicken, potatoes and onions with a mild spicy flavour. The noodle, finger wide and thick, is added later to the stew. A simple yet delicious dish worthy a... More 

Thank Warren H
Singapore, Singapore
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149 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this place and loved the la mian! Sauces are slightly oily. Portions are well sized and great value. The spiciness level was very good although a bit challenging in Singapore heat at times. Seating wise is a bit of a pain - typical Chinese style where you have a meal and eavesdrop on your neighbours conversations!

Thank Noodlesnoodles
Toronto, Canada
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193 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

If you love Chinese food ,especially from north of China , you will love this restaurant. The look, the feel, the service and very important the food were very much like you would find in Xian. To be clear this is not 5 star restaurant! Not 4 either... Some of the folks in our group were speaking Chinese and that... More 

Thank Traveler2009
Los Angeles
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered the pepper crab (at $90) and frankly, probably the worst crab I've had in the US or Singapore - yes, we were ripped off. Very limited English or service. What a way to start our visit in Singapore. We visited around 2:30 and they demanded payment before they served the crab. They quickly backed down when I told them... More 

Thank SKelley
Stavanger, Norway
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104 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We went here for lunch. The food was very good and the location along the river was very nice. Service was quick and polite.

Thank kth79
Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

The price is considered cheap within Boat Quay region. Variety choices of China cuisine and taste good. View is also nice if you can get the table with river view.

Thank ChiouShoei C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Although it is a small restaurant and looks a bit cheap, the meals can be highly recommended. Especially food with "spicy" in the name are made in very delicious ways (hot and garlic). The food is way more than the pictures show - only order one course per person maximum. We had little misunderstandings regarding water (hot instead of sparkling... More 

Thank Lukas K
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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99 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2015

must try the chilly noodles there. The prawns were to die for . Big jumbo prawns. Excellent veg food as well. Had some yum coconut water. Reach early as these restaurants shut by 11 PM.

Thank shikha173
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Located at 56 Boat Quay, go and grab a table at this chinese restaurant and there will be 1 woman out of the 20-30 staff who can reply to you in English. An elaborated menu with numbers and pictures for respective dishes makes life simpler before you could order. Point out to the steward what you want and thats it..We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Boat Quay, Singapore 049845, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6536 8283

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