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Reviewed 28 January 2020

what a find this is. a lovely little nook on a quiet street. it was well ventilated and cool inside, decorated beautifully and had ample space for dining. we ordered the char siu and the dabai tempoyak fried rice. they were both fantastic and delicious....i did see one of the reviewers mention the pork being too tough but i actually found it perfectly done. this isn't chinese or french cuisine. it is dayak and it was delicious. now the other thing that i must mention is the tuak tea. this is both a work of art and a nectar of the gods! served in an elegant glass, the blue butterfly pea tea sits playfully atop the base of crystal clear tuak. stir this drink and mix it up...then savour the ice cold and wonderfully delicious and heady mixture sip by sip. best in the world!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 4 January 2020 via mobile

My first time here. Great ambience. Definitely instagrammable place. Delicious food. Came with big family. We ordered Pork Leg Rice, Dayak Char Siew Fried Rice, Tempoyak Fried Rice, Salted Fish Fried Rice and Achovies Fried Rice. I would recommend Tempoyak Fried Rice (fermented durian fried...rice) as I am not a tempoyak eater but if I can swallow this, it means this is one good food. Worth trying. I love their signature drinks especially the 3 Layer Tea. For foreigners who wanna taste Dayak food, do come here, it’s located at China Street along the Main Bazaar. The only setback is it’s hard to find parking spots, so be patient and indulge yourself with some great Dayak food!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 9 December 2019 via mobile

Delicious hidden gem! Found this place by accident. Incredible food and very well priced. Staff are very friendly

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 19 September 2019 via mobile

Came here alone and ask for their recommendation as I just wanted to have 1 dish. They were happy to recommend their signature Char Siew. Was served the char siew and I couldn't finish the whole dish as i had a tough time chewing it...sigh!...Highlighted to them that their signature Char Siew is too tough to be chewed and all they did was apologize...that's all.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 15 September 2019 via mobile

My daughter sourced Pinggai Cafe on TripAdvisor and I must say it is a real nugget! I had Dragon's heart for breakfast and a iced cafe latte. We also had an iced caramel macciahato and kaya on toast. All was freshly made and delicious! The...service was excellent, the gentleman behind the counter was really welcoming and polite to us. Returned a second time for the same again...too good to choose anything else!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 9 September 2019

Hidden from a main sight but definitely worth a visit. Good price and nice place. Food was delicious and presentation of food was I think best we have seen in Malaysia.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 5 August 2019

Pinggai is a place to visit if you want to experience local Sarawak cuisine for a reasonable price. It's a lovely cafe with a nice interior and lovely personnel.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

We order Pork Leg & Cha Shao Noodles, both are wonderful. We also like the atmosphere of the cafe. Definitely will visit again!😊

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 26 July 2019 via mobile

Where do I start for this amazing cool ideas for a cafe? The floral plates they hung on the wall was so pleasing to the eyes. The food we had was delicious. They do know how to cook. The staff are very friendly too. The...only frustration I had was the 3 layer tea. There was no taste of tea detected. On the other hand, can your cafe stop using plastics straws?More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 4 July 2019

A quaint eatery located in an old shophouse... has character, decent food and a very nice atmosphere. Friendly staff. Only letdown - you have to order at the counter...

Date of visit: June 2019
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Pinggai Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5