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Kim Joo

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Jalan Ewe Hai, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kolok mee resembles jap thin ramen serve dry with tasty lard added. Handmade with the right springy light texture. Their soup is served with the insides, fresh pork balls or u could have it with bbq pork tog with minced pork without that soup. Fair price point. Oh yes the had made pau was good too. I went before 12... More 

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Thank Lau L
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended for its kolo mee. The noodles were nice and springy and the "cheng" soup (pork spare parts optional) was very tasty

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Thank Scubaholic777
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1,675 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 692 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

the shop is famous for its kolo mee. it is clean and the food are all fresh. the pork is well roasted and plentiful. the broth is clear and the noodle is soft. service is ok. prices are reasonable.

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Thank jeff1955malaysia
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Very delicious local delicacy called ''KOLO MEE". What I always ordered was one mixed pork intestine soup with one kolo mee. So delicious!

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Thank Geoffrey L
Aarhus
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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Kim Joo serves a pretty good Kolo Mee with a bit more different elements than the usual barbecue pork. You also get a small soup with bean sprouts in, which was a pleasant add on to the otherwise heavy dish. Pretty good quality for a low price, would go there again.

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Thank Kasper S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Kim Joo is one unassuming shop along Carpenter Street. We tried it anyway as it was within the attraction sites and had good reviews from Tripadvisor. We ordered the Kim Joo special. What flavorful noodles, just so delicious! The roast pork and meatball toppings were just not enough so we ordered additional servings. We wanted the pork bun but it... More 

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Thank AMAquino
Kapit, Malaysia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 November 2016

One of the best Kolo mee places in town! I’ve always heard good things about Kim Joo Kolo Mee. It was situated at the back street lane which most of us have no idea of. So one find day I finally went there for a try. Excited with all the good comments and patiently waiting for my bowl of goodness.... More 

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Thank Sander E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Chinese family coffee shop with kitchen and excellent Kolok Mee stall. Good menu and very popular for lunch. Located at oldest part of Kuching City.

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Thank Kiang Chiok S
Kuching, Malaysia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Every Sarawakian would have a favoirite kolomee stall. Kim Joo is mine. I love the taste of mixed soup made here. Coupled with a plain serving of kolomee, it is the best start for a hectic work day.

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Thank DennisW77
Busan, South Korea
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Having walked by here many times when they were closed in the evenings, I ate here twice during my stay in Kuching. The Kolo Mee is fantastic! I had the version with everything (tripe, tongue, other offal). The noodles were flavorful, and their bao (big Chinese dumplings) are also delicious. They close after 2pm I think, so you have to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Ewe Hai, Kuching 93000, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sarawak  >  Kuching

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