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Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
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Reviewed 7 August 2022 via mobile

We stayed at the perhentians for several days and did had breakfast and diner at Mama’s. The team is berry hard working family and serve good food for a fair price. Especially the fresh sea food is great! The coffee is best we had during...our trip though Malysia (better than Starbucks ☺️). Also free wifi. Thank you guys!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 12 October 2020

Love the drink here and also breakfast. Coffee lover can order espresso, a real one. I love breakfast here, some snack and noodles. If you look for something local and good price, here we are.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 12 August 2020

Local restaurant serving local & some western food. Open from breakfast until their last call for order @9.30pm. Value for money. Must try- Their Nasi goreng Thai, but request less spicy. - Nasi goreng Paprik -Mee goreng

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 July 2020 via mobile

Great cheap eats. Reasonably priced that’s why we went back and back again many times. Friendly staff. Green curry is great!

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 23 September 2019

Great selection of food and juices, no alcohol is served. Very friendly staff, family business. Nice location and atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 September 2019

This place is great! It has a very nice kampung feel. Staff is really friendly. We had their maggi goreng, nasi goreng kerabu and coconut shakes. The sambal belacan is also very nice and spicy! It is located next to Barat Perhentian Resort and Muslim-friendly....The place does not serve alcohol which is okay for us since we do not drink.More

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

My friends & I agree that this is one of the best places to eat on Perhentian Besar! We love the Kerabu Fried Rice so, so much that we still think about it even after we have left the island! They kindly acceded to our...request for more spicy and no veg on some dishes. All the dishes were delicious. Sadly, we stay on the other side of Besar so we were not able to return for more. Highly recommend! Price-wise I feel it’s all the same across Perhentian but the meals here are definitely worth it! The staffs are friendly, too :)More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 11 September 2019

Food here was average for Malaysian standard, so it pulls down the rating of this restaurant. But the seafood BBQ was excellent. BBQ order came with rice, sauteed vege, cut fruits and dipping sauces. The sauces were delicious and went well with the BBQ seafood;...they had some spices which I assumed was a local recipe of the restaurant. I was impressed with the presentation and garnishing of the seafood BBQ as well. Squid was partially cut and it made eating much easier. Large prawns' shell was skillfully and partially removed as well. It was a really satisfying seafood BBQ dinner.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

Fresh and tasteful food! Great staff. Local food. We took big prawns with rice. I recommend this restaurant

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 23 August 2019 via mobile

It was the most frequently visited restaurant during our stay at Besar Island. Reasonable prices for teastful food. We were there only for lunch so do not about BBQ quality. My favourite was cocconut shake (and it is made from fresh cocconut with addition of...cocconut milk) and watermelon juice. We were trying only local dishes like fried rice, pattaya, tyoman soup or seafood in red sauce. Worth to visit this placeMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 15 July 2019 via mobile

I had a mango chicken curry ... That was delicious. The chicken fried rice of my girlfriend was also very good. The price is fair, comparing to other restaurants on the island. With less than MYR 20 you can eat.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 25 June 2019

The food here was pretty cheap and pretty nice as well. The BBQ is also nice and highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

Meals are about au$4-5 each main and are good. No alcohol sold here, walk next door to Barat to have beers. Good fresh bbq seafood at night time.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Fresh fish is BBQ'd every evening, it's done with less drama than the restaurant next door who make a real spectacle of it and as such attract more people, but don't be fooled Mama's fish is just as good. TOP TIP - look for the...Banana bread at the kiosk where you pay, it's the best! all in all the food is simple here but very good and the service is much better than next door. well worth a try.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Unbelievable good food. Fresh and very tasty seafood, delicious noodles. I highly recommend Mama's food. Just try !

Date of visit: September 2018
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Mama's Place Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5