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Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Ball

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4 Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka, Malaysia
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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is one dish on the menu Hainanese Chicken and Rice Balls. If you don't like that, don't go there. Pretty simple really. This place is crowded, noisy and runs at a breakneck pace. There is almost always a queue of locals and visitors outside waiting to get a seat, so that's testimony to the reputation of the food. Try... More 

Thank Christopher M
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a restaurant with no long queue but reasonable taste of Chicken and Fish Head. But not much variety to choose from.

Thank NickHtun
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of chicken breast for half chicken! Owner very rude when being questioned. Would not recommend!

Thank Chow F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great. Don't forget to try asam fish. Located in Jonker street, worth a visit. Service is very good and efficient.

Thank Zivasbin
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has always been my favourite place to dine when it comes to chicken rice ball. The chicken is tender and fresh. The rice balls are well done and they taste really good if you drizzle them with chilli sauce (mixed with dark sauce). They also serve a variety of side dishes including assam fish, fried cabbage and soup. I've... More 

Thank debbiej_ng
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is another place to have the Malacca chicken rice ball. Surprisingly this place is huge with good and fast service.

Thank GardenCafeInKemaman
Miri, Malaysia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first time eating at Hoe Kee. Long Q but not as long as Chung hwa which is few doors down. Selected them because review said the chicken is nicer then Chung hwa. Service is fast n friendly. They come with some default set menu and recommendation of serving. I have 4 adults with 2 little toddlers. Ordered 4 person... More 

Thank arwen_trip
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178 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Queue around 10mins to get a seat. Rice balls are nice... chicken so so. I had better chicken rice in Singapore.

Thank Johnstanno
Burlington, Vermont
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114 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Great portions of really tasty chicken and rice! Awesome portion sizes to keep you full as you venture out and explore the city. It's very crowded and the lines can get long. Appears to be a must-do when visiting. Melaka has some really nice restaurants and street food vendors, but the food here was awesome! Definitely recommend!

Thank TC6217
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Chicken here is of a nice size n juicy. Rice ball is delicious. Chillie plus the sweet sauce makes it all a happy dish. Just a little thought from me to you (who are reading this). Try to eat the rice ball as a whole. I feel it is more flavourful this way. 😁 i think. Overall, a very enjoyable... More 

Thank Agnes K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Jalan Hang Jebat, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka

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