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Far East Cafe

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19 Jalan Hang Lekir, Melaka, Malaysia
286 3853
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Overview
  • Excellent11%
  • Very good31%
  • Average37%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“rendang” (5 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Malaysian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
19 Jalan Hang Lekir, Melaka, Malaysia
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

many time been jonkerbstreet and having same food..today look for some thingvspecial..butvwalk around with many ppl..cant find any food.atvlast come in to this res...come in without expectations... surprising the food is good and have a home cook taste..not special.but itvhave a warm feeling...

Thank lourencechee
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had dinner at Far East Cafe on a Sunday night back in February, when Melaka was much quieter with the day tourists having left. The restaurant was quiet as well. We had spring rolls, assam pork and chicken with soy sauce and lime, with...More

Thank Glen T
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We made a first attempt to eat a street dinner in Chinatown but too many people and too much confusion. We walked around and most of the recommended restaurants are closed for dinner. We found this that seemed reasonable and given that the expectations were...More

Thank MEAFaro
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We wanted to sample Nonya cooking, the fusion of Malay and Chinese. For my part, if this was typical, it would have been better to have stuck with one or the other... We had some good pandan chicken rolls (like tiny tasty sausages at seven...More

Thank Roland D
Reviewed 17 January 2017

After looking around earlier in the evening on our first night for a suitable place to eat, I found that most had closed by 7pm, so this was the only one we could find without going further. There was nothing wrong with the food, but...More

1  Thank PeterLanky
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Sitting outside this great little restaurant, watching the world pass by on a Saturday night with excellent Nonya foods and a bottle of anchor. PERFECT. We ordered Nonya Rendang and Nonya Pineapple Pork for mains. Both were beautiful. Perfect blend of spices and went perfect...More

1  Thank Bhoyritch
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nyonya food around jonker walk and we stumbled upon far east.. we are hungry so went to the first one we saw. And I regret doing that.. we wasted almost 1.5 hours waiting for our order.. we saw like 3...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Waited almost an hour for food as the restaurant was packed. From taking orders to paying, the waiters were not efficient and clearly lack of manpower to handle large crowd. Food was mediocre and lack of authentic nyonya taste. Curry was blend, fried pork was...More

Thank mrhcc
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We come by this restaurant as we were walking in the jonker walk area. The cafe is old style. We ordered fried nyonya chicken, Assam fish, petai prawn and fried omelette with 2 juices. Total about RM100 Food is ok but not great.

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Good Nonya food. We reached the restaurant nearing closing time and the staff went out of their way to help settle us and put some good food into us. The staff were very helpful and recommended excellent food for us even though it was late....More

Thank ewelee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Jalan Hang Lekir, Melaka, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Melaka State  >  Central Melaka District  >  Melaka
  • Phone Number: 286 3853
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