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328 Katong Laksa

#3,258 of 9,004 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
Joo Chiat
Asian, Singaporean
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51 East Coast Road, Singapore 428707, Singapore
+65 9732 8163
08:00 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very average laksa, bland and lacked any punch. I watched a program in Australia about this place and they pumped it up a bit. I could safely say i could make better. No lie! The oyster in the laksa tasted slightly off as well . (I didnt get crook from it though) I tried a laksa in bangkok that ran... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a real disappoint when you go visit the main joint in Katong a small place and few chairs Food lakes you get in any hawker Center around Singapore and some other Assam Laksa is lot better

Thank mig88
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good reliable Laksa. Noodles already cut so only a spoon needed! So many good Laksa's in Singapore, this is one of them.

Thank funkyskull
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive. Tasteless. Swill like broth This place only survives as a tourist destination. But I doubt it can rest on its laurels any longer. First and last time trying katong laksa.

Thank Joseph H
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

With a tagline that says "famous katong laksa", i can only say it is meant for the tourists. There's taste in the soup (gravy=thick which this is not) and the sambal is spicy but not much else can be said about the quality. At 9 in the morning, the soup is just warm but i assume they serve it hot... More 

Thank Angela C
Singapore, Singapore
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223 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Quality: Average Taste: Average Service: 'You owe them a living' Price: Average Personal opinion so please do not criticize. It ain't the same laksa anymore. Spicy yes but the taste of authentic laksa is totally off. Price is on the high side and frankly, the ingredients is seriously little. Service? Forget about service. However, no harm to try it. Opt... More 

Thank CaseyOng2014
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Visited 328 katong laksa@51 east coast rd. The laksa soup tasted good but there is nothing else in it besides a few pieces of fried fish cake with no prawn. Wondered if this is the way katong laksa should be but found the photo shown on the wall clearly displayed 3 prawns. It is not delivered as advertised. Besides, attitude... More 

Thank parradragon
Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016

If you are travelling Singapore and you like o eat local food this is the best place you shoud try. One laksa $3 plus only. Also you can try "Ottha". Its something like dry fish. really nice. Highly recommended for travellers around the world.

Thank Samregal
Singapore, Singapore
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1,335 reviews
860 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Laksa was good enough in terms of topping qualities. The soup was little weak. The noodle was fine. Nasi Lemak, I had a lot better one than here. Otah was nice not too spicy. I brought my visitor friends with me to checked out this famous place.

Thank 0_Gyrfalcon_0
Banbury, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This serves Laksa and very little else. The Laksa is delicious, but the surroundings were very basic and the service was somewhat surly.

Thank CarrieandGeorge78

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Asian, Singaporean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 East Coast Road, Singapore 428707, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 9732 8163

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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