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Choon Hui Cafe

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Ban Hock Road, Kuching, Malaysia
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun 07:00 - 17:00
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 07:00 - 13:00
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a popular place for having local food for breakfast amongst the locals and tourists. On weekends or holidays, you must come by 9am or risk having all the food finish before you arrive. Have the popiah, kolo mee and Sarawak laksa. Be prepared to wait for the food of around 20 mins during peak time especially for the... More 

Thank Juni1984
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The kolok mee, Sarawak Laksa and popiah is so good and tasty. It's always packed so go early and expect to wait. It's worth visiting though

Thank AnnieChai07
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made my way through the morning jam just for a cup of coffee.. now i can face the worst this day can throw at me..

1 Thank Victor F
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908 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Opens at 7am. Just irrestible. The laksa has rice vermicelli in a spicy broth made from a paste of blended onions , garlic, ginger, lemongrass, spices and chillies, combined with coconut milk, roasted nuts, shredded omelet and prawns. Eating a bowl is a good breakfast to start the day.

Thank GAN L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The best kopi o , kopi o peng ✌. Their roti kahwin with homemade kaya a must try. Their Sarawak laksa us superb. Popia too. The coffee shop is established way back in the 70's . Always jam packed with people. So be prepared to wait. Shop are clean. Cheap

Olomouc, Czech Republic
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We visited this restaurant after recommendation in one lazy morning...that was incredible experience...We got the best laksa ever in Kuching! I highly recommending to visit, awesome food, nice place with nice people...

Thank Matuty
Singapore, Singapore
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320 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Although the Sarawak laksa at this cafe had been endorsed by Antony Bourdain, I personally find it (at RM8 per bowl) to be too spicy 🌶, compared to other laksa I have tried since I was a kid growing up in this town. We did try the charcoal toasted bread and half-boiled eggs, as they were also highly recommended; these... More 

Thank kapitanchina
Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

It's really lively in the morning where many locals head to for breakfast. The sarawak laksa is a must-try and they were sold out by lunchtime. The thick toast and carrot cake also tasted amazing. The local coffee was really fragrant and thick as well. Great place, must visit!

Thank littedup
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

As a student living in Kuching, I can say that Choo Hui is one of the best places to eat laksa. However, the second time I was there I waited for one hour to get my food. I asked for it three times, and every time they had forgotten that I had ordered in the first place. Choon Hui is... More 

1 Thank Kasper S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Taken to eat Sarawak laksa for breakfast by a local. Delicious: my only regret was that i ordered a small portion of the laksa instead of a large one. But dont bother with the popiah; I've had far better.

Thank Nivivin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Malaysian, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ban Hock Road, Kuching, 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?