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401 Balestier Road
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Telephone: (65) 6254-3937
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With a string of successful chicken rice restaurants and Zi Char (home-style cooked food) joints island-wide, Boon Tong Kee is one of the fastest growing homegrown restaurant chains in Singapore. Adopting a simple belief in providing customers with great tasting food at reasonable prices, and impeccable service, it has evolved from a tiny stall in a New Bridge Road coffee shop to a highly successful chain of restaurants.

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  1. sylvdoanx
     19 Apr 2008 at 3:29 am

    I give more stars than the reviews above since I always like going here.

    Contrary of the previous reviews, I go to this restaurant often and like it! I think the chicken is very good and tasty. Especially the chili! I think it's very fragrant and tasty. One other type of food I (and my boyfriend.. he likes it a lot too) usually order is the fried tofu. It's so delicious, especially the skin. I bet the skin has some special recipe..

    Well yeah sometimes it's not that good though. I guess it's just how lucky we are when we come. We once came and the chicken served to us was nothing but bones! Okay, exaggerated, but there were many bones..

    It's suitable for eating with a large group of people since their portion is quite big and pricey. You will see many families eating here.

    However I agree that service can be kinda sucky some time. They should stop hiring people with no English command at all. With my poor Mandarin understanding and the waiter/waitress' poor understanding of sign language (hahaha), it's quite a mess. Well sometimes we're lucky though, we can get the staff that speaks English (usually they wear black and gold attire.. Watch out) and get served very well.

    I still think it's good though.. Just bought my friends to eat there few days ago and they really like it.

    Just luck, I guess... Hahaha.

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    1. sylvdoanx
      sylvdoanx said:
      oops got typo... ><
      19 Apr 2008 at 4:01 am
    2. claud
      claud said:
      I used to go there often too. But their service really cannot make it 99% of the time. So now I hardly visit them.
      20 Apr 2008 at 12:08 am
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  2. apple_teddy
     13 Mar 2008 at 11:27 am

    I totally agree..this store at balestier is so packed with people. I don't understand why..the first time i tried boon tong kee's chicken rice is at balestier..and it is my worst experience. The chicken is too is cut into big pieces.

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    1. Pharque
       02 Oct 2007 at 3:07 pm


      CHICKEN SO-SO, Standard So-so, Amount so-so, Price NOT so-so. Service KENA SAI.

      What more do I need to say???


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