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Alor Akar Restaurant

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Jalan Kubang Buaya | Off Jln Beserah, Kuantan, Malaysia
+60 9-568 0720
18:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very old restaurant (30 years). Food are very good, prices are super reasonable, but restaurant is very old and quite run down.. very very crowded due to famous.. need to go very early or risk waiting 1 hr for seat/ signature meal out of order..

Thank Kelvin C
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is rather basic and a bit on the down side hygiene wise. It is popular with locals because of the price and delicious seafood dishes. Service is quick. Queuing is common as it is often full on public holidays and weekends.

Thank N0madatlarge
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was full when we reached there at 6.45 pm on a Thursday. We managed to get a place to sit after waiting a short while. It was a noisy joint but clean. We were already starved by the time our food arrived 50 minutes later. The staffs were too busy to show us any customer service...the lady who... More 

Thank Zita M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is usually crowded with godzillion of people in the evenings. The food is quite impressive, ask the boss for their recommendations.

Thank Abraham L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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74 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Place was packed so we had to wait for a while before we got the table. Ordered a few dishes, food was pretty tasty but nothing too exceptional. The price range is also moderate. Great for eating in a group.

Thank Selinawongg
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Seat was full when I reached. Walked around nearby. Returned 15 minutes later. I got seated. Ordered chicken but no chicken. Go there early.

Thank traveler10y
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a choice for me for my dinner because there is many choices that you can make there and you can order a lot of them so you are full and not hungry.Besides ,the food sold there are delicious and cheap,this is a worth place to go

2 Thank Jack O
Kuala Lumpur
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86 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Been people's (both local and tourists) favorite for years Had a simple dinner for 4 last weekend Ordered our favorite steamed Patin Fish in superior soy sause (to bring out the fish's unique taste), butter cray fish , salted egg fried sotong, garlic fried vegs and another fav, pork belly salted fish in claypot (ham-yee fa-lum po) .. still good... More 

Thank kawanut
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Simple setting with fresh seafood. Famous for their herbal chicken. Pick the dishes displayed on the wall. Can't go wrong!

Thank sseahorsee
Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Food is above average chinese cooking. Service is prompt. Prices reasonable. Specialty beggar chicken is good. Come early as the place is always packed. Parking is quite bad.

Thank Allan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Malaysian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Kubang Buaya | Off Jln Beserah, Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Pahang  >  Kuantan District  >  Kuantan
  • Phone Number: +60 9-568 0720

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