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“Interesting location, food OK”
Review of Kao Rou Ji

Kao Rou Ji
Ranked #144 of 12,668 Restaurants in Beijing
Neighbourhood: Houhai
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Neighbourhood: Houhai
Singapore, Singapore
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Interesting location, food OK”
Reviewed 2 June 2013

The restaurant is located next to a small lake that is surrounded by lots of bars and other restaurants. It seems a very hip area and was definitely worth visiting. The restaurant is apparently quite old and well known. It serves Muslim food which seems to mean lobs of barbecued meat. The food was OK but not something really special

  • Visited May 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
in my world
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“muslim rest”
Reviewed 2 June 2012

U know chinese is very difficult 4 us, so I'm not sure of the name. Any way it's a muslim restuarant & here is the web site of the company http://www.bjkaorouji.com/en/default.aspx
I think the company has more than one rest, & the one I tried was in the famous area HUTONGS by the river. I really like the food there. the rest was crowded with all poeple: chinese, western & many poeple were waiting for mybe 30 m to be seated.

  • Visited May 2012
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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Traditional Chinese BBQ”
Reviewed 30 June 2009

This was a wonderful meal, traditionally prepared and an outstanding value. It is located along a very hip lake with an active night life. This would be a perfect dinner after paddle boating on the lake. They do not serve any pork products (muslim) but there is plenty to sample from the menu.

There are all sorts of stimuli around you. The wonderful smells of the food, the warmth of the fading afternoon sun, the laughter and clinking glasses from tables of revelers...

Quick service, delicious food, easy to get to, highly recommended.

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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“A very satisfying meal”
Reviewed 10 March 2009

There are just 2-3 dishes that are absolutely amazing on Kao Rou Ji's menu. Fortunately one of those is their signature lamb dish (which everyone seems to order). It is beyond amazing. And don't forget to order as a side: sheep stomach. That might sound repulsive but the texture and flavor is PERFECT. Very, very good. Unfortunately, there really isn't much else on their menu that's as worthwhile, but definitely worth 1 visit, probably not 2. Fast service, even though the place can get very crowded. Great location as well.

Oh, and skip the apricot duck at ALL COSTS.

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“A famous traditional barbecue meat restaurant. - Beijing icon with so-so food. YL.”
Reviewed 4 September 2008

A famous traditional barbecue meat restaurant. - Beijing icon with so-so food. YL.

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