Review You Kee Xo Singapore, 43 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore

Review You Kee XO Singapore 43 Joo Chiat Pl

“Really nice food here. All the items we tried are good. The char siew is very special here as well as the soup. It’s worth the trip” or “Excellent roasts and soup. We were also served free gingko nut/barley dessert” It is one of the few customer evaluation comments about You Kee Xo Singapore. Let’s read more of this article on Thecityvisitor.com to find out if You Kee Xo Singapore is quality.

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Background Info

  • Phone: 91168868 (+65 91168868)
  • Address: 43 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore
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Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 11 AM to 3 PM.

Wednesday: Closed.

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You Kee Xo Singapore reviews

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Is You Kee Xo Singapore good?

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“Really nice food here. All the items we tried are good. The char siew is very special here as well as the soup. It's worth the trip”

“Ordered the Triple meat dish. Of the three, the BBQ Char Siew is the best, followed by the Roast meat and the Herbal Roast Duck. Prices are reasonable with a Chicken with mee from $4-$5. Worth a visit.”

“Excellent roasts and soup. We were also served free gingko nut/barley dessert”

“Taste is very very good! Similar to ipoh standard. A bit pricey but overall the taste made up for it. Their dishes all got wok hei taste. Will be back again”

“Best duck rice I have ever had. The duck is fragrant, and so is the rice and soup. I recommend this place if you're looking for nice duck rice.”

“Been here countless of times. Prices seem to have increased. Big fan of the char siew, herbal boiled soup, volcano tofu and zhi char dishes. Good for a simple meal. Seems like a branch of an eatery in JB.”

“Char siew is amazingly tender and flavourful, sio bak had crispy skin and tender meat. Duck was superb as well. Sauces complemented the meat well. Very good experience.”

“Their charsiu melts in your mouth, roast pork is good too: crispy skin, just the right amount of meat and fat, and the noodle is springy, yum!!! My favorite lunch place in Joo Chiat.”

It has won many reviews from customers on the website, including 196 feedbacks with an overall score of 4.5 out of five-star ratings. Out of those, 88% are positive reviews.

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Review Review You Kee Xo Singapore, 43 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore

There is a total 196 reviews

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    Carol T

    first time and very satisfied with the yummy meal. great customer service too. highly reco! …

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    Rayne Teo

    The duck is very good, fragrant with caramelised skin! Love the DanGui sauce too! Go early if you dont want to miss out their daily limited portion boiled herbal soup.

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    JW Y

    Looking for a fuss free meal?

    You Kee XO is one of my favourite takeaway meal places. Good customer service. Their dishes are tasty, affordable and generous food portions. These days I get smaller food portions from other restaurants but not here at YKX.

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    Andrew Tay

    We order the combi platter on roast duck, roast pork and char-siew. The roast duck is excellent and best of the 3. The roast pork skin is crisp but very high fat to meat ratio which is not too my liking. The char-siew is cold, too lean and tough. The noodle is springy and soup of the day, ginseng chicken, is tasty.

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    Est

    Food sells out very early . Go early if wanna try the roasted meat

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    Adrian Wong

    Tasty soups, yummy roasted duck and crispy roasted meat!

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    Adrian Koh

    A bit on the sweet side. The roast meats are fatty that melts in your mouth, with a good balance of crunchiness due to burnt edges. Fish head had lots of scales on it, which impedes full enjoyment.

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    Shufen Toh

    We stay close back and always go back for their char Siew and roasted duck, and their service never fails to impress us – we always get a bowl of dessert at the end of a meal.

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    Ragesh Ramasamy

    The place is clean. And the dishes were exemplary. We had the mixed vegetables in sambal which had ikan bilis toppings , claypot brinjal , char siew and the pork rolls . Looking at the menu, they have reasonable rice dishes as well like chicken rice, char sure rice and so on. Aa must visit again place. …

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    Jason Chan

    I went back to this eatery after about 2 months. Unfortunately, they have increased the price after the 1% GST kicked in. My usual cha siew and pork rice have increase by about $2. I noticed the usual waiters and waitresses no more working there. The new staff not so friendly, very unfortunately. The older staff will usually talk to me as I am quite a regular customer there and they will say thank you to you after passing you the food. The present staff don’t have that warmth… However, food still ok. But portion still same though price have increased.

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    YP tay

    overated..

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    Cheng-Choon Si

    Awesome cha siew and duck.

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    Xian Zhi Wee

    The roast items are good but the best I have eaten. However the food choices and overall quality is good. Price is reasonable. Worth the try.

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    Randy Ngatimin

    The char siew and duck is really good! Char siew has a nice caramelised, crispy exterior with juicy insides. Duck is tender and delicious. The noodle is Q-y and bouncy, an absolute joy to put it in your mouth. Roast chicken is not bad too, soft and tender. The herbal chicken soup is not the strongest I’ve tasted but it’s good too.

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    Kian Chee Loh

    Had good CNY lunch here. Roasted meat was freaking sumptuous. Char Siew will melt in your mouth! Try it! Soup will nourish your empty fatigued stomach. Green bean dessert was finely tuned too!!

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    Aden Zheng Quan Phua

    Love their char siew and duck solid.

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    BelLeeBeadz Creations

    Excellent roasts and soup. We were also served free gingko nut/barley dessert

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    Derrick Lin

    The char siew is a must try

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    Jackson Jack

    Great Cantonese roost cuisine. Nice Char Siew …

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    Merlin Y

    Good food and very crowded on weekends. Soup limited to 50 bowls per day

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    Timothy Tam

    Delicious food and very friendly staff. One of the best char siu in Singapore, and the other dishes are equally good

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    Melvin L.

    The star is the honey glazed char siew, every bites with ‘fats’. Yummy! Ordered with roast
    chicken.. gd! And XO roast duck with noodles.. duck was tasty and noodles were thick n QQ!

    Tried the urn charcoal stew soup last time.. it was gd too.. $12.80 per portion.

    Restaurant gives complimentary small soup and dessert for everyone even for takeaway!

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    Yat Keong Wong

    Excellent Char Siu and it’s a must order item and just next in your mouth.

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    Peter Low

    Very reasonably priced and fantastic roast meats. Lots of side dishes, so best to come in a group of 5. One of the best in the east.

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    MS C

    Impatient staff while no one waiting for collecting food and only 2 tables of customers.

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    KEN ANG

    Nice Nongya fish head

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    Christopher Foo

    Really nice food here. All the items we tried are good.
    The char siew is very special here as well as the soup.

    It’s worth the trip

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    Jervenne Ong

    Best cameralized char siew in SG! Since can’t go JB now, I’m glad there’s a franchise here to satisfy my crave.
    The burnt ends and melt in the mouth char siew is to die for.
    Try the ones with the noodles which I love the scallion seasoning.

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    Jeffrey Lee Kah Jun

    I have been patronising this restaurant in Joo Chiat for more than a year due to the consistency in their food quality. They have one of the best soups ever and are sold in limited servings daily. The char siew is incredibly popular as it simply melts in the mouth. My another recommendation will be their handmade tofu too. Roasted delights fans, you have to give it a go at this restaurant. You won’t be disappointed! 10/10 will recommend.

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    Geraldine Goh

    Went to check out the You Kee Xo branch in Singapore as I loved the food at the KSL mall branch. I ordered Charsiew rice, roasted chicken and charsiew noodles and the signature homemade beancurd. Their char siew is good it is not as good as the Johor branch because their charsiew was more charred and tough. Portion size of the meat was less than Johor branch. I really enjoyed the homemade beancurd though. There is an open air carpark opposite the restaurant.

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    Eryk Seah

    Giving this 5 stars for their tasty char siew. One of the best I’ve had even though it’s a take-away. The char siew is juicy, tender and sweet. Those who love fatty char siew will want more of this.

    Roasted duck is average to me, didn’t try other parts of the duck to give a full review. Although the duck skin tasted delicious and well seasoned.

    Siew yuk is also very tender and juicy. Although would be better if the skin is crispy, but understandable since it’s a take-away.

    Will visit the actual shop in person next time.

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    Ryan Noo

    Great Cantonese roast vibes. Friendly owner, great host, good food. Especially like the duck, nicely cooked. Was given free dessert at the end of the meal.

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    Jimmy Liew

    Best chicken rice shop in Singapore. Brings back the Malaysia feel since being stuck here for more than a year

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    Stephanie Liew

    Great roasted meats and great sides , well worth the calories ! All the roasted meats are great!

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    Anderson HH Chan

    Absolutely amazing. The char siew is sweet, the duck meat is tender with a tinge of herbal and the roasted meat is juicy enough.

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    Guang wei Lau

    Would give this a 4 star, in comparison to the You Kee in Malaysia.

    My favourite was the char siew which has that blend of honey glazed sweetness meets charring of the char siew. Roasted pork was also crispy and decent. The duck was a miss for me. The hot plate tofu was slightly on the salty side but does go well with rice.

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    V L

    New!

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    Jeremy Chan

    The char siew and sio bak are exceptional. The char siew is half fat and marinade Malaysia style where it’s served without any sauces. All the flavour is locked in. The sio bak skin is crispy AF. Noodles are perfect al dente. It’s not like the local mee kia, more like thin ramen in texture. Well worth traveling for.

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    Ash Arc

    The roasted char siew pork taste great…

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    prodos

    Best roasted pork mee.. must try!!

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    James Lee

    Really good roasted meat. One of the best in the area.

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    Chun Keong Chia

    The roast meats are fantastic. Truly authentic. Roast pork has a good mix of fats that melts in your mouth

    The 5 spices ngoh hiang was a pleasant surprise for me

    And to top off the meal, the traditional soup was the perfect way to complement the meal!!!!

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    Sam Ho S M

    One of the best 烧蜡 in JB and SG

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    Liaw David

    Good roasted meat & soup.

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    Leonard

    Came to this shop for breakfast one of the weekends after hearing a lot about it… glad i made the trip…. Had noodles with cha siew and siew yok…. Must say that it is good! The roast meat are . Down side is that it is a bit on the pricy side for such noodles… having said that, may still go there when the craving hits …

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    Susi Sutan

    Their charsiu melts in your mouth, roast pork is good too: crispy skin, just the right amount of meat and fat, and the noodle is springy, yum!!! My favorite lunch place in Joo Chiat.

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    C.

    So much to say about this place – brings you back to JB without crossing the causeway. The meats are on point, the char siew has a nice char to the skin and the meat:fat ratio is perfect, duck is not overly dry (sauce complements the duck perfectly) and the siewyok’s skin passes the crunch test. The daily soup is a must order! It’s charcoal boiled in an urn and you could taste the herbs and nutrients from the ingredients every mouthful. Go for the noodles, which has this sauce that goes very well with it. This is truly a hidden gem in Joo Chiat.

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    Jenna Ch'ng

    Simply love their char siu, a bit char, fat melt in mouth KL style of char siu. Noodles is nice, boiled soup is good, and I like their homemade tofu too. The foods are above average. Will be back again! …

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    OWD

    Hands down the best char siew I had in Singapore. Service is great too! Definitely would recommend to any who loves their char siew

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    daryl peh

    Was never really a char siew fan but this place’s char siew was next level 11/10. The duck is above average 7/10, could probably get a better one at dian xiao er. The roast pork was average at best 5/10.

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    gabe k

    One of the best char siew and roasted pork belly! Char siew is well marinated and melts in your mouth. Zi char dishes are not bad as well with reasonable prices.

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    Adrain C

    Nice place for meat roast and the soup is nice. Friendly and mindful service

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    Douglas Seah

    Been here countless of times. Prices seem to have increased.

    Big fan of the char siew, herbal boiled soup, volcano tofu and zhi char dishes. Good for a simple meal.

    Seems like a branch of an eatery in JB.

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    trulyGabriel

    Inconsistent Touch and Go quality

    ducks
    siew yoke
    charsiew

    I went there 3 times in 4 months –
    1 first time 10/5 (beyond awesome)

    2 second time 5/5 excellent

    3 today – 2/5 burnt hard char siew, salty off taste siew yoke 1/5 which i could not finish

    how to ever consider bringing guests here

    when the bill rolled up – its also not cheap

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    Derek W

    Food is good. char siew is exceptionally good…

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    James Wong

    One of the best char siew around. The meat is tender with a hint of smoke and crisp from the bbq with the right balance of fats and juicy meat. Eat with noodles and soup.

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    Kewei ZHUANG

    The char siu is soft and tender. The crispy pork roll, yummy….
    Soup is fantastic.

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    Chee Siong Lim

    Char siew must order!

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    Walter Lee

    Charsiew and Shao Rou very nice sweetness and crunch respectively.

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    Pei hua Lim

    All dishes are well done, love it all. However my family and I sadden to miss out their famous herbal soup. Will be back again for it.

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    Eli C

    Had the duck noodles, would recommend. Noodles were nice and springy, duck skin was not soggy, fats were melt in the mouth. Came with lard bits that were crunchy and not oily.

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    Aden Lee

    One of the better char siew I’ve ever had. To be honest it deserves a 5 star but its a little too costly.
    If you are dinning in their service is quite personal though not the fastest.

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    Melvin Seetoh

    A complete gastronomical experience. From the soup as an appetizer, the Al dente noodles to complement the melty char siew, even the free dessert, you could tell great care was taken to prepare every item. Char siew is outstanding, duck was good, siew yoke was just fine. Soup is a must order!

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    Richard S

    Average – $5 for a small portion of char Siew rice.

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    Cheek

    Good food. Will come back again

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    Jenny Tan

    Being there many times. Price is reasonable, a must to order char sao n a pot of hot claypot soup.

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    Kayla Neo

    Best duck rice I have ever had. The duck is fragrant, and so is the rice and soup. I recommend this place if you’re looking for nice duck rice.

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    Avis Wong

    Had the char Siew noodles. I like that they used egg noodles and not the alkaline noodles. It was al dente and satisfying. Ate it mostly with the green chilli as their chilli on the side is more like chicken rice style of chilli and doesn’t go well with noodles.

    Other reviews mentioned that the char siew had a good mix of lean and fattiness but I think my plate of char siew was too fat. Every bite was pure fats and there was hardly any lean meat to it. It was just too much, too sinful. My friend said her plate of char siew on her rice was quite lean.

    Regardless, it was still quite enjoyable. But just note to self to request for a more balanced cut of the meat the next time round.

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    Fann

    Crazy good char siew over here. The glaze is sweet, savoury and charred to perfection.

    Plus, service was great too!

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    Alicia Lee

    Taste is very very good! Similar to ipoh standard. A bit pricey but overall the taste made up for it. Their dishes all got wok hei taste. Will be back again

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    boon siong ng

    Not great, pricey, did not enjoy food.

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    Justin Collera

    One of the best roast meats in Singapore

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    Edy Soepadmo

    Hidden gem in Joo Chiat for those who miss JB roasted meats. Great service!

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    Riccardo 13

    Excellent roasted meats and noodles

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    jasmine ang

    Great food

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    Moses Koh

    High quality food. Love the char siew and volcano tofu

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    Keith Lim

    Great roasted meats. Go for the meat platters a soup and the tou fu. U won’t regret it. They also do deliveries

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    Ivan Ng

    Ask for soup of the day

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    Tan Kai Wen Willy

    A friend of mine keep saying & wanting to buy us a meal there, then finally able to make it, only 3 of us.
    The Soup, Char Siew, Duck Meat & Ngo Hiang is Good except for the Roasted Pork is Totally Out bcos it’s Not Crispy at all, that’s the disappointment.
    Staff wasn’t attentive too & more over it wasn’t that crowded, only 4 tables including us.
    Park is convenient.

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    Daniel Oh

    Their ‘char siew’ very tasty, best seller.

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    brerz

    Above average roast meat dishes

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    Gareth Ng

    It’s not bad. Not fantastic. Definitely doesn’t live up to it’s reputation.

    The noodles are fresh noodles, thus a decent springy texture, but nothing special about the sauce, and the MSG aftertaste is annoying.

    Texture of duck is decent, but the lack of a good chilli to accompany is disappointing

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    Amy Ng

    Friendly Service, Passionate Chef at reasonable price

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    Ronnie Tan

    Order a char siew and roasted pork rice for me and my son and a roast duck rice for my mom. Added the volcano toufu as a side for everyone to share.

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    jiwei snow

    Soup of the day 14++
    Problem is they laid out quite a number of soup choices. When we ordered the specific one we wanted, the waitress did not inform us that is not the “current” soup of the day. Which tasted bad anyway.

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    Ai Ping Low

    Easily the BEST char siew in Singapore and possibly everywhere else. I bring family and friends and always tell them how this char siew is just LIFE CHANGING. It melts in your mouth, has the right amount of char and tastes just right.
    Always have it with the noodles that are springy with pork lard.

    The other awesome dishes to try: the volcanic tofu, soup of the day (double broiled traditionally).

    The service could be improved, the staff seems very unmotivated most times and are not very attentive

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    Jonathan Liu

    Fantastic food. Always order via Foodpanda. A gem.

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    chianwei83

    Overpriced for the duck that seems tasteless, dry and below normal. Paid 62 bucks for it.

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    Imelda

    Char siew and tofu is awesome Glad they have a branch in SG! Feel that the price is worth it too for the taste …

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    Vincent

    The char siew is fatty and caramelized. Reserve in advance to avoid disappointment. Staff was friendly. The Pork Belly with Salted Fish and Dried Chili tasted very similar to those in Malaysia. Note that it may be a bit spicy for some tastebuds.

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    Bagas Danara

    Really great food and friendly service

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    Ludovic Vanco

    Excellente food at reasonable price
    My favorites are the Volcano tofu and the chicken
    Green bean desert is very nice too

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    TH Too

    Great Malaysian style char siew with fats. Our kids love the volcano tofu. The soup is a must as well.

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    adren sim

    Great place with good ambience. Great place to find mouth drooling roasted meat and traditional herb soup. Yum!

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    G O

    Roast Pork and Char Siew is always good as usual. However, seems that the roast duck is not as tasty as before. Recently, lesser of the roast duck breast meat came with the skin, today 1/3 of the roast duck meat came with skin, sad to say. The skin for roast meat is always the highlight of HK roast.

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    Xiaoan bai chi

    Roast meats place from Malaysia. The fact they opened in a shop house in the middle of nowhere (sorry Joo Chiat) tells you the confidence they have in their food. And they do not disappoint. Their roast duck is heavenly (and not oily). They also serve wonderful herbal soup, which helps lessen the guilt of all those calories you’re ingesting. It’s a tad expensive though but worth the price!

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    TWD

    Ordered the Triple meat dish. Of the three, the BBQ Char Siew is the best, followed by the Roast meat and the Herbal Roast Duck. Prices are reasonable with a Chicken with mee from $4-$5. Worth a visit.

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    Andrea Ngou

    Nice food, especially pork char siew, tofu and boiled Chinese herbal soup.

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    Raphael Leong

    Good food but I went on a hot afternoon so the pleasure was spoilt. Its not air-conditioned.

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    Benjamin Zhan

    Arrived a little late and the soup of the day had finished. Will be sure to come back for that. The duck was tender but with good mouth feel. The cooked dishes are pretty standard but decent.

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    Amanda Quek

    FOOD WAS STILL AS GOOD. THEIR SIGNATURE TOUFU IN STONE CLAYPOT WAS V TASTY & FRESH. THEIR CHARSIEW WAS IS SUPER TENDER & FRAGRANT. VEG TOO WAS STILL CRISP N CRUNCHY & HAD WOK HEY.OH YES BOUGHT THEIR YAM F SKIN YUM MINI MOON CAKE ..TAT TOO WAS PRETTY GD. Sevoce staff os friendly & efficient.

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    Wilson Sim

    Tried the roast duck and char siew. Char Siew was on the fatty side, although they were very soft and juicy. Not for folks who don’t like their meat too fat. Roast duck was juicy and tasty. Price is reasonable.

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    Louise Lee

    Excellent soup. Roast pork n char siew delicious, meltingly good.

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    Eileen Neo (Sgsohotleh)

    The char siew literally melts in your mouth. The marination is just right. Love the charcoal taste on the char siew. Roast pork has very crispy skin and for those who love the fatss, you should try this. Superb good herbal soup!!!! Pls reserve the soup or be there before 2pm to avoid disappointment!

    Very friendly service staffs. Cozy restaurant and it feels alittle like Malaysia! Missing the Malaysia vibes! Will definitely be back!

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    Alex Soo

    They use to be very good in the food and service. Sadly both food and service has drop by a lot and price when up. The food and service now does not justify for the price. This may be my last time here.

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    Benson Tan

    Like the roast meat

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    steven lim

    Ordered the small meat platter for around $25. The char siu was okay, slightly sweet, and we liked the mix of sesame seeds. The crispy pork was not as crispy as hoped and some of the pieces were hard to chew through. The duck was good, especially with the sauce. Our favourite dish was actually the claypot brinjal with minced pork, which had a nice flavour without being too overpowering. We both ordered sour plum drinks, which was pretty disappointing. Lunch was over $40 which we thought was a little expensive.

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    Jasmine Adams

    Good but not the best roast mests. Well marinated, a tad sweet , but good texture and bite

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    Vienna

    I used to go to this restaurant a lot. The portions of the dishes are just right. The soup tastes authentic, but you have to go early. If you go at night, it is likely to be sold out. Pork belly pot and volcanic tofu taste great, must order every time. Roast meat is also very good, and the price is very high. The old shop is full of repeat customers. They seldom come here after moving. This time I come back to the East to eat here. It still tastes the same. Five-star recommendation.

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    Yu Ching Lau

    Very good food! Value for money. Tofu was my favourite dish. The roast meats tend to run out quickly, best to call in advance to reserve.

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    Janine Roelli

    Food is gooood! …

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    Ts Sarah

    Nice food nice ambience
    Nice boss Mr Lin. Thanks for ensuring we finish the dinner first before clearing!! Well done

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    T R

    Below average

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    Carmen Chan

    Good value. Char siu and siu yok is the best. Even offer complementary dessert. Although order has been taken incorrectly multiple times, staff has been quick to rectify.

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    eng kee low

    Good is quite delicious.
    Price reasonable.

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    Fook-Meng Chan

    Excellent charsiew and soups

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    CP

    There are 2 things here that I feel is definitely above the pack – the char siew and the soup of the day. The char siew may look overly charred but it does not feel so when eating it. It has that very delicate sweet bbq aroma, and the meat is soft though it is not the fatty kind. The soup is very rich from boiling and simmering for many hours. And the environment is very clean and pleasant which is a plus.

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    Zi Ying

    Although now CB period. Went to dabao back home and food still taste awesome! …

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    Joey S

    Good service and yummy food

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    Jennifer Loy

    Super good food. Prices reasonable. Have not been there for past 2 years due to COVID-19. Went back today and try. Standard is the best. Double boiled soup damn good especially when you drink it during raining day. It warm your body up. 3 different roasted meat super juicy and pork belly with salted fish damn delicious. Will go back and eat again.

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    Chee Hao Lim

    Good Food Quality. Good Service. Good Hygiene.
    Durians is excellent too.
    Overall very good experiences. Must try! 5 star!

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    Woan Hoon Heng

    Really love their Char Siew. I think it is among my top 3, however, I am very disappointed with the Pork belly with salted fish. Not that the dish tasted bad, but I couldn’t taste nor find any salted fish at all. The Volcano tofu was not up to my colleague’s expectation too, as it was not fried properly, like what she had in JB

    Hope to be able to visit the JB outlet soon. Should be better value and taste better.

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    J Li

    Char Siew to die for

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    kokhui lim

    Not bad for the level of price which is very reasonable

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    Sanford Chee

    This is a branch of the original You Kee XO from JB. They sell out fast (closing at 8 pm) so go early. Prefer the flavours and price of the JB original.

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    Lauren Petrichor. Y.

    Absolutely love their roasted meat – duck, char Siew, pork belly! Herbal soup is a must- have too!

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    jeremy Sim

    If you plan to have ur lunch here. You got to wear nice. With shoe and long jeans.. then those Malaysian will entertain you. Else, if you all like me, wear slipper and short with normal tee. They won’t even bother to see you. 狗眼看人低。

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    Emmanuel Ng

    Char siew is heavenly!

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    13S63 LEE KWAN YI, GAYLE

    Have always loved going to their outlets in Malaysia and now I get to eat it in SG too!

    Always the best place to go for char Siew. their signature tofu and boiled soup Is a must order.

    Also tried their fish curry today – the fried tau kee skin and the fish was really fresh which made it extra yummy.

    Usually not a fan of yam but their yam ring was really nice as well

    Highly recommend this place.

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    Yongwei Lim

    Awesome food. Duck and roast meats were just so well done. Convenient parking at public carpark across the road

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    Raymond Teo

    True Malaysian style roast. (I.e. can be considered oily by some)

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    Wei Liang Sim

    Pictured is the takeaway meat platter, which garnered my 5 vote. Frankly though, some hit and miss lah:

    1) the best by a mile is the char siew, usually sells out before dinner
    2) roast duck was delicious too, just some bits a tad boney
    3) roast pork I’d pass unless you’re dining in, doesn’t travel well when takeaway

    Since then, been back a couple of times. Best value is the rice or noodles dishes because they come with decent amounts of meat.

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    Jimmy Yap

    Great roast meats & tze char dishes.

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    Wendy Wang

    Char siew is amazingly tender and flavourful, sio bak had crispy skin and tender meat. Duck was superb as well. Sauces complemented the meat well. Very good experience.

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    Foo Say heng

    Nice food available try & taste it you never knew

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    Aik Lim Low

    This was our fave duck destinin JB (KSL) and thankfully given that we cant travel up north since beginning of the year, we can still satisfy the roasted triple meats at their Singapore outlet at joo chiat. Tender duck meat, char char siew and crunchy pork belly and add in the bouncy noodles, this is a great place to pig out.

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    melvin heng

    Char siew and sio bak is on point. Service is friendly and quick. However for $7.80, serving is really small. Meat used is premium, perhaps adjust pricing and provide more meat

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    seah sean

    Life changing char siew. And fantastic dishes all around.

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    Gary Ang

    The roast Duck meat is ok but disappointed with the noodle. Ordered the dry version but they don’t served with any sambal chilli or in-house chilli. Asked me whether I want thr chicken rice chilli. I think better choice to choose the meat with rice.

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    andrew seow

    The roasted meats are pretty good, and they also have double boiled soup.

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    Lewis Lee

    For $7 what I got was a miserable amount of char siew and roast pork in small slices. Chan Kwong Kee is still my favorite for roast meat, and OAR hawker center for caramelized melt in your mouth Char Siew. But the Zi Char dish I ordered in You Kee was surprisely good and I might come back for the Zi Char, certainly not the roast.

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    Wren Lim

    Quality of dishes is ok, just have to take note that the serving portion is very very tiny. Ask for receipt to check through when you pay at counter.

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    Keng Hian Lim

    Very good char siew and roast meets. The noodles are great.

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    Simon Ling

    Delicious, springy noodles. …

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    Alex tan

    Great service and great food!

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    suiann lee

    Good food!!

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    Daniel Fung

    Youji XO Crystal BBQ Pork Rice, traditional charcoal roast, fair price, friendly staff service attitudeWorth a try
    Even though the COVID situation. Their food price is reasonable!
    The food after packing home is still great!

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    Daniel

    Great tasting Chinese dishes, soups and noodles. Think of it as a Crystal Jade Kitchen but tastes way better. Reasonable prices. Good service. Nearby public parking available. Highly recommended!

    Recommended Dishes:
    * Roasted Char Siew (Fats that melt in the mouth).
    * Roasted Pork Belly
    * Roasted Duck
    * Claypot Pork Belly with Salted Fish
    Noodles + any Roast Meat

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    Patrick Poh

    One of the best Malaysia style char siew rice in Singapore. I used to frequent it back in Johor ksl shopping mall. Unfortunately they ran out of their very nice home-made soup. Reasonably priced and a nice environment to eat in.

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    Peter Jungen

    Food very tasty, otherwise no other outstanding points.

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    Adrian Cross

    Absolutely the best char siew in my opinion. I do think the JB one is slightly better but this is as good as it gets in Singapore

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    Ryan T

    Probably the most criminally underrated place ever…Period.The noodles are bursting with umami and the succulence of the protein is just out of this world.

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    Thanas rubhen

    Love the duck and pork noodles here! A must try, don’t take my word for it …

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    Ek Seng Ng

    Good quality.. Not very generous with the meats..abit pricey.

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    Jaslyn Chia

    One of the best roasted pork, char sure and roasted duck in Singapore. I like the soup n volcano tofu too

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    .SJ Tan

    Great food at reasonable prices.

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    Lloyd Sng (Lloyd)

    Easily my fave spot to get my char siew fix. Their char siew is the best in my humble opinion. It’s a balanced mix of lean and fattiness makes its super tender and succulent without it being overly dry or overly greasy. I can’t really do justice with words or articulate it well but it’s definitely worth going out of the way to visit You Kee XO!

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    Jonathan Tan

    Awesome roast food especially the char siu! …

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    Yoke Leng Lau

    It’s too late, many of the dishes I ordered are gone

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    Chin foo Lim

    Simmering soup, roast duck, righteous roast, volcanic tofu, milky white,,, delicious

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    hoon2304

    Don’t bother.

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    Nicholas Tann

    Duck, char siew, pork belly, tofu.

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    Yoke yeen Aw

    Very nice 叉烧 as usual. Even no teeth still can eat. Very soft abd nice taste

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    Robert Zheng

    Would return, would recommend.

    A corner establishment dedicated to roast meats, with fast service and ample patio like seating. Portions on lower end.

    Roast Pork – kind of a stingey cut, thin slices with barely enough crispy skin. It was tender and fatty and I wish they were more generous.

    BBQ pork/char Siew – delicious. Candy like stickiness, deep savoury sweet flavours. Wish there’s more. Quite chewy and not like your traditional char siew.

    Duck – not much fat, quite lean and thin skin. Was cold. Very juicy. High quality but par for expectations.

    Overall we added the roast pork for $2.5 and feel like they were very skimpy on the portion. Worth the trip out here. $7-$15pp.

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    Ian C

    From JB, well known for their Charsiew and Soup.

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    Elaine Tan

    Yummy roasted meat and other Chinese dishes. Their popular volcano beancurd is our all time favourite. If you miss authentic M’sia food, you got to try this out.

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    Timothy Leung

    Awesome char siew! Reasonable price for the standard

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    LLOYD LAM

    Dishes are reasonable, but $1.20 for a small bowl of white rice before service charge and GST is really too much. Using simple white rice to make exorbitant profit is really desperate!

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    Sean Tan

    Best roasted duck in Sg.

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    Terence T

    Went at 5.45pm on a Sunday for dinner, they were out of most items surprisingly. Had to order the roast pork, which was a lot saltier than their usual standards. Server and cashier also had a bit of attitude, maybe they didn’t like the roast pork too. The claypot bean curd also turned out a little more salty than usual. Think I will give them a rest and see if they get their act together. Maybe it was from being closed during the lockdown.

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    Siew TF

    Pork Belly Char Siew Rice is the best seller. Specially brewed soup and the Ngoh Hiang are nice too.

    A very nice open air restaurant at the junction off Tembeling Road near Joo Chiat. There is a big open air carpark diagonally opposite the shop. Nearest bus stop with bus number 33 stops near the carpark too.

    A highly recommended place to dine if you miss Malaysian style char siew, roasted duck, roasted pork and chicken. Sometimes popular dishes get sold out by lunch hour.

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    Vanny Lim

    Absolutely incredible Char Siew and Siew Yoke. Char Siew is honestly the best char siew i’ve ever sad and their beancurd and noodles area also very yums! If you are up to it try their soup as well, reminds me of very old school homey soups that grandma would make. Gabriel also has been an incredible help when making orders and has incredible customer service skills

    Highly highly recommend!

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    Prashanth Achivelli

    Charsiew is excellent . Must try this place if you are around Joo Chiat

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    JOHN WONG

    Roast meat is delicious ~ it is worth recommending this place

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    Andrew MacDonald

    The charred, fatty char siew was great.

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    Benjamin Zhan

    Arrived a little late and the soup of the day had finished. Will be sure to come back for that. The duck was tender but with good mouth feel. The cooked dishes are pretty standard but decent.

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    Josephine Tan

    Very pleasant & polite service staff. Meat platter (the chilli is so good) & signature tofu were awesome – the tofu gravy goes so well with jasmine rice. The stir-fried vegetable (nai bai) was crunchy & nice. (Unsure if its just me … the roast duck was a little salty. If its less salty, it will be perfect). Their soup was sold out again. … To avoid disappointment, staff mentioned to call and make reservation.

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    Lloyd Sng (Lloyd)

    Easily my fave spot to get my char siew fix. Their char siew is the best in my humble opinion. It’s a balanced mix of lean and fattiness makes its super tender and succulent without it being overly dry or overly greasy. I can’t really do justice with words or articulate it well but it’s definitely worth going out of the way to visit You Kee XO!

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    Ng May

    The food was good

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    chew dorothy

    One of the better roast duck and roasted pork around. Worthy of a return visit.

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    Joshua Quek

    Char siew damn good

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    Xelcius

    Taste is one of the closest to Malaysia. The soup is very strong flavour. The tofu is super good too, soft and smooth. The salted pork belly claypot is not as flavourful from the one I ate in Malaysia. Overall is good. But just the pricing is at high side comparing to the portion.

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    Sean Chng

    best char siew i can get!!! No horse run!

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    Victor Sim

    I have always love their unique char siew texture and taste from JB – it truly melts in your mouth. The herbal soup is equally tok-kong. I love returning.

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    Stella Koh

    We’ve been frequenting You Kee XO for a couple of years now and this year, decided to give their CNY set a try. It was one of the best decision ever – price was affordable yet standards and quality of the food remains unchanged (many restaurants would’ve charged a bomb with lackluster food). It was only after the meal that we realised the fish was missing. Called up the restaurant and the service crew apologized profusely (many of their workers had returned to their homes for CNY and they had to get more manpower from their msia outlets thus the confusion). We requested for the fish to be swapped with their meat platter and ordered more food for chu 15. While picking the items up the service crew said they’ve got a surprise(lol) for us. Not only was the fish prepared for us, they also gave us the massive meat platter FOC (along with a duck drumstick, they remembered my mom loves the drumstick). Their food has always been amazing and it’s truly hard to come by an eatery that has maintained their standards over the years but what really sticks is the amazing service. Definitely returning again next CNY and no, this isn’t a paid review BUT please do give You Kee XO a try – you won’t regret it.

    PS: My mom wanted me to add that the amazing service crew attending to her throughout was Gabriel who was temporarily transferred over from the JB branch.

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    Dan Ng

    Too much msg in food. Prices are at the high side.

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    Wayne Law

    Superb roast meat. Outdoor seating available to avoid Covid-19

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    Cecil Ee

    There are many places in Singapore selling roasted meats with rice or noodles. Some are good and a few are excellent. You Kee XO is excellent. Their roast pork was crispy and full of flavor with the right balance if fat and lean meat. My wife had roast chicken and char siu noodles which she loved. She was so impressed with the chicken that she insisted I should try a piece. She was right: it was moist and full of flavor. They also have an amazing menu with fish and vegetable dishes. We will return with a larger number of people to take full advantage of their menu. The service was friendly and efficient. A great meal.

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    Heng Liang Lim

    Ran out of roast meat and chicken. Noodles, charsiew, and duck were all rather meh. Tried the daily soup as others recommended. It was ok, but i probably wouldn’t order it again. Or visit again.

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    Chun Keong Chia

    The roast meats are fantastic. Truly authentic. Roast pork has a good mix of fats that melts in your mouth

    The 5 spices ngoh hiang was a pleasant surprise for me

    And to top off the meal, the traditional soup was the perfect way to complement the meal!!!!

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    JC

    the char siew is fantastic

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    Kuang Yong Lim

    Charsiew is too fatty. 88 HK roast is better

    Duck is on the dry side. Skin is crispy. Not really a fan.

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    Paul McGhee

    Good size portions, cooked well n not expensive. Selection not as bid as outlet in KSL Honor Bahru

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    Mike Lim

    Soup must order full of aroma, char siew and duck thumbs up, double thumbs up for char side. The sotong/ squid hot pot a big letdown- tough and hard to chew- did not eat it.

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    Ching Sean Chang

    Duck is delicious! But the char siew and roast pork has more fats than lean meat.

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    Joseph Then

    Possibly the best char siew in Singapore.

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