Located in 15 Tampines Avenue, Good Year Seafood Village specialised in cze char dishes, such as their famous Asam Fish Head, Chilli Crab and Four Treasure Tofu. They are opened from 11am to 2pm and 5pm to 11pm, from Mondays to Sundays
Portion is big and service is fast. Price is also very reasonable. I enjoyed the Assam fish, cereal tofu and bailing mushroom on spinach. The staff recommended their new Dish, chicken wrapped in cabbage, it was rather bland. Pork knuckle looked really dark, but taste was ok. Overall, good value for money. Will be back again!
A lucky chance upon this restaurant which also make us go back again coz we just can't get enough. For full review, please visit: http://colourfulpalates.blogspot.sg/2014/05/good-year-seafood-village.html
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Goodyear Seafood Village is located in Tampines Avenue, just off Tampines Link nearby the temple. Although this place is slightly secluded, don't be surprised when you see a full car park especially during dinner time.
The current Goodyear Seafood has two sections. There is a section which is air-conditioned which filled up quite fast, and the coffeeshop / outdoor. This review is based on our two recent visits to this establishment.
Assam Fish Head ($25). One of the Chef's recommendation dish. The fish head is fresh and done properly. The Assam gravy which was thick, tangy, slightly spicy and sweet really opens up your appetite and really goes well with the white rice.
Bak Kut Teh – Pontian Style ($11) & Kidney and Liver for BKT ($5). One of the recent addition to this restaurant. The BKT is has a stronger herbal flavour compare to the Teochew BKT version, however the herbs not as strong as Klang BKT. The soup is very comforting, while the meat is tender and huge. Little Devil and I actually like the extra care in the way they serve the liver and kidney. To ensure that it is not over cook after they blanched it to the right doneness, they serve the soup separately. So when you eat the liver and kidney, you will get the right texture.
Salted Egg Fish skin ($15). What else can you ask for? Crispy fish skin with the saltiness of salted egg. This dish basically just speak for itself. Cereal Beancurd ($16). The egg beancurd is fried properly and the soft texture of the cereal is just so inviting to accompany the rice or other dishes. The price of the beancurd is slightly overpriced though.
For the vegetables, we tried Bean Sprout with Salted Fish ($10) & French Bean ($7). The bean sprout is quite oily but has a good “wok hei”. The French Bean is fresh and crunchy, topped with mince dried prawns. Simple yet delicious.
During our first visit, the service staff recommended German Roast Pork Knuckle ($22). This dish is actually quite disappointing. The skin is not fried evenly as some of the skin is chewy instead of crispy. The sauce and the pork knuckle seems does not goes well with each other. Although the staff is very proud of their pork knuckle, I personally would not order it again.
Service in this establishment is very minimum, typical Ci Zhar place. So do keep your expectation of the service in check. At least there is no Service Charge popping up in your bill.
Overall, Goodyear Seafood Village is a Zi Char establishment. They have some nice dishes on their Chef's Recommendation section and the BKT is definitely a must try. Price is very reasonable and the best part is they do not charge GST and Service Tax. For weekend dinner, just make sure you make reservation if you want the seat in air conditioned section. Cheers!!
This place is a bit out of the way but well worth the trip. The assam fishhead was the best I've ever had, with a fresh tasting, perfectly balanced sauce. Next time we will order a whole fish head, though the half has several forkfuls of meat for everyone in a table of four. The herbal bak kut teh was also very good with big pieces of meat and a deep, rich broth. The chilli crab was nice and fresh but the sauce was a bit too ketchup-y for my taste. We rounded out the meal with Four Treasures - tofus, veggies and seafood - which was okay but not a standout. Our other veggie dish, sambal kankong, never arrived despite four or five reminders to the servers as they were speeding by. All this plus a beer and lime juice for four worked out to a very reasonable $85.