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$20/pax

based on 26 reviews
Top Must Try Dishes
Assam Fish head9 votes
Crispy Bean-jal5 votes
Kyoto Pork Ribs5 votes
Salted Egg Crab5 votes

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Suitable For
Dinner14 votes
Children/Family13 votes
Lunch11 votes
Large Groups/Gathering9 votes
Hidden Find6 votes
Quiet5 votes
Take Away5 votes
After Work4 votes
Cheap Eat/Budget4 votes
Birthdays3 votes
Large Groups3 votes
Vibrant/Noisy3 votes

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cherieladie
 • 05 Mar 2014 4 reviews 0 follower
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Love the warm, affable service from Gu Ma herself and her crew at the restaurant. The feeling of "home" does not just come from the food, its equally evident in their service! Love the assam fish head, butter egg yolk crabs, yin yang kalian most! Read the full review on my blog - http://cherieladie.com/2014/03/03/gu-ma-jia-food-pot-food-review/
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I spent $19 per person.

Must tries: Assam Fish head, Salted Egg Crab

I also recommend this place for:
Ala Carte, Cheap Eat/Budget, Children/Family, Dinner, Large Groups
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Ice Blossom
 • 26 Jan 2014 53 reviews 0 follower
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For full review with photos, please visit:
http://myfrozenreminiscence.blogspot.sg/2014/01/gu-ma-jia.html
 
For those who are celebrating early - Gu Ma Jia is offering 10% discount until 29 January when you dine in at the restaurant. 
 
For those who are still deciding where to have your CNY reunion lunch/dinner on 30 January (Thursday) - Gu Ma Jia has CNY 2014 Set Menu Promotions with four timings to choose from: 12.00 pm – 2.00 pm, 2.15pm – 4.15pm, 6.00 pm – 7.45 pm, and 8.00pm – 9.45 pm. 
 
The restaurant will be closed on 31 January (Friday) and 1 February (Saturday) but operations will resume on 2 February (Sunday) - a great day to makan before starting work on Monday, if you have to work on Monday.
 
Gu Ma Jia is famously known for its signature dish - Assam Fish Head ($28). Many bloggers have praised the delicacy and even celebrities have visited the restaurant to have a taste of this delicious dish. YES! I bet you can finish two bowls of rice with just the gravy. The gravy wins hands down by having the balance of 4S. It was sweet, spicy, savory and sour. 
 
The sweetness of the gravy was very "fishy"... in a good way! I later found out that the natural sweetness of the gravy came from the fish! The fish was cooked in the gravy to perfection with its meat still moist and tender. (FYI: Many places steam the fish head and then pour the gravy over it.) *Apologies for the absence of photograph.
 
Some people travel all the way here just for its Assam Fish Head. But Gu Ma Jia offers many other good delicious dishes.
 
For full review with photos, please visit:
http://myfrozenreminiscence.blogspot.sg/2014/01/gu-ma-jia.html
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Mabel at AmazinglyStill
 • 11 Dec 2013 4 reviews 0 follower
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My favourite dishes have got to be the Kyoto Pork Ribs 京都排骨, Claypot Chicken with Ginger and Sesame Oil 姜丝麻油鸡, and Buttered Salted Egg Yolk Crab 奶油咸蛋黄螃蟹.

Wash it all down with a nice cup of Ice Lemon Honey Tea makes everything much more perfect!

Full review here: http://amazinglystill.com/2013/12/gu-ma-jia-food-review/
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Must tries: Kyoto Pork Ribs, Salted Egg Crab, Claypot Chicken with Ginger and Sesame Oil

I also recommend this place for:
Children/Family, Dinner, Large Groups, Large Groups/Gathering, Lunch, Relaxed, Vibrant/Noisy
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