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Sentosa - Malaysian Rest. in Chinatown ?

Anil Khullar Sep 5, 2000 05:39 PM

While passing by Allen St. yesterday, I say a
Malay restaurant called Sentosa. Has anyone ventured
into this place ? From the bus (M15) I could not
make out much, it is before the Gas station on the
corner of E-Bwy and Allen.

Thanks in advance, maybe next time I'm in that neighborhood I might drop by.


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    Robert Sietsema RE: Anil Khullar Sep 9, 2000 11:15 AM

    I like Sentosa a lot. It's Singaporean, been open about a year, and the best dishes are the peanut pancakes, pasembur (a salad that includes shrimp fritters and a bunch of other stuff), and beef rendang, an Indonesian import. I'm surprised you didn't also spot the other Malaysian, Proton Saga, on the same block.

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    1. re: Robert Sietsema
      Anil Khullar RE: Robert Sietsema Sep 9, 2000 07:41 PM

      Proton Saga must have missed my attention.
      I plan to explore the edges of the neighborhood.


      1. re: Anil Khullar
        Robert Sietsema RE: Anil Khullar Sep 9, 2000 09:35 PM

        Don't, whatever you do, miss Spring Boy Fuzhou, about two blocks up Allen on the same side of the street.

      2. re: Robert Sietsema
        Chris Armstrong RE: Robert Sietsema Feb 2, 2001 05:23 PM

        Has anyone tried Ipoh, which is at 13 Eldridge Street, a block north of the East Broadway Station of the F train? They look like a Cantonese noodle shop, but they aren't. They're Malaysian.

        I've had some great meals there, and it's very inexpensive.


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        keith k RE: Anil Khullar Feb 2, 2001 03:19 PM

        i've been to sentosa twice since reading this post, and have been alarmed at the apalling service both times.

        sat and sat, ignored. once, i had to walk up to the steam table to ask if anyone was going to take my order.

        then the food took a very long time to arrive. parenthetically, the place was freezing cold both times, as well.

        i'm not going back.

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