Tong Ah Eating House

  • Tong Ah Eating House Image: Noodlefish
  • Address
    35 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089143
  • Phone
    (65) 6223 5083
  • Opening hours
    Daily 06:30 - 22:00
    Closed alt Wednesdays

Tong Ah Eating House is one of the traditional coffee shops where kaya toast lovers visit for a nice cup of coffee and some kaya toast. Tong Ah serves kaya with white bread, which is not easy to get in Singapore these days.

Highlights

  • New location, unchanged quality: After 75 years standing at the triangular building on Keong Saik Road as an iconic kopitiam, Tong Ah has relocated to its current place with just some stalls away from the original spot. New home, but flavors are familiar. Kaya toast and coffee are still the ones pleasing the palates of many Singaporean generations.

  • Extra crispy toast, a special menu item: If you want your bread toasted thrice until super crispy, ask for a thing called extra crispy toast. Tong Ah always listens to your preference and makes it best for you.

Menu
The morning menu is all about the traditional breakfast with some types of kaya toast, steamed kaya bread as well as soft-boiled eggs, steamed pork buns and coffee. The dinner menu is more about yi chaz dishes like claypot tau foo, coffee ribs, and scallop rolls, but diners still can have the toast and coffee.

Look & Feel
New look and new environment. Most of the Tong Ah seats are inside an air-conditioned room while only some are placed in an open-air area in front of the shop. The old-world charm of the original shop is a thing that Tong Ah cannot bring along to the new address.

Average price/pax: S$5

How to get there
Bus 80 and 145 (Walking 1 mins from bus stop B05241)
Nearest MRT station: Outram Park MRT (NE3/EW16) (Walking 2 mins from Exit H to here)

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