ENTER HERE: Simplicity works for the Crocodile Farm restaurant.
SAM CHEONG uncovers one of Subang Jaya’s hidden makan gems.
|AMPLE SPACE: A section of the restaurant’s dining hall.|
With more than two decades of history serving fine seafood and Chinese cuisine Crocodile Farm has become an established fixture in the neighbourhood.
Though many new makan places have sprung up around Subang Jaya as the town grew and the food business began to boom, Crocodile Farm has stayed fit, survived, and prospered, despite a relatively obscure location.
To get there, head towards SS2 where you will find a small slip road beside Holiday Villa hotel.
Obscure though it may be to many people, it is the location that gives Crocodile Farm restaurant its distinctive features: a great view from the large verendah overlooking the Subang Ria lake, serenity, ample seating for large functions and an outdoor barbeque area for seafood.
Crocodile Farm may look a bit run-down, but it’s still a favourite place for events like birthday parties and company functions.
It’s not difficult to see why: it is surrounded by the properous middle-classes of Subang Jaya, and two well-known hotels are nearby.
Crocodile Farm opens its doors 12pm to 3pm and 6pm to 11pm.
What is great about this place? Besides being pork-, its speciality is grilled crabs. There is few better than this little hidden seafood paradise.
To bolster its claims, the restaurant is proud to show off its mentions in several Japanese-language publications. Don’t be surprised to find a busload of tourists from the Land of the Rising Sun over the weekend, when this place can get really packed.
Apart from the a’ la carte menu, Crocodile Farm also caters to large orders through set meals. You can order a meal for 1 people from RM458; the dishes get better as the price increases.
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