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Palm Garden @Hotel Sandakan, Sandakan

Dim Sum is my favorite food which I wish to taste in other places. The reason is I am hoping that I can taste something unique and special in other place. So I was brought to this place called Palm Garden Chinese Restaurant which is located inside the Hotel Sandakan.

Steamed Prawn Dumpling @RM4.00++
Outlook: 4/5
Creativity: 3/5
Taste: 2/5
Price: 3/5
Overall: 3/5 - The skin is too thick and the prawn not so fresh at all

Steamed Pork and Shark Fin's Dumpling @RM4.00++
Outlook: 4/5
Creativity: 3/5
Taste: 2/5
Price: 3/5
Overall: 3/5 - Hardly taste any shark's fin in it.

Steamed Pork Ribs with Black Bean Sauce @RM4.00++
Outlook: 3/5
Creativity: 2/5
Taste: 1/5
Price: 2/5
Overall: 2/5 - Hardly any meat and I just eat bones only.

Steamed Rice Noodle with Prawn @RM7.00++
Outlook: 3/5
Creativity: 2/5
Taste: 1/5
Price: 2/5
Overall: 2/5 - Absurd dish! The skin still have the flour taste and not soft enough. The prawn is not fresh. A city by the sea with such prawn is really a disgrace

Steamed Century Egg Dumplings @RM4.00++
Outlook: 3/5
Creativity: 3/5
Taste: 2/5
Price: 2/5
Overall: 2/5 - Not impressive at all.

Pork Dumpling with Crab Roe @RM4.00++
Outlook: 3/5
Creativity: 2/5
Taste: 3/5
Price: 3/5
Overall: 2/5 - This is barely the best among all the dishes we have ordered.

Honestly, I am very disappointed that I did not have a good dim sum in Sandakan. I think I went to a wrong place and I should research for me. I believe there must be a place with good dim sum since Sandakan has high Chinese majority.

Total Damage: RM35.95
Ambiance: 3/5
Service: 2/5
Food Serving Speed: Slow
Recommended?: No

Palm Garden
Hotel Sandakan
P.O Box 1509
90716 Sandakan
Sabah
Tel: 089-221122
Business Hours: 7.00am - 2.00pm (closed on Tuesday)

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