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“Trustworthy Durian Shop with Reasonable Pricing”
Review of 101 Durian

101 Durian
Ranked #6 176 of 12 223 Restaurants in Singapore
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
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Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is my most favorite durian shop in Singapore. I have tried several durian shops in Geylang, Katong or other Chinatown areas, and then 101 Fruits 花果山 Durian is the best in pricing, year-round availability, trustworthy and friendly owners.
I tried another one close by, I have paid almost SG$250 for two durians, then I paid less than SG$100 for two next day. Both were same brand, Mao Shang Wang (貓山王) and the quality of 101 Fruits was even better! Since then, I simply trust Agnes, the owner, to choose the right brand and size for me (us).
Furthermore, there are tables and chairs kindly prepared, with gloves and tissue papers for eat in there. Plus water faucets are available to wash your hands after eating, so that you won’t be durian-stinky after you enjoyed it.
There are numbers of durian shops lining up on Simms Avenue in Geylang district but they will be closed in off-seasons. However, 101 Fruits in Chinatown is always open and conveniently located. From MRT Chinatown station, walk 2 blocks and they are in CK Department Store building. Or if you take bus, New Bridge Ctr bus stop is just in front of this building.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

When durians are in season, coming from Thailand & Malaysia, they are "heaven sent" for those who can't live without but the smell could be a turnoff for many.
The Durian sellers seem to "know" whether the "pungent" seeded durian is tasty and rich yellow creamy before they open the spiky fruit! The "Mou Sang King" is the famous brand, however, in the recent years, there were rumours of some indiscriminate pesticide sprays being used and detected in some imported durian causing alarm to the connoisseurs. It pays to "know and trust" your stall owner

Thank leeray2016
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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Durian was OK but quality was not even mid range as expected due to $10 each price paid. Bought 1Kg mangosteens @ SGD$7 but nearly all had ants and the flesh weren't white colour. The male owner insisted nothing wrong with them but allowed me to change 3 bad ones. Ate 4 and threw away the rest. Never again.

Thank Eric K
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

this place is located conveniently near to China town.

Durian quality and pricing were average.
Prices were fair with not surprising quality.
seating was neat and organized, you got to have tap and basin for hand-washing.

Can consider going if you're a fan of durian and is in the neighbourhood.
But not places you would plan to visit.

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Thank dhui
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Our company's first durian party was held at 101 Fruits. The durians were freshly delivered from Malaysia and arrived at the stall just before 6 pm. Everybody enjoyed the quality fruits and bonding time. Thank you Uncle Alun for his comprehensive durian introduction and teaching us how to choose a good durian. His staff were friendly, helpful and were efficient in opening the durians. Kudos

Thank WangSC
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