They used to be in another part of Ang Mo Kio but closed it down in 15 November 2105 and restarted in the current location on 21 September 2016. They are located in th same coffee shop with 133 Seafood Kitchen that i have been patronising regularly for the cze cha dishes. I took notice of their popularity when i was having dinner just other day, it was during dinner time and many tables ordered it. I returned the next day just for it.
We ordered the set for 2 pax at $25.80. They claimed to serve the cheapest and best Mookata in Ang Mo Kio. I did not get to try the rest of the Mookata in Ang Mo Kio to actually comment on it. The boss came over to our table, he asked, 'Have you try it before?' I said, 'No, not yet, but i know it is quite popular." He said, "We used to be at Block 108 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 before moving here." He said, "If you need more chilli, just let me know but be careful, it is quite spicy." He actually came back in a bit to check whether we need more chilli. When he knew that my friend could not endure the level of spiciness, he actually suggested that he will make a non-spicy chilli for him. He came back with a bowl of sweeter version thai chilli that has a handful of sesame seeds added in it.
It consists of chicken thigh, pork belly, pork collar, fresh prawns, queen scallops, white clams, egg, corn, crab stick, hot dog, fishball and vegetable. Addititonal ingredients are available from $1.80 to $3.80 per serving based on their menu. They do serve desserts too, the choices are Mango Stick Rice ($4.90) or Durian Ice Cream, Mango Ice Cream and Chocolate Ice Cream at $3.90.
It was quite an enjoyable experience particularly on a cooling evening. The gas run out in the midst, the boss came over to attend to us and he then replaced the gas cylinder.
All the ingredients were rather fresh and i particularly enjoyed the queen scallops. We ordered 2 bowls of rice to go with it and we did not order anything extra as the set is quite substantial for 2 pax to share.
The food did not actually leave an impression but the attentive service did. The boss came over when after we settled the bill and were about to leave. He came to ask for our feedback and said, he hopes that we will recommend to our friends and get them over to try it.
THE MOOKATA EMPIRE
Block 133 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 SINGAPORE 560133
Operating Hours: 5.00 pm to 11.00 pm