It is very important to have very fresh fish meat and a good method of making the very delicious Teo Chew fish ball, despite the replacement of new technology by using machine, but a lot of the old fish ball shops still adhere to the traditional method of making fish balls (using hands to mold) and this Fatty Fish Ball Noodle Restaurant (肥仔魚丸粉) in Jalan Zaaba, Seremban is one of them.
The owner of Fatty Fish Ball Noodle Restaurant is selling fish balls since third generations ago, all the fish balls are from their family’s secret recipe. They used Smooth Wolf Herring Fish to make fish balls and the fish bone to boil the soup.
8 types of fish balls to be served with noodle (RM6.50)
You can see crowds every morning to afternoon, especially on weekend, it is packed.
This shop has two signs, one is “利群海鮮樓”, another one is Fatty Fish Ball Noodle Restaurant “肥仔魚丸粉”, however, the two are operating by the same boss, a 55-year-old Mr. Tan.
The restaurant initially only has one sign, which is “利群海鮮樓” that used to operating for diner time. It was until 12 years ago, the owner’s 33-year-old son started his Teow Chew fish ball’s business. Therefore, there are two signs in the same restaurant.
The owner later ended up his restaurant business for night time and fully concentrate on selling fish balls noodle with his sons and family.
They do neighborhood business, and of couse it also attracts a lot of regular customers from other places.
According to the owner, many people has tasted their fish balls will buy the fresh uncooked fish balls and bring back home to cook. He also reminded that customer needs to make reservation in advance to avoid any disappointment. Each fish ball cost RM70 cents, in addition in retail, they also accept wholesale business.
35, Jalan Zaaba, 70100 Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.