Coliseum Cafe and Grill Room, Jaya 33 PJ

By (Spicy Sharon)

Unleashing the inner-carnivore in me!

It was of pure chance that I stumbled upon this gem-of-a-place, somewhere along the lines of my food escapades.

Little did I know thereafter that this restaurant, is in fact a reknown steak house that has been around for close to a decade.
I was quite taken aback when the server came over and put a bib on me upon ordering.

I peered around the restaurant and no one else was wearing a bib. I’m sure he was just being real cautious of the white top I had on that day.

Do I really look like I’m going to make a sloppy mess out of myself? When was the last time you had a bib on?

Customer service was top notch. Drinks took mere minutes, appetizer came in 5 minutes and the steak came in 10. Dessert arrived in a jiff too.
One of the happiest things a customer can rave about – no waiting time!

Complimentary Side Salad.

Ginger Ale. Rm4.50.

Baked Crab Meat. Rm20.90.

At hindsight, portion came smaller than expected.

Served on a hard crab shell, I scooped a spoonful of the deep fried golden crust on top, revealing a mix of crab meat and condiments inside.

The flavours and textures are tantalizing, but halfway through, I had to slather on a good mound of mayo – it was sparce in seasoning. The mayo is there for a reason after all. I really enjoyed the layer of crusty deep fried crab meat nonetheless.

Would I order this again? Probably not.

Sizzling Fillet Steak. Rm51.90.

I really can see why they say this is the go-to place for steak! A thick slab of fillet was placed upon us – bubbling and sizzling away, along with the wonderfully enticing aroma that came with it.
Normally, I would opt for medium-rare but since we were sharing and my friend wasn’t too keen on having likewise, we got ours done medium-well this time round.

The steak was done just right, tender and seasoned well, with a slight pinkish hue in the middle, on the thicker part of the fillet. There isn’t much time to spare as you have to eat the steak quickly, as the savoury brown gravy thickens quite rapidly.

The wedges was equally appealing. Possibly homemade with tasty and crusty edges that I can never get enough of. More wedges please?

Crepe with Ice Cream. Rm8.90.

I posted in FB and IG, asking my friends to guess what’s in the crepe – many said banana. On second thoughts, that could work.

The crepe was delicately folded into a blanket, on a bed of honey and there was vanilla ice cream inside! What a sweet treat to end my meal.

Overall Rating: 7.5/10. Food was good and customer service great. With a decade long of successful recipes in tow, you can’t go wrong at here. That said, Coliseum didn’t exactly wow me, though this may be one of the safest Steak place to go to in PJ and potential favourite for many, I’m still on the lookout for the best Steak House in town.

Coliseum Café is located at:
Ground Floor, The Plaza, Jaya 33, Section 13, Petaling Jaya.
Open 10am-10pm

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Food Blog by: Coliseum Cafe and Grill Room, Jaya 33 PJ

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