Penang Food List

    * I received the list from a fellow broker. Source unknown (drop me a comment if you know the source). Do let me know which is your favourite/which is the best and I will mark it down. :)

    PENANG FOOD LIST

    CHINESE

    – Ah Thooi Mee Suah (Vermicelli with Duck Drumstick soup)

    a.. Roadside Stall at Jalan Sungei Pinang infront of Boon Siew Honda workshop

    -Ban Chean Kuih (Chinese Pancake)

    a.. Ah Kee Chinese Pancake, stall beside coffee shop at junction of Taman Sri Nibong and Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah – night only Tel:012-482 1077

    b.. Cart beside Chartered Bank – afternoon

    c.. Cart in front of General Post Office – afternoon (Muslim)

    -Beef Koay Teow (Glutinous Flat Noodles in Beef Soup)

    a.. Lebuh Victoria Bus Terminal hawker complex

    -Char Tung Hoon (friend glass noodles)

    a.. Ang Hoay Lor Restaurant, Jalan Gurdwara

    -Char Koay Teow (Fried Glutinous Flat Noodles with prawns, cockles)

    a.. Sisters at Jalan Macalister (near junction of Jalan Macalister/Jalan Perak) – morning

    b.. Lorong Kulit/Jalan Dato Keramat junction – night

    c.. Lorong Selamat stall opposite coffee shop – afternoon

    d.. Ah Hoe Char Koay Teow , junction Jalan Carnarvon/Lebuh Melayu

    e.. New Asia Coffee Shop, Air Itam

    f.. Pulau Tikus Market – night

    g.. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney

    h.. Lebuh Kimberley – night

    i.. most hawker stalls serve good char koay teow

    -Halal (Muslim) stalls

    a.. Rudy’s at Tanjung Bunga Hawker’s Complex opp Copthorne Hotel

    b.. Stall at Jalan Chee Seng, Tanjung Bunga – night only

    -Chee Cheong Fun

    a.. Coffee Shop at Lorong Macalister

    b.. Jalan Baru

    -Chendol

    a.. Stall at junction Jalan Penang/Lebuh Keng Kwee, beside Joo Hooi Cafe

    b.. Stall at Super Komtar foodcourt

    c.. Sar Chew Restaurant, Jalan Cantonment

    -Chicken Broth

    a.. Padang Brown Hawker Complex, Jalan Anson

    -Chicken Rice (Hainan)

    a.. Fatty Loh

    a.. Tanjung Bunga, opp. Chinese Swimming Club

    b.. Jalan Cantonment, Pulau Tikus, opp Maybank

    c.. In front of Agora Hotel, Jalan Macalister

    b.. Coffee Shops (several specialists along Lebuh Chulia)

    c.. Kheng Pin Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

    d.. Poly Cafe, Jalan Burma, Pulau Tikus

    -Curry Mee (known as Laksa in KL – Yellow Round Noodles in Curry Gravy with cockles, prawns, cuttle fish, pig’s blood, toupok)

    a.. Bee Hooi Coffee Shop in Lorong Pulau Tikus/Jalan Burma junction (Pulau Tikus) – morning

    b.. Cathay Cafe, Jalan Burma (opposite Union Primary School) – night

    c.. Sin Nam Hong Coffee Shop at Komtar second level

    d.. Lorong Kucing

    e.. Lorong Seratus Tahun

    f.. Lorong Swatow

    g.. New Asia Coffee Shop, Air Itam

    h.. Stall at Jalan Loh Poh Heng, Hillside, near Esso petrol station – afternoon

    – Dim Sum

    a.. Bee Hooi Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma/Lorong Pulau Tikus junction

    b.. Hong Kong Tea Garden, 162-164 Jalan Macalister, opposite District Education Office

    -Ewe Char Koay

    a.. Popular Stalls, Lebuh Cintra

    -Fish Head Beehoon

    a.. Sky Cafe, Lebuh Chulia

    -Hum Chin Peng (Chinese “doughnut”)

    a.. Cart at Lebuh Kimberley/Lebuh Cintra junction

    b.. Popular Stalls, Lebuh Cintra

    -Hokkien Mee (known as Prawn Mee in KL – Yellow Round Noodles in Prawn Soup)

    a.. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Burmah/Jalan Cantonment – morning

    b.. Crystal Food Garden, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, near to Sandy Bay Beachcomber – evening

    c.. Sin Kim San Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Macalister/Jalan Rangoon

    d.. Coffee Shop several doors to the left of Midtowne Hotel, Jalan Macalister

    e.. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney – night only

    f.. Swee Kong Coffee Shop (opp. Pulau Tikus Police Station) Jalan Burma

    g.. Coffee Shop at Jalan Perak/Jalan Kebun Nyor junction

    – Hokkien Char

    a.. Bee Hooi Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma/Lorong Pulau Tikus junction

    -Hoo Wan Tung Hoon (glass noodles with fish ball, soup)

    a.. Garden Inn Hotel, Jalan Anson – set lunch

    -Ice Kacang (shaved ice with beans, etc.)

    a.. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

    b.. Low Eng Hoo Coffee Shop, Lorong Selamat

    c.. Lorong Swatow

    d.. Lebuh Keng Kwee/Jalan Penang junction

    -Ipoh Koay Teow (bean sprout chicken)

    a.. Jalan Air Itam

    -Joo Hoo Eng Chai (cuttle fish and vegetables)

    a.. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney

    -Koay Chiap (thick glutinous noodles with duck meat soup)

    a.. Air Itam Market – night

    -Koay Kak (Fried Steamed Glutinous Rice Cubes)

    a.. Coffee Shop, Lorong Macalister – morning

    b.. Air Itram Market

    c.. Jalan Anson Market

    -Koay Teow Th’ng (Glutinous Flat Noodles Soup with fish balls, pork strips, pig’s blood)

    a.. Hai Oan Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma, near junction of Lorong Macalister – morning

    b.. Side Lane between Jalan Hutton/Lebuh Dickens (opp Police HQ) – morning

    c.. Jalan Argyll (opp back of Island Girls’ School) – morning

    d.. Jalan Hutton (opp Sek. Pendidekan Khas) – morning

    e.. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

    f.. Lorong Swatow

    g.. Roadside Stall junction of Lebuh Beach/Lebuh Market

    -Laksa (Large Round White Noodles in Fish Gravy: Assam Laksa – sourish variety; Siam Laksa – spicy hot variety)

    a.. Air Itam Market

    b.. Balik Pulau Market

    c.. Kuala Jalan Baru, Balik Pulau

    d.. Helena’s Laksa (franchise) at Bukit Jambul Shopping Complex

    e.. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

    f.. Kheng Pin Coffeeship, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

    g.. Lorong Selamat

    h.. Lorong Swatow

    i.. Swee Kong Coffee Shop opposite Pulau Tikus Police Station, Jalan Burma

    -Lok Lok (skewered seafood dipped in boiling pot of water, served with gravy)

    a.. Esplanade Hawker Complex – night

    b.. Padang Brown Hawker Centre, Jalan Anson/Jalan Perak junction

    c.. Pulau Tikus Market

    -Lor Bak (Fried Minced Pork Sausage in Dried Beancurd Covering)

    a.. Coffee Shop at junction of Lebuh Carnarvon/Lorong Melayu

    b.. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

    c.. Kheng Pin Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

    -Nasi Lemak

    a.. Garden Inn Hotel, Jalan Anson – set lunch

    b.. Johnny’s, Pulau Tikus Market

    c.. Swee Kong Coffee Shop (opp. Pulau Tikus Police Station) Jalan Burma

    d.. Potbless – 2 Lorong Hutton; 1-Stop Midlands; 98 Lintang Mayang Pasir 2

    O’ Chien (Oyster Omelette)

    a.. Coffee Shop junction of Lebuh Carnarvon/Lebuh Kimberley

    b.. Coffee Shop Junction of Jalan Macalister/Lorong Selamat – evening

    c.. Ocean Green Restaurant, 48F Jln. Sultan Ahmad Shah Tel:226 2681

    d.. Song River Cafe, Persiaran Gurney – night

    -Popiah (Mixed Vegetables and Crabmeat in Thin Pancake Covering)

    a.. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Macalister/Lorong Selamat – evening

    b.. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang

    c.. Wah Leong Coffee Shop, Jalan Burma

    d.. Lorong Swatow

    -Rojak (cut fruits in prawn paste)

    a.. Van outside Poly Cafe, Jalan Burma

    -Sar Hor Fun (Fried Glutinous Flat Noodles and Beehoon with Pork and Seafood)

    a.. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Macalister/Lorong Selamat

    b.. Coffee Shop in front of Penang Jail, Jalan Datuk Keramat

    c.. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Burmah/Jalan Nagore

    d.. Foo Heong Restaurant, 56-58 Lebuh Cintra Tel:261 2350

    e.. Sky Cafe, Lebuh Chulia

    -Satay (Chinese) (barbequed skewered meat – Pork, Chicken)

    a.. Coffee Shops junction Jalan Penang/Kampong Malabar

    b.. Lebuh Cina

    c.. Kheng Pin Coffee Shop, junction Jalan Sri Bahari/Jalan Penang

    d.. most coffee shop stalls

    -Seafood Broth/Pork Broth

    a.. Roadside cart at Lebuh Chulia, opp Lorong Cinta – night

    b.. Coffee Shop in front of Penang Jail, Jalan Datuk Keramat

    -Wantan Mee (Thin Round Yellow Noodles with Prawn Dumplings – Soup or Dried variety)

    a.. Jalan Burma (in front of Union Primary School) – night only

    b.. Swee Kong Coffee Shop, opp Pulau Tikus Police Station, Jalan Burma

    c.. Coffee Shop opposite Lai Lai Supermarket, Jalan Burma – evening

    d.. Coffee Shop, junction of Jalan Anson/Lebuh Melaka

    e.. Lorong Selamat

    f.. World Cafe, junction Jalan Nagore/Jalan Bawasah

    g.. most coffee shop hawker stalls

    -Yong Tau Foo

    a.. Padang Brown hawker complex – evening

    INDIAN

    -Mee Goreng/Mee Rebus (Fried/Boiled Round Yellow Noodles)

    a.. New Asia Coffee Shop, Air Itam

    b.. Kek Seng Coffee Shop, Jalan Penang – Chinese Mee Rebus

    c.. Lorong Swatow

    d.. Coffee Shop junction of Jalan Burma/Lorong Bangkok

    e.. Larut Cafe (beside Sheraton Hotel) – formerly at CRC

    -Murtabak (Indian ‘roti’ (bread) filled with minced mutton or chicken over hot plate)

    a.. Hameediyah Restaurant, Lebuh Campbell

    -Nasi Kandar

    a.. Craven A Cafe, 4 Jalan Dato Keramat

    b.. Stall behind Immigration Dept. and Penang State Assembly building, Lebuh Light

    c.. Kassim Nasi Kandar, 14 & 21 Jalan Gurdwara, opposite Gama Supermarket

    d.. Kedai Kopi Merlin, 1 Lebuh Penang

    e.. Sabuhan, Jalan Burma

    f.. Lebuh Tamil

    g.. Line Clear, junction of Jalan Penang/Lebuh Chulia

    -Pasembor (various fried seafood in water chestnut salad – Indian and Chinese variety)

    a.. Persiaran Gurney – evening (Indian)

    b.. Padang Brown hawker complex – afternoon

    -Roti Canai

    a.. Hameediyah Restaurant, Lebuh Campbell

    b.. Indian stalls at Jalan Transfer (beside the mosque), Jalan Argyll

    c.. most Indian coffee shops/stalls

    -Tosei

    a.. most Indian coffee shops, especially along Penang Street, Market Street, in the morning

    MALAY

    -Rice and Malay Dishes

    a.. Tanjung Tokong UDA Flats

    b.. Hawker Stalls opposite Mar Vista Resort

    c.. Hawker Stalls around Penang Parkroyal Hotel

    d.. Junction of Jalan Kelawei/Jalan Jones

    e.. Hawker Stall opposite Sheraton Penang

    f.. Larut Cafe beside Sheraton Penang,

    -Satay (barbequed skewered meat – Chicken, Mutton or Beef)

    a.. most coffee shops

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