Klang Valley is a part of the city filled with skyscrapers, buildings, malls and factories. Not only that, but it is filled with loads of excellent food destinations that will satisfy your tastebuds! Here are the Top 10 Classic Chinese Food Stalls in Klang Valley!
1. Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea & Coffee
Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea & Coffee has over 50 years of history. It is considered one of the famed breakfast spots in Kuala Lumpur! Ask any local in the area, and you’ll be surprised that many are familiar with the coffee shop. With a fragrant blend of tea and coffee, the Hainanese tea is a beverage that makes you crave for more! Pair it with toast and half-boiled eggs, you will have your traditional breakfast combo!
Address: G85, ICC Pudu, Jalan 1/77C Pudu, Kuala Lumpur
Operating hours: 6 AM – 2 PM
2. Sun Fong Bak Kut Teh
Did you know that Bak Kut Teh is one of the most searched dishes in Klang Valley? Well, you should not miss out on this famous Bak Kut Teh shop in Klang Valley of over 40 years! Simmered for hours, this yummy Bak Kut Teh is full of herbal goodness and pork ribs! Not only do the locals love it, but even tourists would also flock to this place!
Address: 43, Medan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: 5.30 AM – 12 AM
3. Restoran Yut Kee
Since its operation in 1928, Yut Kee Restaurant has been selling authentic Chinese breakfast for a long time. Popular orders like the Pork Buns (Zhu Zai Bao), traditional kaya butter toasts, Hainanese Chicken Chop are commonly present on every table. Besides, an authentic food item sold at Yut Kee is their homemade kaya which has an original taste like no other!
Address: 1, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: 8 AM – 6 PM (Rest on Mondays)
4. Ming Kee Restaurant
Decades of experience have made Ming Kee a recommended place for its Wonton Char Siu Noodles. If you are a noodle lover, this is a must-try! Their fragrant char siu is added with delicious wonton, chewy noodles all on a single plate that makes you crave for more with every bite.
Address: 33, Jalan Burung Tiong, Taman Bukit Maluri, 52100 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: 7 AM – 4 PM
5. Hook Choon Kee Coffee Shop & Restaurant
One of the early pioneers of Loh Mee in Ulu Yam, Hook Choon Kee’s Loh Mee may seem ordinary with common garnishes. However, their self-made noodles give a satisfying chewing sensation and definitely adds on plus points for this traditional Loh Mee. Hook Choon Kee also serves White Loh Mee, which is also a favourite of loyal customers.
Address: 22, Jalan Besar, Ulu Yam Lama, 44300 Batang Kali, Selangor.
Operating hours: 9 AM – 7 PM
6. Song Kee’s Beef Ball Noodles
Half a century is what it takes to make this shop a specialist in beef noodles. At Song Kee, you can literally order any part of a cow that you would want such as the intestines, beef slices, tendons and stomach! Order their special minced beef noodles which are made by incorporating minced beef with noodles. The taste is just tip-top!
Address: 86, Jalan Tun H S Lee, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: 11 AM – 12 AM (Rest on Sundays & Public Holidays)
7. Kie Kee Hainan Chicken Rice, Pj
Seems like these traditional foods are more than half a century old! Kie Kee is Taman Selera’s oldest Hainanese Chicken Rice shop, and they have a secret stew sauce when it comes to prepping their chicken. Smooth and soft chicken with savoury sauce is what makes Kie Kee a chicken rice stall to travel for!
Address: 23, Jalan Othman, PJS 4, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
8. Portuguese Grilled Fish @ Petaling Street
This hidden gem in Petaling Street has over 30 years of history, but business is excellent as usual! Every day the eatery is packed full as loyal customers flock over to have their famous Portuguese Grilled Fish. Moreover, you can pair your grilled fish with squid, prawns and clams with their speciality sauces! There are two spicy sauces and one with a distinct garlic flavour!
Address: Junction of Jalan Hang Lekir & Jalan Petaling, 50000 Kuala Lumpur. (Beside Hong Leong Bank)
Operating hours: 5 PM – 11 PM (Rest on Mondays)
9. Heng Kee Bak Kut Teh
Heng Kee Bak Kut Teh’s soup is definitely unbeatable! You’ll want to have bowl after bowl of soup that is made with a recipe that is 40 years old! The restaurant only opens during dinner hours, and the restaurant will be full in an instant. Honestly, just soup and white rice are enough to suffice as a meal and to satisfy your Bak Kut Teh cravings!
Address: 16, Jalan 1/10, Seksyen 1, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Operating hours: 5 PM – 2 AM
10. Yung Kee Beef Noodle
Yung Kee gets imported high-quality beef that is added to their Hong Kong-style beef noodles. The owner of Yung Kee has been selling beef noodles for 18 years in the Hong Kong food industry prior to returning to Malaysia to open his own beef noodle stall. An authentic taste and superb beefy taste is what placed Yung Kee on the list!
Address: Kwai Hup Restaurant, 24, Jalan Kancil, Off Jalan Landak, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.
Operating hours: 8.30 AM till sold out (approximately 3 PM)