Dear foodies, check out these 8 Must-Try Food in Sungai Petani. You’ll love them all!
Dig into a generous serving of creamy Lobster in Superior Broth at Jade Garden Seafood Restaurant. Lobster is their speciality here, and this dish comes with a golden recommendation! The broth in this dish is gelatinous and rich in flavour from the high-quality bird’s nest used.
Don’t miss out on another local favourite- The Marmite Lobster. The dish pairs the distinct bitter and tangy flavours from the marmite while preserving the natural fattiness from the lobster. You’ll love it!
Address: PT23534, Lengkok Cempaka 2, Bandar Amanjaya, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 12.00 PM – 10.30 PM
2. Tom Yam
Next on the list would be Tom Yam. At Mae Salong Thai Restaurant, you’ll be served only the most authentic Thai cuisine. This off-road foodie spot is a must-visit for you Thai cuisine enthusiasts! We think they serve up some of the best Tom Yam here- it’s the perfect balance of acidity and spiciness.
Not to mention you’ll be served a variety of seafood in your piping hot bowl- they make the food worthy your trip here. Pair your soup with a side of steamed fragrant jasmine rice, and you’re good to go!
Address: 199-F, Kampung, Lorong Bakar Bata, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 11.00 AM – 3.00 PM, 6.00 PM – 1.00 PM
Then, we can’t forget about sushi! You won’t find too many places for Japanese food in Sungai Petani, but we guarantee you the Yoshiya Japanese Restaurant serves up some of the best Japanese meals you’ve ever had. Boasting a team of chefs with decades of experience at hand, the staff at Yoshiya will make you feel like you’re in Japan!
While the sushi is commendable- you’ll have a wide variety of fresh rolls to choose from-the ramen comes with high praise too. So, be sure to get your hands on some.
Address: Lorong 24, Taman Petani Jaya, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 11.30 AM – 10.00 PM (Closed on Tuesday)
Pop by OverStepped café when you’re in the mood for a hearty meal. Specialising in burgers, pasta and more, don’t be overwhelmed and order everything you set your eyes on! We recommend you get the Craggy Crusted Chicken, a rustic looking deep-fried chicken patty sandwiched between two toasted potato bun that’s stacked high with vegetables.
Moreover, you’ll love the addition of the secret sauce! If you’re in the mood for fish, then try the Salmon Steak Sandwich. You’ll get a thick slab of fatty salmon fillet grilled just so that you get that drool-worthy crispy skin!
Address: C97&98 tingkat, 1, Jalan Indah 2, Taman Sejati Indah, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 12.00 PM- 12.00 AM (Closed on Monday)
5. Chinese Sausage Rice
Head down to Sin Yik Wah Restaurant, an ever-crowded Chinese cuisine spot that has people from all over the country coming down to try their signature dish- Chinese Sausage Rice. If you know anything about Chinese sausages, you’ll know that they pack a powerful punch of flavour!
Made in store- this traditional dish offers authentic sausages that go well with the fragrant steamed rice. Enjoy a walk down memory lane as you dine in aluminium bowls that give off that Instagram worthy aesthetic. Enjoy!
Address: 08000, 35-40, Jalan Dewa, Taman Pekan Baru, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 11.00 AM – 3.00 PM (Closed on Wednesday)
6. Nasi Kandar
Indulge in a variety of curries, fried goods and of course rice here at Hussain Restaurant Nasi Kandar! If you’re Malaysia, you don’t need an intro for what lies ahead of you.
For those of you you have not had the privilege to enjoy this meal- you’ll be served a plate of rice that’s topped off with ALL the curries at hand (You can opt-out of this if you’d like but where’s the fun in that?) and complete your meal with the most scrumptious fried chicken you’ve ever tasted. A full plate at a cheap price- what’s not to like?
Address: Jalan Mawar Z, Pekan Baru, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 6.00 AM – 11.00 PM
7. Banana Leaf
Wash your hands and prepare to dine on a variety of dishes at the Chennai Curry House best known for their banana leaf meals.
Here, you get five base vegetables to pair with a generous serving of white rice and a whole lot of curries, varuvals and sambars to choose from. Get the fried ikan tenggiri while you’re here. We hear it’s quite the deal! To finish up your meal, get a bowl of hot rasam to cleanse your palate.
Address: 137, Jalan Lagenda 5, Lagenda Heights, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 8.00 AM – 9.00 PM
8. Dim Sum
Last but not least, if you’re a foodie like us, you know that good dim sum is always a treasure you hold close to your heart. At Restoran Dim Sam Song Kim you’ll be treated to a variety of dim sum for you to indulge on.
We recommend the Polo Bun Char Siew, a dying breed in the dim sum business a go. The fluffy bun holding together the sauce and fatty pork will have you coming back for seconds.
Address: 397 A-7, Lorong Intan D/2, Taman Intan, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah
Hours: 700 AM – 12.00 PM (Closed on Monday)
These 8 Must-Try Food in Sungai Petani will leave you with a full belly and a happy heart! While you’re at it, check out these Top 8 Great Food To Eat at Petaling Street in KL and 9 Food That You Must Try When You’re in KLIA2.
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