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Going on a road trip to Ipoh? Here are our top 8 Ipoh Street Food that you must try besides the famous Ipoh Coffee. We know there are far too many good street foods in Ipoh, so we’re helping you to decide by listing down our top 8. You’d want to thank us later and trust us, it’s worth the drive.
1. Chee Cheong Fun
In case you don’t know what it is, it’s steamed rice rolls served with sweetened soy sauce and garnished with crispy shallots. It’s one of the best sweet and savoury food combination you can find in Ipoh and the one served in Canning Garden, in particular, will leave you wanting more.
Where to get it best: Canning Garden, Ipoh Town 27, Lorong Cecil Rae, Taman Canning, Ipoh Garden
2. Caramel Egg Custard
Not everyone can make a smooth and silky caramel egg custard that’s for sure, hence why we’re sharing this discovery with you. At Thean Chun, their custard is not only smooth and silky, but it’s also the right amount of sweetness to make you addicted.
Where to get it best: Thean Chun, 73, Jalan Bandar Timah, 31650 Ipoh
3. Pork Satay
Imagine having pork skewers that simply melts in your mouth on a hot sunny day in Ipoh, what else could you ask for? If pork is not your thing, Kong Heng also serves one of the best Chicken Satay in Ipoh. We mean, can street food get any better than this?
Where to get it best: Kong Heng, 74, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh
4. Tau Fu Fah
Silky smooth tofu with caramelised syrup that simply melts in your mouth? It’s a street food Malaysians can never get enough off. When you get to funny mountain soya bean, you’ll understand why we are leading you here – they’re simply the best.
Where to get it best: Funny Mountain Soya Bean, 49, Jalan Theatre, Ipoh, 30300, Ipoh
5. Kaya Puffs
It sounds simple, but Sing Eng Heong’s Kaya Puffs is anything but ordinary. Imagine biting into a crunchy yet smooth buttery puff with coconut jam oozing out of their golden crust, and just one bite will send you to Cloud 9.
Where to get it best: Sing Eng Heong, 64, Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakry, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh
Cendol is known to be one of the best Malaysian street foods there is, and Cendol Wawasan is legendary at serving one of the best cendol in the streets of Ipoh. Shaved ice, brown sugar syrup, sweet green jelly and beans over coconut milk in the heat? What a way to snack.
Where to get it best: Cendol Wawasan, Taman Tasek Indra, 31400 Ipoh
7. Salted Chicken
You won’t find this piece of perfection anywhere else except at Aun Kheng Lim. Their chicken is marinated with goji berry, salt, rice wine, ginger and a few other secret Chinese herbs before being baked fresh daily. It’s definitely a must-try.
Where to get it best: Aun Kheng Lim, 24, Jalan Theatre, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh
8. Popiah Basah
When you get to Kam Wan, visit a stall called Bi Bi Popiah and order their Popiah Basah. It’s crunchy, baked with stuffings and the sauce hits you just right. You might have to queue for a bit, but it’s definitely worth it.
Where to get it best: Restoran Kam Wan, 18, Lengkok Canning, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh
Ipoh Street Food
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Other than these delicious street foods, check out some of the delicious Ipoh food that the locals recommend here.