Pan Mee is undoubtedly one of Malaysia’s favourite comfort foods. To us, nothing is better than chowing down some delicious dry chilly pan mee or filling your tummy with a hot bowl of pan mee soup.
The springy texture of the noodles cooked in flavourful broth and topped with assorted condiments is simply delightful and irresistible!
Well, today foodpanda presents the 7 must-try pan mee places in KL for your convenience. Enjoy!
1. Super Kitchen Chilli Pan Mee
This establishment needs no introduction! Super Kitchen is known throughout KL for its immensely simple yet delicious chilli pan mee. The restaurant has only several types of pan mee dish and appetisers you can order to enjoy with your main dish.
Their highlight is the signature chilli pan mee (dry) that is topped with minced meat, poached egg, fried shallots and anchovies. For that kick of spice, add Super Kitchen’s homemade secret recipe chilli flakes but beware not to overload your bowl of pan mee as it can be super spicy! Browse through their website to check out their menu by clicking here.
Address: 47, Jalan Radin Bagus, Sri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 8.30 AM – 10.00 PM (Daily)
2. Restoran Kin Kin
Locals are no stranger to the famous Kin Kin chilli pan mee at Chow Kit, KL. This dry pan mee dish has its noodles topped with anchovies, minced meat, chives and half boil egg. Unlike the pan mee at Super Kitchen, the noodles at Kin Kin are rounder and slightly chewier.
Many locals say that the spicy chilli paste and the runny yolk mixed in with the noodles are what makes this dish extraordinary. This is a place to drop by during your one-hour lunch break if your office is nearby.
Address: 40, Jalan Dewan Sultan Sulaiman, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 7.00 AM – 6.30 PM (Daily)
3. Restoran Xiu Te Mao
If you’re craving some pan mee for supper, head on down to Xiu Ye Mao for a good bowl of spicy or clear soup pan mee. Unlike other establishments, this eatery serves a variety of soup bases for their pan mee – clear soup, ma la and curry loh mee.
You also have the choice of choosing the thin, thick or pinched noodles to go with your pan mee soup. The spicy soup flavours bring a combination of sweet, savoury and spicy to the dish that will make you crave for more.
Address: 2042, Jalan Jinjang Aman 2, Jinjang Utara, 52000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 1.00 PM – 4.00 AM (Daily)
4. Kung Fu Smooth Pan Mee
Make your way to Taman Sentosa, just off Old Klang Road, to enjoy this rich and flavourful bowl of dry or soup pan mee. This hawker stall is famous for its silky-smooth hand-pulled noodles.
The term “kung fu” probably relates to their technique of making noodles – the chef pulls the noodles and dips it into hot water before cooking, making the noodles long and broad. This makes the texture of the noodles smooth and slightly chewy.
Address: 28, Jalan Seri Sentosa 9a, Taman Sri Sentosa, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: Tuesdays – Sundays (8.00 AM – 3.00 PM) *Closed on Mondays
5. Madam Chiam Curry Noodle House
Another pan mee dish worth travelling to is the dried chilli pan mee at Madam Chiam Curry House. During peak hours, the spot may get a little crowded as they serve delicious curry mee, but many have also expressed their liking towards the pan mee dish.
The pan mee is served with minced pork, poached egg, chilli paste, and the half lime brings out the zest and tanginess. The spinach and anchovies soup complements and brings extra flavour to the noodles, and you can even order wantan or meatballs to go with your dish.
Address: 22, Jalan Cerdik, Taman Connaught, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: Tuesdays – Sundays (7.15 AM – 4.30 PM) *Closed on Mondays
6. 168 Pan Mee
Head on down to Aman Puri to enjoy the delicious signature claypot pan mee. This establishment uses a different approach by serving their soup based pan mee in claypot rather than bowls. The portion is rather big and can be shared between 2 people, so if you’re bringing company, you should definitely order this dish.
Address: 15, Jalan Desa 2/2, Desa Aman Puri, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor.
Operating Hours: 8.00 AM – 5.00 PM
7. QQ Traditional Homemade Noodle
Residents in Wangsa Maju have probably heard of this popular pan mee outlet. Its springy noodles cooked in flavourful clear broth and topped with fish balls, minced meat, fried onions, vegetables and black fungus gives an abundance of flavour and texture. So if you’re in the area, make sure to drop by and enjoy this hot bowl of delicious pan mee!
Address: No. 5, Jalan 14/27b, Taman Desa Setapak, Wilayah Persekutuan, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: Mondays – Saturdays (12.00 PM – 11.00 PM) *Closed on Sundays