Wan Tan Mee or Wonton/Wanton Mein is a famous Cantonese noodle dish that is widely available in Southern China, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Thailand. Wan Tan Mee was not named until the Tang Dynasty. The springy noodles are served with soy sauce, hot broth, leafy kailan and wontons! Here are the top 6 Popular Wan Tan Mee in Penang that made into the list!
1. Chulia Street Wan Tan Mee
This mobile Wan Tan Mee stall has been downtown for ages! The noodles are a local delight and guests would swarm in from all corners of Penang just to get a plate of Wan Tan Mee. Thus, it is no surprise that you will be in a long line for a yummy meal. The humble stall has had some significant patrons – Anthony Bourdain, once filmed the dish for his documentary!
Address: Lebuh Chulia, 10200, Georgetown, Penang
Operating Hours: 6 pm to10 pm (Opens Daily)
2. Lye Lye Food Court
The generous plate of wonton in the dish is what made residents surrounding the area flock in every morning for breakfast or brunch. It may be a secluded place, but those crispy wontons that are filled with pork fillings are to die for! Also, the sauce pairs excellently with the chewy noodles!
Address: Jalan Terengganu, 10460 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Operating Hours: Morning till sold out
3. 0 & N Coffee Shop
Despite going through relocations, loyal customers queue up just to get their tummies on a plate of mouthwatering Wan Tan Mee. Known for their slightly thicker noodles which is generously gravied, this plate of noodles is bound to fill you to the brim. Throughout the years, the taste has never changed which captured the hearts, or rather, stomachs of many!
Address: Lorong Delima 1, Island Glades, 11600, Gelugor, Penang (Same row as US Pizza Greenlane)
Operation Hours: 7.30 am to 12.30 pm (Closed on Thursdays)
4. Hong Kee Wan Thun Mee
Craving for some authentic, Hong Kong-style Wan Tan Mee? Hong Kee prepares the noodles in the most traditional way – bamboo pressed. While feasting your tastebuds on the Wan Tan Mee, be sure to tune in for an experience on the making of the famed noodle! Take a video of the old-school style of making the delicious noodles!
Address: 37, Campbell Street, George Town, Penang. (Right beside Campbell House)
Operating Hours: 8 am to 10 pm (Closed on Wednesdays)
5. Uncle Gan Wan Tan Mee
82-year-old Uncle Gan has been serving his signature Wan Tan Mee from his house for decades now. His love for satisfying his regulars with a good bowl of Wan Tan Mee is what kept him going even until his golden ages. His wontons entered the 2015 Hall of Fame for retaining a low price of RM0.10 despite inflation and price hikes. Give this humble eatery an opportunity, and you will fall in love with it!
Address: 71, Jalan Lembah Permai, Tanjung Bungah, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 7.30 am to 11 pm (Opens Daily)
6. Gou Lou Wan Tan Mee
They are probably not on the top based on the springy noodles, but this stall’s Wan Tan Mee is able to absorb the thick and fragrant sauces that pair with it. Graciously topped with char siu and bigger-than-old-50-cent-coin wontons, this is one place you should not miss!
Address: 169, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 8 am to 10 pm (Closed on Mondays)
Wan Tan Mee in Penang
The next time you visit Penang, remember to try the delicious wan tan mee these eateries serve! Do you have a love for Wan Tan Mee too? Satisfy your cravings with foodpanda, where popular Wan Tan Mee is available for delivery services.
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