Craving for street food? Check out these street food eateries that you must try in KL!
1. Banana Leaf @ Devi’s Corner
Devi’s Corner undeniably serves one of the best banana leaf sets in town! The restaurant is highly praised for its rich and flavourful curries and spicy side dishes. We highly suggest ordering the chicken masala and fried sotong to go with your banana leaf set!
Address: 14, Jalan Telawi 4, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 24/7
2. Nasi Lemak @ Village Park Restaurant
It seems unfitting to write an article highlighting the street foods of KL without mentioning the country’s national dish. Among all the nasi lemak stalls situated throughout KL, our personal favourite would be the nasi lemak at Village Park! For about RM10.80 you can enjoy a plate of delicious nasi lemak paired with an extra crispy chicken leg. You definitely cannot miss this!
Address: 5, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: Mondays – Fridays (6.30 AM – 7.30 PM); Saturdays – Sundays (6.30 AM – 6.00 PM)
3. Chilli Pan Mee @ Super Kitchen
Super Kitchen is known throughout KL for its immensely delicious chilli pan mee. Over the years, the restaurant has made quite a name for itself and currently has several branches in SS2, SS15, Kota Damansara and Cheras.
Their highlight is the signature dry chilli pan mee which is topped with minced meat, poached egg, fried shallots and anchovies. For that extra kick, we highly recommend adding the restaurant’s homemade chilli flakes recipe. 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)
4. Hokkien Mee @ Mong Hoe
Craving for hokkien mee? The locals would point you to Mong Hoe in Jalan Ipoh as many claim that the kopitiam serves one of the best hokkien mee dishes. This particular place is usually packed during the late evenings as locals would queue to indulge in a plate of springy fried noodles coated with dark sauce and pork lard.
Address: 424 Jalan Ipoh, 51200, City Center, Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hours: 6.00 PM – 12.00 AM
*closed on Mondays
5. Roti Canai @ Mansion Tea Stall
Roti canai remains as one of the country’s most beloved food! If you find yourself craving a plate of delicious roti canai at wee hours of the night, then head down over to Mansion Tea Stall where they serve the best roti canai banjir in town!
The restaurant’s signature Roti Banjir Special, priced at RM4.50, is unlike any other. The dish consists of chopped roti canai drenched in dhal, curry, sambal and topped with two half-boiled eggs. You’ll have yourself a hearty meal indeed.
Address: Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 24/7
6. Claypot Chicken Rice @ 168 Coffee Shop
The 168 Coffee Shop has operated for more than 30 years and is famous for its beloved claypot chicken rice. What makes this claypot dish utterly delicious and irresistible is the charcoal cooking technique perfected over the years. You may want to go slightly earlier as it can get crowded.
Address: 21, Jalan Kancil, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 5.30 PM – 10.30 PM (Daily)
7. Yong Tau Fu @ Foong Foong Yong Tau Foo
If you’re craving for yong tau fu, then head on down to Foong Foong in Ampang, and you’ll have yourself a feast! The restaurant offers a wide range of choices, such as the sui kaw, fried wan tan, tofu and their signature yong tau fu stuffed with a kind of paste.
Address: 621, Jalan Merdeka, Kampung Baru Ampang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 9.15 AM – 4.15 PM
*Closed on Tuesdays
8. Cheese Naan @ RSMY
Cheese naan remains as one of the most beloved Malaysian delights. RSMY is famous for its irresistible cheesy naan. The restaurant is particularly crowded during the evening as most locals have their “yum cha” sessions here.
Address: 11&13, Jalan Medan Tuanku, Medan Tuanku, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Sundays – Thursdays (11.00 AM – 12.00 AM); Fridays – Saturdays (11.00 AM – 1.00 AM)
9. Roti John Titiwangsa
Roti John is a beloved Malaysian street food which resembles an omelette sandwich-like dish. One of the best places to have roti john in town is the Roti John Titiwangsa in Datuk Keramat. The spots allow you and your friends to chitchat while enjoying a plate of roti john – in which compromises of sausages, mozzarella cheese and a meat of your choice (chicken, beef or tuna).
Address: 199, Jalan Datuk Keramat, Kampung Datuk Keramat, 54000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Mondays – Saturdays (4.00 PM – 11.00 PM)
*Closed on Sundays
10. Chicken Wings @ Wong Ah Wah Chicken Wing (W.A.W)
Located as one of the hawker stalls in Jalan Alor, these barbecued chicken wings have claimed the title as the “Best chicken wings in town!”. During most evenings, you would typically see a crowd surrounding the stall as locals and tourists alike would queue for this grilled delight.
The chicken wings are marinated and then grilled over a charcoaled fire, which allows customers to taste the delicious combination of sweet, smoky and savoury.
Address: 16, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: Tuesdays – Sundays (5.30 PM – 3.45 PM)
*Closed on Mondays
Street Food in KL
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