10 Food Stalls Where You Can Authentic Flavors of Penang!

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If you’re always pampering your taste buds with fried clam and cendol every time you go to Penang, then it’s time to try something new by discovering the some of the authentic dishes that hiding in these food stalls.

1. The Best Wood Fire Pizza

 

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This pizza store was originally located at Jalan Macalister before the shop closed. Later, the two old couples changed the location of their business at home and only accept take-away orders. The firewood used gives a special aroma to the pizza.

Location: 1710J, Jalan Argyll, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 012-451 2354

Hours: 6:00pm – 10:30pm

2. Jiao Sai 鸟屎 maggi goreng

 

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If you’re wondering why this food stall has a name which literally means “bird poo poo”, it is because it’s previously located in the shade of the trees where bird nestle. Nevertheless, the Maggi Goreng served is definitely worth trying!

Location: No. 159, Jalan Argyll, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 5:00pm – 5:00am

3. Green House Prawn Mee Corner (青屋虾面专卖店)

 

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Green House Prawn Mee Corne, which has been around for more than 30 years in Penang, is recommended by many foodies for its satisfying prawn mee (of course) made with marinated eggs, shrimp, and homemade sauces.

Location: 133A, Burma Road, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 9:00pm – 3:00am

4. Sungai Pinang 鸭腿面线

 

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The soup dish offered at this store located under the tree is both delicious and medicinal. In addition to medicinal soup, it is made even more delicious with oversized chicken legs or duck legs which are cooked until tender.

Location: Kah Motor Honda Showroom, Jalan Sungai Pinang, 10150 Georgetown, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 7:00am – 1:00pm; Closed on Sundays

5. Apom Guan

 

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Obvious for the name, Apom Guan, is a small stall located in front of an elementary school which sells apom for decades. The store makes fresh apom pieces every day to ensure its freshness. It is soft inside and crunchy outside and stuffed with banana and corn kernels. Each piece can be enjoyed for only RM0.60.

Location: 144-E, Jalan Burma, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm; Closed on Sundays

6. 特长油条王

 

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Liu’s fritter store has been in business for more than 10 years, providing mouthwatering fritter snacks stuffed with shredded pork, tuna, sausage, and more.

Location: 1250-A, Jalan Paya, Terubong, 11600 Pualu Pinang

Hours: 6:00am – 12:00nn; Closed on Tuesdays

7. Brown Sugar Pao 浮罗山背 · 手工黑糖包 · 青园茶室

 

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In case you don’t know, there’s this mobile minivan that sells delicious brown sugar paos in Penang. The pao has fluffy skin and the brown sugar inside is not too sweet, making it a perfect snack.

Location: Jalan Balik Pulau, 11000 Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 2:30pm

8. Joo Heng Tomyam Mee

 

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Have a taste of the family tomyam recipe at Joo Heng Tomyam Mee in Penang! The store uses fried fish fillets and sour tomyam soup which makes customers keep coming back for more.

Location: Jalan Raja Uda, Taman Bunga Raya, 13000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 6:00pm – 1:00am; Closed on Tuesdays

9. Aki Pancake

 

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Whether you’re looking for a snack to eat or to be taken back home, Aki Pancake located at the snack center in Bayan Lepas which sells pancakes with a variety of flavors.

Location: (Super Tanker Food Court) Jalan Sungai Dua, 11700 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 6:00pm – 9:00pm; Closed on Wednesdays

10. Kim Seng Laksa Balik Pulau

 

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One of the foods that you shouldn’t miss when in Penang is a bowl of savory laksa! With this, Kim Seng Laksa Balik Pulau is the perfect place you should go! There are two kinds of laksa to be enjoyed here: Siam Laksa and Asam Laksa.

Location: No. 67, Jalan Balik Pulau, 11000 Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang

Hours: 11:00am – 5:00pm; Closed on Wednesdays

 

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