10 Best Ayam Penyet With Really Good Sambal Spots In Klang Valley

Gather around! Believe it or not, but ayam penyet feels like something that you can eat weekly. There is just something about this particular Indonesian dish. Fried chicken is nicely smashed with pestle against mortar, paired with sambal, slices of cucumber, fried tofu, and tempeh. It sounds like a dream! Here are the 10 Best Ayam Penyet Spots In Klang Valley.


Ayam penyet date, anyone?

1. Warung Bu Lis

We are going to kick off the list with a bang! Starting with Warung Bu Lis, this spot has been operating for more than 30 years by an Indonesian family. This ayam penyet spot is known for its delectable sambal that has been passed down from one generation to another. Here’s a little glitch, it is tucked within a village. No worries, we have included the Waze directions here.

Address: 10B, Lorong Changkat Lembah, Kampung Changkat, 53100 Kuala Lumpur

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

2. Wong Solo

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Wong Solo needs no introduction. Being one of the most famous spot for ayam penyet, there are several spots in Selangor to grab a bite. Apart from ayam penyet, you can find many other Indonesian dishes available. Order yourself some balado petai, and tauhu tempe goreng! Do take note that the price is a little higher in comparison to other ayam penyet spots.

Address: No. 8G & 10G, Jalan Plumbum P7/P, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 11:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

3. Ayam Penyet – AP

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With so many choices available at Ayam Penyet – Ap, there is surely something made for everything here. Pick from different categories including Jawa, Bakar, Minang, Sup, Asian, Mee, and Snek! Looking at its signature ayam penyet, you will drool for sure. Made from original recipes from Surabaya, Ayam Penyet – AP has perfected the flavours of the dish. Other choices include Iga Penyet, and Udang Penyet.


Check out the locations and operating hours here. 

4. Ayam Gepuk Pak Gembus

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With a logo of a rooster holding a rolling pin, you know Ayam Gepuk Pak Gembus means business. Some locations including Subang Jaya, Taman Selayang, and Jalan Datuk Keramat, this spot is known for its extremely spicy sambal. Many patrons noted that milk is needed to cool off the heat! So, if you are looking for a spicy challenge, this is the spot to be!

Address: Taman Selayang, 68100 Batu Caves, Selangor


Operating Hours: Opens daily except Friday, Thursday to Monday, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

5. Ayam Penyet Indorasa

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This spot is worth the drive all the way to Cyberjaya. Check out Ayam Penyet Indorasa, a spot that been consistently churning out plates and plates of ayam penyet for years. Known to be reasonably priced, you can get a Happy Meal Set that comes with ayam penyet, white rice, and clear soup for only RM10.50. Rumour has it that the sambal is so good, you will even ask for more servings.

Address: No 3, Jalan GC 1, Cyberjaya, 63000 Cyberjaya, Selangor


Operating Hours: Opens daily, 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

6. Restoran Ayam Penyet Ria

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Restoran Ayam Penyet Ria is another that you must visit for authentic Indonesian food. Apart from serving delicious ayam penyet, you can always check out other varieties including itik penyet. Additionally, ayam rempah seems to be a crowd favourite! With price starts at RM7.50 for a set, you can order yourself Telur Dadar Set, Ayam Geprek Set, Ayam Penyet Set, and others without breaking the bank.

Address: 6, Jalan PJS 8/2, Bandar Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

7. Ayam Penyet Nusantara

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Apart from perfecting ayam penyet, another key component to create the most satisfying meal is sambal. Many patrons of Ayam Penyet Nusantara mentioned that the sambal is a good amount of spiciness and sweetness. Create something absolutely wholesome by adding rice, ayam penyet, sambal, and thick soy sauce together! Some other notable dishes include sup tulang and terung balado.

Address: 9G, Jalan Plumbum S7/S, Seksyen 7, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

8. Ayam Penyet Padang Jawa Shah Alam

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Calling out for all students! Or, if you want to save some bucks while feasting on something good! Ayam Penyet Padang Jawa Shah Alam is known for its notoriously cheap prices. One of its famous dishes, Pecal Bebola, is highly recommended! Pair it with white rice. Oh, clear soup and gravy are refillable at this spot. So, will be surrounding yourself with UiTM students?

Address: Jalan Berangan, Kampung Padang Jawa, 40200 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating Hours: Open 24 hours

9. Kedai Makan Ayam Penyet

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Aside from tasty ayam penyet, Kedai Makan Ayam Penyet is known for its tempeh. The fresh tempeh is perfectly fried, creating a crunchy crust on the outside, and soft in the inside. Don’t judge a book by its cover, as the affordably priced ayam penyet is satisfying with sambal. With the price starts at RM5.50, you will definitely need to check this place out at least once!

Address: Lot 4778 Jalan Paip, Meru Klang 41050, Selangor

Operating Hours: Opens daily except Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

10. Warung Ayam Penyet

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Photo: Khairur Azhan (Google Review)

Here’s the last spot on the list to get your ayam penyet cravings fixed! Last but not least, Warung Ayam Penyet serves authentic Javanese food. With the price on the higher note, rest assured that the taste is absolutely worth it. Some other selections are catfish penyet, and bakso! Another crowd favourite is lamb satay, a must-order to share with your friends and family.

Address: Jalan Jati, Kampung Melayu Subang, 40150 Subang, Selangor

Operating Hours: Opens daily, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Where will you get your cravings fixed?

All in all, ayam penyet is definitely a favourite dish in Klang Valley. It is something that you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even supper! There are still many places in Klang Valley serving a good old plate of ayam penyet. More sambal, please! Where will you be heading to get your cravings fixed? Time to start tagging your buddies!

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