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10 Mouth-Watering Food to Try in Kepong For the Foodies

Kepong, though part of Kuala Lumpur, has not been given the right attention throughout the years. We have not heard of this town from many, yet Kepong is home to many hidden gems, especially food. Today, we’ll be exploring some of the best food to try in Kepong that will make your mouth water. So, plan ahead on a trip to Kepong as you scroll through the list.

10 Mouth-Watering Food to Try in Kepong:

 

Restaurant Pak Thong

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At Pak Thong, freshness is always guaranteed. Located within the reach of Kepong Baru’s wet market, Pak Thong sources its ingredients right from the market. Despite being a little steep in prices, quality that is being delivered to you justifies the price. Try out their braised pork knuckle, crab and superior clam soup. Pak Thong is definitely on the top list of our “food to try in Kepong” list.

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Address:  No. 25, Jalan Ambong 3, Kepong, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 12 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

 

Ah Yee Curry Mee

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Serving Kepong folks since the 80s, people who grew up here might have been loyal customers to Ah Yee Curry Mee. Started as a humble stall, Ah Yee has come a long way in capturing the hearts of locals. Each bowl of curry mee holds up its essence, creamy, fragrant curry with a hint of coconut aroma. You’re not just eating a good bowl of curry mee, but a recipe for over 20 years. Their curry chee cheong fun is another hit. with custom made rice noodle rolls. If you’re not including Ah Yee Curry Mee in your “food to try in Kepong” list, we’re speechless.

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Address: Jalan Kepong Baru, Kepong Baru, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. (Closed on Mondays)

 

Taman Bukit Maluri Roadside ABC

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Looking for something to cool off while in Kepong? Head towards Maluri and get your hands on a bowl of ABC. Unlike any other ABC, this particular stall is highly talked about. Portion is just great with generous amount of toppings, plus they’re¬†drenched in gula¬†melaka! Imagine that aromatic sweetness that lingers in your mouth. Cheap, good, and friendly, we don’t¬†see the point of not trying this out.

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Address: Jalan Burung Bebarau, Taman Bukit Maluri, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 1 p.m.-7:45 p.m. (Closed on Sundays)

 

Sheng Huat Bak Kut Teh

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While Klang is crowned as the land of Bak Kut Teh, Kepong comes close to it. Sheng Huat Bak Kut Teh is yet another crowd’s favourite, serving Hokkien style herbal goodness. Their pork knuckle is one of the best selling dishes, fat, juicy and meaty meat braised with Chinese¬†herbs. Though the process of ordering can be a little unpleasant, we could say once you try out their bak kut teh, you’ll come back for more. Sheng Huat is definitely one of the food to try in Kepong during your visit.

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Address: 922, Jalan Jinjang Utama, Jinjang Utara, 52000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 4 p.m.-8 p.m., 9:30 p.m.-3 a.m. (Daily)

 

Norway Salmon Fish Head Noodle

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Some of you might have tried a few versions of fish head noodle, but this in particular, we’re very excited about. Silky smooth fish broth infused with milk, they’re packed with flavors. What makes their noodles so special is that one ingredient they use, salmon. It’s a rare sight for a hawker stall to incorporate salmon into their meal, not to mention fish head noodles, which further enhanced the flavors. Not a fan of fish? Try out the prawn noodles, they’re¬†pretty solid as well.

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Address:  G4, Jalan Jambu, Jinjang Selatan, 52000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Daily)

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The Champ Kitchen

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What’s your first thought when you first heard of Champ Kitchen? We thought of sinful, meaty meals for the champs. The Champ Kitchen is a pork specialty shop where everything they serve relates to that fat, porky meat. They know how to do pork right, lightly seasoned and well-braised. Try out their best seller, pork knuckle rice and soups. Unpretentious, comfortable space, only in Kepong.

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Address:  No., 19, Jalan KIP 1, Taman Perindustrian Kip, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. (Sun) 10 a.m.-9:30 p.m.

 

Gao Lao Mamak

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Mamak stalls are no stranger to Malaysian especially when it comes to satisfying midnight growling stomachs. Roti, maggie¬†goreng, naan and nasi¬†seem to be typical dishes served at a mamak¬†place, but dim sum? We’re hooked. Gao Lao Mamak is a popular spot in Kepong for the night owls. Not only do they serve Chinese food, but also in Western and other typical mama¬†fares. Try out their Yong Tau Foo and Char Siew Pao. This is one unique food to try in Kepong, to be exact, a place.

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Address: Persiaran Mergastua, Kepong Baru, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 24/7

 

Nasi Lemak Jalan Antoi

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Ask anyone in Kepong of Wai Sek Kai Nasi Lemak and they will go “oh I know, that famous nasi lemak¬†with crazy queue.” They’re not exaggerating, queue starts to line up at 5 p.m. Starting price at RM3, you get a huge plate of nasi¬†lemak¬†drenched in their aromatic sambal. Their fragrant nasi¬†is cooked just about right and the friendly uncle would offer up extra rice and sambal¬†for you. This nasi¬†lemak¬†stall is definitely one of the most popular food in Kepong that you need to try out at least once.

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Address: 48, Jalan Antoi 1, Kepong Baru, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 7 p.m.-10 p.m. (Daily)

 

Yellow Thai Food Truck

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Craving for those street food you had back in Bangkok? No worries as we’re bringing you this authentic Thai street food, a food truck to be exact. Nestled around Mutiara Condominium, it’s hard to not notice this bright yellow food truck. Operated by a Thai couple, this humble food truck offers some lip-smacking¬†mango sticky rice, Pad Thai, tomyam¬†noodles and more. They have a lot to offer despite being a small food truck, definitely a must food to try in Kepong during your visit.

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Address: Jalan Mutiara Vista 1, Mwe Kepong Commercial Park.
Operating Hour: 2-6 p.m. (Closed on Sundays)

 

Take Eat Easy Modern Bakery and Cafe

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Last one on our “Food to Try in Kepong” list, and we want a little twist from all the local cuisines. One of the better cafes in Kepong,¬†Take Eat Easy is perfect for an afternoon unwind session. Their menus are upgraded constantly, offering a wide variety of fares. Their in-house¬†bakery is worth exploring for some bites as well. Basically, Take Eat Easy is pretty fail proof¬†and worth visiting at least once.

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Address: Wisma Fiamma, Bandar Menjalara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
Operating Hour: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. (Daily)

 

People from Kepong, what do you think about this list? Drop us your opinions and recommendations as we’re still new to this city. There’s so much more to explore, together. Okay, buh bye!

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