Okay foodies, quick test! Do you know the meaning yong tau foo carries? The name yong tau foo actually means stuffed beancurd in the Hakka dialect! Are you surprised or did you know all along? When someone says yong tau foo, they actually are referring to the various beancurd-based items like beancurd stuffed with meat, soya puffs, ladies’ fingers, chilli and brinjal. With that in mind, let us introduce you to this magical list that contains all the best spots for yong tau foo in KL!
10 Yong Tau Fu Spots In KL You Need To Know
1. Foong Foong Yong Tau Foo
Always expect to experience a full-house crisis here but sweat not because the waiting time is actually quite brief due to the swift and fast transition. Customers don’t really linger too long in this place, you can say this spot is something like a quick stop. Yong tau foo pieces are placed onto a hot greasy wok, then splashed with stock until cooked, thus, the slight browning. The freshness and natural sweetness of each vegetable piece are so perfectly maintained, you have got to taste it for yourself!
📍 621, Jalan Merdeka, Kampung Baru Ampang, 68000 Ampang, Selangor.
🕐 9.15am – 4.14pm (Closed on Tuesday)
2. Segambut Yong Tau Foo
Offering a wide variety of yong tau foo munches, only the very best and also the freshest ingredients will be used in the house. Ample seats even during lunch hours, why not head over there for a scrumptious meal? Besides that, they also have stalls selling yummy fruit rojak, fried prawn crackers and steamed potato buns. Remember to drop by today!
📍 67, Jalan Segambut Pusat, Taman Segambut, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
🕐 9am – 5pm (Closed on Monday)
3. Yong Tau Foo Kg Pandan
Located in a humble and memories-filled old-style warung is none other than this lovely yong tau foo spot that has a great selection of ingredients at affordable prices! Every customer that has dined here before will surely agree to us saying that their gravy is second best to none, sedap giler! Their delicious gravy is the sole reason for the crowd every day, so why not try it for yourself today?
📍 4, Jalan Thaver, Kampung Pandan, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
🕐 11am – 10pm (Closed on Friday)
4. Restoran Yong Tau Foo Chan Chan
Have your yong tau foo here with the silkiest and smoothest tofu with the tastiest soup! We totally recommend you guys to order their fried items which are crunchy and also crispy to boot. It goes without saying you’d definitely spot a plate of fried dumpling on every customer’s table. It’s crusty on the outside and flavourful on the inside!
📍 69, Jalan 11/62a, Bandar Menjalara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
🕐 11am – 3.30pm, 6pm – 9.30pm (Everyday except for Sun); 10am – 9.30pm (Sun)
5. Ipoh Road Hakka Yong Tau Fu
The dark gravy sauce is the speciality of this place, everyone who has tasted it can testify to us saying it’s really one of the best out there. With an average selection of ingredients, rest assured you’d be able to find your usual favourites right here. Price wise, they’re considered to be cheap. Totally worth giving it a shot!
📍 2, Jalan Wangsa Utama, Taman Wangsa Permai, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor.
🕐 10am – 9.30pm (Daily)
6. Wah Kiow Yong Tau Fu
To make your dining experience here even more memorable, you have got to order their appetizing curry chee cheong fun with dried shrimps. It goes so well together with yong tau foo, it’s a surprise for real! Pretty crowded during peak hours so be prepared to wait for a little while. Another must-order would, of course, be their big generous chunks of fish cake!
📍 23, Jalan Jejaka 2, Maluri, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
🕐 9.30am – 3pm (Closed on Monday)
7. Restoran Yap Hup Kee
Tucked in between the ever-bustling street, Yap Hup Kee attracts waves and waves of customers with their savoury and mouth-watering chee cheong fun, but beyond that, they too serve what you guys are here for which is yong tau foo! As far as the yong tau foo is concerned, it’s very commendable with real good quality stuffings made of fish and pork paste. With complementary of deep-fried items, count yourself in luck!
📍 45, Jalan Brunei Barat, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur.
🕐 10am – 12am (Daily)
8. Madras Lane Yong Tau Foo
Retaining at this exact spot for over 60 years, their patrons have since then increased crowding the restaurant, especially during peak hours. So, what’s so good about them? They have their yong tau foo made freshly and daily, offering quite a fair variety of choices like taufu, bitter gourd, brinjal and foo chook. All of them are stuffed with pork and fish paste but no worries, their fish paste has no unpleasant taste at all because it’s so fresh!
📍 City Center (old) Jalan Sultan, Kuala Lumpur, 50000.
🕐 11am – 3.30pm (Closed on Monday)
9. Restoran Fatty Mok Hakka Yong Tau Foo
One cannot simply have their yong tau foo without the dark sweet sauce, that’s just unacceptable. That’s why we totally recommend you pay Fatty Mok a visit, their yong tau foo goes super well with their homemade sweet sauce. Order yourself a plate of their fried tau foo, soaked with the intensely flavourful broth which was cooked with more than 10 types of herbs and spices. You cannot afford to miss this goodness!
📍 AS, 27, Jalan Hang Tuah 3, Salak South Garden, 57100 Kuala Lumpur.
🕐 7.30am – 10.30pm (Tue), 10.30am – 10.30pm (Mon, Thu – Sun), Closed on Wednesday.
10. Restoran Home Town Yong Tow Foo (Ampang Point Branch)
Best known for Halal yong tau foo, this place was originally just a hawker store but since then, it has successfully transformed into a restaurant. If you’re eyeing for a scrumptious meal of yong tau foo, honestly look no further than them. The portion is reasonable for its price and the overall dining experience is fantastic!
📍 47, Jalan Mamanda 9, Taman Dato Ahmad Razali, 68000 Ampang, Selangor.
🕐 11am – 11pm (Daily)
10 Yong Tau Fu Spots In KL You Need To Know
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