There’s always room for roti canai. Be it breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this Malaysian favourite staple is enjoyed by many. Not to mention, this dish also topped Croatian-based travel guide TasteAtlas’s World’s 50 Best Street Foods list this year. If you love this flatbread as we do, check out these spots to see if you’ve really tried them all!
10 Must-Visit Spots For M’sian Favourite Roti Canai
1. Roti Canai Halim
A popular spot for true flatbread lovers, this eatery is where you can get Malay-style roti canai. The flatbread here is undoubtedly thin, crispy and fluffy. They serve it with a curry gravy that is less thick than the usual Mamak version, and dunking a forkful of roti is the way to go! The Roti Boom here is also a firm favourite!
Address: 31, Jalan PJS 10/32, Seksyen 19 Petaling Jaya, 46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 7:30am-11:30pm (Daily)
2. Mansion Tea Stall
This legendary eatery at Masjid India is where you go for its Roti Special. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s basically a roti canai underneath two soft-boiled eggs in a pool of curry, dhal and topped with sambal – giving you a whole new roti experience! Besides, don’t forget to pair it with Teh Ding Dong!
Address: Mansion Tea Stall, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 8am-12am (Daily)
3. Warung Pak Hassan
Loved by the Kampung Baru locals, Warung Pak Hassan serves Roti Canai with a scene-stealer side dish, Chicken Feet Curry! The flatbread has a different texture from other roti spots, it’s soft and fluffy yet crispy on the outside. Here, you can also find Nasi Lemak, Nasi Kukus and more local fare. But, there will definitely be a long queue during peak hours!
Address: 45A, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7am-1pm (except for Fri, 7am-12:30pm, closed on Mon)
4. Warung Dimyati Roti Canai
Rainbow roti canai? Count us in! This place is where you can find unique flatbread in various colours. Each colour represents different flavours from durian, green apple, strawberry, and more! It definitely doesn’t taste like regular roti canai so be sure to come by and try it for yourself, if you haven’t!
Address: Lot 2430 Batu 3 Kampung Sungai Yu 1, Kampung Sungai Yu, 45000 Kuala Selangor, Selangor
Operating Hours: 7am-12pm (closed on Mon & Fri)
5. Kedai Roti Canai Pak Ali
Filled with crowds looking to get their breakfast fixed every morning, Kedai Roti Canai Pak Ali is famous for its Roti Canai Tsunami. Inspired by Roti Special at Mansion Tea Stall, the roti here is also drenched in curry, dhal and sambal. Just dig in and you’ll be delighted!
Address: Jalan Pantai Permai, Pantai Dalam, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7am-11am (closed on Mon)
6. Restaurant I.V.
This place in Klang is widely known for this Malaysian breakfast staple! Their version of it though is soft and crispy! They have different flatbreads too from roti pisang, roti canai telur bawang and more! If you’re a fan of curry, don’t forget to get its thick curry gravy to enjoy it with your roti!
Address:117, Jalan Pandamaran Jaya 62, Kawasan 10, 42000 Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor
Operating Hours: 6am-5pm (Daily)
7. Restoran Choice
Ever tried roti canai benang? This spot has it! Restoran Choice is where you can find thread-looking flatbread. To make this dish, they sliced the flat dough into thin threads, and rolled and puffed them to create the perfect threads! Think of crisp in every bite!
Address: 1, Jalan E 1, Taman Melawati, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
Operating Hours: 8am-12pm (Daily)
8. Restoran Hatinie
Operated since 1982, Restoran Hatinie is famous for its Roti Sarang Burung. This flatbread looks like a bird’s nest with two sunny-side-up eggs in the centre! It’s certainly a hearty meal that will leave you wanting more!
Address: 8 & 20, Jalan Selendang 10/10, Seksyen 10, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor
Operating Hours: 7am-6pm (Mon-Sat), 7am-4pm (Sun, closed on Mon)
9. Lan Roti Canai
Another OG spot, Lan Roti Canai serves this Malaysian staple since 1980! The recipe is handed down through generations, so you can be sure that the roti truly delivers! Not only that, they also serve Roti Boom, Roti Sardin and more!
Address: 20, Jalan Pantai Permai, Pantai Dalam, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 6:30am-12pm & 5-10pm (Daily)
10. Roti Canai Anak Mamu
If you’re a big eater, get Roti Canai Burrito! The flatbread here is like no other! The dough is stretched and filled with generous amounts of seasoned chicken or beef and shaped into a burrito. It is then topped with dhal gravy and sambal for the perfect pairing! You can also add cheese to it!
Address: 38-1, Perdana Industrial Park, Jalan PP16/2, Puchong, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8am-11:30am (Sat & Sun)
More For You To Explore
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