Hello, foodies! Breakfast is no doubt the most important meal of the day because it’s the one thing to kickstart a good day. Although sometimes we might crave for a Western breakfast, nothing beats a good ol’ kopitiam-style Malaysian breakfast! Check out this list of 15 breakfast food spots that every local will love!
15 Local Breakfast Food Spots In KL & PJ
1. Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea
Ask any local person around Kuala Lumpur and they would’ve surely heard of Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea. This coffee shop is located in Pudu, and it is one the best places to enjoy a traditional Malaysian breakfast – kaya butter toast, coffee, and half-boiled eggs!
Ah Weng Koh Hainan Tea
Address: G85, ICC Pudu, Jalan 1/77C, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 530am – 2pm (Daily), Closed on Monday
2. Win Heng Seng
Another popular local favourite in KL is this coffee shop called Win Heng Seng. Tourists, and even locals flock to this place to enjoy what we call – breakfast snacks! The baked goods sold at this coffee shop is the perfect morning treat and we recommend you to try the Egg Tarts and…only the Egg Tarts!
Win Heng Seng
Address: 183, Jalan Imbi, Imbi, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah
Opening hours: 6am – 3pm (Daily)
3. Choon Guan Hainan Coffee
Choon Guan Hainan Coffee is a 64-year old coffee shop located in Pelabuhan Klang. Serving their famous Hainanese coffee along with a variety of other local food favourites, you must make a stop here if you want to enjoy good coffee!
Choon Guan Hainan Coffee
Address: Lorong Amarasegara, Kawasan 12, 42000 Pelabuhan Klang, Selangor
Opening hours: 6am – 4pm (Daily), Closed on Tuesday
4. Foo Fee
This aesthetically-pleasing local coffee shop called Foo Fee, has two outlets in the Klang Valley. One is in Menjalara and the other is in Kepong. Serving a variety of local delights, people mostly go here for their local-style croissant, half-boiled eggs, and coffee!
Outlet(s): Menjalara | Kepong
Opening hours: 8am – 6pm (Daily)
5. Woo Pin 45 Kamunting
Woo Pin is famously known for serving a delicious bowl of fish head noodle soup. But, locals usually frequent this place to enjoy their local Malaysian breakfast food here too. Besides, we can’t get enough of roti bakar, and – we never will.
Woo Pin 45 Kamunting
Address: 45, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 730am – 4pm (Daily), Closed on Sunday
6. Lim Kee Cafe
Lim Kee Cafe is nestled in the bustling hub of Chinatown, near Petaling Street. This picturesque cafe has a pretty limited menu – serving only simple local breakfast food like kaya butter toast, half-boiled eggs, curry puffs and more. But, they’ve also modernised their menu to serve cafe-style coffee brews.
Lim Kee Cafe
Address: 66-68, Jalan Sultan, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 930am – 6pm (Daily)
7. KafeiDian 源昌隆咖啡店
Kafei Dian is another hipster-local cafe located near Petaling Street. They serve a wide variety of local food like dim sum, Nasi Lemak, soup noodles, and more. But, of course, they also serve the classic Malaysian breakfast of hard-boiled eggs and kaya butter toast!
Address: 15-1, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 7am – 530pm (Daily)
8. Yut Kee
Everyone is all too familiar with the snaking long queue at this restaurant in Jalan Kamunting, KL. We’re talking about none other than – Yut Kee. Whether or not you go here for the chicken chop or marble cake, we can all agree on one thing and that is, how good their kaya butter toast tastes. You agree, and you know it!
Address: 1, Jalan Kamunting, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 730am – 3pm (Daily)
9. Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock
This local restaurant chain is definitely a one-stop food shop where you can enjoy the best of Malaysian food. If you haven’t even to Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock, you are certainly missing out! Although they are mostly known for their Nasi Lemak, make sure to try their toast and eggs too!
Ali, Muthu & Ah Hock Kopitiam
Address: 13, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpu
Opening hours: 8am – 430pm (Daily)
10. Thong Kee Cafe
Thong Kee Cafe has many outlets across Klang Valley and it’s with good reason. All of their outlets are usually crowded with people and it’s only because their breakfast food is so yummy! Bringing it back to the basics with toast and coffee, it’s a combo that we can’t get enough of!
Thong Kee Cafe Sea Park
Address: 33, Jalan 21/1, Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 7am – 430pm (Daily)
11. Ho Kow Hainan Kopitiam
Ho Kow Hainan Kopitiam is also located near Petaling Street, in Chinatown. This place is usually packed with people and there are also long queues. And, that’s only because their delicious array of local breakfast food that people keep coming back for.
Ho Kow Hainan Kopitiam
Address: 1, Jalan Balai Polis, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Opening hours: 730am – 3pm (Daily), Closed on Monday
12. Chong Kok Kopitiam
Chong Kok Kopitiam
Address: 5, Jalan Stesen, Kawasan 1, 41000 Klang, Selangor
Opening hours: 630am – 5pm (Monday to Saturday), 630am – 1pm (Sunday)
13. Luckin Kopi
Address: 14, Jalan Panggong, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Opening hours: 10am – 10pm (Daily)
14. O&S Restaurant
Folks who live in Petaling Jaya are no strangers to this local kopitiam called O&S Restaurant. Serving a large variety of local food such as Curry Mee, Char Kuey Teow, and more, this is also where you go for perfectly cooked hard-boiled eggs and crispy Benggali bread!
Address: 39, Jalan 20/14, Taman Paramount, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Opening hours: 7am – 11pm (Daily)
15. Chuan Lee Restaurant
Which Breakfast Spot Is Your Go-To Kopitiam?
And, there you have it – that sums up our list of 15 local breakfast spots where you can enjoy kopitiam-style food. As Malaysians, we love our kopitiam food fix and this list will certainly help you uncover some of the best places to enjoy kaya butter toast, hard-boiled eggs and all of your other favourite foods! Do you know someone who loves kopitiam food? Make sure you tag them in the comment section below! Bye for now, and stay safe!
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