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Top 7 Awesome Food in Pudu You Can’t Afford to Miss

This blog is all about 7 awesome food you should try in Pudu.

Kuala Lumpur, a buzzing city filled with gleaming skyscrapers and multilane highways- the representation of the epitome of cosmopolitan living. However, this city is not all about that glam. Sandwiched between Bukit Bintang, Maluri and Cheras, Pudu is a frozen-in-time city which mingles with today’s modern lifestyle lusts, a historical city which will fulfil your whims by its street food, bustling markets and heritage architectures.

Top 7 Awesome Food in Pudu You Shouldn’t Miss

All will allow you to unwind as walking down its paths of long illustrious history. Hesitate no more, find a conveyance to taste Pudu- read on: Top 7 Awesome Food in Pudu You Can’t Afford to Miss.

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1. Restoran Tuck Cheong 德昌饱饺茶餐室

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At Tuck Cheong, “authenticity” is definitely the watchword. Set in a traditional coffee shop ambience, this dim sum joint insists on sticking to the traditional ways of steaming to produce the most authentic Dim Sum- and this is what makes their Dim Sum truly undefeatable. In piping hot steamer baskets, these dainty morsels are super flavourful, and will definitely urge you to eat more than you intended.

Address:  29, Jalan Kancil, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 6.00am-10.00am, Closed on Sunday & Monday

2. Kei Suk Wan Tan Mee

Serving simplicity at its best, Kei Suk has held out way longer than many other average outposts in KL: It has been lingering in KL’s Chinese food scene for more than 50 years! Hop on to this humble Wan Tan Mee stall to have a taste of their authentic Wan Tan Mee, where all are charcoal-cooked and paired with dark sauce, topped with your choice of minced meat and Char Siew. Absolutely delicious.

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Address: Jalan Brunei, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7.30am-1.00pm, closed on Monday

3. Ruby Restaurant 芝麻糊大王

This Tong Shui place sings their own praises, which is evident through the name of the shop In Chinese, meaning “The king of Black Sesame Paste”. It’s true that Ruby Restaurant is really confident in their store’s offerings, but they’re not exaggerating at all: It is now a fourth-generation business which stall managed to maintain its original standard which first attracted its regulars. The aptly named Ruby Restaurant surely lived up to its name, whipping up a lovely rendition of Chinese desserts.

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Address: Jalan Landak, No. 32, Jalan Kancil, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11.00am- 12.15am daily

Read also: Top 10 Tong Shui in KL

4. May King Lam Mee 美景淋面

Indeed, Pudu is all about their historical charms, and we can’t deny the fact that old is gold. This namesake restaurant is particularly known for their super delicious Lam Mee. Having their dishes originated from the Fujian Province of China, May King has been painstakingly crafting their business to well-serve their customers. Their speciality Lam Mee, paired with chicken shreds, prawns, minced meat and cabbage, all drenched in a gooey broth and finally topped with chops of spring onions.

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Address: 38, Jalan Yew, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 9.30am-5.00pm, closed on Monday.

5. Sulaiman’s Chendol

This place might look like any other mediocre food stalls by the roadside, yet their Chendol is legendary than ever: worm-like green rice flour jelly droplets and red beans drenched in coconut milk and palm sugar syrup, this iced sweet dessert is surely cool enough to beat off KL’s heat. And have we mentioned that it is now a 35-year-old stall already?

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Address: In front of restaurant MSS Maju off Jalan Pudu 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 8.30am-3.00pm daily

6. Sek Yuen Restaurant 适苑酒家

Get your chopstick ready! KL’s Cantonese food scene is a diverse beast, and this is one of the best of them all. Decked out in an easy-going bustle style, Sek Yuan is a favourite of local families who crowd round circular tables for excellent weekend gathering dinners. Best bets are Cantonese staples such as their signature roast duck, stir-fried kai lan, kung fu ying-yong, braised pork trotter and lang poon seafood.

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Address: 315, Jalan Pudu, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 11.00am-2.30pm, 5.30pm-10.00pm, closed on Monday

7. Chen Chen Hong Kong Goose Duck Chicken 珍珍深井烧鹅烧鸭

Their roast goose is practically flawless- with all that crispy skin and juicy, tender meat without being overly fatty underneath, you could tell that it is perfectly medium-rare. In fact, their geese have been basted for hours and the seasoning was just right. Accompanied by bowls of thick fragrant rice, it is so addictive that you would polish off the half portion in no time.

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Address: Jalan Seladang, Off Lorong Yap Hin, Pudu, Kuala Lumpur 55100
Operating Hours: 10.00am-6.00pm daily

List: Must-Eats in Pudu, KL 2018

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There are many other great places to eat in Pudu. Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comment below.

Guide: Top Pudu Food You Should Try

We hope today’s article “Top Pudu Food Guide 2018” treated you well. If we missed out any good ones, feel free to suggest them to us too!

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