Known for having the best flavored and textured food in Malaysia, Ipoh is often called the food heaven of the country. If you are planning to stop by and visit the city, it is a must to try some of the best restaurants it has. From the delicious dim sum meals to the hot and tangy noodles, these top 10 dinner places in Ipoh will satisfy cravings!
This restaurant located in 1206 Jalan King, Taman Hoover, Ipoh has the best Yong Tau Foo in the city. It has a variety of delicious noodles and tofu you can really enjoy. Their Hakka-style stuffed tofu comes with curry noodles and is the main attraction to all the customers.
Their other delicious meals include the Assam Laksa and Sar Kow Liew, both are mouthwatering dishes that are full of flavor. Enjoy the local food and mouthwatering meals at a very affordable price.
If you have a love for dim sum, you should try Greentown Dim Sum Cafe. They have a lot of different dim sum with a variety of flavor, and if you want to eat it with rice and drinks, they offer dim sum set meals as well! You can really feel the homey vibe of the cafe because everything is freshly prepared and cooked to order. Their menu is full of savory meals, noodle-based dishes, desserts and many more.
The price range of their menu can be a little expensive, but it will definitely be worth it especially because this is the only halal-certified dim sum cafe in the city.
Visit them at 10 Persiaran Greentown 4, Greentown Avenue Ipoh, Perak and call them at +60123982010.
This restaurant has been established since 1955, and since then, it offers two of the best dishes the city has ever seen: dry curry noodles and curry noodle soup. When you come by in the evening, expect long lines and limited seats because everyone loves their menu and comes flocking the restaurant to get their portion.
If you plan on visiting this famous restaurant, make an effort and expect the busy setting.
Made popular by its delicious menu, Canning Garden is visited by a lot of locals and tourists in the area. Located at Ipoh Town 27, Lorong Cecil Rae, Taman Canning, Ipoh Garden, this place is a must try because it is home to the most delicious recipe of the famous Chee Cheong Fun, a steamed rice roll served with rich soy sauce. Although this dish is popular all throughout the city, this restaurant’s version of the dish is the most special one there is.
Keep in mind that you should visit the restaurant early as the famous dish gets sold out quickly.
If you are a tourist or are new to the city, the first restaurant you should try is Tuck Kee, their fried noodles are possibly the best in the city. They have been serving the dish for 50 years, so you can expect nothing but perfection. From the consistency of the noodles, to the flavor of the soup and the meat, you will definitely come back for more!
Their number one dish, the Hokkien Dai Loke Meen noodles, is stir fried and is rich with brown gravy, vegetables, and shrimps. You can enjoy the mouth watering dish at a very affordable price.
Pay them a visit at 61, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak or call them at +60 52537513.
This humble restaurant is home of the famous and most delicious Curry Mee all the locals love. Bring a lot of patience when visiting this restaurant because the line can be very long and you might be there for almost an hour just for their Curry Mee.
Their specialty is a dish of noodles topped with coconut milk and comes with delicious and thick cuts of pork, chicken, and shrimps. You will forget all the trouble you went through to visit this restaurant once you’ve had a taste of their famous Curry Mee.
Check them out at 174, Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Taman Jubilee, Ipoh, or order in advance at +60 165314193.
If you are looking for the best dish that can warm both your heart and stomach, look no further because Cowan Street Ayam Tauge & Koitiau Restaurant offers the best bean sprouts chicken soup in the city. The sauce on top of the chicken is what really enhances the flavor of the broth and makes it special.
This restaurant is usually open at night, so try to drop by at night time, at 44, Jalan Raja Ekram, 31350 Ipoh.
Famous for its specialty, Paris Restaurant in Ipoh serves the delicious bowl of Hakka Mee. Their secret is that they don’t need to drizzle their food with a lot of sauce to be delicious. They believe that the secret for a perfect Hakka Mee is the meat and side dish. Most commonly eaten for breakfast, this dish is everybody’s favorite thing to order from the menu when visiting the restaurant.
Their Hakka Mee is so popular, you don’t have to specifically ask for it off the menu, you just simply tell the crew how many orders you want to get and the chef will serve you the Hakka Mee.
Visit the restaurant Ipoh Town 164 & 166, Jalan Sultan Iskandar, Pusat Bandaraya.
Craving and wanting to eat something that will remind you of home? Pay a visit to this restaurant located at 28, Jalan Mustapha al-Bakei. What makes Kedai Makanan Loke Wooi Kee stand out among the other restaurants in this list is its specialty: the very delicious Hor Hee.
Hor Hee a fish ball recipe that comes with noodle soup, fish balls, fish cake, and onions. Both locals and tourists come back to this restaurant just for this dish. It is definitely a must-try when you visit the city.
Gunung Rapat is one of the things Ipoh is famous for. They serve the famous fried noodles that many customers describe as mouthwatering and take them back to their childhood. The secret to this dish is that it is stir-fried with charcoal fire. Some of their best dishes include the Fried Keow Teow and Fried Mee Hoon.
This restaurant specializes in fried food that is perfect with savory sauce and rice. When you visit Gunung Rapat, make sure you visit this restaurant by the roadside.
If you are planning a trip to Malaysia, make sure to drop by Ipoh to experience all the mouthwatering dinner places. We have listed all the places worth visiting so you will have a clear destination the next time you’re in town.
Enjoy the city with mouthwatering food that you will only experience in Ipoh!