Editor’s Pocket List Penang Street Food

Editor’s Pocket List Penang Street Food

Text: Sweezy Tan Photos: Lim Tze Yan - 12 March 2021

Known as Street Food Haven, Penang has famous street foods. This issue, we are not going after popularity, instead, we want to share with you the hidden gems of street food that are only known by locals.     

Duck Meat Kuey Teow Thng

Established over 50 years ago, this stall offers silky smooth key teow topped with slices of tender duck and home-made fish balls, a comforting dish for many.

Add: 113 Lebuh Melayu, George Town

Loh Mee

This bowl of loh mee has a thick and rich starchy gravy, served with duck egg, pork slices and beansprouts. Intestines are added upon request.

Ah Joo Loh Mee 亚裕卤面

Add: 6a, Lorong Selamat, George Town

Hokkien Mee

In this newly open café, its soup is rich with prawn flavour and topped with generous amount of garnishes. All ingredients are freshly prepared, make its taste stand .

Dannok Cafe

Add: 41, Jalan Seang Tek, George Town

Char Kuey Teow

328 Char Kuey Teow is operated by an old couplet offers savoury Char Kuey Teow with fresh king prawns and clams, adding splendid flavour to this local dish.

Khoon Hiang Café

Add: 328, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town


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