The first thing that comes in minds when someone’s mention about Penang is of course, food hunting and Nasi Kandar! Nasi Kandar is a very famous Malaysian’s food originated from Penang that everyone should never miss!
Nasi Kandar is plain steamed rice served with numerous types of curry to suit your preference alongside with many other dishes such as fried chicken, lamb prawn, squid and more!
When in Penang, do as the Penangnites do. Eat your Nasi Kandar with kuah banjir (flooding curry).
‘The messier the better’
Here is the list of place where you can get delicious Nasi kandar to fix your craving
1. Shariff Nasi kandar
This Nasi kandar received a lot of good reviews on social media and some said that this restaurant serves by far the best and the most reasonable price. Also, be prepared for the long queue!’
Address: 159, Jalan Permai, Taman Brown, 11700 Gelugorhadapan 7, Pulau Pinang
Open from 5.30 p.m– 9.00 a.m everyday except for Saturday.
2. Cargas Cafe
Nasi Kandar in a café? Yes! Only in Cargas Café. This local’s favorite Café also serves mouth-watering nasi campur (mixed rice)
Address: 978, Main Road, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Open from 10.30 a.m – 4.00 p.m everyday except for Friday.
3. Deen Jelutong
If you are in Penang, try to give this Deen Nasi Kandar a shot. This restaurant serves the best Nasi kandar in town and also famous with their ayam kicap (soy sauce chicken)
Address: 598-D, Jalan Jelutong, Jelutong, 11600 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Open from 12.30 p.m – 4.00 a.m everyday.
Located at the fringe of the city’s core zone, making this restaurant has the most tempting nasi kandar to visit. Nasi kandar Deen Maju is very famous with their juicy squid’s egg and of course, Nasi Kandar!
Address: 170, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Open from 12.00 p.m – 9.00 p.m every Saturday and Sunday
And from 2:30 p.m – 11 p.m every Monday – Friday
5.Nasi Kandar Merlin
The taste of this nasi kandar is as powerful as its name. The most visited place by office workers at lunch hour.
Address: 1A Union Street Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Open from: 8:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m everyday except for Sunday
6.Nasi Kandar Imigresen
This one is a ‘hidden gems’ that not everybody knows about. Come here to taste this unique nasi kandar topped with bawang goreng (fried onion)
Address: 8, Lorong Pasar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Open from: 10:30 a.m – 9:30 a.m everyday except for Friday
7.Nasi Kandar Tajuddin Husein
Come here to try out their amazingly good mutton curry and rose chicken!
Address: 45-63, Lebuh Queen, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Open from: 10:30 a.m – 3:00 p.m & 6:00 p.m – 10:00 p.m everyday except for Sunday.
8.Nasi Kandar Kampong Melayu
Visit here if you want to have nasi kandar as your breakfast! try out their signature delicious curry
Address: A-29, Jalan Kampung Melayu, Kampung Melayu, 11500 Ayer Itam, Pulau Pinang
Open from: 6:15 a.m – 1:30 p.m everyday
Starts your nasi kandar with Sri Sutra today! Book online now on Sutra.my