Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Many humble pushcart hawker stalls are now iconic specialty hawker food in Penang.

Delicious hawker food in Penang is easily accessible from pushcarts.

Many specialty hawker stalls in Penang are the only operator selling a single unique dish sold in a Kopitiam.

These local favorites are so popular that they have their clientele – some eat there every day.

Visitors flock here to eat the food, some of which are 50 to 60-year-old traditional recipes.

Eventually, they either take over the other stalls in a Kopitiam or have their own business in the shop.

These are Smart Dory favorites, atmospheric hawker fare specializing in just one noodle or rice dish.

The owner is the cook, and family members help out in the shop.

Eating Out in Penang For Under RM10?

Welcome to George Town, Penang, where eating is a local pastime.

For visitors, you will be amazed that Penangites will ply you with offers of food.

They discuss lunch, tea, snack, dinner, or planning a seafood buffet for the weekend as you eat breakfast.

While other nations have heated debates over football, it’s about the origins of the best food for Malaysians.

If you want the best hawker food in Penang, it’s not at the hotel buffets.

But if you want a sampling of what the island offers, an international buffet is the best place to try and sample local dishes.

You can try a taste to see if it’s something you like before making the trip to hunt down recommendations from Penaingtes.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Eating Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Usually, you will find the food served in melamine wares, with chopsticks, and without a napkin.

Patrons sit at big metal or plastic foldaway tables surrounded by plastic stools.

There is nothing fancy when it comes to hawker food in Penang.

You won’t find a waiter offering you a menu.

Most of the time, the menu is the price list stuck to the stall or on the tiled wall of the Kopitiam.

There are hundreds of street food stalls spread throughout Penang island.

Instead of bouncing around from Kopitiam to Kopitiam or street to street, you can go to a hawker center.

You can try all the best street food in one place.

The challenge of going to a food court or hawker center is that it’s super overwhelming.

With up to 30 stalls, and each stall cooking a couple of different dishes, you will be stumped to select from at least 150 options.

So what would you order?

Check out these mom-and-pop eateries in Penang for the simple one-item menu.

Let’s look at where these stand-alone hawkers are and what they sell, making eating there so popular with Penangites.

As always, the Specialty Hawker Food In Penang is arranged in alphabetical order.

Ah Boy Koay Teow Th’ng

Ah Boy Koay Teow Th’ng specialty used Older Hens and Unlaid Eggs, harvested after the hen is slaughtered.
Aside from these, the Th’ng Teow Th’ng is served with many types of Fish Balls and Pork Tendon Meatballs.
Extra orders include Chicken and Bean Sprout garnished with spring onions and fried garlic.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Ah Boy Koay Teow Th’ng

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

L to R: Extra Orders include Unlaid Eggs, Chicken and Bean Sprouts, Fish Balls, and Pork Tendon Meatball

Ah Boy Koay Teow Th’ng
Address: Lebuh Clarke, George Town, 10050 George Town, Penang
7.00 AM to 2.00 PM (Closed Tuesday)

Ah Koo’s Hokkien Mee @ Classic Cafe

Ah Koo’s Hokkien Mee in Penang is a favorite among regulars.

They serve the best soups with the thickest, will full-bodied shrimp aroma.

Go early and be prepared to wait at least 30mins. during peak hours.

The stall is tucked in Classic Cafe and operates in the morning only.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Ah Koo’s Hokkien Mee @ Classic Cafe

Ah Koo’s Hokkien Mee @ Classic Cafe
Address: Jalan Perak, 10450 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 8 AM – 11. 30 AM (Closed on Tuesdays)

Chok Kee Porridge Cafe

Formerly known as Cintra Street Chee Cheong Chok, the stall is famous for the popular Pork Intestine Porridge.

The superb porridge is smooth and flavorsome when paired with the deep-fried pork intestines and Char Siew.

If you don’t like pork, you can order Century Egg Porridge and Peanut Porridge.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Three types of porridge are available. Pork Intestine Porridge, Century Egg Porridge, and Peanut Porridge.

Chok Kee Porridge Cafe
Address: Lebuh Kimberley, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 8.30 AM to 2.30 PM Daily

Dannok Hokkien Mee

Dannok Hokkien Mee has a rich in prawn in the soup base.

You can add on prawn, fish ball, egg, pig intestines, etc.

The owner is very generous. Best of all you can ask for extra soup

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Dannok Hokkien Mee
Address: 41, Jalan Seang Tek, George Town, 10400 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 8.00 AM – 2.30 PM (Closed Thursdays)

Goh Thew Chik Hainan Chicken Rice

Goh Thew Chik Hainan Chicken Rice is family-friendly and good for groups with fast service and pocket-friendly prices.

Try the combo with Black (Roasted) and White (Poached) Chicken, an order of Chicken Gizzards, and Chicken Liver and Boiled Chicken Intestines.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Clockwise: Chicken Gizzards, and Chicken Liver and Boiled Chicken Intestines, Chicken Rice and Combo Roasted and Poached Chicken.

Goh Thew Chik Hainan Chicken Rice
Address: 340, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 10:30 AM to 5.00 PM (Closed on Wednesday)

Jian Jian Vegetarian Food

Jian Jian Vegetarian at the corner of Lebuh McNair and Lebuh Tye Sin is extremely popular with the locals.

The hawker fare menu rotates daily with regular items.

Go early to avoid the lunchtime rush.

SmartDory Tip: Go on Wednesday for the Vegetarian Laksa.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Delicious filling Penang Hawker Food RM4 with Kopi RM1

Jian Jian Vegetarian Food
58, Lebuh Tye Sin, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 7.00 AM to 2.00 PM

Johnny Junior Nasi Lemak @ Jin Hoe Cafe, Pulau Tikus

There is only a handful of the real deal Nyonya Nasi Lemak in Penang.

If you crave authentic Nyonya steamed Nasi Lemak, this is the stall for you.

The rice is “cukup lemak.”

You get to customize your Nasi Lemak with extra Assam Prawns, Assam Fish, Fried Chicken Drumstick, Fried Egg, and even Otak Otak.

Best of all, there’s this dollop of sambal that brings everything together!

Starting in the Eighties, Jin Hoe cafe is now an icon in Pulau Tikus.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Assam Prawns, Assam Fish, Sambal Belacan is great combo.

Johnny Junior Nasi Lemak @ Jin Hoe Cafe
Address: 48, Jalan Cantonment, Pulau Tikus, 10350 George Town, Penang
Open 9.00 AM to 12.00 PM (Closed on Sundays)

Kedai Kopi Bee Hong 美鳳茶室 (Porridge & Dishes)

Aptly named the Squatting Teo Chew Porridge due to the nature of how patrons “squat” on a little stool above a long bench.

After eight decades of serving ordinary folk a delicious and cheap meal, the last remaining “squatting” Teochew porridge stall called it a day in Feb 2021.

The stall was a popular lunchtime spot for regulars who live around the vicinity along the busy Magazine Road.

The daily scene of patrons squatting to enjoy their meal will now become a mere memory for many.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

You need to master the Asian Squat to enjoy the Penang Teochew Porridge at Kedai Kopi Bee Hong.

Kedai Kopi Bee Hong 美鳳茶室 (Porridge & Dishes)
93, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: Permanently closed. 

Kimberley Street Duck Kway Chap

A top Specialty Hawker Food In Penang, the Kimberley Street Duck Kway Chap is very popular from the stall opening until closing time.

Both braised duck meat and innards are tender, thoroughly soaked in the rich flavor of the broth.

The rice noodles called Kway are thick, chewy, and curl up like a smile.

If you want to be served promptly after order without any queues, go around 5 pm on weekdays!

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

An extra serve of braised duck meat and innards with a bowl of Duck Kway Chap.

Kimberley Street Duck Kway Chap
Address: 97-143, Lebuh Kimberley, Georgetown, 10100 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 3.00 PM to 10.00 PM (Closed on Thursday)

Hainan Lor Mee @ Hai Beng Coffee Shop

The birthplace of Lor Mee in Penang is in a Kopitiam across from the road (Stewart Lane) from Kuan Imm Teng (Temple of Goddess of Mercy).

The Hainanese style Lor Mee broth is less gooey and does not coagulate.

You can heighten the piquant and subtle spiced taste with the vinegar, garlic sauce, and chili sauce on hand.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Hainan Lor Mee @ Hai Beng Coffee Shop since 1957

Hainan Lor Mee @ Hai Beng Coffee Shop
Address: 32, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, 10200 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM (Closed on Wednesdays)

Lor Mee @ Kedai Kopi Lean Thye

Similar to most Hokkien dishes, the use of dark soy sauce is prevalent in the dish.

The noodle dish is a slurpy, messy bowl where tissue is needed after every slurp.

Similar to most Hokkien dishes, the use of dark soy sauce in prevalent in the dish.

The thick and spiced flavorsome broth is ladled over yellow noodles and topped with braised meats, eggs, and a sprinkle of fried scallions.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Extra braised Duck Eggs make this a filling meal!

Lor Mee @ Kedai Kopi Lean Thye
Address: 4, Lebuh Ah Quee, George Town, 10300 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 7.00 AM to 10.00 AM (Closed on Sundays)

Lorong Selamat Char Koay Teow

Not everyone will tolerate long waits, rude hawkers, and dirty conditions with closure by the Health Dept. no matter how good the food tastes!

You may find some snooty Penang hawkers with a bad attitude and inflated prices. Some specialty hawkers seem to thrive despite their notoriety.

The CKT here is not cheap. It is expensive.

Nevertheless, you have an option not to patronize the outlet.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Lorong Selamat Char Koay Teow
Address: 82, Lorong Selamat, George Town, 10400 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM Daily

Nasi Lemak Liverpool Cafe Penang

Just like its moniker, this is THE place for Liverpool football fans. You get to enjoy the Nasi Lemak while watching live matches.

The whole cafe is painted in club colors and you can find Liverpool memorabilia on the walls.

A must-order is the Ayam Goreng Berempah which is fried on the spot.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

The hot from the frying wok Ayam Goreng Berempah is a must order.

Nasi Lemak Liverpool Cafe Penang
Address: 92, Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim, Jelutong, 11600 George Town, Penang
Open 2.30 PM to 10.00 PM (Closed Tuesday)

Yik Kheng Kee Cafe (Hainanese Char)

Most of us know and love Hainanese Chicken Rice, but not many people outside of Malaysia know about Hailam Mee.

Hailam Mee is a simple stir-fried yellow noodle served in rich, thick gravy with chicken, prawns, or beef and vegetables.

The pale-colored fried noodle dish is a wet version of Char Mee with slightly thick gravy.

Good Hailam fried noodles is a dish that s pretty hard to find in Malaysia.

Another place renowned for good Hailam food is Hai Onn Restaurant.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang
.Yik Kheng Kee Cafe (Hainanese Char)
Address: 161, Lebuh Kimberley, George Town, 10100 George Town, Penang
Operating Hours: 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM (Closed Wednesday)

113 Duck Meat Koey Teow Th’ng

113 Duck Meat Koay Teow Th’ng is one of the very old Koay Teow Thng hawkers in George Town.
The specialty hawker stall in Penang with the most add-on choices.

The duck meat Koay Teow Th’ng has a strong flavor, and more importantly, it was delicious.

You can find pig intestines, green vegetables, braised chicken feet, fish balls, fish cake, duck meat, duck liver, duck intestine,

A delicious extra would be crunchy duck intestines served together with bean sprouts.

They also have Koay Chiap on the menu.

Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

113 Duck Meat Koey Teow Th’ng
Address: 111, Lebuh Melayu, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 8.00 AM to 2.30 PM Daily

With Such Amazing Good Food At LOW PRICES, You Will Want To

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Food Hunt To Find Under RM10 Specialty Hawker Food In Penang

Before you head out you ask a few friends along so you get to order and eat more.

Remember to plan your routes to maximize your eating trip from Getting to Penang.

SmartDory’s suggestion is that you park and walk, you get to exercise a little, and be ready for more delicious Penang Hawker food!

If you have your personal favorite that you would like me to include in this handy list, just leave a comment on the blog.

Thanks for stopping by and happy eating!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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