In Italy, they have The Leaning Tower of Pisa; whereas in Malaysia, we have The Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan! Hence, Teluk Intan is undoubtedly one of Malaysia’s famous tourist attractions. Located in Perak, this small town might not have much entertainment to offer – but one thing’s for sure; the food in Teluk Intan is extraordinary!
Famous for their wide variety of delicious food, Teluk Intan is said to be on a par with Penang and Melaka! So the question remains unanswered – where and what food is worth-trying in Teluk Intan? Thus, today, we have compiled a list of eateries which you must visit when you’re in Teluk Intan. Some of these places offer deliveries as well. So, let’s get started!
1. Liew Kee (Ah Lek) Chee Cheong Fun
First on the list has got to be Teluk Intan’s iconic dish, Chee Cheong Fun. And, Liew Kee (Ah Lek) Chee Cheong Fun is just the right place to try it. You can’t find other Chee Cheong Fun as delicious as the ones here!
This dish consists of jicama, fragrant fried shallot and dried shrimps. These ingredients are then wrapped with rice noodle wraps – bringing together a combination of crunchy and soft taste. Usually, Chee Cheong Fun uses the chilli sauce or sweet sauce; but here, they use pickled green chillies!
Location: Jalan Hill, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan, Negeri Perak
10a.m. – 2a.m. (Tuesday – Friday)
10a.m. – 9p.m. (Saturday)
10a.m. – 2:30a.m. (Sunday)
Closed on Monday.
When you’re exploring the town of Teluk Intan, be prepared to sweat a lot because the weather there is scorching! Hence, why not stop by for a fresh and cooling dessert in HAWAII? Yes, they’re bringing the feels of Hawaii to you! This place is undoubtedly famous among both locals and tourists.
Here in HAWAII, they offer a variety of fruity ice desserts to quench the thirsts of their customers. They also offer food such as Rojak, Laksa, Mee Kari, Nasi Lemak and many more! For the desserts, we recommend trying their ABC, Cincau Long Kong and of course, Hawaii. You’ll definitely be energetic again to continue your trip around the town.
If you’d like to opt for delivery, you can do so via foodpanda!
Location: 36000, Jalan Teluk Intan, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan, Negeri Perak
Operation Hours: 11a.m. – 6:30p.m. (Daily)
3. Nasi Kandar Krishnan
Whoever says a plate of delicious Nasi Kandar can only be found in Penang is wrong – you can find it here in Teluk Intan as well! Come and visit Nasi Kandar Krishnan; one of the best nasi kandar in Teluk Intan.
As many of you know, the name Nasi Kandar gives a meaning of “balanced rice”. It is a dish of steamed rice combined with various side dishes and curry. The best part of this place is that their fried chicken is crunchy, yummy and less oily. Hence, it goes well with the other side dishes as well.
Not in the mood to go out of the house? Fret not – get your plate of nasi kandar delivered to you through foodpanda instead!
Location: 42, Jalan Changkat Jong, Batu 1 Teluk Anson, Perak, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 8a.m. – 8p.m. (Daily)
4. Popia Ronda
Your trip to Teluk Intan will be incomplete if you don’t try out their popia at Popia Ronda! This small stall on a motorcycle is in business since 1970 – making its popia one of the best and undoubtedly popular among the locals. You can get their popia for as low as RM2!
You can choose whichever popia that suits your liking; be it deep-fried popia or fresh popia – it’s up to you. Or, you can even order both types of the popia! What makes Popia Ronda so famous is their special homemade sauce which never fails to attract more customers. Simply worth trying!
Due to high demand, Popia Ronda also offers delivery for its customers. For further information regarding their delivery, browse through their Facebook page here.
5. Kedai Kopi Ah Wah
Here in Kedai Kopi Ah Wah, they offer their customers with quite a variety of dishes. However, the most popular dish on the menu has got to be their curry mee. Locals enjoy coming here to satisfy their cravings for curry mee!
Unlike most curry mee, the curry mee here has a thick broth and a strong curry taste. So, if you’re a big fan of spicy food, you would definitely enjoy this dish. All the elements of this bowl of curry mee go well together, making you want to come back for more! It is also perfect to be eaten during a rainy day.
Location: Jalan Syed Abu Bakar, 36000 Teluk Intan, Negeri Perak
Operation Hours: 6:30a.m. – 3:30p.m. (Daily)
There you go, folks – a list of eateries which you can visit for delicious food in Teluk Intan. So, what are you waiting for? Bring all your family and friends to these places and try out Teluk Intan’s famous food!
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