Best Food Markets to Visit in Kuala Lumpur This 2024
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Street Mukbang: The Best Food Markets to Visit in Kuala Lumpur This 2024

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Let’s be real: part of the reason why we love dining in restaurants and enclosed establishments is the safety that comes with being within confined walls. But there’s also a charm in eating on a street filled with vendors selling mouthwatering food and beverages. In Kuala Lumpur, numerous day and night markets offer multicultural treats worth trying, from street food to sweet treats and burp-inducing drinks.

Here are some of the best food markets to visit in Kuala Lumpur with your family and friends in 2024.

Tapak Urban Street Dining

One of the top street food places in Kuala Lumpur, Tapak Urban Street Dining offers a variety of treats that will surely satisfy your cravings. Expect to munch on mouthwatering food such as corndogs, fried bee hon, cendol, burgers, and more. If you love sweets, you’ll fall in love with the popular Iced Capuccino Milo Oreo shake, topped with cream, chocolate syrup, wafers, Stick-Os, fruits, marshmallows, and more.

Location: Tapak Urban Street Dining, Jln Ampang, Hampshire Park, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nasi Lemak Peel Road

One of the busiest roads in Kuala Lumpur, Nasi Lemak Peel Road is home to a myriad of food stalls that offer some of the best street food and beverages in Malaysia. Craving coconut rice? You can get one here that comes with sweet sambal and served with wild boar curry. Are you a fan of nasi lemak but prefer something less spicy? There’s an option available here that is milder and less spicy. As for the drinks, expect to find a variety including coffee, juice, milk tea, and more.

Location: Nasi Lemak Peel Road, 92, Jalan Peel, Maluri, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Petaling Street Market

One of the most frequented food havens in Kuala Lumpur is Petaling Street Market, which is conveniently located within the city center. Aside from being a famous shopping district, this place is also home to a flurry of restaurants and food spots that are perfect for satisfying one’s cravings. At Madam Tang Mua Chee’s stall, you can order the top-rated rice balls coated with peanuts called mua chee. If you’re craving porridge, walk a few steps to Hon Kee Porridge, a store that has been operating since the 1940s. Looking for something to bring home? Go to the Bunn Choon Egg Tarts store.

Location: Petaling Street Market, Jalan Petaling, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kedai Kopi Yuyi

If a glorious bowl of pork noodles is up your alley, Kedai Kopi Yuyi is the place to be. Located on the bustling road of Jalan Brunei, this food market features old-style restaurants and food stalls that sell everything from coffee to coconut rice and street food. One of the reasons why locals and tourists flock to this place is the famed pork noodles, served in a bowl with tasty ingredients, which you can buy from some of the food stalls here. Drinks such as tea, juice, and coffee are available to end your food trip on a good note.

Location: Kedia Kopi Yuyi, 2-12, Jalan Brunei, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Lan Roti Canai

Situated on Jalan Pantai Permai, Lan Roti Canai is a haven for dessert lovers. Here, you’ll get to taste the fluffiness of the popular roti canai, a traditional flatbread made with flour, water, and eggs, and topped with chocolate syrup. If that’s not enough, you can also order treats like sweet, steamed buns, cendol, fruit kebabs, durian puffs, donuts, and more. Of course, sweet beverages are available, so don’t miss out on the chance to try one.

Location: Lan Roti Canai, 20, Jalan Pantai Permai, Pantai Dalam, 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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