Best Char Kuey Teow In Penang
We don’t know about you but when we hear about Penang, the first thing that comes to mind is of course…Char Kuey Teow! Nothing beats a good plate of freshly made Char Kuey Teow when you’re super hungry! If you’re looking for the best Char Kuey Teow in Penang, look no further! We’ve got you covered with a list of 10 best Char Kuey Teow in Penang to satisfy your cravings!
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1. Siam Road Charcoal Char Koay Teow
Described as “ Humble King Of Noodles” by BBC, Siam Road Charcoal Char Koay Teow has got to be one of the best Char Kuey Teow in Penang, hands down! Popular among the locals as well as tourists, you’d have to wait in line to get yours, so come early if you can! It’s so good, you’ll be back for more!
Address: 82, Jalan Siam, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Saturday, 12-6.30pm
Closed: Monday, Friday & Sunday
2. Left-Handed Char Kuey Teow
Here at Left-Handed Char Kuey Teow, it’s made without pork or lard which means it’s Muslim-friendly. According to most people, the ‘wok hei’ is just perfect! Aside from that, they also have Asam Laksa as well as cendol! You don’t want to miss this as it’s said to be one of the best char kuey teow in Penang!
Address: 79-G-11, Ivory tower, Kampung Jawa Baru, Off, Jalan Dato Keramat, 10150 George Town, Penang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 11am-9pm
3. Ah Leng Char Koay Teow
Established in 1979, this place serves good Char Kuey Teow with good ‘wok hei’. You have the options to choose between regular, large or special which comes with mantis prawns. Plus their prawns are big and juicy too! It gets busy during peak hours so be there earlier to avoid waiting.
Address: 343, Jalan Dato Keramat, George Town, 10150 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 10.30am-4pm
4. Tiger Char Koay Teow
Tiger Char Koay Teow is a stall at Kafe Ping Hooi and is also one of the best Char Kuey Teow in Penang that you can find. Though it looks lighter compared to others, it still has amazing flavours and ingredients! You may opt for chicken eggs or duck eggs. They open as early as 7.30am so you can have a plate to kickstart your day!
Address: 179, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 7.30am-2pm
5. Sany Char Koay Teow (Halal)
If you’re looking for halal Char Kuey Teow, head over to Sany Char Koay Teow. They serve one of the best halal ones in Penang. Located in Penang Snake Temple, it’s an open-air food court that serves Char Kuey Teow ‘basah’ so it has a more watery texture.
Address: 10, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Bandar Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 4pm-1am
6. Ah Shen Presgrave Street Famous Duck Egg Char Koay Teow
Craving for authentic duck egg Char Kuey Teow at night? This place is where you can find delicious Char Kuey Teow with big succulent prawns and duck egg. As the stall closes by 11pm, you can satisfy your late night cravings right here!
Address: 67B, Lebuh Presgrave, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 3-11pm
7. Chulia Street Char Keow Teow
Located in one of the oldest roads in Georgetown, Chulia Street Char Keow Teow serves a satisfying plate of Char Kuey Teow either with chicken or duck egg. Among all the food stalls there, this one stands out the most with people queuing up to get a taste of this yummy noodles!
Address: Georgetown, 10200 George Town, Penang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 6-10pm
8. Duck Egg Char Koay Teow
Said to be the best in Bukit Mertajam, this stall by the roadside serves aromatic Char Kuey Teow with a good amount of ‘wok hei’. However, it can be a little too oily for some people!
Address: 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang
Operating hours: Monday – Saturday, 8am-1pm, 6pm-12am
9. Char Kuey Teow Parit/ Longkang (Halal)
Another halal Char Kuey Teow you might want to try is Char Kuey Teow Parit/Longkang which is operated near a drain and hence its name! Serving a plate of Char Kuey Teow ‘basah’, they’re pretty generous with the seafood and they’re also very fresh!
Address: Jalan Mahsuri, Bandar Bayan Baru, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 9pm-2am
10. Barefoot Char Koay Teow at Cecil Street Market
Cecil Street Market has a wide variety of delicious local hawker food from Loh Bak to Nyonya kuih and Wan Tan Mee. But there’s one particular stall that attracts the crowd – Barefoot Char Koay Teow! It’s so yummy that people are willing to queue for a plate! Plus, the price is pretty reasonable!
Address: Lebuh Herriot, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating hours: Monday – Sunday, 12-5pm