7 Recommended & Best Local Food in Ipoh

We always hear that Ipoh is a gourmet gathering place, have you ever tried out the best local food in Ipoh?

Come and have a look here! We will bring you to find out the best local food in Ipoh!

1. Tuck Kee Fried Noodles

Have you heard about moonlight noodles or widely known as Yut Kong Hor 月光河? The smooth and spring noodles of Ipoh Tuck Kee topped with raw-egg, it’s highly recommended by the locals. The Baby Octopus in Soy Sauce which is being steamed and drizzled with shallot oil also a must try side dish to pair with noodles!

 

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【Tuck Kee Fried Noodles】
Address: No 61, Jalan Yau Tet Shin; 30300 Ipoh, Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 5.00 pm – 2.00 am
Recommended: Baby Octopus in Soy Sauce, Yut Kong Hor

2. Restaurant Choong Kee Pokok Besar

Restaurant Choong Kee Pokok Besar located at Pasir Pinji is famous and recommended by locals. All the stuffed ingredients such as okra, bitter gourd,  stuffed chillies and others are freshly made everyday. Besides, you can find laksa, curry noodles, dry noodles and roast pork here! You can have a bowl of red bean ice or corn ice as dessert after meal. 

 

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Restaurant Choong Kee Pokok Besar
Address: 652, Jalan King, Taman Hoover, 31650 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
Recommended: Asam Laksa, Fried stuffed food

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3. Loke Wooi Restaurant 

Loke Wooi Kee Restaurant located in Ipoh New town is a must-visit place for breakfast. The most recommended dish is Hor Hee (fish ball noodle with soup), you can choose the side dishes such as fish balls, fried meat rolls, tofu and others. 

 

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Loke Wooi Kee Restaurant
Address: 26, Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakry, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 7.00 am – 4.30 pm
Recommended: Fish ball noodle with soup, apam balik

4. Thean Chun Restaurant

Everyone who comes to the restaurant is craving for “Kai See Hor Fun” which is Chicken Kuey Teow Soup. The tasteful soup is boiled with chicken bones and shrimp shells. Besides, you must never miss out the signature caramel egg custard. It tastes good with the perfect combination of egg, milk and caramel!

 

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Thean Chun Restaurant
Address: 73, Jalan Bandar Timah, 31650 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 10.30 am – 10.30
Recommended: Caramel egg custard, Chicken Kuey Teow Soup

5. Canning Garden Chee Cheong Fun

It is hard to find information from the internet about this restaurant because it is well known by the locals away from the tourists hub. There are only 4 sauces to choose from- chilli sauce, sweet sauce, soy sauce and shallot. Choose your preferred sauce to accompany your chee cheong fun with sesame seeds, fried shallots to create a perfect meal to kick start your day!

 

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【Canning Garden Chee Cheong Fun】
Address: 5, Lorong Cecil Rae, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 7.00 am – 11.00 am
Recommended: Chee Cheong Fun (Big RM4.50 / small RM3.50)

6.Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles

Yee Fatt Curry Noodles with classic taste recommended by the Ipoh locals. You will never regret trying out these curry noodles in Ipoh. The curry noodles are said to be cooked with nearly 20 types of spices and the taste is similar to Nyonya style. Furthermore, the chicken and potatoes in curry noodles are also very scrumptious!

 

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【Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles】
Address: 39, Jalan Kampar, 31650 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 7.30 am – 3.00 pm
Recommended: Dry / Soup curry noodles, Chinese Herbal Tea Egg

7. Big Mom Beancurd

This is one of the best places in Ipoh to eat beancurd. It’s not only delicious but also price reasonable, most suitable for people to enjoy a bowl of cold beancurd in hot weather. The beancurd taste like pudding that can topped with honey grass, peanut sesame or small red beans, choose the ingredients according to your preference!

 

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【Big Mom Beancurd】
Address: 24, Jalan Yang Kalsom, Taman Jubilee, 30250 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
Opening hours: Everyday 12.00 pm – 6.00 pm (Thursday closed)
Recommended: pumpkin rice balls with beancurd, honey and grass jelly beancurd

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