Best Ipoh Curry Mee

Pining for Ipoh curry mee? The best curry mee in Ipoh 2021 is a lie! Because there are actually so many all over Ipoh!

Thus, you have no excuse not to try this prime example of the best Ipoh food!

In this list, there are local haunts as well as tourist-famous spots! And we’ll let you know which are which!

  1. Yat Yat Seng Restaurant
  2. Restaurant Moon De Moon
  3. Chuan Fatt Curry Mee Shop
  4. Curry Keng Restoran
  5. Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles
  6. Kedai Kopi Keng Nam Curry Mee
  7. Diamond Kopitiam
  8. SSF Restaurant
  9. Lim Ji Nyonya Laksa

9 Best Curry Mee In Ipoh 2021

1. Yat Yat Seng Restaurant

Ipoh dry curry mee for breakfast? Yat Yat Seng Restaurant serves a tasty bowl/plate of thick curry mee with just enough spice and taste! Topped with slices of chicken, prawns and roast pork!

Curry Mee At Yat Yat Seng Restaurant
Curry Mee At Yat Yat Seng Restaurant – photo credits to angkhian (Instagram)

However, the icing on the cake is the iced coffee! Dark, smoky, thick, and strong but only slightly bitter!

Note: This restaurant has been around for many years

Address: Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Daily, 7am–2:30pm

Contact: –

2. Restaurant Moon De Moon (Dry & Wet)

Everyone has the same thing on their mind when they come to Restaurant Moon De Moon!

The thick curry noodles (great either dry or wet) and the equally aromatic kai si hor fun! There are plenty of side dishes you can order too.

Dry Curry Noodles at Restaurant Moon De Moon
Dry Curry Noodles at Restaurant Moon De Moon

Their beverages however, are nothing to shout about. And often come slow.

Note: If you wish to beat the heavy weekend crowd, go as early as you can! They start cooking around 8am.

Address: 148, Hala Wah Keong, Taman Mirindi, 31400 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 7am–1pm; Closed on Monday & Tuesday

Contact: +60125160485

3. Chuan Fatt Curry Mee Shop

Notable for the amiable boss plus use of soy sauce in their famous and creamy rendition of Ipoh curry mee:

Curry Noodles At Chuan Fatt Curry Mee Shop
Curry Noodles At Chuan Fatt Curry Mee Shop – photo credits to zerolamymartini (Instagram)

Chuan Fatt Curry Mee Shop offers great coffee, honest service, and fried chicken too!

For a stronger curry taste and smell, pick the dry version! Careful, it’s very spicy if you don’t usually eat spicy food!

Notes:

  • Restaurant setting is old-school (no air conditioning)
  • Portions run small
  • Fried chicken sells out fast
  • Go before 9am on a weekend

Address: 294, Jalan Pasir Puteh, Taman Hoover, 31650 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 7:30am–2:30pm; Closed on Monday

Contact: –

4. Curry Keng Restoran

It’s clean at Curry Keng Restoran. And you can enjoy their good service as well as their Ipoh dry curry mee! Tourists don’t usually come here either!

Curry Mee At Curry Keng Restoran
Curry Mee At Curry Keng Restoran – photo credits to eatmaginary (Instagram)

Like your curry sour? You can add lime juice from the provided bottles!

Another dish worth trying here is their pork lard fried rice! The wet curry version is ok too!

Address: 15 &, 15A, Hala Pasar Baru, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Daily, 7am–3pm

Contact: +60125283839

5. Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles

Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles’ namesake is definitely delicious (complete with a thick helping of the savory sauce). So is the glutinous rice with chicken!

Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles At Ipoh
Yee Fatt Dry Curry Noodles – photo credits to yumtummy28_ (Instagram)
Yee Fatt Curry Noodles At Ipoh
Yee Fatt Curry Noodles – photo credits to yumtummy28_ (Instagram)

Although the herbal egg tea is nice:

The coffee is just average.

Address: 39, Jalan Kampar, 31650 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 7:30am–3pm

Contact: +6052421043

6. Kedai Kopi Keng Nam Curry Mee

Kedai Kopi Keng Nam Curry Mee easily draws in burly breakfast crowds with its above-average selection of glutinous kaya rice, prawn noodles, chee cheong fun and classic Hainan coffee!

Breakfast At Kedai Kopi Keng Nam
Breakfast At Kedai Kopi Keng Nam – photo credits to snacksbee_ (Instagram)

Not forgetting the dry curry noodles, of course!

Note: Go before 9am or you’ll find it noisy and crowded

Address: 127, Jalan Raja Ekram, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Daily, 6–11:45am

Contact: +6052557328

7. Diamond Kopitiam

Spicy and creamy:

The famous Menglembu curry mee by Diamond Kopitiam is only available for lunch until the evening. It’s affordable and you can choose many different side dishes (yong tau fu) to go with it!

Curry Mee And Yong Tau Fu At Diamond Kopitiam
Curry Mee And Yong Tau Fu At Diamond Kopitiam – photo credits to yamaxho (Instagram)

Order rojak, assam laksa, black coffee, and or one of their assorted iced desserts to complete your meal!

Address: 30, Jalan Tranchell, Menglembu, 31450 Menglembu, Perak

Opening Hours: Daily, 12–5:30pm

Contact: +60125518331

8. SSF Restaurant

Expect to pay more for the palatable wet and dry curry noodles here. But the price comes with a clean environment and commendable service!

Restoran SSF 怡保新成发 Curry Mee
Restoran SSF 怡保新成发 Curry Mee – photo credits to wc2517 (Instagram)

There are pork balls, cockles, lam mee, pastries and dumplings to order too!

Address: 18, Hala Datuk 5, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30am–3pm; Closed on Friday

Contact: +60125073536

9. Lim Ji Nyonya Laksa (林记娘惹叻沙)

From the picture, you can already tell that the main attractions are the large and fresh cockles! Together with roast pork and other liew. Even octopus!

Nyonta Laksa At Lim Ji Nyonya Laksa
Nyonta Laksa At Lim Ji Nyonya Laksa – photo credits to foodieconcept (Instagram)

The curry itself is a favorite among locals. It’s spicy and aromatic!

You can sit down at the simple tables in a traditional kampung-style restaurant setting. Or you can bring your own container and try their takeaway service!

Note: Total waiting time ~20-30 minutes if there’s a queue (peak time is 10am)

Address: 893, Persiaran Bercham Timur 1, Kampung Bercham, 31400 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: Daily, 7:30am–1pm; Closed on Thursday

Contact: +60187802199

Conclusion

You can’t go wrong with the top 3 in this list of the best Ipoh curry mee!

  • Yat Yat Seng Restaurant
  • Restaurant Moon De Moon
  • Chuan Fatt Curry Mee Shop

But if you’re looking for something special, less crowded or want to have more food selections:

The other stalls and restaurants have their own highlights! We implore you to take note of a few places to try these curry noodles while you’re in Ipoh!

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