Best Food In Klang

Klang is any foodie’s perfect playground for mouth-watering local delights. There is glorious seafood, hearty bak kut teh, comforting steamboat, and more.

Discover delicious Chinese, Malay, and Indian cuisine that’s hard to beat.

Read this list of the best food in Klang will set you on track!

17 Famous Food In Klang

1. Chong Kok Kopitiam

With a rich heritage spanning 81 years:

Chong Kok Kopitiam began with Chong Kok Hotel and a restaurant in a three-story building.

Seeing the hotel business slow down, the proprietor re-pivoted. To focus on the kopitiam business.

Today, third-generation owner Foo Cher Ming runs this iconic kopitiam.

Their key selling point is non-other than their kaya butter toasts. Topping this childhood favorite is generous dollops of novelty kaya and butter.

Telur Goyang (Eggs On Toast) At Chong Kok Kopitiam, Klang
Telur Goyang (Eggs On Toast) At Chong Kok Kopitiam, Klang – Photo credits to rach.el_tan (Instagram)

They use a hot charcoal stove to make their kaya and to toast their bread.

Other crowd-pullers include their half-boiled eggs, packed nasi lemak and local kuih. Their sweetened coffee comes in nostalgic patterned ceramic cups.

A quick update to their menu sees the introduction of newer desserts. Like the scrumptious blueberry cake.

Typical Malaysan Kopitiam Fare At Chong Kok Kopitiam, Klang
Typical Malaysan Kopitiam Fare At Chong Kok Kopitiam, Klang – Photo credits to shooting_foodxx (Instagram)

2. Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House (Klang)

Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House serves smooth hand-pulled and shredded noodles (Pan Mee).

And the noodles come in a delicious anchovy broth with a good balance of savory and umami.

For those who prefer their noodles thinner, this bowl hits all the right notes.

The toppings for the noodles are anchovies and homemade fish paste. Along with fried shallots, and vegetables.

Bowl Of Pan Mee (Soup Version) At Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House, Klang
Bowl Of Pan Mee (Soup Version) At Fatty Mee Hoon Kuih House, Klang – Photo credits to rahrah.eats (Instagram)

But they serve green fiery chilies (cili padi) here instead of the sambal paste that many would prefer.

Also, prepare to wait 30 minutes for this popular comfort food.

3. Klang Food Centre (Handmade Pau)

Be greeted by endless trays of homemade pau with a dizzying array of fillings to choose from.

They have paus with BBQ filling, custard, kaya, and salted vegetables. There is also a gigantic curry chicken pau.

Plus, this famous Klang food shop has many dim sum classics too.

Handmade Pau At Klang Food Centre
Handmade Pau At Klang Food Centre – Photo credits to @gkhong___ and @livingoilsmag

Their savory snacks include sesame balls, yam cake and yam puff. As well as vegetable steamrolls, and otak kuih.

Due to the exceptional variety and finger-licking taste of the food here:

There’s a perpetual crowd that only rain and bad weather can dampen.

4. Restoran San Sin

Leave it to the Klang folks to conjure attention-grabbing names:

Restaurant San Sin means “grow peacefully” and it lives up to its name.

This classic kopitiam plays host to several sterling stalls:

These are famous for delish chicken rice and steamed fish bee hoon. There is a stall that fires eggs with oysters and lobak too.

Another stall servces one of the best dry bak kut teh in Klang!

Steamed Fish Bee Hoon At Restoran San Sin, Klang
Steamed Fish Bee Hoon At Restoran San Sin, Klang – Photo credits to dorabierenny (Instagram)

Special credit goes to their chicken rice in an unforgettable Klang style. The dish has a homemade black sauce stewed with chicken essence.

Chicken Rice At Restoran San Sin, Klang
Chicken Rice At Restoran San Sin, Klang – Photo credits to restoransansin (Instagram)

This eatery is tidy yet busy. And because it has a good mix of nice food in one location, even picky eaters are in for a treat.

5. Love Mom Restaurant

Single mum Paramaswari Nadasan started Love Mom Restaurant 30 years ago. As a way to cope after the passing of her son.

This Klang curry house dishes out heritage family recipes with Sri Lankan origin.

Here, you’ll find a good assortment of Sri Lankan delights and Indian dishes. Including fried chicken, fish, mutton, prawn, and vegetables.

Apam At Love Mom Restaurant, Klang
Apam At Love Mom Restaurant, Klang – Photo credits to anitaliew (Instagram)

But the crowd-puller is none other than the apam. This wonderful treat has a crispy crust and a rich, thick center.

Dig into 3 tasty variants of the apam – either sprinkled with brown sugar, with an egg, or plain

6. Kaki Lang Homes Kitchen

If you crave authentic Hakka cuisine, Kaki Lang Homes Kitchen never disappoints.

Boasting scrumptious Hakka food made with the finest ingredients:

Their yam abacus reaffirms their culinary prowess in serving some of the best food in Klang.

Other must-tries include Rendang chicken, braised pork with black fungus, and wine chicken. There is also deep-fried fish with shredded ginger.

Yam Abacus, Wine Chicken, Braised Pork With Black Fungus At Kaki Lang Homes Kitchen, Klang
Yam Abacus, Wine Chicken, Braised Pork With Black Fungus At Kaki Lang Homes Kitchen, Klang – Photo credits to andrewding86 (Instagram)

Wash it all down with their impressive repertoire of homemade drinks and lemonades.

Time your arrival before 8pm as it is usually packed to the brim during lunch and dinner. The food sells out fast too.

7. Klang Jaya Fried Chicken

From a humble roadside store to its current situation in a center shop lot along Jalan Selampit:

Klang Jaya Fried Chicken gives KFC a run for its money.

Their piping hot fried chicken is crunchy but has juicy meat on the inside.

Servings are generous and priced at RM3.60 per piece.

Fried Chicken And Nasi Lemak Bungkus From Klang Jaya Fried Chicken
Fried Chicken And Nasi Lemak Bungkus From Klang Jaya Fried Chicken – Photo credits to whattoeattodaymy (Instagram)

While not as salty as commercial fried chicken, the chicken is still tasty.

Other recommended side dishes to try are their nasi lemak bungkus and fried mee hoon. Not forgetting, their red bean dessert.

8. Bodhi Vegetarian Restaurant

Catering to the green community in Klang and beyond:

Bodhi Vegetarian Restaurant serves toothsome Buddhist-style vegetarian dishes.

Various Dishes At Bodhi Vegetarian Restaurant, Klang
Various Dishes At Bodhi Vegetarian Restaurant, Klang – Photo from their Facebook

Be spoiled for choice with an array of economy rice dishes available from morning to 5pm.

After 5pm, the restaurant serves ala carte dishes. Such as Cantonese fried noodles, bak kut teh, and prawn mee too.

This affordable vegetarian restaurant is a hit with office workers during weekdays. And senior citizens throughout the week.

9. Modern Satay Lok

To savor skewers (lok lok) and steamboat while seated around a table:

Modern Satay Lok offers a great variety of meats and vegetables at affordable prices too.

Lok Lok At Modern Satay Lok In Klang
Lok Lok At Modern Satay Lok In Klang – Photo credits to lohlichin (Instagram)

The steamboat variation with satay peanut sauce stands out with 2 soup varieties.

They have tom yam or clear soup and different dipping sauces.

There is enough ventilation between the tables. And it doesn’t feel hot even when many stoves are cooking at the same time.

10. Cathay Hailam Kopitiam

Cathy Hailam Kopitiam is another old-school kopitiam serving authentic Hainanese cuisine.

This place should be on any self-proclaimed foodie’s radar.

Hainanese Chicken Chop At Cathay Hailam Kopitiam, Klang
Hainanese Chicken Chop At Cathay Hailam Kopitiam, Klang – Photo credits to steven.lifestyle (Instagram)

Evoke the nostalgia of sipping buttery smooth coffee. Accompanied by the titillating aroma of robust beans.

Buttery Smooth Coffee At Cathay Hailam Kopitiam, Klang
Buttery Smooth Coffee At Cathay Hailam Kopitiam, Klang – Photo credits to steven.lifestyle (Instagram)

The Hainan tofu paired with Thai sweet and sour sauce packs a crispy bite. While their chicken chop is delightful to the last morsel.

Despite speedy service and ample parking space, expect a big crowd during lunchtime.

11. PIM’S Thai Food

Featuring eye-catching ceiling lights with contemporary décor to spice up their interior:

PIM’s Thai Food stands out as a reputable Thai café in Klang.

If dining in a group, start your meal with their Signature Seafood pot. Though it is not cheap at RM158, this dish is fit for a maharani and feeds up to 5 pax.

Tomyam Seafood Pot At PIM'S Thai Food
Tomyam Seafood Pot At PIM’S Thai Food – Photo credits to pimsthaifood (Instagram)

It’s filled with the priciest bounty from the ocean. Including tiger prawns, Hokkaido squid, scallops, and more.

And it comes with a small bowl of Thai roast pork for a pleasing meaty touch. The creamy soup base balances the spicy and sour nuances and pairs well with the salted egg fish.

Other Delicious Mains At PIM'S Thai Food
Other Delicious Mains At PIM’S Thai Food – Photo credits to pimsthaifood (Instagram)

Cool down after your meal with a refreshing coconut jelly drink. This has bouncy coconut flesh and is an excellent way to cap off this exquisite meal.

12. Restaurant I.V.

Sink your teeth into the fluffiest and airiest roti canai with the right touch of crisps on the outside!

Nasi Lemak And Roti Canai At Restaurant I.V
Nasi Lemak And Roti Canai At Restaurant I.V – Photo credits to hweilicious (Instagram)

At this Klang famous flatbread restaurant:

Sweet sambal and dal curry go with their star dish. Their nasi lemak, chapati, and rasam are other exceptional picks preferred by patrons.

Roti Banjir At Restaurant I.V
Roti Banjir At Restaurant I.V – Photo credits to liongwl (Instagram)

Restaurant I.V. sprawls across 3 shop lots and a recent upgrade is the robot delivery machine.

The service is efficient with a distinct queuing area for dine-in and takeaway.

13. Nyonya Kitchen & Caterers Sdn Bhd

Fitted with marble tables, carved teakwood chairs, and multi-colored glass dividers:

Get ready to soothe your Nyonya food cravings at this famous restaurant in Klang.

Feast like a king with delicious mains. Like the steamed fish assam, assam pedas soup, and mutton rendang.

They have pai tee too. And the shell of this is crispy yet not soggy while the fillings add a tasty contrast to the dish.

Try Many Different Nyonya Dishes At Nyonya Kitchen Caterers Sdn Bhd
Try Many Different Nyonya Dishes At Nyonya Kitchen Caterers Sdn Bhd – Photo credits to hc.foong (Instagram)

Finish your meal with a local dessert like air batu campur. This features roasted gula Melaka, shaved ice, and other condiments.

Nyona Kitchen & Caterers Sdn Bhd is steep in professionalism and spotless all-round.

So you will find yourself coming back for more despite the higher prices.

14. Lontong Klang @ Klang

When cravings for compressed rice cakes (lontong) sweep over you:

Head over to Lontong [email protected] Klang for their lontong and wide selection of side dishes.

Lontong Special At Lontong Klang
Lontong Special At Lontong Klang – Photo credits to lontongklangofficial (Instagram)

They have sambal squid, fried chicken, satay, and seafood skewers. These stand out from among their side dishes.

After selecting your sides, douse your lontong in ample gravy and let the rice cakes soak in the flavor.

The new location of Lontong Klang @ Klang boasts better ventilation and cleaner premises. Before this, the former location was at Emporium Makan.

15. Warung Pak Din Palm Grove Klang

Showcasing an impressive lineup of traditional Malay kuih and local food:

Warung Pak Din is a must-go dining itinerary while you’re in Klang.

Plenty of local fried snacks are available at this tidy shack with a classic kampung setting too.

Such as cucur udang, doughnuts, popiah, fried wanton and pulut into. As well as many other traditional kuih.

Traditional Malay Kuih, Laksa And Nasi Lemak At Warung Pak Din Palm Grove Klang
Traditional Malay Kuih, Laksa And Nasi Lemak At Warung Pak Din Palm Grove Klang – Photo credits to vijaynair_ (Instagram)

For a heartier meal, they serve a good bowl of noodle soup and nasi lemak too!

Since Warung Pak Din Palm Grove Klang is popular with a steady stream of customers:

Parking here can be challenging. But the affordable prices and rustic atmosphere make up for it!

16. Restoran TSY Anwar Tho bin Abdullah Kedai Cina Muslim

For halal Chinese food, try this Chinese Muslim restaurant in Klang. As it offers classic Chinese cuisine that rivals the original recipes.

On the menu are seafood, chicken, tofu, and vegetable dishes. Must-try dishes include sizzling egg bean curd and omelet egg.

If you prefer noodles, they have curry mee, and fried kuey teow

Chinese Stir Fry Dishes At Restoran TSY Anwar Tho Bin Abdullah Kedai Cina Muslim
Chinese Stir Fry Dishes At Restoran TSY Anwar Tho Bin Abdullah Kedai Cina Muslim – Photo credits to hezry_othman (Instagram)

This restaurant in Klang is the perfect rendezvous without denting your pocket.

They have generous portions and cheap pricing. You won’t have to worry too much about parking availability either.

17. Mamak Stall Palm Grove Klang

Mention Uncle Raju’s in Klang and watch expressions perk up as this place is a famous watering hole for supper!

Smack in the middle of the Palm Grove residential area:

The open-air space is clean, with an opportunity to dine under the stars when the weather permits.

They are popular for their Maggie mee goreng and nasi lemak. Plus, they have an oversized screen projecting live football matches.

The service is courteous and the stall buzzes on Friday and weekend nights.

There is a strong sense of urgency among waiters. Expect speedy service along with good hospitality.

Conclusion

When you’re here, the diversity of good food in Klang calls for some degree of gluttony.

Having said that, give in to gastronomic temptations and put that diet plan on pause.

Check out these other lists of the best bak kut teh, best seafood, and best steamboat in Klang!

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