Best Bak Kut Teh Places in Penang

That soupy tummy warming feeling just won't stop tempting us to go back!

5 Must Eat Bak Kut Teh in Penang - @k_10kai

Although Penang is not as well-known as Klang when it comes to Bak Kut Teh, our little food heaven here do have many to offer when it comes to a good warm bowl of meaty herbal soup. We have checked out well over 15 stalls in Penang and here's a list of the best in our opinion.

Bak Kut Teh has always been a treat for those of us who love warm soup with strong meaty flavours.

Be it a cold rainy day that makes you scream the urges for tummy warming broth; a breakfast or supper sessions to fix your soup and meats craving; Bak Kut Teh has always been the choice of many Penangites.

Thankfully for us the food ninjas, we have an editor who has never say no when we ask for a bak kut teh treat.

After tasting so many great places in Penang, of course we have to share it with you guys the best bak kut teh places that will keep your tummies warm and cravings satisfied.

Let's dig in!

Note: List is in no particular order; we will continue to update this post when we found something worth mentioning to you.

Best Bak Kut Teh Places in Penang

  1. Bak Kut Teh at Coffee Island

    Having been in business for more than five decades, this stall at Coffee Island definitely knows their thing when it comes to serving a pot of Bak Kut Teh that really warms up your tummy.

    Editor's note: Both the soup and dry version Bak Kut Teh are equally good with unique taste and flavours.

    Coffee Island Bak Kut Teh (皇排肉骨茶)

    Contact: +604-2298880

    Hours: Opens daily 7am - 3pm

    Address: 104 Gurney Drive 10250 George Town Penang

    Facebook: Coffee Island Bak Kut Teh (皇排肉骨茶)

    Rating: 4/5Price: $$$

  2. Beng Kee Bak Kut Teh at Old Green House

    Beng Kee Claypot Bak Kut Teh at the Old Green House is exactly the kind of stall that will keep you coming back for more. The broth here are so good that it instantly hits the right spot for us! We're pretty sure that you'll get your meat cravings satisfied and leave the place with a warm tummy.

    Editor's note: This is a great supper place for night owls as they're open till late!

    Beng Kee Claypot Bak Kut Teh (明记砂煲肉骨茶)

    Hours: Open daily 6pm - 2:30am, Close on Sunday

    Address: 223 Jalan Burma 10050 George Town Penang

    Rating: 3/5Price: $$$

  3. Lao Fu Zi Bak Kut Teh, Penang

    Nope, you won't get your bak kut teh served in a claypot at Lao Fu Zi. They use a normal bowl instead. But nevertheless, you get to enjoy the soup warm and nice just like what you'd expect from a nice bak kut teh stall.

    Editor's note: Don't say we didn't warn you about their meat floss vegetable!

    Lao Fu Zi Bak Kut Teh Dato Keramat (老夫子肉骨茶)

    Contact: +6012-4248665

    Hours: Open daily 6pm to 3am, Close on Tuesday

    Address: Lot 13 Lorong Jalan Trem 10460 Jalan Air Itam Penang

    Rating: 4/5Price: $$$

    Lao Fu Zi Bak Kut Teh Paya Terubong (老夫子肉骨茶)

    Contact: +6012-4268255

    Hours: Open daily 6pm to 3am, Close on Tuesday

    Address: 1250-A Jalan Paya Terubong 11060 Penang

    Rating: 4/5Price: $$$

  4. Food Master Bak Kut Teh at The Shark Food Court

    Touted by many as one of the best bak kut teh in Penang, this stall is well hidden inside the less known The Shark Food Court (which was previously called Parma Food Court). After a few visits, we totally agree with those who has tipped us to this place.

    Editor's note: Price is slightly on the high side, but we must say the quality does speak for itself.

    Food Master Bak Kut Teh

    Contact: +6012-4298772

    Hours: Open daily 8am - 1pm, Close on Thursday

    Address: 192 Jalan Burma Kampung Syed 10350 George Town Penang

    Rating: 3.4/5Price: $$$$

  5. Khoon Klang Bak Kut Teh at Perak Road

    You can't talk about Penang Bak Kut Teh without mentioning Khoon Klang Bak Kut Teh. This place here in Perak Road is one of the more well-known spot in Penang if you're craving for some authentic bak kut teh soup. Though its dry version bak kut teh is also the big seller here for the tangier and sharper taste.

    Editor's note: Their 3 Taste Tofu is another food ninja approved MUST eat dish!

    Khoon Klang Bak Kut Teh (焜吧生肉骨茶)

    Contact: +6016-4821359

    Hours: Opens daily 11am - 10:30pm, Close on Friday

    Address: 320 Jalan Perak Jelutong 11600 George Town Penang

    Rating: 4/5Price: $$$

So this is currently our list of best bak kut teh in Penang.

Have you tried any of them?

Do share with us if you know any other great bak kut teh places!

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