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5 Best Koay Teow Thng Not to Miss in Penang

A lot of efforts are required behind the soul of this dish — the broth.

5 Must Eat Koay Teow Thng in Penang - @WJS86

From the many variations of Koay Teow Thng in Penang, we all know how much Penangites love this simple dish, whether it is for our breakfast, lunch or dinner. In this post, we have gathered five of the best koay teow soup you must eat in Penang.

Honestly, who doesn't love this simple bowl of warm, soup-based meal, especially in the morning or a cold rainy day?

Besides all the spicy dishes we can find in Penang, this simple bowl of koay teow soup is usually our go to for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

While it looked so simple on the outside, a lot of works are put into preparing the broth that pleasures your picky palates so well.

And there are just so many variations of Koay Teow Thng you can find in Penang!

Broth cooked on the spot with minced pork (that are actually like KL zhu yuk fan), duck meat koay teow soup with coagulated duck blood, chicken broth or even fish balls made of eels, you name it, there's probably a stall that sells it.

But with so many choices and so little space in your tummy, where should you start looking?

We've been eating Koay Teow Thng for the past weeks and here's a list of the best koay teow thng in Penang.

Let's check it out below!

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

Best Koay Teow Thng in Penang

  1. Uncle Koay Teow Th'ng at Lebuh Cintra

    Uncle Koay Teow Th'ng at Lebuh Cintra

    Honestly, who doesn't love a warm, simple bowl of soup-based koay teow soup; especially in the morning or on a cold rainy day?

    Lebuh Cintra Uncle 粿条汤

    Hours: Open daily 7:30am - 10:30am, Close on Tuesday

    Address: Lebuh Cintra 10200 George Town Penang


  2. Lum Lai Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng at Cecil Street Market

    Lum Lai Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng at Cecil Street Market

    Seriously, who doesn't love a bowl of hot broth to warm your tummy in the morning. Especially those that are really sweet and flavourful like this stall here at Cecil Street Market. The famous duck meat koay teow th'ng here is always crowded with picky palates from morning till evening.

    Lum Lai Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng (南来鸭肉粿条汤,七条路)

    Contact: +6012-4336680

    Hours: Open daily 7:30am - 7pm, Close on Wednesday

    Address: Cecil Street Market Centre Lebuh Cecil 10300 George Town Penang


  3. Pitt Street Koay Teow Th'ng at Carnarvon

    Pitt Street Koay Teow Th'ng at Carnarvon

    Yeah we too find it slightly confusing when we write about this place. Pitt Street Koay Teow Th'ng at Carnarvon Street. Well, they moved from Pitt Street and the name remained. And so are the qualities you can expect from this well-known KTT stall.

    Pitt Street Koay Teow Th'ng (椰脚粿条汤)

    Contact: +6017-4793208

    Hours: Open daily 8am - 2pm, 8am - 1pm Sunday, Close on Monday

    Address: 183 Lebuh Carnarvon 10100 George Town Penang


  4. Loh Kei Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng at Jalan Perak

    Loh Kei Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng at Jalan Perak

    Having been in business since the 1980s, Loh Kei Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng has long garnered a huge crowd of loyal eaters around Penang. In fact, this place is well-known for as one of the best Koay Teow Soup in Penang. The soup here is extremely sweet and addictive without MSG added.

    Loh Kei Duck Meat Koay Teow Th'ng (罗记鸭肉粿條汤)

    Contact: +6019-5592633

    Hours: Open daily 7:30am - 12pm, Close on Thursday

    Address: 13 Jalan Perak 10400 George Town Penang


  5. Koay Teow Th'ng at Sri Nibong Cafe

    Koay Teow Th'ng at Sri Nibong Cafe

    This three decades old stall has been passed down and run by the next generation, and it still tastes as good as it used to be! Expect a lot of flavours and sweetness when you're slurping down this bowl of warm soup.

    Koay Teow Th'ng (天桥下粿条汤)

    Hours: Opens daily 6:30am - 3pm, 7pm - 10pm, close on Monday

    Address: Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah Taman Sri Nibong 11900 Bayan Lepas Penang



Now that you know where to look when you want a bowl of tummy warming koay teow thng.

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