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5 Best Char Kway Teow in Penang [2023]

Char Kway Teow Penang

Best Char Kway Teow Penang
Best Char Kway Teow Penang

Penang is known for many delicious dishes, but one of the most popular is Char Kway Teow. This dish can be found at any hawker stall in Penang, and there are many to choose from! In this blog post, we will list the 5 Best Char Kway Teow in Penang. If you’re visiting Penang, be sure to try these stalls!

1. Sany Char Koay Teow

Sany Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang
Sany Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang (Credit: Sany Char Koay Teow)
Key ServicesChar Kway Teow Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/pages/Sany-Char-Koay-Teow-Bayan-Baru/209350629115574
Address4, Lorong Mahsuri 2, Bayan Baru, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang.
Phone+6012 470 9355
Operating Hours7 p.m.-12 a.m. (Daily)

Sany Char Koay Teow departs from tradition by serving “char koay teow basah,” flat rice noodles topped with the restaurant’s famed sauce and prawn stock. They do not use their big, tasty prawns sparingly. Sany also offers delicious treats and Western cuisine.

Key Differentiators:

  • Western cuisine
  • Great food
  • Reasonable price

Customer Testimonial:

“The best among the best..back in Penang must stop by.”

Asz Farah

2. Ah Leng Char Koay Teow

Ah Leng Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang
Ah Leng Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang (Credit: Ah Leng Char Koay Teow)
Key ServicesChar Kway Teow Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/penangahlengcharkaoyteow/
AddressJalan Dato Keramat, Kampung Makam, 10150 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
Phone+6012 498 3962
Operating Hours9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Closed on Wednesdays)

 Ah Leng Char Koay Teow is well-known for some delectable regional food. There are three options available: regular, large, or special, which comes with mantis prawns. Duck eggs are also available, obviously at an additional cost.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great food
  • Reasonable price
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“Very delicious and you can’t find it elsewhere. Worth the wait.”

Zhiyuan

3. Ah Shen Presgrave Street Famous Duck Egg Char Koay Teow

Ah Shen Presgrave Street Famous Duck Egg Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang
Ah Shen Presgrave Street Famous Duck Egg Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang (Credit: Ah Shen Presgrave Street Famous Duck Egg Char Koay Teow)
Key ServicesChar Kway Teow Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/PresgraveShenCKT
Address67b, Lebuh Presgrave, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Phone+6018 223 8810
Operating HoursDaily 3–10pm

Ah Shen Presgrave Street Famous Duck Egg Char Koay Teow serves excellent char kuey teow. The well-known Duck Egg Char Koay Teow is their hallmark dish. The combination of their mouthwatering prawns, duck egg, cockles, hot sambal, and even char siew makes for a cheap and delectable meal for only RM7.

Key Differentiators:

  • Cheap eats
  • Creative dish
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“One of the best CKT around penang with authentic taste aka “wok hei”…pricing wise is consider reasonable as this is near Georgetown area.”

Lawrence How

4. Left Handed Char Koay Teow

Left Handed Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang
Left Handed Char Koay Teow -Char Kway Teow Penang (Credit: Left Handed Char Koay Teow)
Key ServicesChar Kway Teow Penang
Websitehttps://m.facebook.com/lefthandedcharkoayteow/
Address79-G-11, Ivory tower, Kampung Jawa Baru, Off, Jalan Dato Keramat, 10150 George Town, Penang
Phone+6019 394 9185
Operating HoursDaily 11am–7pm

Without using pork, Left Handed Char Koay Teow is stir-fried with cockles, egg, bean sprouts, chives, and prawns. Enjoy the delicious prawns, grilled pork, and noodles that make up this dish. 

Key Differentiators:

  • Great food
  • Cheap eats
  • Good service

Customer Testimonial:

“One of the best ckt here in penang!! Big prawns and most importantly not overpriced like the other popular ones.”

Augustine Tan

5. Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow

Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow-Char Kway Teow Penang
Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow-Char Kway Teow Penang (Credit: Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow)
Key ServicesChar Kway Teow Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/82charcoalseafoodcharkoayteow/
Address82, Kimberley Street, 10100 Georgetown 10100 Pinang George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Operating HoursDaily 12:30 PM – 11:30 PM, Tuesday Closed

Charcoal Seafood Char Koay Teow offers excellent wok Hei and smokey flavor. They make amazing Char Koay Teow with powerful wok hei flavors.

Key Differentiators:

  • Cheap eats
  • Excellent service
  • Great food

Customer Testimonial:

“Super delicious Char Koay Teow…. Worth to wait in the long queue.”

Lavinyaa Jayaraman

Char Kway Teow Penang

Offering a variety of flavors and price points, there’s something for everyone when it comes to enjoying this classic Malaysian dish. Visit one today!

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