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5 Best Laksa in Penang [2023]

Laksa Penang

Laksa Penang

There are many different types of food in the world, and each country has their own specialty dish. In Malaysia, one of the most popular dishes is Laksa. This spicy soup is made with coconut milk, shrimp paste, and a variety of herbs and spices. There are many different variations of Laksa, but the most famous is Laksa Penang. In this blog post, we will list the 5 Best Laksa in Penang!

1. Penang Air Itam Laksa 

Penang Air Itam Laksa - Laksa Penang (Credit: Penang Air Itam Laksa)
Penang Air Itam Laksa – Laksa Penang (Credit: Penang Air Itam Laksa)
Key ServicesLaksa Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/penang.air.itam.laksa
AddressJalan Pasar, Paya Terubong, 11500 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-500 7063
Operating HoursMonday-Tuesday Closed, Wednesday-Friday 12:30PM–6:00PM, Saturday-Sunday 12:30–5PM

Penang Air Itam Laksa provides excellent meals at a fair price for having a history of more than 60 years. Their soup has a stronger mackerel flavor, which occasionally borders on the fishy, but is offset by other toppings. They can be delivered as well. When you arrived, their personnel quickly located a table for you.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great food
  • Creative cuisine
  • Cheap eats

Customer Testimonial:

“Same old place and the taste same since 1955.”

Leong Eddie

2. Farlim Shell Station Laksa

Farlim Shell Station Laksa- Laksa Penang (Credit: Farlim Shell Station Laksa)
Farlim Shell Station Laksa- Laksa Penang (Credit: Farlim Shell Station Laksa)
Key ServicesLaksa Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/FarlimShellStationLaksa/
Address1-G-3 Medan Angsana 4 Mukim 13 11500 Ayer Itam 11500 Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 16-459 7179
Emaillaksa7070@hotmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

The laksa at Farlim Shell Station is incredibly delicious and comes with very fresh fish and broth. The cafe offers a wide selection of beverages and desserts, including avocado juice. If there is a crowd, the wait may be prolonged despite the fair price and superb flavor.

Key Differentiators:

  • Affordable
  • Good food
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“Best laksa in town! This is definitely a hidden gem, we were here based on local recommendation. Laksa broth is thick and yummy, it comes with full of fresh ingredients too. Dip the popiah into the laksa soup is a must try!”

Desmond Cheah

3. Original Kim Laksa Balik Pulau  

Original Kim Laksa Balik Pulau - Laksa Penang (Credit: Original Kim Laksa Balik Pulau)
Original Kim Laksa Balik Pulau – Laksa Penang (Credit: Original Kim Laksa Balik Pulau)
Key ServicesLaksa Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/KimLaksaB.P
AddressNan Guang Kopitiam, 67 Main Road, 11000 Balik Pulau, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 17-446 4959
Operating HoursMonday-Tuesday Closed, Wednesday-Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The wonderful, genuine laksa at Original Kim Laksa Balik Pulau is offered, and the drinks are made solely from the fruit. The proprietor is a lovely person. I’m in love with her laksa. They provide three different varieties of laksa: Asam, lemak, and Asam/lemak half-and-half. Service is also fairly nice, and parking is really convenient.

Key Differentiators:

  • Excellent service
  • Great food
  • Cheap eats

Customer Testimonial:

“Super yummylicious..will definitely come back for it.”

May May

4. Penang Road Famous Laksa

Penang Road Famous Laksa - Laksa Penang (Credit: Penang Road Famous Laksa)
Penang Road Famous Laksa – Laksa Penang (Credit: Penang Road Famous Laksa)
Key ServicesLaksa Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/PenangRoadFamousLaksa/
Address5, Lebuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 16-446 0543
Emailemphasislicious.pg@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, Tuesday Closed

According to the CNNGo International Food Survey, Penang Road Famous Laksa is ranked No. 7 among the “Foods Worth Traveling The World to Gorge On.” They have a rich flavor and are character-filled because to the overpowering fish aroma. Both delivery and online services are available.

Key Differentiators:

  • Creative cuisine
  • International exposure
  • Affordable

Customer Testimonial:

Awesome food with super reasonable price and on time delivery too.” Kok Chun Bee

5. Laksalicious

Laksalicious- Laksa Penang (Credit: Laksalicious)
Laksalicious- Laksa Penang (Credit: Laksalicious)
Key ServicesLaksa Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/LaksaliciousPenang/
Address117A, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-229 9178
Operating HoursTuesday-Sunday 11:30PM-6:00PM, Monday Closed

Laksalicious offers a refine version of authentic laksa, they are a pork-free restaurant. With laksa flowers, mint leaves, cucumber, pineapple, ginger, and lemongrass, they produce exceptional cocktails that are one-of-a-kind. Owner and staff are welcoming.

Key Differentiators:

  • Pork-free dish
  • Great food
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“The assam laksa It’s the taste I want,it’s worth recommending.”

Icely Lew

Laksa Penang

Laksa is a popular dish in Penang, and there are many places to get it. The five listed above are some of the best, and they offer different experiences for customers. All of them have excellent food and service, but each has its own unique selling points that make it worth trying. Visit one today!

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