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8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang [2024]

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Nasi Kandar Penang

Best Nasi Kandar Penang
Best Nasi Kandar Penang

If you’re looking for the best Nasi Kandar in Penang, look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang. So whether you’re visiting Penang or you’re a local, be sure to check out these restaurants for some delicious Nasi Kandar!

1. Hameediyah Restaurant

Hameediyah Restaurant - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Hameediyah Restaurant – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Hameediyah Restaurant)
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.instagram.com/hameediyah_restaurant/
Address164, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-261 1095
Operating HoursDaily 10:00AM-10:00PM

The mutton served at Hameediyah Restaurant is extremely soft, juicy, sweet, peppery, and luscious. With just one bite, one may already sense the happiness they arrived in. The skin on the chicken thigh was crispy, the meat was soft, and the onions gave the bird a great aroma. The building’s first floor is a bustling area, but one can walk to the second story for a more relaxed and cool dining experience.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great food
  • Excellent service
  • Cheap eats

Customer Testimonial:

“Hameediyah is known for its old school nasi kandar food. For me definitely the top 5 Nasi Kandar in the Georgetown area, don’t forget to try their murtabak ayam or daging or even sardin. Simply delicious. 5 Stars!”

M Fared

2. Restoran Nasi Kandar Line Clear,Penang Road  

Restoran Nasi Kandar Line Clear,Penang Road   - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Restoran Nasi Kandar Line Clear,Penang Road   – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Restoran Nasi Kandar Line Clear,Penang Road  )
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/NasiKandarLineClearPenangRoad/
AddressBeside Back Lane 161 & 177 Penang Road 10100 Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-261 4440
Operating HoursAlways open

Since 1930, Restoran Nasi Kandar Line Clear, Penang Road has been serving delicious meals, including a fantastic breakfast. The curry fish head was delicious, quite fresh, and the mutton melted in your mouth. Although taste is incredibly personal, they never let you down. They have reasonable prices and offer excellent customer service.

Key Differentiators:

  • Excellent service
  • Great food
  • Reasonable price

Customer Testimonial:

“The dishes are mouth-watering, drinks under-rated and services – speedy. A must visit if you are around chowrasta area. Please bear with the long queue… the wait is worth it.”

Cheetara Lynn

3. Restoran Deen

Restoran Deen - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Restoran Deen – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Restoran Deen)
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/RestoranDeen/
Address598-D,E Jalan Jelutong 11600 Penang, Malaysia
Emailrestorandeennk@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 6:00 AM – 11:30 PM

Restoran Deen became incredibly well-known in the city for its original nasi kandar. They offer Roti Canai, drinks, coffee, and other things. Their food products must all be of the greatest caliber, fresh, and wholesome, and they also offer outstanding customer satisfaction while maintaining the lowest costs feasible in comparison to the rest of Pinang.

Key Differentiators:

  • Fast delivery
  • Cozy atmosphere
  • Cheap eats

Customer Testimonial:

“Tasty and yummy nasi kandar served here. Had the fried chicken and sotong (cuttlefish) with different types of curry and spices added to the rice. Splendid.”

David Foster

4. Nasi kandar Merlin  

Nasi kandar Merlin   - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Nasi kandar Merlin   – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Nasi kandar Merlin  )
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/merlinpenang/
AddressLebuh Union 10200 Pinang George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-264 2826
Emailisfa20202003@gmail.com
Operating HoursMonday-Saturday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Sunday Closed

The locals love Merlin’s nasi kandar because it is so delicious. Merlin is also well-known for its mutton kurma, which is balanced with a sweet hard-boiled egg curry. Remember that every nasi kandar in Penang must have “banjir” once more.

Key Differentiators:

  • Cheap eats
  • Superb food
  • Creative cuisine

Customer Testimonial:

“Fantastic food. Owner is a very nice person. Humble, down to earth and just great food.”

Franklin Lim

5. Nasi Kandar Beratur Original

Nasi Kandar Beratur Original - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Nasi Kandar Beratur Original – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Nasi Kandar Beratur Original)
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/Nasikandarberaturpenang/
AddressNo 98 ,Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling 10200 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 12-448 3001
Operating HoursDaily 9:30 PM – 8:00 AM

Since 1943, there has only been one authentic version of Nasi Kandar Beratur in Malaysia. They provide delicious food that, in my opinion, is more universally appealing since it has a more distinctive flavor. The onion fried chicken, or ayam goreng bawang, is really flavorful and prepared well.

Key Differentiators:

  • Late-night dining
  • Great food
  • Cheap eats

Customer Testimonial:

“Nice place and the food is awesome!”

Muhd Saufi Razman

6. Restoran Sup Hameed Official  

Restoran Sup Hameed Official   - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Restoran Sup Hameed Official   – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Restoran Sup Hameed Official  )
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/suphameed/
Address48,Jalan penang 10000 Georgetown Pulau pinang 10000 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-261 8007
Operating HoursAlways open

Excellent food is available at Restoran Sup Hameed Official for a reasonable price. The beef was tender, and the soup was bursting with flavor. You are welcome to choose your location to enjoy their food since they offer both indoor and outdoor seating.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great dining experience
  • Creative cuisine
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“The best mutton soup I ever had in this town. The curry chicken also delicious, the service here also good. The environment here not bad. The price is reasonable.”

James Lee

7. NS Nasi Kandar  

NS Nasi Kandar   - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
NS Nasi Kandar   – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: NS Nasi Kandar  )
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/penangnsnasikandar/
Address1-01-46, I, Avenue, Medan Kampung Relau 1, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang 11900 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-226 1924
Emailnsnasikandar@gmail.com
Operating HoursAlways open

With the curries and fried chicken, NS Nasi Kandar offers standard nasi kandar food. Some folks might not like the curries because they are quite flavorful and hot. Given that combining it with rice will lessen that intensity, I think it was done on purpose. the price is fair and the food is excellent. Making decisions was made more easier for the consumer thanks to the team.

Key Differentiators:

  • Large portions
  • Cheap eats
  • Large menu

Customer Testimonial:

“The food superb with reasonable price. The staff was very helpful in helping the customer to make choices.”

Ahmad Nasri

8. Sirajudeen Nasi Kandar

Sirajudeen Nasi Kandar - 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang
Sirajudeen Nasi Kandar – 8 Best Nasi Kandar in Penang (Credit: Sirajudeen Nasi Kandar)
Key ServicesNasi Kandar Penang
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/Sirajudeen-Nasi-Kandar-103600154848402/
Address96 Jalan Argyll 10050 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 16-553 7661
Operating HoursDaily 6:30 AM – 1:30 PM, Friday Closed

Sirajudeen Nasi Kandar serves you delicious meals that are authentic, reasonably priced, and most importantly, having wonderful customer service. Fish curry was fantastic since the fish was fried instead of boiled. They have “sambai nyoq,” a paste made from coconut blended with several herbs and spices.

Key Differentiators:

  • Authentic food
  • Reasonable price
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

“Legendary nasi kandar in Penang.”

Noor Zurani Noordin

Nasi Kandar Penang

There are many great Nasi Kandar restaurants in Penang, and the list provided above is just a sampling. If you’re looking for a delicious meal that won’t break the bank, any of these establishments will serve you up a fantastic plate of nasi kandar. Try one today!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Malaysia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Malaysia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Malaysia has to offer.