Famous Must-Try Food in Teluk Intan

Discover the hidden gem of Teluk Intan, a charmingly quaint town nestled in the heart of Perak, Malaysia. While it may not offer the glitz and glamour of a bustling city, this unassuming destination is a food lover's paradise, boasting an impressive array of mouth-watering Chinese cuisine that will tantalise your taste buds. With its laid-back atmosphere and delectable culinary offerings, Teluk Intan provides the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, and is a worthy rival to more well-known foodie destinations like Melaka and Penang.

Read also: 8 Must-Try Restaurants in Langkawi, Kedah

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Famous Must-Try Food in Teluk Intan

Liew Kee Chee Cheong Fun

Believed to be a perennial favourite among both locals and visitors alike, the one-of-a-kind Teluk Intan chee cheong fan can only be found in this town. Though substandard versions can be found scattered around Kuala Lumpur, nothing can really come close to this dish of dried shrimps, jicama and fragrant fried shallots delightfully wrapped in rice noodle rolls topped with pickled green chili.

Address: Jalan Hill, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan, Perak
Opening hours: 3pm-9pm
Contact number: +6012-460 7040

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Liew Kee Chee Cheong Fun | Source: The Malay Mail Online

Nasi Kandar Krishnan

In the olden days, street hawkers sold rice and curry filled in two large separate buckets which were balanced on each end of a pole carried on the shoulders - hence the name Nasi Kandar ("balanced rice"). It is a simple dish of steamed rice served with a variety of curries and side dishes that can be eaten anytime of the day!

Address: 42.F Jalan Changkat Jong, Batu 1, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 8am-8pm
Contact number: +6012-508 1274

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Nasi Kandar Krishnan in Teluk Intan
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Make sure to get to Nasi Kandar Krishnan early to try as many dishes as possible!

Chinese Seafood Restaurants

This vibrant town is home to a thriving Chinese community, which means that you'll find some of the most delicious seafood dishes around. From succulent shark meat to juicy mantis prawn, there's something for everyone here - and the best part? These dishes are cooked in a variety of mouth-watering styles, from the spicy kick of kung pao to the aromatic goodness of kam heong and the classic taste of sweet-and-sour. So if you're looking for a culinary adventure, be sure to check out some of the top Chinese restaurants in Teluk Intan, including the always-popular Poh Loong, Tai Choong, Sechuan, and Chi Foo - all conveniently located throughout the town.

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Teluk Intan Chinese seafood dishes

Mee Rebus Mastan Ghani

Translated as "boiled noodles", this noodle dish is comprised of  yellow egg noodles and generous serving of sweet-spicy gravy. Typically topped with green chili, green onion, fried shallots, hard boiled egg, bean sprouts, and a fresh squeeze of lime.

Address: A151, Taman Antek Avenue, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 10am-7pm
Contact number: +6017-578 6591

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Mee Rebus and Rojak at Mastan Ghani Teluk Intan

Rojak Ah Chai

Having served delicious Malaysian and Indonesian-style rojak for more than five decades, Rojak Ah Chai is a must-try for those visiting Teluk Intan. It is a delightful combination of cuttlefish, prawn fritters, kangkung (water convolvulus), cucumber, pineapple, turnip and a sweet homemade sauce.

Address: Jalan Woo Saik Hong, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 10.30am-5pm

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Rojak Ah Chai Teluk Intan

Old Anson Road Recipes Nasi Kandar

There are countless choices when it comes to the best Nasi Kandar in Teluk Intan, and Old Anson Road Recipes tops the list. There is almost always a queue at the stall, as many visitors stop by to take away their favourite dishes before leaving town.

Address: 1918, Jalan Sekolah, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan
Contact number: +605-622 9864
Opening hours: 8am-8pm

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Old Anson Road Recipes Nasi Kandar located on Jalan Sekolah

Street Food at Pasar Malam Menara Condong

When planning your trip to the unique leaning tower of Teluk Intan, remember to spare a few hours as the area is teeming with stalls selling local street food and drinks, such as Apam Balik, grilled corns, fresh coconut juice, and many more. There is also a large Malay food court located right opposite the tower, called the Medan Selera Menara Condong.

Address: Jalan Mahkota, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 5.30pm-10.30pm

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Street food at Pasar Malam Menara Condong

Western Food at Lana Tea House

This cosy restaurant is one of the most popular dining spots among teenagers and adults alike in Teluk Intan. There are plenty of food to pick, from Asian to Western and a variety of cold beverages. The most popular items on the menu include Wooi Fan, Chicken Salad, Chicken Sandwiches, and Ginger Chicken Rice.

Address: 1, Jalan Teratai J4/8, 36000 Teluk Intan, Perak
Contact number: +605-621 8996
Opening hours: 12pm-8pm

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Lana Tea House in Teluk Intan

Har Mee at Glutton Square

Get ready to tantalise your taste buds with one of Malaysia's most beloved hawker dishes: Har Mee! This mouth-watering dish features fresh whole prawns, succulent slices of meat, and perfectly cooked noodles, all swimming in a delicate and flavourful broth that will have you coming back for seconds (and thirds!). And let's not forget about the sambal - this spicy condiment adds just the right amount of heat to elevate the dish to new heights of deliciousness. Don't miss out on the chance to try this culinary masterpiece!

Address: Medan Selera Glutton Square, Jalan Pasir Bedamar, Pekan Teluk Intan, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 8am-8pm

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Har Mee at Glutton Square, Teluk Intan

Curry Laksa Kedai Kopi Ah Wah

Looking for a spicy and satisfying meal that will warm you up from the inside out? Look no further than curry mee - a steaming bowl of noodles and deliciously spicy curry that's sure to hit the spot, no matter what the weather is like outside! Even on the hottest, sunniest days, this dish is a must-try for anyone who loves bold, flavourful cuisine.

Address: Kedai Kopi Ah Wah, Jalan Syed Abu Bakar, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 8am-3.30pm

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Curry Laksa at Kedai Kopi Ah Wah

Cold Desserts at Hawayi

Ximilu (sago in coconut milk) and various colourful ice-blended desserts are a hit in this town, mainly because the weather is always scorching hot. These sweet icy desserts are best eaten after lunch, so be sure to make your way to Hawayi - a dessert shop and landmark established in this town since 1980.

Address: 1063 & 1063 A, Jalan Sekolah, 36000 Teluk Intan
Opening hours: 10am-5.30pm
Contact number: +6019-577 8028

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Cold desserts in Hawaii Teluk Intan is a must-try!

Traditional Chinese Pastries

If you're a fan of sweet treats, then Teluk Intan is the place to be! This charming town is home to some of the most delicious confectioneries in the country, including the famous Heong Peng and Tau Sar Pneah. With family-run businesses dominating the local economy, it's no wonder that these sweets are so widely renowned - their recipes have been passed down through generations, ensuring that every bite is bursting with tradition and flavour.

Where to eat?
Sin Joo Heong (Tiger), Ta Sin Guan Tin (Butterfly), Sin Guan Hoe and SGT.

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Traditional Teluk Intan Tau Sa Peah & Heong Peah biscuits

Laksa Teluk Intan

While the broth may appear simple and diluted at first glance, don't be fooled - thanks to the addition of tangy tamarind, every spoonful is packed with an addictive burst of taste that's sure to leave you wanting more. Whether you're looking for a quick bite between meals or a satisfying snack on the go, this laksa soup is the perfect choice for anyone who loves bold, delicious flavours.

Where to eat? Hawayi, Coliseum, Makcik Kiah Laksa

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Asam Laksa in Teluk Intan

Ready for a foodie adventure that will leave you speechless? Skip the typical tourist hotspots and head straight to Teluk Intan, Malaysia, where culinary delights await at every corner. From mouth-watering street food to sophisticated fine dining, this hidden gem has it all, and is sure to satisfy even the most discerning taste buds. Don't forget to share your unforgettable travel and dining moments with us on Instagram by tagging @rollinggrace or #RollingGrace. Happy travels and bon appétit!


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  3. there are a lot of food variety, from rojak, chee cong fun, curry, and many others food. If you haven't try it, I really recommend to try is near the airport

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  5. i never been to Teluk Intan but i put this post in bookmark so that if i ever going there, il make sure to try most food that you share here !

  6. pergghhhh nasi kandar ghulam rasul quite famous. Look at the curry itself makes me drooling right nowwww

  7. That laksa looks delicious! 🤩 Thanks for sharing ☺️☺️

  8. Waa so many delish foodie to try, good to know about these list! 😁

  9. You made me feel hungry now haha! I wish to visit Teluk Intan and eat them all now!

  10. Semua nampak menyelerakan. Lama tak singgah Teluk Intan. Tunggu ok sikit akan ku mengembara ke sana seisi keluarga..hehhee

  11. Why am I reading this in the middle of the night? Now I want to have rojak and chee cheong fun

  12. aduii tengok gambar makanan semua sedapppp rasa nak pi teluk intan malam ni jugak haha.. tq sharing next boleh jjcm teluk intan yeayyy

  13. What an awesome tips now I know where to start my food hunt when Im in Teluk Intan

  14. The curry mee so tempting lahhhhh .. Kuah dia pekat nampak best sangat. Minum dengan kopi lagi style

  15. Eeee semua sedap-sedapnyaaa... rasa macam nak pergi Teluk Intan sekarang juga, laparr di buatnya... Banyak menu macam chinese cook kann sedap sana.. must try laaa nanti kalau ke sana..

  16. Lama sungguh tak pergi Teluk Intan sebab tak selaribdgn jalan kita tuju apabila ke Utara sbb guna highway huhu

  17. So long didnt visit Teluk Intan dy.. Need to go there again la since can travel dy... Going to check them out...

  18. Wahhh so many delicious food in Teluk Intan. I dont remember the last time I visit Teluk Intan eventhough I visit Perak every year. Should went there next time!

  19. I've known Perak to be a haven for food lovers, but I've only been to Ipoh. Must check out Teluk Intan next time.

  20. Banyaknya makanan yg sedao2 kat sini.. tak pernah lg jalan2 cr makan kat teluk intan.. boleh cuba ni

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