Eaten for breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper, Nasi Kandar is one of the most beloved dishes all around Malaysia. What makes a good nasi kandar is the fiery curries, soft and fluffy rice and of course poultries.
Penang is not the only place that offers irresistible nasi kandar, there’s a decent array of Nasi Kandar choices in Petaling Jaya and Kuala Lumpur too. With that said, here are the Top 8 Nasi Kandar Places In Petaling Jaya & Kuala Lumpur.
8. Original Penang Kayu @ Mid Valley, Cheras, SS2
Original Penang Kayu is one of the most popular hangout spots around SS2. People flock over here for lunch, dinner and supper for the irresistible Nasi Kandar. Offering a wide variety of choices, Original Penang Kayu is one of the widely recommended Nasi Kandar places. The reason it’s last on this list is due to the poor service quality and high prices.
Address: No. 64, Jalan SS2/10, 47300, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Jalan SS 2/6, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Operating Hours: 24 Hours
7. Restoran Raihan Nasi Kandar @ Glenmarie, Shah Alam
Nestled only 3KM away from Subang Jaya, Raihan Nasi Kandar is one of the few hidden gems in Shah Alam. This eatery is known for satisfying patrons with their signature Nasi Ganja with fried chicken.
Address: 41, Jalan Pengeluaran U1/78, Hicom-glenmarie Industrial Park, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
Operating Hours: 7AM – 7PM
6. Nasi Kandar Ibramsha @ City Centre, KL
Compared to the rest of the Nasi Kandar places in the list, Nasi Kandar Ibramsha is one of the most underrated Nasi Kandar spots in Kuala Lumpur. Also, it’s probably the most authentic of the old-school Nasi Kandar establishments.
Address: 68, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, City Centre, 50100 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 7:30AM – 7:30PM
5. Nasi Kandar Kudu Bin Abdul @ Chow Kit, KL
Long queues are the norm in Nasi Kandar Kudu Bin Abdul, this is because their food is so good. What’s great about Nasi Kandar Kudu Bin Abdul is the robust curries when mixed in the rice gives an irresistible aroma. It’s also worth mentioning that prices here are fairly reasonable.
Address: 35, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50100 Kuala Lumpu
Operating Hours: 7:30AM – 8:00PM
4. Zainul Nasi Kandar @ Seksyen 52, Petaling Jaya
Zainul Nasi Kandar is one of the most popular nasi kandar eateries in Petaling Jaya. This restaurant serves probably the best fried chicken in town. Couple that with the aromatic curries and other poultries, you’ll get one of the best indulgencing experience.
Address: Medan Selera Kompleks C, Lorong Sultan, Seksyen 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya
Operating Hours: 9.00AM – 4.00PM
3. Nasi Kandar Line Clear @ Kampung Baru, KL
We wished Nasi Kandar Line Clear was higher on this list, sadly it’s not. While it doesn’t live up to its hype with its less than robust curries, this is still a pretty good place to get your Nasi Kandar fix. If anything, taste is pretty decent and prices are pretty affordable especially for Kuala Lumpur’s standards. Where else you going to get a plate of Nasi Kandar for RM5.30 in 2017?!
Address: 113, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
Operating Hours: 6.00AM – 12.00AM
2. Penang Nasi Kandar (Restoran Kok Siong) @ Puchong
This is the only Nasi Kandar place that serves in a Chinese coffee shop. Needless to say, Penang Nasi Kandar stall reigns supreme here. People from Puchong come here to get their Penang Nasi Kandar fix and while it’s fairly pricey, taste-wise it’s pretty darn good. If you’re thinking to come here, make sure you arrive by 11:00AM as the queue gets really long by 12.00PM.
Address: 47, Jalan Bandar 16, Pusat Bandar Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
Operating Hours: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
1. Mohd Yaseen Nasi Kandar Restaurant @ Chow Kit, KL
When it comes to the best nasi kandar in PJ and KL, we have to give the honour to Mohd Yaseem Nasi Kandar Restaurant. This isn’t just any other restaurant that claims to serve Penang Nasi Kandar, overall it comes pretty close to the real stuff in Penang.
Everything from the thick and flavourful curries, to the soft and fluffy rice and the irresistible poultries, we can safely say Mohd Yaseem Nasi Kandar Restaurant serves the best nasi kandar dish in KL.
Address: 351, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Operating Hours: 24 hours
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