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10 Best Hidden Gems In Subang Jaya Only Locals Know About (2020 Update)

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Subang Jaya is mostly known for its plethora of colleges but there is also plenty of delicious eateries around for you to choose from. Aside from the popular ones, such as Rojak & Cendol in SS15 and Bak Kut Teh in SS14, there are many under-the-radar stalls and restaurants.

Maybe it’s a little-known street stall at a inactive neighbourhood. Or an undiscovered gem hidden under an apartment. Or perhaps it’s a longtime favorite that locals want to keep secret.

Today we’re here to reveal it, here are the 10 Best Hidden Gems In Subang Only Locals Know About.

1. Penang Mee Goreng, Restoran New Apollos (USJ 4)

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If you’re craving for the Original Penang Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng, this place offers a decent alternative. This is a branch of the popular Penang Bangkok Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng and it’s helmed by 2nd generation owner named Ameen. There’s also another one in USJ 2, which is operated by Ameen son, which is as equally delicious as this one.

Address: 32, Jalan USJ 4/6b, Usj 4, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 7am – 10pm

2. Seventythirty.kl (SS17)

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Situated at SS17 in front of a petrol station, Seventythirty.kl serves more than 10 types of burgers ranging from beef and chicken to fish. Barely a year old, they are one of the most popular burger stalls in town. The burgers hits all the right spots with its American influenced smashed burgers. The most popular order is their Say Cheese!. It’s made with a house blend Australian beef patty, melted mozzarella and cheddar cheese, tomato, pickles and home-made burger sauce.

Address: Jalan SS 17/1A, Ss 17, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 7pm until sold out, closed on Mondays & Tuesdays

3. Pau, Wai Kwan Coffee Shop (USJ 6)

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You might not find anything special about this coffeeshop at first glance. But this place houses a super crowded homemade Pau stall. Everything is made on-the-spot from scratch, from rolling the dough to steaming. The popular Paus fillings are their Char Siew, Mui Choy and Nam Yu Pork. Unique flavours include Kung Po Chicken and Chicken Curry.

Address: New Paradise Restaurant@ Restoran Wai Kwan, P.00.001, Good Year Court 2, USJ 6/1, Subang Jaya
Tel: 016-4217826/016-5660777
Operation Hours: 7am – 2pm, closed alternate Mondays

4. Liza Briyani (SS15)

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Liza Biryani is one of the longest queue humble stall in Subang. Liza, or simply known as Kak Liza, operates her biryani stall at the her car porch with her husband and children. For price of RM9, you get a big portion of chicken and biryani rice. It’s also worth mentioning that Kak Liza sells Pakistani style Biryani rice, hence it’s not drenched with gravies.

Address: Intersection Jalan SS15/5B & Jalan SS15/5G, Subang Jaya
Operation Hours: 11.30am until sold out

5. Jing Zhu Pan Mee (SS19)

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Ask any Subangites about Pan Mee, and they will point to you at Jojo Pan Mee or Chili Pan Mee. But if you’re craving after a homely and hearty bowl of Pan Mee that’s made with love, Jing Zhu Pan Mee is the place to go. Dishes here are reasonably priced at RM7 to RM9, for a massive bowl of Pan Mee.

Address: 9, Jalan SS 19/6c, Ss 19, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 7.10am – 4pm, daily

6. Kum Chuan (SS13)

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It is safe to say when one talk about Curry Mee near 3k Subang, they are referring to Kum Chuan Curry Mee. This legendary curry mee stall has been operating for decades and won the hearts of Subangites along the way. Last we check the Curry Mee is cost an affordable RM5.80 per bowl! Expect generous toppings of siham, roasted pork, long beans and tofu puffs soak in thick curry broth.

Address: Corner of Jalan SS13/1A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Hours: 7am – 2pm, closed on Sunday

7. Wong Soon Kee (SS14)

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When one thinks of mix rice stall in SS14, it’s usually Wong Soon Kee. But they are not just any mix rice stall. Most people come here for their fried chicken. Fun fact: the stall used to be occupied by Lim Fried Chicken.

The boss is in charge of the fried chicken and he is constantly frying the chicken so they are always fresh and warm. You can either eat it on its own, or pair with their mix rice with wide variety of dishes to choose from.

Address: 47, Jalan SS 15/4, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 10am – sold out

8. Moorthy’s Mathai Restaurant

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Indian breakfast is almost everywhere but Moorthy Mathai in particular stood out for their thick and flavourful Dhall combined with chapati, tosai and their crispy roti canai. We can safely say it’s the best Indian breakfast in Subang Jaya. This place is packed with patrons daily, obviously here for the breakfast rush.

Address: 24, Jalan USJ 4/9g, Usj 4, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 7am – 4pm, daily

9. Kay’s Steak & Lobster

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Hidden in the peaceful neighbourhood of Putra Heights is Kay’s Steak & Lobster. This Halal western food restaurant puts together some of the highest quality steak you can imagine. Aside from that, their lobster dishes are phenomenal.

Address: 12A, Jalan Putra Mahkota 7/6b, Putra Heights, 47650 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operation Hours: 5pm – 10pm (Mon-Fri), 1pm – 10pm (Sat&Sun)

10. Aroma Burger (USJ 14)

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Started selling since year 2000, this almost 20-year-old burger stall is perhaps the one and only ramly burger spot that do drive through by call first then pick up, as their orders are crazy especially between 8pm to 12am. It is also a popular supper spot among night owls as they operate till 3.30am daily.

Address: 8, Jalan USJ 14/1k, Usj 14, 47630 Subang Jaya, Selangor (Near 7-11)
Operation Hours: 5.30pm – midnight, Daily


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