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Where Can You Get the Best Laksa From Each State in Malaysia?

07 Dec 2021
Where Can You Get the Best Laksa From Each State in Malaysia?

PENANG

PENANG

Penang Road Famous Laksa (non-halal)

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Do not be confused with Famous Penang Road Laksa which is owned by Teochew Chendul! Penang Road Famous Laksa is one of the locals' favourite places for assam laksa (Hey! If locals like it, that means it’s 🤤👍superb right?!).
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They started off as a small stall in Joo Hooi Cafe but have moved out of the cafe due to personal reasons. Currently, they are operating from their own restaurant at Lebuh Keng Kwee.

📍 5, Lebuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Penang Road Famous Laksa (non-halal)

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Image Credit: desired_tastes
Do not be confused with Famous Penang Road Laksa which is owned by Teochew Chendul! Penang Road Famous Laksa is one of the locals' favourite places for assam laksa (Hey! If locals like it, that means it’s 🤤👍superb right?!).
Image Credit: desired_tastes

They started off as a small stall in Joo Hooi Cafe but have moved out of the cafe due to personal reasons. Currently, they are operating from their own restaurant at Lebuh Keng Kwee.

📍 5, Lebuh Keng Kwee, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Laksalicious (pork-free)

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Laksalicious serves a unique beverage which is laksa tea! As weird as it sounds, everyone is giving it a big thumbs up👍🌟 (so how? dare to try or not😏).

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The laksa noodles here are thick rice noodles, and each bowl of laksa comes with a big piece of crispy prawn cracker which goes really well with the laksa broth. This restaurant serves many different types of laksa, and all are equally delicious!

📍 117A, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Laksalicious (pork-free)

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Laksalicious serves a unique beverage which is laksa tea! As weird as it sounds, everyone is giving it a big thumbs up👍🌟 (so how? dare to try or not😏).

Image Credit: foodie_foodntravel

The laksa noodles here are thick rice noodles, and each bowl of laksa comes with a big piece of crispy prawn cracker which goes really well with the laksa broth. This restaurant serves many different types of laksa, and all are equally delicious!

📍 117A, Jalan Hutton, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang

KEDAH

KEDAH

Zakaria Laksa Teluk Kechai (halal)

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There are many laksa stalls in Teluk Kechai but, among all these stalls, Zakaria Laksa Teluk Kechai is one of the most top-rated ones! According to the owner Zakaria, they use either mackerel scad or sardine to make the broth so that it’s not too thick and well-balanced. The hard-boiled egg is not served together with the laksa. So if you want the eggs, you can just grab one from the table, break the shells, remove it and put it in your laksa.

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Just like all the other laksa utara, each bowl of Zakaria’s laksa comes with a dollop of orange colour coconut sambal😋 called sambal nyok. Each table also comes with pulut panggang for you to eat with your laksa.

📍 250, Jalan Kuala Kedah, Teluk Kechai, Alor Setar, Kedah (berdekatan Masjid Teluk Kechai)

Zakaria Laksa Teluk Kechai (halal)

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There are many laksa stalls in Teluk Kechai but, among all these stalls, Zakaria Laksa Teluk Kechai is one of the most top-rated ones! According to the owner Zakaria, they use either mackerel scad or sardine to make the broth so that it’s not too thick and well-balanced. The hard-boiled egg is not served together with the laksa. So if you want the eggs, you can just grab one from the table, break the shells, remove it and put it in your laksa.

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Image Credit: Hansyaya Mesra

Just like all the other laksa utara, each bowl of Zakaria’s laksa comes with a dollop of orange colour coconut sambal😋 called sambal nyok. Each table also comes with pulut panggang for you to eat with your laksa.

📍 250, Jalan Kuala Kedah, Teluk Kechai, Alor Setar, Kedah (berdekatan Masjid Teluk Kechai)

PERLIS

PERLIS

Restaurant Kak Su Laksa (halal)

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If you ever come to Perlis, this is the must-go place for laksa kola! Throughout the years, this restaurant has been gaining popularity and received many visits from the media. The noodles are painstakingly made by the owner through a process that requires many steps.

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Their laksa is said to be “lemak” with a hint of sweetness that comes from the fresh mackerel used and is not very spicy. One special thing about this restaurant is that their laksa is served with pulut udang (shrimp glutinous rice) kuih spera (looks like curry puff with coconut sambal filling).

📍 97, Jalan Siakap Satu, Pekan Kuala Perlis, 02000 Kuala Perlis, Perlis

Restaurant Kak Su Laksa (halal)

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If you ever come to Perlis, this is the must-go place for laksa kola! Throughout the years, this restaurant has been gaining popularity and received many visits from the media. The noodles are painstakingly made by the owner through a process that requires many steps.

Image Credit: i2w417ie

Their laksa is said to be “lemak” with a hint of sweetness that comes from the fresh mackerel used and is not very spicy. One special thing about this restaurant is that their laksa is served with pulut udang (shrimp glutinous rice) kuih spera (looks like curry puff with coconut sambal filling).

📍 97, Jalan Siakap Satu, Pekan Kuala Perlis, 02000 Kuala Perlis, Perlis

PERAK

PERAK

Kafe Setinggan (halal)

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This cafe’s signature dish is none other than the famous laksa sarang burung A.K.A bird nest laksa. Now to clarify, this bird nest is not made of the swallow’s kack puii saliva ok! The bird nest here refers to the omelette fried in a special way that makes it so crispy🤤 that you will end up saying sarang-hae~💗 to it!.

📍 1, Jalan Margosa B/15, 31350 Ipoh, Perak

Kafe Setinggan (halal)

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This cafe’s signature dish is none other than the famous laksa sarang burung A.K.A bird nest laksa. Now to clarify, this bird nest is not made of the swallow’s kack puii saliva ok! The bird nest here refers to the omelette fried in a special way that makes it so crispy🤤 that you will end up saying sarang-hae~💗 to it!.

📍 1, Jalan Margosa B/15, 31350 Ipoh, Perak

Laksa Lubuk (halal)

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Laksa Lubuk is located deep in a kampung and serves only laksa with no fancy condiments or toppings. However, they are still able to attract visitors from the city. So what makes this restaurant so special? The answer is their broth. It is light and watery yet, able to deliver a mouthful of flavours to the taste buds. Also, their laksa is cooked over a firewood stove, rare right?

📍 KPW Kubang Panjang, Kampung Paya, Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Laksa Lubuk (halal)

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Laksa Lubuk is located deep in a kampung and serves only laksa with no fancy condiments or toppings. However, they are still able to attract visitors from the city. So what makes this restaurant so special? The answer is their broth. It is light and watery yet, able to deliver a mouthful of flavours to the taste buds. Also, their laksa is cooked over a firewood stove, rare right?

📍 KPW Kubang Panjang, Kampung Paya, Kuala Kangsar, Perak

KLANG VALLEY

KLANG VALLEY

Restoran TSY Anwar Tho bin Abdullah Kedai Cina Muslim (halal)

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It is not easy to find a restaurant that serves good halal curry laksa, that's why Restoran TSY’s curry mee is here to impress you! (For those who don’t know, Klang Valley’s curry laksa is also known as curry mee).

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Their signature dish is the clay pot curry mee which comes with different ingredients in the broth such as 🦐prawns, stingray, long beans, tofu puffs and fresh bean sprouts. The curry mee comes in a large portion at a very reasonable price too!

📍 10, Jalan Goh Hock Huat, Kawasan 18, 41400 Klang, Selangor

Restoran TSY Anwar Tho bin Abdullah Kedai Cina Muslim (halal)

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It is not easy to find a restaurant that serves good halal curry laksa, that's why Restoran TSY’s curry mee is here to impress you! (For those who don’t know, Klang Valley’s curry laksa is also known as curry mee).

Image Credit: nurulhudamohamedali (FB)
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Their signature dish is the clay pot curry mee which comes with different ingredients in the broth such as 🦐prawns, stingray, long beans, tofu puffs and fresh bean sprouts. The curry mee comes in a large portion at a very reasonable price too!

📍 10, Jalan Goh Hock Huat, Kawasan 18, 41400 Klang, Selangor

Madras Lane Curry Laksa (non-halal)

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Ranked no 2 on Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eatlist of 2018, the Madras lane curry is not a shop! They are actually several stalls lining the sides of a lane. Out of the stalls, 3 of them sell curry mee. Which one of these 3 stalls tastes the best? Go see and 🤤taste for yourself!

📍 2, Jalan 2, Kampung Cheras Baru, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Madras Lane Curry Laksa (non-halal)

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Ranked no 2 on Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eatlist of 2018, the Madras lane curry is not a shop! They are actually several stalls lining the sides of a lane. Out of the stalls, 3 of them sell curry mee. Which one of these 3 stalls tastes the best? Go see and 🤤taste for yourself!

📍 2, Jalan 2, Kampung Cheras Baru, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

MALACCA

MALACCA

Warong Baba Low @ Tranquerah (halal)

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This place has one of the best Nyonya laksa in Malacca! The broth for the laksa is aromatic and not too spicy. Many people also commented on how rich and creamy the laksa broth is. Besides laksa, they also have other Nyonya cuisines such as pai tee, popiah, cendol and many more.

📍 Jalan Siantan Sek 2, Off, Jalan Tengkera, Kampung Lapan, 75200, Malacca

Warong Baba Low @ Tranquerah (halal)

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This place has one of the best Nyonya laksa in Malacca! The broth for the laksa is aromatic and not too spicy. Many people also commented on how rich and creamy the laksa broth is. Besides laksa, they also have other Nyonya cuisines such as pai tee, popiah, cendol and many more.

📍 Jalan Siantan Sek 2, Off, Jalan Tengkera, Kampung Lapan, 75200, Malacca

Jonker 88 (Muslim-friendly)

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Jonker 88 implements a self-service system whereby customers make and pick up their own orders (no need to wait for the waiter to come, give the menu and then call them again to take the order🥵). This restaurant doesn’t serve pork & lard and only uses halal ingredients. This is also one of the places where you can get the best cendol in Malacca!

📍 88, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka

Jonker 88 (Muslim-friendly)

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Jonker 88 implements a self-service system whereby customers make and pick up their own orders (no need to wait for the waiter to come, give the menu and then call them again to take the order🥵). This restaurant doesn’t serve pork & lard and only uses halal ingredients. This is also one of the places where you can get the best cendol in Malacca!

📍 88, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka

PAHANG

PAHANG

Restoran Laksa Gebok Temerloh (halal)

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Restoran Laksa Gebok Temerloh was featured on Majalah 3, a long-running documentary show on local channel TV3, a year ago. Every day, roughly 50kg of laksa noodles are consumed in this restaurant. The laksa noodles are made by the restaurant's owner himself. They have 2 types of gravies for you to choose from, the red and the white gravy. If you want to get a taste of an authentic laksa Gebok, pick the red gravy!

📍 658, 87, Kampung Carak Paya Dalam, 28000 Temerloh, Pahang

Restoran Laksa Gebok Temerloh (halal)

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Restoran Laksa Gebok Temerloh was featured on Majalah 3, a long-running documentary show on local channel TV3, a year ago. Every day, roughly 50kg of laksa noodles are consumed in this restaurant. The laksa noodles are made by the restaurant's owner himself. They have 2 types of gravies for you to choose from, the red and the white gravy. If you want to get a taste of an authentic laksa Gebok, pick the red gravy!

📍 658, 87, Kampung Carak Paya Dalam, 28000 Temerloh, Pahang

KELANTAN

KELANTAN

Laksam Special By-T (halal)

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Enjoy a plate of silky smooth rice curls douched in creamy coconut milk at Laksam Special By-T! We also recommend you the special laksam, which comes with quail eggs and chicken/beef floss.

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This roadside eatery is where you can get a taste of authentic Kelantanese cuisine. The price is also affordable, making it a must-visit place for anyone who comes to Kota Bharu.

📍 Jalan Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kampung Belukar Lanjut Kumumin, 16100 Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Laksam Special By-T (halal)

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Enjoy a plate of silky smooth rice curls douched in creamy coconut milk at Laksam Special By-T! We also recommend you the special laksam, which comes with quail eggs and chicken/beef floss.

Image Credit: kulinerkelantan

This roadside eatery is where you can get a taste of authentic Kelantanese cuisine. The price is also affordable, making it a must-visit place for anyone who comes to Kota Bharu.

📍 Jalan Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kampung Belukar Lanjut Kumumin, 16100 Kota Bharu, Kelantan

JOHOR

JOHOR

Pondok Santapan Larkin (halal)

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Johor laksa can rarely be found at hawker stores or restaurants. That is because it requires Dorab wolf-herring and other spices, making it a pretty 💸costly dish to make. Moreover, the profit margin is low, as selling it at a high price might not be a good idea. So Pondok Santapan Larkin's Johor laksa is a rare find indeed.

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The spaghetti noodles (Yes! Johor laksa uses spaghetti noodles) go well with the thick gravy. They are also not stingy with the ingredients, so you can definitely expect a plate of hearty Johor laksa here.

📍 No. 8, Jalan Puyuh Larkin Jaya, Larkin, 80350, Johor

Pondok Santapan Larkin (halal)

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Johor laksa can rarely be found at hawker stores or restaurants. That is because it requires Dorab wolf-herring and other spices, making it a pretty 💸costly dish to make. Moreover, the profit margin is low, as selling it at a high price might not be a good idea. So Pondok Santapan Larkin's Johor laksa is a rare find indeed.

Image Credit: Azlan Sharipin

The spaghetti noodles (Yes! Johor laksa uses spaghetti noodles) go well with the thick gravy. They are also not stingy with the ingredients, so you can definitely expect a plate of hearty Johor laksa here.

📍 No. 8, Jalan Puyuh Larkin Jaya, Larkin, 80350, Johor

SARAWAK

SARAWAK

Laksa Lolita (muslim-friendly)

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Tucked away in a quiet town in Miri, Laksa Lolita is an nice peaceful and quiet place to indulge in a bowl of laksa or two. Do not be turned off by the appearance of this restaurant, as the soft noodles soaked in the savoury broth will make you reflect on your first judgement👀.

📍 349, Jalan Miri - Lutong, Lutong, 98000 Miri, Sarawak

Laksa Lolita (muslim-friendly)

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Tucked away in a quiet town in Miri, Laksa Lolita is an nice peaceful and quiet place to indulge in a bowl of laksa or two. Do not be turned off by the appearance of this restaurant, as the soft noodles soaked in the savoury broth will make you reflect on your first judgement👀.

📍 349, Jalan Miri - Lutong, Lutong, 98000 Miri, Sarawak

Poh Lam Laksa @ Chong Choon Cafe (muslim-friendly)

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Many people come here for their Sarawak laksa. The portion is just right and comes with some large and fresh 🦐prawns. As for the broth, it is light, not oily but, is still packed with flavours from various herbs and spices. During the weekend, this place is often crowded with people. All in all, this is a must-visit place in Miri for Sarawak laksa.

📍 275, Jalan Chan Chin Ann, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak

Poh Lam Laksa @ Chong Choon Cafe (muslim-friendly)

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Many people come here for their Sarawak laksa. The portion is just right and comes with some large and fresh 🦐prawns. As for the broth, it is light, not oily but, is still packed with flavours from various herbs and spices. During the weekend, this place is often crowded with people. All in all, this is a must-visit place in Miri for Sarawak laksa.

📍 275, Jalan Chan Chin Ann, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak

The next time you are in one of these places, don’t forget to try out
these laksa from each state in Malaysia! Or, you can share this list with your
friends and relatives and make them do the tasting first to see if they
live up to their names😂😈.


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