Char Kway Teow

Penang Char Kueh Teow (Fried Koay Teow)
Stalls selling ‘Char Koay Teow’ (sometimes spelt ‘Char Kway Teow’) seen in many parts of Malaysia often has a sign saying 'Penang Char Koay Teow'. Char Koay Teow  certainly has its origin in Penang.
‘Koay Teow’ is a soft flat white (flat) noodle made from rice flour, and is fried with lots of bean sprout, prawns, cockles, eggs and spring onions.
Check out some of popular and best Char Koay Teow stall in Penang:

  • 82, Lorong Selamat and Other coffee shop along Lorong Selamat, George Town
  • Ah Leng Char Koay Teow, Jalan Datuk Keramat, next door to Starview Restaurant, George Town
  • Ping Hooi coffee shop, Lebuh Carnavon and Lebuh Melayu junction, George Town
  • Kafe Mandarin, Lorong Delima 5, Island Glades
  • BB restaurant, opposite Hawker centre, (Sunshine Square area), Persiaran Mayangpasir 2, Bayan Baru
  • Stall No 42, Hawker Centre at Batu Lancang market, Batu Lancang; afternoon
  • Sisters Fried Kway Teow, Lam Heng Cafe, 185, Macalister Road, Pulau Tikus
  • Stall outside Kedai Kopi Sin Guat Keong; Corner of Kimberly Street and Cintra Street, george Town; Open 6pm-12.30am.
  • Char Kway Kak : Pushcart outside Seow Fong Lye Cafe 94C, Macalister Lane. Open 7.30am-1pm. Days off not fixed.
  • Siam Road Char Koay Teow, stall at Junction of Jalan Anson and Jalan Siam. Open 3-9pm; closes Sun and Mon.

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