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Melaka Food Guide

Melaka is famous for Nyonya food. There's a walking street where you can get cheap street food and plenty of upmarket restaurants.

Below is some of the best food in Melaka / Malacca...

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Updated: 2nd November, 2017
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Pak Putra Tandoori & Naan Restaurant

INDIAN RESTAURANT

"Amazing tandoori chicken and ok naan. Very very popular place and open very late."

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Restoran Nancy's Kitchen

NYONYA RESTAURANT

"Popular Nyonya food. I had to queue for about 10 minutes and shared a large table with a couple."

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Capitol Satay

MALAYSIAN RESTAURANT

"Apparently best place for Satay Celup and certainly the most popular."

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Jonker 88

MALAYSIAN RESTAURANT

"I had a bowl of their special laksa (#10K) which was very very strong. Not too spicy but it hit the back of my throat and had to drink water a few times."

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Kocik Kitchen

NYONYA RESTAURANT

"I had Pai Tee (not as good as Nancy’s), Otak Otak (tasty fish cakes in mini banana leaf pouches) and a fried chicken sausage thing. Finished with a delicious cendol (without durian)."

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The Baboon House

INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT

"Nice setting for a tasty (and popular) burger."

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Asam Pedas Claypot Restoran Kota Laksamana

MALAYSIAN RESTAURANT

"I had Asam pedas (literally means sour and spicy) with stingray. It came in a claypot."

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Justberry's Dessert House

MALAYSIAN DESSERT

"I went here for the durian cendol which had been recommended by an article online. It was nice but even though I love durian, I think I prefer my cendol on its own."

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East & West Rendezvous

MALAYSIAN STREET FOOD

"Famous for Nyonya Chang which are ready from about 4pm and cost RM7 (expensive). It's a rice dumpling (coloured blue at the bottom) filled with highly-seasoned pork, mushroom and winter melon."

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Nyonya Story Enterprise

MALAYSIAN DESSERT

"For Nyonya Portugese pineapple tarts. RM15 for a large box of the butter versions."

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Putu Piring Tengkera

MALAYSIAN DESSERT (NOT VISITED)

"I didn't go here, I ran out of time, but it is highly rated."

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Baba Charlie Nyonya Cake

MALAYSIAN DESSERT (NOT VISITED)

"Another branch."

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Donald & Lily

MALAYSIAN RESTAURANT (NOT VISITED)

"Donald and Lily are known to be the first Nyonya hawker in the Peranakan capital of Malacca, Malaysia. Now roosting in this food shop, their range of popular Nyonya snacks and dishes have found favour with many."

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Sun May Hiong Satay House

MALAYSIAN RESTAURANT (NOT VISITED)

"Watch carefully at how inventive this signboard-less little stall is. The weather beaten wood fire grill has a trough of water so steam and moisture the satay skewers as it fires up over the smoky charcoal heat."

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Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes

MALAYSIAN DESSERT (NOT VISITED)

"At Wed Night Market."

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Baba Charlie Nyonya Cakes

MALAYSIAN DESSERT (NOT VISITED)

"Another branch."

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