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Possibly the Best Nasi Kandar in Penang

Penang Nasi Kandar

About the Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar in Penang Island

Looking for the best nasi kandar in Penang?

Then head out to this restaurant located in Kampung Melayu in Air Itam for its divine signature dish.

This restaurant has been in business for over 35 years. The nasi kandar served here is possibly Penang’s best kept secret that is famous not only to locals but to non-locals as well.

Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar

Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar

VIPs who had eaten here before

Abdul Nazr Abdul Razak who is the proud owner of this restaurant mentioned that one of his VIP regulars is former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohd., who often savored the restaurant nasi kandar on his visit to Penang Island.

Other VIP regulars are Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Finance Minister II Tan Sri Nor Yakcub. They have made orders which are taken to Kuala Lumpur by their friends or aides for functions. The restaurant offers over-the-telephone orders for customers who request packed dishes to Kuala Lumpur.

What’s so special about the nasi kandar

The mouth watering home cooked nasi kandar served here comes with about 15 types of dishes with the beef, chicken and fish curries being the favorites.

The dishes are carefully prepared with fine ingredients and a well-balance mix of spices. The aroma of the dishes certainly makes you feel hungry as soon as you arrive here.

The long queue of crowd gathered is certainly not a deterrent to most patrons.

Kampung Melayu Nasi Kandar

The mouth watering nasi kandar where you could choose whether you want to go for the fish or chicken curry.

Business hours and how to get there

The restaurant is open 6:30am to 12noon and days off are not fixed.

Stall is located on the ground floor of the two-block flat at Kampung Melayu, Air Itam.

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