Malaysia - What and where to eat in Malacca?

Other than being one of the UNESCO heritage in Malaysia, Malacca is one of my favorite places to go when I need a short getaway food trip. From a simple bowl of Asam Laksa to Rojak, these food are worth every calories. While there are many must-eat Food in Malacca, here are my two cent

Tip: We book our bus ticket from Catch that bus so we can compare the prices at glance.


Jonker 88
Jonker 88 is no doubt my favorite place in Malacca. They sell all the good stuff under one roof. From Asam Laksa to Rojak and then Cendol. This is the place that made me fall in love with Asam Laksa! The glass noodles are perfectly cook - Smooth, silky and a little chewier compare to others.

Unlike normal laksa, the broth is a little spicy and sour which makes it very appetizing! I love how well the broth goes well with all the ingredient inside! Especially the fried wonton! Although we had dinner before the trip to Jonker 88, we still think the Asam Laksa good! PS: Order the big bowl!    

Another item that should not be missed is the Baba Rojak. It was sold out during my previous trip there. Thankfully I manage to secure the last bowl of Baba Rojak on my recent trip. The Rojak sauce is slightly sweeter than the ones I had but still not so bad. Not sure if it is because of last plate but the portion were really generous. 

And yes do not leave without completing the meal – with Cendol. While there are many cendol in Malacca, this is still my favorite among all. Some may disagree with me but I like how the Gula Melaka texture is slightly more sticky and slightly sweeter than others. Ate twice and I recommend you to eat there instead of taking it out. When you order take-out, the Pandan Jelly freeze and becomes hard.
Jonker 88 - 88, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia

Loh Yong Mao/ Rong Mao Dim sum
Initially we were still thinking if we should book our hotel with breakfast. On second thought we decided to give it a missed. Well, who need an international Breakfast buffet when you are in Malacca. right?

Thankfully we made the right choice to visit this Chinese dim sum restaurant located near Jonker street.I love the Salted Custard Bao the most because the skin is not overly thick and lots of Liu Sha ( salted egg yolk cream + butter) just ooze out naturally. Ahhhh ~  Then it was the siew mai. The pork in the siew mai is really nice and juicy.

Give the Ha kaw a missed cause I can never eat them together. The Hawkaw skin is too thick and sticky. It prefers to stick to the metal plate than letting me have it together with the prawn. Order the herbal chicken because its good! We only manage to secure 2 piece as we were super late and most item were sold out. Another must try item is the pork rib – Fresh, juicy and most importantly not over cooked. Well, remember not to over eat because you got to leave your stomach for more stuff.
Low Yong Moh 32, Jalan Tokong, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia Tel:+60 6-282 1235

Loy Satay Lung Ann Refreshment Kopitiam
Right after our breakfast at Low Yong Moh, we walk over to Loy Satay Lung Ann Refreshment Kopitiam at the other end of Jonker Street to try out the famous pork satay! While the pork satay didn’t manage to surprise me, the Kaya Toast did! It was so good! Old school style Kaya toast with a nice cup of coffee, it definitely refresh one!
Loy Satay Lung Ann Refreshment Kopitiam -  93/807, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka, Malaysia

Nadeja 
The first crepe cake I tried in my life was from Nadeja. My brother painstakingly bought 1 large crepe cake back from Malacca for us! Seriously, it set the benchmark a little too high for others to win me over. Although there are many flavors, the original is still the best. Second was the Green Tea Crepe cake and then Rum & Raisin. We tried other cakes but find them mediocre. The downside, not cheap at all. If you are planning to bring it back to Singapore, prepare to pay a little more for the cooler bag as well as ice pack. But its all worth it! 
 Nadeja - Multiple outlet 

Capitol Satay Celop
Very popular with tourist as well as local-tourist, this place is where everyone goes to for “Loklok” - Skewers. Dip with satay sauce, this loklok definitely has its way to many people’s heart. Despite the snake long queue, I still can’t figure what’s the hype is about. Food is very affordable but I feel that the variety is quite limited. Probably the first and last time there!
Capitol Satay Celop - 41, Lorong Bukit Cina, Bandar Hilir, 75100 Melaka, Malaysia

Cottage Spices Nyonya Restaurant
Highly recommended by trip advisor, I honestly think that this place is not for the local. Although food was decent but it does not justify for the price paid. My favorite among all is the "prawn curry" and the egg! They are good! 
Cottage Spice Nyonya -171, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka. Tel: 06-283 5040

Street food @ Jonker
While there are many street food out there, we manage to try most of them. #perksofwalkingingroups 
Watermelon to quench the thirst! 10 Rm for the cute little watermelon but well, cute right? Haha
Bibik Chendol, pretty good cendol! Although the Gula Melaka is more watery ( i prefer it to be sticky) the green pandan is good! I could taste the strong pandan! Unlike the ones sold in Jonker 88, the green pandan is pack separately! This way, it won't harden! 
一口puff,nothing special
Do try out the flavored quail egg and coconut milkshake! They are pretty good too! Although the street food along Jonker street is not cheap, it was a fun experience!
Can't wait for the next Food Trip to Penang ~

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