Malacca is widely know for its harmonious blend of cultures as well as numerous historical sites. Malacca also offers a big range of eating alternatives, from Chinese, Malay, Indian, Nyonya, Spanish, and fusion delicacies.
To prevent food hunter hunting directionless, I have listed out 15 good food in Malacca in my personal opinion. Hope that will be helpful for those who are the food hunter.
15 Best Food In Malacca You Should Try
- Satay Celup
- Longkang Siham
- Chicken Rice Ball
- Nyonya Assam Laksa
- Durian Puff
- Ikan Bakar Parameswara
- Pineapple Pork Satay + Pineapple Satay Sauce
- Coconut Shake
- Putu Piring
- Lim Kee Bah Kut Teh
- Restaurant Kok Keong
- Eco Tree Skydeck 360
- Nyonya Food
1. Satay Celup
They skewered all the meat, seafood and veggie on bamboo sticks, dipped into a hotpot of thick, spicy peanut sauce. It is crowd packed during holiday and weekend, other days you can get a seat easily. Capital Satay Celup and Ban Lee Siang are the two of more famous in Malacca.
# Capital Satay Celup – No 41, Lorong Bukit Cina, Malacca
** Operation hours: Tuesday – Sunday 4 PM-1 AM ( closed at Monday )
# Ban Lee Siang – No 45 E, Jalan Ong Kim Wee, 75300 Malacca
** Operation hours: Monday – Sunday 4 PM-12.30 AM ( closed at Tuesday )
2. Longkang Siham
Kangkung and cuttlefish was recommended also. The entrance to the back alley is just right next to Madam King’s departmental store.
# Jalan Bunga Raya, Madam King
** Operation hours: Monday – Sunday 6 PM-11 PM ( closed at Tuesday )
3. Chicken Rice Ball
These rice balls are cooked with chicken soup and were hand-shaped into ping pong sized ball. The chicken rice shop has been dishing out scrumptious chicken and other side dishes to their customers, the chicken was so smooth and juicy. The shop closes when ingredients run out.
Also Read: 9 Best Chicken Rice Ball In Malacca
# Hoe Kee Chicken Rice – No 4,6&8, Jalan Hang Jebat , 75200
**Operation hours: Everyday 9 AM-4 PM
4. Nyonya Assam Laksa
Nyonya Laksa consists of taupok, boiled egg and fishballs and served with a mixture of yellow noodles, meehoon. It tastes slightly similar to the sourish Penang Laksa with Assam broth and is fiery spicy.
**Operation hours: Sun-Thu 9.30 AM – 5.90 PM, Fri &Sat 9.30 AM – 8.30 PM.
This is a traditional dessert in Malacca. It made from shaved ice, coconut milk, green starched noodles (made by coconut water and rice) with pandan flavoring and palm sugar. That feeling I can’t describe when you are eating under the sun. You should try it at Jonker88.
6. Durian Puff
This is one of the best durian puff was strongly recommended. Some customers are not a fan of durians but after tried they are not regret and fall in love with it lol!
# Jonker 88
7. Ikan Bakar Parameswara
Greats place for dinner. By the beach with super windy environment. The restaurant offers a lot of seafood, fresh from the sea. You able to pick your own seafood and tell them how to cook it. The price is reasonable.
# Ikan Parameswara – Jalan Paya Ikan, Malacca 75150
**Operation hours: Tuesday – Sunday 5 PM – 12 AM ( closed at Monday )
8. Pineapple Pork Satay + Pineapple Satay Sauce
There have pork and chicken satay and other pork organ satay, prefer the pork satay! The highlight supposed to be the special pineapples satay sauce which is unusual for a normal satay dish.
# Sun May Hiong Satay House – No 50, Jalan Kota Laksamana 1/1 Taman Kota Laksamana
**Operation hours: Monday – Sunday 10 AM – 6 AM ( closed at Tuesday )
If you are the cake lovers, you must come and try it! The mille cake made of many crepe layers with alternating thin layers of sponge and cream. It tastes so light just like be eating a cloud and when digging into the cakes was like shoveling through snow. A great place to head for a lunchtime treat after a burst of crazy shopping.
# Nadeje Plaza Mahkota – G23 & 25, Jalan PM4, Plaza Mahkota 75000 Melaka
**Operation hours: Monday – Sunday 11 AM – 10 PM
10. Coconut Shake
It is a concoction of coconut water, ice cube and vanilla ice cream blended together in a mixer.
# Klebang Original Coconut Shake – Lot 130 Solok Kampung Bahagian Klebang Besar, 75250 Malacca
**Operation hours: Monday – Sunday 11 AM – 6.30 PM, Friday 2.30 PM – 6.30 PM
11. Putu Piring
Fresh steamed local rice cakes with coconut sugar. Putu piring is best eaten when it’s warm. No word to describe how delicious of it, queue may be long but it was truly worth to wait.
# No 252, Jalan Tengkera, Malacca
**Operation hours: Monday – Saturday 6 PM – 10 PM
12. Lim Kee Bah Kut Teh
This was a Bah Kut Teh restaurant frequented by the locals. The soup for the Bah Kut Teh was the herbal one. Their yam rice was quite tasty and even had cubes of yam in it.
# A lot 180, Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho, 75000 Malacca
**Operation hours: Monday – Sunday 7.30 AM – 2.30 PM ( closed at Thursday )
13. Restaurant Kok Keong
A place that recommended by locals. This restaurant is known for its meat soup and yam rice. The meat soup somethimg similar to Bah Kut Teh but different ingredient.
# No 11, Jalan Kampung Pantai, Malacca
**Operation hours: Monday – Saturday 8 AM – 2 PM ( closed at Sunday )
14. Eco Tree Skydeck 360
Skydeck lounge is a relaxing place to meet, simply enjoy a chilled beer with a view of 360º straits of Malacca, refreshing cocktails are served while the live band plays for you.
# No 1, Jalan Melaka Raya 9, 75000 Melaka
**Operation hours: Everyday 6 PM – 1 AM
15. Nyonya Food
A highly recommended nyonya cuisine with a variety of locally cooked dishes with savourly fresh ingredients. Overall environment was clean and airconditioned.
# Amy Heritage Nyonya Cuisine – No 75, Jalan Melaka Raya 26 , Malacca
**Operation hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11.30 AM – 2.30 PM & 6 PM – 10 PM