Hello foodies, greetings from the Foodie Fam! Fish noodles soup is highly adored among the Penangites, and it’s what we usually have as comfort food after a long day. A good bowl of fish noodles soup just hits differently than other food, ya know. If you’re doubting about how a bowl of fish noodles soup will be able to satisfy us, then give us the honour to enlighten you. Continue reading to find out!
10 Best Fish Noodles Soup That Will Hit The Spot
1. Ru Yi Cafe
Best known for their fried fish noodles soup, each piece of the fish is so thoroughly deep-fried to the perfect texture and crunchiness, and also including enough flavour to bring colour to the soup. Of course, you can also opt to cook your fish together with the soup, bringing another type of character to the bowl of goodness. If you decided to try out the tom yam flavoured soup, you’re in for a big treat!
📍 32, Gat Lebuh Macallum, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 11.30am – 9.30pm (Mon – Wed, Fri); 10.15am – 9.30am (Sat & Sun); Closed on Thursday.
2. Fish Head Bee Hoon @ Lorong Perak
They’re making everything healthier by sticking to the traditional decades-old recipe of cooking fish noodles soup which is naturally the best way, no room for negotiation here. The freshness of the fish is guaranteed, so no need to sweat about the pungent fishy smell. Remember to dip the tender fish into the chopped chillies for an extra flavour!
📍 Lorong Perak, Jelutong, 11600 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
5pm – 10.30pm (Daily)
3. Tong Lek 8 Fried Fish Bee Hoon
Tucked in one of the shop lots of Macalister Road, this spot is truly a gem hidden beneath the busy streets. With an old-school ambience and simple interior, surprisingly their fish noodles soup tastes better when you dine in. The serving portion here seems a lot heartier than other places. To preserve the crispiness of their fried fish, they serve them separately. Looking for sweet and sour soup for a punch to the gut? Then, their spicy and sour fish noodles soup is what you’ve been searching.
📍 156, Jalan Macalister, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 7am – 10.30pm (Closed on Tuesday)
4. Habee’s Kitchen 哈吡食馆
Conveniently located in Nagore Square where it’s always overflowing with good cafes and also local eateries, look for Habee’s Kitchen instead because they’re here to elevate your mood to the next level with their fish noodles soup. With flavours like milk soup with cooking wine, bitter gourd soup, tomato broth and Sabah tom yam, you won’t be bored by this place at all!
📍 Nagore Square, George Town 15 & 17, Jalan Bawasah, Georgetown, 10050 George Town, Penang.
🕐 10.30am – 3pm, 5.30pm – 10pm (Closed on Tuesday)
5. Wong Chau Jun Restaurant
Big chunks of fresh fish are thrown into the soup to be cooked together, thus letting the fish exudes its sweetness and flavour to the soup. Served traditionally in a clay pot, rest assured that your soup will still be warm when you’re almost near the end. We recommend tasting the spicy and sour soup if you’re looking for a deeper and palate-stirring flavour.
📍 73, Jalan Rangoon, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 8am – 2.30pm (Closed on Tuesday)
6. L Kitchen 李月香 粥麵饭
Teo Chew Style Spicy and Sour soup wins all, with an exciting jolting sour taste to the taste bud. Very appetizing from the beginning to the end. The noodles are at the perfect softness and the fish is cooked utterly to a delightful tenderness. They too offer soup flavours of clear soup and tom yam, you have got to try them out. L Kitchen will surely be your next favourite place for a meal!
📍 141, Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 11.30am – 4pm, 6pm – 9pm (Closed on Thursday)
7. Chew Kee 釗記炒河粉、鱼頭米粉
The highlights of Che Kee are char hor fun and not forgetting, fish noodles soup which you came here for. Not only the broth’s thick and creamy, when it’s accompanied by the fried fish, it becomes a deadly combination that cannot be ignored. Thus, you really have to listen to us and give them a try!
📍 51, Lorong Seckchuan, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 6pm – 11.15pm (Closed on Wed, Thurs and Sun)
8. Ka Bee Cafe
Here, you’re given the options to add fish pieces, deep fried mantis prawns, fish balls and pork balls into the soup, tom yam and clear soup. Deep fried garlic and oil give the soup an aromatic flavour that you can’t get enough of. They’re said to serve of the best tom yam noodles in town, you have to confirm for yourself!
📍 49, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 11am – 2.30pm, 5pm – 10.30pm (Closed on Sunday)
9. Lucky Seafood Noodles Lebuh Carnarvon
If you know how to enjoy a bowl of sweet and spicy soup, you’d agree with us the soup served here is top notch with good taste and quality. Rest assured, fish is fresh, noodles are of perfect texture and soup is flavourful providing a burst of sweetness and sourness you need!
📍 12, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 12pm – 10pm (Closed on Friday)
10. Village Fish Head Bee Hoon
Most popular and well-celebrated spot for fish noodles soup is no one else but them, Village Fish Head Bee Hoon. It would be rude for us not to include them in the list as they’re the real OG in the game. So, this is what we call the best for the last! The spiciness is out of this world, so prepare yourself!
📍 10300, 37, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 12pm – 11.30pm (Daily)
10 Best Fish Noodles Soup That Will Hit The Spot
What do you think of the list? If we’ve missed out on your favourite spot, we deeply apologise and do tell us about it in the comment section. Hit ‘like’ if you agree that fish noodles soup is very soul-comforting and heart-warming. And, we shall see you in the next one!
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