In today’s article, you’ll be astonished by how many late-night supper spots you’ve missed throughout your life in Penang. This is something you would want to steady your excitement for. Ever wonder what’s life going to be without friends asking where to eat every night when you’re having an empty stomach and urge of a hungry wolf? Then you got yourself a treat right here!
10 Underrated supper Spots in Penang (2019)
1. Kristal Seafood
Do you have too much craving for different kind of dishes? Then this might just be your spot! Kristal Seafood offers an extensive mishmash of dishes to be ordered and cooked. The Sizzling Pan Tofu with eggs underneath, Kung Pao dishes and Minced Pork Stir Fry with Green Beans cannot be missed out. Do you think one bowl of rice will be enough? Well, you might reconsider that once your tongue takes over you.
Address: 224-B, Jalan Burma, 10350 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 5:30 PM – 1 AM (Opens Daily)
2. Latif Tomyam
This may seem like a very normal spot. If you’re a Malay dishes’ lover looking to hang out with your friends and chill, this will be your stop. They offer deep fried crackers that are crazily cheap and tasty, you would not want to stop ordering one after another, giving yourself and endless crave. They have various types of fried rice, chickens, fishes, squids and so much more!
Address: Jalan C.Y. Choy, 10300 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 5:30 PM – 1 AM (Opens Daily)
3. Fujiwara Tomyum Noodles House
This is a place themed like the classic Initial D’s Tofu Shop and it even has an AE86(Toyota Corolla) parked in front! Noodles enthusiast, you’ve found yourself in a perfect spot. Despite being a noodle house, they’re famous for their Signature Minced Pork with Egg. You’ll find yourself craving for their Taiwan Snacks and how good their noodles taste. Don’t worry about the beverages because they offer Towers of drinks.
Address: 38a, Lebuh Tye Sin, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 11 PM (Opens Daily)
4. Burger Stall
This burger stall is not your ordinary burger stall, it doesn’t really have a name. A Malay young man named Shah started this business and everyone who’s ever been there is called by “Bro”. The Spicy Chicken Deluxe filled with hot sauce has maximum satisfaction for a spicy and crispy food addict. Don’t be shy to ask for mozzarella cheese that has an amazing extensible length to be top on any food you order. This will be the place you’d remember for its friendliness and tastiness.
Address: Borneo Kopitiam, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 7 PM- 1 AM (Close on Sunday)
5. Blok 5
Blok 5 is a new spot to enjoy heavy supper if you’re starving like 2012 just ended. They are famous for their Nasi Goreng and Char Koay Teow not to mention the Cheesy Nachos that will make you wonder if cheese is even legal. Even though it’s placed below an apartment, it is very crowded. This spot has an amazing outlook with all the lights decoration. It may seem simple but it’s definitely creative. What’s better than good food with amazing deals and the perfect environment?
Address: Blok5, Flat Jalan Tengah, Bayan Baru, Bayan Lepas, 11950, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 5 PM – 11 PM (Opens Daily)
6. Gia Xiang Steamboat Restaurant
If you’re looking to store lots of food in your belly, this is where your hibernation takes place. Steamboat restaurants are usually pricey, but this is an exception. They have four types of soup base but the all-time favorite “Sichuan Mala” soup is the best for a spicy experience through the roof. You’ll find yourself constantly refilling their inexpensive sides to dip in the hot soup. Don’t worry about leaving with an empty stomach because this will change your mind before you even realize.
Address: 8, Jalan Krian, George Town, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 5 PM–3 AM (Opens Daily)
7. Chong Qing Lao Huo Guo
Chong Qing has always been famous for its spicy soup that gives you a numb every time you taste it. This spot has all the things you’ve ever wanted in Steamboat with all the mouthwatering dipping sauce with over 10 choices that you can mix it yourself. The drinks are nothing fancy but the tastes are something you would’ve to imagine in heaven. Why? With all the spiciness you’ve taken in, all the drinks are heavenly. Do not let the looks deceive you. This is a spot you must definitely check it out if you’re looking for a cozy environment and breathtaking meals at midnight.
Address: 41, Jalan Kelawai, George Town, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 12 AM–2 PM, 5 PM–12 AM
8.Lok Lok Supreme Restaurant
This lok lok restaurant is not the typical roadside lok lok you have encountered. The name of the restaurant is based on the legendary Chinese Oddessey Sun Wukong who was trying to save his lover Zi Xia. Each one of the lok lok’s is placed in a bowl and sit on the conveyor belt giving you a sushi-like experience eating lok lok. The food is amazing and most certainly a great deal. This is one of the best places to end your desires for savoring street food in an air-conditioned restaurant.
Address: Jalan Sri Bahari, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: Sunday-Thursday 6PM-2AM, Friday-Saturday 6PM-3AM
9. Mall’s Cafe
Mall’s Cafe is a point where Tomyum noodles seekers gather around to eat their treasured dish. This is where you find what you actually like in a Tomyum noodles bowl because you’ll have the tongs to pick up your favorite food to be cooked with the noodles. You would question yourself if you’ve picked too much over and over again but you’ll never regret taking in that much because it’s simply tasty. But if you’re not really that into spicy soup, they also offer clear soup, so don’t worry about not blending in with your friends who best-loved spiciness. Wait! Don’t leave just yet, we have one final stop.
Address: 33, Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 10100 Georgetown
Operating Hours: 6 PM-3 AM (Opens Daily)
We’re pretty sure you’ve heard about the burger and nasi lemak in this place. If you’re not looking to travel too far for food and you’re living in Georgetown, today’s your luck! Alamak has recently opened in a whole new location and the foods are still amazing. Let’s be frank, who would deny the portions they’re giving, the pungent and the pleasant environment. You will be stunned by how the environments, foods, and drinks mix as one.
Address: 175, Jalan Argyll, George Town, 10050 George Town
Operating Hours: 6:30 PM–2:30 AM (Opens Daily)
10 Underrated Supper Spots in Penang
It seems that we’ve reached an end of this article. If you’re always awake at wee hours, you should take advantage of that and check out those spots listed above. Trust our judgment foodies, as your empty stomach shall show you the way. We are not omniscient so feel free to drop more suggestions in the comments down below.
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