Hey, foodies! Greetings to everybody, how are you guys doing? Have you read our previous article about loh mee? Did you guys manage to try every stall on the list? Buckle up, because today we’re bringing you 8 chee cheong fun spots you should definitely try in Penang. We’re rediscovering Penang once again with all these listicles of must-eat local delights, let’s jump into it!
10 Yummy Chee Cheong Fun You Need To Try In Penang
1. Genting Cafe
Rightfully on the top of the list, we have the popular and much-favoured chee cheong fun from Genting Cafe that everyone would think of when it comes to the said dish. The texture of rice noodles is pivotal when you want to make a good plate of chee cheong fun, and they nailed it perfectly. By adding the peanut-infused dark prawn paste, drizzled with chilli, happy tummy guaranteed!
📍 Lorong Delima 3, Taman Island Glades, 11700 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 7am – 4pm (Closed on Wednesday)
2. Seow Fong Lye Cafe
Imagine having to queue easily 15 minutes just to have a plate of freshly made chee cheong fun, says a lot about the taste. The springy rice noodles topped with the dark prawn paste and chilli exudes sweetness and saltiness that blend well to bring you a chopsticks-licking experience. It’s different than most places, too delightful to miss!
📍 94, Lorong Macalister, George Town, 11400 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 7.30am – 12pm (Daily)
3. Chee Chong Fun 甄富猪肠粉
4. Lorong Baru Food Junction
Tucked in the streets where you can find all kinds of local delights from satay, char koay teow to hokkien mee, hook yourself up to a plate of chee cheong fun. That’s because the rice noodles here are so nicely done and it comes with a good crunch due to the sprinkles of sesame. Sauces are put by the side for your own way of enjoyment – mix together or have it separately, up to you to decide!
📍 Lorong Baru, George Town, 10450 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 4pm – 11pm (Closed on Wednesday)
5. Sin Guat Keong Coffee Shop
As a nice finishing touch, they garnished the chee cheong fun with sesame and fried shallots for an even more flavourful dining experience. This place serves what we would call a good old plate of chee cheong fun, with the prawn paste just hitting in all the right places. Enough thickness and stickiness to make it real-pleasant when you put it in your mouth!
📍 86, Lebuh Kimberley, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 12pm – 6pm (Daily or until it’s finished)
6. HK Boy Cart Noodle
Drenched to the core with peanut butter sauce instead of the usual regular prawn paste, this dish brings more of a dessert kind of vibe but trust me, it’s good for any time as well. The sweet and creamy peanut butter makes every mouthful tastes so yummy!
📍 Unit 73-1-1, Ideal@The One, Jalan Mahsuri, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Penang.
🕐 11am – 3.30pm, 5.30pm – 10pm (Daily)
7. Restaurant 1288 美食中心
Nothing but praises for this Hong Kong styled chee cheong fun that brings forth a totally different experience onto the table. Instead of prawn paste, this chee cheong fun consists of char siew and shrimps. Splashes of sesame oil and spicy chilli sauce, a deadly combo that will make you go mmmph!
📍 Lintang Paya Terubong 1, 11500 Air Itam, Penang.
🕐 4.30pm – 10pm (Daily)
8. Restaurant 1288 美食中心
Unlike the common prawn paste you get outside, they serve their pristine rice noodles with aromatic curry chicken instead with big chunks of tender chicken. Guaranteed you’re going to chow it down in just minutes. If you’re more of a spicy person, then this is the place to be!
📍 171-B, Lebuh Victoria, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 8.30am – 8.30pm (Daily)
9. B Garden Cafe
Usually, chee cheong fun is kept ready in a steamer so they’re no different. The rice noodles here are then served with condiments such as dark prawn paste, chilli sauce, oil and sprinkled with sesame seeds which results in a Penang styled chee cheong fun whom everyone is familiar with. Now, you know where to drop by for a quick fix!
📍 Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim, Jelutong, 11600 Jelutong, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 10am – 10pm (Daily)
10. Restoran Zim Sum
Thinking about what to have for breakfast? The next place on the list is the ever-crowded dim sum spot everyone flocks to in the morning and let us tell you what to try right here. Flavourful fillings are wrapped with smooth and soft rice noodles offering a good and firm texture. Add the chilli sauce according to the spicy level you desire!
📍 No. 62, Jalan Macalister, Georgetown, 10450 George Town, Penang
🕐 6.30am – 2pm (Closed on Tuesday)
10 Yummy Chee Cheong Fun You Need To Try In Penang
So, did we manage to hit the spot with this listicle of ours? What do you think about these spots? Do let us know if we’ve missed out on any of your favourite spots! We hope that you’ll rock the rest of the week with this new-found information introducing all the good chee cheong fun places in Penang!
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