Have you guys ever craved for a super supper spot but there isn’t just any that comes to your mind? Well, we’ve got you covered. There’s a bomb addition to Penang’s supper scene aside from the renowned Abu Mamak, Ali Mamak and Alamak. Introducing: BLOK 5! It’s literally located right below Blok 5 apartment in Bayan Baru hence the name. Are you guys ready to find out what’s on the menu?
Let’s begin our journey of BLOK 5 with the ambience and atmosphere. From afar, you’ll be able to spot this place as it is heavenly decorated with bright lights and tents. Encompassing a wide space, BLOK 5 is the perfect place for patrons from all walks of life. They also cater to large crowds so if you’re looking for a birthday celebration spot, don’t forget about BLOK 5. Though it only has outdoor seatings, the place still has excellent ventilation possibly due to the open space surrounding it. Now that we’re done with the overall atmosphere, let’s move on to the long-awaited section, food review!
If you want a one-word description for the food at BLOK 5, you’re probably gonna be so disappointed. This is because there isn’t just one adjective that could befit the entire dining experience at BLOK 5. It’s a combination of divine, scrumptious, heavenly, unique and also affordable. 5 adjectives for BLOK 5, coincidence? We highly doubt so. They have a wide variety of food served here ranging from Nasi Lemak to Pasta and all the way to crispy Nachos that are perfect for some supper snacking. While their cooking involves some heavy flambe, you don’t need to worry about burning any hole in your pocket at BLOK 5. Every item here is priced at a maximum of RM10 only. Let’s get down to it, shall we?
Nasi Goreng Ayam Crispy (RM 6)
The Nasi Goreng Ayam Crispy comes with crispy fried chicken, fried egg and accompanied with sambal that has an extra spicy kick to it. Pair all of them into one single bite and it’s a firework of flavours on your tastebuds, with a lingering spicy after-taste. Think you’ve got the spicy-tolerant gene in you? Try out the Nasi Goreng Ayam Crispy and see if you can live up to the challenge!
Nachos Cheese (RM 5.50)
We all know how good nachos are especially when they are combined with cheese. That gooey cheese which complements with the crispy nachos..truly a pair made in heaven. BLOK 5 is extremely generous when it comes to the cheese topping. They don’t just dump cheese atop nachos, they actually melt the cheese after so what you get is a plate of heavenly yellow, oozy, crunchy nachos cheese. Need we say more? Oh wait, they also add their personal rendition by including chillies and onions. Some may find it a tad out of the norm but it’s this diversion from the norm that makes BLOK 5 visit-worthy.
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Address: Blok5, Flat Jalan Tengah, Bayan Baru, Bayan Lepas, 11950 Penang
Operating Hours: 5 PM – 11 PM (Opens Daily)
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