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Top 10 Cheap Places To Eat Near Segi College Penang

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Here we are! Back at it again at another college. Today, we are bringing you Top 10 Cheap Places To Eat Near Segi College Penang. This is going to be a fun list simply because Segi College Penang is located in the heart of Georgetown, and there are so many things to eat there! Are you excited? Because, we are! Let’s get this rollin’!

Top 10 Cheap Places To Eat Near Segi College Penang

1. Padang Kota Lama Food Court

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Not far from Segi College Penang, there’s Padang Kota Lama Food Court right by the sea. Ah, sea breeze and local delicacies sounds like the best way to unwind after a class. The open food court has a lot of hawker stalls including pasembur, mee udang, kerang bakar, maggie goreng, chicken rice, yong tau foo, and many more. Some of the food are cheap whereas some can be very expensive, so choose wisely. It is separated into halal and non-halal section too!

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily except Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

πŸš— 2 minutes | πŸ’° $$ |Β πŸ”– Halal / Non-Halal

2. Penang Esplanade Food Court

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We love this food court because it is shady and the wind is blowing for the sea! Penang Esplanade Food Court is home for the famous mee sotong in Penang. Stir-fried to perfection, their mee sotong has a generous amount of cuttlefish. It is topped off with fresh lime on the side. Combined with the super refreshing coconut shake for the best meal ever! There are other options in the food court including Hainanese chicken chop, ayam penyet with rice, and many more.

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily except Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

πŸš— 2 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Halal

3. Projek Nasi Lemak Box

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Just right in front of Esplanade Food Court, there’s the famous Projek Nasi Lemak Box. It became famous because of their lobster with nasi lemak, but that is expensive, my friends. Unlike the normal nasi lemak you’ll find in Penang, their coconut rice is infused with butterfly pea flower, making the rice a little pastel blue! There are many options for dishes, including fried chicken, sotong, prawns, fishes, and many more. Mixed everything with their spicy sambal for a little kick!

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

πŸš— 2 minutes | πŸ’° $$ |Β πŸ”– Halal

4. Sri Weld Food Court

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One of the most famous food court right here in Penang. Sri Weld Food Court is always packed with people when it comes to lunch hour. We don’t blame them because there are so many good food. It is the house of the famous Ali Nasi Lemak, coconut rice bursting with strong flavours of either anchovies or prawns. Some other hawker stalls include beef noodles, mee sotong, char koay teow, and Taiwanese food, a plate of fried chicken, eggs, vegetable, minced pork sauce, and rice. For sure, you’ll find something you love for you and friends!

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily except Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

πŸš— 3 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Non-Halal

5. Fu Er Dai

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Probably one of the places with a lot of parking compared to the other places suggested on this list. Hee! In every cheap places for colleges list, there is going to be at least one dim sum shop and Fu Er Dai is for Segi College Penang. The spacious store has a variety of dim sum to choose from, both fried and steamed. You need to try their prawn fritters, chee cheong fun, and golden bun ( salted egg yolk bao). The dim sum store also serves porridge and noodles upon order.

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 6:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

πŸš— 4 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Non-Halal

6.Village Coffee Shop

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Who wants some tomyam? Village Coffee Shop, also fondly known as Village Fish Head Bee Hoon serves really good and spicy tomyam. Of course, they have really good fish head soup too! Almost similar to yong tau foo style, you have the option of many ingredients including seafood, meat, all kinds of balls, vegetables, and types of noodles. You can make your own perfect dish. It is noted that the price is reasonable at the coffee shop, but the price you pay highly depends on what you choose!

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 11:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

πŸš— 5 minutes | πŸ’° $$ |Β πŸ”– Non-Halal

7. Thean Thean Cafe

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Located at the same row at Village Coffee Shop, Thean Thean Cafe is a coffee shop with a few local delicacies. They have very delicious wan tan mee, char koay teow, and laksa. The best part is the portioning is quite big too! The highlight of the place is Tang Yen, a glutinous rice ball stall. Tang Yen has been around for more than four generations and that equals to more than 70 years in Penang’s food scene! Wowza! You need to try this, because this is going to be the best part of your college life.

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πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 6:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

πŸš— 5 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Non-Halal

8. Beng Hai Coffee Shop

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Tucked in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Beng Hai Coffee Shop is an oldie but a goody. It is one of the best hidden gems in Penang. The blue and simple coffee shop is widely known for their loh mee. It should be, because the recipe has been passed down from generations to generations. Their Hokkien dish comes in a thick broth, crispy pork lard, pork meat, hard boiled egg, and noodles. Paired it together with loh bak for some loh goodness! By the way, the coffee shop serves really good coffee too!

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily except Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

πŸš— 4 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Non-Halal

9. Roti Bakar Muhibbah

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How to start your day? With a hearty breakfast, of course! Tucked in Transfer Road, it is often patronised by police officers from the police station nearby. The simple store with not many places to sit are known to make half boiled eggs with bread, and bread with kaya, and butter. Apart from that, they have roti canai with half boiled eggs, mee goreng, nasi goreng, and maggi goreng. The food is known to be cheap, and tasty, no wonder it is highly recommended by so many Penangites.

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

πŸš— 7 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Halal

10. Oh Kio Dessert

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Can we eat dessert for lunch? We think we can! Oh Kio Dessert is located right across the Clan Jetties and it is known for their super cheap jelly desserts. Unlike the places listed above, there’s no shop! Just an unpretentious little stall right in front of the road, serving authentic Ai Gaik, a mixture of honey jelly, lychee, lemon, and shaved iced. It is perfect for the sunny afternoons in Penang. You can also order a chendol to satisfy your sweet cravings. Apart from that, there’s a laksa stall nearby. Perfect combination!

πŸ“ Google Map | ⏰ Opens daily, 12:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

πŸš— 5 minutes | πŸ’° $ |Β πŸ”– Pork-Free

That’s the end ofΒ Top 10 Cheap Places To Eat Near Segi College Penang! What have you tried before?

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