Top 10 Fulfilling Breakfast Spots You Should Try In Butterworth 2020

Hello, Penang foodies. We always hear our parents saying ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’. It’s probably right because a good breakfast will brighten up your mood and get your day started on a high note. So this time, we’re bringing you to 10 hearty breakfast spots in Butterworth that even late risers are willing to get up early for it.

Top 10 Fulfilling Breakfast Spots In Butterworth 2020

1. Buns & Bowl

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First on our list is Buns & Bowl. That’s because we know both kids and the elderly are going to love this. It’s a soft and fluffy hot bun that’s stuffed with Bahu or Pork Floss. With a variety of traditional fillings to choose from, this delicacy brings back so many memories. Aside from that, they also have really good olden days Tong Sui too. So don’t miss out on this hidden spot in Butterworth!

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 7:30AM – 4PM (Closed on Monday)

Address: Taman Mesra Permai, 13400 Butterworth, Penang.

2. Chaw Choon Dim Sum

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Ask a person from Butterworth about Dim Sum, and they’ll answer it’s at Chaw Choon. Occupying 3 stores in a row, you’ll easily spot them from far. Assorted Dim Sum for selection, you’ve got to queue up in line to get your favourite Dim Sum. Unless you’re only getting the fried food because they’ll be going around in pushing carts. P.S. they’ve got really good Egg Tarts so give it a try when you’re nearby!

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 6AM – 1PM

Address: 6970, Jalan Raja Uda, Raja Uda Industrial Estate, 12300 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.


3. Xin Feng Kopitiam

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Located near the Prai Industrial Area, you’ll be surprised that this hidden gem sells one of the best Koay Teow Soup in town. The boss cooks each bowl of Koay Teow Soup separately to maintain its flavours and quality. Oh and don’t forget to tell the ‘Tao Keh’ to crack an egg into the soup too! You’re going to love this as much as we do! Secretly telling you this, but the Hakka Tai Lok Mee here is really good too.

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 6AM – 3PM

Address: 111, Medan Kikik 1, Taman Inderawasih, 13600 Perai, Pulau Pinang.

4. Noor Mee Kuah

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Next up the list is a Mee Goreng place that you have to try! Just look at the photo, doesn’t it make you drool? Well-known for their Mee Goreng with Sotong (Cuttlefish), the red sauce has a little spicy kick that makes you want to eat more. We also recommend their Pasembur too. Every bite is filled with crunchy fritters that are drizzled with a delicious thick gravy. So trust us on this.

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Status: Halal

Operating Hours: 8AM – 10PM

Address: P7, Bagan Luar, 12200 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.

5. Ah Kok Hokkien Mee

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It’s not easy to survive the competitive market of street foods, let alone that Penang is a street food paradise. But Ah Kok Hokkien Mee is one of those spots that have left many people coming back for more. Cooked in pork bone and prawn shells, this flavourful broth is boiled for hours and seasoned towards the sweet side. Making it an addictive bowl of deliciousness that’s perfect for the morning.

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 7:15AM – 4PM (Closed on Monday)

Address: 7111, Jalan Raja Uda, Taman Ceri, 12300 Butterworth, Penang.


6. Luan Fong Kopitiam

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Established since the 1960s, Luan Fong Kopitiam is a traditional Hainanese coffee shop that sells a number of creative sandwiches to delicious beef noodles. One of the most popular sandwich choices is their Apple Tuna Sandwich. Yes, you’ve heard it right. Fresh apple pieces that are cut in bite sizes mixed with mayonnaise tuna spread, it’s a crunchy yet refreshing toast to have in the morning!

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Status: Halal

Operating Hours: 7AM – 3PM

Address: 1, Lorong Bagan Luar 3, Bagan Luar, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.

7. Ah Khoon Loh Mee

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If you’re looking for a heartwarming breakfast, then you’ve got to try Ah Khoon Loh Mee. This flavourful bowl of Loh Mee comes with a spoonful of freshly chopped garlic that brings a crunchy texture to the silky smooth gravy. And if you like a spicy punch in your food, simply add a spoonful of sambal! It’s a popular spot for locals to grab a quick and delicious breakfast, so come early to avoid the line!

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 7AM – 2PM (Closed on Friday)

Address: 1, Lorong Bagan Luar 3, Bagan Luar, 12000 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.

8. Garden Feel Cafe

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Feeling Western for breakfast? Then Garden Feel Cafe is your must-go place! Serving local twist of Western food from Cheesy Egg In Toast to Golden Omelette, its food is full of good surprises. Looking quite normal from the exterior. But once you cut into the bread, you’ll see gooey egg yolk and melting cheese oozing out the centre of the toast. It’s just so irresistible!

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 8AM – 3:30PM (Closed on Tuesday)

Address: 4601, Jalan Ong Yi How, Kampung Simpah, 13400 Butterworth, Penang.


9. Apollo Market

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Being one of the biggest wet markets in Butterworth, it also has a wide range of local delicacies. And a must-try here is the Fried Yam Dumplings (芋角). Sold by an uncle for more than 30 years, there’s still a queue in front of his stall every day. Be careful when you bite into this delicious ball of goodness because the meat filling is very juicy. And did we mention the Wan Tan Mee here is famous too?

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: 6:30AM – 12PM

Address: 13000, 1-13, Lorong Bunga Raya 12, Taman Bunga Raya, 13000 Butterworth, Penang.

10. 7 Village Noodle House

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What’s better than having a hot bowl of Koay Teow Soup in the morning to warm up your belly? 7 Village Noodle House is famous for its Koay Teow Soup and its other side dishes like Spring Rolls, Loh Bak, and Chicken Feet. Smooth and thin Koay Teow noodles that absorbs the clear savoury soup, it’s a mouthful of flavours and textures. So drop by here to slurp up a tasty bowl of goodness!

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Status: Non-Halal

Operating Hours: (Mon-Sat) 7:30AM – 5PM | (Sun) 7:30AM – 1PM

Address: 6, 8 & 10, Lorong Ceri 6, Taman Aman Jaya, 12300 Butterworth, Pulau Pinang.

List: Top 10 Fulfilling Breakfast Spots You Should Try In Butterworth 2020

We’ve come to the end of our list of “Top 10 Fulfilling Breakfast Spots You Should Try In Butterworth 2020” and we hope this is a helpful guide to you all foodies who want to explore Butterworth. Let us know if you’ve got any recommendations in the comment section below and see you in the next post!

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