Best Chicken Rice in KL

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What’s the one thing that everyone can eat during lunch time? The good old famous chicken rice! Chicken rice can be found anywhere in Kuala Lumpur and why rush through the lunch hours with mediocre ones? Chicken rice is traditionally a Chinese dish with either white rice or oily rice and some of the best ones are right here in KL. Here is a list of the best chicken rice in the heart of Kuala Lumpur!

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    Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman Wong KeeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    This is the most famous roast pork and chicken rice stall in the whole area of Pudu! It is said that the waiters of this famous stall won’t take your orders after 12.30pm as crowds gather everyday just to get a piece of their famous and crispy roast pork! While the roast pork here is wildly popular and sought after, the chicken isn’t below its par as well. Roasted tenderly and crispy on the skin, it’s a great lunch time treat!
    Tips

    Be there before 12pm & be patient as you have to wait up to 30 minutes

    Things to expect

    Noisy hawker stall environment!

    Best with

    Teh Ais

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman Wong Kee View restaurant

    30, Jalan Nyonya, Off Jalan Pudu, Pudu, 55100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    03-2145-2512

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    12:30AM—02:30PM
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    Restaurant Loke YunNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Dubbed one of the top 5 best chicken rice by Free Malaysia Today, the chicken rice at this store is so popular, they have their own website! The owner of Loke Yun, Phang Kee Kim, was given the “King of Hainanese Chicken Rice” award by Guang Ming Daily back in 2007. Although it’s a bit hard to find its location, the good food and excellent service made up for it. With traditional Hainanese recipes from Phang’s father, Loke Yun has successfully maintained the quality and distinction of its chicken rice for more than 40 years!
    Tips

    Only steamed chicken is sold & it is located near the Ampang LRT Station & Ampang Police Station

    Things to expect

    Air-conditioned and clean environment

    Best with

    Its special homemade ginger & chili paste

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Restaurant Loke Yun View restaurant

    No. 158, Jalan Besar Ampang, Pekan Ampang, 68000, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    03-4291-9884

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    10:30AM—08:30PM
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    Nasi Ayam Kam KeeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Located just a few doors away from the Swiss Hotel, it is also near Petaling Street if you’re not familiar with the busy streets of Kuala Lumpur. One thing that separates the chicken rice in Kam Kee and other places is that Kam Kee uses both free-ranged and farm-ranged chickens. Besides chicken, they also serve beef brisket soup which not many chicken rice places would provide. Reasonably priced and satisfying to the tummy!
    Tips

    Order the free-ranged chicken for juicier and slightly more tender meat!

    Things to expect

    Really fragrant and flavourful rice

    Best with

    Beef Brisket Soup

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Nasi Ayam Kam Kee View restaurant

    42, Jalan Sultan, 50000, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    10:00AM—03:00PM
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    San Peng Road Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Located at Jalan San Peng at the Pudu area, it reportedly serves the best roasted caramelized barbeque pork aka char siew and steamed chicken. Its steamed chicken is succulent and tender with just the right amount of light soya sauce drenched on top of it. For those who prefer chicken crispy, order a person’s serving of the crispy roast chicken and pork and you’re good to go for the afternoon!
    Tips

    It has a white board with red and blue words in Chinese and English outside the stall

    Things to expect

    Yummy steamed chicken!

    Best with

    Char Siew

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    San Peng Road Chicken Rice View restaurant

    No. 46, Jalan San Peng, Off Jalan Loke Yew, 55200, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    08:00AM—04:00PM
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    Nam Heong Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Famous since the 1930s, Nam Heong Chicken Rice serves one of the most expensive chicken rice available in Kuala Lumpur. Upgraded with more than 70 years of experience and existence, it is still as delicious! It now runs its operations in an air-conditioned restaurant in one of the most popular malls in KL, Mid Valley Megamall. Unlike other Hainanese chicken rice restaurants, they serve also crispy roast chicken upon request.
    Tips

    Near Esquire Kitchen

    Things to expect

    A bit on the pricey side

    Best with

    Chinese Soups

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Nam Heong Chicken Rice View restaurant

    G025, Mid Valley Megamall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200, Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur
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    0322874120

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    11:00AM—09:00PM
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    Segambut Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    The Segambut Chicken Rice is making its name up the charts with its best chicken rice title in the big city of KL. If you’re looking for any landmarks around this area as GPS doesn’t really direct you very clearly, the stall is under a big tree and near a Public Bank. If you’re lucky, you’ll get to sit at the shaded area as the place is not air-conditioned. Its menu is straight forward – choose either (or more as you please) the whole leg, thigh, ribs or/and wings. Worthy and delicious to its taste, prepare to set the navigation on that GPS of yours!
    Tips

    2 minutes away from Segambut Yu Ai Seafood Noodle Stall

    Things to expect

    Perfectly roasted chicken!

    Best with

    Just add more rice to your dish

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM10.00

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    Segambut Chicken Rice View restaurant

    Intersection of Persiaran Segambut Tengah & Lorong Segambut Pusat 1, 51200, Segambut, Kuala Lumpur
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    Every day
    11:00AM—03:00PM
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    Soya Sauce Chicken RiceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Located at a narrow alley way of hawker centres of Jalan Ipoh and the intersection of Jalan Kuching, not only does this stall serve chicken rice, they also serve soup with huge pork balls! The soya sauce used for the chicken dressing is not the regular ones you get to taste outside, it is a special blend of a denser recipe. Hence, the colour of the sauce is darker too.
    Tips

    Make the bean sprouts, pork ball soup and chicken rice a combo to your meal – it’s wonderful!

    Things to expect

    Shaded road-side seating

    Best with

    Pork Ball Soup

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Soya Sauce Chicken Rice View restaurant

    Hawker Centre, Jalan Batu Ambar, by Jalan Ipoh, 51200, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    10:00AM—08:00PM
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    Chee Meng Hainan Chicken RiceHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    Since 1960's, Chee Meng Hainan Chicken Rice has been in Klang Valley and currently has a chain of outlets for Klang Valley patrons to catch the awesomeness. Hainan Chicken Rice is their forte, however, they also serve an array of soups and other dishes which are perfect having with Hainan Chicken. The best part here you can have any parts of chicken including boneless or drumstick which are perfectly roasted or steamed. Plus, you may add on different soups to fit your taste bud including fishball soup, mixed vegetable soup or wanton soup. It is on your own pick! 

    Tips

    Things to expect

    Catering and delivery services

    Best with

    Roasted Chicken Rice, Steamed Chicken Rice, Wanton Soup

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM22.00

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    Restoran Chee Meng Kai Fun View restaurant

    1, Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    01124130863

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    11:00AM—09:00PM
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    Fook Loong Chicken Rice

    Smacked within the well-established, ripened community of Taman Bukit Maluri in Kepong, Fook Loong Chicken Rice is a hotspot amongst the residents of the local neighbourhood, who need not venture afar for their daily fix of quality chicken rice. Opened from 8:00 a.m. onwards daily until the chicken rice is completely sold out, we highly recommend you to be there early before the lunch crowd bustles in at 12:00 p.m., or you would have to join in the snaking queue! 

    Tips

    Request for fragrant fried garlic to go with your rice.

    Things to expect

    Be there early before the chicken rice runs out!

    Best with

    Hot Chinese tea

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Sweet Garden Coffee ShopNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Located also at Pudu area, the Swiss Garden Coffee Shop serves a decent chicken rice meal. Its rice is not too oily and a wide array of crispy, roast pork and chicken is available. Although it runs its operation every day, it is opened only for 4 hours – 10am to 2pm, just perfect for working individuals who want to grab a quick lunch.
    Tips

    The prices are gentle on the pocket

    Things to expect

    Hawker stall environment

    Best with

    Roast pork

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    Sweet Garden Coffee Shop View restaurant

    Jalan Kijang, Pudu, 55100, City Center, Kuala Lumpur
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    10:00AM—02:00PM
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    Kedai Nasi Ayam Tim Kee

    Reportedly selling over 200 whole chickens a day, Tim Kee has opened its second here in Sri Petaling. With the whole restaurant dedicated to just chicken rice and its wide range of other dishes of meaty goodness, the barbequed pork and roast pork is just as nice as its chicken. Order a plate of bean sprouts to complement the authentic Chinese flavours with its fragrant and not-too-oily rice, it’s worth a splurge!
    Tips

    If you like small crowds, go for dinner!

    Things to expect

    Wide seating areas

    Best with

    Roast pork

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    KL Viya Chicken RIceNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Originally hailing from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Wiya Chicken Rice is definitely one of its kind! While chicken rice is hard to find in Sabah and extremely easy to find here in Kuala Lumpur, Wiya Chicken Rice is unique as they serve their rice in a pyramid shaped cone. Imagine your nasi lemak wrapped in banana leaf, but it’s fragrant chicken rice instead. Despite its adorable touch with the rice, it tastes just like any other decent chicken rice there is out there.
    Tips

    Impress your friends or relatives from overseas with this dish

    Things to expect

    Don’t worry as it’s not too pricey

    Best with

    Steamed Chicken

    Price

    RM6.00 to RM10.00

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    KL Viya Chicken RIce View restaurant

    No.2, Jalan Nadchatiram, Taman Tayton View, 56000, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
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    012-6378066

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    10:00AM—09:00PM
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