Best Chinese Restaurants in Ipoh

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Chinese food is unavoidable, being part of the vibrant and huge rice bowl of Malaysia. The fact is especially strengthened in the little town of Ipoh, where its appetite is on the contrary. Local residents and travelers flock the food establishments looking for a mix of local heritage and grand environments. With famous dishes like Kai Si Hor Fun and Chicken Rice, Ipoh is the perfect place for Chinese food lovers to dwell in. Having said that, here are some of the best recommended Chinese Restaurants in Ipoh. 

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    Huat Chicken

    Oh-- your eyes are not fooling you this time; this is one humongous serving of chicken rice. Feeling tempted yet? Huat Chicken is known for this special dish, putting together an Ipoh’s famous and huge portions. Nevertheless, those interested should call ahead to reserve this titan. You can bring anyone that love chicken rice, love big things, and can eat like a black hole. In conclusion, imagine putting together a rhapsody of succulent, juicy chicken; fragrant, fluffy rice; and sauce that complements like no other and you will have an explosion of flavours that will form an orchestra in your mouth. 

    Tips

    Don’t forget their sauce!

    Things to expect

    Generous portions and delicious flavours.

    Best with

    Gizzard, Kai Si Hor Fun

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM70.00

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    Huat Chicken View restaurant

    No. 4, Jalan Medan Ipoh 1C, Medan Ipoh Bistari, 31400, Ipoh, Perak
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    055417917

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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—10:00PM
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    Sun Marpoh RestaurantNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Another Chinese restaurant. You know what that means? It's time to pay Sun Marpoh Restaurant a visit and see how they tackle their own version of signature Chinese dishes ranging from simple sweet and sour pork to more premium options like steamed bass in sauce and crabs cooked in a myriad of ways.

    Tips

    Book a table if you're hosting a bigger group.

    Things to expect

    Great Chinese for the money.

    Best with

    Ask the waiter, and ye shall receive!

    Price

    RM15.00 to RM55.00

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    Sun Marpoh Restaurant View restaurant

    75, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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    6055455127

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    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    11:30AM—03:00PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    05:30PM—10:00PM
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    Nam HeongNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Another known place that will ring a familiar sound in your auditory senses- Nam Heong is also a place that people go for Chinese food in this little town of Ipoh. Serving a variety of snacks and food like tarts, coffee, and Kai Si Hor Fun in particular, local residents and travelers will often find this place a calm bustle. 

    Tips

    Cash only.

    Things to expect

    A Chinese coffee shop.

    Best with

    Egg Tart.

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM6.00

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    Kedai Makanan Nam Heong View restaurant

    2, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000, Ipoh, Perak
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    0125888766

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    Every day
    12:00AM—12:00AM
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    Restoran SywNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    There have been many restaurants that still look like they have not changed their appearances for the past twenty years, but Restoran Syw stands out from its competition as one of the nicest looking with its flashy neon signs and incredibly diverse menu. With many dishes ranging from vegetarian to seafood that taste as good as it looks, there's no reason not to come here.
    Tips

    Book a table for big groups.

    Things to expect

    Great Chinese food and environment.

    Best with

    Pick your own!

    Price

    RM17.00 to RM60.00

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    Restoran Syw View restaurant

    64, Jalan Mustapha Al-Bakry, Taman Jubilee, 31650 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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    6052413771

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    Every day
    12:00AM—12:00AM
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    Thean ChunNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Thean Chun is no stranger to those who reside in Ipoh; known widely among travelers from other states too. With a façade that signifies the heritage of Ipoh and dishes that beams back to your nostalgic age, this Chinese place is often a must for hungry ones. Binge in a medley of dishes like Chee Cheong Fun, Satay, Kai Si Hor Fun, and Chicken Rice; it will always end in your happiness. 

    Tips

    Only starts serving from 9.30 am onwards.

    Things to expect

    The Kai Si Hor fun sells out pretty fast during weekends and public holidays.

    Best with

    Pork Satay.

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM7.00

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    Thean Chun Coffee Shop View restaurant

    73, Jalan Bandar Timah Ipoh Old Town, 30000, Ipoh, Perak
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    052418977

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    09:30AM—04:00PM
    Sunday
    09:30AM—12:00PM
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    New HollywoodPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    What a ring to the ears you might say. Picking up a Western nuance to its name, you will find it easy to plant this place into your thoughts. Nevertheless, New Hollywood is nothing different than a Chinese restaurant in Ipoh, serving quintessential food that is prominent to this little town. A warm interior followed by clanking kitchenware, its one place you will want in your list. 

    Tips

    Do try out the crispy beancurd and soft-boiled eggs.

    Things to expect

    Hawker center.

    Best with

    Iced Chinese tea.

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM10.00

    Restoran New Holly Wood View restaurant

    38, Jalan Lee Kwee Foh, Taman Canning, 31400, Ipoh, Perak
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    0122908887

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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    07:00AM—04:00PM
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    Pusing Public SeafoodNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    This Chinese restaurant not only serves you fresh, off the wok food, but also ambrosial seafood that laces your palate with unbeatable flavours. Pusing, as the locals call it is known for family dine-ins, large gatherings, and often ceremonial occasions. Not only does it has a grand interior, the food too speaks loudly from a meticulous presentation. If a comfortable environment is what you seek, this restaurant will suit that criteria well. 

    Tips

    Better to visit early or make a reservation for your favourite prawns.

    Things to expect

    A place were freshwater prawns are the bomb.

    Best with

    Big Head Prawns

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM70.00

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    Restoran Pusing Public View restaurant

    73, Jalan Veerasamy, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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    052419348

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    12:00PM—02:30PM
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    06:00PM—09:30PM
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    Ming Court Non halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Love the sound of loud orders, clanking cutleries, and steaming baskets? Ming Court is prominently famed for their Dim Sum, a Chinese delicacy that is almost a compulsory breakfast when you’re visiting here. Even local residents flock this place occasionally for a Dim Sum grub. If your love for Chinese food is unfaltering, this place will definitely be your second home. 

    Tips

    No queue system.

    Things to expect

    A rather bustling restaurant.

    Best with

    Siew Mai and Chee Cheong Fun.

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM8.00

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    Ming Court Hong Kong Tim Sum View restaurant

    34, Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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    052557134

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    06:30AM—02:00PM
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    Lou Wong Bean Sprout ChickenNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    As simple as it may look, you will definitely be blown away by the amazing flavour of the simplicity of steamed chicken with rice. With some bean sprouts on the sided that Ipoh is famous for, you are in for a satisfying crunch as you embrace the freshness and juiciness of the tiny vegetables. Lou Wong Bean Sprout Chicken is famous throughout Perak as one of the best restaurants for serving a legendary plate of chicken rice and wants you to taste the best chicken rice has to offer.
    Tips

    Parking isn't easy since there are tables outside.

    Things to expect

    Great chicken rice and bean sprouts made fresh everyday.

    Best with

    Chicken rice with bean sprouts on the side.

    Price

    RM5.00 to RM8.00

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    Lou Wong Bean Sprout Chicken View restaurant

    49, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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    10:00AM—12:00AM
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    Ipoh Tuck KeeNon halal 01f78899591256b47a2708a65f6538333b86089a30fbd22545a41deece4ea490

    Noodles are the Asian equivalent of spaghetti in Italy, it is the staple of the majority of Asia and comes with many different noodle types and recipes, making it the most versatile ingredient with countless combinations next to rice. Ipoh Tuck Kee has mastered the art of making Ipoh-style fried noodles, stir-fried over a hot wok and then drowned in gravy for great taste and unique texture, and even a raw egg cracked over it for an even better taste and texture. I mean, a little bit of salmonella won't kill, wouldn't it?
    Tips

    There are two restaurants with the same name, so don't get confused!

    Things to expect

    Amazing fried noodles for a great price.

    Best with

    The one noodle dish with the raw egg.

    Price

    RM12.00

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    Ipoh Tuck Kee View restaurant

    61, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
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    6052537513

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    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    06:00PM—12:00AM
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