Best Popiah in Penang

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Have you ever been to a typical Chinese family reunion dinner? Surely, there’s one particular dish that you will never miss – Popiah. Originated from the Fujian province, the popiah is a type of Chinese spring roll that consists of grated turnip, jicama, French beans, bean sprouts, and bean curd in a sweet bean sauce wrapped in a paper-thin crepe made from wheat flour. It is part of the traditional Chinese culture where family members will gather to prepare them. A popular street food found all over the country, come and discover what it means to be truly Malaysian by trying some of Penang’s best popiah! 

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    Padang Brown Hawker

    If you have never tried traditional popiah before, then you should head over to Padang Brown for a taste of it. Based on an authentic traditional recipe, the popiah at this hawker centre are delicately handmade by an elderly couple who have been in the business for a very long time. You can find crispy shallots, mouth- watering vegetable fillings, and tofu wrapped in this popiah. This is a must-try for true popiah purists!

    Tips

    Try searching for a parking space before arriving.

    Things to expect

    Cool, shady environment, free seating.

    Best with

    Char Koay Teow, Laksa, Ais Kacang, Yong Tau Fu

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    Padang Brown Hawker View restaurant

    Jalan Perak, 10400, Georgetown, Penang 
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    0164139073

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    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    02:00PM—07:00PM
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    Low Eng Hoo Coffee Shop

    Searching high and low for a fun little snack before you head home for dinner? Hop on over to Low Eng Hoo Coffee Shop for some popiah. Wrapped in a delicate white paper-thin crepe with vegetable fillings, a sprinkle of crispy fried shallots and served with spicy chilli sauce, the popiah here are a must-try for everyone!

    Tips

    Try searching for a parking spot before arriving.

    Things to expect

    Variety of local food.

    Best with

    Char Koay Teow

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    Low Eng Hoo Coffee Shop View restaurant

    84 Lorong Selamat, 10400, Georgetown, Penang
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    Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    01:00PM—06:00PM
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    Taman Emas Coffee Shop

    Feeling hungry? Just cross over the main road to Taman Emas Coffee Shop and grab a piece of popiah or two. Fried till golden-brown perfection and stuffed with soft and crumbly fillings made from sliced spring onion leaves, bean sprouts and turnip, this is one of the best popiah that Penang has to offer. Try one and we guarantee you will come back for another. 

    Tips

    Located opposite Penang Chinese Girls' High School.

    Things to expect

    Limited parking space.

    Best with

    Laksa, Char Koay Teow, Fried Spring Rolls

    Price

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    Taman Emas Kopitiam View restaurant

    Jalan Gottlieb, 10350, Georgetown, Penang
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    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
    12:00PM—03:00PM
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