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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    Gurney Drive Hawker Center

    For all you night owls or even people searching for a late night food adventure, then this place is definitely the perfect spot. An enclave of food stalls selling a smorgasbord of Penang street food, there is not one stall whose food tastes the same as the other. Spoilt for choice with the multitude of popiah stalls, you can find crispy deep-fried versions alongside the soft skin Hokkien-style popiah. The superb quality and variety of popiah styles here will make your gastronomic journey a pleasant one!


    Head over during weekdays to avoid the crowd.

    Things to expect

    Limited parking space, variety of local street food.

    Best with

    Laksa, Lok-Lok, Ais Kacang, Sotong Kangkung


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    Gurney Drive Hawker Center View restaurant

    172, Solok Gurney 1, George Town, Jelutong, 10250, Gurney Drive, Penang
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