Delicious Food in Ipoh You Must Try

Delicious Food in Ipoh You Must Try

There are many houses for sale in Ipoh. Before you jump into the property investment bandwagon, do use the housing loan calculator to check for your eligibility. Ipoh is well known for the local food. Ipoh has since gained its popularity since years ago and this has attracted many tourists from all over the world. All for its delicious delicacies that one can ever find in Ipoh. There is a variety of good food that you must try if you ever travel to Ipoh. This article will guide you through some of the must try food when you make a visit to Ipoh.

  1. Bean Sprout Chicken

What is Ipoh without Bean Sprout Chicken? Your trip to Ipoh would not be complete if you missed out on the iconic Bean Sprout Chicken. There are few places offering Bean Sprout Chicken, such as Lou Wong, Onn Kee and Cowan Street. Bean Sprout Chicken served in Ipoh is well known for its tender texture. The bean sprout is somehow different from the bean sprout we find elsewhere. The bean sprout served in Ipoh is fat, short and definitely the juiciest and crunchiest bean sprout you will ever taste.

Lou Wong
49, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Restoran Onn Kee
48, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Ipoh, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Cowan Street
44, Jalan Raja Ekram, 31450 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

  1. Ipoh White Coffee

The White Coffee in Ipoh is different from the coffee that we get from Starbucks, or The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, or any other cafes you visit elsewhere. The famous Ipoh Coffee is smooth with a tinge of charred scent that makes it really addictive. Of course there are many other places that serve the amazing Ipoh White Coffee, however, do visit two of the most famous in Ipoh, namely Nam Heong and Sin Yoong Loong to try on their famous Ipoh White Coffee.

Nam Heong
2, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Sin Yoong Loong
15A, Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

  1. Chee Cheong Fun

Chee Cheong Fun is a popular street food that consists of steamed rice rolls drizzled with dark or light soy sauce. There is a variety of Chee Cheong Fun that you can try. Some might add bits of Char Siew or prawns to their Chee Cheong Fun. The Chee Cheong Fun served at Canning Garden is one of the most well known ones you should try. The steamed rice rolls is smooth and soft, drizzled with soy sauce, shallot oil, and sweet red sauce, garnished with sesame seeds and fried shallots, with pickled green chillies at the side.

Kedai Makanan Canning Garden
27, Lorong Cecil Rae, Taman Canning, Ipoh Garden, 31400 Ipoh, Malaysia

  1. Dim Sum

Dim Sum is also one of the must eat when you make a visit to Ipoh. Foh San, Yoke Fook Moon and Ming Court are the Dim Sum restaurants that people think of when they think Ipoh Dim Sum. Foh San has been around for decades and is famous among the locals. It might get hectic during peak hours so do come early to avoid the crowd. Ming Court is another must visit Dim Sum restaurant in Ipoh. The Har Gow, Yaw Char Kway and Chee Cheong Fun in Yook Fook Moon are worth a try as well.

Do try out the three Dim Sum restaurants to choose the one you love most.

Foh San
51 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Ming Court
32 Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Yook Fook Moon
65-69, Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

  1. Tau Fu Fah

Tau Fu Fah, also known as soy bean curd is famous in Ipoh as well. There are two places that you can visit to cure your Tau Fu Fah craving: Funny Mountain Tau Fu Fah and Woong Kee Tau Fu Fah. Both Funny Mountain Tau Fu Fah and Woong Kee Tau Fu Fah are the local’s favourite when it comes to Tau Fu Fah. The Tau Fu Fah served here is smooth and soft, and requires no chewing at all.  Woong Kee’s Tau Fu Fah allows you too add in some sides as well, such as peanuts, cincau, red beans, glutinous rice balls and chrysanthemum sugar.

Funny Mountain Tao Fu Fah
49, Jalan Theatre, 30300 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Woong Kee Tau Fu Fah
32-38A, Jalan Ali Pitchay, 30250 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Ipoh is definitely a food paradise for food lover. There is more than just the above for you to try if you visit Ipoh, such as the Kaya Puffs, Egg art, Curry Mee and so on. The above is just a suggestion for you to look out for when you visit Ipoh and is on a food hunting journey. Everyone might have different opinions on the taste of food. After all, taste is subjective and it all boils down to personal preference. Do try them out and share your experience.


  1. Boleh cuba ni nanti ..
    Selamat hari raya tuan blog Zumal ..

  2. Chee Cheong Fun ni femes kt ipoh..dimsum fav juga..salam aidilfitri zumal

  3. Ipoh memang banyak tempat makan best..

  4. chee cheong fun sedap..chinese food

  5. sy tingin nk rasa ais kepal tu

  6. Chee cheong fan makanan favorite.

  7. maybe suatu hari kalau zumal turun ipoh roger saya kita try apa yang saya rasa kedai menarik dengan selera saya

  8. oh yeah
    all in my list when visiting ipoh


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