Melaka Cuisine

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Chicken Rice Ball

Chung Wah Chicken Rice BallStart of Jonker Street, Melaka, Melaka State, Malaysia (Beside Melaka River) This is a malaccan speciality. Succulent steamed chicken flavoured with ginger, garlic, shallot and garnished with cucumber and spring onions. This delicacy is served with rice made into balls and signature chilli sauce.


Famosa Chicken Rice BallFamosa Chicken Rice Ball is that legacy presented in a fast, hygienic and convenient way. These rice balls, about the size of golf balls comes together with tender chicken meat, flavoured with sesame oil and sauce. They are best taken with their special chilli sauce. 

No. 28-30, Jalan Hang Kasturi,
Off Jonker Street, 75200 Melaka.
Tel: +606-2860121

Nyonya (peranakan Cuisine)

Restoran Ole SayangOne of the popular nyonya restaurants in Malacca that is always packed. Recommended dishes include babi pongteh, otak-otak, and sambal kangkong. 

199, A, Taman Melaka Raya.
Tel : +606-283-1966


Seri Nyonya RestaurantSlightly more pricy dinning in return for great ambience and lesser queue. Try dishes like nyonya popiah, sop hee peow and cincaluk omelette. 

Jalan Parameswara (Inside Equatorial Hotel level 3)
Tel : +606-2828333‎


Restoran Nyonya MakkoAnother popular restaurant well-liked by locals. Try dishes like rendang ayam, ikan goreng chilli, satay bean curd and itik tim. 

123, Taman Melaka Raya. 
Tel : +606-284-0737‎


Nancy's Kitchen RestaurantDishes to try: Belacan Vege, Pork Pong Teh, Jai Choy and Keluak Chicken. 

Jalan Hang Lekir, Off Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock
Tel : +606-2836099‎


Bibik Neo RestaurantDelicious home cooked dishes include pongteh, ayam buah keluak, masak assam, geram asam and itik tim. Other popular dishes offered include, steamed ladies fingers with sambal belacan and otak-otak. 

No. 6, Ground Floor, Jalan Merdeka, Taman Melaka Raya.

Icy Dessert

Clock Tower CendolThis Indian style dessert looks green in colour but taste less creamy than the nyonya version. Dessert is served together with red beans. 

Stall is located opposite Clock Tower.
Open daily 10am – 6pm.


Nyonya CendolThis is a traditional nyonya dessert made of sweet jade-green jelly topped with coconut milk and Melaka's famous palm sugar syrup. (Gula Melaka) 

No. 1 Kopitiam (Across from Hoe Kee Chicken Rice Shop). Jalan Hang Jebat


Jonker 88 (Musuem Café)Jonker 88 boasts their durian flavored cendol and ice kacang. Best way to cool off a hot afternoon. 

Dessert café is located Jonker Street.


Tai BakA very special nyonya dessert facing extinction. It's a sweet noodle made of rice, tapioca and served with ice and sweet syrup. Glass jelly, red beans and palm sugar syrup can also be added as topping. 

Located on Jalan Tengkera (Opposite ACS / Wesley Church)


Wanton NoodlesVery famous malaccan styled dumpling noodles served with sliced pork and vegetables. Vinegarish chilli sauce makes this dish special. 

Kedai Makanan & Minuman Wanton Mee 40, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (Heeren Street)


Hee Kiaw Mee (Teo Heng)Fresh Hee Kiaw (Fish Paste) and fish balls are served with noodles together with Char Siew (BBQ pork). Clear soup base with plenty of chinese parsley topping makes this dish heavenly. 

Jalan Tun Sri Lanang. Wang Food Court (Next to Grand Continental Hotel)


Mee KahwinMee Kahwin is the fusion of mee rebus and Indian rojak. This popular dish is also only found in Malacca with an explosion of sweet, sour and spicy. Toppings include green chilli, crushed peanuts and cubed bean curd. 

Ming Huat Restaurant Jalan Hujung Pasir (Opposite entrance to Portuguese Settlement).


Baba Laksa (Museum Café)Spicy curry noodles served with fresh sliced onions and shredded cucumber together with a spoon full of tuna. 

Museum Café is located along Jonker Street.


Taiwanese NoodlesHandmade noodles served together with choice stewed beef, pork ribs, pig's trotters or minced chicken. 

Hing Loong Taiwanese Noodle. No. 11-J, Jalan Bachang.


Satay Celup (Capitol)Only found in Malacca, satay celup or "satay steamboat" is an assortment of raw and semi-cooked seafood, meat and vegetables on skewers that is dipped into a boiling pot of thick satay sauce. Capitol satay has aromatic sauce and some rated this restaurant as one of the best satay celup found in Malacca. 

Restoran Capitol Satay, 41, Lorong Bukit Cina


Satay Celup (Ban Lee Hiang)Another famous satay celup restaurant well-liked by many for their wide selection of skewed meat and spicy peanut sauce. 

Restoran Ban Lee Hiang is located along Jalan Ong Kim Wee.


Jonker Street Satay (Hainanese)Jonker street satay boasts for their wide selection of pork, chicken, liver and intestine on BBQ. Side dishes include ketupat rice, onions and cucumber. The crispy meat on skewer is eaten together with thick peanut sauce with shredded pineapples. 

Sun May Hiong Satay House, 135, Jalan Hang Jebat (Jonker Street)


Malay Satay Ngah SatayServes halal malay style satay. Their satay is so well marinated that is taste fabulous even without satay sauce. 

opposite three-storey flats in Bukit Baru

Portuguese Cuisine

San Pedro RestaurantThis is the first and the oldest Portuguese restaurants around in Malacca that offers savoring dishes in an alfresco style setting by the coast of Malacca. Home cooked dishes include devil curry, Portuguese style baked fish in spicy paste and squid fritters. 

4, D'Aranjo Road, Portuguese settlement, Ujong pasir.


DMG CaféHighly recommended by many include Portuguese laksa, chicken pie and beef semur. 

No. 346 Taman Melaka Raya 3 (Next to Malacca Club).

Local Coffee

Hainanese CoffeeAik Cheong and Nam Seng coffee are the 2 biggest coffee brands in Malacca. Most coffeeshops uses Aik Cheong's coffee and they can be easily found in most supermarkets as well. 

Aik Cheong Coffee, No. 95 Jalan Tokong.


Juat Lye Kedai KopiThis coffeeshop serves traditional hainanese butter and kaya toast with one of the most aromatic coffee in Malacca. 

371G, Taman Peringgit Jaya (near Tesco).


Quayside Café and SeafoodThis restaurant offers you the choice of self-picked seafood after which the chef will whip up a mouth watering dish. Tuck in a spread of seafood by the water front along Melaka river. Famous dishes include assam pedas fish, crabs and prawns. 

Located beside Stadhuys near water mill.


Lu Yeh Yen RestaurantThe restaurant has an eye catching yellow temple façade. They serve typical Chinese cuisine and one popular dish they are proud of is their crabs. 

Located along Jalan Bunga Raya (Beside Maybank).