Nara Restoran: Grilled Fresh Seafood & Spicy Tom Yam Soup
This is a Malay seafood restaurant where you can savour some of the popular local delights, like grilled fish (ikan bakar), Tom Yam Soup (spicy & sour soup). Seafood include prawns, fishes, squids, crabs, sea shells, etc. You can order the food to the cooking-style that you preferred.
Favorite Dish: However, their signature dish must be the spicy Tom Yam soup. It is served in a large portion and generous in ingredients like fish, chicken meat, squids & prawns. The price is only RM5 per bowl. Be prepared to try this fiery soup.
If you would like to taste the grilled fish wrapped in banana leaf, please proceed to the counter to select the type of fish that you like. The staff there will help you to weigh the fish and quote you the price. Ask for the various cooking method to suite your taste.
Along right hand side of the road, you can see many Malay restaurants offering grilled fish or seafood. As a general rule, remember to ask for the price per 100g of fish / seafood & bargain before they are put on the grill.
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Pak Su Seafood Restaurant: Pak Su
This restaurant is located at Besarah beach and its famous for its seafood. This restaurant is open from lunch till late in the evening for dinner. Its famous amongs local and tourist too.
Monday-Friday 11:30am -2:30pm & 5:30pm-12midnight
Saturday&Sunday 11:30am -3:00pm & 5:30pm-12midnight
Favorite Dish: I like the stuffed crab and the black pepper venision. They have oyster and lobster too and it quite expensive.
This restaurant signature dish is Stuffed crab, Cheese Lobster, Butter Prawns, Thai style Chicken, Assam Steam fish, Pak Su Bean curd.
Restorant Pattaya: Restorant Pattaya
This is a seafood restaurant and its located at the beach front so the food is bound to be expensive. If you want to order food like fish and seafood check out the menu. If it say seasonal check out how much it cost for 100 gram of the fish or seafood. Or else you will be paying a bomb for your meal.
Little Vietnam: Great Tom Yum!!
Little Vietnam is a newly opened restaurant in Kuantan. The owner comes from Melbourne, Australia and has brought a touch of class to this restaurant. It is stylishly decorated and a lovely atmosphere. The food is sensational, and although not as cheap as the street vendors, it was still very affordable.
Favorite Dish: The Tom Yum soup was excellent. I went back about 3 times it was that good. The curry chicken with vermicilli was also great. The fruit slushies were also a big hit, especially since us Aussies were sweltering in the Malaysian heat,
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Alif's: Curries and Roti...
Alif's is extremely popular with local's and visitors alike. At all hours of the day, the place is completely full. Including at 4am when you are coming home from a night at local bars. It has a large outside area so you can eat on the street with scrawny cats walking around your ankles. It is certainly an experience and I rarely spent a day in Kauntan that I didn't eat a meal at Alif's. It is also extremely good value. A meal of curry and roti can cost less than US$0.50.
Favorite Dish: Roti and fish head curry. Very tasty!!
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Mc Donalds at Teluk Chempedak: Mc Donalds Anyone?
There is a drive thru Mc Donald at the beach area and its very popular amongs local to sit and eat at the beach area. Its open 24 hours so if you feel hungry after a night out you can grab a burger here.
Favorite Dish: I like the ambience as it look like you are in a green forest with all the trees here and you can enjoy your meal outdoor with the cool breeze from the sea.
Restaurant Golden Beach Seafood: Golden Beach Seafood
We had dinner at this restaurant and it was delicious. We had fish fillet in oyster sauce, Venision with dried chilli, Sizzling prawns, Squid in oyster sauce and bok choy with garlic.
Favorite Dish: I like the sizzling prawn and we asked the shop to clean the prawn so there was no problem with cleaning the prawns skin.
Stall @ Teluk Chempedak: Great Lamp Chop
There's plenty of food stalls at Teluk Chempedak, from local to western food. One particular stall serves the best Chicken & Lamp Chop in town (according to the locals). The black pepper gravy & mushroom sauce is yummy.. definitely thumbs up for me. and value for money
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Planet Seafood: Good Fresh Seafood
What amazes me is the price of the food here. It is very cheap. We had ikan pari bakar (stingray), udang masak sambal (chilli prawns), tomyam seafood, and chap chye belacan (vegetables) and it only costs us RM44.50. That is less than $20 dollar.
Restaurant Tanjung: Restaurant Tanjung
The restaurant is not air-conditioned... Seafood is displayed in tanks along the dining area... One can select the seafood one wants and then it will be cooked for you in whatever style that you require...
Favorite Dish: The speciality is curry fish-head in claypot... In its place, you may also ask for seafood curry in claypot... The seafood is generally well cooked and tasty...
The restuarant is opened for lunch and dinner... Btw, its cooking is halal...
Planet Seafood: Don't miss their ikan bakar (grill stingray)!
Thanks to a fellow virtual tourist who recommended this place. This place is a superb place for local Malay food. It's a clean wooden hut by the roadside with bling-bling colorful lights hanging around it.
Favorite Dish: The grill stingray is my favourite! It was very spicy, but taste really fresh and good. The 'sambal' (chillies) on top of it, blended with lemon grass really add up to its smell and taste.
I will definitely return here to taste it again, if I ever have the chance to be in Kuantan.
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Deadly Cook, NO JOKE, LAH: Uncle Eddies Specialty BREAKFAST
Definately Not on the Atkins Diet Planner
Favorite Dish: Every day started out like this, and it only got BETTER. He specializes in Burmese Gourmet (for those who don't know, Burma is now know as Myanmar)
I put on a couple,Ok a FEW klios last time I visited Him. So would you, because the first thing he says, " Boy you are SOOOO SKINNY, don't they feed you there in
Kemaman Kopitiam: Old Chinese Coffee Shop
This coffee shop is newly opened in August 2004. It is kopitiam-style and serves coffee, tea, nasi lemak (santan rice), toast, some snacks, etc.
You can see some old deco in the coffee shop like the old Shanghai cover girl posters.
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Restoran Baru Hock Hin: Restoran Baru Hock Hin
The restaurant is a corner lot along Jalan Penjara... The restaurant is not air-conditioned but cool and airy...
Favorite Dish: The speciality is fozhou food... I was surprised of that as my source of information states that it is a Hainanise food... The fozhou food such as fish maw spicy soup is delicious although we did not try the mein shin in red wine...
The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner... It is closed on Mondays...
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Restoran Another One Eatery: Restoran Another One Eatery
The restaurant is sited in a corner 2-storey shophouse... It is more like a mini food court with stalls selling wanton mee, curry laksa, economy rice, pan mee...
Favorite Dish: Of all the stalls, the speciality is pan mee... It is known throughout and out of Kuantan... The stall is operated by an enterprising young man... You can have kah-liu for you pan mee... Large prawns are added at about RM2 each... The soup is prawn base which makes it different from other preparatin of pan mee...
The stall opens from 6.30am and is usually sold out by 11.00am... It is closed on Wednesdays...
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