This restaurant along Geylang road serves very delicious Cantonese food (Chinese food) at a reasonable price. If you are around the area, do drop by and try the food here. More information about the restaurant and dishes are at their website.
If you take the MRT sub-way system along the east-west line and alight at Eunos MRT station, you will find a local hawker food centre and several coffee shops just next to the station. There are lots of delicious local food of the Chinese, Malay and Indian communities here. At the hawker centre, there is a famous food store selling Yong Tau Foo (which is an assortment of food items which you can choose, served either dry with sauce or soup. It can come with noodles or rice).
This is a famous 24 hours eating place in Singapore which has very good soya bean milk, soya bean curd, buns, tim sum and many other local foods. There are lots of people eating here especially at night and after midnight during weekends. It is located along the main Geylang Road somewhere between Lorong 5 and Lorong 7 Geylang.
The Sik Wai Sin Eating House serves very delicious local food and is very popular among the locals. This restaurant is rather small and is always full when opened, so it is better to reserve a table first. Nice dishes include the steamed pock, vegetables, tofu, fish etc. Also, it is rather hot inside but still people keep on coming to eat.
This popular restaurant is located at the 3rd floor of Tanjong Katong Complex near to the Paya Lebar MRT metro system. The food here is mainly Chinese food, and they are tasty and at an affordable price. If you drive, there is a huge carpark next to the building so there should be no problems.
The Geylang Claypot Rice restaurant is located at No. 639, Lorong 33 Geylang Road and is very popular for its claypot rice. Besides that, their other local dishes are very delicious and at a reasonable price. If you want to eat their claypot rice, it is better for you to telephone them in advance to order or else you have to wait for a very long time.
The 933 Coffee Shop is located along Lorong 19 Geylang and there are a few stores selling very delicious local food, especially the 933 duck rice (which all sells another interesting dish which is curry chicken wrapped in a bread), the pork mushroom noodles and the Bat Kut Teh (pork in herbal soup with rice).
This big hawker food centre is located at the Geylang Serai area near to the Lion City Hotel, City Plaza and Tanjong Katong Shopping Complex. There are lots of nice local food here, especially the Malay food such as satay, nasi brani, mee rebus etc.
Hock Thong coffee shop serves many local dishes such as wanton noodles, dim sum etc all under one roof in a traditional setting where you are experience the real heartland Singapore. The price is cheap and it is conveniently located near the Aljunied MRT station, along Sims Avenue (in between Lorong 25A and Lorong 27 Geylang).
This is not really a restaurant but a store which sells the most famous soya bean curd in Singapore. The bean curd here is very smooth, sweet and tasty, and it draws a lot of local people. The cost of the bean curd is 60 cents to 1 dollar, and you can have a choice of hot or cold. You should also try the cooling soya bean drink here.