Mention the word “Kajang” and the first thing that often comes to mind is… satay. Sure, the town may be renowned for its signature satay but there are actually more food you can find here. So, the next time you are heading there, check out these 8 Food Spots To Try in Kajang Other Than Satay!
1) Hung Kee Pan Mee
Noodle lovers might want to check out this restaurant, which sells local Chinese street food like pan mee, wantan mee, kuey teow and curry mee. For the former, you can either go for thin, thick or hand-torn varieties. Hung Kee Pan Mee is also strategically located with a mere five-minute walk from the MRT Kajang Station. Keep in mind that the place is usually packed during peak hours, so don’t be surprised to find yourself waiting for at least half an hour.
Address: 121, Jalan Jelita 3, Taman Jelita, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 5.30 pm to 12 am
2) Laman Grill Steak & Bar-B-Que
Prepare to be spoilt for choices when you dine at Laman Grill. For starters, they have appetisers like Buffalo Chicken Wing and Caesar Salad. Moving up to the mains, Laman Grill serves meaty goodness like Cz Beef Burger, Australian Baby Lamb Foreshank/Rack and Beef Steak ‘Piccata’. Seafood lovers are not left out as well, where they can expect hearty dishes like Fish n Chips, Norwegian Salmon Medallion and US Boston Lobster.
Address: No. 38G, Jalan Putra 2, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Daily 11 am to 11 pm | Tel: 012-699 5417
3) Le Moon’s Eatery. Bakery. Zakka
Le Moon’s occupies not one but three storey’s worth of a shop lot, offering enough space to accommodate large crowds or even for event purposes. Menu-wise, they offer extensive varieties like English Breakfast, Aglio e Olio and Chocolate Freddo.
4) Restoran Fei Chui
Among the highlights that worth mentioning about Restoran Fei Chui is its spacious interior, making it an ideal venue for wedding dinners and other dining events. Huge place aside, the menu covers various Chinese dishes ranging from rice & noodles to soup and meat as well as seafood and vegetables. Expect hearty dishes like Boston Lobster with Superior Thick Soup, Stewed Chicken with Fermented Beancurd and Boiled White Prawns with Chinese Wine.
Address: Lot 1942, Jalan Wan Siew, Sungai Chua, 43000, Kajang, Selangor. | Daily 11.30 am to 2.30 pm & 5.30 pm to 10.30 pm | Opening Hours: | Tel: 03-8733 1415
5) Rumah Makan Cibiuk Malaysia
Ever tasted Indonesian Sundanese cuisine before? Well, here’s your chance to try it out at the Bandung-based Rumah Makan Cibiuk Malaysia. You can opt for a la carte dishes or set menus, with the latter consisting of three different choices — Set Bandung, Set Jakarta Special or Set Garut. Chicken lovers can look forward to some of their Nasi Liwet (coconut milk and spices-infused rice) dishes with Ayam Kampung Bakar (grilled free-range chicken) or Ayam Kampung Goreng (fried free-range chicken). Don’t forget to leave some room for dessert such as Brownies Kedut, Sago Gula Melaka or Mini Cheesecake.
Address: No, 1-G, Jalan Putra 6, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs & Sat-Sun 11 am to 11 pm / Fri 2.30 pm to 11 pm | Tel: 03-8741 5000
6) Rojak & Cendol Tokong
The name of this stall says it all. Located nearby a Chinese temple, here is where the locals commonly go for their famous cendol dessert. They serve both rojak and rojak mee as well. But surprisingly, most people prefer the way they stir-fry the otherwise common Maggi Goreng.
Address: Jalan Mendaling, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs & Sat-Sun 9.45 am to 5.45 pm | Tel: 010-236 6084
7) Ten Hup Chee Cheong Fun
Craving for some chee cheong fun? You might want to head over to the famous Ten Hup Chee Cheong Fun near Jalan Changkat. You can go for either char siew or shrimps with freshly-made chee cheong fun. But first-timers might want to try their mixed chee cheong fun, which combines the best of both worlds. Best eaten with a side serving of sambal paste.
Address: 824, Jalan Changkat, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Mon-Wed & Fri-Sun 8 am to 2 pm.
8) Wong Kee Restaurant
Here’s a place where you can savour all kinds of porky goodness. Situated just behind the Kajang Wet Market, you can find the likes of braised pork intestines, pork trotters and even loh bak/lobak (Chinese pork rolls marinated in five-spice powder) here. Best served with a plate of noodles!
Address: B32, Jalan Changkat, 43000 Kajang, Selangor. | Opening Hours: Daily 1.30 pm to 6 pm