Fusion dishes are almost always a delightful surprise to the taste buds. When you are in Melaka, your tongue will have certainly a lot of such great tasty and yummy experiences. The unique Chinese taste and cuisine expertise combined with the Malay food experience and offered the Nyonya dishes that are popular in Malaysia specially Melaka. You will get to know that the best Nyonya food in Melaka is not alone a foody experience but it is an introduction to the two cultures and their traditions.
Best Nyonya Food in Melaka
Nyonya food is simply a fusion between Chinese & Malay cuisine. Since, Melaka has a rich history & a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will find plenty of stalls & restaurants offering Nyonya food & dishes. Below we have listed some of the spots to try the best Nyonya food in Melaka.
One of the finest places to find best Nyonya food in Melaka is Nancy’s Kitchen. You will find reasonably priced great food that won’t let you go anywhere else in the Jonker Street. The restaurant can be easily found. The food, restaurant staff as well as the environment is great and a customer finds herself at home when in there.
You might like very unique dishes here like the sambal squid with bitter beans that make up Sambal Sotong Petai. While the dish can be eaten as you like, we recommend having it with rice. A re-order is natural for the dish!
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With almost the same menu, Kocik Kitchen is also one of the recommended place to try Nyona cuisine in Melaka. You will love Kocik’s halal food. Everything is great due to its unique and identifiable taste. Most popular Nyonya food of Kocik is otak-otak which is a fish cake and the assam fish. You will appreciate how the restaurant manages to offer great taste in such competitive prices. Sunny afternoons can be enjoyed best here.
A little sauce and rest dry food is the symbol of Nyonya cuisine in Malacca. It is hard to stop eating once you see a beautifully decorated plate occupied by fried fish, chicken or beans covered by a little gravy and a lot of salad. Noodles are a plus and often offered as additional service. The place is among many other eateries offering Halal food in Melaka.
Equatorial Hotel Malacca
Equatorial Hotel Malacca offers most elegant furnishings where you enjoy food as well as the roomy floors. The unforgettable foodie experiences of this place count chicken and bean dish ayam pongteh and fired fish dish ikan goreng cili garam. It is rare that one leaves the restaurant and does not Google the recipe. The only thing that limits eating tasty Nyonya food in Melaka is the space in your tummy. Seriously, the money and taste are not issues when in Melaka.
These are some of the restaurants offering great Nyonya Food in Melaka. If you want to recommend a restaurant or stall, please do so by adding comments below.
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