The nasi lemak is iconic.
Fragrant coconut rice with a side of anchovies, peanuts, boiled egg and spicy sambal. You can also jazz it up by adding other side dishes like fried chicken, chicken rendang, squid or kerang.
Just the thought of it right now makes me drool! Even people from other countries are amazed at this dish! If you are craving for your nasi lemak while being in quarantine, you should totally check some of these places out! It is going to get your nasi lemak cravings fixed.
1. Nasi Lemak Village Park
Many locals love the nasi lemak from Village Park. It tastes great and is affordable. People have dined in the restaurant at Damansara Utama and also ordered it via Grabfood. The best part is the chicken is freshly fried and still warm when delivered! Deliveries are fast too!
Village Park Facebook
Address: No. 5, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-7710 7860
Hours: 8am – 5:30pm daily
2. Nasi Lemak Wanjo Kg Baru
The sambal here is a beautiful blend of sweet and spicy. Locals have commended it’s huge portion with reasonable price. They have tasty dishes like squid, rendang chicken, fried chicken, sambal chicken (yes many varieties of chicken hahaha!) and more. They also do efficient deliveries via PandaFood, GrabFood.
3. Nasi Lemak Saleha (Ampang)
Nasi lemak is done traditionally here. Thus, it has a discern and unique taste especially in its sambal according to locals. The sambal is more on the sweet side and their rendang daging is really succulent and flavorful. Price is still reasonable. You can get your deliveries through Foodpanda.
Address: 3, Jalan Pandan Prima 1, Dataran Pandan Prima, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
Contact: 012-362 8200
Hours: 8am – 8pm daily
4. Nasi Lemak Mamalee
They serve salted egg fried chicken with nasi lemak here! Such a cool combo! The sambal is on the sweet side and the egg yolk sauce is thick and flavorful! The chicken is crispy and also comes in other variants like rempah, rendang and merah. Lots of people have been ordering them during the MCO. They also have sambal petai and adang. Worth every bite. You can get your nasi lemak cravings fixed here and order through Foodpanda.
Address: 27M, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 016-918 1652
Hours: 9am – 7pm daily
5. Warung Pak Hassan Kampung Baru
A lot of people have given good reviews on this famous breakfast joint. Besides nasi lemak, they also serve other wonderful local favourites like roti canai and more. Food is tasty, served warm and the price is affordable. People are also crazy about the chicken feet curry at this restaurant!
Address: 45A, Jalan Raja Abdullah, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 017-223 7871
Hours: 7am – 1pm daily except on Monday
6. Nasi Lemak Angah
A friendly and chill place is what locals have described this place as. Nasi lemak here has authentic flavor, fresh and absolutely tasty. The sambal is a balance of spicy and sweet. Fried tempe and kangkung is included in the basic set. People love this spot because the prices are affordable on both food and drinks.
Address: Pasar Batu 2 1/2 Ipoh, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Sentul, 51200 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 017-671 2213
Weekdays 8am – 2pm daily except on Monday
Weekends 9am – 2pm
7. Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa
The nasi lemak rice here is fluffy and the rendang chicken is super tender! If you like a balance of spicy, slightly sweet and salty sambal, this will be perfect for you. Pricewise, it is affordable and you can choose from a variety of toppings such as squid and more. They do deliveries via Grabfood and Foodpanda!
Nasi Lemak Antarabangsa Facebook
Address: 4, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 011-6336 1963
Hours: 8am – 8pm daily
And that’s a wrap! Excuse me while I go order some for myself right now hahaha.