10 best street food in Melaka below RM20


If you’re in the historical city of Melaka, I’m sure you’re looking for delicious street food to fill your stomach as you’re exploring. But with a town filled with tourists, prices tend to increase. Luckily for you, I’ve listed down the best places to buy street food.

Here are the 10 best street food in Melaka below RM20. Save this for your next trip to Melaka!

1. Klebang Coconut Shake

Strolling through the sweltering Malaysian tropical climate is bound to make you parched. Look no further than Klebang Coconut Shake for the perfect remedy!

Klebang Coconut Shake - drinks

You can rejuvenate and re-energise by indulging in their Coconut Shake Special (RM4.90). This delightful concoction blends luscious coconut juice, coconut chunks, and velvety vanilla ice cream to swiftly quench your thirst and beat the heat.

Alternatively, you have the choice to go for their Coconut Shake Regular (RM4.50), pure Coconut Juice (RM2.50), or even indulge in a Whole Coconut (RM6)

Klebang Coconut Shake - Kuih

If hunger strikes, this beloved local spot also offers an array of snacks like Keropok Lekor (RM1.05 for 3 pieces), assorted Kuih (RM2.50 for 4 pieces), Popiah Sambal (RM4.25), and a range of other mouth-watering options.

Do note that they only accept cash payments.

Lot 130, Solok Kampung Bahagia, 75200 Klebang Besar, Malacca
+6013 399 4061
Daily: 11am – 6.30pm
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2. Bunga Raya Popiah

Bunga Raya Popiah - Store front

A well-loved street food worth savouring is popiah. Bunga Raya Popiah, a popular roadside vendor, enjoys a stellar reputation among both locals and tourists. Situated along Jalan Bunga Raya, it’s a go-to destination where crowds eagerly await to relish this delightful snack.

Bunga Raya Popiah - Popiah

Order their Popiah (RM7), generously filled with ingredients like jicama (Mexican turnip), eggs, minced garlic, sliced carrots, and their secret ingredient: crispy pork lard.

Each of their popiah is individually wrapped, and you even have the choice to include chilli sauce or omit it as per your preference.

124, Jln. Bunga Raya, Kampung Jawa, 75200 Melaka
+6010 786 9878
Daily: 12pm – 7pm

3. Putu Piring Melaka

Putu Piring Melaka - Store front

Another street food delight you absolutely must savour while in Melaka is putu piring. This classic dessert comprises steamed rice cakes filled with gula melaka and is traditionally accompanied by grated coconut. Putu Piring Melaka is the ideal place to indulge in the finest putu piring available.

Putu Piring Melaka - Putu Piring

At this establishment, you have the choice of 3 different box sizes. You can select the small box containing 5 or 6 pieces, the medium box with 7 or 8 pieces, or the large box with 10 or 12 pieces. Each individual putu piring is priced at RM1.60.

Putu Piring Melaka - Putu Piring

You also have the option to purchase Putu Piring Melaka’s exclusive Homemade Gula Melaka Kaya (RM6.50). Kaya, a delightful sweet and creamy spread or jam, is commonly relished with toasted bread, crackers, and an assortment of pastries.

252, Jalan Tengkera, 75200 Melaka
+6017 672 8971
Mon to Fri: 1pm – 4pm
Sat: 1pm – 3.30pm
Closed on Sun

4. Low Yong Moh Restaurant

Low Yong Moh Restaurant - Store front

Craving dim sum? At Low Yong Moh Restaurant, you can enjoy the best dim sum in town as you explore Melaka.

Low Yong Moh Restaurant - Dim Sum

Featuring an extensive dim sum selection, you have the opportunity to order a diverse range of dim sum options. You can make your selection from 3 categories: pork dim sum, chicken dim sum, or shrimp dim sum. These dim sum items can be mixed and matched into three distinct sets: Dim Sum (small) (RM4), Dim Sum (medium) (RM5), or Dim Sum (big) (RM6).

Low Yong Moh Restaurant - Pau

In addition to dim sum, this establishment also offers a variety of steamed buns (pau). Among the pau choices available are Char Siew Pau (RM2.60), Bean Paste Pau (RM2.20), and the creamy Salted Egg Pau (RM4).

Still hungry? You can also enjoy their Lotus Leaf Rice (RM5.50) or Glutinous Rice (RM5).

32, Jalan Tukang Emas, 75200 Melaka
+606 282 1235
Thu to Mon: 6am – 11.30am
Closed on Tue & Wed

5. East & West Rendezvous

East & West Rendezvous - Store front

Nestled in the heart of Jonker Street lies a hidden gem well-known for its Nyonya dumplings. At East & West Rendezvous, you can enjoy Auntie Grace’s authentic handmade Nyonya kuih.

East & West Rendezvous - Nyonya dumplings

The Nyonya Dumpling (RM9) offers a combination of glutinous rice and minced pork belly that strikes a delightful balance between sweet and savoury flavours. The glutinous rice is infused with blue pea flower extract, lending it a charming blue hue with a subtle touch of sweetness.

East & West Rendezvous - Cendol

An essential delicacy not to be missed at East & West Rendezvous is their Nyonya Cendol. The finely-shaved ice offers a delightful respite from the scorching Malaysian weather. It comes adorned with green grass jelly, coconut milk, and gula melaka, making it an excellent companion to the Nyonya dumplings, creating a satisfying snack pairing.

52, Lorong Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
+6016 634 6283
Thu to Tue: 9.30am – 6pm
Closed on Wed
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6. Bunga Raya Fried Oyster

Bunga Raya Fried Oyster - Store front

I’m sure you’ve heard of the buzz surrounding fried oyster omelette in Melaka. At Bunga Raya Fried Oyster located in Medan Makan Boon Leong, you can indulge in the best fried oyster omelette in town.

Bunga Raya Fried Oyster - Omelette

Fried oyster omelette is a harmonious blend of crispy and gooey textures, along with the briny flavour of the oysters and the savoury goodness of the batter. Mixed with a wonderful amount of wok hei, Bunga Raya Fried Oyster is loved by locals and tourists alike. 

70, Jln. Bunga Raya, Kampung Jawa, 75100 Melaka
Wed to Thu: 7pm – 10pm
Sat to Mon: 7pm – 10pm

Closed on Tue & Fri

7. Seri Erra Kopitiam Roti John

Seri Erra Kopitiam Roti John - Store front

Another must-try street food option is Roti John, and Seri Erra Kopitiam Roti John is a local hotspot renowned for serving the finest Roti John in the area.

Seri Erra Kopitiam Roti John - Roti John

At this kopitiam, you have a selection of 4 distinct Roti John varieties to satisfy your cravings. Options include the Roti John Biasa (RM4), Roti John Biasa Cheese (RM5), Roti John Special (RM5), and Roti John Special Cheese (RM6).

Seri Erra Kopitiam Roti John - Roti John Cheese

In addition to Roti John, you can also indulge in other kopitiam classics. These offerings encompass Nasi Lemak Biasa (RM3.50) or Nasi Lemak Ayam (RM7), Curry Noodles (RM7) with a choice of bihun or mee, an array of Nasi Goreng dishes (RM6 to RM12), and even the soft and fluffy Roti Kukus (RM6).

1, Jalan Tun Sri Lanang, 75100 Melaka
+6017 682 7177
Mon to Sat: 3.30pm – 11pm
Closed on Sun

8. Aunty Koh Cendol

Aunty Koh Cendol - Store front

Many have searched far and wide for the famous Nyonya-style house that Aunty Koh Cendol was situated in Bukit Rambai. Luckily for you, this gate-kept hidden gem has relocated to Jalan Tan Cheng Lock, bringing its famous cendol closer to you.

Aunty Koh Cendol - Cendol

Sharing a location with Siang Ann Kopitiam, you can enjoy kopitiam food while slurping on Aunty Koh’s Cendol (RM5) to cool down from the heat. Do note that they only serve the cendol on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

Other icy desserts you can order include Ice Kacang (RM6), Ice Jelly (RM6), and Longan Soybean Jelly (RM6)

Aunty Koh Cendol - Other dishes

If you’re hungry, you can opt to choose dishes such as Cantonese Fried Kuey Teow (RM8), Fried Noodles (RM8) with a choice of mee, bihun, or kuey teow, or even Fried Rice (RM8). There’s also a variety of bread like Butter Kaya Toast (RM2.80), Hainanese French Toast (RM3.80), and Egg Mayo Sandwich (RM3.80).

183, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75250 Melaka
+6016 366 2637
Tue to Sun: 8am – 5pm
Closed on Mon

9. Dong Fung Coffee Shop

Dong Fung Coffee Shop - Store front

You may be familiar with Penang wanton mee, but have you had the pleasure of savouring Melaka wanton mee? At Dong Fung Coffee Shop, you have the opportunity to relish this regional specialty while immersing yourself in the charming kopitiam atmosphere.

Dong Fung Coffee Shop - Wantan mee

Their signature Wantan Mee is coated in the same soy sauce mixture, but with a hint of chilli oil infusion, lending the dish its distinct dark red colouration. Garnished with succulent char siew, many patrons often choose to add extra chilli for an enticing spicy kick.

119, Jalan Temenggong, Kampung Banda Kaba, 75000 Melaka
Thu to Tue: 6.30am – 10pm
Closed on Wed

10. Tranquerah Duck Noodles

Tranquerah Duck Noodles - Store front

Located in Richard’s Warong, this humble eatery is frequented by locals and tourists for its duck noodles. Originally located in Kedai Kopi & Makanan Soon Yen, Tranquerah Duck Noodles relocated to this warong in order to accommodate more people.

Tranquerah Duck Noodles - Noodles

To concoct their flavourful broth, they slow-cook whole ducks for a duration of 12 hours. The rich and flavourful essence derived from this meticulous duck braising process serves as the foundation for their broth. Additionally, the succulent duck is skillfully carved into bite-sized pieces and presented alongside the noodles for a mouthwatering combination.

Jalan Pandan, Taman Pandan Indah, 75250 Melaka
Wed to Mon: 7am – 1.30pm
Closed on Tue

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