Malaysia is indeed a food haven for Chinese Cuisine, as many Chinese restaurants specializing in various types of Chinese foods, including Cantonese, Sichuan, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Taiwanese Cuisine, can be easily found in many places within KL and PJ. Some Chinese foods in Malaysia is influenced by Malay or Indian Cuisine, resulting in a unique Malaysian version with a heavier and spicier taste. Din Tai Fung is arguably the most well-known Taiwanese restaurant in the world. They are so successful as a Chinese restaurant in KL and the brand itself has become synonymous with Xiao Long Bao. The Xiao Long Bao here is freshly handmade at the open kitchen. The skin is so thin that you can actually see the soup and meat filling inside. Remember to dip the Xiao Long Bao in vinegar with ginger slivers to enhance the taste. Apart from Xiao Long Bao, other specialty Chinese foods, such as Shrimp Fried Rice, Pork Chop, and Braised Beef La Mian, are also extremely popular. (See their food photos and menu) Noble House has established itself as one of the top-rated Chinese restaurants in KL with their delicate and delicious Chinese Cuisine with a modern twist. The restaurant’s interior is elegantly designed in contemporary style with up to 400 pax of seating capacity. Some not-to-be-missed dishes here include Smoked Farm Chicken, Charcoal Grilled Pork Ribs Spanish Style and Scrambled Egg with Milk & Lobster Meat. They are also well-known for their value-for-money Chinese lunch buffet on Sundays. (See their food photos) Sek Yuen is the one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in KL. What’s most amazing about this place is that they are still using wood fire to prepare all the dishes! Many old-fashioned and classic Cantonese food can still be found here, including Cold Chicken, Pi Pa Duck, Eight Treasure Pork Leg, and Kwai Fa Chi. To try their signature Eight Treasure Pork Leg, you need to preorder the dish at least a day before, as it takes a lot of effort and time to clear the bones and stuff the pork leg with eight different types of premium ingredients. (See their food photos) Dragon-i restaurant is no stranger to lovers of Chinese food in Malaysia. This Chinese restaurant has more than 15 outlets at various shopping malls in Klang Valley, including its latest outlet at IOI City Mall. Their menu consists of several different types of regional cuisines, including Shanghai, Szechuan, Beijing and Lanzhou Cuisine. They are most well-known for their perfectly executed Xiao Long Bao with thin skin and succulent fillings. Also tantalizing is their hand-pull noodles (La Mian), which are freshly handmade at the open kitchen to ensure the texture is soft and springy. (See their food photos) Paradise Dynasty has quickly built its name as one of the most reputable Chinese restaurants in Malaysia. Most people know about them from their Signature Dynasty Xiao Long Bao with eight different colors and flavors, including crab roe, cheese, garlic, ginseng, black truffle and so on. Remember to eat the 8 pieces of Xiao Long Bao in the right sequence to enjoy their distinct flavors to the fullest. Aside from Xiao Long Bao, their La Mien with Stewed Beef Brisket is another impressive Chinese food, as the broth is thick and flavorful. (See their food photos)Discover more hottest chinese food restaurant Hunt for the best chicken rice restaurant
Oversea Restaurant is one of the oldest and most well-known Chinese restaurants in KL. The main branch is located at Jalan Imbi. Most patrons come here for their signature Char Siew, which is perfectly barbecued until the meat is coated with a thick layer of caramelized crust that is extremely fragrant. Also satisfying Chinese food is their Cantonese Fried Rice. It is served in large portion with ingredients, such as fresh prawn, long bean, char siew, and egg. The fried rice is well-cooked with sufficient “wok hei”. (See their food photos)
Village Roast Duck at Bangsar Village I or Pavilion’s Dining Loft, where you can enjoy delicious roasted duck in a comfortable setting. The signature roasted duck here is carefully marinated and perfectly roasted until the skin is crispy and the meat juicy. Apart from roasted duck, other Chinese foods, such as Char Siew and Roasted Pork are also very popular among patrons. What’s more, each guest is served with a complementary soup to tone down the greasiness of the duck. (See their food photos)
Hakka Restaurant is an established Chinese restaurant in KL offering all kinds of Chinese food. The restaurant is a bungalow with plenty of parking spaces, and it offers a choice of indoor or al fresco dining. At night, many patrons like to sit at the outdoor dining area to enjoy the awesome view of the twin towers. Some of the must-have items here include Herbal Roasted Duck, Steamed Kampung Chicken, Braised Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetable and Hakka Abacus. (See their food photos)
Lau Heong. This well-known seafood restaurant has been around for more than 40 years. It is now managed by the 2nd generation. Most of the seafood here is sourced from the owner’s hometown in Bagan Datoh, Perak, which explains why the seafood is so fresh and big in size! Some must-try specialty Chinese foods here are Fried Chicken Wings, Thai Style Prawn & Squid, Curry Fish Head and Salted Egg Mantis Prawn. The Thai Style Prawn & Squid is served sizzling hot on a banana leave with sweet and creamy sauce. Absolutely delicious! (See their food photos)
New Paris is probably the most well-known Chinese restaurant in SS2 area. It is extremely spacious with 3 floors of seating area. The restaurant doesn’t have a menu. The best way to order Chinese foods from this restaurant is to ask recommendations from the staff. The most popular dish here is the Champagne Chicken, which is sweet and sour chicken paired with refreshing watermelon balls. Truly a feast for the eyes and the palate! Also famous is their Sambal Prawn with Petai, Crispy Pork Knuckle, and Butter Stir-Fried Vegetables. (See their food photos)
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