Jalan Alor is a one-stop market for both foreigners and locals who seek to experience the deep Southeast Asian culture. Over the years Jalan Alor has become a food heaven. Being at the heart of Kuala Lumpur, the Jalan Alor Food Street offers an interesting experience to her customers, and its street food makes the whole experience unforgettable.
Jalan Alor is among the most famous street food street in Malaysia. It is located in Kuala Lumpur within Bukit Bintang shopping district. It can be easily located by a person staying in city center or anywhere else in the Klang Valley for that matter.
There is no actual closing or opening hours for Jalan Alor. However, this night market comes to life after six pm. Most people will flock to this place at around five pm. There is no entrance fee, but you should come with a great appetite if you are planning to visit. At this time, many vendors will set up their seafood restaurants and food stalls at the side paths filling up the place. It is an experience everyone who visits KL has to indulge in.
There are various stalls you can visit in Jalan Alor. However, if you love chicken wings or pork noodle, the Wong Ah Wah restaurant is the place for you. The opening hours of this restaurant is from 5 pm to 4 a.m daily although sometimes, the restaurant is closed on Mondays. *non-halal
Wong Ah Wah Restaurant Address: 6, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
For the locals and foreigners who love Chinese food especially the cuisines from Sze Chuan, Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman TKS is the place for you. Here, you can order fine potato soup, fried dumpling or fried lotus roots. The opening hours of this restaurant is from 5:00 pm to 2:00 am. *non-halal
Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman TKS Address: 38, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Pin Chen Hainanese Chicken Rice is a famous place for its silk smooth chicken skin, sauces, and fragrant rice. This stall is usually open during the day from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. If you want to have a nice lunch, this is the place to visit. *non-halal
Pin Chen Hainanese Chicken Rice Address: 43, Jalan Alor, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
No city in Asia can compare to Kuala Lumpur when it comes to eating out. There are a variety of cuisines offered that are of great quality and all at affordable prices. The Malaysian food reflects the mixed ethnicity of the population, traditional Malay cooking, the Punjab dishes, Chinese dishes and Indian cuisines. That being said, food prices at Jalan Alor aren't the cheapest but you certainly get what you pay for. Most of the cuisines here range from RM7.00 to RM30.00.
There is a variety of dim sum that you can choose from. The customers are usually given a plastic container and a pair of tongs in Jalan Alor. You will need a definite amount of cash to get a definite number of items.
More than one stall sells the mouth-watering deep-fried durian. This is because it is among the favorite street snack for a majority of people here.
Your visit to Malaysia will be incomplete if you have not tried the barbecued chicken wings. You will have a memorable experience especially if the chicken wings have been grilled with burning charcoal.
Spicy, sour and sweet are the three flavors present in the Malaysian rojak. With plenty of cucumbers, rose apples and pineapples, Malaysian rojak is like a fruit salad that has chopped peanuts and sweet sauce.
There are less activities conducted at Jalan Alor during the day, but during the night, the market is filled with stalls on both sidewalks that serve customers with unique Malaysian dishes. There are many delicacies that can be explored at Jalan Alor and you may miss out if you just visited Jalan Alor food street once.