Top Chinese Restaurant in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

1. Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant

This Chinese restaurant of One World Hotel is a great place for large groups. It is a popular choice for festive celebrations or company dinner. They also have private dining rooms for smaller groups. Besides, the restaurant serves premium Cantonese cuisines with ingredients like lobsters, crabmeat, scallops, oysters and more. Thus, do expect premium pricing for the bill.

PJ Zuan Yuan Chinese Restaurant

2. New Paris Chinese Restaurant

This restaurant is popular for its extremely fast service and always crowded during dining hours. It spans over two shop lots with both ground and upper levels. Some of the notable Chinese dishes are Watermelon Chicken (Champion Chicken), Guinness Pork Ribs, Salted Egg Soft Shell Crab, and signature Tofu. Remember to book in advance if you are visiting during festive seasons.

PJ New Paris Chinese Restaurant

3. Restoran Lan Je

Located at Kota Damansara, people often visit here for their signature steamed Tilapia fish. You can choose a few different levels of spiciness – mild to extremely spicy. However, the space in the restaurant is relatively small and normally fully seated. Therefore, be sure to reach early to avoid the crowd.

4. Oriental Pavilion Chinese Restaurant

This is the only Chinese restaurant in CNN Travel Guide’s list of KL Top 20 restaurants. It features both a restaurant and banquet hall which can accommodate more than 500 people. Furthermore, the restaurant specializes in fine Cantonese dishes. It is also a popular place for Dim Sum breakfast in PJ.

PJ Oriental Pavilion Chinese Restaurant

5. Oriental Cravings

Different from other restaurants on the list, this restaurant is situated inside a shopping mall. The Far East Kopitiam interior concept has made the restaurant stands out from the rest in the mall. The office workers usually flock the restaurant during weekdays. Try out their signature claypot loh shu fen and other typical Chinese food!

PJ Oriental Cravings Chinese Restaurant

6. Restaurant Extra Super Tanker

This restaurant opened in July 2004 and offers authentic Cantonese-Hakka cuisines. It also claimed that they serve food unique in taste and can hardly be found in any other restaurant. Besides, their roast duck is one of the best in town. They also offer wide choices of pork dishes, especially pork knuckles.

7. Gold Dragon City Seafood Restaurant

The locals often visit this traditional 80’s styled Chinese banquet restaurant during the weekends. They serve well off portion food at reasonable prices. You should make reservation in advance if going in a larger group. They serve typical Chinese cuisines like ‘Shao-xin’ wine chicken, braised abalone, onion bean curd and more.

PJ Gold Dragon City Chinese Restaurant
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8. Loong Foong Seafood Restaurant

A slightly premium choice for roasted duck lovers. Here, the roasted duck skin is thin and crispy, while the meat is tender and flavourful. That’s what people often come here not for the seafood. However, from fish to crabs, prawns to squid, you can also find average seafood dishes here.

PJ Loong Foong Chinese Restaurant

9. Double Joy Chinese Food

This restaurant offers inexpensive dishes for the public. You can choose to sit in the air-conditioned indoor or outdoor dining areas. Although you might not enjoy the environment here, but you will definitely like the great food taste. You can ask for recommendations from the staff to know what’s the fresh choice of the day.

10. Ee Chinese Cuisine Restaurant

Lastly, try out the crispy Peking duck here! This restaurant serves a variety of finest Chinese cuisine in town. You can also order their delicious dim sum. During Chinese New Year, you may bring your family to try their special hand-picked menus.

PJ Ee Chinese Cuisine Restaurant

Top Chinese Restaurant in Penang, Malaysia

1. Huo Tan Wang Charcoal Steamboat

Huo Tan Wang is a top Chinese restaurant that still serves charcoal steamboat nowadays. When you come here, the first thing you will notice is the tall chimneys of the hotpots. Next, there are three choices of broth – signature sour and spicy soup, traditional clear soup, or Thai tom yum soup. You can also combine two soups in one pot. While each set comes with Eel Fish Balls, Enoki Mushroom as well as Chinese cabbage.

2. Maple Palace Chinese Restaurant

If you are looking for a Chinese fine dining experience, this is the right place to go. Despite the high prices, their food quality is highly rated. You will also enjoy the elegant mansion environment here. They serve traditional Chinese dishes as well as premium seafood steamboat. Remember to make reservations before you come especially for reunion dinners.

Maple Palace Top Chinese Restaurant Penang
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3. Chin’s Stylish Chinese Cuisine

This place has shocked Penangnites when it just opened, due to its extraordinary design. You will also like the exclusive view of the pier from the restaurant. In fact, the award-winning Chinese restaurant was originally opened in London in 1987. Try some of the creative dishes by skilled chef here, while enjoying their top services.

Chin's Stylish Chinese Cuisine Penang
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4. My Home Style Restaurant

Miss your grandmother’s cooking? My Home Style is just as described in the name. They serve home-cook dishes like Bittergourd Egg, Fried Bean Curd with Brinjal, Braised Pork Belly, etc. The taste would bring you back to the place for more than once.

My Home Style Top Chinese Restaurant

5. Tek Sen Restaurant

The business started as a small ordinary rice stall in the year 1965. Now, it is a two-shop-lot restaurant serving a wide range of local cuisines on the menu. Usually, there is a big crowd queue during dining hours. So, be sure to go early if you want to try out the food there.

Tek Sen Top Chinese Restaurant Penang

6. Baba Phang

Being one of its kind, Baba Phang serves Peranakan Chinese food. This restaurant belongs to Chef Baba Vincent who has more than 20 years of experience. Try their signature dish Cincalok Fried Pork and also the special Chef’s recipe Acar Kiam Hu.

Baba Phang Penang Top Chinese Restaurant

7. Restaurant Bali Hai Seafood Market

You will notice this restaurant when you are coming near the Gurney Drive seafront, with its big LED signage. Not only you can pick seafood live from the tanks, but you also can choose the way it cooks. Enjoy the best way to preserve seafood’s original freshness, flavor, and taste.

Bali Hai Seafood Market

8. Starview Restaurant

As a typical Chinese restaurant, this place serves almost every classic Chinese cuisine that you can recall. Popular among the locals, this restaurant is a nice place for wedding dinners and Chinese New Year reunions.

Starview Restaurant Top Chinese Restaurant

9. Hu Ji Chinese Restaurant

Talking about Chinese food, people normally think of pork. But, this pork-free restaurant will change your mind. This restaurant is popular for its lunch porridge buffet with colorful side dishes. So, try their sweet potato porridge which you may not get it easily out there.

Hu Ji Top Chinese Restaurant

10. Tho Yuen Restaurant

Different from others on the list, Tho Yuen Restaurant is well known for its fresh and authentic Dim Sum served daily. They also serve Egg Tarts, Paos, and Chicken Rice. The place tends to be crowded in the morning, especially weekends. You may also want to try their traditional homemade walnut cookies.

Tho Yuen Restaurant Penang

Top Japanese Food in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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1. Hanare Japanese Restaurant

Visit this restaurant for a once-in-a-lifetime royal Japanese food experience. While surrounded by modern upper-class decor, you can enjoy a variety of food choices here. Start the meal with sushi platter and complete it with grilled seafood. You must also try the signature Japanese teppanyaki served by their top professional chefs.

2. Fuku Den

This restaurant serves the most authentic dishes from Northern Japan in Malaysia. Not only they give you the real Japanese taste, but they also bring you to the luxurious food heaven. You must not miss out on their Robatayaki and Tempura! Try also the sizzling beef, lamb or lobster which only served in the evening.

3. Ipuddo Ramen

Ipuddo serves one of the best ramens in town. Experience the world-class service at this full-fledge idea Japanese restaurant and bar. The wide range of menu selection will also leave you a hard self-conflicting time deciding which dish to take. Nevertheless, try the signature Shiromaru Motoaji – milky pork bone soup.

Ippudo Ramen Gurney Plaza Top Japanese Food

4. Kampachi

Craving for sashimi? No need to fly to Japan, just visit Kampachi and enjoy the air-flown sashimi! Carefully selected from the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo, every piece is freshly cut and served. Dip the sashimi in wasabi and soy sauce to enjoy the most authentic dining experience like Japanese. Besides, indulge yourself in the cozy traditional Japanese environment.

5. Sushi Jiro

Breaking the typical impression that Japanese food is expensive, Sushi Jiro is the best affordable option for everyone! You can curb your craving with its menu of more than 100 types of sushi to choose from. On the other hand, you can also try their udon dishes which is cheap for its portion.

Sushi Jiro Mid Valley

6. Ri-Yakitori Bar

As presented in the name, Ri-Yakitori is popular for its special grilled chicken on a skewer. The sauces and smokiness of the meat mix perfectly with the taste of tender chicken parts. Lastly, complete your meal with sake, which is served right from their special sake dispenser.

Ri Yakitori KL Top Japanese Food
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7. Tatsu Japanese Cuisine

Indulge yourself in a luxurious contemporary ambiance while enjoying the authentic Japanese dishes. Besides, you can choose from selections of sashimi, teriyaki, teppanyaki, or many other Japanese cuisines in the buffet. Furthermore, its Asian zen yard view with a cascading waterfall also provides you a peaceful dining atmosphere.

Tatsu Japanese Cuisine

8. Wasabi Bistro

If you are a Japanese foodie, you must come to this modern bistro situated right in the city center. Try their famous special tuna carpaccio, crispy deep-fried chicken and tangy curry. Other notable dishes also including the Kobe beef and Mango salad.

Wasabi Bistro KL

9. Coco Tei Tokyo Japanese Cuisine

Coco Tei is recognized as the descendants of the well known Hajime Restaurant. So, distress yourself at this nature-oriented restaurant with wonderful dishes and heart-warming sake. The popular menu like Chirashi sushi, Erinci Butteryaki, and Ebi Miso Mayonnaise are also Chef’s recommendation.

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10. Ozeki Tokyo Cuisine

Chef Hitoshi Kimijima has gained his fame through his cooking experiences in Japanese, French, Italian and German cuisines. Thus, visit OZEKI to discover his creation of contemporary Japanese cuisine. Everything here is served fresh as their fish are also imported from Tsukiji Market.

Ozeki Tokyo Cuisine KL
Ozeki Tokyo Cuisine KL