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After having heavy meals for the past few days, we decided to have something lighter on Saturday night, Mee Sua Tow (鱼翅面线糊) at Restaurant Teow Chew Meng (潮州铭小食馆) at PJ SS2. Even though the restaurant is quite close to where I stay, I never noticed it’s existence as the location is just slightly out of the view, behind the row of shops that faces the Mobil gas station by the road that connects Seapark to SS2.

Mee Sua Tow at Restaurant Teow Chew Meng, SS2
Mee Sua Tow, topped with some fakeplan sharks fin

The ambience of this place is rather pleasing. Just clean and quiet environment, the quietness probably due to the MIDI music that is being played softly. No rowdiness usually associated with Chinese restaurants.

We ordered Mee Sua Tow for four, two plates of three flavored oyster (sweet, sour, and spicy), steamed lettuce, steamed octopus with rojak sauce, and some Toew Chew yam paste for dessert.

Mee Sua Tow at Restaurant Teow Chew Meng, SS2
Mee Sua Tow, Vege, Oyster, and Octopus

We didn’t need to wait long for the food to arrive, the Mee Sua Tow was served just a few minutes after we placed our order. Topped with some (I assume fake) sharks fin, the main dish comes with plenty of shrimp, imitation crab, fish maw, and bamboo clam in the thick mee sua (rice vermicelli) soup. It actually tasted like sharks fin soup, and best served the same way, with some vinegar. The portion wasn’t too big, and it was very delicious.

Mee Sua Tow at Restaurant Teow Chew Meng, SS2
Kelvin always looking so joyous

The other dishes we ordered were all pretty good, and the three flavored oyster even more so. It was like having oyster omlete without all the hassle of having to pick through the egg and starch. We ultimately had to order another serving to satisfy the cravings. The steamed octopus is a common dish in Penang but done pretty well here as well.

ST and Kelvin skipped the dessert, but kerol and I went for the ultra sinful Teow Chew yam paste. Basically made of yam with lard and topped with ginko nuts. It was very rich and sweet, and the lard.. ah.. go try it.

map to SS2, Restaurant Teow Chew Meng
The same row as Lobsterman

A portion of mee sua tow is RM10, with all the other extras and drinks we had to part with around RM 25 per person. A good value for what we had and I’ll surely go there again.

Restaurant Teow Chew Meng opens from 10am to 10pm, closed on Monday.

Address:
33, Jalan SS2/30
47300 Petaling Jaya

GPS: 3.113563, 101.621132
Tel: 03-7877 9298

Other branches in PJ:
9, Jalan SS14/1, 47500 Subang Jaya
54, Jalan 8/62A, Bandar Manjalara, 52200 Kepong

Branches in Penang:
Chai Leng Park, Prai (012-438 5288)
Pulau Tikus, Penang (012-411 0988)
8-Row, Georgetown (04-228 8675)
Sunway Tunas, Bayan Baru (04-646 6675)

Discuss : KY eats – Mee Sua Tow at Restaurant Teow Chew Meng, SS2 PJ

  1. LIGHT?!?!? lmao

  2. kelvin always cheery, of course…he got so many watches…maybe i should just use the word MUCH, it’s uncountable anyway.
    :)

    great FR on the mee suah. will try one day

  3. eh i where got so many… cheery bcos food is therapeutic!!!

  4. we have subang branch which always runs out of sotong !! MCH..but is damn good…

    a tad x 2 pricey …..

  5. i still prefer the stir fried mee sua… or the traditional one wif stir fried chicken in ginger soup plus a dash of red wine. damn i’m gonna haf tat

  6. Terenceg,

    with your style of ordering food, everywhere is pricey.

  7. […] Saturday night was a light dinner with KY at the Mee Sua place, then off home to process some pics and sleep early.. […]

  8. Terry, you should know where sotong staying now… PJ mah.. :P

  9. I know this shop as my colleagues recommened to me. Overall is not bad. But the mee suah ehmm just like soup lor.

    That day i brought my parent there too. They said PJ one is better than Menjalara.

  10. Hey.. there’s one at Lorong Selamat in Penang too…

  11. Lorong Selamat ,Penang branch was closed down.You can find a new outlet at Off Macalister Rd(Next to Anson Rd market)-Krian Road,8 Row(herritage houses) or Bayan Baru,Sunway Tunas outlet(Open Daily) Tel:012-4728186

  12. No wonder the name sounded so familiar. It’s from Penang wth. hahahahaha

  13. Exensive so so Food

    The food’s so so only but the price is so expensive. Also other than classic non spicy taste. The other tastes available are combination of hot (chili), sweet (sugar) and sour (tamarind).

    Seriously I do not understand how this restaurant’s food can be considered good and tasty.

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