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This is yet another hidden place in the middle of KL introduced by Kelvin. Contrary to the Kampung Atap curry fish head (another place introduced by the same bloke), Yee Sang Fat (易生发) is famous for their steamed fish head.

Steamed Fish Head at Yee Sang Fat, Pudu
the gang enjoying good food

This kopitiam is not trivial to locate. Situated opposite the Pudu Methodist Church just next to Jalan Tun Razak and Jalan Yew, the easiest way to get there is via Jalan Pasar. Since there are tables set up both in and outside this tai chau (大炒) place, you won’t miss it if you are on the correct road (Jalan Gajah).

Steamed Fish Head at Yee Sang Fat, Pudu
fish head, brinjal, pork ribs, vegetable

We asked for the must-try steamed fish head, brinjal (egg plant) with garlic, pork ribs, soupy lala, fried kangkung, and a tofu dish recommended by the waiter. We pretty much ordered all the dishes that printed on their lighted sign board that also spot the shop’s name. Six dishes for ten person to go with rice.

It didn’t take too long for the dishes to be served. The lala came first, and we devoured it like there’s no tomorrow. Then it was the fish head, steamed with plenty of garlic, ginger, and spring onion. The portion was pretty big too, and more like 1/3 of a fish instead of just the head.

Steamed Fish Head at Yee Sang Fat, Pudu
tofu and lala

The vegetable and pork ribs were pretty good, but my favorite of the day must be the brinjal with garlic. The soft and tender brinjal fried with some salt and lots of crispy garlic topped with spring onion. The contrast of the differing textures and the taste were just perfect. On the contrary, the tofu dish was pretty much forgettable.

Steamed Fish Head at Yee Sang Fat, Pudu map
not the easiest place to get to (NOTE: check comment #9)

This meal came to slightly over RM 120.00 for 10 of us, definitely a great value. Granted we did not order any fancy drinks, but there were fish head, lala, and meat as well. A burger meal with fries and coca-cola will cost you around RM 12 at Burger King. I’m sure we will go there again one of these days.

Address:
Jalan Gajah,
off JalanYew Pudu
Kuala Lumpur 55100

GPS: 3.132342, 101.717026

Discuss : KY eats – Steamed Fish Head at Yee Sang Fat (易生发) near Pudu

  1. never ajak me. but luckily i don’t like steamed/curry head anything.

  2. suanie,

    You went back to Batu Pahat that day, you noob!

  3. suan, the fish has lots of meat at the neck… can wallop one

  4. Fish head is very good… yummy!!!

  5. “fish head, brinjal, pork ribs, vegetable”

    hahahah Vegetable. So damn vague.

  6. if i’m not mistaken, same row as this shop has a beefball noodle shop. apprently famous one!

  7. not sure if there’s a noodle shop on the same row. dont remember seeing any. all i remember is next door is a mamak

  8. The tofu was bad.

    The rest was good, let’s do it again one day w00t this one can fight ong lai, but no o-jien!

  9. You got the map wrong. You can’t go straight to Jalan Gajah from Jalan Pasar Baru. You would have to turn left once u hit Jalan Yew, then make a U-turn, and turn left to Jalan Gajah just before the roundabout.

    And you can’t get into Jalan Yew from Jalan Pasar, so the best way to get there is actually from Jalan Pudu.

    FYI, Jalan Pasar Baru is choked with heavy vehicles and their cargo (its a wet market), so its best not to use that street.

  10. tankiasu,

    You are probably right, I’m not very familiar with the surrounding traffic pattern. Thanks!

  11. never ajak meeeeeeeeeee lol

  12. nv invite me :( uhuk uhuk

  13. wah almost everyday i pass by this stall since i got license

  14. Yes, I’m interested. can some one give me the restourants no. TQ

  15. Adron,
    I’m sorry but I don’t have their number

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