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The PJ SS2 mamak square is a pretty popular and cheap dinner/supper place, with a mixture of Chinese (all pork free) and Malay/Mamak offerings. There’s good chicken rice, fried rice, tomyam, and more, but what most people don’t realise is that there’s a pretty awesome nasi lemak half-stall as well.

Nasi Lemak Utara, sharing the same stall with Burger Wan
Nasi Lemak Utara, sharing the same stall with Burger Wan

This is a half-stall because it shares the same spot as the burger stall, with the nasi lemak “desk” facing on the other side. In fact, the nasi lemak guy and the burger guy are related.

Nasi lemak is usually ready by around 7+ in the evening but it often doesn’t last the whole night. There isn’t many dishes to choose from, but the usual suspects of sambal cuttle fish, fried chicken with rempah (my favorite), curry chicken, and cockles are almost always available.

super delicious nasi lemak, at a fair price
super delicious nasi lemak, at a fair price, check out the rempah too

The rice is fragrant and usually served warm with a sheet of banana leaf, and you get peanuts, fried anchovies, and half a hard boiled egg by default. The sambal is pretty mean and carries quite a kick as well. My go-to order is usually the chicken with rempah (ask for more rempah) and cockles, and that usually comes up to RM 7 or so, pretty reasonable price for what you get.

Next time when you’re there, do give it a try if they are open (there’s no pattern, sometimes the dude takes random holidays it seems).

map to Mamak Square at Petaling Jaya SS2

Nasi Lemak Utara
Jalan SS 2/60,
Petaling Jaya, Selangor

GPS: 3.117783, 101.622430

Discuss : KY eats – Nasi Lemak Utara at SS2 Mamak Square

  1. oooo, any place that offers cockles with its nasi lemak is all right by me! extra see hum please (and i really mean EXTRA!) 😀

  2. Bro, I have passed by over there many times and lots peoples savoring the food during at night butta some said the foods is unhygienic.

  3. Michael Ng

    Awesome! People till today call it ibumee. haha. Nice nasi lemak.

  4. Decent pricing!

  5. Anywhere near that cheap Thai place at SS2. You stay around there? Seem to go there pretty often…. The nasi lemak certainly looks good!!!

  6. Looks yummy… and I’m hungry now

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