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When it comes to food, the action in Ipoh pretty much centers around the new town area regardless of time of day it is, and if you’ve already gotten enough of the various rendition of chicken rice and are longing for some good old fashion fried noodle, then Tuck Kee is certainly a place to check out.

Ipoh Tuck Kee, Ipoh New Town
Ipoh Tuck Kee, Ipoh New Town

Located at Ipoh New Town along Jalan Yau Tet Shin, the middle lot occupied by Tuck Kee sprawls over the parking area outside the old shop houses at night. If the weather cooperates, alfresco is a great choice, otherwise the place may get a little bit packed and you may even have to queue up forΒ  a table during busy weekends.

Menu is a simple two page affair – one with the various types of noodle, the other with a selection of 5 different side dishes (menu photos below).

braised yee mee, wat tan hor, hokkien mee, yu kong hor
braised yee mee, wat tan hor, hokkien mee, yu kong hor

For the five of us, we ordered just about a little bit of everything from the menu.

Of the four types of noodle we ordered, the moonlight hor (yut kong hor) was the best, followed by a pretty good braised yee mee and wat tan hor. The Hokkien mee though, was a bit of a let down with the texture of noodle being too easily torn. If you only have to order one dish here, get the moonlight hor.

The accompanying sambal is on self-served, take all you can basis, which was awesome cos the sambal was legit.

baby octopus, chicken feet, bean sprout
baby octopus, chicken feet, bean sprout

The three side dishes we ordered were all quite spot on. You can always count on bean sprouts in Ipoh and this one did not disappoint. The baby octopus reminds me of the version they served at Teow Chew Meng, which was good, and those chicken feet is almost as satisfying as the version in Kimberley Street in Penang.

Best of all, at Tuck Kee, service is super fast, and prices are super reasonable. A portion of noodle in the photo above was at RM 7 or RM 8, with the only dish over RM 10 being the octopus, no wonder the locals flocks to this place.

map to Ipoh Tuck Kee noodle house

ipoh tuck kee menu (1) ipoh tuck kee menu (2)

Restoran Ipoh Tuck Kee
61, Jalan Yau Tet Shin, Taman Jubilee,
30300 Ipoh, Negeri Perak
GPS: 4.593996, 101.084530
Tel: +6016 220 9361

Discuss : KY eats – Noodles and more at Ipoh Tuck Kee, Ipoh New Town

  1. It’s been a while since I last visited Ipoh… those four are my favorite Chinese noodles! Price seems reasonable. I’ll check them out if I have a chance. Haha

  2. I’ve heard about this place for moonlight kway teow & baby octopus. I wonder if you’ve tried their branch in Uptown which many reviews say is a far cry from the one in Ipoh…coz the chef is in Ipoh, not KL…hahaha! πŸ˜€

    • eatwhateatwhere: haven’t tried their place at Uptown, I guess if people goes there and order their Hokkien mee only then most definitely it’d be a disappointment.

  3. Braised yee mee looks like our Sibu Foochow fried noodles. Eekkkkk!!!! Chicken claws! LOL!!!

  4. I wanna have some of those baby octopus. Looks good. πŸ˜€

  5. moonlight hor with two eggs for me! πŸ™‚

  6. I like the fat noodles and I love fresh bean sprouts.

  7. A must visit for hubby and our obligatory orders are Yut Guong Hor & the poached octopus.

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