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My friends have been raving about this place with the best fried eggs for a while now. Yuki, Winnie, and Kerol kept talking about the fried eggs that everyone must try, and my thought was probably exactly like yours, “Fried eggs? Serious?”

So we made a trip to Restaurant Muar at Tengkat Tong Shin a couple weekends because I had to know what the fuss is all about.

Restaurant Muar is situated right next to Ngau Kei at Tengkat Tong Shin
Restaurant Muar is situated right next to Ngau Kei at Tengkat Tong Shin

Located just a few doors down from the popular 24 hour beef noodle place Ngau Kei, Restaurant Muar serves home cooked dishes from a comfortable home-turned-restaurant setting. There’s air conditioning and some attempts in interior decoration, but we’re here for the food anyway, right?

The menu has your usual home-cooked dishes broken down into a few categories – seafood, chicken, egg, beancurd, vegetable, and soup. Pork is missing from the list though.

this fried egg is what we came here for
this fried egg is what we came here for

And.. this is what we came here for. The famous crispy fried eggs (RM 5/RM 7) at Restaurant Muar was really a very simple yet very well executed dish. A few eggs deep fried and with dark soya sauce or cooking caramel sprinkled on top, that’s it!

It was really as what they said – the best fried eggs there is! Crispy on the side with the egg yolk still slightly runny, it was glorious. I kinda miss it right now while penning this down actually.

paku pakis, otak otak, prawn with petai
butter kailan, otak otak, prawn & squid with petai

To go with steamed rice, we also ordered a few other dishes for the four of us.

The petai squid and prawns (RM 16) was positively spicy and rather fragrant, goes well with rice. Butter kailan is another interesting dish and tasted like the crumbs from butter prawns with a hint of kailan taste, it worked well I think.

I thought the otak-otak (RM 12) was merely average, a little bit too firm for my liking and didn’t carry the reputation of Muar otak-otak well.

Kerol, KY, Yuki - the cendol is pretty good too
Kerol, KY, Yuki – the cendol is pretty good too

Restaurant Muar also serves set meals for 1 pax (RM 5.80), 2-3 pax (RM 25.90), 4-6 pax (RM 45.90), and even 7-10 pax (RM 65.90). Prices are pretty reasonable for what you get and food is generally rather delicious. Now if I have a super hot deep fryer at home…

map to Restaurant Muar at Bukit Bintang

Address:
Restaurant Muar
No. 6G Tengkat Tong Shin
50200 Kuala Lumpur
GPS: 3.145677, 101.706941
Tel: 03-2144 2072, 012-219 2199
Hours: 11am-3pm, 6pm-10pm Closed on Mondays