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Every once in a while, we drive out to have lunch with colleagues and friends even though there are plenty of choices within walking distance at KLCC. Our destination last week was Charn Kee Tasty Corner at Jalan Alor, Nicholas (the driver) recommended the famous clay pot fish paste noodle he has been eating ever since he was a little boy.

Fish Noodle, Charn Kee Tasty Corner, Jalan Alor, KL
a kopitiam set up, with illustrated menu

The restaurant (kopitiam set up) serves several dishes, with illustrated menu to aid the selection process for the uninformed. Naturally I have to try the clay pot fish paste noodle, the other noobs had the dry version of fish paste noodle and the lam mee (something similar to loh mee). We also ordered extra dumplings and fish balls to share.

Fish Noodle, Charn Kee Tasty Corner, Jalan Alor, KL
lam mee, fish paste noodle dry and soup version, dumplings and more fish balls

Even though it was at busy lunch hour, food didn’t take too long to arrive. The clay pot fish paste noodle was really good, reminded me of the same dish that I had at Kota Kinabalu some years ago. The fish paste and prawns complimented the noodle nicely and give the soup a subtle seafood taste. I particularly like the strong chili paste that accompanies the dish.

My colleagues returned very positive verdicts on their respective dishes too. The extra fish balls and extra dumplings were very good as well. The texture of the fish ball were just perfect.

Fish Noodle, Charn Kee Tasty Corner, Jalan Alor, KL
look at the happy bunch!

Price wise, Charn Kee is pretty reasonable, if my memory serves me correct, the meal costs less than RM 8 per person inclusive drinks. This is going to be one of the places to eat in KL for me.

map to Jalan Alor, KL
Charn Kee at Jalan Alor is just a short walk from Bukit Bintang area

No 35, Jalan Alor,
50200 Kuala Lumpur

GPS: 3.145797, 101.708819
7:30am to 4:30pm, close on Monday

Discuss : KY eats – Fish Noodle at Charn Kee Tasty Corner, Jalan Alor

  1. Never been to Jalan Alor at broad daylight. Usually there at night for the beef noodle and for ‘sight seeing’. No touching involve.

    I’ll join you for makan in 3 weeks time.

  2. Eh, the one you asked me to go last 2 weeks?

  3. Penny,

    Yes, but you didn’t want to join us, too bad. 😀

  4. Omg. Looks tasty!

    Seriously, you drive out to eat during office lunch time? Gee. Dont you get stuck in congestion or something?

  5. This is one of my favourite place.
    Last time i used to go every weekend.
    For those that not yet try bfore….must go n try it out. Their Nyonya Curry also nice.

  6. Must try the cendol next time. Best.

  7. try Shui Kee next door for yummy “munn yee meen” or “pan meen”. go early otherwise it will be quite a long wait.

  8. one word for advice though.. try not to sit inside the restaurant. Better sit outside. Why? coz after sitting inside, u might wanna change ur mind eating there. Cockroaches roam from floor to tabletop! Eeewww!

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