When it comes to street food in Malaysia, most people often cite Penang right off the bat, but for those who likes something perhaps more comforting, Ipoh street food is a great alternative. If you’re in KL looking for a taste of what Ipoh has to offer, Avenue K’s Ipoh Market Street (non halal) should be in your short list.

Ipoh Market Street, Avenue K
Ipoh Market Street, Avenue K

Walking out from KLCC LRT station, take a right turn and keep walking towards the end, you’ll find Ipoh Market Street on your right. The diminutive entrance opens up into a pretty decent size dining hall with a menu filled with a good selection of dishes hailed from the city that was famous for tin mining.

One thing to note – Ipoh Market Street at Avenue K is a non-halal restaurant.

Ipoh curry mee
Ipoh curry mee

The signature dish here is the Ipoh Curry Mee (RM 11.90) that comes with chicken stripes, roast pork, mint, lime, and your choice of noodle. I thought the broth does pack a punch and the inclusion of roast pork made everything that much better. Definitely satisfying for someone who wants a jolt over lunch, I liked it.

Ipoh white coffee, market street soft boil egg on toast
Ipoh white coffee, market street soft boil egg on toast

The soft boil egg on toast (RM 4.90) was my favorite dish over the tasting period. In fact, I went back a week later to specifically order this and savior it slowly. Perfect soft boil eggs on perfectly toasted bread, as simple as they are delicious.

The Ipoh white coffee (RM 4.50) here is one of their specialty, and always with proper thick foam too. If you like full bodied creamy coffee, this would definitely satisfy.

Ipoh caramel custard egg, spicy chili crispy pork fried rice
Ipoh caramel custard egg, spicy chili crispy pork fried rice

Ipoh caramel custard egg is something that seems sorta out of place at this “kopitiam” style restaurant, but I thought the dessert was more than decent, like most dishes we tried here.

Other than noodle dishes and light meals, Ipoh Market Street also serve “tai chao”, or hot wok style of meal from 5-10 pm daily. We only managed to try their spicy chili crispy pork fried rice (RM 11.80) and it was pretty decent, though I’d want to have the portion to be a bit smaller so that the pork to rice ratio is higher tho, but for those with a big appetite, it is definitely not a bad thing.

 

map to Avenue K

Address:
Ipoh Market Street
UC-3 
Avenue K Avenue K, 156, 
Jalan Ampang, 
50450 Kuala Lumpur
GPS3.159257, 101.713610
Tel03-2181 2623

KY eats – Ipoh Market Street, Avenue K

20 thoughts on “KY eats – Ipoh Market Street, Avenue K

  • February 7, 2018 at 7:48 pm
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    KY, never seen breakfast like that and !took so good you want dive into it.

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    • February 7, 2018 at 9:30 pm
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      Vickie: you can easily make these at home too! Especially the eggs on toast 😀

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      • February 9, 2018 at 5:07 am
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        It is how uncle KY skillfully make the video and photos to make it pr0n like, that is why can make normal look so good #lol #foodpr0n #notti

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        • February 9, 2018 at 6:24 pm
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          kekeke: i’ll take that as a compliment?

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          • February 12, 2018 at 7:02 am
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            #oiiiiii #tskkkkkk

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  • February 7, 2018 at 10:33 pm
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    I hope this place is not located in KL, hardly go there lah ~>_<~

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    • February 8, 2018 at 9:49 am
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      Choi Yen: COME TO KL!!!!!!!!

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  • February 8, 2018 at 2:22 pm
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    where’s the kshf (chicken shredded hor fun) dude? toast with 1/2 boiled egg… phewit! I like!

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    • February 8, 2018 at 7:41 pm
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      Mark: haha cannot order so much la.

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      • February 9, 2018 at 5:12 am
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        kshf kambing shredded hor fun in pahang is good too #fakenews

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    • February 8, 2018 at 7:41 pm
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      eatwhateatwhere: enjoy!

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      • February 9, 2018 at 5:10 am
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        they should connect KLCC LRT direct to Ipoh #lol #msia2030 #foodpr0nparadise

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    • February 8, 2018 at 7:41 pm
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      Monica: yaa certainly.

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  • February 9, 2018 at 5:18 am
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    kyspeaks – BUlXlYeDgfK.mp4 is missing, pls re up, uncle

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    • February 9, 2018 at 6:24 pm
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      kekeke: eh, it works here. try again?

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      • February 12, 2018 at 6:08 am
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        i think i snagged almost 3gb worth, but not for 3 videos

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  • March 21, 2018 at 5:02 pm
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    I just went there for breakfast yesterday! I had their curry chee cheong fen and I liked it. Definitely heading back there to try the toast 😀

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    • March 22, 2018 at 9:09 am
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      Allyna: happy that you like it! 😀

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