9 Places To Buy Meals For RM6 And Under

Know that feeling when it's the end of the month and you're tight on budget but you still gotta eat? Yeah, we hear you! Disclaimer: Prices stated may differ slightly upon the charge of GST.

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1. Hard to find inexpensive pasta? You can definitely get some at The Humble Chef

Started as a food truck, this affordable eatery received such overwhelming responses that they have now opened a restaurant! They have a range of dishes priced at RM6 (and below), from pasta dishes to lamb stuffed omelette, pita sandwiches and more. Psst, we hear they have desserts as well!

Where: The Humble Chef,
Jalan Medan Setia 2, Bukit Damansara,
50490 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday: 10am - 3pm, 6pm - 12am
Closed on Sundays

2. There's a reason why Rojak Mustaffa has made a name for itself

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You would definitely want to get a plate of this classic rojak or if you fancy some noodles, their mee rojak is worth a try too! With a combination of crisp fresh vegetable, crunchy fried accompaniments, tofu, cuttlefish, and boiled egg, all smothered in decadent peanut gravy, it definitely feels like a treat for only RM5.

Rojak Mustaffa
Jalan 17/41A (off Jalan 17/21)
Section 17, Petaling Jaya

Opening hours: 12pm - 5.30pm daily

3. Slurp away for lunch at Madam Chiam Curry Noodle House with their specialty, which is pan mee

Despite its name, the restaurant is more well known for their pan mee. RM6 can get you a bowl of pan mee in small, with the choice of having it dry or in soup. The deliciously smooth noodles with a springy bite to them are served with the usual works of pan mee that is sure to satisfy you.

No 20, Jalan Cerdik,
Taman Connaught, Cheras
56000 Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday: 7am - 5pm
Closed on Mondays

4. Double D is combining the best of both worlds with this buffet-style 'chap fan'

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Know how it gets tricky when trying to gauge how much your plate of economy rice or 'chap fan' is going to cost you? Well, not in Double D because they charge a fix price of only RM5 for a plate of mixed rice! As long as you can fit the dishes on your plate and of course, no sharing with another person.

Double D
14-1-1, Jalan Setia Prima B,
U13/B, Setia Alam, Selangor
40170 Shah Alam

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 9am - 2.30pm
Closed on Sundays

5. If anything, the queue for the mouthwatering Ilham Nasi Kukus is an indication that it's a must-try!

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Stalk this place for steamed rice drizzled with a mix of curries, topped with freshly fried ayam goreng rempah herba and fiery hot sambal belacan. It is paired with pineapple chunks for a refreshing touch while crispy anchovies provide the contrast in textures. The curry mixed with the fluffy grains is an addictive mixture of kuah kerutup daging made from beef, fish gulai and gulai darat.

Ilham Nasi Kukus,
7, Jalan PJU 7/16, Mutiara Damansara
Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm daily

6. Don't let Hameed ‘Pata’ Mee Sotong's radioactive colour fool you, it has a special kick to it

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Between the choice of either 'rebus' or 'goreng', this famous fiery mee sotong will satisfy all kinds of cravings you never knew you had before this. The complex flavour of this dish (priced between RM5 to RM7) definitely packs a punch!

Hameed ‘Pata’ Mee Sotong
6, Kota Selera Padang Kota Lama (Fort Cornwallis Food Court)
Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah
10200, Georgetown, Penang

Opening hours:
Monday to Saturday: 11.30am – 8pm
Closed on Sundays

7. Murni Discovery sure know what they're doing with their odd but tempting roti combination

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Best known for their wacky inventions and spin on traditional roti, Murni's Roti Ayam or Daging is RM5 - before the GST charge - and is filled with minced meat (chicken or beef), eggs and cheese topped with a generous amount of mayonnaise dressing.

Address: A list of their outlets can be found here

Opening hours: Varies according to location

8. This spin on the traditional popiah at SisterS Crispy Popiah won't leave you disappointed

The crispy popiah is SisterS Crispy Popiah's signature product (below RM6). As the name suggests, the popiah looks like any other popiah at first glance, but each bite will land your teeth in its crispy, crunchy fillings. In every crispy popiah, you have the option of adding chicken ham, cheese, crabsticks or prawns.

Giant, Kota Damansara, Selangor
One City Mall, USJ, Selangor
Mydin, USJ, Selangor
The Mines, Seri Kembangan, Selangor
Festival Mall, Setapak, Kuala Lumpur
Main Arrival Terminal, Level 3, KLIA Sepang
Plaza Angsana, Johor Bahru
One Segamat Shopping Mall, Segamat, Johor
Kluang Mall,Kluang, Johor
KSL City Mall, Johor Bahru
East Coast Mall, Kuantan, Pahang
Star Mega Mall, Sibu, Sarawak

Opening hours: Varies according to location

9. Get a taste of simplicity and authenticity with Sanuki Udon's house specialty

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Despite being one of the cheapest dishes on their menu at RM5, their specialty udon, House Special with Egg, is one not to be missed. With silky smooth handmade udon noodles, topped with a runny egg and crisp spring onion, this simple combination hits all the right spot.

Sanuki Udon,
9, Jalan Bukit Deas 5,
Taman Bukit Desa, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 10.30am - 2.30pm, 5.30pm - 9.30pm
Closed on Mondays

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