12 Awesome Dishes To Try The Next Time You’re In Port Dickson

Seafood, cendol and moreeeee! :D

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1. Lamb Char Kuey Teow @ King's Char Kuey Teow (halal)

This popular place is known for their next-level char kuey teow, serving the basah-style noodles with such sides as grilled chicken and squid, but the lamb remains the crowd-favourite option.

Address: Lot 402, 4, Jalan Pantai, Si Rusa

Opening hours:
12pm - 3.30pm, 4pm - 3.30am (Tuesdays)
4pm - 3.30am (Wednesdays - Sundays)
Closed on Mondays

Contact: +6017 633 3644

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

2. Nasi Kukus Ayam Panggang @ Cowboy Place (halal)

Comfort food at its best! Their chicken, baked to perfection, is what sets their nasi kukus apart. Some cili kicap completes the simple yet satisfying dish.

Lot 2755, Batu 9 Mukim, 1/4, Jalan Pantai, Taman Orkid

Opening hours: 9am - 9.30pm (daily)

Contact: +6013 308 8675

More info on: Facebook

3. Fish Head Curry @ Deen's Fish Head Curry (halal)

Who's up for some kari kepala ikan? Deen's famous Fish Head Curry is a must when you're in Port Dickson. Be sure to check it out!

Address: Jalan Dato' K. Pathmanaban, Bandar Port Dickson

Opening hours: 6.30am - 6pm (daiy)

Contact: +609 662 6225

4. Salted Egg Crab @ Restoran Pantai Ria (halal)

For something decadent, head right on over to Restoran Pantai Ria to try their stellar Salted Egg Crabs!

Address:  Lot 3/223 Wisma Lim Chong Hai, 7 1/2 Miles, Jalan Pantai

Opening hours: 8am - 2am (daily)

Contact: +606 662 5122

5. Seafood Tom Yam @ Embok Village Steamboat (halal)

This tom yam is as yummy as it is pretty. Served in a coconut bowl, this flavouful seafood-stuffed tom yam is perfect for true fans of Thai food.

Address:  Jalan Pantai Batu 2 1/2 

Opening hours: 6pm - 12am (daily)

Contact: +6019 212 7919

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

6. Meatballs Fried Rice @ MHR Burger's (halal)

This Asian-Western fusion platter features fried rice with some pretty unusual sides: meatballs, baked beans, and coleslaw. This is as comforting as it gets!

Address: Bandar Baru Sunggala

Opening hours:
4.30pm - 12.30am (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Wednesdays

Contact: +6018 287 7885

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

7. Pineapple Fried Rice @ Double Queue (pork-free)

Load up on this Thai classic at Double Queue! Their signature Pineapple Fried Rice goes especially well with some Chicken Green Curry for some added flavours.

Address: 4-G-18, Persiaran Waterfront

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm

Contact: +606 646 3139

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

8. Stuffed Crab @ Gim Men Teppanyaki (non-halal)

You need to try these delicious stuffed crabs at least once! The crab meat is topped with sambal and mayo for a truly unique flavour.

Address: No.103, Kampung Arab

Opening hours:
11am - 2.30pm, 5.30pm - 10.30pm ( Thursdays - Sundays)
Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays

Contact: +606 647 4271

More info on: Facebook

9. Pork Ribs Curry Bun @ Lucky King Bun (non-halal)

Lovers of pork ribs will not want to miss out on this hearty bread bowl, stuffed with curry pork ribs that is sure to wow.

 No. 4366, Taman Aman, Jalan Bandar Lukut

Opening hours: 11.30am - 10pm (daily)

Contact: +606 651 2392

More info on: Facebook 

10. Bak Kut Teh @ Ah Cui Bak Kut Teh (non-halal)

Make room for some soul-soothing Claypot Bak Kut Teh! Add on some cakoi and enoki mushrooms and you’re in for a truly satisfying meal.

 No. 24 Jalan Pasar Besar Lukut

Opening hours:
8.30am - 2.30pm, 5pm - 8.30pm (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Tuesdays.

Contact: +6013-378 2172

More info on: Facebook

11. Cendol Bakar @ Original Cendol Bakar (halal)

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A sunny day in Port Dickson isn’t complete with some ice cold cendol! Try Cendol Bakar’s interesting version, where the gula melaka is baked for a richer flavour. You can choose to add some durian puree to your bowl too!

Address: Kampung Teluk Kemang, Port Dickson

Opening hours: 10am - 7pm (daily)

More info on: Facebook

12. Pisang Goreng Cheese Milo @ Pisang Addict (halal)

These piping hot crispy banana fritters, generously topped with grated cheese and Milo, are well worth the calories.

Address: Restoran Rezeky (Berhadapan Pantai Cahaya Negeri), Batu 4, Jalan Pantai, Si Rusa

Opening hours:
1pm - 7pm (Mondays - Sundays)
Closed on Fridays

Contact: +6011 1188 0373

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

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