SAYS Top 9 Must-Try Pork Dishes In Klang Valley

Ribs, knuckles, and steaks, oh my!

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1. The Chargrilled Pork Steak @ Ante

Voted 'Best Place for Meat' is the past two years by Time Out KL, Ante's tender and juicy chargrilled pork steak is served with russet potatoes, truffle sauce, and honey-glazed rockets.

1. A2-G1-09, Solaris Dutamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 03-6206 3364.
2. Lot F346, First Floor, Rainforest, New Wing, One Utama Shopping Centre, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Tel: 03-7732 5204.

Opening Hours: 11.00am to 10.00pm daily.

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2. Mac Daddy @ Weiner Hot Dogs

Lots of sinful goodness goes into a Mac Daddy = pork sausage, super extra cheesy mac and cheese, topped off with crab meat (with homemade old bay seasoning) and crushed ritz crackers.

Price: RM22 each.

Address: G-25, Da Men Mall, USJ 1, Persiaran Kewajipan, USJ 1, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 10.00am to 10.00pm daily.

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3. The Ultimate Tickle @ Ticklish Ribs & 'Wiches

Don't let its crackly skin fool you - Ticklish Ribs & 'Wiches' famous pork ribs are impossibly tender inside! Marinated in their secret recipe and then fried to perfection, the pork ribs are available in Spicy or Not Really Spicy and served with their signature Ticklish sauce.

Price: RM22 for 3 pieces (half bucket), RM43 for 6 pieces (full bucket).

Address: No. 5, Ground Floor, Jalan 21/11A, Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 12.00pm to 10.00pm daily.

Contact Details: Call 03-7865 9126 if you have any enquiries.

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4. The Almighty Nuri’s 1995 Signature BBQ Spare Ribs @ Naughty Nuri's

Marinated with Balinese spices and char-grilled to perfection, Bali's best-loved pork ribs are are so tender they fall right off the bone without much effort on your part. Big enough to share between two or three people, the ribs are coated in BBQ sauce and served with a spicy dark dressing.

Price: RM45 per rack.

1. 2, Ground Floor, Jalan 24/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 016-556 4611.
2. G-08, Ground Floor, SS15 Courtyard, Jalan SS15/4E, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor. Tel: 012-666 4108.
3. Lot G-05, Ground Floor, Life Centre, 20, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur. Tel: 019-300 7221.
4. 114, Jalan Burma, 10050 Penang. Tel: 04-226 3171.

Opening Hours: 12.00pm to 12.00am daily.

5. Piggy House Special BBQ Long Ribs @ Piggy Tail Restaurant & Bar

Unlike the short ribs that are usually served in restaurants, Piggy Tail prides itself on its premium long ribs, which are leaner and barbecued with their special Piggy BBQ sauce.

Address: No. 39, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 11.00am to 1.00am
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am to 1.00am

Contact Details: Call 012-320 6071 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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6. Roasted suckling pig @ El Cerdo y El Cerdito

Available in half or whole piglet, El Cerdo's Chochinillo Al Estilo Segoviano is served with baby potatoes and house salad.

Address: 43 & 45, Changkat Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur.

Opening Hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 12.00pm to 2.30pm, 6.00pm to 10.30pm
Friday: 12.00pm to 2.30pm, 6.00pm to 11.00pm
Saturday: 6.00pm to 11.00pm

Contact Details: Call 03-2145 0511 or 013-309 4197 to make reservations.

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7. Porchetta @ Crack Pork

What exactly is a porchetta, you ask? It's basically siew yok but made Italian-style (heavily salted and seasoned with Italian herbs). You can have it to-go or savour the crispy, crackly skin and warm, tender meat straight out of the oven!

Address: 59G, Jalan PJU 5/21, The Strand, Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 11.00am to 3.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11.00am to 5.00pm

Contact Details: Call 012-207 3994 if you have any enquiries.

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8. Crispy skin pork knuckle @ The Pork Place

Crispy, fragrant skin on the outside, tender, juicy meat on the inside? Say no more.

Address: Lot 31, IOI Boulevard, Jalan Kenari 5, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Selangor.

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Sunday @ 11.30am to 3.00pm, 6.00pm to 10.00pm.

Contact Details: Call 03-8076 9608 if you have any enquiries.

9. Pork knuckle @ Tom, Dick & Harry's

Slathered with thick, flavourful gravy and accompanied by sauteed vegetables, TDH's pork knuckle is big enough to be shared with at least two other people. It is recommended to call ahead as TDH only serves a limited number of pork knuckles per day.

Address: 18, Lorong Rahim Kajai 14, 60000 Kuala Lumpur.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 4.00pm to 1.00am
Friday: 4.00pm to 2.00am
Saturday: 10.00am to 2.00am
Sunday: 10.00am to 1.00am

Contact Details: Call 03-7710 2122 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.


Where is your to-go place when you need to satisfy your porky cravings? Let us know in the comments below!

Don't feel like eating out? You can make some pretty irresistible pork dishes at home:

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