Where To Get Really Tender & Flavourful Pork Ribs In KL & PJ

Perfect for porkoholics! :D

1. Ticklish Ribs & 'Wiches

Pork ribs fans are in for a treat with the signature Ultimate Tickle dish here. Using local pork marinated in a mix of over 30 spices, you'll love how satisfyingly flavourful these barbecued ribs are!

A fan of salted egg everything? You'll love the Salted Egg Pork Ribs here too, with tender and flavourful ribs coated in the delicious umami salted egg sauce.

Outlets: Sea Park | The Gardens Mall

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2. ANTE

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When you're in the mood for some classic-style ribs, you can't go wrong with these porky experts' serving. Order up the Chargrilled BBQ Pork Ribs and enjoy the fall-off-the-bone meat coated in a beautifully smoky sauce.

Outlets: 1 Utama | Publika

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3. Marta's Kitchen @ Sri Hartamas

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Fans of the premium Iberico pork can make their way to Martha's Kitchen! The Spanish-style ribs here are slow-roasted to give it a rich flavour, and the sweet caramelised sauce makes them all the more flavourful.

Address: No. 3, The Signature, Sri Hartamas 22, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11.30am - 11.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 6411 0832

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4. Ticket To Korea @ Setiawalk

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Gooey melted cheese to go with your pork ribs? Yes please! These Korean-style ribs are basted in a spicy-sweet sauce and served on a hot plate with a heaping bed of cheese. You're not gonna wanna miss out on this one.

Address: No. 8-1, Block C, Setiawalk, Persiaran Wawasan, Jalan Wawasan 1/1, Taman Wawasan, Puchong, Selangor

Opening hours:
5pm - 11am (Mondays - Thursdays)
5pm - 12am (Fridays - Sundays)
Closed on Tuesdays

Contact: +6013 453 8819

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5. BLACKmarket @ Jalan Kampung Pandan

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BLACKmarket is another spot in town you can check out for some Iberico Ribs. The air-flown Spanish Iberico Black Pork Ribs are grilled to perfection and served with their specialty black sauce.

Address: No. 16, Jalan Kampung Pandan, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 11am - 3pm, 5.30pm - 12.30am (daily)

Contact: +603 321 8686

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6. Down To Bones @ Jalan Klang Lama

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This laid-back cafe is known for serving up budget-friendly tender ribs that are grilled to perfection, coated with their house-made special sauce. A side of butter mash and coleslaw complete the hearty dish. Simple yet satisfying!

Address: No. 8, Jalan Hujan Rahmat 3, Overseas Union Garden, Jalan Klang Lama, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 12pm - 3.30pm, 6pm - 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 7972 0130

More info on: Facebook

7. Betty's Midwest Kitchen @ Aman Suria Damansara

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Who's up for some baby back ribs? This huge serving is perfect for sharing - or not! :P Well-marinated with their own special homemade sauce and grilled to succulent tenderness, you can enjoy your Midwestern-style ribs here with some good ol' fries and coleslaw.

Address: No. 40A, Ground Floor, Jalan PJU 1/43, Aman Suria Damansara, Petaling Jaya

Opening hours:
11.30am - 3pm, 5.30pm - 9.45pm (Tuesdays - Sundays)
Closed on Mondays

Contact: +603 7880 0196

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8. Naughty Nuri's

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The hunt for pork ribs isn't complete without a stopover at popular Balinese joint Naughty Nuri's. Known for their signature Chargrilled Ribs, the fragrant Balinese-style pork ribs is coated in a flavourful and sticky sweet house-made barbecue sauce and kicked up a notch with a side of spicy sambal.

Outlets: Atria Shopping Mall | Desa Sri Hartamas | SS15, Subang Jaya | Bangunan Life Centre

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9. El Cerdo @ Changkat

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This haven for pork lovers is a must-visit for their Oven-Roasted Iberico Spare Ribs. The side of tangy pineapple salsa adds a deliciously tropical flavour to the fall-off-the-bones ribs.

Address: No. 43 & 45, Changkat, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
10.30am - 10.30pm (Mondays - Fridays)
12.30pm - 12.30am (Saturdays & Sundays)

Contact: +603 7865 0589

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10. Sausage And Ribs Shack @ Cheras

Besides the traditional BBQ Pork Ribs, the Honey Chipotle version here is also a must-try. The unique combination of sticky sweet honey and peppery chipotle gives the juicy and succulent ribs an exciting mix of flavours.

Address: No. 9 Jalan 2/105, Taman Midah, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours:
12pm - 10pm (Mondays - Fridays)
9am - 10pm (Saturdays)
6pm - 10pm (Sundays)
Closed on Thursdays

Contact: +6016 229 2168

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11. S'MORES

The lively vibe at S'MORES makes it a great place to round up the gang and enjoy their signature S'mores Pork Ribs. The succulent ribs, grilled to achieve that caramelised crust, is glazed with their classic house-made barbecue sauce for the ultimate comforting treat.

Outlets: Desa Parkcity | Bangsar South | Tropicana City Mall

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12. Naughty Babe Dirty Duck

Besides the explosive Pork Ribs they're known for, this hearty serving of Oven-Roasted Iberico Spare Ribs is just what you need when you're in the mood for tender and juicy meat.

Outlets: Desa Sri Hartamas | Bangsar Baru

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