Disclaimer: Operating hours may differ slightly during this time. Most of these kopitiams operate up until lunch time, but stay open to offer tai chow in the evening.
1. Restoran Meisek (USJ 14)
Meisek is a staple for USJ residents. The kopitiam is famous for its authentic Sarawak laksa and kolo mee, as well as its char koay teow with lots of wok hei. Their Hainanese kopi peng is also incredibly aromatic, and comes with the best no-spill packaging.
During the initial Movement Control Order, Meisek was one of the first few kopitiams in USJ to implement strict SOPs and an efficient tapau-ing system. You can even buy Hainanese bread, kaya, and kampung eggs here.
At night, the hawker stalls at Meisek are closed, but you can order steamed chicken and bean sprouts, along with rice, noodles, or porridge from Lian Kee Chicken Rice.
Address: 12, Jalan USJ 14/1K, USJ 6, 47630 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 6am - 11.30pm (Daily)
2. Restoran Vest Inn (USJ 16)
Home to the popular Yap Chan Fish Head Noodle, here's where you can get a hearty bowl of fish noodles with a side of fried salmon slices, mmmm. ;P Aunty's homemade pan mee is also a crowd favourite, and usually sells out before 1pm.
Aside from that, the chicken rice stall here offers a generous topping of fried garlic, while the dim sum aunty makes super yummy siew mai. If you're looking for a healthier option, the lei cha is also pretty good.
Address: 1, Jalan USJ 16/2G, USJ 16, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 6.30am - 11.30pm (Daily)
3. Restoran New Apollos (USJ 4)
From melt-in-your-mouth char siew to flavourful bowls of prawn mee, the food options here are endless at New Apollos.
This kopitiam also features various famous food stalls like ngau hor (Cantonese style fried beef noodle), Famous Bangkok Lane Mee Goreng, and handmade bao from Restoran Klang Food Centre.
Address: 32, Jalan USJ 4/6B, USJ 4, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 7am - 10pm (Closed on Tuesdays)
4. Restoran Foh Foh (SS15)
The reason most people go to Foh Foh is because of Uncle Soon Fried Rice. While it may seem unassuming, there's just something special about this fried rice with prawns and char siew, topped with a runny fried egg. <3 Oh, and make sure to ask for more sambal, because it's the bomb.
There are a variety of other stalls at Foh Foh that offer yummy food. Some of the more memorable ones include the healthy vegetarian mixed rice that's clean and affordable, and the aunty selling mini egg tarts, cheese tarts, and other sweet treats.
Address: 97, Jalan SS 15/4B, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 6am - 11.30pm (Daily)
5. Restoran Wai Kwan (USJ 6)
If you're craving for a good handmade bao, it doesn't get much better than the ones you'll find at Wai Kwan. This popular stall has been around for over 30 years, serving 13 varieties of steamed buns, including fillings like char siew, mui choy, nam yu pork, and chicken curry. They often run out before lunch time, so come early.
But if you can't get your hands on the baos, fret not. The kopitiam serves up delicious hakka mee, curry chee cheong fun, and bitter gourd noodle soup. For those who like their kopi kaw, you won't be disappointed with their coffee – they even blend it in a mixer before serving.
Address: USJ 6, 47610 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 7am - 2pm (Closed on Mondays)
6. Restoran Wong Soon Kee (SS14)
Known as the birth place of Lim Fried Chicken, Wong Soon Kee offers outstanding fried chicken and mixed rice. It's normal to have to queue up for your food, but the wait is always worth it. Make sure they give you a scoop of their sweet sambal to go with your fried chicken!
However, what most people don't know is that this kopitiam also offers lots of yummy food. Order the dry cintan mee with spicy soup, or kar liew to your char koay teow for large, juicy prawns. The wan tan mee, beef noodles, and prawn noodles here are also a safe bet.
Address: 1, Jalan SS 14/1, SS 14, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 6.30am - 2.30pm (Daily)
7. Restoran Kum Chuan (SS13)
Located beneath a row of flats, Kum Chuan is most famous for their curry noodles, topped with char siew, cockles, tau pok, long beans, and beansprouts. But the highlight of the dish is the super thick and creamy curry broth, yasss. :9
Other dishes worth trying here include their hakka mee, char koay teow, and chicken rice. They also serve up a good cup of kopi if you need your caffeine boost.
Address: Jalan SS13/1A, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor (near Kompleks 3K Subang Jaya)
Operating hours: 7am - 2pm (Closed on Sundays)
8. Kedai Makanan Dan Minuman USJ 2
Right opposite the USJ 2 Shell petrol station, this kopitiam is home to Fushou Lou Nyonya Curry Mee. What's unique about this curry mee is that they offer a lighter nyonya curry with coconut milk and a sour lime curry soup base. The homemade sambal is also freshly blended with various spices, making it more fragrant and flavourful.
You can order the curry mee dry or with soup. For coffee lovers, this kopitiam is also known for having kopi that's super kaw. Other stalls include Taiping chicken hor fun, kuih, and char koay teow.
Address: 19, Jalan USJ 2/2C, Subang Jaya, Selangor, 47600 Petaling Jaya
Operating hours: 6am - 10pm (Daily)
9. Kedai Kopi Nanking (Taipan)
In the bustling business centre of Taipan, you'll find the popular Nanking kopitiam offering up a variety of tasty hawker food. While you can get good hawker food there during the day, most people come at night for their hokkien mee and char koay teow.
One thing you must order is the rice wine lala or kam heong lala from the hokkien mee stall. Other stalls that are open at night also sell barbecue chicken wings, oyster omelette, and grilled fish.
Addresss: 36, Jalan USJ 10/1, Taipan Business Centre, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 7am - 11pm (Daily)
10. Restoran Chuan Kee (USJ 4)
If you've stayed in Subang since young, chances are you've had Chuan Kee Chicken Rice growing up. This place is known for their affordable chicken rice and homemade sambal, and is often crowded with regulars. According to a long-time customer, you should always order extra chicken skin, get dark soy sauce on your rice, and make sure you try their flavourful soup.
Apart from that, the mixed rice stall at this kopitiam offers a variety of tasty dishes. There are also hakka noodles, char koay teow, and a few other stalls available.
Addresss: 32, Jalan USJ 4/6B, USJ 4, 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 8am - 10pm (Closed on Mondays)
11. Restoran Yew Sing (SS15)
Chances are, you won't know about this place unless you work in SS15 or come here regularly. Yew Sing is located in one of the obscure alleys of SS15, but offers some tasty wan tan mee that's apparently been around for over 30 years.
Other dishes like curry mee, char koay teow, and prawn mee are also surprisingly good. However, they usually sell out after lunch time, so make sure you don't go too late.
Address: 48, Jalan SS 15/4C, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 6am - 6pm (Daily)
12. Restoran Kwai Sun (SS15)
Thinking of grabbing a bite for breakfast or lunch around SS15? You'll find a wide variety of hawker food at Kwai Sun, ranging from Penang style prawn mee and mee goreng, to staples like wan tan mee, dim sum, popiah, and Nyonya kuih.
For those who love dumplings, you should definitely try out the pan fried Chinese dumplings – the same stall also offers Chinese style la mien. The kopitiam also features a branch of Ahwa Hokkien Mee, known for their charcoal fire hokkien mee with lots of wok hei and pork lard.
Address: 5G & 7G, Jalan SS15/4G, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 7am - 12am (Daily)
13. Restoran Park Way (SS19)
There aren't that many places in Subang where you can find a good plate of Jawa Mee, but Park Way is one of the exceptions.
Besides that, they offer a wide range of yummy hawker food like prawn mee, char koay teow, curry mee, and Kampar noodles. The mixed rice here is also delicious and affordable, while the Thai food is worth a try.
Address: 4, Jalan SS 19/6C, SS 19, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 8am - 2pm (Closed on Mondays)
14. Medan Selera Pasar Moden MPSJ (SS15)
Fondly known as pasar, the ground floor houses a wet market, while the first floor is a food court with all kinds of affordable eats. From Malay chicken rice and nasi campur, to Thai food and economy rice, there are lots of food options that'll keep you coming back for more.
The one thing everyone loves about this place is their fried chicken from the economy rice stall. You can get a full plate of rice, two veges, and a quarter fried chicken for less than RM10. And of course, a meal here is never complete without, "Leng chee kang, satu..."
Address: Jalan SS 15/8a, SS 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 6.30am - 2pm (Daily)
15. Rojak SS15 Subang Jaya
For those of you who are unaware, the famous Rojak SS15 has moved to a shop lot in Subang Square. Customers no longer need to queue up under the hot sun to get their cravings satisfied. ;D
The rojak is as good as it always has been, and you can get it with an egg, with sotong, or the full-on version of both sotong and egg. There are also two types of vadai, both of which remain crispy and fluffy even if you order takeaway. Besides that, some Subang-ites swear by the cendol – the icy dessert features fragrant brown sugar and glutinous rice.
Address: W-10-00 Business Park Subang Square West Wing Jalan SS15/4G, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 10.30am - 7pm (Daily)
16. Yee Kee Yong Tau Fu House (SS14)
Yee Kee Yong Tau Fu House offers delicious yong tau fu, both fried and in soup. The unique thing about this restaurant is that they will freshly make the yong tau fu right after you've picked the ingredients. The fillings here are also generous, and overall cheaper compared to similar restaurants. However, be warned when picking your ingredients, 'cause it's super easy to over-order. ;P
One of the items you must get is the chee cheong fun, which is smooth and super tasty together with the sweet sauce and chilli sauce. The fried dumplings are never a bad idea too.
Address: 9, Jalan SS 14/1, SS 14, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Operating hours: 10am - 10pm (Daily)
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