11 Nasi Lemak Places To Satisfy Your Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner Cravings
1. Serunai Nasi Lemak @ PJ
The latest Nasi Lemak bar in town, Serunai offers a large variety of appetising side dishes that you can add to your nasi lemak, giving your very own dish a unique twist.
Start off with a nasi lemak base consisting of flavourful, coconut-infused rice with a side of sambal, peanuts, sliced cucumbers, and ikan bilis, which you can spruce up with additional toppings, like their best-selling ayam goreng berempah, crispy tempeh, succulent sambal sotong, and flavourful ayam masak lemak.
Pair your uniquely customised nasi lemak with a cup of iced cham or refreshing teh o limau ais for a truly satisfying meal.
43, Jalan SS 23/15, Taman Sea, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
11am – 11pm (Daily)
2. Poppo Kanteen @ Bandar Puteri, Puchong
Mimicking the nostalgic environment of our school canteen with a modern flair, their nasi lemak is made with love by Poppo, who used to operate an actual school canteen at a school in Batu Pahat, Johor.
Preserving the original flavours loved by teachers, parents, and students alike, their signature nasi lemak ayam berempah and nasi lemak curry chicken is a crowd-favourite that will surely satisfy your cravings.
While you're there, do try their other nostalgic dishes such as cendol, toast with soft-boiled eggs, and classic chicken chop.
55G, Jalan Puteri 1/4, Bandar Puteri, 47100 Puchong, Selangor
10am – 11pm (Daily)
3. Mamalee Nasi Lemak @ Damansara Uptown
Mamalee is adored by many because of its unique flavours and generous portions for a reasonable price. Who would have imagined creating unique nasi lemak combinations, such as salted egg yolk fried chicken nasi lemak, black truffle sauce nasi lemak, or nasi lemak with lobster?! This is your cue to dine at Mamalee to bring your taste buds on an adventure.
27M, 1st Floor, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
7.30am – 5pm (Daily)
4. The Lucky Beanie Nasi Lemak Stall @ Taman Mayang, PJ
The masterminds behind this little business certainly show a whole lot of love and passion for their nasi lemak, which is exactly what we're looking for in a home-cooked meal! Operating from their recently upgraded food truck, The Lucky Beanine Nasi Lemak Stall also provides catering services for your events, ensuring that your guests are treated to Malaysia's favourite local dish.
Jalan SS 26/9, Taman Mayang Jaya, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
8am – 11am (Monday – Friday)
5. Village Park @ Damansara Uptown, PJ
Are you even Malaysian if you've not heard of Village Park? This restaurant is no stranger in the nasi lemak scene. The OG of all nasi lemak, Village Park has been operating since 2002 and is still regarded as one of the best nasi lemak spots after 20 years.
Their customers include VIPs, politicians, and celebrities such as Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Dato Lee Chong Wei, Little Miss Khan, and even internationally-renowned Malaysian comedian, Uncle Roger. This impressive list of patrons cements Village Park's reputation as the go-to destination to savour this hearty dish!
5, Jalan SS 21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
6.30am – 5.30pm (Daily)
6. Nasi Lemak Bumbung @ Sea Park, PJ
Make a beeline for this famous alleyway that serves cheap and fast nasi lemak to satiate those midnight hunger pangs. Bumbung's signature nasi lemak is always topped with their perfectly runny sunny side up, which pairs so well with their sweet and spicy sambal.
6, Jalan 21/11b, Sea Park, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
4pm – 12am (Daily)
7. Mali's Corner @ Setapak, KL
Can't decide between nasi lemak or char kuey teow? What if you can have both? Mali's Corner is famous for both dishes, which will solve that indecisiveness between your group of friends.
Pair your nasi lemak with some tasty, piping-hot fried chicken or with a variety of inviting side dishes that you can choose from. Their char kuey teow is wok-fried upon order using plenty of flavourful ingredients and the most important element of all, wok hay!
Platinum Walk, 2, Jln Langkawi, Setapak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur
5pm – 9pm (Daily)
Closed on Wednesday.
8. OG Street Kitchen @ Bandar Utama, PJ
This nasi lemak spot that went viral on TikTok first began as a flood relief initiative by influencer Rozeeta Abdul Manan, in an effort to help her neighbours who were affected by the floods in Setia Alam back in 2021.
Today, Rozeeta is continuing this legacy as a business, pairing her nasi lemak with unique and irresistible crunchy delights such as fried chicken skin, fried soft shell crab, and fried sotong. Her signature mouthwatering, spicy sambal is also to die for.
The Port MY, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
5pm – 9pm (Daily)
Closed on Wednesday.
9. Nasi Lemak Wanjo @ Kampung Baru, KL
Brace yourselves for long queues when you're here, because this nasi lemak place is so good that it's always packed!
Said to be the best nasi lemak place in Kuala Lumpur, Wanjo is ideal for gatherings with friends and family to bond over a plate of hearty, coconut-y, and spicy goodness served alongside an array of side dishes. From crunchy tempeh to tender and spicy rendang chicken, Wanjo offers a truly Malaysian dining experience. Wash it all down with their selection of refreshing fresh fruit juice.
8, Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
6am – 12am (Daily)
10. Wondermama @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre, PJ
Wondermama serves all kinds of local delights and comforting homecooked meals with a touch of contemporary flavours, including a variety of every Malaysian's favourite rice dishes.This restaurant is popular for its nasi goreng kampung, aromatic spiced rice, and of course, its satisfying serving of nasi lemak served with fragrant blue rice, ayam berempah, and a side of crunchy keropok!
1 Utama Shopping Centre, Lot S131 2nd Floor, Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
10am – 10pm (Daily)
11. Nasi Lemak Burung Hantu @ TTDI
What sets their nasi lemak apart is that it is made with high-quality, fragrant basmati rice. Of course, no nasi lemak is complete without sambal, and Burung Hantu offers a variety of fiery sambals ranging from sambal petai, clam sambal, and succulent sotong, which can be paired alongside vegetables, a fried egg, or fried chicken,
Burung Hantu truly brings together a symphony of traditional Malaysian flavours, making it the perfect spot to satisfy those nasi lemak cravings.
19, Lorong Rahim Kajai 13, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur
4pm – 3am (Daily)