Fusion dishes are almost always a delightful surprise to the taste buds. When you are in Melaka, your tongue will have certainly a lot of such great tasty and yummy experiences.
The unique Chinese taste and cuisine expertise combined with the Malay food experience offers the best Nyonya food that are popular in Malaysia specially Melaka. You will get to know that the Nyonya food is not alone a foody experience but it is an introduction to the two cultures and their traditions.
What is Nyonya Food?
A little sauce and rest dry food is the symbol of Nyonya Food in Melaka. It is hard to stop eating once you see a beautifully decorated plate occupied by fried fish, chicken or beans covered by a little gravy and a lot of salad. Noodles are a plus and often offered as additional service.
3 places to try Best Nyonya Food in Melaka
Here are our recommendations of 3 best places to try Nyonya Food in Melaka.
1. Nancy’s Kitchen
One of the finest places to find best nyonya food in Melaka is Nancy’s Kitchen. You will find reasonably priced great food that won’t let you go anywhere else in the Jonker Walk. The restaurant can be easily found. The food, restaurant staff as well as the environment is great and a customer finds themselves at home when in there. You might like very unique dishes here like the sambal squid with bitter beans that make up Sambal Sotong Petai. While the dish can be eaten as you like, we recommend having it with rice. A re-order is natural for the dish!
2. Kocik Kitchen
With almost the same menu, Kocik Kitchen presents great challenge to the revenues of Nancy’s Kitchen. You will love Kocik’s halal food. Everything is great due to its unique and identifiable taste. Most popular Nyonya food of Kocik is otak-otak which is a fish cake and the Assam fish. You will appreciate how the restaurant manages to offer great taste in such competitive prices. Sunny afternoons can be enjoyed best here.
3. Equatorial Hotel Malacca
Equatorial Hotel Malacca offers most elegant furnishings where you enjoy food as well as the roomy floors. The unforgettable foodie experiences of this place count chicken and bean dish ayam pongteh and fired fish dish ikan goreng cili garam. It is rare that one leaves the restaurant and does not Google the recipe. The only thing that limits eating nyonya food in Melaka is the space in your tummy. Seriously, the money and taste are not issues when in Melaka.
One of the best thing to do in a place is to try the local food. Nyonya food is a very popular among locals and tourists also like to try it in Malacca. For the same reason, trying Nyonay food is one of the best things to do in Malacca.
If you want to recommend a Nyonya restaurants in Melaka, please add comments below. If you’re traveling across in Malaysia, below are some best places to try authentic Nyonya food.