What to eat in Penang (Pork Free): #RebeccaPenangHalalGuide

1. Ayu Mee Udang, Teluk Kumbar Penang
Directions, pictures, review: https://www.rebeccasaw.com/halalmuslim-friendly-food-outlets-in-penang-ayu-mee-udang-teluk-kumbar/

Halal or Muslim friendly food outlets Penang Ayu Mee Udang, Teluk Kumbar-004

2. Nasi Tomato Batu Lanchang
Directions, pictures, review: This starts only at 11pm every night. And the queue is 30 pax long! Find out why –>

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3. Sany Char kuey teow
Directions, pictures, review: Delicious heady prawn stock makes this CKT a hit –> https://www.rebeccasaw.com/halalpork-free-char-kuey-teow-in-penang-sany-char-kuey-teow-bayan-baru/


4. Mohd Raffe Nasi Kandar at Pulau Tikus and Bishop Street.

halal Penang food - best nasi kandar raffe pulau tikus

5. Sulaiman Chapati – Astaka Taman Tun Sardon Penang – order the roti jala too!
Directions, pictures, review: https://www.rebeccasaw.com/sulaiman-chapati-astaka-taman-tun-sardon-penang-order-the-roti-jala-too/


6. CMR China Muslim Restaurant is the 1st original Chinese cooking restaurant from China in Penang that acquired HALAL certification from the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM).
Read all about the restaurant cooking of “Qing Zen” cuisine using all Halal materials & cooked by Muslim Chefs from The Ningxia Muslim Autonomous Region of China –> https://www.rebeccasaw.com/penang-halal-food-cmr-cina-muslim-restoran-dpiazza-mall-bayan-baru/


7.  Serabai, peknga kari ikan, nasi lemuni, roti jala, apom with coconut chutney @Astaka Taman Tun Sardon – great breakfast place!
Directions, pictures, review: https://www.rebeccasaw.com/halal-breakfast-in-penang-serabai-peknga-kari-ikan-nasi-lemuni-sulaiman-chapatti-astaka-taman-tun-sardon/

Halal breakfast in Penang Astaka Taman Tun Sardon-037

8. Restaurant Yunus Khan (Jiao Sai) @ Jalan Agryll, Georgetown, Penang – BIRD SHIT Mee Goreng .
Very popular and many claimed this to be one of the best mee goreng in town. Well, you can decide on that yourself.


9. Teatime: Mee Sotong at Padang Kota Lama (Esplanade) –> https://www.rebeccasaw.com/mee-sotong-penang-coconut-shake-halal-at-padang-kota-lama-esplanade/

Mee Sotong Penang & Coconut Shake - (Halal) at Padang Kota (Esplanade) -012

10. DINNER: Padang Brown Medan Selera – cheap and good!
Chicken Chop, Char Hor Fun, Tom Yam, Kerabu, Sup Ekor….. –>  https://www.rebeccasaw.com/malay-food-court-in-penang-padang-brown-medan-selera-evenings-only/


11. Pork free Nyonya & Hainanese food @ Hainantown Restaurant PENANG:

Pork free Nyonya & Hainanese food Hainantown Restaurant PENANG-004

Pork free Nyonya & Hainanese food Hainantown Restaurant PENANG-003



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This Post Has 24 Comments

  1. Siti Khatijah

    can’t wait to see the whole list Rebecca!
    Will be sharing this with all my friends

  2. Marcus

    sweet guide.
    woi. u kerja ke makan?

  3. Sonia

    YOU ARE AWESOME! Thanks cause inserting the details of the name of the restaurant, place and opening hours!

    1. Rebecca Saw

      Hey Sonia, thanks for dropping by! 🙂
      I’ll be updating this list from time to time, but u can google “halal penang rebecca ” and my posts willl com up! hope that helps u in your food hunt! 🙂

  4. mus

    nice information rebecca

  5. BB Aminah

    Thx Rebecca for the posting.

    1. Rebecca Saw

      You’re very welcome! I hope it is useful! I have more actually.

  6. Saidah

    Your post is very useful for my stay in Penang. Thank you so much for your effort to put up this list. Hopefully can read the rest of your list before this sunday and explore the places.

    1. Rebecca Saw

      Thank you for your kind words!
      I really hope this helps – my hometown offers many good food, and it is NOT limited to nasi kandar or just char kuey teow! 😀

  7. Farina

    Very nice article. Was wondering is there any hipster cafe in penang that doesnt serve pork?

  8. qistina

    Thanks. Very helpful for my coming trip…

  9. Margaret lee

    I hv Muslim siblings, n they like seafood, thai n Chinese style home cooked dishes…I h to crack my brains each time…
    this is great.

    1. Rebecca Saw

      Hey Margaret I’m SOOOOO HAPPY to hear that!
      THat’s the exact reason I did this guide – to assist those who wish to enjoy great Pg food that is halal/ pork free 😀 😀

      1. jailani saleh

        You are doing a great job for Penang food and for those who prefers Halal food. I wont go hungry when I am there. Thanks again.

  10. Rehna

    Thanks a lot for the listing! I love Penang and its food but been having trouble looking for yummy halal offerings. This is so great. Already ticked a few that im gonna visit this weekend! Thank you again!

    1. Rebecca Saw

      Hey Rehna!
      OMG so happy to hear that! Now u make me wanna go Pg and write more on the places that are pork-free and halal! I have so many places not written yet.
      Oh, do go to Jawi House too!

  11. Shalih

    This is really neat! Would also love to have a guide to halal certified eateries in Georgetown, since location is one of the top places to go in Penang!

    1. Rebecca Saw

      Thanks Shalih!
      There are many pork free ones and some managed by Muslims, but halal certified are few! hahah

  12. Aaliyah

    Thank you Rebecca for this wonderful list. Such a great reference for pork free & halal eaters wanting to still enjoy the beautiful food of Penang. You’ve definitely earned brownie points to go to heaven because of these postings of yours. Hahahahahha 😀

    1. Rebecca Saw

      LOL! Thanks Aaliyah!
      I hope to go to Pg again and update this list!! 🙂

  13. Faris

    Really appreciate your efforts for this post. Keep it coming

    1. Rebecca Saw

      Welcome Faris!
      I’m sure there are more outlets to feature but I’ve yet to have time to stay for long in Penang, my own hometown!

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