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Best Street-Food Spots in Kuala Lumpur - For a street food adventure!

Kuala Lumpur's (KL) streets are dotted with fruit and carts and hawker stalls. There is always a lingering aromatic smell of freshly cooked food in the streets. If you are looking for well-known streets to taste the best of Malaysian food, here are five places you have to check out.


Jalan Alor

The Jalan Alor can be easily located on your way to Bukit Bintang. There are many restaurants in Bukit Bintang, and the Jalan Alor is the most popular one of them all. This is a busy dining place located on the roadside. You can choose whatever you want to eat and sit in one of the plastic chairs and tables and enjoy the authentic dishes sold here. The place is open from 10 am to 3 am the next day, on all days except Sunday, where it opens at 10 and closes by midnight. Besides, if you're looking for a hotel in Bukit Bintang to spend the night in, you can check out hotels by brands the likes of Berjaya Hotels and Resorts, for a good stay.


Taman Connaught

If you are looking to taste some authentic Malaysian, Thai, and Chinese dishes, then the Taman Connaught is the place you need to visit. It will take more than an hour at least to properly explore the place. There are more than seven hundred stalls here selling, food and goods. The place is almost always crowded, so go prepared to squeeze through. Besides, the place is open only on Wednesdays from 5:30 pm to midnight. This is one of the very few places that actually have authentic Thai vendors. So, it is well worth a visit.


Hutong Lot 10

The Hutong Lot 10 is another foodie's paradise that is tucked away in the Lot 10 shopping mall's basement. This place is well known to showcase the nation's favourite traditional dishes. The place is home to more than thirty-five stalls. The best part is, as the food scene is located in the basement, you'll be guarded and protected from the scorching sun. And besides, the place is air conditioned which will keep you cool. The place is open from 10 am to 10 pm, all week.


Tapak Urban Street Dining

Head to the Klang Valley, which gathers all the exemplary food trucks in one place. This place is actually quite close to the golden triangle and KLCC, and you can stop by after your visit from there. There are plenty of items you can taste, from frappes to quesadillas. The place is open from 6 am and closes by midnight.


Petaling Street Market

Chinatown has become a place that is known for affordable goods and souvenirs. Having said that, the Petaling Street Market is also home to the oldest running food stalls in the country. So, when exploring the street food scene here, this street must also be on your list. Some for the stalls you must try are the Hon Kee Porridge, Sze Ngan Chye Salted Roast Duck, Koon Kee Wantan Mee and the Madam Tang Mua Chi.

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