Famous Nyonya Restaurants in Melaka
Jonker 88, the most famous restaurant which located in Jonker Street. The popular main dishes are the Baba Laksa and Nyonya Asam Laksa while the famous dessert is their Cendol. The creamy broth of the Laksa enriches fresh coconut milk. Not only that, they sell dishes at a reasonable price. This is the recommended place that you can drop by.
Address: 88, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
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Aunty Lee’s was first opened to the public in 1997. It has been in business for more than 20 years. Aunty Lee’s signature dishes are Ikan Cili Garam (salted chilli fish) and Udang Lemak Nenas (prawns with pineapple and coconut gravy). Aunty Lee’s homemade salted chili paste and her creamy gravy are the “essence” of this food. They also serve other dishes such as Pie Tee, Mutton Curry, Sambal Petai Ikan Bilis and so forth.
Address: 385, Jalan Ujong Pasir, Taman Sinn, 75050 Melaka
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Cottage Spices Nyonya Restaurant
Another famous restaurant that serves Nyonya cuisine in Melaka. All of the dishes are prepared by the Peranakan owner. The uniqueness of this restaurant is every dish is cooked by servings in order to ensure the best and original taste of every dish. They serve Asam Pedas Fish, Ayam Pongteh, Kangkung Belachan and other typical Nyonya dishes. Ayam Pongteh, a braised chicken in soybean paste with potatoes and mushrooms.
Address: 171, Jln Merdeka, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
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Peranakan Place is a famous old shop which is located in Jonker Walk. This restaurant has set up branches in different locations throughout Malaysia. They serve a wide range of Nyonya food such as Nyonya Laksa, Nasi Pandan Ayam Berempah, Sambal Petai Prawn, Honey Sotong and so forth. Just give it a try!
Address: Jonker Street, 54, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Malacca
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A Halal restaurant that serves authentic Nyonya food. Amy’s way of serving rice is different from the other Nyonya shop. They serve the rice by using a traditional looks handheld basket. Recommended dishes are Pie Tee, Udang Goreng Asam, Sambal Jantung Pisang and other delicious Nyonya food.
Address: 75, Jalan Melaka Raya 24, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
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