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Where To Find Best Nyonya Laksa in Melaka

Mar 16, 2018

Laksa is one of the popular traditional dishes in Malaysia, especially in Melaka and Penang. Unlike the usual Laksa, Nyonya Laksa is originated from the Baba & Nyonya (Peranakan). A bowl of flavorful Nyonya laksa is not complete without some hard-boiled egg, prawn, fish balls, sambal etc. Now, the question is, where to find the best Nyonya Laksa in Melaka? Here’s a list of our top picks in Melaka.


Ocean Cafe

Nyonya Laksa is one of the main signature dishes in Ocean Café. The price of Nyonya Laksa is reasonable and it can be the best lunch or dinner options in this cafe.

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Address: Jalan Melaka Raya 2, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 9:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Phone Number: +60 3-3318 3980


486 Baba Low

Located under a big mango tree, 486 Baba Low stalls run by Baba Low serves varieties of tasty Peranakan food. This humble shack is located at the backyard of a colonial-style bungalow. Just place your order at the counter/kitchen area and they will deliver the food to your table.

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With only RM4 per bowl, you are able to taste a delicious bowl of Nyonya Laksa that comes with chicken and prawns. The red-orange dotted oil on top of the Nyonya Laksa comes from the prawns, which gives the curry a richer and sweeter taste.

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Address: 486, Jalan Tengkera, 75200 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (Closed on Fridays)

Phone Number: +60 16-646 8740


Jonker 88

Jonker 88, a vintage restaurant at Melaka serves popular Melaka food such as Nyonya Laksa, Assam Laksa and a variety of traditional cendol. Although Jonker 88 restaurant is popular for their cendol, Nyonya Laksa is also one of the main dish that you have to try when you stop by at this restaurant.

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The best Nyonya Laksa you can find in Jonker 88 restaurant will give you a tastes slightly similar to the sourish Penang Laksa with Assam broth.

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Address: 88, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM (Sunday - Thursday) & 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM (Friday - Saturday)

Phone Number: +60 19-397 5665


Nancy's Kitchen

Nancy’s Kitchen has been the number one place to drop by for great Nyonya food in Taman Kota Laksamana, Melaka. The atmosphere is like stepping into a friendly neighbour’s dining room with some delightful food. Don’t miss the opportunity to try out their delicious Nyonya Laksa there.

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The broth has a subtle sweetness and spiciness that will give your laksa a unique tantalizing taste. 

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Address: 13, Jalan KL 3/1b, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM (Friday - Saturday) & 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Sunday - Thursday) (Closed on Tuesday)

Phone Number: +60 6-283 6099


Donald and Lily's

Donald and Lily’s is another popular restaurant in Malacca for their nyonya delights. Their Nyonya Laksa tastes really good as the noodles are served with thick creamy curry broth and topped with the scrumptious ingredients.

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The taste of the Nyonya Laksa is the combination of Nyonya and Asam Laksa taste where it comes with slightly sweet broth.

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Address: No. 16 Ground Floor Taman Kota Shah Bandar 75200, Jln KSB 1, Malacca (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone Number: +60 12-292 3157


Banya Restaurant

Other than serving Nyonya Laksa, Banya Restaurant serves other Peranakan Cuisine such as kangkong belacan, fried noodles, otak-otak and etc.

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The ingredients used for the Nyonya Laksa are of premium selection. The laksa is spicy and fragrant and cooked to perfection to accompany your Nyonya dishes.

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Address: 154, Jalan Merdeka, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Phone Number: +60 6-282 8297


Bess Kopitiam

Bess Kopitiam is one of the best Nyonya Laksa outlet in Melaka where the Laksa has perfect consistency and the curry soup is neither too thick nor too diluted.

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With only RM4.50, you will get a bowl of Nyonya Laksa with the option to add on bean curd sheets as additional toppings. A sprinkle of shredded laksa leaf (daun kesum) make the dish tastier and aromatic.

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Address: 378 C, Jalan Medan Pasar, Taman Sin Hoe, 75150 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 7:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Phone Number: +60 17-610 8055


Calanthe Art Cafe

One of the popular and Malacca top pick café is Calanthe Art Café which specializes in local food, and does so expertly, as it was listed in top 50 best laksa outlets in Malaysia by the Malaysian Tourism Body. Calanthe Art Café serves local dishes such as nyonya laksa, nasi lemak, asam pedas, and also western cuisine.

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Address: 11, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka (Google Maps)

Operation Hours: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Phone Number: +60 6-292 2960


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