JALAN ALOR FOOD STREET GUIDE

Located in heart of the city, Jalan Alor food street is a famous food street in Kuala Lumpur packed with crowds and tourists enjoying good food. The street of Jalan Alor is alive and back to normal after recovering from the COVID-19 lock-down in Malaysia. Recently several new restaurants are popping up on the side, especially Thai and Vietnamese restaurants but still most of them are Chinese, Malay, and Indian cuisine. Jalan Alor Food Street is a commonly visited place for tourists to indulge and try on the different food options. The whole stretch of Jalan Alor comes alive by 5 pm, where visitors explore the street foods, and dinner or come late until 2 am when restaurants are still open. Most of the famous food serve in the restaurants are clam soup, butter prawns, chicken wings, satay, and grilled fish.

Jalar Alor Restaurants

WHERE IS JALAN ALOR FOOD STREET

Jalan Alor street Food is located along the 300m stretches around the Bukit Bintang district. It is also right next to the alley of Jalan Alor Street Art and murals collections. Bukit Bintang area is one of the busiest parts of Kuala Lumpur because of the presence of restaurants, malls, bars, and shops.

HOW TO GO JALAN ALOR FOOD STREET

Jalan Alor Food Street Kuala Lumpur

There are number of ways to visit Jalan Alor, from local Bus, Train, and Taxi/Grab. The most convenient way to reach Jalan Alor food street is taking the public train and alighting at Bukit Bintang station. From here walk for about 300m or about 5 minutes walk. Otherwise hire Grab or taxi to reach Jalan Alor.

BEST TIME TO GO TO JALAN ALOR

The restaurants along Jalan Alor are open during the day, but we recommended visiting Jalan Alor in the evening when most of the stalls and restaurants are open. During this time the street will be filled with visitors with colorful lights and basking sound in the background. Walking along the street makes a good night market experience in Kuala Lumpur. One of the famous night markets in Malaysia is Malacca-Jonker Night Market, please check our guide as we explore the happening place in Malacca.

THINGS TO DO IN JALAN ALOR STREET FOODS

Fried Foods At Jalan Alor Street Food
Jalan Alor Food Street Malaysia
Chao Zhou Restaurant Jalan Alor

#1 TRY THE STREET FOODS OF KUALA LUMPUR

Golek Grilled Lamb Jalan Alor

The street of Jalan Alor can be easily filled with crowds during the night and most weekend nights. With this visitors can find a wide variety of street foods available. Most of the available street foods are fried seafood coated with salted egg, fried durian, nuggets, spiral fried potato, beef skewers, etc.

Durian Ice Cream Jalan Alor

#2 DINE IN AT LOCAL ASIAN RESTAURANTS

Wong Ah Wah Restaurant Jalan Alor
Meng Kee Grill Fish Jalan Alor Restaurant

Jalan Alor is famous for the seafood cuisine brought by Thai and Chinese restaurants. On top of that, visitors can choose from other authentic Asian foods from Indian, Malay, and Vietnamese.

Thai Restaurant Jalan Alor

#3 TASTE THE TROPICAL FRUITS AND DURIAN

Tropical Fruits Jalan Alor
Durian At Jalan Alor Food Street

Some stalls in Jalan Alor offer tropical fruits which include rambutan, mangosteen, mango, durian, longan, apple, orange, dragon fruit, and durians. For some durian fanatics, Musang King the highest-rated type of durian is a must-find in the street. Musang king usually costs around RM100 to RM150 depending on the size of the durian.

FINAL THOUGHTS

Jalan Alor Food Street

If you are looking for authentic Asian street food in Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Alor is the place to visit. Visitors can also check the variety of food choices served in restaurants and food stalls. The food price is quite a reasonable fare which usually starts from RM5 for most expensive food like seafood. To fully enjoy the experience of a night market in Kuala Lumpur, visit on weekend nights when the street gets vibrant and busy. Known as a food street, definitely it is worth visiting when you happen to visit Kuala Lumpur.

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