Local Food in Genting

Coral Beach Cafe

Crunchy on the outside, soft on the inside, these anchovy fritters are a hit with children and adults. Known locally as Jemput, they are the signature snacks from Kar Nor food stall. Open daily from 8am to12pm, this food stall is conveniently next to our guesthouse. Other recommended dishes include fried/soup meehun, fried rice, and fried/soup Maggie noodles.

Saiful Satay Stall

Chicken or beef satay is a popular dish for both locals and tourists. They come marinated with delicious spices, grilled to perfection and served with savoury peanut sauce. The Saiful food stall is next to our guesthouse, and serves satay from 8pm to 11pm. (Temporary close, reopen on 2021)

Pratha Beach – Pak Alang (Jetty)

Roti Canai is an all-time Malaysian favourite – a simple yet delicious dish – best eaten with hot curry. The Pak Alang restaurant serves this dish daily for breakfast and there are several kinds to choose from. They include roti canai kosong (plain), roti canai pisang(banana),  roti canai telur (egg), roti canai bawang(onion), roti canai sardine, and more.

River Side Cafe (Near Jetty)

Ais kacang or ABC are dessert-like dishes that comes with shaved iced, coconut or evaporated milk, palm sugar and jelly. They are popular in Southeast Asia and great to have when the weather is hot. If you are visiting Malaysia, this is among the top dishes to try.

Ramly Burger Stalls (Few Stalls Near Jetty)

This street burgers, are Malaysians all time favorites and it is the epitome of what street food is all about. It takes a certain level of skill to create the perfect ramly burger, which is why many owners have spent years perfecting their craft and getting the flavour just right. The greatest part of ramly burgers is that they are best eaten at night, whether it’s for dinner or supper.

Warung Kaseh Mak Long (Beside X Rextor)

Keropok lekor is a Malaysian snack and a specialty of the Terengganu region. It is made from fish and sago flour and seasoned with salt and sugar. It is traditionally served hot with a spicy chili dipping sauce, and best taken as the evening snacks, especially after coming back from swimming.

Suzila Tioman (Opposite Police Station)

Sup Tulang, literally Bone Soup in Malay, usually refers to beef soups which are made with beef that is still attached to bones. Flavours are complex as the broth is made with many spices and ingredients such as cinnamon, cardamom, onions, black pepper, carrots and potatoes. The color of the broth is really dark, which is a sign of a guarantee of rich and deep flavors!

Selera Ikan Bakar – Md Ali (Opposite Groceries Store)

Nasi lemak is a Malay fragrant rice dish cooked in coconut milk and pandan leaf. It is undoubtedly the national dish that represents Malaysia and most probably the most popular traditional dish in Malaysia, to locals and foreigners alike. It is one dish that binds everyone together, despite the wide diversity of cultures and cuisines in Malaysia.

Coco Western Food (Impiana Inn)

Please note: The eating places in the village do not accept any card payment. Please prepare some cash to spend in the village.