From beautifully caramelised barbecued pork to a hearty bowl of Bak Kut Teh, there are plenty of Malaysian-Chinese dishes that will get our stomachs rumbling and mouth salivating! And what better way to appreciate these delectable dishes than with family now that dine-in is finally allowed.
Be sure to visit the neighbourhood shopping mall Da Men USJ for a selection of some of the best Chinese comfort food. Check out our top picks below.
1. Grand Harbour
With a modern touch to traditional Chinese dishes, Grand Harbour’s specialities include the finest array of Barbeque Meat that melts in your mouth, healthy and tasty Double Steamed “Tian Ma” Fish Head Herbal Soup, and a range of delectable dim sum that will leave your taste buds tingling for more.
Location: Grand Harbour, 4F-15-18, 4th Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 017-9587571)
2. Chan Meng Kee
Chan Meng Kee is famous for its mouthwatering barbequed pork (char siew), crispy roast pork and succulent roast duck. Using recipes that have been passed down for generations, this roast meat joint is a must-try!
Enjoy their famous Wonton Mee with Char Siu Pork (RM13.50) to enjoy the springy noodles with incredible caramelised pork with a perfect lean-to-fat ratio – we are drooling just thinking about it!
Location: Chan Meng Kee, GF-20, Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 012-6881972)
3. Samy & Min Klang Bak Kut Teh
Anytime is a good time for Bak Kut Teh! Originating from Bandar Botanic Klang, Samy and Min decided to bring their famous authentic Klang Bak Kut Teh to Da Men USJ.
Samy & Min Klang Bak Kut Teh is known for their thick broth and tender and flavourful meat. They go by three trustworthy pillars: Good Meat, Good Soup and Good Rice! And we must say, they check all three boxes!
Location: Samy & Min Klang Bak Kut Teh, GF-23 & 29, Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 012-7507725)
4. Dai Cha Dim
Dai Cha Dim serves a delicious variety of cha-chaan-teng (or Hong Kong-style café) delights from delectable dim sum, piping hot claypot dishes, to all-time favourite meat, rice and noodle dishes. Try their famous Char Siu and Wonton Noodles (RM13.50), BBQ Duo Combo Rice (RM15.50), Steamed Rice with Pork and Mui Choy (RM13.80) and their Steamed Rice with Luncheon Meat and Pork Lard (RM14.80).
Location: Dai Cha Dim, GF-21, 22, 30 & 31, Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 017-7941042)
5. Ong Lai
Looking for some porky delights to enjoy? We have a place for you to try. Ong Lai specialises in local cuisine based on pork, offering a variety of dishes with the likes of noodles, rice, soup and dim sum. If you want a good bowl of hearty soup, you’d love their Lotus Roots and Red Beans Pork Ribs Soup (RM9.90). Another must-try is their Steamed Minced Pork and Century Salted Egg with Rice (RM12.90).
Location: Ong Lai, LG-07, Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 010-2269439 or 011-11406959)
6. Mr Fish Fish & Seafood Noodle
Mr Fish Fish & Seafood Noodle brings the comfort of home-cooked traditional Teochew cuisine to customers through their delicious fish and seafood noodles using fresh and natural ingredients — no MSG added!
We love the Premium Grouper Fillet Milky Soup Noodle (RM22.90) with some added shaoxing wine in the broth that amplifies the flavour of the dish. If you’re not in the mood for noodles, there are plenty of rice bowls on offer as well.
Location: Mr Fish Fish & Seafood Noodle, LG-24, Lower Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 011-35276626)
7. GO Noodle House
GO Noodle House serves the best kind of food—hearty and delicious, at an affordable price! Known for their superior soup with yellow rice wine, the flavourful broth pairs well with their famous bursting meatballs, which always has people coming back for more.
Customers can customise their noodles by choosing the type of soup (Superior, premium superior, or spicy), the desired noodles (mi xian or bee hoon), and lastly, the protein.
Location: GO Noodle House, LG-06, Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, contact them at 03-58799573)
8. Nam Heong Ipoh
The iconic Nam Heong Ipoh preserves the timeless flavours of Ipoh’s heritage delicacies that has captivated the hearts of Malaysians. A must-have is their famous Nam Heong Egg Tarts (RM3.50/pcs), featuring a crispy and flaky crust and delightfully sweet and silky egg custard filling that is best paired with a cup of hot coffee!
Do also try their popular Nam Heong Chicken Hor Fun (RM12.50). The well-seasoned broth topped with chives, shredded chicken and prawns is a comforting delicacy!
Location: Nam Heong Ipoh, LG-21 & 22, Lower Ground Floor, Da Men USJ
9. Soon Thye Hang
Planning to cook at home? Drop by Soon Thye Hang for the best choice of premium Chinese ingredients to take your dishes up a notch! From their Japan and China imported dried scallops to their variety of premium abalone choices – there’s plenty for you to choose from.
Location: Soon Thye Hang, LG-30A, Lower Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, contact them at 03-80840066)
10. Tan Ngan Lo
Cap off your meal with Tan Ngan Lo’s herbal tea and herbal jelly. Not only are their products made up of natural herbs and tea leaves, but the formulation is also said to help with sore throats, flu and lethargy.
If you are looking for floral tea, we recommend their Five Flowers Tea (RM3.80 Hot / RM4.30 Cold), made from honeysuckle, chrysanthemum, pagoda tree, kapok and plumeria. The aromatic tea provides a cooling effect, perfect for our hot weather!
Location: Tan Ngan Lo, New Nanyang Food Street, LG-D1, Lower Ground Floor, Da Men USJ (Also available for drive-thru pick up, drop them a WhatsApp at 012-3533923)