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Where To Get The Best Malaysian Food In Vancouver

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If you’re craving a taste of Malaysia then look no further. You don’t have to travel too far to find some delicious Malaysian food in Vancouver.

Check out the best spots to get Malaysian-inspired cuisine in the city at one of these joints.

Malaysian Food In Vancouver

Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine


This place is so popular, they’re starting to take over Vancouver with five locations. Get an appetizer sampler of epic proportions with a Papaya and Pineapple Green Asian Salad, Chicken Satay, Spring Rolls, Roti Canai and Calamari. For entrees you can dig into Lamb Curry, Sweetened Vinegar Pork Side Ribs or their Singapore Laksa—just to name a few. You can find two locations on West Broadway and the remaining on Davie, Robson and Denman Streets.

Kaya Malay Bistro


Dig into some of the city’s best cuisine at this eatery specializing in Malaysian and Southeast Asian fare. The restaurant serves up a variety of noodle dishes, seafood and curries. Try their signature Tofu Goreng, which consists of lightly deep-fried tofu with bean sprouts, cucumbers, carrots and crushed peanuts. Stop by at 1063 West Broadway to get your fix.

Penang Bistro Fine Malaysian Cuisine


Start off with their signature Shrimp Roll, Stir-fried Rice Cake or Crispy Pork dishes. Entrees include a Mango Fish Fillet, Penang BBQ Pork Wonton Mee and Hainanese Chicken. Bring your appetite to 3932 Fraser Street.




Comfort food at its finest. A quaint family-owned eatery serving up homemade Malaysian dishes. They’re most known for their Hainanese Chicken which blends together both Chinese and Malaysian influences. Get a big bowl of Laksa Noodle Soup, Clear Noodle Soup or their classic Curry Rice dish. Find them at 3144 West Broadway.



Feast your eyes on their Malaysian and Thai cuisine. Choose from a variety of Satays (chicken, pork, beef, lamb), Indonesian Spring Rolls, Fried Prawn Cake, Roti Canai, Stir-Fried Radish Cake and a House Curry Clam Soup. They’re at 2975 Cambie Street.

Hawkers Delight Deli


Find Malaysian-inspired cuisine at this popular joint on Main Street. Their specialty dishes include Mee Goreng, Fried Kuey Tow, Hainanese Chicken Rice and much more. You can find them at 4127 Main Street.

Looking for more yummy eats in Vancouver? Get a taste of the Middle East at the best Lebanese restaurants the city has to offer.


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