Pahang is a good holiday destination. As Pahang is mainly made up of small cities instead of tall buildings like in big cities, it is a scenic and quiet location. It is a pleasant place for your loved ones to rest and spend quality time with them.

Top 10 Must Eat Food In Pahang provides tips for those considering a trip to Pahang in the future in the section below.


Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism and keeps you satiated longer.


All you need is love, but sometimes, a lunch break works, too.


there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated  known as afternoon tea


Dinner is where the magic happens in the kitchen.


what could smell better than supper being cooked by someone else?


Before something else, breakfast happens! When the sun is rising, you know that it’s time for food, don’t you? In Sabah, where do you normally have your breakfast fixed? Come and join us in these top 10 restaurants to get some irresistibly good breakfasts that may intrigue you!

1. Eda Yasin Nasi Minyak Warisan Tg Api

Location: Jalan Tanjung Api, Kampung Tanjung Api, 25050 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: 6:30am – 2pm | closed on Monday

For Kuantan natives, Eda Yassin Oil Rice is synonymous with them and on average, they definitely come here every time they visit Chempedak Bay Beach. Its location in Tanjung Api which is close to Chempedak Bay Beach makes it often visited by many customers.

Here there are many side dishes that can be enjoyed with nasi minyak and if you want to try other traditional dishes here



2. Restoran Bukit Bay Route

Location: 10, Lorong Bukit Bay Route 23, Taman Permai, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: 7am – 5pm | closed on Sunday

Minimalist style decor, spacious dining area and a wide selection of village cuisine menus such as nasi lemak, nasi dagang, nasi kerabu, kuih muih locals really arouse the appetite!

A variety of popular village cuisine can be tried here. Among them are Ikan Patin Masak Tempoyak, Jawa Mee, Pahang laksa, Gulai Kawah, ulam-ulaman and many more. In short if you do not try cooking here it is a big loss!


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With patin fish at the forefront, Malay cuisine features a lot of seafood. Gulai tempoyak ikan patin, one of Pahang’s most popular dishes, consists of juicy, tender patin fish cooked in curry made of tempoyak (fermented durian).

1. Nasi Ulam D’Pondok

Location: B-34 Lorong Tun Ismail 6, Sri Dagangan, Kuantan Pahang
Operation hour: 7am – 5pm

The scent of fried tempoyak catfish as well as fresh catfish tends to smell of the state of Pahang. With him, you should salivate! To be reminded of this very famous and delicious dish is rather engrossing.

A menu for lovers of village cuisine. There are more than 20 kinds of vegetable dishes that can be personalised to complement the side dishes here, aside from that.


2. Akob Patin House

Location: 25000 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: 8:30am – 6pm

Apart from tempoyak cooked catfish, there are also Pahang native village dishes that you can try, among them are gulai lemak cili daging salai, tempoyak lobster and more. Definitely a loss if you visit kuantan without trying all these dishes.

KUALA LUMPUR 08 JULAI 2018. Akob Patin House 2, Kuantan Pahang. NSTP/MUHD ZAABA ZAKERIA

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A pleasant selection of Malay , Chinese and Indian food is served by Pahang. As a town along the east coast, Kuantan, on a more basic note, has some fantastic seafood to savour.

1. Joe Mee Chalong & Keropok Berserah

Location: 89150 Kota Belud, Sabah
Operation hour: everyday 8am – 6pm

Ever tried mee chalong? Chalong mee is just popular around here and is hard to find in other districts. While waiting for the chalong mee, why don’t you try the keropok lekor that is here. Definitely tip-top! The ingredients are quite original and the interesting thing is that the crackers here are thickened by the owner of this shop to ensure its quality and taste.



2. Kula Cakes

Location: 96, Jalan Besar, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: everyday 11am – 7pm

From 2011 onwards Kula Cakes has been the talk of the cake and dessert fan. Apart from mango cheese cake, there are also desserts such as Pavlova, Toblerone Cheese Cakes, Red Velvet and others that are often the favorite of visitors. So, for those of you who are interested in trying these menus, please come earlier


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For a fast getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life, Kuantan is the ideal destination. This low-key and laid back town is renowned for its gorgeous coastline and spectacular beaches, but the wealth of tasty food that is just waiting to be found and devoured is what people most forget.

1. Lila Wadi Restaurant

Location: Lrg Selamat 21, Taman Kerjasama, 25050 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: everyday 3pm – 10:30pm

Featuring a wide selection of cuisines such as village cuisine, hot dishes, Thai cuisine, steamboat, western cuisine and many more gives a great advantage to the owner of this restaurant in reaching a large number of visitors every day.

If you are a fan of cheesecake, Mango cheesecake and durian cheesecake are the best here or if not too much it deserves the title of “best cheesecake in Kuantan”.


2. Bombay Restaurant (HAMID BROS)

Location: 71, Jalan Mahkota, 25000 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: everyday, 7am – 10pm

Mention Bombay Restaurant must be the aroma of mamak style curry, banana leaf rice and a wide selection of biryani rice hovering in your imagination, right? If you want to know, this is the food paradise for those who love Indian cuisine loaded with spice of India.

You will find various types of curry dishes here. The most special here is nasi kandar & biryani goat curry. 

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There are a range of exciting gems that will make a food quest worth your time if you’re hankering for a taste of Malaysian East Coast specialties. The slight influx of individuals and visitors encourages restaurateurs to concentrate on supplying high quality food.

1. Aniq Steamboat

Location: Kolam Centre Fasa 2, Jalan Lintas Kota Kinabalu
Operation hour: everyday 12am – 12pm, 5pm – 12am

Aniq Steamboat is the perfect choice for grill and steamboat food enthusiasts on a low budget. If you visit Kuantan do not forget to stop and taste the food at this restaurant which is said to be quite popular in Kuantan.



2. Jungle Food Court

Location: Bandar Indera Mahkota, 25200 Kuantan, Pahang
Operation hour: everyday, 10am – 2am

Jungle Food Court is a lively food court with visitors from all walks of life who want a variety of food options. In short, random eyes when choosing a menu. Promising a wide range of cuisine such as Malay cuisine, western dishes, the Middle East and many more will give satisfaction to all of you.


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