If you work in town – or anywhere near the area, chances are you’re familiar with the daily lunch options. The thing is, eating out in town can be expensive, and sometimes we just want to eat cheap! If you’re like us and love delicious yet affordable meals, then you’re in luck! Here are 4 of the best hawkers to visit for affordable meals in town!
Zhu Jiao Shu Shi –
Sitting on the edge of town, Tekka Centre is a popular hub of activity with their market and hawker centre. Inside, Zhu Jiao Shu Shi has been around serving their traditional breakfast dishes since the 80s!
This humble stall has kept their prices low over the years, with a plate of old-school fried bee hoon at only $1.20! If that’s not enough, you can also get some chee cheong fun at $1, or a peanut porridge for another $1.
Location: 665 Buffalo Rd, #01-284 Tekka Centre, Singapore 210665
Operating Hours: 7am – 3pm (Daily)
Fu Shun Jin Ji Shao La Mian Jia –
When it comes to affordable roast pork and duck, Fu Shun Jin Ji Shao La Mian Jia might be one of the best spots around! Located on the first level of the popular Maxwell Food Centre, this stall draws long queues daily with their affordable yet mouth-watering eats!
Their mixed meat noodles (roast pork bellow and char siew) starts from $3.50, and other options include a classic wanton noodles ($3), roasted duck noodles ($4), and more.
Location: 1 Kadayanallur St, #01-71 Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore 069184
Operating Hours: 11:30am – 8pm (Mon-Sat), (Closed on Sun)
Zhen Zhen Porridge –
Yet another popular spot to look out for at Maxwell Food Centre is Zhen Zhen Porridge! This humble porridge stall specializes in Cantonese-style congee, and boasts decades of history while still keeping their prices affordable.
While everybody has their own preferences when it comes to porridge, Zhen Zhen’s signature Sliced Fish with Shredded Chicken and Century Egg Porridge ($3) is definitely among our top picks! This bowl boasts an incredibly creamy and silky texture, with a rich flavor guaranteed to keep you coming back for more!
Location: 1 Kadayanallur St, #01-54 Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore 069184
Operating Hours: 5:30am-2:30pm (Fri-Mon, Wed), (Closed on Tues and Thurs)
Ah Gong Minced Pork Noodles –
Not a fan of congee? How about some minced meat noodles (bak chor mee) instead? The fourth and final entry to this list specializes in great tasting traditional minced meat noodles with no MSG!
Ah Gong Minced Pork Noodles serves their signature bak chor mee ($2.50) in a claypot, which helps to keep your noodles warm while adding to the flavor. Despite the price, this bowl features a generous serving of noodles and ingredients. Put that together with the light, balanced soup, and this is one dish guaranteed to leave you satisfied!
Location: 1 Kadayanallur St, #01-02 Maxwell Food Centre, Singapore 069184
Operating Hours: 10:30am-3pm (Mon-Sat), (Closed on Sun)