Pasar Air Itam

Top 500 Restaurants in Penang
Cuisines Local
Business Hour 12.00pm to 10pm. Off day Tuesday

Foremost and famous Air Itam Asam Laksa, some claim they are the best in Penang, some even said this is the best Asam Laksa.


The stall which is famous for its authentic asam laksa is situated next to Air Itam market.Each bowl of the asam laksa was packed with big portion of rice noodles, flavourful spicy mackerel based soup, shrimp paste, polygonum leaves, lemongrass, mint leaves and onions.

carene19 posted 90 Reviews

Air Itam Market Annex Food Court

Cuisines Chinese

As a whole, if you are looking for locals preferred food, try Air Itam Market Annex Food Court.

noweating posted 370 Reviews

Traditional Ban Chang Pan Cake (曼煎糕)

Cuisines Chinese
Business Hour 7am - 11.30am (Closed on Thu)

Sin Hup Aun Cafe

Cuisines Local
Business Hour 7.00am – 9.00pm

This stall served the best curry puff in Penang. If you timing is good, you will get pipping hot curry puff straight from the stove. Not only is the curry puff steaming hot, it also has chunks of chicken meat in it.

BM Pasar Bak Kut Teh

Cuisines Chinese

Well, I have visited this place a few times yet often forgot to ask the auntie what is their name of the stall.

taufulou posted 674 Reviews

Famous Duck Rice

Cuisines Chinese

IF you are looking for a late night Chinese supper place, its only left a handful place, one which is the famous Green House at Burmah Road and this Air Itam Market although its a bit far but worth the trip.

taufulou posted 674 Reviews

Yoong Kee Eating Shop

Cuisines Chinese
Business Hour 11am - 3pm and 6pm - 10pm

This shop among one of the oldest Teochew restaurant around town is located in Jalan Pasar (Market Street) and has been operating for over 60 years. In this chu char stall their signature dish is the Teochew style steamed fish.

Pulau Tikus Market

Cuisines Japanese
Business Hour 5.30pm-11.00pm (Closed Monday)

They serve 100 over selections available, taste, presentation as well as the price of each sushi. Prices can range from as low as RM1 per sushi to RM5 per sushi with large fish roes.

Loh Han Guo Road Market

Cuisines Dessert

Loh han guo in a bowl which cost RM 2 per bowl is an execellent thrist quencher in a hot sunny day. The loh han guo drink consist of some dried longan, canned longan, canned lychee and some jelly strips. This loh han guo drink is not too sweet and cold enough to sooth your throat.

Air Itam Market

Cuisines Pastries
Business Hour 1.30pm till 5pm Closed on the 1st and 15th day of the Chinese Lunar calendar

This lady was selling deep fried buns, similar to Roti Babi but with different ingredients and she uses bun instead of bread!

Ah Heng Steamed Cup Rice (亚恒烧腊蒸饭)

Cuisines Chinese
Business Hour 0900-2100

Well, If you happen to stop by Bukit Mertajam (大山腳), you might want to come by this clean, cozy and laid back coffee shop for a good plate of chicken rice or the famous BM rojak. posted 169 Reviews

Jones Road Mee Goreng

Cuisines Coffee Shop Noodle
Business Hour Wed - Mon : 8:00am - 6:30pm Closed on Tuesday

Normally after 4.00pm there were a large crowd around the stall. Some customers were sitting in their cars, standing around the stall and sitting along the edge concrete drain to enjoy the mee goreng.