Like most big cities, Singapore has its fair share of expensive restaurants. But if you’re looking for a good meal without breaking the bank, there are plenty of delicious hawker stalls to be found near Braddell. Here are 5 of our favourites!
1. Hup Chong Hakka Yong Dou Foo
This hawker stall is famed for its yong tau foo, which are deep-fried beancurd pouches filled with a variety of meats and vegetables. The secret to Hup Chong’s yong tau foo is its light and crispy batter, which perfectly complements the savoury filling. It’s also one of the more affordable stalls on this list, with most items costing under $5.
Must-Try Dish: Yong Tau Foo
Location: 124 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, Singapore 310124
Hours: 6:30AM–3:30PM and 4:30–8:30PM Daily
2. 135 Fishball Noodle
135 Fishball Noodle is a popular choice for budget-minded diners looking for a hearty and filling meal. As its name suggests, the stall’s specialty is fishball noodles, which come in either soup or dry form. The fish balls are made fresh daily and have a bouncy, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Spend only $3.50 for a full meal.
Must-Try Dish: Fishball Noodle (Try the Mee Gia Version)
Location: 127 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, #02-11, Singapore 310127
Hours: 7AM–1:30PM Closed on Mondays
3. Come Daily Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee
Locals and tourists alike flock to this hawker stall for its delectable fried Hokkien prawn mee. You can always find a queue at Come Daily, but it moves quickly thanks to the stall’s efficient staff. The dish is hearty and flavourful, with a perfect balance of noodles, prawns, and vegetables – a must try! One plate serving costs $5.
Must-Try Dish: Hokkien Mee
Location: 127, #02-27 Singapore 310127 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, Singapore 310127
Hours: 8AM–2:30PM, Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
4. Kim Keat Hokkien Mee
Kim Keat Hokkien Mee is another popular choice for fried Hokkien mee, and it’s easy to see why. The noodles are cooked perfectly and the prawns are fresh and succulent. The dish is also packed with flavour, thanks to the generous amount of lard used in the frying process. With $10, you can buy the claypot Hokkien Mee for 2. This is a great choice if you’re looking for a heartwarming meal on a budget.
Must-Try Dish: Claypot Hokkien Me
Location: 92 Lor 4 Toa Payoh, #01-264, Singapore 310092
Hours: 11AM–7PM, Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
5. Kuey Chap
This hawker stall is a must-try for fans of kuey chap. For only $3, you can buy a one person portion of Kuey Chap. The dish comes with a variety of braised meats and vegetables, all in a rich and flavourful gravy. The kuey chap here is also noteworthy for its bouncy texture. If you’re looking for a hearty and satisfying meal, Kuey Chap is a great choice.
Must-Try Dish: Kuey Chap
Location: 93 Lor 4 Toa Payoh, #01-40, Singapore 310093
Hours: 5:30–11PM, Closed on Mondays and Thursdays
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