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[Updated] 22/5/2016 after a reader inform me, this stall is called Wong Ji Bak Kut Teh and have moved with updated address as below.

Quite sometime ago, my best friend brought me to try out a bak kut teh stall that she find very good. Its quite a hidden one as travel all the way to mainland to try it out. One of the reason that she always told me that, have to be there early, cuz its often sold out if we arrive late. So this round we arrive at 6pm. I called it BM Pasar Bak Kut Teh.

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To locate this stall, its not hard nor easy, as its located along Bukit Mertajam wet market, nearby Pos Office. What you can do is either double park if you have the chance or park further behind or front and walk there. I was lucky that day to park by the road side next to the stall. One of the problem is that, the coffee shop doesnt have a name and you just have to drive pass slowly to locate it.

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Mostly they are doing neighborhood business which they do not cook it alot ..

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They have a few pots for you to choose if you do not know what you want, best of all is always go for a mixture of everything.

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One of the trick that make it so good is because they using charcoal to heat up the claypot that makes the taste extra umph. . not like those normal ones using gas stove to make it warm. . .

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Here is my pot of Bak Kut Teh Mixture. .  everything also masuk of all the pig spare part. .

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Quite like the taste of it, which is a bit strong on the herbs taste, yet not too thick and well prepared. Taste of the soup is much better I think its because using Charcoal to boil on it or its just my mind always have the impression using charcoal to cook stuff is always better. Price is pretty decent as for 2 pax is around RM18 with such generous amount of ingredient.

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

*NON-HALAL

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 8/10, pretty good~ Recommended! -Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
Jalan Pasar
(next to the Pasar itself)
14000 Bukit Mertajam
Penang

New Address: Taman Betik Manis, Jalan Betik Bukit Mertajam

For larger map and directions, Click HERE

This round, lets head to the local favourites that was told this stall operate in an ally back in those days, as their business boom up, then now they have gotten a shop right at the corner busy junction. A local favourite that miss by many locals around the area is this little Halal Abang Is Char Koey Teow, which is more towards malay version which is located in Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

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It might look very empty, as I was their during dinner hours, which they just started operation, as it heads towards woo hours, the crowd will start pouring in.

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In their menu, they have limited choice of food to chose from as this is what they are good at according to my friend, also very reasonably price.

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This is what they are famous for, wet version of Char Koey Teow or what I called it Koey Teow Basah as I order a small one, because I just had dinner at another place before heading here. One reason that attracted many people to drop by is their soup base koey teow, taste a bit sweet, salty and a bit thick in flavour, every spoonfull you get to drink with soup that is just perfect. Portion is just right at RM3 for small. You can try their special as filled with  more seafood that price at RM5. Pretty good deal.

I have tried before a few Malay version Abang IS Char Koey Teow and definately this stall hit the top at the moment. Its a crowd favourite around the neighborhood, if you do drop by, you can give it a try. . .

*HALAL

-= Ka Ching =-

Food Rating 7.5/10, pretty good~ -Stamped-

–Warning– This is based on my individual taste. Try it at your own risk-

Location:
Abang Is Char Keoy Teow Lorong Alka Ria,
Jalan Bunga Raya,
14000, Bukit Mertajam, Penang
(at the corner junction next to Pos Office)

Operating hours:
7.30pm – 2am (i think)

GPS Coordinates: N5.36485,E100.45956

View Char Keoy Teow Lorong Alka Ria in a larger map

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