Welcome to Kuching, the culinary capital of Sarawak, where a fusion of flavors and rich culinary traditions awaits you. In this blog post, we invite you to embark on a culinary journey through Kuching as we unveil the top 10 must-try foods that will leave you craving for more. From mouthwatering street food to traditional local specialties, these dishes will introduce you to the diverse and vibrant food scene of Kuching. To help you plan your food adventure, we’ve included the opening times and locations for each culinary gem.

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Sarawak Laksa:

Location: Chong Choon Cafe, Jalan Abell
Opening Time: 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Kolo Mee:

Location: Song Kheng Hai Hawker Centre, Jalan Padungan
Opening Time: 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Midin Belacan:

Location: Top Spot Food Court, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching
Opening Time: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Ayam Pansuh:

Location: Li Hua Restaurant, Jalan Kulas
Opening Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Kek Lapis Sarawak (Layer Cake):

Location: Mira Cake House, Jalan Song Thian Cheok
Opening Time: 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Closed on Sundays)


Location: The Dyak, Jalan Tabuan
Opening Time: 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Sarawak Black Pepper Crab:

Location: Top Spot Food Court, Jalan Bukit Mata Kuching
Opening Time: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Tomato Kueh Tiaw:

Location: Min Hong Kee Cafe, Jalan Green Hill
Opening Time: 6:00 AM – 1:00 PM


Location: Hua Kuok Cafe, Jalan Padungan
Opening Time: 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Teh C Peng Special (3-Layer Tea):

Location: Swee Kang Ais Kacang, Jalan Padungan
Opening Time: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Kuching’s culinary scene is a treasure trove of flavors and unique dishes that will captivate your taste buds. From the iconic Sarawak Laksa to the tantalizing Kek Lapis Sarawak, each dish represents the cultural heritage and culinary prowess of the city. Don’t miss the chance to visit these esteemed locations during their opening times to fully immerse yourself in the vibrant food culture of Kuching. So, get ready to indulge in these top 10 must-try foods and experience the delicious delights that await you in Kuching. Selamat makan!

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