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Interesting market with yummy food

Opens in the morning and most of the stalls close around noon. The curry noodle is yummy with Pig's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Tasty hawker food lurking around the corner

Air Itam market is the heart and soul of this area. It's hustle and bustle starts from the early... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Penang Island, Malaysia
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“laksa”(15 reviews)
“duck rice”(3 reviews)
“limited seats”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Jalan Air Itam and Jalan Pasar, Air Itam, Penang Island 11090, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opens in the morning and most of the stalls close around noon. The curry noodle is yummy with Pig's blood, tau pok, etc as well as the Assam laksa. I recommend the 哑巴Assam laksa. Meaning Dumb Assam Laksa. The one preparing the laksa cannot talk...More

Thank 261wus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grow up in the nearby area and always visit this market with my grandma and mom, this place has superb food from (morning) Koay teow tng, Koay ciap, Nasi Kandar, fried Koay kak, fried kuih... to (noon) Laksa, Curry Mee, (evening) duck rice, economy...More

1  Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Sister curry mee was closed when we were there (5th Oct 2018). Wasn't a fan of the famous Assam Laksa but seems pretty subjective as my friend thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank xojaynette
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

After eating the famous AssamLaksa, we walked down along the road in search of a resting place and some coffee. We chanced upon a peanut pancake stall. The pancakes were prepared using charcoal. Each pancake cost RM1.10. The skin of the pancake was hence slightly...More

1  Thank coolbreezejg
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Air Itam market is the heart and soul of this area. It's hustle and bustle starts from the early wee morning till late night. Be sure to check out the duck rice at night.

Thank CastelloPikkard
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Come here to try authentic Penang food! Cheap and tasty. The Penang laksa was very good and was only RM 5. On a hot day, try ordering the cendol. The only downside is that there are limited seats and the place is quite dirty.. Given...More

1  Thank Wicked P
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The market it self felling like you back to 1950s. Old chinese town market. Should try assam laksa there. And you also can try a local fruit which come in different season

Thank MuhamadLudfi
Reviewed 15 March 2018

If you want to go to Kek Lok Si Temple always looking this market. We breakfast porridge and lunch asam laksa in here. Auntie and Uncle when we eat porridge very kind. And, for asam laksa I think we know every people always recomended this...More

3  Thank Aurelia K
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This wet market is located a stone's throw from Kek Lok Si Temple. The asam laksa across the road from the market is ever popular with long queues. There is a stall selling nice curry laksa in the food court within the market.

4  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 23 December 2017

this is literally a wet market! not for tourist. locals are actually doing their regular fish mongering and selling them here. though this became famous because one of the celebrity chefs ate the fish soup from one of the sidewalk vendors.

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23 August 2018|
Response from MuhamadLudfi | Reviewed this property |
Use Grab Car or ny car is more easy. By Bus is ok..but you need to study Bus route and understand it.