Petaling Jaya City is one of Malaysia’s satellite cities west of Kuala Lumpur. Today, Petaling Jaya or better known as PJ, has a population close to 450,000 people and is one of the most visited places in Kuala Lumpur. While in PJ, it’s not difficult to see why food is one of the mainstays what this city is all about as restaurants and cafes are everywhere! We pick out the 5 best cafes to go to when you visit Petaling Jaya.
MyBurgerLab has caused a lot of stir recently between Singaporean and Malaysian foodies and has even taken a stab at Singapore’s Nasi Lemak burger by Macdonalds, by creating their very own. Aside from being masters of virality on social media, the humble establishment has created a space serving unique burgers and a community of burger lovers. MyBurgerLab is one cafe you need to visit at least once especially if you’re staying at a hotel in Petaling Jaya because it is nearby.
Address: 14 Jalan 21/22 Seapark, Petaling Jaya 46300, Malaysia
- Antipodean Atria
If you’re looking for a superior brunch or breakfast, Antipodean Atria is a place you need to come to. With its signature big breakfast sets with juicy sauteed mushrooms and perfect scrambled eggs, the cozy cafe serves up all day breakfast and best of all, a service that is unparalleled. On the ground floor of Atria Mall, it’s hard to miss Antipodean’s black wall with its menu scribbled on it.
Address: Jalan Ss 22/23 | Ground Floor, Atria Shopping Gallery, Petaling Jaya 47400, Malaysia
- Ticklish Ribs & ‘Wiches
If cafes had an attitude, Ticklish Ribs & ‘Wiches will be the first to be identified. Known for its ribs and cheeky decor of all things pork, Ticklish Ribs & ‘Wiches is all about fun dining with uncomplicated food. Everything on the menu will be familiar with local diners from salted egg yolk porb ribs to crispy pork belly rice. So if you’re looking for a good dinner with pork, this is the place to be.
Address: 5 Jalan 21/11A | Ground Floor, Petaling Jaya 46300, Malaysia
- Strangers At Forty 7
Cafes excelling in the Dessert department always deserves to be on the list of best cafes and that is why we can’t leave out Strangers at Forty 7. The crepe specialist has gathered an army of loyal fans since 2014 and this is because the cafe offers the best service every time, even though it’s packed with people. And the food is excellent as well, serving up savory and sweet crepes all day long, except for Tuesdays, that is.
Address: 47 Jalan 17/45, Petaling Jaya 46400, Malaysia
5. Fat Tea Macanese Food
Last on the list will get you thinking about food with Fat Tea serving up Macanese Food. Macanese is food from Macau which, according to history, has its roots from the Portuguese and Asian cuisines. You might be hard pressed on trying out something so unfamiliar, but Fat Tea serves up such hearty food, you might actually feel like you’re right at home. With Portuguese piri chicken and pork chop buns, what’s there not to love about Fat Tea?
Address: LG05, Emerald Plaza North, Jalan PJU 8/3a, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
If you’re all about cafes, staying at a hotel in PJ makes it more convenient to visit these top cafes in Petaling Jaya. Apart from the stellar service staff and the great food, these 5 places are also Instagram-worthy. So give these 5 cafes a visit, and start filling up your Instagram feed!