7 Best Food in Tampines Worth Queuing for
Looking for the best food Tampines has to offer to satisfy your craving for something cheap and good for your taste? Then you’ve gotta check out the list of Tampines eateries below.
Song Han Carrot Cake
If you are looking for carrot cake that is unique in Tampines, then try Song Han Carrot Cake stall. It is not only traditionally cooked handmade, curry powder is used. Are there many carrot cake dishes in Singapore which utilises curry powder? If it is sambal chili, it is not uncommon, but curry powder is certainly rare!
The curry powder provides extra texture and flavour to your mouth tasting. Available in black and white versions, the carrot cake is called Curry Powder Carrot Cake. The white version may be lighter than the black one. But whatever it is, it is always a long wait to queue during peak hours!
|Address||137 Tampines Street 11, #01-07, Singapore 522137|
|Opening Hours||6.30am – 10am (Mon)|
6.30am – 1pm (Tue – Sun)
Mui Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice
Mui Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice stall has long queues usually during weekends. They are not just good for their standard Chicken Rice dish. The Char Siew Rice is another of their specialty as it has sweet sauce and good crispy meat skin of the roast pork.
Overall, the sweet sauce of the char siew and roast pork rice stands out and fares even better than the chicken meat.
|Address||264 Tampines Street 21, Singapore 520264|
|Opening Hours||8:00AM to 2:30PM|
Tokyo Western Food
Great servings of western food awaits this stall. Rather than the usual chicken chop, chicken cutlet, fish and chips and pork chop dishes, what ticks is the meat quality. The meat tastes succulent and with well marinated sauce. The fries, toast and baked beans are also served in generous portions.
|Address||823A Tampines Street 81, Singapore 521823|
|Opening Hours||Monday – Sunday : 12:00pm – 09:00pm|
Tuesday : Closed
Soi Thai Kitchen
If you can’t get enough of Nakhon Kitchen, you should hang out to Tampines in search of this Thai restaurant.
The best dish is the Thai Yellow Ginger Chicken where the chicken pieces are very juicy as they are stir-fried with a flavourful sauce with filled with some taste of lime and ginger. Another great dish is the Beef Paneang that is stewed beef which melts easily in your mouth.
This is a great dining to enjoy at least once a while as the budget for the heartlanders are not too pricey indeed. Average price of food is $10, so it can still be considered as affordable.
|Address||Tampines Street 81, #01-28 Block 824, Singapore 520824|
Saffron’s Cafeteria Indian Food
Tampines has the best roti prata in town with this cafeteria. Read more on why it ticks as one of the best food in the east.
|Address||201D Tampines Street 21, #01-1105, Singapore 524201|
|Opening Hours||7am to 11pm|
Fu Yuan Teochew Bak Chor Mee
Rated by many food bloggers as one of the best food stalls in Tampines, this Fu Yuan stall features great bak chor mee noodles that can steal your show when you are in the mood of eating!
The gravy and noodles are mixed very well together with the ingredients and this gives your mouth watering pleasure all day long. Furthermore, at a price of only $3 in 2020 standards, what more can you bicker about with this dish cooked in near perfection for most fans of bak chor mee!
|Address||201C Tampines Street 21, Singapore 523201|
|Opening Hours||5.00am to 3.30pm|
Al-Azhar Eating Restaurant
Yet another Halal eatery in Tampines! Malay diners wouldn’t be too disappointed with their spoil of choices of food.
This restaurant serves Indian, Western, Malay, Chinese and even Thai Muslim food. Too much to be spoilt for choices indeed!
The Maggi Pattaya is the best dish among all. It is basically spicy Maggi noodle wrapped in scrambled egg. So it is better than the Indian Muslim Maggi Goreng.
How about a nice roti prata dish for you to savour when you want something simpler? The crispy tissue prata also attracts many diners all day long.
|Address||201D Tampines Street 21, #01-1155, Singapore 524201|
|Opening Hours||24 hours|
Have you tried any of the Tampines food establishments listed above? What do you think of their food quality, ambience and customer service? Or do your choices differ from ours?
Whatever your thoughts are on our list of the best food Tampines has to offer, let us know what you think and comment below!