10 Best Chinatown Food in Singapore

Chinatown is a must-see for anybody visiting Singapore or interested in learning more about one of the city’s oldest and most vibrant neighborhoods. From Ann Siang Hill and Club Street to Amoy Street, Duxton Hill, and Keong Saik Road, this kitschy tourist chic zone is home to some of the busiest (and our favorite) streets. Get ready for our comprehensive Chinatown guide!


Guo Fu Steamboat

ServicesChinese Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6557 0906
Address#01-31, Cross Street Exchange, 20 Cross Street, Singapore 048422

Get the best of both worlds at Guo Fu Steamboat if you’re wanting steamboat and xiao long bao at the same time. Your hotpot meal can be accompanied by free-flowing xiao long bao to eat while your soup cooks. Order a few servings for the table because this steamboat joint is noted for its fresh beef slices.


Old Chengdu Sichuan

ServicesSzechuan/Sichuan Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6222 6858
Address80 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059239

Do you think you’re up for the strong, hot flavors of Sichuan cuisine? Old Chengdu Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant is the place to go. The foods are as authentic as it gets. Try the Yuxiang shredded pork, double-boiled fish, and special roast chicken before you go. Oh, and bring some tissue packages because it will be hot and humid!

ServicesDessert Shop
Price Range 
Contact Detailsmeiheongyuen.sg@gmail.com
AddressChinatown Outlet
No. 63 – 67 Temple Street 63-67 号 牛车水登婆街 Singapore 058611

Chinatown Point Outlet
#B2-32/33, Chinatown Point 133 New Bridge Road B2层32/33号铺 新桥路133号,唐城坊 Singapore 059413

Traditional desserts are a great way to unwind. Snow ice bowls come in a variety of flavors, such as durian, mango and lychee, mango with pomelo and sago, bird’s nest, cheng tng, and more. Cantonese dumplings, carrot cakes, and chee chong fun will fill you up.


Chong Qing Grilled Fish

ServicesChinese Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6333 9148
Address#01-01, 18 Mosque Street, Singapore 059498

If the constant lineups at Chong Qing Grilled Fish are any indicator, Chongqing’s most well-known export to Singapore is its grilled fish meals. Pickled cabbage, mushroom herbs, spicy and sour, and more characteristic flavors are available. Expect a taste that’s a cross between marinated grilled fish and Sichuan hotpot’s powerful flavors, one that’ll keep your chopsticks moving.


The Food Peeps Coffee and Deli

ServicesBreakfast & Brunch Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6970 8035
Address34 Sago Street, Singapore 059026

The bustling bustle of Chinatown can be exhausting, so if you’re seeking for a quiet spot, this is it. The Food Peeps Coffee and Deli serves delicious Asian-inspired café fare. Consider rendang toast, a Hong Kong breakfast bagelwich, and a hot prawn burger with chilli oil. We’ve heard they make a mean cup of coffee, too.

Finest Chinatown Food in Singapore

Yum Cha

ServicesDimsum Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6372 1717
Address#02-01, 20 Trengganu Street, Singapore 058479

Yum Cha is one of the most prominent dim sum restaurants in Chinatown. It has been a fan favorite since its inception in the year 2000. Spring rolls, wanton, dumplings, congee, and egg tarts are all available, as well as trendy innovations like mango prawn sesame fritters and squid ink dumplings.


Chew Kee Eating House

ServicesSingaporean Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6222 0507
Address8 Upper Cross Street, Singapore 058327

You’ll be entirely won over after a serving of the basic yet healthy food. Consider springy egg noodles (rice or kway teow are also options) and flavorful braised soy sauce chicken, as well as soy sauce to tie the meal together.



ServicesJapanese Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6232 7827
Address11 Trengganu Street, Singapore 058465

Nomiya is a cozy little izakaya buried away in the heart of Chinatown, hidden behind an unassuming entryway that you’d probably stroll right past if you didn’t know any better. However, once inside, you’ll be treated to an outstanding eating experience that sets it apart from the nearby tourist traps. This laid-back café, which first opened its doors in 2021, serves delectable Japanese fusion small meals combined with excellent sake. The owners are pleasant and more than happy to explain to you about their sake collection, which includes seasonal bottles from small breweries. Make a reservation for dinner so you can drink as much as you want!


Liao Fan Hawker Chan

ServicesSingaporean Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6272 2000
Address78 Smith Street, Singapore, Singapore

Liao Fan Hawker Chan Chinatown has much to be proud of. After all, it is the world’s first hawker stand to be awarded a Michelin star. The sight of a rack of roast birds and slabs of roast pork hanging above the stall is reason enough to brave the line. Say yes to succulent grilled chicken and pork.


Taikoo Lane

ServicesHot Pot Restaurant
Price Range 
Contact Details+65 6970 0966
Address#B1-16, Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059413

We can’t resist a steaming cup of soup, and Taikoo Lane delivers. Take a sip of the collagen soup, which is supposed to have skincare advantages, or try the mala soup base for an addicting kick. Bring a group and order four soup flavors to share for the best experience! If you’re looking for something a little different, try the dragon fruit prawn paste or the exploding volcano mashed potatoes.

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