Being one of the popular food centre among tourists and also local to find cheap and good food, Zion Riverside Food Centre is definitely a place to check out besides Newton Food Centre. Located opposite Great World City, there are numerous famous stalls which long queues be expected, especially during peak hours.
Let’s dive into the TOP 5 Stalls right now. Here are our picks of food you should try when you’re at Zion Riverside Food Centre.
1. No. 18 Zion Road Fried Kway Teow
When talking about the food at Zion Riverside Food Centre, No. 18 Zion Road Fried Kway Teow tops the list without fail. Ladened with pork lard and wok hei, many customers fall head over heels for their popular Char Kway Teow ($4/$5/$6). Every mouthful is a fireworks of soya sauce, crispy lard and wok flavors. Every mouthful hits all the right spots.
Unit number: #01-17
Opening hours: Daily 12:30pm to 10pm (closed on alternate Mondays)
2. Boon Tong Kee Kway Chap Braised Duck
Another crowd-favourite would be Boon Tong Kee Kway Chap Braised Duck. This stall has a queue even during non-peak hours. At $3, you can get their Kway Chap. Their kway chap comes with a substantial amount of pig’s intestines, braised duck meat, hard-boiled eggs, and tofu. It is then drenched in savoury lor which seals the deal for most customers.
Unit number: #01-24
Opening hours: Thur-Tue 11am to 10pm
3. Uncle Louis Famous Chicken Rice
Chicken rice are almost available everywhere. But really tender juicy steam chicken and savoury fragrant roasted chicken can be hard to find. Uncle Louis Famous Chicken Rice is popular with working executives and tourists alike, with many coming back for their chilli sauce exploding with both spicy and sour elements.
Unit number: #01-19
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 10.30am to 8.30pm
4. Noo Cheng Adam Road Big Prawn Mee
As its name suggests, Noo Cheng Adam Road Big Prawn Mee is an outlet of the main stall located at Adam Road. A bowl of Prawn Mee ($6/$8/$12/$16/$20/$25) comes with sweet prawns, lard, pig skin, and noodles. The cream of the crop here is the soup, which is what customers are coming back for. Boiled over time using prawn heads and pork ribs, the full-bodied broth is packed with a rich umami flavour.
Unit number: #01-04
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 11.30pm, Sat-Sun 12pm to 1am
5. Ah Wang La Mian Xiao Long Bao
Spice up your life with a plate of Szechuan Spicy Wanton ($4.50 for 10 pieces) from Ah Wang La Mian Xiao Long Bao. Alternatively, go for their guo tie, or Pan Fried Dumplings ($6 for 10 pieces) which is crispy yet juicy. Not forgetting their Xiao Long Bao, or Steamed Mini Buns ($4.50 for 7 pieces), which blends in really well with ginger slices in black vinegar.
Unit number: #01-18
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 11am to 10pm
The next time you are at this prime area, you can opt for this value-for-money and good food at Zion Riverside Food Centre.