13 Places To Eat At In Yishun Worth Braving The “Stranger Things” For

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Yishun – the place where most Singaporeans poke fun at for their mysterious yet somewhat hilarious happenings. However, what some don’t know is that it’s a pretty poppin’ place filled with all sorts of hidden foodie gems! Just think cheap laksa, army stew and crispy har cheong gai!

Here’s a list of all the nosh we think are worth making a trip down to Yishun for – regardless of what crazy things you may find when you’re there!

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928 YISHUN LAKSA


A favourite of Singaporeans, regardless of whether they are Yishun residents, is 928 Yishun Laksa. Despite not having an actual name, many flock to this stall for their S$2.80 laksa bowls.

Silky noodles in a fragrant broth are topped off with beansprouts, egg, taupok and fishcakes. Their “hum” is optional, so let them know whether you’d like some in your laksa!

928 Yishun Central 1#01-155
Singapore 760928
Tel: +65 9731 9586
Mon to Sat: 8.30am – 7pm
(Closed on Sundays)
Nearest Station: Yishun

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925 YISHUN HAINANESE CHICKEN RICE


A plate of this chicken rice will have you coming back to Yishun just for their tender and succulent slices of chicken. Drenched in a savoury soy sauce and sesame oil dressing, this is one of the better chicken rice stalls in Singapore.

A plate of their S$6 chicken will be enough to share with a friend. You can order some rice and soup to go along with it! If you haven’t tried this hidden gem, time to put it on your to-eat lists!

Blk 1 #01-249
925 Yishun Central
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

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ah lock hakka tofu bowl


AH LOCK HAKKA TOFU BOWL


If you’re looking to have something on the healthier side, Ah Lock’s Hakka Tofu Bowl (S$5.50) will be a great option if you’re in the Yishun area. Located in Yishun Park Hawker Centre, this bowl comes with a generous helping of veggies, tofu meatballs and tofu chunks. It’s also topped with an addictive creamy mayo sauce.

51 Yishun Avenue 11
Yishun Park Hawker Centre #01-08
Singapore 760355
Mon, Wed to Fri: 12pm – 2pm, 6pm – 9pm
Sat & Sun: 12pm – 9pm
(Closed on Tuesdays)
Nearest Station: Yishun

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AH TAN WINGS


This stall needs no introduction. Ah Tan Wings, also located in Yishun Park Hawker Centre, serves up plates of crispy yet juicy Shrimp Paste Wings (S$5.20). A plate of this comes with rice, cucumber slices, a perfectly-fried egg and 3 golden brown Har Cheong Gai. To some, it’s truly the best Har Cheong Gai in Singapore, and we now know why they’ve said that.

The chicken is fried to perfection, yet it’s not greasy. It has a superb prawn paste flavour that goes very well with the rice and egg.

51 Yishun Avenue 11
Yishun Park Hawker Centre #01-40
Singapore 768867
Mon to Fri: 11am – 9pm
Sat & Sun: 11.30am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

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CHONG PANG NASI LEMAK


Being a little out of the way has not stopped crowds from flocking to Chong Pang Nasi Lemak. Their affordable yet extremely delicious side dishes have rightfully earned their claim to fame – especially for those fancying a late-night supper!

Our favourites have to be their fried hashbrowns, sambal sotong and their fried chicken wings!

447 Sembawang Road
Singapore 758404
Tel: +65 9655 1868
Daily: 5pm – 7am
Nearest Station: Yishun

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Fat Papas


FAT PAPA’S


The halal-version of the hit burger joint Fat Boys can be found in Yishun! Fat Papa’s still offers up their signature burgers such as The Elvis and their Bleu Peppercorn burgers but include delicious mains such as the Chicken Mac & Cheese and Salted Egg Crab Pasta!

This one’s for our Muslim friends who love a great juicy burger and some indulgent Western food!

Northpoint Mall #01-150
922 Yishun Avenue 2
Singapore 769095
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

Fart Tartz Yishun


FART TARTZ


Following the success of their outlets in Chinatown and Singapore Expo, fArt tArtz is a garden-themed café serving fusion style pasta-in-a-jar, no-bake cakes and muffins to Yishun heartlanders.

In addition to their Instagram-worthy sweet treats, this quaint café also offers light bites, pastas, burgers and many more.

18 Yishun Avenue 9 #01-02
Singapore 768897
Tel: +65 6252 0280
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 10pm
Sat and Sun: 10.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

Heng Hua Restaurant Group


HENG HUA RESTAURANT


Nestled amongst HDB flats in Yishun, Heng Hua Restaurant is a hidden gem which serves authentic Heng Hwa delights and a wide variety of zhi char dishes at pocket-friendly prices. You can expect to find mouth-watering Chinese food that is perfect for your family.

The one dish that you must order is the Heng Hua-Style Fried Bee Hoon (S$4.50). Not only did the vermicelli had hints of the seafood flavour from the clams, but the crunchy peanuts and seaweed also made the dish even more addictive.

748 Yishun Street 72
#01-212 Singapore 760748
Tel: +65 6756 1762
Daily: 11am – 11pm
Nearest station: Yishun

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Holy Cow Creamery


HOLY COW CREAMERY


Known for their crispy waffles and ultra-delicious ice cream, Holy Cow Creamery is a great place to beat the sizzling Singapore heat. They make all their ice cream and cones in-house, having a great selection of flavours such as Mao Shan Wang Durian, Matcha-Mochi and Root Beer Float!

292 Yishun Street 22, #01-291
Singapore 760292
Tue to Thu, Sun: 11.30am – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 11.30am – 11pm
(Closed on Mondays)
Nearest Station: Yishun

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LIT LIT XIN POPIAH & ICE KACHANG


Tucked away near Yishun MRT is Lit Lit Xin Popiah. For just S$1.50, you get a roll of delectable popiah! The skin of the popiah is paper-thin yet held the delicious fillings inside without any seeping of sauce. A kick from the chilli was also a welcome sensation!

We also enjoyed a bowl of Ice Kachang, sold at the same store, for S$1.70! It’s truly hard to find such affordable gems in Singapore nowadays.

Nice Snack Corner
928 Yishun Central 1, #01-155
Singapore 760928
Mon to Sat: 8.30am – 7pm
(Closed on Sundays)
Nearest Station: Yishun

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PIZZA MARU


Famous for their plethora of fusion-style pizzas, pasta, bibimbap towers and wildly-popular Korean fried chicken, you’ll be treated to a different kind of Korean meal! Their pizza dough formula boasts a soft, bread-like texture comprising green tea and chlorella, along with 12 healthier grains which include rye, black rice, barley and oats – perfect for those looking for a guilt-free way to enjoy pizza!

Our favourites have got to be the Mango Ocean Pizza (regular S$19.80, large S$23.80), the Real BBQ Chicago Pizza (S$26.80) and their Supa Hot Dakganjeong fried chicken (S$16.80 for 6 pieces, S$29.80 for 12 pieces)!

930 Yishun Avenue 2
1 Northpoint Drive #B1-192/193,
Northpoint City (South Wing)
Singapore 769098
Tel: +65 6254 4307
Daily: 11am – 10.30pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

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SUPARAKKI RAMEN


Our latest food-find is Suparakki Ramen located in Northpoint City, serving ramen under S$10. Meaning “super lucky” in Japanese, you’ll find you and your tastebuds feeling exactly that when you taste their ramen.

Try their S$6.90 Dry Truffle Ramen for a strong kick of truffle with tender pulled pork! It’s super fragrant yet still doesn’t break the bank.

Suparakki Ramen
1 North Point Drive
Northpoint City, #B2-152
Singapore 768019
Daily: 10am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Yishun

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Quench!


QUENCH! BISTRO & BAR


Thirsty tipplers can head down to the eccentric Quench! Bistro & Bar for a drink after a long day at work. Their extensive range of beers ranging from craft beers to your favourite draughts, you will be in for a good night of fun. They also serve up some finger food to go with your pints!

81 Lorong Chencharu
#01-10 ORTO
Singapore 769198
Tel: +65 6257 3657
Mon, Fri: 11am – 3am
Tue to Thu: 11am – 2pm
Sat & Sun: 9am – 3am
Nearest Station: Khatib

Seoul Jjimdak Northpoint City


SEOUL JJIMDAK


Korean food lovers are sure to fancy Seoul Jjimdak. Well-loved for their hearty Korean stews and traditional Korean fare, it’s one of the best food spots in the Yishun neighbourhood.

Their Seoul Jjimdak, a chicken stew filled with carrots, onions, potatoes and glass noodles, (S$39.90) is simply daebak! If you prefer something soupier, their Army Stew (S$39.90) is also incredibly addictive.

1 Northpoint Drive
#B1-179, Northpoint City South Wing
Singapore 769098
Tel: +65 6481 9179
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Yishun