Malaysians are frequently spoiled for choice due to our diverse cuisine culture. The charcoal-flamed, flavorful dish of Penang Char Kuew Teow, juicy and the deliciousness of Ipoh Chicken Rice, the famous and aromatic Nasi Lemak, and one of the Top 50 world’s greatest desserts, Cendol, are what first spring to mind when we think of our exquisite selection of cuisine.

Malaysia’s food delivery sector has increased in prominence, particularly following the COVID-19 outbreak. Malaysians increasingly favour online meal delivery due to the ease and diversity of cuisine options available at their fingertips. According to, in August of last year, 33% of Malaysian respondents said they spent between RM20 and RM30 on a single order via a meal delivery app, with 11% spending RM50 or more.

ShopeeFood connects Shopee members to the greatest value eateries, ranging from popular places to local street food booths. ShopeeFood is offered in Selangor, Penang, Johor, Ipoh, and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, as well as Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. Depending on your mood and taste for the day, there are over 2,000 cuisines to choose from.

“In today’s world, people are becoming increasingly reliant and comfortable with digital services, including food delivery. Malaysians have readily adopted this trend as it provides the convenience, value, and variety that online food offers. ShopeeFood is thrilled to offer our users the best food and at the same time enjoy the seamlessness of our platform by paying with ShopeePay, our integrated mobile wallet,” said Mr. Cheok Tuan Ee, Head of Marketing for ShopeePay and ShopeeFood.

ShopeeFood User’s Top Favourite Cuisines 

You are not a Malaysian, as the saying goes if you do not enjoy Malaysian food. The crunchy and meaty Roti Canai appears to be a major favourite among ShopeeFood users from all six locations. Whatever Roti Canai Biasa or Telur you choose, top it with your preferred curry and savour every bite. The well-known beverage, coffee, is another favoured in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Johor, and Penang. Coffee is a much-needed boost whether it is hot, cold, grande, or the local kopi from the Mamak.

The most significant staple item in Malaysia, rice, wasn’t forgotten by ShopeeFood consumers. Of course, Penangites like their Nasi Kandar, and Penang is also known for its fondness for a tasty packet of chicken rice from Selangor. What about the beloved Nasi Lemak, which Selangor and Johor people ranked as one of their top favourite dishes?

“Looks like the popular everyday Malaysian food, Roti Canai is a winner on ShopeeFood across our locations. Who doesn’t like a hot steaming plate of Roti Canai especially when it can be delivered right to your doorstep? Our merchants work hand in hand to provide a smooth delivery experience including going digital by using our mobile wallet, ShopeePay,” quipped Mr. Cheok Tuan Ee. 

Here is the complete list of ShopeeFood user’s top five favourite cuisines!  

Let’s Get Hungry with ShopeFood! 

Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya 

Looks like “Roti Canai Biasa” and coffee, whether for breakfast or supper, are the staple foods for the majority of Malaysians. A popular choice seems to be satay “Ayam” or “Daging,” especially when paired with the delicious and flavorful “Kuah Kacang.” The well-known Fried Rice follows next, especially for “Nasi Goreng Kampung,” followed by “Nasi Goreng Ayam“. Also don’t forget the Fried Egg, also known as “Telur Dadar”.

  1. Roti Canai  
  1. Coffee 
  1. Satay (Chicken and Beef) 
  1. Fried Rice (Kampung and Chicken) 
  1. Fried Egg (Telur Dadar) 


Once more, “Roti Canai Biasa” comes in #1. We now have the recognisable and flavorful “Nasi Lemak Biasa,” another Malaysian favourite. Don’t you think it is like food for the soul for Malaysians? The well-known Chicken Rice is also a must-have. Even though it appears to be only a plate of rice and a piece of steamed or roasted chicken, each mouthful brings new flavours to life. Fried chicken is another dish that Malaysians can’t live without, especially on cheat days. adore hot food? The combination of “Nasi Ayam Penyet” and blazing “sambal” is irresistible!

  1. Roti Canai  
  1. Nasi Lemak  
  1. Chicken Rice 
  1. Fried Chicken 
  1. Nasi Ayam Penyet 


With the inclusion of the extra favourite, “Roti Canai Telur,” “Roti Canai Biasa” scores once again. Malaysians are serious egg lovers! Their preferred beverage appears to be coffee, followed by “Nasi Lemak Ayam.” Every time, the crunch of the fried chicken or the spiciness of the chicken rendang work. Bubur or porridge seems to be a favourite among Johoreans if you want comfort food (but most of our cuisines are). Hot and delicious! Finally, we have one of the 50 finest Asian street dishes, which was just listed on CNN’s Asian food list. Asam Laksa, a fish-based soup with a sweet-sour flavour. 

  1. Roti Canai  
  1. Coffee 
  1. Nasi Lemak Ayam 
  1. Chicken Porridge 
  1. Asam Laksa 


The delicious Chicken Rice is the clear favourite, followed by “Roti Canai Biasa”. The “Nasi Kandar” comes next, of course. Almost no one who visits Penang will leave without a steaming meal of Nasi Kandar. You may now order from ShopeeFood at any time! Penangites adore coffee and, guess what, iced tea. On a hot day, it’s quite refreshing. Finally, we have “Sushi,” an international food popular among Malaysians.

  1. Chicken Rice 
  1. Roti Canai  
  1. Nasi Kandar 
  1. Coffee and Iced Tea 
  1. Sushi 


Ipoh is well-known for its stunning limestone karst mountains, caverns, tranquil hot springs, and delectable cuisine. “Sushi” appears to be a favourite, and so does “Roti Canai Biasa.” “Keropok Lekor” is also at the top of the list, since it is a popular snack at any time of day. Fried chicken is another popular local dish that is simple to prepare. Finally, a dessert. Ice cream is a must-have option to finish a meal or whenever you want it.

  1. Sushi 
  1. Roti Canai  
  1. Keropok Lekor 
  1. Fried Chicken 
  1. Ice Cream 

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah 

Food is an attraction in addition to the stunning mountains and beautiful beaches, and ShopeeFood delivers straight to your door.  “Roti Canai” is one of the most popular dishes to order, both “Roti Canai Biasa” and “Roti Canai Telur”. Pasta is another favourite, and you can get a selection of Pasta on the App. Chicken porridge is very popular, and is ideal for a cold night. Now it’s time for some sweet treats. “Milk Tea with Pearls” has grown in popularity, particularly among millennials. Sabahans also like ordering Waffles, which are available at any time of day.

  1. Roti Canai  
  1. Pasta 
  1. Chicken Porridge 
  1. Milk Tea with Pearls 
  1. Waffles 

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