Dining in Mini
out is a Malaysian pastime, and the good folk of Miri are no exception. The
offer is unlimited: food outlets range from fine dining, exotic foreign
restaurants and bistros to roadside food stalls.
Many restaurants and cozy cafes serve western cuisine like steaks, fish and
chips, a cup of espresso, or a full five-course dinner accompanied by fine
Hawkers’ stalls: Day-and-night hawkers offer a unique dining experience
rates, ranging from as low as RM3.00 for a bowl of pasta to an elaborate RM8.00
plate of Hokkien Noodles with all the trimmings. Visitors should try spicy Nasi
Lemak, a rice dish garnished with peanuts and anchovies, or any of the dozens of
The drink of choice is ‘Teh tarik’, sweet milky tea dramatically poured from one
jug into another. Food stalls with their plastic chairs and tables are easily
recognisable, especially along North Yu Seng Road, Jalan Permaisuri, Taman
Seroja, Taman Selera and at the Saberkas Commercial Centre.
‘Roti canai’ pancakes for breakfast, ‘Nasi briyani’ rice for lunch and ‘Mutton
curry’ for dinner are commonly available in Miri.
From cheap snacks in the coffee shop stalls to twelve-course dinners fit for an
emperor,Miri has it all. The main cuisines represented here are Cantonese,
Hokkien, Foochow and Hakka.
Korean, Japanese, Thai
international hotels and a number of select restaurants offer these cuisines to