In 2016, 12 street food stalls in Macau and Hong Kong are added to Michelin Food and Dining Guide. It guarantees that street food in Macau is not ordinary but some of the best in the world. Here’s a list of savoury street stalls that you can’t miss on your trip to Macau.
Lord Stow’s Bakery
When thinking about the most famous street food in Macau, Portuguese egg tart must pop up in everyone’s head. With buttery flaky pastry crusts and topped with crispy crème brûlée, delicious egg custard oozing out with each bite becomes edible icon of Macau. Lord Stow’s Bakery is said to be the best in egg tart. Every day visitors from all around come to this famous bakery to grab one or more boxes of egg tarts.
Location: Lord Stow’s Bakery, 1 Rua do Tassara, Coloane, Macau +853 2888 2534
Sun Ying Kei
Sun Ying Kei is known for its pork chop bun, another signature snack in Macau. With the crispy texture on the outside and extremely soft inside, it’s a fried pork chop in a warm bun which is described as “the Macanese version of hamburger.” Head here to taste this Macanese speciality.
Location: Sun Ying Kei, 2B Rua da Alegria do Patane, Macau
Koi Kei Bakery
If you are crazy for pastries or all kinds of confectioneries, head to Koi Kei Bakery. It is renowned for its extensive collection of delicious confectioneries such as egg rolls, crunchy peanut candies and beef/pork jerky. Almond cookies and cakes, another popular snack in Macau are also sold in this bakery.
Location: Koi Kei,14 Rua do Cunha, Taipa, Macau
If you are travelling in Macau during the long and hot summer, you may need a refreshing treat to help you to cool down. Head to Lemon Cello, a stall offering about 60 flavours of ice-cream including unconventional flavours ginger, bean curd, durian and banana sesame.
Location: LemonCello Gelato, Trav. Se 11r/c, Macau +853 2833 1570
Mok Yee Kei
Mok Yee Kei is known for its durian desserts. It is believed to be the first place to start selling the durian flavoured ice-cream. Durian lovers don’t miss this shop. Apart from durian desserts, Sawdust Pudding or Serradura Pudding is also a popular treat in Mok Yee Kei.
Location: Mok Yee Kei, 9 Rua do Cunha, Taipa, Macau +853 6669 5194
Near Senado Square, there’s a stall named Dai Gwan which is famous for its black pepper buns. The crispy biscuit-like buns stuffed with black pepper pork and spring onions are a must try dish while venturing in Macau.
Location: Dai Gwan, 1 Rua do Monte, Macau
Lei Ka Choi
If you want some traditional dishes and snacks, head to Lei Ka Choi. Its signature dishes are boiled beef brisket, stewed chicken soup with Chinese herb and deep fried fish balls. For the less adventurous, wontons and noodles are also available.
Location: Shop E-G028 Broadway Macau, Cotai
If you want to taste Chinese steamed milk pudding served piping hot or cold, head to Yi Shun, the original and best store in Macau. Make milk pudding more special by adding red bean. Apart from pudding, it also offers steamed milk with ginger.
Location: Yi Shun, 60 Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, Macau