The Ultimate Bak Chor Mee Showdown

February 7, 2024

Singapore's culinary landscape is a treasure trove of flavors, and Bak Chor Mee (minced meat noodles) stands out as a local favorite, weaving together the rich tapestry of the city's food culture. This blog post journeys through the bustling streets of Singapore to review some of the most talked-about Bak Chor Mee shops, offering an insight into what makes each of them unique.

Seng Huat Bak Chor Mee

Seng Huat Bak Chor Mee at 492 North Bridge Road is often hailed as a landmark for noodle lovers. Nestled near the historic Bugis area, Seng Huat offers a bowl full of nostalgia, with springy noodles and a savory mix of minced pork and mushrooms, topped with crispy lard pieces that add an irresistible crunch.

Seng Huat Bak Chor Mee

492 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 188737

Photo: Gwo-Fong LIN • An Huỳnh • Javier Tan • teh Andrew • TM YEO

Macpherson Minced Meat Noodle

Moving to the heart of Macpherson, Macpherson Minced Meat Noodle serves their version with a vinegary punch that cuts through the richness of the minced meat and lard, creating a harmonious balance of flavors. Their al dente noodles and generous portions make every visit worthwhile.

Macpherson Minced Meat Noodle (Bak Chor Mee)

47 Tai Thong Cres, Singapore 347867

Photo: Christopher Seow • LiPink Low • Ken Lin • Mighty Foodie • Gregory Kaschula

Seng Hiang Bak Chor Mee

Located at Bedok North Street, is a hidden gem that deserves more spotlight. Their secret chili sauce and the tender slices of pork set their dish apart, offering a spicy kick that complements the dish’s overall umami flavor.

Seng Hiang Bak Chor Mee (#01-08)

85 Bedok North Street 4, #01-08, Singapore 460085

Photo: Christopher Lim • Cha Lim • Tan Sim Loong Edwin (edvventurer) • Benny Neo • Choon T

Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian

Not far away, Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian impresses with its lighter, soup-based version of Bak Chor Mee. The clear broth, teeming with minced meat and meatballs, offers a refreshing alternative to the traditional dry version, ideal for those who prefer a less oily option.

Xing Ji Rou Cuo Mian (Bak Chor Mee)

85, #01-07 Bedok North Rd, 460085

Photo: Tani Masa • Sylvie Goh • Lin Eva • Daniel Sin • pei pei ng

Famous Eunos Bak Chor Mee

Famous Eunos Bak Chor Mee stands out with its meticulously prepared noodles and a flavorful blend of ingredients, ensuring each bite is packed with flavor. Their loyal following attests to the consistency and quality of their dishes.

Famous Eunos Bak Chor Mee

7 Eunos Cres, Singapore 400007

Photo: TC Chang • IKM • Fickle Travellers Singapore • 不惑:cogent • Jeremy Tan

Tai Wah Pork Noodle

In the bustling hawker center at Upper Cross Street, Tai Wah Pork Noodle draws crowds with its award-winning recipe. The harmonious blend of vinegar, chili, and soy sauce elevates their noodles, making it a must-try for enthusiasts.

Tai Wah Pork Noodle

531A Upper Cross St, #02-16, Singapore 051531

Photo: Darren Chan • Royal Pears • W. Chang • Kyle Lee • Kim Wee Soh

No. 25 Minced Meat Noodle

No. 25 Minced Meat Noodle in Bukit Merah serves their noodles with a unique twist, offering a slightly herbal broth that adds an extra layer of depth to the traditional Bak Chor Mee, appealing to those looking for something different.

No. 25 Minced Meat Noodle

Bukit Merah Central, 161号#01-3749 邮政编码: 150161

Photo: Axel cheeze • SingWei Wong • Sam • L Goh-Jumahat • S

Lai Heng Mushroom Minced Meat Noodles

Lai Heng Mushroom Minced Meat Noodles is known for its generous servings and the earthy flavor of mushrooms that perfectly complements the minced meat, creating a comforting bowl that feels like a hug.

Lai Heng Mushroom Minced Meat Noodles

01-611 Lor 4 Toa Payoh, Block 73, Singapore 310073

Photo: Chunwen Huang • ahwei lim • Simon Y • Kelvin Wee • Edmund Lim

Original Ah Hoe Mee Pok

Original Ah Hoe Mee Pok offers a fusion of flavors with their addition of Canadian clams, giving a seafood twist to the traditional dish, while maintaining the essence of what makes Bak Chor Mee beloved by many.

Original Ah Hoe Mee Pok

501 W Coast Dr, Food Loft Coffee Shop, Singapore 120501

Photo: Matthew Lee • troo foo • Pua Sian Boon • Hulk • Amy Leong

Li Yuan Mee Pok

Li Yuan Mee Pok excels with their attention to detail, from the perfectly cooked noodles to the homemade chili sauce that adds a kick without overpowering the dish's natural flavors.

Li Yuan Mee Pok

710 Clementi West Street 2, #01-247, Singapore 120710

Photo: pheesoon yeoh • Raymond Lim • Marcus Goh • LULU EVOX • Takashi Kato • An Huỳnh

Each of these establishments brings something unique to the table, contributing to the rich culinary tapestry of Singapore. Whether you're in search of the perfect bowl of Bak Chor Mee or exploring the city's food scene, these spots are worth the detour.

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