With its refreshing vibe, Joo Chiat is an eclectic mix of beautiful Peranakan houses and top-caliber restaurants serving delicious local and international cuisine. This heritage town preserves the old while promoting all that is modern and new in Singapore.

The next time you make a trip to Joo Chiat, be sure to try out these interesting eats and dining spots in the neighborhood.

  1. Mr. and Mrs. Mohgan’s Super Crispy Roti Prata

This small food outlet is only open on weekdays and tends to get sold out pretty early, so plan your visit accordingly. They serve the best prata kosongs that are super crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside with the best value starting at only $1! Other prata options are plaster ($1.50), egg ($1.50), and coin ($5).

They also serve curry such as fish, mutton, and dhal. Their store is located at Joo Chiat Road and is open from 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM.

  1. Kinnari Thai Cuisine

This family-owned restaurant is dedicated to showcasing Thai classic dishes. Try their appetizers starting at $4, seafood dishes at $16, and meats from $10. Make sure to have some mango sticky rice ($10) to complete your meal.

Visit them at Joo Chiat Road from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM. A prior reservation is recommended before going as they have limited tables for walk-in.

Croissants on a wooden cutting board

  1. Petit Pain

Calling all bread and pastry lovers. This small-batch bakery sells out daily by 2pm. Try their shiitake flatbread ($4.50), honey brioche ($6.50), or some viennoiseries if you want something sweet. Reservations are encouraged to avoid peak hours.

They are situated at 315 Joo Chiat Road and welcome customers from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM every Tuesday to Friday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on weekends.

  1. Chilli Padi Nonya Restaurant

Located at 11 Joo Chiat Place, this food stop has won numerous accolades for its genuine cuisine. Among its popular dishes are Beef Rendang ($11.80++),

Fish Head Curry Assam ($21.80++), and Sambal Sotong ($11.80++). They are open daily from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM.

  1. Sin Heng Claypot Bak Koot

You will love their $10.60 special pork ribs simmered in a peppery herbal broth and served in a clay pot. Non-pork favorites include sweet & sour sliced fish at $9.40, clay pot prawn with vermicelli ($16.50), and chicken wings with prawn paste ($9.40).

Visit them at 439 Joo Chiat Road from Tuesdays to Sundays from 7:30 AM to 4:00 AM.


There are definitely a lot of food choices in the colorful Joo Chiat and these most-voted places are the ones to beat. In case you are ever short on cash for your next dining experience, a personal loan with a reputable moneylender may be the answer.

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