Top 10 Fast Food Restaurant in Penang

Food is life in Penang!


The McDonald’s store located in the Birch House in George Town, Penang is one of the unique stores of McDonald’s throughout the world. It is housed in a famous 19th-Century colonial mansion and it is open for 24 hours to serve the foodies, locals, and tourists. Moreover, this well-loved fast food restaurant offers the same all-time fast food favorites like fries, sodas, soft serves, McCafe menus, pancakes and burgers in different tastes and flavors.

favorite fast food restaurant in Penang

Business Name: McDonald’s

Address: 73 Datuk Keramat Penang Time Square, George Town, Penang Island Malaysia

Opening Hours: Open 24 hours

Website: McDoMalaysia FB: McDo

Burger King

Burger King is back in Malaysia. All the local foodies and Burger King fans welcomed the classic whopper burgers again as the well-missed fast food restaurant opened one outlet in Penang. However, people should expect a long queue because this is the only Burger King outlet they can find at the moment throughout Malaysia.  Fortunately, the company is planning to open another posh outlet in the state of Kuala Lumpur and it is serving Burger King’s dinner deals.

popular fast food

Business Name: Burger King

Address: Persiaran Gurney, 10250 Penang

Opening Hours:10:00 – 22:00

Website: Burger King Malaysia FB: Burger King

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut has become a popular fast food restaurant in Penang, and the local Penangites. All types of travelers get their pizza-cravings satisfied here since it entered the market more than a decade ago. Today, there is a Pizza Hut outlet in different parts and every corner of Penang. When it comes to the classic pizza favorite tastes, Pizza Hut never fails to amaze the local foodies and the groups of tourists coming in and out of the state.

fast food restaurant for pizza lovers

Business Name: Pizza Hut

Address: No. 4M & 4N Ground Floor, Desa University, Commercial Complex, Jalan Sg Dua, 11900 Pulau Pinang 11900 Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia

Opening Hours:10:00 – 23:00

Website: Pizza Hut Malaysia FB: Pizza Hut


Subway is known for its high-piled sandwiches and satisfying salads and desserts. In fact, it earned the trust of the many Penangites because the dishes and foods that they offer are delicious and nutritious. Subway offers a variety of sandwich and salad flavors ranging from chicken, beef, tuna, and veggies that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. No wonder it is a leading fast food restaurant in Penang and the entire states of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. 

chicken and salad

Business Name: Subway

Address:338B -1 Jalan Perak, 11600 Penang

Opening Hours:8:00 – 22:00

Website: Subway Malaysia FB: Subway

Kentucky Fried Chicken

Kentucky Fried Chicken has several outlets in Penang but the oldest one permanently ceased operations in 2019 for some reasons. Moreover, KFC has become a favorite fast food restaurant on the island not only because of the world’s most famous taste of fried chicken they offer, but also because of the attractive, historical outlets, the cozy environment in the dining areas, and the fast services to customers. One of the most-loved menus this outlet ever offered was the Green Chili Crunch fried chicken.

fast food restaurant chicken herbs and spices

Business Name: Kentucky Fried Chicken

Address: Lot 6 Ground Floor Tesco Penang, Lot A3 – 4, Jalan Udini, 11700 Penang

Opening Hours:9:30 – 20:00 pm

Website: KFC Malaysia FB: KFC

Sushi King

Sushi King is from the chain of Japanese Kaiten Restaurant in the entire Malaysia. It is the first-ever sushi fast food restaurant in Penang, providing fast and always-available savory sushi anytime. The most loved sushi favorite is Kanikama sushi or crab stick sushi. The Penangites love its flavorful taste and the load of nutrition it offers. Furthermore, Sushi King has the all-time sushi flavors of California Temaki, Tamago, and Edamame. Made from flavorful fish meats, the sushi meals are healthful. There is also ramen served such as Nagoya Spicy Ramen. No wonder they are more expensive compared to other fast foods.

Japanese fast food restaurant

Business Name: Sushi King

Address: Jalan Magazine, 10300 Penang

Opening Hours:9:30 – 20:00 pm

Website: Sushi King Malaysia FB: Sushi King  

Texas Chicken

Texas Chicken is a famous American fast food restaurant serving the original and spicy flavors of fried chicken in Penang. But what makes it one of the top choices for fast food meals is that Texas Chicken has the largest piece of fried chicken in every serving, and anyone can afford it for a reasonable price. In addition to that, they offer the best-selling honey butter biscuits and the tasty soft serve in vanilla flavor, too. Side dishes, desserts, and burgers are available, too, for affordable prices. If you are in the area and you crave Texas Chicken meals, you can expect a long queue almost every day.

Chicken and more

Business Name: Texas Chicken

Address: 128, Jalan Magazine, George Town, 10300 Penang

Opening Hours:10:00 – 22:00 pm

Website: Texas Chicken FB: Texas Chicken Instagram: Texas Chicken

Yoshinoya Hanamaru

Yoshinoya Hanamaru is an accessible fast food restaurant that offers Japanese bento meals, udon, tempura, and more. Unlike other fast-food restaurants, it is a self-service type, but the food is great and the price is good. Located near hotels, it is convenient fast food for travelers and tourists who are craving traditional Japanese noodle meals. One of the bestsellers in Penang is the Ontama Beef Bukakake. They also have the iconic Yoshinoya Beef bowl, kakiage, udon topped with tempura, chicken katsu, onsen tamago, and some deep-fried favorites. As for the drinks, they have green tea in hot and iced versions.

spicy noodles

Business Name: Yoshinoya Hanamaru

Address: B1-37, Basement 1, 170 Gurney Plaza, George Town, Penang Island 10250 Malaysia

Opening Hours:10:00 – 22:00 pm

Website: Yoshinoya Hanamaru Malaysia FB: Yoshinoya Instagram: Yoshinoya

Smoke Papa BBQ

Interestingly, Smoke Papa BBQ is one of the best in town when it comes to fast foods offering Texas-style meats. They offer real barbecue menus and delicious sauces that are freshly cooked every day. Aside from that, they also have different variants of sauces, including sweet and spicy, as well as, side dishes and bread to compliment the meat. Among the bestsellers are the barbecue pork ribs and chicken paired with cheese sauce and coleslaw. For meat lovers who crave smoky and tender-juicy meat, Smoke Papa BBQ is the best place to satisfy the cravings. The best thing about the foods from this restaurant is that they are tasty and delicious yet they are reasonably priced.

pork ribs and meats fast food restaurant

Business Name: Smoke Papa BBQ

Address: 49F, Pengkalan Weld, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia

Opening Hours:11:00 – 23:00 pm

FB: Smoke Papa BBQ

Chocolate Passion

Chocolate Passion is the chocolate-lovers haven in Penang. This is a dessert-type of fast food restaurant and a nice place to chill out over a plate of sweet desserts and chocolate drinks. It is a convenient place to enjoy artisan chocolates. They offer handmade chocolates for dine-in customers and packed chocolates in elegant boxes for take-out orders. On the other hand, other café-style menus are also available in the outlet, such as wholemeal baguettes, sandwiches, cappuccino, iced coffee, ice cream, and many more. The bestsellers include chocolate balls, ice-blended avocado chocolate, chocolate moist cake, and chocolate brownies. They have a central kitchen located at Burmah Road and it serves two outlets located in Gurney Paragon and Auto-City.

Chocolate lovers' haven

Business Name: Chocolate Passion

Address: Chocolate Passion Jalan Penang The Top Komtar, Penang Island 10000 Malaysia

Opening Hours:9:00 – 21:00 pm

FB: Chocolate Passion







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