Located along The Row, Peranakan diner Limapulo Baba Can Cook boasts charming old-school vibes and decades-old recipes whipped up by their veteran cook, Uncle John. Make this welcoming restaurant your go-to lunch spot when you're on a budget, be it solo or with your colleagues. The lunch meals are steals priced at a flat RM9.90, with appealing variety. When craving a creamy, warming Nyonya laksa, be sure to visit on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, when the dish is available. If you're here on any other day, don't fret. Their daily fare includes an absolutely delightful Ayam Berempah with rice. The name often denotes spiced fried chicken but in Peranakan terms, this is a comforting bowl of tender chicken cooked in a curry-like gravy. Other worthy Nyonya dishes offered here are the light, crispy Pai Tee (RM10) and a decadent Sago Gula Melaka (RM3.50).
Avg price per person: RM15
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