396 East Coast Road
Singapore 428994

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Thursday:
11:30am - 08:30pm

Friday:
11:30am - 08:30pm

Saturday:
11:30am - 08:30pm

Sunday:
11:30am - 11:30pm

Monday:
Closed

Tuesday:
11:30am - 08:30pm

Wednesday:
11:30am - 08:30pm

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This plate of hokkien mee ($6) looks pretty dry, but when you eat it, you'll realise it's actually pretty moist. They are quite generous with the prawns, there's about 4 in total. Quite a flavourful plate of hokkien mee, and I liked that the chilli helped to enhance the dish's flavour. Have to say it's however lacking the wokhei (smoky flavour) that was extremely strong at Swee Guan. Still a decent plate overall, and you can try it if you happen to be in that area!

Swee Guan's fried hokkien mee is one of my favorite with its unique intense smoky wokhei flavour from the use of a charcoal stove.

The brother of Swee Guan's owner runs his own stall along East Coast Road and has also set up shop at the East Coast Lagoon FC.

@jooeunchung and I cannot help but go "daebak" at the strong robust smoky wokhei flavours. I would have preferred a little "wetter" version but instead the noodles has really soaked the sweet umani-filled flavours of the stock.

The queue though is a little confusing and hard to navigate. It may be better to pop by during non-peak hours.

The wokhey, chilli, texture, taste and smell. Believe its the best one i ever tasted.

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Together with Swee Guan, Nam Sing and Tiong Bahru Yi Sheng, these make up my top few places to go to for fried hokkien mee in Singapore as you can truly savor the wok hei in every strand of the noodle. Whether you prefer the dry or wet version, choosing either one of these places will surely satisfy your craving. Over at this stall, the noodles are fried till its soft with a wetter consistency that you can literally slurp them all up. The usual suspects of squid and prawns are added into the dish with a scoop of pork lard to go along with it. A new pairing for fried hokkien mee can also be experienced here as they have a stall just beside the fried noodle, selling chicken, pork, mutton and the unique pork belly satay.
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✨ Geylang Lorong 29 Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee
📍 396 East Coast Road, Singapore 428994
🌐 https://geylanglor29hokkienmee.oddle.me/en_SG/
🍴 [Self Funded]

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I think I can taste the wok hei just by looking at this photo😂 Finally tried the famous Geylang Lorong 29 Charcoal Fried Hokkien Mee and it did not disappoint! We ordered the $15 portion for 3 pax, and it is packed with a generous amount of prawn, squid, pork belly and lard cubes. The noodle is on the wetter side and it is thoroughly infused with wok hei - love the robust flavours and fragrance that each bite brings. Glad my journey to the East paid off!

The wait is interminably long even when there’s no crowd, but if you like your hokkien mee very rich and slightly wet, this definitely fits the bill.

Soaked in prawn-y umami, the egg-streaked noodles are soft and stained with a pleasing smokiness, and are accompanied by plenty of crunchy lard and sotong. The small portion has 3-4 fresh and bouncy prawns, which is great, but they tend to be a little stingy with the sambal.

Taste: 3.5/5

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