Best Non-Halal Restaurants in Port Dickson For All Foodies
Published January 6, 2021
Due to its extraordinary cultural diversity, Malaysia is far-famed for its eclectic food scene and is dubbed one of the biggest foodie heavens not only in Asia, but further reaching to other continents of the world as well. Hence it comes as no surprise that most Malaysians are avid good food lovers, and would not think twice to travel far and wide in search of good food to satiate their appetite.
Having the Chinese and the Indians as the second and third largest majorities, the culinary scene in Malaysia is an intriguing melting pot of the best cuisines across all the colourful cultures, a delectable fusion of ingredients, methods and flavours that attracts travellers from all corners of the world. This is evident even in a small coastal town such as Port Dickson, where you can find an extensive list of non-halal restaurants that is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings for any variety of pork dishes, or other cuisines that are complemented by the oinking variety.
Attributed to its geographic nature, Port Dickson is rightfully the home to some of the best Chinese seafood restaurants that you can find in Negeri Sembilan, like Kim’s Seafood Palace. But if you’re not a huge fan of seafood, rest assured that there are plenty of non-halal indulgence that awaits you in the list of non-halal restaurants in Port Dickson.
So when you are enjoying a getaway to the beautiful beach resorts here, but have had enough of the amazing halal food that the resorts have to offer and wondering “Where can I find some good ol’ non-halal food near me?”, then why no try out some of the following Port Dickson Chinese Restaurants:
1. Restaurant HENG Kee Roasted Pork
If you’re looking for non-halal restaurant near you, Heng Kee Roasted Pork is located in Lukut and just around 30 minutes away from Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson, this popular Port Dickson Chinese restaurant is more than three decades old and still applies the traditional method of roasting their pork on a kiln using firewood. Their kiln is built by bricks and is the secret to their crispy-on-the-outside-but-juicy-on-the-inside roasted pork and helps them to stand out from other Chinese restaurant in Port Dickson.
Locals and travellers alike who are experiencing that “Are there any good non-halal food near me” moments can wonder no more, as HENG Kee Roasted Pork offers all that they’re looking for and more. Pork lovers can either dine in at this Port Dickson Chinese restaurant, or purchase their prepacked roasted pork that is sealed airtight for that long-lasting succulence and crisp that you can enjoy anywhere at any time! Some of the must-try items on their menu include their signature roast pork, char siew, roast duck, and nasi lemak roast pork.
Address: Taman Port Dickson, 71010 Lukut, Negeri Sembilan
Operating Hours: 6:00am – 3:00pm (Mondays – Sundays)
2. Lucky King Bun
Aromatic chicken curry wrapped in paper and neatly packed inside freshly baked buns, Lucky King Bun is a must try for those who are looking for non halal food near them with a pinch of playfulness. Each bun served in this Port Dickson Chinese restaurant is the size of a bowling ball and enough to be shared by four patrons. The buttery aroma that fills the room when the hot bun is served in front of you will definitely make your stomach growl, and you get to choose between curry chicken filling or a mixture of curry chicken and Dong Po meat filling.
Other than their artisanal curry chicken buns, this Port Dickson Chinese restaurant also serves other exquisite dishes that makes them stand out from the list of non-halal restaurants nearby. One dish that is not to be missed is you are a seafood lover, and have tried all the other best Chinese seafood restaurants in Port Dickson, is their “Dragon Tiger Seafood Pot”.
Address: 4366, 4349, Jalan Besar, Taman Port Dickson, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Operating Hours: 11:30am – 10:00pm (Daily)
3. Lazha Mian (Dirty Noodle)
Lazha Mian also tops the list of non-halal restaurants in Port Dickson as a local favourite for more than 3 generations. People from far and wide looking for non-halal food near them when they are visiting Port Dickson would definitely not miss out on the chance to taste these deliciously rich savoury sweet noodles fried to perfection with lard and served with a bowl of choy sum soup and tender pork slices.
This Port Dickson Chinese restaurant can get quite packed in the morning so be prepared to share a table with other patrons. Once you have tasted their noodles, you will easily see what makes them better than the other non-halal restaurants nearby. The noodles are fried with plenty of “wok hei”, as made evident by the caramelised charred bits easily visible in your plate. So if you’re looking for that rustic flavour of simple dishes cooked with lots of heart and skills, then this Port Dickson Chinese Restaurant is definitely not to be missed.
Address: No. 1, Jalan Pusat Peniagaan Lukut Utama 1
Operating Hours: 7:30am – 1:30pm (Tuesdays – Sundays)
4. Gim Men Teppanyaki
Located in Kampung Arab, this aged little shack of Port Dickson Chinese restaurant has the old-world charm of traditional Malaysian roadside Chinese restaurant. If you’re in the area and looking for non-halal food near you, make sure to check this place out. With its classic zinc roof and worn down interior, this place has a unique vibe that stands out from the other best Chinese seafood restaurants in Port Dickson.
On your first visit, don’t be surprised when you find out that this place don’t actually serve Japanese-style teppanyaki as the name suggests. But instead, you will find a menu of delicious Chinese-style barbecued seafood, such as their famous grilled 3-season fish, stuffed crab, squid and other mouth-watering dishes that easily outshine the other best Chinese seafood restaurants in Port Dickson. Another not to be missed item on their menu would be their boneless duck.
Address: No. 103, Kampung Arab, 71000, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Operating Hours: 11:00am – 2:30pm | 5:00pm – 10:30pm (Thursdays – Sundays)
5. Ah Cui Bak Kut Teh
Situated along Jalan Pasar in Lukut, this Port Dickson Chinese restaurant is perfect if you’re in the area and looking for non-halal food near you. As the name suggests, this time-honoured Port Dickson Chinese restaurant is one of the most highly-recommended bak kut teh restaurants in the list of most popular non-halal restaurants near Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson.
Garnering a mass following of loyal patrons over the decades, the bak kut teh served at this Port Dickson Chinese restaurant is thick and savoury, with more than enough herbs and spices to titillate your palate and satisfy your craving for this authentically Malaysian pork cuisine. It is also highly recommended that you enjoy this dish with rice and a side order of fried Chinese breadsticks, as do many other Malaysians prefer it.
Address: No. 40, Jalan Pasar, Lukut, 71010 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Operating Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm | 5::00pm – 8:30pm (Wednesdays – Mondays)
Still pondering whether there’s any great non-halal restaurants near you the next time you visiting Port Dickson and staying at Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson? Well ponder no more! Make sure you try out the above Port Dickson Chinese restaurants on your next Port Dickson getaway! Or if halal dishes are more right up your street, then don’t forget to check out some of the best halal restaurants in Port Dickson that are featured in our previous post “Best Halal Restaurants in Port Dickson For All Foodies”! Bon appetit!