When it comes to rojak, there are many renditions that you’ll find in different Asian countries. The ones in Singapore are the red Indian rojak, or the more common one is a sweet-spicy rojak sometimes referred to as a Chinese salad. This sweet and spicy rojak consist a mix of various fruits and vegetables such as cucumber, pineapple, turnip, and bean sprouts, all cut into bite-sized pieces and then tossed with youtiao (fried fritters) and tau pok (fried beancurd puff) in a sweet and spicy sauce made with tamarind, shrimp paste, chilli, and sugar. Finally, crushed peanuts are sprinkled on top for some added crunch! Wondering where are the best rojak in Singapore? Here’s our list of 20 best rojak in Singapore to try!
When we talk about the best rojak in Singapore, Brothers Rojak is a name that comes up consistently. Run by two brothers, the business was founded by their father in the 1950s, who sold the dish in Tanjong Pagar and River Valley before settling in Zion Road Hawker Centre. Now located in Clementi, the brothers continue the family recipe with a thick, homemade sauce clinging to youtiao, century egg, fruits, vegetables, tau pok and torch ginger flower. Lastly, the dish is finished off with a squeeze of lime before it is served, imparting it with a refreshing zest that sets it apart from all the rest!
Address: 449 Clementi Ave 3, #01-211, Singapore 120449
Opening Hours: 9:30 am–7:30 pm Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
Balestier Road Hoover Rojak is a multi Bib Gourmand awardee, first starting out at Hoover Cinema in 1971 before moving to Whampoa Market in 1978. Now run by the second generation, the rojak here combines fresh fruits, vegetables, tau pok, youtiao, cucumber, along with unique traditional ingredients like jellyfish, green mango and century egg. It’s no wonder why they remain so popular!
Address: 90 Whampoa Dr, #01-06, Singapore 320090
Opening Hours: 10 am–4 pm, Wed to Sun. Closed Mon & Tues
Lau Hong Ser is so popular, the queue begins before the shop even opens and at its busiest, the wait can go up to an hour! The highlight here is the charcoal-grilled youtiao and tau pok, which is added to ingredients like cucumber, pineapple, beansprouts, turnip, and ginger flower. They also have a variation with cuttlefish and century egg, with the sauce served separately, so the ingredients won’t be soggy and over-drenched, and customers get to choose how much sauce they want!
Address: 271 Onan Rd, #02-14, Singapore 424768
Opening Hours: 4:30 pm–1:30 am Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
Eat May Know’s name comes from a Chinese saying that roughly translates to “eat then you know”, so you gotta try it for yourself to know what the hype is all about! Located in Balestier, the stall serves a rojak that has all the usual ingredients, but they’re most famous for their crispy youtiao that’s fried till golden brown but still fluffy in the centre!
Address: 29 Bendemeer Rd, #01-32, Singapore 330029
Opening Hours: 11 am–9 pm daily
Soon Heng Rojak has its origins as a pushcart stall in the 1980s. Now located in Toa Payoh, they seem to have a perpetual queue. Almost entirely covered with loads of peanuts and slathered with an intense and satisfying sauce, the ingredients used are refreshing and complements the sauce. Totally makes up for all the queue time!
Address: 480 Lor 6 Toa Payoh, B1-23 HDB Hub, Singapore 310480
Opening Hours: 11 am–9:30 pm daily
Mei Ji Rojak at Toa Payoh is one of the popular Chinese rojak stalls around with its own loyal followers as well. You will find the usual rojak ingredients here, such as crispy you tiao (deep fried dough fritters), pineapples, cucumbers, apple, beansprouts, turnips, young mango and bunga kantan (ginger flower) mixed in a sweet rojak sauce and topped with grated peanuts, coating the bits and pieces nicely.
Address: 75 Lor 5 Toa Payoh, Lorong 5, #01-04 Food Centre, 310075
Opening Hours: 2:30 pm–12 am Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
684 Black & White Rojak has over 20 years of history, and other than the traditional black rojak, they also serve a rare white rojak. Their black rojak comes with all the usual trimmings: a sweet sauce with fermented prawn paste, lime, and sugar, pineapples, cucumber, turnip, tau pok, apples and the all-important youtiao. The white rojak, on the other hand, comes with the same fixings, but with a sour plum sauce instead. Sharp and tangy, the dressing complements the crisp vegetables and fruits perfectly.
Address: 684 Hougang Ave 8, #01-967, Singapore 530684
Opening Hours: 12–8 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Singapore Famous Rojak is, well, famous indeed, it’s even featured in the Michelin Guide! Located in Albert Centre Market & Food Centre, this stall draws in crowds for their messy plates of chopped greens, fruit, and youtiao, tossed in their homemade sauce. The youtiao here are more chewy than crispy, which some might not like, but the complex sweet-spicy flavours make this one of the best rojak in Singapore to try out.
Address: 270 Queen St, #01-45, Singapore 180270
Opening Hours: 1–8:30 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Tow Kwar Pop really places emphasis on their tau kwa, as they are still hand-grilled the traditional way. Because of that, the tau kwa in this rojak is simply phenomenal. It’s stuffed with cucumber slices and beansprouts, then grilled until airy and fluffy on the inside, charred, fragrant and crispy on the outside. Finally, it is then added to the dish alongside apples, pineapples, crushed peanuts and a sauce that is more savoury and not overpowered by sugar.
Address: 30 Seng Poh Rd, #02-06, Singapore 168898
Opening Hours: 9 am–3 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Funnily enough, Toa Payoh Rojak isn’t located in Toa Payoh, but it’s instead at the Old Kallang Airport Hawker Centre. Now in the hands of their second generation owner, the stall has been in business for at least half a century. One interesting thing that they add into their rojak is spinach. If you feel sceptical about it, it actually does work pretty well together with the other ingredients!
Address: 51 Old Airport Rd, #01-108, Singapore 390051
Opening Hours: 12–7 pm Mon to Sat. Closed on Sun
A shop name can’t get any more straightforward than this, and it goes without saying that this stall sells just three items in Maxwell Food Centre. They tend to fly under the radar, and most would not know that the stall has actually earned themselves a Michelin Plate! The rojak here is served with century eggs and a sauce that is intensely rich.
Address: 1 Kadayanallur St, #01-56, Singapore 069184
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–8:30 pm daily
Power Rojak Bandung puts its own spin on the traditional rojak. Unlike the usual fruits, youtiao and tau pok-laden fare, the rojak at this family-run store includes cuttlefish, kangkong, beehoon. Kind of like satay beehoon, just with a rich, sweet chilli sauce and crushed peanuts. Great for days when you're feeling like you want something more filling!
Address: 503 West Coast Dr, #01-63, Singapore 120503
Opening Hours: 12:15–7:45 pm Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Gu Zao Rojak is run by an elderly man who’s been in business for over 20 years. His rojak has thet standard textbook of ingredients, but the star of the show here is the youtiao that is grilled until it’s crunchy and golden brown before it is mixed in with the lot with a generous amount of sauce, and topped with peanuts.
Address: 347 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, #01-2150, Singapore 560347
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–9 pm Thurs to Tues. Closed on Wed
Lim Bo Rojak is an offshoot from the famous Uncle Lim's Rojak from Damansara Jaya, KL. The Malaysian-style rojak is unlike anything you’ll find here. First, fish skin, you tiao, and prawn fritters are fried up — much like what you’d see at a ngoh hiang stall. The fried ingredients are then mixed with seasonal chilled fruits, a prawn paste sauce, crushed peanuts and chilli sauce.
Address: 1 Punggol Dr., #02-11, Singapore 828629
Opening Hours: 12–6:30 pm Mon, Wed to Fri. 11:30 am–6:30 pm Sat & Sun. Closed on Tues
One of the newest in the rojak game, Rojak Line was established in 2016 with the aim of serving the finest rojak. The secret here is in the sauce, which is thick and creamy. The basic set includes youtiao, tau pok, pineapple, cucumber, turnip, guava, and red apple, and if you’re feeling extravagant, you can also go for the Luxury Rojak which adds cuttlefish, green apple, and golden pear!
Address: 44 Holland Drive, #02-13, Singapore 270044
Opening Hours: 1–7:30 pm Thurs to Sun. Closed Mon to Wed
Shen Fang Fruit Rojak might not draw in huge crowds like many others on this list, but their rojak is worth a mention for their savoury and piquant sauce, accompanied by crispy youtiao and zesty,crunchy green mango slices. If you’re a fan of lighter rojak sauces as opposed to the really rich and goopy ones, then make sure to try out Shen Fang Fruit Rojak!
Address: 121 Pasir Panjang Rd, #01-45, Singapore 118543
Also located within Whampoa Market Place, Mun Theng Fang’s rojak comes with tau pok, beansprouts, mangos, apples, and cucumbers, tossed in sauce, peanuts and shredded lettuce. Compared to Hoover’s, the sauce here is thicker and more savoury, with a stronger shrimp paste taste. And also, the stall grills their youtiao and tau pok over charcoal to give it a more robust edge!
Address: 90 Whampoa Dr, #01-87, Singapore 320090
Opening Hours: 2–9:30 pm Thurs to Tues. Closed on Wed
The menu at Kovan Rojak is especially interesting with additional ingredients that you can add like abalone, cuttlefish, jellyfish and century egg. The basic set will include the standard ingredients of vegetables and fruit slices of cucumber, turnip, bean sprouts, pineapple and green mango, tossed in a delectable prawn paste sauce.
Address: 209 Hougang St 21, #01-39, Singapore 530209
Opening Hours: 11:30 am–6 pm Thurs to Sun. Closed Mon to Wed
Auntie Jessie Rojak has several outlets islandwide, a testament to their success. Their signature rojak comes with all the standard ingredients, and some might say they’re lacking a wow factor, but they sure hit all the right spots when you’re craving for some of this sticky, sweet-savoury-spicy salad! Apart from their signature rojak, other yummy local dishes to check out on the menu include popiah, kueh pie tee and muah chee.
Address: Multiple outlets
Located at Bedok South Market & Food Centre, Ah Wah Rojak serves a rendition of rojak that includes turnip, cucumber, pineapple and pear, along with crispy youtiao, tau pok, and beansprouts mixed in just the right amount of sweet, salty sauce. Not overly wet, sweet or salty, this plate of rojak has flavours that are perfectly balanced.
Address: 16 Bedok S Rd, #01-36, Singapore 460016
Opening Hours: 12–8 pm Tues, 12–2 pm, 5:30–10:30 pm Wed to Sun. Closed on Mon