A delicious and comforting dish that combines egg noodles, char siew and wantons, wanton mee is one of the quintessential hawker dishes in Singapore’s culinary landscape. They come in two main renditions: one that is tossed with tomato sauce, and the other that is black sauce based. No matter which camp you fall in, we’ve rounded up some of the best wanton mee in Singapore to help you embark on your hunt for the best!
Located in Joo Chiat, Fei Fei is a go-to for many local Singaporeans. For decades the stall has been serving up plates of wanton noodles tossed in a tart chilli sauce, alongside sliced char siew and soft wantons filled with crunchy prawns. If these toppings aren't enough for you, you can also choose top up for some deep fried meatballs. Open until 3:30 am, Fei Fei is a popular spot for those looking for a hearty meal especially late at night.
Address: 45 Joo Chiat Pl, Singapore 427769
Opening Hours: 6 AM–3:30 AM daily
Run by a young hawker, Ji Ji Wanton Noodle Specialist sees snaking queues at lunchtime for its al dente noodles tossed in a mixture of oyster sauce, soy sauce and chilli sauce. Each plate of noodles is topped with fried wontons, sliced char siew, mushrooms, blanched vegetables and fried lard bits. The chilli sauce here also consists of hae bi, which provides the noodles with a punchy aroma.
Address: 531A Upper Cross St, #02-48/49, Singapore 051531
Opening Hours: 9:30 AM–3 PM, 5–7 PM Fri to Wed. Closed on Thurs
With humble beginnings as a pushcart, Uncle Koung opened his own wanton mee stall in 1964 in Geylang, moving from lorong to lorong until settling in the current location. The springy egg noodles here are coated in a savoury sauce, topped with charcoal oven-roasted tender char siew and juicy wantons individually wrapped at the stall. The chilli sauce is also handmade and each plate of noodles comes with a side of peppery soup. The sad news is that the stall will be closing by the end of December 2023, so make sure to visit while you still can!
Address: 205 Sims Ave, Singapore 387506
Opening Hours: 8 AM–7 PM daily
A Michelin Bib Gourmand awardee located in Toa Payoh, Chef Kang is known for its hearty wanton mee with luxe toppings like shredded abalone, chunky caramelised char siew and pork belly. The wantons are filled with fresh shrimp and the noodles come topped with crispy lard. Each plate of noodles is accompanied by a cloudy soup that’s full of flavour!
Address: 11 Lor 3 Toa Payoh, Block C Jackson Square, Singapore 319579
Opening Hours: 8 AM–3 PM daily
Eng's Wantan Noodle is famous not only for its springy homemade noodles made with 100% egg and flour, as well as its juicy dumplings, it is also known for its devilishly spicy chilli sauce that brings a tangy zing. Tossed in a secret sauce with blanched vegetables, char siew, boiled handmade wontons, this is a must-try for both wanton mee lovers and spice lovers!
Address: 287 Tanjong Katong Rd, Singapore 437070
Opening Hours: 11 AM–9 PM daily
Prior to its move to its current location on Foch Road, Kok Kee gained a loyal following from its days at Lavender Square Food Square, serving wanton mee tossed in its addictive secret sauce, along with lean char siew and wantons filled with pork. The legendary wanton mee stall continues to see queues at peak hours and has loyal followers coming from near and far for its signature noodles!
Address: 30 Foch Rd, #01-02, Singapore 209276
Opening Hours: 9 AM–9:30 PM daily
Bei-Ing Wanton Mee has been at Roxy Square 1 for over three decades and shares the same coffeeshop space as The Original Katong Laksa. Now helmed by the second generation, Bei-Ing’s noodles are made Malaysian-style with the egg noodles mixed in a black sauce and chilli. They also serve both boiled and fried wantons for every plate of noodles too!
Address: 50 East Coast Road, #01-64 Roxy Square Food Court, Singapore 428769
Opening Hours: 11:30 AM–4:30 PM daily
Tucked away in Sunshine Plaza, Parklane Zha Yun Tun Mee House has been serving its signature fried wantons and noodles for over 15 years. Its noodles are tossed in a dark sauce similar to Malaysia-style wanton mee. Besides fried wontons, you can also choose to top your noodles with a fried chicken cutlet.
Address: 91 Bencoolen St, #01-53, Singapore 189652
Opening Hours: 10 AM–9 PM daily
Cho Kee Noodle has its roots as a pushcart back in the 1960s and the stall is now run by the third generation of the original founders. What’s special here is that they offer eight different types of noodles – egg, spinach, seaweed, beetroot, tomato, broad, wholegrain and hor fun. All of them are house-made and additive-free, and they are served with both fried and boiled wantons in an old-school rooster bowl!
Address: 51 Old Airport Rd, #01-04, Singapore 390051
Opening Hours: 11 AM–3 PM, 6:30–9 PM Mon to Fri. Closed Sat & Sun
Hua Kee Hougang Famous Wanton Mee has won several awards over the years, including a mention in the Michelin Guide Singapore. They serve a variety of noodles, from Wanton Noodles to Dumpling Noodles and Chicken Feet Noodles. Their signature dish is the Wanton Mee, which is cooked till perfectly QQ. It is served with a sweet and savoury sauce that’s not like the usual wanton mees you get out there!
Address: 51 Old Airport Rd, #01-02, Singapore 390051
Opening Hours: 10 AM–10 PM Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Not to be confused with Fei Fei Wanton Mee! For Michelin-approved roasted meats, join the queue at Fei Fei Roasted Noodle. With over 40 years of experience, the stall is only open for a few hours a day and sells out quickly. The roasted meats require an arduous preparation process that begins at 3 am and is roasted over a charcoal fire. The results are the likes of juicy char siew atop springy and al dente egg noodles, accompanied by stuffed wontons, leafy greens and a powerful chilli sauce.
Address: 254 Jurong East St 24, #01-28, Singapore 600254
Opening Hours: 8:30–11:55 am Tues to Sat. Closed Sun & Mon
This stall is known for their wanton mee with bu jian tian/不见天 char siew, which literally translates to 'roast pork that doesn’t see the sky'. Before you start scratching your heads, this is because the meat here is taken from the armpit of the pig, which is one of the tenderest parts. The char siew here is indeed one of the best, the noodles are springy and they balance out the meal perfectly. You'll find long queues here at lunch so come early before it’s sold out!
Address: 30 Seng Poh Rd, #02-30, Singapore 168898
Opening Hours: 7 AM–1 PM Wed & Thurs, Sat & Sun. Closed Mon, Tues & Fri
For wanton mee with a modern twist, Bee Kee Wanton Noodle is best known for its Truffle Wanton Noodle that’s tossed with white truffle oil and soya sauce. It also comes with slices of char siew and both soup-style and deep-fried wanton. Fret now if you’re a wanton mee purist, you’ll also be able to get the dish in the original version. Other items on the menu include Braised Pork Noodles, Chilli Vinegar Wantons and Wanton Soup.
Address: 86 Market St, #03-07, Singapore 048947
Opening Hours: 7 am–2:30 pm Mon to Fri. Closed Sat & Sun
Originally located at Dover Road Market, Kai Kee Wanton Noodles has been in operation for over 30 years. Get your fix of genuine old-school Wanton Mee with a nostalgic flavour here. Springy noodles are tossed with soy sauce, pork lard oil, sesame oil and chilli, creating the perfect balance of sweet and salty, with a kick of spice that evenly coated every strand of noodle. Complementing the noodles are morsels of well-seasoned wantons. While the char siew and vegetables are nothing to shout about, they are the perfect sidekicks and complete the dish!
Address: 120 Bukit Merah Lane 1, #01-09, Singapore 151120
Opening Hours: 7 am–3 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Previously Xin Fei Fei Wanton Noodle, Kang’s Wanton Noodle has rebranded and dare we say, even better. Their dumplings, char siew and sauces are all handmade early in the morning everyday to ensure utmost freshness, and their springy noodles are tossed in a of lard oil, sesame oil, chilli, and seasoning sauce mix. Paired with the char siew, boiled dumplings, and crispy fried wantons, this tasty dish is sure to hit all the right spots.
Address: 70 Zion Rd, #01-06, Singapore 247792
Opening Hours: 9 am–1:30 pm, Fri to Wed. Closed on Thurs
The yummy wantons, juicy pieces of char siew and QQ noodles are just some of the reasons why Wen Kang Ji draws in the crowd. The noodles are tossed in a flavourful and savoury sauce, then topped with deep-fried lard for more flavour and crunch. The Hong Kong-style char siew is perfectly charred with the perfect fat-to-meat ratio. Do head down early, as the stall closes for the day once their char siew is sold out!
Address: 505 Beach Road, #B1-29, Singapore 199583
Opening Hours: 9 am–5 pm Wed to Mon. Closed on Tues
Ang Moh Wanton Noodles traces its roots back to one man who had distinctively Caucasian features, who sold wanton mee from a pushcart on the streets in the 1960s. Today the business has been bought over and modernised with an expanded menu, but you won’t go wrong with the Signature Wantan Noodle. Tossed in a mix of soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup and chilli, the plate is accompanied by a modestly fatty char siew and a bowl of soup with wantons.
Address: 182 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427453
Opening Hours: 8 AM–9 PM daily
Even though Laifabar is tucked away in an industrial estate in Bukit Batok, it doesn’t stop patrons from coming here to pay them a visit. Apart from perfectly cooked noodles coated in a secret sauce, what’s special here is that you can choose your preferred leanness of char siew. It is wood-fired and known for its gentle and smoky sweetness. And in addition to the typical wanton mee ingredients, the plate also comes with half an onsen egg!
Address: 02-02 Bukit Batok Cres, Prestige Centre, 71, Singapore 658071
Opening Hours: 11 AM–3 PM, 5:30–9 PM Tues to Sun. Closed on Mon
Located in Macpherson, CCK 190 Wanton Mee has been serving time-perfected wanton noodles since 2000. The char siew here is roasted in-house and sliced thicker than usual, while the dumplings are hand-wrapped with prawn and pork paste. The noodles are springy with no alkaline taste, and the black sauce mix is simply delectable with some of their homemade chilli sauce!
Address: Blk 89 Circuit Rd, #01-110, Singapore 370089
Opening Hours: 6 AM–2 PM Fri to Sun. Closed Mon to Thurs
Offering a different experience to the Chinese-style wanton mee, Soi 19 Thai Wanton Mee caters to fans of Thai-style wanton mee and it’s a close substitute to the famous stall of the same name in Bangkok. The noodles here come in two variations: original (soy sauce) and black sauce. Here, springy egg noodles are topped with char siew, fried wanton and pork lard, paired with a side of soup with boiled wantons.
Address: Multiple outlets