Named as one of the top 10 Restaurant Dishes of 2015 on the New York Times, the legendary oyster omelette, or orh-luak as locally known, is one of the most loved hawker dishes in Singapore. The chewy texture of oysters mixed with crisp flour mixture and delicious eggs, is a real treat for the taste buds.
For those who are hunting for the best oyster omelette or have yet to give this dish a try, here are 6 of the best oyster omelette stalls in Singapore that serve kick-ass oyster omelette fried to perfection, that will leave you on your knees and begging for more.
1. Ah Hock Fried Oyster
You can’t find a stall more dedicated to oyster omelette than Ah Hock Fried Oyster. The ingredients used are top notch and are self sourced by the owner himself.
Using fresh oysters from Korea, fresh eggs from Swee Choon Egg Farm and fresh flour from China, their oyster omelette is definitely one of the best in Singapore. Besides the oyster omelette itself, the chilli that comes with it is also to die for. A great mix of sour and spicy, it complements the main dish perfectly. Ah Hock Fried Oyster also has different styles and types of oyster omelettes, all of them oozing with oyster-licious goodness.
Ah Hock Fried Oyster
Address: Whampoa Drive Makan Place, #01-40 Whampoa Drive Blk 90 Singapore 320090
Opening Hours: Daily 12pm-11pm, closed on alternate Wednesdays
2. 85 Bedok North Fried Oyster
Visit the Feng Shan Food Market and you’ll most likely recognise this popular fried oyster stall in an instant. 85 Bedok North Fried Oyster is one of the busiest and most well-known oyster omelette stalls in Bedok. Previously featured in many local newspapers, 85 Bedok North Fried Oyster is so popular, it occupies two stalls in Feng Shan Food Market.
Besides oyster omelette, 85 Bedok North Fried Oyster also offers a variety of local dishes such as fried carrot cake. Be warned though, the queue or wait can get pretty long. But remember, good things come to those who wait!
85 Bedok North Fried Oyster
Address: Blk 85 Bedok North Street 4 #01-09/10 Singapore 460085
Opening Hours: daily 11am-11pm
3. Katong Keah Kee Fried Oysters
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Located along Chinatown Food Street, Katong Keah Kee is another stall that is famous for its delicious fried oyster omelette. Their fluffy omelette has little oysters hiding underneath, waiting to spring up on your first bite.
Listed as one of the top 5 dishes to try at Chinatown Food Street, Katong Keah Kee is the go-to stall for all oyster omelette lovers. The stall owner, Uncle Law has been in the fried oyster omelette business for more than 4 decades and even mixes his own chilli paste to go with his yummy oyster omelette. If you’re planing to visit Chinatown Food Street, make sure to try the delightful oyster omelette from Katong Keah Kee.
Katong Keah Kee Fried Oysters
Address: Stall 5, 7 Smith Street Singapore 050335
Opening Hours: Daily 11am-11pm
Price: Small $5, Medium $8, Large $10
4. Simon Road Oyster Omelette
Search for best places to eat in Serangoon and you’d definitely come across this one! Simon Road Oyster Omelette first opened at Simon Road coffee shop and has been around for more than 20 years!
What makes this stall stand out from the rest? If you’re an oyster omelette lover, you’d know that the oyster omelette here is fried to the perfect level of crispiness. Each bite of the omelette brings out different flavours that are so delicious, you’ll want to have this oyster omelette for every meal!
Simon Road Oyster Omelette
Address: 965 Upper Serangoon Road Sinapore 534721
Opening Hours: Daily 4pm-2am, Closed on Tuesdays
5. Lim’s Fried Oyster
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Yet another delicious oyster omelette stall on the list and this one is Lim’s Fried Oyster at Jalan Besar. Mr Lim has been frying up these delicious omelettes since 1977 and hasn’t stopped since.
The fried version of oyster omelette is good, but Lim’s Fried Oyster is known for their soft version! The soft version was invented by Mr Lim and caters to older folks. Don’t be fooled by its wet appearance though, the soft version is just as fragrant and appetising as the usual crispy version.
Lim’s Fried Oyster
Address: Berseh Food Centre, 166 Jalan Besar Singapore 208877
Opening Hours: Daily 6pm-12am
6. Ah Chuan Fried Oyster Omelette
Any oyster omelette lover who lives near Toa Payoh will know this stall. Located in Toa Payoh Lorong 7, Ah Chuan Fried Oyster Omelette is a stall not to be missed. The crispy omelette together with fish sauce and chilli is to die for.
Many frequent patrons state that the texture and taste of the omelette are consistent and good at every visit. At only $4 a plate, this oyster omelette is definitely one of the tastiest and most affordable ones.
Ah Chuan Fried Oyster Omelette
Address: Blk 22, Toa Payoh Lorong 7 #01-25, Singapore 310022
Opening Hours: Daily 3-9pm, Closed on Tuesdays
Now that you know where to find the best oyster omelette, you can have this goodness every other day! Know of another great oyster omelette place? Let us know in the comments below!
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