11 Makan Places in Yishun Worth the Calories (Best Yishun Food Guide!)


Last Updated on 2023-07-16 , 1:17 pm

Living in Yishun has its benefits – it is relatively near to town, we have our very own Yishun Safra, Sungei Khatib Bongsu, access to two hospitals, a polyclinic and tons of unlimited food choices – even the widely acclaimed Chong Pang Food Centre (located at 105 Yishun Ring Road, Singapore 760105) that is home to countless of delectable Yishun food.

If you believe that’s all there is to it, you’re mistaken.

Here in Yishun, it is akin to living in a mini food haven where you can just bask in the number of food choices thrown at you every day and you will never get bored of them.

Prepare to be amazed as we reveal the top 11 makan (eating) spots in Yishun, demonstrating why living in this food paradise absolutely rulez (with a “z”). You will definitely feel enticed, tempted and utterly convinced to visit Yishun this weekend after reading this article!

Yishun Food 1: 925 Chicken Rice

You can’t say you’ve tried Yishun food until you’ve been here. Many Yishun residents, as well as those from Sembawang and Woodlands, will rush to 925 Chicken Rice to get their hands on the Hainanese chicken rice with tender and juicy chicken chunks roasted to the bone that you will never tire of.

After you’ve experienced this culinary marvel, you’ll understand why people flock to this gourmet haven. It’s a Yishun experience you won’t want to miss, tantalizing your taste senses and leaving you wanting seconds, thirds, and possibly even fourths (who’s counting?)

Check out the video we’ve done for this chicken rice stall:

Blk 925 Yishun Central 1, Singapore 760925
Opening Hours: Daily: 10:30am – 8pm

Yishun Food 2: 928 Yishun Laksa

These days, where can you still find a bowl of Laksa at only S$2.50 (well, okay, other than the laksa that costs $2 at Sungei Road which you can read all about here)? 928 Yishun Laksa, a humble little stall, has been serving wonderful Laksa for 19 years. Despite its small size, the aroma of this exquisite dish has enticed crowds of hungry customers, resulting in queues as legendary as the Laksa itself.

The success of 928 Yishun Laksa shows that outstanding food does not necessary necessitate fancy surroundings or extravagant presentations. Simple pleasures, real flavors, and the dedication of dedicated cooks may elevate a plain bowl of Laksa to gourmet status. So, if you find yourself in Yishun, get ready to line, taste the magic, and embark on a gastronomic trip that will leave you wanting more.

Blk 928, Yishun Central 1, #01-155 Singapore 760928
Opening Hours: Daily: 10am – 7pm

Yishun Food 3: Chong Pang Nasi Lemak

Punggol Nasi Lemak or Boon Lay Power Nasi Lemak? Nah, we have our very own Chong Pang Nasi Lemak and that’s more than enough for us. The Nasi Lemak is fragrant and light, and when coupled with their signature chicken wings, Ikan Billis and tangy chilli sauce? We are sold.

But here’s the best part, my hungry friends: Chong Pang Nasi Lemak is open until the ungodly hour of 6:30am. Yes, you read that correctly! It’s a late-night refuge for both foodies and insomniacs. So, when the midnight munchies hit, we know precisely where to go for a delicious feast that will leave us wanting more.

447 Sembawang Rd Singapore 758404
Opening Hours: Daily: 5pm – 6:30am


Yishun Food 4: Holy Cow Creamery

If you are craving for some good old ice cream, you can check out Holy Cow Creamery – the first cafe to ever set foot in Yishun. Don’t be shocked if you have to wait for a table, since this ice cream hotspot is constantly swarmed by ice cream connoisseurs. But believe me when I say that the wait is well worth it. So assemble your crew, get ready for a delectable journey, and head to Holy Cow Creamery, where ice cream dreams come true and waffle fantasies become a reality.

292 Yishun Street 22, #01-291, Singapore 760292

Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs, Sun: 11:30am – 10pm, Fri & Sat : 11:30am -11pm

Yishun Food 5: Taste of Thailand / Bei Sheng Seafood

Taste of Thailand / Bei Sheng Seafood is my favourite place to dine at while in Yishun because I practically grew up with this Thai-style Chinese Zi Char restaurant, which is also a favourite among many students and the older generations living there. Many people flock to the restaurant for their signature dishes which you will never fail to find on every table – Fried Squid, Fried Fish and Tom Yam Seafood Soup.

Blk 701A Yishun Avenue 5 #01-01 Singapore 761701
Opening Hours: Mon, Wed- Sun: 11.30 am to 2pm, 5:30pm to 10pm


Yishun Food 6: Nasi Lemak Ayam Taliwang (Yishun Park Hawker Centre)

If you’re craving a delicious Nasi Lemak feast but the busy crowds at Chong Pang Nasi Lemak are too much for you, don’t worry! I have an excellent alternative for you to consider.

Nasi Lemak Ayam Taliwang has become a popular destination for foodies looking for an authentic Indonesian culinary experience. From the first sniff of the captivating fragrance to the first bite of their delectable Ayam Taliwang, you’ll understand why this stall has a devoted following.

So, if you’re looking for an amazing gourmet trip, head to Yishun Park Hawker Centre and order Nasi Lemak Ayam Taliwang. Prepare to be transported to the lively streets of Indonesia, where every bite is a celebration of flavor and culinary excellence.

51 Yishun Avenue 11 #01-33 Yishun Park Hawker Centre, Singapore 768867.

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday : 7:30am – 8pm

Yishun Food 7: Heng Hua Restaurant

Just a stone’s throw away from Yishun’s MRT station, there exists a rare haven where you can uncover the essence of traditional Heng Hua cuisine.


This zi-char stall is very particular about the freshness of their ingredients to as to retain their authenticity and quality control. Many people love their rich and flavourful Heng Hua Style Fried Bee Hoon!

748 Yishun Street 72 Singapore 760748
Opening Hours: Daily: 11am – 11pm

Yishun Food 8: Hup Lee Fried Bee Hoon

If you take the bus past Chong Pang City, you will be greeted by a snaking queue emerging from a particular hawker stall – none other than Hup Lee Fried Bee Hoon. Many workers, NSFs and students love dabao-ing a packet of their signature fried bee hoon – sufficiently greased so that it is not too oily, with additional top-ups of their fried chicken wings and otah! A major plus point is that it is open 24hours!

Chong Pang City Blk 101, Yishun Ave 5, #01-03 Singapore 760101
Opening Hours: Daily: 24 Hours

Yishun Food 9: Chong Pang Food Centre

I’m not going to point out every stall here at Chong Pang Food Centre that serves good hawker food because there are simply too many. From the famous Chong Pang BBQ Chicken Wings, Chuan Kee Braised Duck Rice to Chee Kueh, there is endless choices of food here.


With such a variety of flavors, it is a good idea to get together a fun group of friends to go on this epicurean adventure with you so you may enjoy and share every delicious piece. Food usually tastes better when consumed with good friends because it makes for wonderful experiences!

Chong Pang City 105 Yishun Ring Rd Singapore 760104

Opening Hours : 5am – 10:30pm

Yishun Food 10: Wild Wood Cafe 

Yishun is home to a hidden gem that will thrill waffle lovers when it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth demands. Wild Wood Cafe, a paradise for waffle lovers seeking a delicious and imaginative experience, is tucked away in the center of this thriving neighborhood.

598 Yishun Ring Road, Wisteria Mall, #01-51/52, Singapore 768698

Opening Hours: 11.30am – 8.30pm (Tue to Fri), 10am – 9.30pm (Sat & Sun), Closed on Mon

Yishun Food 11: Arnold’s Fried Chicken

I was so thrilled to know that Arnold’s Fried Chicken has recently opened their latest outlet in Yishun – serving fresh, fried chicken that is also halal! The chicken was succulent and well-marinated, plus the fact that they use only fresh chicken was an additional plus point!

Yishun 10 Cinema Cineplex 51 Yishun Central 1, #01-04 Singapore 768794
Opening Hours: Daily: 11am – 10pm