Hei Mee

Hei Mee

Featuring redpan, Beach Road Prawn Mee Eating House, Singapore Fried Hokkien Mee (Whampoa Makan Place Block 90), River South (Hoe Nam) Prawn Noodles, Poon Nah City Home Made Noodle, Swee Guan Hokkien Mee, Come Daily Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee (Toa Payoh West Market), Hainan Fried Hokkien Prawn Mee (Golden Mile), Chung Cheng Chilli Mee (Golden Mile), Yong Huat
TagTeamOfTwo/ Gerald Chai
TagTeamOfTwo/ Gerald Chai

Hokkien Mee here is cooked in batches, u can't order until uncle cook finish the batch. Thus a queue starts to form up rather quickly on this weekday dinner night.

The coffee shop here is rather old school.

Hokkien mee only sold in medium($8) & Large($10). So it's more expensive than your average hokkien mee. They use to have the small $6 portion, but auntie said they don't sell small anymore.

Wife took the medium portion and felt that its pretty less.

Large portion was just right. Total 5 prawns.

Very Strong wok hei, one of the better hokkien mee I had for quite some time. Prawns and squids were fresh.

The chilli though, was quite a mismatch, it was sweet and the taste just doesn't go well with the wok hei hokkien mee.

Nevertheless, still a solid plate of hokkien mee, i will return again for more.

The last time I had Yong Heng, it was nearly 15 years ago, when I used to work nearby.

So it has been around for a long time, and I am glad this was still around, and still as popular as ever.

There were a total of 3 prawns, a few sotongs, and lots of lean meat. Seafood was fresh for sure. Can taste its freshness.

Sambal Chilli was of a sweet variety and it wasn't very spicy.

Can eat if u are nearby.

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Long Long queue when it first opened, wondering what's so good, why got such a long queue.

Expectations were high and I was rather upset that I queued for over 30mins for a rather mediocre hokkien mee. Maybe the queue was too large and cooking process hasten; resulting in a drop in quality control.

Tasted quite bland, no wok hei taste whatsoever also.

Maybe try again Next time when there's a shorter queue.

2.5/5

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545 Whampoa Prawn noodles have been around since the 1950s.

There are two 545 Whampoa Prawn noodles stall in SG, the other one is at tekka, and has many videos and reviews on social media.

By the time reach 12pm, Bee Hoon and Kway Teow already ran out, only left the yellow noodles. But the queue is still so long.

Had the dry version @$5, prawns were fresh and was already de-shelled. The chilli which is mixed with tomato sauce was quite good, giving this a very old school taste.

Hong heng is a famous Fried Hokkien Mee store here at Tiong Bahru. It is almost listed in multiple Michelin guides, and also featured very heavily in articles and YouTube videos.

Surprisingly, this is my first time eating Hong Heng. Despite me waiting for the store to open at 4.30pm, I was not fast enough to be the first 3 customers.

There's a hint of wok hei with the noodles, the prawn and sotong tasted fresh and was cooked just right, with it being soft and easy to chew.

The sambal chilli was not so spicy.

Hong Heng is the first stall u see when u come up the escalator.

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Saw a long queue the previous time I was at GMFC, this time round, queue wasn't so long, thus decided to give it a try.

Had the $5 portion.

The sambal-like chilli sauce was quite spicy, almost explosive.

Pork ribs were soft and tender

Prawns were crunchy.

Overall quite solid, it is worth the long queue in my opinion.

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The prawn soup here definitely very very good.

Prawn definitely fresh. Just 3 jumbo prawns in the bowl of noodles. Sad that the prawns have no roe in it like other jumbo prawns i had at other places.

Shallots tasted good.

Portion of noodles quite small.

Prawn Soup definitely the best I ever had.

No queue on a weekend lunch time.

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Fried mee sua starting at $7

Yong huat used to be an old stablishment along east coast road since 1949. Gone are the original family that ran this establishment previously. Recipe was sold to the current owners back in 2020.

As this was my first time here, couldn't compare with how it once was.

The first impression I had, that it doesn't look very fantastic. Smell and taste of wok hei definitely there.

Overall, still quite a good plate of fried mee sua. Will I eat this if I was passing by in future? Maybe.

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The long queue during Sunday lunch time really surprise me, I thought due to the ulu-ness of this place, the crowd won't be so long.

It was about a 40mins wait to be a seat.

1. The prawn broth is the star, so flavourful without even applying the chilli powder.

2. Prawns are fresh- without doubt

3. Tobiko balls were soft

4. The chilli for the noodles were slightly not spicy enough for me.

Overall, more than satisfied with the taste, my only negative is that I still hungry after this meal.

Total 3 tobiko balls and 2 small prawns. For $8.

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This place is heavily reviewed on social media and have videos on YouTube. So really have to try and taste what the fuss is.

As I was lazy to peel prawns today, decided to go with the special prawn noodles instead. Take note that their speciality is the dry version.

+$2 for additional prawns and pork belly.

Prawns were great and the teriyaki pork belly was soft and tender. The chilli also nice. The soup also very flavourful.

Can tell why so many good reviews for this place.

Portion of noodles was quite adequate, felt quite full after.

They no longer sell side dishes already. No fish skin, no fried prawn balls.

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So many good reviews on this place, thus decided to try it.

Was expecting a long wait and queue, but was surprisingly able to get my plate within 15mins on a Sunday morning.

This was certainly a great plate of hokkien mee, but my expectation was much more higher, after reading and watching so many fantastic reviews.

Still a great plate thou, sambal chilli was quite good, noodles was quite silky.

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Had the $6 portion.

Very long queue during dinner time.

Very friendly auntie collecting orders.

Not a bad plate of hokkien mee, chilli was somewhat sweet.

Theres no need use chopsticks to eat, spoon can scoop everything up to eat.

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Taste the food. Don’t just swallow them

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