Embrace the King of Fruits!
Posted on 16 July 2019
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Durian season in Malaysia is swinging into high gear, which means it’s that time of year to embrace the King of Fruits in every variety, shape and way. From bingka durian to cendol durian to full-blown durian buffets, the fruit is not known to be cheap, so you might be wondering where to get good durians around KL & PJ in order to get your money’s worth. Well, this handy guide will show you all the best spots in Klang Valley to have a durian feast! And here if you want to learn more about the durian varieties in Malaysia and how each tastes, check out our previous article on the top 10 durians.
Donald’s Durian has been in the business for more than 20 years, so you know you’ll be in good hands when you’re here. While some may find the prices to be slightly higher than others, many have noted that the consistent quality of the durians here is worth the steeper price tag. The shop also provides vacuum packaging if you want to take the delicious fruit home.
Highlights: Great Musang King, Wide Range of Durian Varieties, Good Service, Comfortable Indoors Seating, Vacuum Packaging Available
Address: 15, Jalan 19/29, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Hours: 1pm - 11pm
If you’re a hardcore durian lover who envisions every meal tinged with durian flavours, you can now make your dreams come true at Durianity. This restaurant features a plethora of durian-themed food like fried rice, crepes cakes, smoothies, ice-cream, packaged snacks and, of course, actual durians. They’ve even jumped on the salted egg trend with their Salted Egg Chicken, which also comes in a durian variety. Even your friends who aren’t fans of the durian can find something to enjoy here!
Highlights: Delicious Durian Crepe Cake, Wide Range of Durian and Non-Durian Cuisine, Comfortable Indoors Seating
Address: G21, IOI Boulevard, Jalan Kenari 6, Puchong, 47170 Puchong, Selangor
Hours: 10.45am - 11pm
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Showcasing a large durian sculpture at its shopfront, City Durian Specialist is popular with locals and tourists alike. The shop also offers scrumptious Musang King snacks, such as tarts and spring rolls, which make great gifts for your durian-loving friends.
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Highlights: Wide Range of Durian Varieties, Friendly Staff, Vacuum Packaging Available, Walking Distance from LRT Station
Address: C1-C5, Backspace@Alor, No15A(R, 1-18, Jln Tong Shin, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 11am - 11pm
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There’s nothing like a good ol’ fashioned roadside durian stall like Say Heng. After all, the outdoor seating is all part of the experience. Dig into a variety of durians like Udang Merah, Isi Merah and Musang King here without breaking the bank. What’s more, the knowledgeable owner will pick out the perfect durian for you according to your tastes. You won’t have to worry about having enough cash on hand either, as the shop accepts credit cards, as well as e-payment via apps like GrabPay and Maybank QR Pay.
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Highlights: Affordable Price, Good Service, Accepts Credit Card, E-Wallet Friendly
Address: USJ Pedak 11 & 12, Kiosk USJ 14, Subang Jaya
Hours: 12pm - 12am
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Arguably one of the most well-known joints in Klang Valley, it's impossible to list down all the best places to eat durian in PJ without mentioning Durian SS2. With a spacious dining area, you can choose your favourite durians from the diverse varieties displayed on the shelves, which include the Musang King, D24 and Red Prawn varietals. If you love an ice-old treat, you should definitely try the durian cendol here.
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Highlights: Affordable Price, All-You-Can-Eat Durian Buffet, Fast Service, Good Reputation
Address: 193, Jalan SS 2/24, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Hours: 12pm - 12am
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Similar to Donald’s Durian, Chen Brothers durians carry a steeper price tag but it’s all worth it for their exceptional quality. From D101 to Red Meat, you’ll feel assured knowing that each durian they open up for you is rich, creamy and fragrant. The shop also serves up some amazing rojak, ice kacang and refreshing coconut water.
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Highlights: Exceptional Quality, Complimentary Water & Salt, Vacuum Packaging Available
Address: Jalan Mergastua, Kepong Baru, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 1 - 11pm
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Another roadside delight on this list, this durian hotspot was established in 1993 and is a favourite among the Ampang crowd. Their most popular durian varieties include Musang King, Kaki Buluh, Tekka and XO.
Highlights: Reasonable Price, Free Mineral Water, Convenient Parking
Address: Jalan Cempaka 3, Taman Cempaka, 68000 Ampang, Selangor
Hours: 11am - 11.30pm
SK 6363 was the pioneer of durian buffets back in the day. Today, you can still enjoy a satisfying durian buffet here from as low as RM35 person. This humble little stall focuses on bringing you top notch durians at the most competitive prices.
Highlights: Affordable Prices, All-You-Can-Eat Durian Buffet, Good Service
Address: Kepong Baru, 52100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Hours: 12pm - 11.45pm
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