10 Yong Tau Foo Spots That Aren’t Just For Health Conscious Office Ladies

3 November
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Any Singaporean hawker centre and coffee shop aren’t complete without a yong tau foo shop tucked somewhere within it. With a myriad of colourful and mouthwatering ingredients on display, it’s no wonder that we locals keep coming back for more, regardless if it’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even supper.

The staple ingredients include minced meat-stuffed tofu, fish paste-stuffed tofu, tofu, tofu skin and other tofu ingredients alongside other stuffed vegetables, mushrooms and fried food items. Pair that with a bowl of rice or noodles and you’re set for a very satisfying (and fairly healthy) meal.

If the idea of digging through the plethora of yong tau foo stalls in Singapore seems too daunting a taste, here’s our list of the 10 best yong tau foo spots in Singapore.

Ampang Niang Yong Tau Foo

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Ampang Niang Yong Tau Foo serves up traditional Hakka style classics, simple with no added frills. Here they have a preference for meat paste rather than fish paste to stuff their ingredients which, and of which is handmade every day to ensure freshness.

Instead of a thick gravy, their soup is light and clear with just the right balance of sweetness and umami. What’s particularly noteworthy has to be both their stuffed eggplants as well as their dried shrimp sambal, you can’t leave without them.

225 East Coast Road
Singapore 428922
(Closed on Wednesdays)
Thurs to Tues: 11.30am – 8.30pm
Nearest Station: Eunos

Bagus Yong Tau Fu

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Not to worry about leaving out your Malay kakis, Bagus Yong Tau Fu is Halal-certified! Unlike most places, they offer their yong tau fu la mian style too, giving the entire dish an extra chew. The noodles are also drizzled with shallot oil for that savoury oomph.

With so many delicious ingredients to choose from, it’s hard not to be overambitious with piling your bowl high. They offer different soup options such as tom yam and laksa, all of which goes along very well with their Crispy Fried Chicken Wings and You Tiao stuffed with sotong paste.

276/278 Changi Road
Singapore 419756
Daily: 10am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Eunos

Da Jie Niang Dou Fu

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Conveniently situated between Clementi and Dover, Da Jie Niang Dou Fu is another halal-certified yong tau foo spot to go to. Here they offer multiple soup bases too, of which their laksa base seems to be rather popular as it’s not too thick and heavy, but perfectly light and savoury.

As for their regular soup base, it’s much healthier and leaves you guilt-free at the end of your meal. You’re free to ask them for more soybeans, though the ingredients themselves are so generously filled you might not need to after all.  

354 Clementi Ave 2
Singapore 120354
Daily: 10am – 9.45pm
Nearest Station: Clementi

My Favourite Cafe


Despite being tucked away in a corner of Bugis Cube, Favourite Cafe is very well known for their famous fried meatballs. Due to the limited number of meatballs available per batch, there’s usually a scramble for them. When freshly fried, it’s understandable why they’re so popular, otherwise, they taste rather overrated when cold.

Apart from their meatballs, their Korean mushrooms are great for eating with soups as they soak up all the soup’s goodness, bursting with flavour when bitten into. It pairs better with their curry laksa soup base than their other soups.

470 North Bridge Road
#02-10 Bugis Cube
Singapore 188735
(Closed on Sundays)
Mon to Sat: 9am – 6pm
Nearest Station: Bras Basah

Fu Lin Tofu Yuen

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Apart from the usual traditional Hakka style yong tau foo, Fu Lin Tofu Yuen serves their yong tau foo with their own unique rendition. Here they freshly fry and cut up the ingredients of your choice before pouring over a generous portion of their chicken and mushroom gravy.

The pepperiness of the sauce is addictive, especially when it permeates through the fried ingredients like their wonton and beancurd skin. You’d definitely have a hard time trying not to scrape the last bits of the sauce over your rice.

721 East Coast Road
Singapore 459070
Daily: 9am – 9pm
Nearest Stations: Kembangan

Hup Chong Hakka Yong Dou Fu

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While there might be plenty of oh Hakka-style yong tau foo available everywhere, no one does it like Hup Chong Hakka Yong Dou Fu. Indulge yourself in a sinfully good bowl of noodles mixed with sweet sauce and chilli, topped with densely packed fried meatballs.

Though chances are, while you’re here to have something more unhealthy, their vegetables are not to be missed. Their eggplants, in particular, are stuffed full of meat and makes for the perfect treat.

124 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh
Singapore 310124
Daily: 6.30am – 3.30pm, 4.30pm – 8.30pm
Nearest Station: Braddell

Koo Kee Yong Tow Foo Mee

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One of the most common yong tau foo stalls has to be the one by Koo Kee Yong Tow Foo Mee. Their signature red icon is found in many hawker centres island wide, serving up the same delicious egg noodles topped with minced meat since 1954.

Their Koo Kee Set Meal comprises of 5 of their signature ingredients, a plate of fermented tofu kang kong stirfry and their speciality egg noodles. A simple classic, it’s hard to go wrong.

32 New Market Road
Singapore 050032*
Daily: 8am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Bukit Panjang
Multiple locations islandwide

Poy Kee Yong Tau Foo

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Arguably one of the most popular yong tau foo stalls in Singapore, Poy Kee Yong Tau Foo holds it’s own down at People’s Park, serving up the same delicious bowl of yong tau foo to the office crowd year after year.

What makes them stand out is their fish paste stuffing, which is considerably sweeter than most places, without being the natural fishy odour and taste. The noodles are tossed in a chilli sauce that is, while spicy, is also lightly sweet with a hint of savoury.

Blk 32 New Market Road
People’s Park Complex Food Centre #01-1066
Singapore 050032
Daily: 11am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Chinatown

Xi Xiang Feng Yong Tau Foo

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It would be rude to leave out Xi Xiang Feng Yong Tau Foo from this list. Regardless of timing, there’s always a long queue snaking from the storefront. While it’s still a clear soup, the dark colour of it is evidence of the long hours spent cooking all sorts of ingredients in it, resulting in a rich tasting broth.

Their bee hoon is also a little different from most other yong tau foo stalls, with their version being slightly thicker and firmer, having more of a bite. Apart from bee hoon, they also offer chee cheong fun to go along with your soup if you’d like something different.

Blk 724 Ang Mo Kio Ave 6
Singapore 560724
(Closed on Sundays)
Mon to Sat: 7am – 7pm
Nearest Station: Ang Mo Kio

Yong Xiang Xing Dou Fu

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Another one of the most popular stalls at People’s Park has to be Yong Xiang Xing Dou Fu. With only one item on their menu, Yong Tau Foo with Soup, they concentrate on serving nothing but the best of the best. In fact, they don’t even serve noodles or rice to go along with the ingredients, which, in turn, makes it the healthier lunch option.

The soup is a nice blend of pork and soybean flavours, making it much more savoury than other yong tau foo stalls. As such, it might be a bit too salty for the regular palate. 

32 New Market Road
#01-1084 People’s Park Complex Food Centre
Singapore 050032
(Closed on Mondays)
Tues to Sun: 1pm – 5pm
Nearest Station: Chinatown

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