10 Best Satay in Singapore That Leaves You Irresistible [2022]

The rich and thick peanut sauce along with the slightly charred, juicy meat... Yes, let's check out the 10 Best Satay in Singapore today!

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Touted as “The Food Paradise”, Singapore is a country of different cuisines and the variety of dishes available is enough to keep one eating all the time. Being a true-blue Singaporean, that’ll be the first thing that comes to my mind when I’m required to introduce Singapore to my international friends.

Regardless of your likes and dislikes, you are sure to find many great food choices here in Singapore and that is my favourite aspect of Singapore.

In today’s article. let’s immerse ourselves in Malay Cuisine and specifically with Satay. The rich and thick peanut sauce along with the slightly charred, juicy meat leaves everyone wanting more. Salivating already? Let’s check out the 10 Best Satay in Singapore!

1. Best Satay (Satay Club Stalls 7 & 8)

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Type of Information Details
LocationLau Pa Sat Festival Market, 18 Raffles Quay Raffles Place MRT,
Singapore 048582
PriceSet A: $26
Chicken: 10 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 10 sticks
Prawn: 6 sticks

Set B: $41
Chicken: 15 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 15 sticks
Prawn: 10 sticks

Set C: $65
Chicken: 25 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 25 sticks
Prawn: 15 sticks

Set D: $96
Chicken: 40 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 40 sticks
Prawn: 20 sticks

Set E: $130
Chicken: 50 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 50 sticks
Prawn: 30 sticks

Set F: $185
Chicken: 75 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 75 sticks
Prawn: 40 sticks
Operating HoursMonday – Friday
7 pm – 1 am

Saturday & Sunday
5:30 pm – 1:30 am
Online Reviews109 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)

Starting at 7 pm, Lau Pa Sat is converted into a dining area with over 10 satay stalls of which, stalls no. 7 & 8 are of the highest popularity. They offer 6 different sets of satay, with a varying mix of Chicken, Mutton, and Prawn satays. Their marination seemed to be on the sweeter side, as reflected on its reviews. With its rich and thick peanut sauce, they attract returning customers despite being slightly on the pricier side.

Reviews credited its consistency in taste and the usage of herbs differentiates its taste from that of other stalls. Their quick service was also another factor to retain customers and emerge as the most reputable satay store in Lau Pa Sat.

2. Chai Ho Satay

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Source: Daniel Food Diary
Type of Information Details
Location 448 Clementi Ave 3, #01-10,
Singapore 120448
PriceMinimum of 10 sticks

Pork: $0.45/stick
Chicken: $0.45/stick
Raw satay: $0.36/stick
Operating HoursWednesday – Sunday (Closed on Monday & Tuesday)
2 pm – 8 pm
Online Reviews129 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)

Located at the West, Chai Ho Satay served one of the cheapest satays in Singapore. With a Malay-style marinade, it isn’t strictly a Hainanese-style satay. This is one of the few stalls that claim that they are still making their satay and peanut sauce. With only one stall and having no plans to franchise or expand, they are very contented just to focus on providing the best satay for their customers.

Many complimented its price and the tenderness of their satays. Despite the wait, which would depend on the crowd, customers are willing to wait as the quality of the satays is not compromised.

3. Haron Satay & Chicken Wing (Stall 55)

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Type of Information Details
Location1220 ECP, #55 East Coast Lagoon Food Village,
Singapore 468960
PriceMinimum of 20 sticks

Chicken: $0.80/stick
Mutton: $0.80/stick
Beef: $0.80/stick
Operating HoursWednesday – Sunday (Closed on Monday & Tuesday)
3 pm – 8 pm
Online Reviews262 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars)

Founded by Haron Abu Bakar in 1980, Haron Satay 55 has remained popular for its consistent quality and generous amounts of meat per stick of satay. Their satays are grilled upon order, so you’ll get them hot, tender, and succulent. With a balance of sweetness and savoury, it is no surprise that Haron Satay has been voted to be one of the best satays in Singapore.

Reviews revealed a mix of sentiments, with praises of the satays and customer service but the long waiting time seemed to put many off. If you’re trying this stall out, do expect some wait especially during the weekends!

4. Yong Seng Satay

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Type of Information Details
Location51 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, #02-123,
Singapore 588215
PriceMinimum of 10 sticks

Chicken: $0.60/stick
Mutton: $0.60/stick
Pork: $0.60/stick
Operating HoursThursday – Monday (Closed on Tuesday & Wednesday)
11.30 am – 10 pm
Online Reviews61 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.1 / 5.0 stars)

Another stall in the West! This stall in Bukit Timah Food Centre is one of the oldest satay stalls in Singapore which has been around for over 70 years. Currently run by the 3rd generation, the stall was first located around Bugis Junction before they moved to Jurong Kecil in 1964. During then, the satays were sold from a pushcart off the streets.

Due to the volume of satay that they sell every day, the making of the satay has been outsourced to a manufacturer who makes the satay according to their recipe. If you’re a spice lover, try out their peanut sauce that is more on the spicy side!

5. Satay by the Bay

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Type of Information Details
Location18 Marina Gardens Dr, #01-19,
Singapore 018953
PriceSet A: $7
10 satay

Set B: $14
20 satay

Set C: $34
Chicken: 10 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 10 sticks
Prawn: 10 sticks

Set D: $50
Chicken: 15 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 15 sticks
Prawn: 15 sticks

Set E: $88
Chicken: 20 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 20 sticks
Prawn: 25 sticks
Chicken Wing: 5
Ketupat: 3

Set F: $132
Chicken: 30 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 30 sticks
Prawn: 35 sticks
Chicken Wing: 10
Ketupat: 4

Set G: $176
Chicken: 40 sticks
Mutton/Beef: 40 sticks
Prawn: 45 sticks
Chicken Wing: 15
Ketupat: 5

Ala Carte
Chicken: $0.70/stick
Mutton: $0.70/stick
Beef: $0.70/stick
Prawn: $2/stick
Chicken Wing: $2
Ketupat: $1
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday
11 am – 10 pm
Online Reviews4,575 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.1 / 5.0 stars)

Surprisingly affordable, Satay by the Bay is located in one of Singapore’s widely known tourists attraction, Gardens by the Bay. I have always known of this place but have never gone there before as I expect inflated prices due to its location. If you’re just like me, perhaps I can clear this misconception as their satay are priced reasonably at $0.70 per stick!

Many attest to its great ambience and convenience as Satay by the Bay is only a stone’s throw away from its main attraction. If you’re heading there to take some pictures with your loved ones, try them out!

6. Shi Xiang Satay

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Source: Miss Tam Chiak
Type of Information Details
Location335 Smith St,
Singapore 050335 (Chinatown Complex)
PriceMinimum of 10 sticks

Chicken: $0.70/stick
Mutton: $0.70/stick
Pork: $0.70/stick
Satay Rice: $0.70
Operating HoursTuesday – Sunday (Closed on Monday)
12.30 pm – 8:30 pm
Online Reviews44 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)

Established in 1955, Shi Xiang Satay has seen generations of customers come and go. Now, it is run by the original owner’s son. He learnt how to make satay from his mother, who learnt the craft from her husband. The stall first started out on the streets and stayed in Chinatown thereafter.

Their satay is marinated for at least 24 hours to ensure its tastiness. Looking through its reviews, many were impressed with their satay and Hainanese style peanut sauce that is mixed with pineapple. This adds a slight sweetness to the sauce, differentiating its sauce from the others.

7. Boon Lay Satay

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Type of Information Details
Location221A Boon Lay Pl, 01-150 Market and Food Village,
Singapore 642221
PriceMinimum of 10 sticks

Chicken: $0.60/stick
Pork: $0.60/stick
Lamb: $0.70/stick
Ketupat: $0.60
Operating HoursTuesday – Sunday (Closed on Monday)
3.30 pm – 11.30 pm
Online Reviews25 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars)

Westies seemed to be in for a treat! Rated as one of the 10 Tasty Hawker Dishes To Travel To The West For, Boon Lay Satay is run by a Chinese couple and you can choose from Chicken, Pork, and Lamb. Unlike some peanut sauce which might be less ground, their peanut sauce is creamy and smooth, with a prominent nutty fragrance.

Reviews recommend their pork and chicken satay which is grilled to perfection. If you’re interested to try others, their chicken wings are highly recommended as well!

8. Rahim Muslim Food

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Source: Eatbook
Type of Information Details
Location453A Ang Mo Kio Ave 10, #01-01,
Singapore 560453
PriceMinimum of 10 sticks

Chicken: $0.70 /stick
Mutton: $0.70 /stick
*Satay is available from 2pm or when charcoal is ready!
Operating HoursMonday – Saturday (Closed on Sunday)
12.30 pm – 7 pm
Online Reviews305 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)

With over 300 reviews and 4.3 stars rating out of a perfect 5.0, how can we miss out on Rahim Muslim Food in this guide?

Rahim Muslim Food has been featured in many food blogs and articles, all praising the high-quality food produced by its owner.

Other than its highly raved satays, you can find authentic Malay cuisine there as well. Try out their mee rebus and mee soto! At an affordable price, you’ll be getting a huge portion!

9. Ah Pui Tiong Bahru Satay

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Source: Daniel Food Diary
Type of Information Details
Location28 Smith St,
Singapore 058942
PriceAhPui’s Famous Satay (Min 10 sticks): $1.10/stick
Satay rice: $0.70
Operating HoursWednesday – Monday (Closed on Tuesday)
11.30 am – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews45 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars)

Ah Pui Tiong Bahru Satay is well-known for grilling smoky old-school Hainanese satay on his pushcart at Tiong Bahru since the 1970s. Their satay is on the pricier side, at $1.10 per stick and they serve other food items including Grilled Prawn with Thai Seafood Sauce, Grilled Pork Rice, Vietnamese Chicken Wing Rice, Chicken Cutlet Rice, and Fish & Chips.

Despite the satay being pricier than usual, the size of the meats are also about 30% larger and here’s why the satay is so sought-after – all their pork meat is still hand-sliced, marinated with secret spices and ingredients, skewered alternating with fats on the wooden stick, then grilled skillfully over charcoal.

10. Victor Veggie

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Source: Miss Tam Chiak
Type of Information Details
Location79A Circuit Rd, Singapore 371079
Price$0.80 per stick, minimum of 10 sticks
Operating HoursThursday – Tuesday (Closed on Wednesday)
2.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Online Reviews211 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars)

Last one of this guide and let’s introduce a vegetarian option: Victor Veggie. The owner, Victor has been making vegetarian satay for 40 years and from its first glance, one can never tell mock meat apart from actual satay. Even during a taste test, one would think that they are eating chicken satay.

Still not convinced that the vegetarian satay tastes real? Head down to taste them yourself!

Conclusion

In this guide, we have compiled the list of 10 Best Satay in Singapore so do check them out! We hope that this list would satisfy your satay cravings and do free feel to send any feedback and anonymous sharing regarding your experience with any of the stalls in our list or other recommendations of your top 10 Best Satay in Singapore!

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