Ramal Food Junction
Hawker food is a street food culture in Malaysia. This fascinating outdoor dining experience is part of the Malaysian way of life. There is no better way to experience it than eating one of the country’s most popular street foods, Satay Kajang, at Ramal Food Junction.
Satay is a Malaysian delicacy that consists of marinated diced meats skewered on wooden or bamboo sticks, barbecued over a charcoal fire, and served with creamy peanut sauce. Willy Satay in Ramal Food Junction is famous for its mouth-watering, chunky, and moist satay, and its long queue of customers. They serve four types of satay: chicken, beef, lamb, and cow’s intestines. At the same time, their menu includes drinks, fruit juices, and Lontong (rice cooked in banana leaf).
Ramal Food Junction is about 5 kilometres away from the town centre of Kajang. It is about 30 kilometres south of Kuala Lumpur and 50 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Kajang is easily accessible by highways and also via the KTM Komuter train service.
Opening Days and Hours
The satay stall opens daily from 16:00 to 24:00.
How to Get There
You can get to Ramal Food Junction via car or taxi. The ride will take about 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur and 50 minutes from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. KTM Komuter train service is conveniently available from KL Sentral station to Kajang station. It will cost about Rm 2.80 (USD 0.68) for a return trip and approximately 35 minutes one-way. Upon arriving at Kajang station, you can take a taxi ride to Ramal Food Junction, which takes about 10 minutes.
Ramal Food Junction is a Halal hawker food centre. It is suitable for Muslims and all visitors who would like to have a taste of this amazingly delicious satay dish. For visitors who prefer different food varieties, there are many other food stalls at Ramal Food Junction selling different kinds of Malaysian street food. You can find Penang-style Char Koay Teow (fried rice noodles), Prawn Noodles, Nasi Lemak (coconut rice), and many other local delicacies.
Time to Spend
Visitors usually spend about 1 to 2 hours in this place, taking into consideration the waiting time needed to get your food.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
In the busiest hours, it will take about 45 minutes to 1 hour for the order to be served. You can avoid large crowds by going before 18:00.
- Satay Gallery (4.5 km)
- Kajang Public Library (5 km)
- Kajang Stadium (5.5 km)
You can easily find accommodations in a budget lodge or a luxury room in a five-star hotel in Kajang.
Good to Know
Hawker stalls generally serve street foods at considerably lower prices. It is good for visitors on a budget. Price per stick of chicken/beef satay is about RM 0.80 (USD 0.19) and lamb satay is about RM 1.20 (USD 0.29).