centers are popular eating places. They are places where you will find
an authentic variety of Chinese, Malay, and Indian treats. Not only are
they served hygienically, but they are also very affordable. Dishes can
be as low as S$2 or S$3per plate.
Hawkers will usually display their food
specialties at their stall through photographs or actual dishes. This
will only make things easier for the visitor who may not know what to
The tables in hawker centers have numbers
on them. When ordering, simply inform the hawkers of your table number
and they will then bring the food to you. However, do note that there
are self-service stalls, which will require you to bring your ordered
dishes to your table.
If there are no other vacant tables, sharing
one with strangers is not a problem at hawker centers, food courts, and
traditional coffee shops. In fact, it can even be a good way to ask others
about their favorite food or stall.
Eating at hawker centers is quite convenient.
Visitors will notice that most Singaporeans do eat at these places. They
are very affordable yet tasty! Most hawker centers are located in the
suburbs of Singapore, such as in housing estates. Clarke Quay and Bugis
Street are two hawker centers that are located near the city.