5 Best Frog Porridge to enjoy in Singapore 2021

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When the temperature cools down or it starts raining, it is time to have frog porridge, a simple yet really tasty and unforgettable dish in Singapore. Frog porridge restaurants and hawkers are opened from evening to over midnight. A hot pot of porridge for dinner or supper will warm up one’s enthusiasm at the end of a day.

Coming to Singapore, you may find the list below necessary for your reference because a trip to Singapore will be uncompleted without having frog porridge.

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1. Eminent Frog Porridge

Eminent Frog Porridge Image: Rose Trinh
  • Address
    323 Geylang Road (Lorong 19), Singapore 389359
  • Phone
    +65 9842 2941
  • Opening hours
    Daily 17:00 - 03:30
  • Located in Geylang, a well-known district for late-night dining, Eminent Frog Porridge is a favorite place for late-night diners, especially frog porridge lovers. This eatery is famous for offering tasteful frog porridge dishes at reasonable prices.

    What people like

    • Delicious frog porridge which is hot, soft, and not too watery, complementing the well-marinated and juicy frog meat perfectly.
    • Efficient and fast service
    • Till-late opening hours (03:00) make it an ideal venue for late-night dining.

    RECOMMENDED DISHES:

    • Frog with dried chili (kung bao)
    • Frog with ginger and spring onion
    • Frog with garlic and white pepper
    • Fried crispy frog
    • Vegetables with oyster sauce

    PRICES:

    • A big pot of porridge: S$4
    • 1 frog: From S$8 to S$13
    • 4 frogs: S$22
    • Buy 2 (frogs) get 1 free: S$16

    AMBIENCE: Eminent Frog Porridge is a coffee-shop-style eatery place, providing customers with casual eating ambience. It is quite noisy when getting crowded.

    NOTES:

    • Besides frog porridge, Eminent Frog Porridge also serves Chinese zi char dishes.
    • The place is often packed, so you may need to wait for about 10 to15 minutes to get a table.

    GETTING THERE:

    • Buses: 2, 13, 21, 26, 51, 62, 63, 67, 80, 100, 158, 853# and NR7 (Walk 3 mins from bus stop B80089)
    • Nearest MRT station: Aljunied MRT (EW9) (Walk 8 mins from Exit A)

    2. Lion City Frog Porridge

    Lion City Frog Porridge Image: Charles Chan
  • Address
    235 Geylang Road, Lorong 9, Singapore 389294
  • Phone
    +65 6746 8105
  • Opening hours
    Daily 15:00 - 03:30
  • Besides Eminent Frog Porridge, Lion City Frog Porridge is another popular place for having frog porridge at Geylang area. Many foodies have praised its frog porridge as one of the best ones in Singapore.

    What people like

    • Its signature dish, Kung Pao frog porridge, a combination of smooth porridge, succulent frog meat, and thick and sweet Kung Pao sauce.
    • Lively and vibrant surroundings
    • Late dining spot that opens until 03:00 everyday

    RECOMMENDED DISHES:

    • Frog with dried chili (kung pao)
    • Frog with ginger and spring onion
    • Fried baby cabbage

    PRICES:

    • Frog meat: S$8 for 1 frog, S$16 for 2 frogs, and S$22 for 3 frogs
    • Frog porridge: S$2 for a small claypot, and S$4 for a big claypot

    LOOK & FEEL: Lion City Frog Porridge is a small food stall nestled inside a coffee shop. The place does not have air-conditioner, so the atmosphere is quite hot.

    NOTE: The place is noisy when it is crowded.

    GETTING THERE:

    • Buses: 2, 13, 21, 26, 51, 62, 63, 67, 80, 100, 158, 853# and NR7 (Walk 1 min from bus stop B80069)
    • Nearest MRT station: Kallang MRT (EW10) (Walk 8 mins from Exit A)

    3. G7 Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant

    G7 Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant Image: G7 Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant
  • Address
    161 Geylang Road, Lorong 3, Singapore 389240
  • Phone
    +65 6848 4161
  • Opening hours
    Daily 15:00 - 03:00
  • G7 Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant is well-known for serving delicious frog porridge and crab dishes. Nice foods and a spacious dining area are what make this restaurant a favorite place for family outings and friend gatherings.

    What people like

    • Its extensive menu with plenty of tasty options like frog porridge, chilli crab and salted egg crab
    • Relaxing and casual ambience
    • Operating until 3am everyday
    • Easy parking at the nearby multi-storey car park

    FOOD: Besides the famous frog porridge, this restaurant offers a wide selection of Chinese dishes including seafood, pork, chicken, beef, vegetable and soup dishes.

    RECOMMENDED DISHES:

    • Dried chilli frog porridge
    • Ginger and spring onion frog porridge
    • Chilli crab
    • Salted egg crab
    • Marmite chicken

    AMBIENCE: G7 Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant is a humble Chinese restaurant, providing diners with a friendly and sociable environment. It has two storeys; the second storey has air-conditioners and small rooms that are suitable for private get-togethers.

    AVERAGE PRICE/PAX: S$10

    NOTES:

    • It is always crowded on weekend nights.
    • Service is inconsistent.

    GETTING THERE:

    • Buses: 2, 7, 11, 12, 13, 21, 26, 31, 32, 33, 51, 62, 63, 67, 80, 100 and 197 (Walk 3 mins from bus stop B80051)
    • Nearest MRT station: Kallang MRT (EW10) (Walk 5 mins from Exit A)

    4. Tiong Shian Porridge Center

    Tiong Shian Porridge Center Image: Indi and Rani Soemardjan
  • Address
    265 New Bridge Road, Chinatown, Singapore 088745
  • Phone
    +65 6222 3911
  • Opening hours
    Daily 08:00 - 04:00
  • Tiong Shian Porridge Centre is one of the favorite eating places in Chinatown, serving diners delectable porridge and popular local side dishes such as raw fish, braised beancurd, oyster sauce vegetables, BBQ chicken wings, and satay.

    What people like

    • Its wide choice of porridge dishes including the famous frog porridge, pork porridge, fish porridge, chicken porridge, cuttlefish porridge, and century egg porridge.
    • Food is served in larger portions compared to its counterparts.
    • Its long operating hours from 08:00 to 04:00 make it a convenient food venue for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even supper.

    RECOMMENDED DISHES:

    • Dried chilli frog with porridge
    • Ginger and spring onion frog with porridge
    • Pork porridge
    • Raw fish
    • Braised beancurd

    PRICES:

    • Plain porridge: S$0.60 each small bowl
    • Kung Pao frog claypot: S$8.00
    • Ginger and onion frog claypot: S$8.00
    • Other porridge dishes: S$4.00
    • Raw fish: S$3.90

    AMBIENCE: Tiong Shian Porridge Centre is a simple, medium size coffee shop. It has around 40 tables with half of them placed on the pavement, offering customers an airy and interesting dining environment.

    NOTES:

    • Its waiters/waitresses do not take order at your table. You have to go to the cashier counter to place an order.
    • The place is always packed during dinner and super time.
    • It is quite difficult to find a parking lot near Tiong Shian Porridge Centre.

    GETTING THERE:

    • Buses: 2, 12, 33, 54, 63, 124, 143, 147, 190, 851, 961, 961#, 970 and CT1 (Walk 1 min from bus stop B05039)
    • Nearest MRT station: Chinatown MRT (NE4) (Walk 2 mins from Exit B)

    5. Dragon City Claypot Frog Porridge

    Dragon City Claypot Frog Porridge Image: Paul Brady
  • Address
    271 Onan Road, #02-30 Dunman Food Centre
    Singapore 424768
  • Phone
    +65 9446 4666
  • Opening hours
    Daily 16:00 - 01:30
  • Besides the two renowned frog porridge districts: Geylang and Chinatown, where else can we find delicious frog porridge? The answer is Dragon City Claypot Frog Porridge at Dunman Food Centre, the eatery that attracts plenty of frog porridge fans staying in the East of Singapore.

    What people like

    • Its version of dried chilli frog porridge has a good balance of spiciness, going well with the sweet kung pao sauce.
    • Friendly owner and efficient service
    • Reasonable prices

    MUST TRIES:

    • Dried chilli frog porridge
    • Chicken essence frog porridge
    • Spring onion and ginger frog porridge

    PRICES:

    • Porridge: S$2.00 for a claypot
    • Frog meat: S$8.00 for 1 frog, S$14 for 2 frogs, S$18 for 3 frogs

    AMBIENCE: Dragon City Claypot Frog Porridge is a food stall nestled inside Dunman Food Centre food court, providing patrons with hawker centre dining ambience.

    NOTES:

    • You can also try Rojak dish from the famous Lau Hong Ser Rojak at stall #02-14.
    • Dunman Food Centre is not near any MRT station and it is quite difficult to find a parking slot near the place. So, taking a cab or bus 33 is the most feasible ways to reach there.

    HOW TO GET THERE: Bus line 33 (Walk 3 mins from bus stop B82141)

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