It’s that time of the year again when you get together with your friends and family members for Chinese New Year celebrations.

Since this is the Year of the Rabbit, the fourth animal in the Chinese Zodiac that symbolises mercy, elegance, and beauty, here are eight brands you can get stunningly unique Yee Sang from to “lou” with your friends and family.

1. Durian Mama

Living up to their name, Durian mama is going a step further to make their Yee Sang unique by replacing salmon sashimi with Musang King durian, which offers a creamy and sweet aftertaste that’s bound to leave an impression on everyone around you.

On top of that, the dish also includes various ingredients such as red cabbage, yam bean, carrot, snow fungus, jackfruit, red taro, fresh seaweed, konnyaku, cracker, roasted peanut, sesame seeds, honey sour plum, and abalone for RM239.

Durian Mama

Address: PT 1976, Jalan SS2/64, SS 2, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Price: RM239


Contact number: 018-292 7391

Number of Pax: Up to 6 pax

2. Art of Salmó

If you’re looking for Yee Sang with the freshest salmon possible, Art of Salmo has the Good Luck Yee Sang, which includes ingredients ranging from radish, carrots, Chuka Kurage, Chuka Wakame, Tamago, sunflower seeds, peanut chunks, roasted sesame seeds, and crunchy lotus chips served with lemon poppyseed dressing.

They also include slices of salmó sashimi harvested and flown from Norway within 48 hours. Art of Salmó is also halal certified, which means that it can be enjoyed by all Malaysians!

Art of Salmó

Address: G-13A & G-15, D7 @ Sentul East, 800, Jalan Sentul, Sentul, 51000 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Price: RM108


Contact number: 010-211 9019

Number of Pax: Up to 8 pax

3. Maria’s SteakCafe

For those not big fans of salmon in Yee Sang, Maria’s SteakCafe’s Yee Sang options might be worth considering, as customers can choose between Yee Sang with smoked salmon or pulled beef.

While they do offer delivery and takeaway, you can also dine in at their outlets in 1 POWERHOUSE, Bangsar, Sunway, and Sura KLCC via their Chinese New Year Menu, which includes the Prosperity Set at RM1188 for up to 10 pax, and their Abundance Set at RM788 for up to 6 pax.

Also, if you spend more than RM300 on a single receipt, you can get limited edition Maria’s SteakCafe red packets for free.

Maria’s SteakCafe


Price:  Medium: RM98 for 6 pax / Large: RM178 for 10 pax


Suria KLCC – Maria’s SignatureAddress: Lot 157, First Floor, Suria KLCC Shopping Center, Jalan Ampang 50088 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03 – 2181 6788 / 010 – 902 0386
Operating Hours: 11:00AM ~ 9:00PM
BangsarAddress: 58, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 03 – 2282 2220 / 016 – 902 0495
Operating Hours: 12:00PM ~ 11:30PM
Damansara Address: Centre Wing, Level 3, Metropolitan Square, No. 2, Jalan PJU 8/1, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya
Contact: 03 – 7725 2313 / 016 – 902 0490
Operating Hours: 12:00PM ~ 11:00PM
SunwayAddress: 5A, Jalan PJS 11/7, Bandar Sunway, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03 – 7496 6415 / 016 – 902 0497
Operating Hours: 12:00PM ~ 11:00PM
1 POWERHOUSEAddress: 1 POWERHOUSE ZONE 4-A, L-30 Dataran Bandar Utama, PJU 6, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 016 – 902 0490
Operating Hours: 12:00PM ~ 11:00PM
IpohAddress: Persiaran Greentown 1, Greentown Business Centre, 30450 Ipoh, Perak
Contact: 05 – 242 4133
Operating Hours: 4:30PM ~ 11:00PM

4. PapaSan Canteen

Every year, PapaSan Canteen has always been consistent with offering their Rainbow Yee Sang, which includes a variety of unique seafood ingredients like salmon sashimi, octopus, honey baby prawns, baby octopus, and jellyfish, on top of grapefruits, strawberries, pear, and mandarin oranges.

While it’s a little on the pricier side, the portion is quite large, and it looks enough for up to 10 pax, and the explosion of flavours are bound to excite your taste buds. They also offer dine-ins where you can enjoy their other food offerings too!

PapaSan Canteen

Address: 18-G, Jalan 2/114, Off, Jalan Kuchai Lama, Kuchai Business Centre, 58200 Kuala Lumpur

Price: RM248


Contact number: 012-580 0883

Number of Pax: Up to 10 pax

5. Salad Atelier

While Salad Atelier does offer generic Yee Sang with salmon sashimi, they also have the HAPPIEE! Prosperity Yee Sang that’s suitable for vegetarians because it does not contain meat.

In this particular Yee Sang, they replaced salmon sashimi and other meat-based products with Prawniee and Squidiee from HAPPIEE!, an edible meat replacement produced by Growthwell Food.

They have multiple sizes available for their Yee Sang, too, such as personal (from RM17.81), a set for four pax (from RM36.68), and a set for eight pax (from RM55.55).

Salad Atelier


Price: From RM17.81 ~ RM83.85

Number of Pax: Up to 8 pax

6. Flakes

One thing that sets apart Flakes’ Yee Sang from the others is that instead of normal crackers, it comes with crispy croissant chips.

This year, they have four packages available such as their regular Yee Sang (RM68), a package with eight pieces of Salmon (RM98), one package with 8 pieces of (Abalone RM128), and lastly, 10 pieces of Salmon and Abalone (RM168).


Address: B-G-06, The Hub SS2, 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor


Price: From RM68 ~ RM168

Number of Pax: Up to 8 pax

7. Gooddam

Gooddam, a modern Italian-inspired restaurant in SS2, Petaling Jaya, is a bit on the pricier side compared to some of our listings here, but for an understandably good reason.

They serve a few in-house developed inspired Yee Sangs including their Prosperity Yee Sang (RM308), which includes Grilled Lobster, Scallop Sashimi, house-Smoked Salmon, and Citrus Sesame Vinaigrette that feeds up to 6 pax.

If you prefer having their Yee Sangs at their restaurant, they, unfortunately, only have the Mini Classic Yee Sang suitable for 2 pax that’s available for dine-in.

Gooddam Restaurant

Location: Lot B-G-07, The HUB SS2, 19 Sentral, Jalan Harapan, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor


Price: From RM88 ~ RM308

Number of Pax: Up to 6 pax

8. Licky Chan & the Poke Guy

Unlike the rest of the Yee Sangs mentioned above, Licky Chan’s offering is more alcoholic in nature, and it’s priced at RM88.

You can also add on Licky Chan’s seasonal “Raisin’ The Bar” alcoholic ice cream for an additional RM38, too!

This is a great alternative for those who are not big fans of traditional Yee Sangs, or want something alcoholic to spice up their Chinese New Year celebrations.

Licky Chan


Dang WangiAddress: 24, Jalan Yap Ah Shak, Chow Kit, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 011 – 6410 3677
Operating Hours: 12PM ~ 10PM (closed on Tuesdays)
SS15, Subang JayaAddress: 26, Jalan SS 15/8b, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Contact: 03-5612 3324
Operating Hours: 2PM ~ 10PM (closed on Tuesdays) 
REXKLAddress: RexKL, Jalan Sultan, City Centre, 50000 Kuala Lumpur
Contact: 011-6410 3677
Operating Hours: 1PM ~ 10PM (closed on Mondays) 

Price: RM88, additional RM38 for “Raisin’ The Bar” ice cream


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