Just a 40-minute drive down to the Southeast of Selangor is the underrated Kajang, a huge town with a large Muslim population. There’s even an MRT line that goes direct to Kajang! Unknown to many, there are plenty of hidden food gems to explore and taste in Kajang too.


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There are plenty of things to eat from awesome satay (it’s called satay Kajang for a reason) to chic cafes and traditional Indonesian cuisine. We’ve rounded up 13 of the best Muslim-friendly eateries you can find in Kajang (besides satay Kajang) for an awesome food adventure! It’s time you round up the food gang to plan your next trip there 😎

1. Le Moon’s Eatery. Bakery. Zakka

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Located at a row of shophouses just by the entrance of Jade Hill residences is Le Moon’s Bakery & Zakka Cafe. You’ll see the cafe immediately upon entering the area because of its vibrant turquoise shopfront 😍

With its simple and cosy design, it’s easy to relax and have a calm afternoon there. Enjoy delights of all kinds from a big breakfast, wild mushroom risotto, beef burger, wraps, and their desserts like the almond parfait or their apple sorbet & honeycomb coated with chocolate 😋

The eatery is actually a 3-storey shop lot and has plenty of space for event hosting! There’s also a play area on the top floor for children, so it’s a perfect place for a family lunch or tea time spot.

[P.S. If you’re looking for more kid-friendly spots, here are 9 kid-friendly cafes in KL for a great meal out]

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Food status: Uses a Muslim chef to purchase and set food ingredients. Alcohol ingredients used for one beverage on the menu. We suggest readers dine at their own discretion.
Address: 1/1, Persiaran Jade Hills Utama, Jade Hills, 43300 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Sunday to Thursday 8am – 9.30pm, Friday and Saturday 8am – 10.30pm
Contact: 03-8741 2697
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2. Basil Leaves

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Who knew you could find amazing authentic thali meals in Kajang? This air-conditioned restaurant serves some of the best Indian cuisine in town! Their staff and cooks are from Southern India, so it’s as authentic as it gets.

Each Thali meal is served with rice, poppadoms, and 9 dishes or various vegetables and delicious curries. You could also opt for their chicken or mutton biryani which is served with boiled egg, chicken gravy, cucumber acar, and poppadoms. There are plenty of side dishes to order too to enjoy with your thali meal, white rice, or biryani. Enjoy their black pepper mutton or venison, or indulge in deep fried prawns 😋

FYI, they also have vegetarian lunch buffets every Friday.

[P.S. If you’re craving for Indian cuisine, here are 9 banana leaf places in KL you should check out]

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Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Address: 85G & 87G, Kajang Dispersal Link Expy, Taman Kajang Sentral, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday 7am-10pm, Tuesdays 7am – 12pm
Contact: 03-8739 9415
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3. Kak Su Nasi Kerabu Narak

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Savour some of the best Kelantanese delights at Kak Su Nasi Kerabu Narak to satisfy your East Coast food cravings! You must try the ultimate Kelantanese dish – nasi kerabu (rice with shredded herbs) that is served with gravy, sambal and budu (fish sauce) 😋 Enjoy it together with their tender and tasty ayam percik. There are plenty of other local Malaysian lauk as well too, such as ikan bakar, ulam and a variety of curries.

Overall, this is the place in Kajang to be for a good breakfast if you want something more than the usual nasi lemak or roti canai 😊

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Food status: Muslim owned
Address: 40, Jalan Cheras, Kampung Sungai Sekamat, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: 6.30am – 3pm daily
Contact: 016-275 2070
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4. Mama Thai Restaurant

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Seafood freaks, where are you? Indulge in some of the best fresh authentic Thai seafood at Mama Thai Restaurant! The open-air concept restaurant is spacious and cool in the evening and great for a family or friends night out for a scrumptious seafood meal 😉 Enjoy Thai classics such as seafood tom yum soup, pandan chicken, and the tastiest fresh seafood such as curry crabs and prawns 😍

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Food status: Pork and lard-free. Bottle alcohol is served on premise. We suggest readers dine at their own discretion.
Address: Lebuhraya Kajang Silk, 1, Jalan Seri Sungai Long 13, 43200 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: 11am – 11.30pm daily
Contact: 016-398 6493
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5. Burger Bakar Abang Burn

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Messy burgers are always the best, aren’t they? Well, it doesn’t get messier than Burger Bakar Abang Burn! This burger joint is located in a food court frequented by many Kajang locals, and Burger Bakar Abang Burn so happens to be one of the best food you can get there. And with that burger’s oozing cheese, who can say no to that? 😋

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Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: Ramal Junction Food Court, E18, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Monday to Saturdays 5.30pm – 1am, closed on Sundays
Contact: abangburn@abangburn.com
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6. Rumah Makan Cibiuk Malaysia

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Sundanese cuisine is a delight for many Indonesian food fans, and lo behold, you can enjoy authentic Sundanese food in Kajang at Rumah Makan Cibiuk 😊

Dine in a clean, spacious and modern atmosphere with touches of Indonesia decor. Indulge in authentic Sundanese food such as nasi timbel komplit ayam goreng (rice in banana leaf served with fried chicken) that is served with tempeh, tofu, ulam, vegetables and sambal 😍 Or if you’re a fan of raw petai with your meals, you can find that too here!

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Food status: Muslim-owned
Address:  No, 1-G, Jalan Putra 6, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday 11am – 11pm, Friday 2.30pm – 11pm
Contact: 03-8741 5000
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7. Arabian House Restaurant

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When you’re craving for some Middle Eastern cuisine and so happen to be in Kajang, here’s the place to be. Arabian House is a hit with many of the neighbourhood locals and its surrounding areas because of its wide variety of delicious Middle Eastern food 😍 Enjoy classic Middle Eastern dishes such as mixed meat grills, chicken kebabs, roast chicken and nasi mandy!

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Food status: Halal certified
Address: 5, Jalan Kajang Putra 1, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: 11am – 12am daily
Contact: 03-8740 3476
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8. Marjorina Cafe

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One of the cool hipster cafes in Kajang is Marjorina Cafe (some even argue that it was the first hipster cafe in Kajang!). The cosy and trendy cafe serves good coffee and a selection of food and desserts. Savour tasty and unique delights such as rose waffles, macaroni cheese & mushroom, pasta, and even a selection of Korean snacks!

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Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: C-35-GB, Jalan Prima Saujana 2/E, Prima Saujana, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 11am – 11pm, Friday 11am – 12am , Saturday 10am – 12am, Sunday 10am – 11pm
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9. Kayan + Co Cafe

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Kayab + Co is more than just a cafe, it’s also a fashion house selling wood-and-steel baju melayu buttons owned by Malaysian couple Sabrina and Shahmin 😊

Savour food ranging from local, Asian and Western cuisine such as ayam goreng balado, petai fried rice, beef nachos, a variety of pasta, burgers. And remember to try their unique desserts too such as deep-fried Mars bars 😍

The industrial and rustic design also gives the place a nice vibe and some of the best Instagram spots 😉

[P.S. Looking for Instagrammable cafes in KL? Here are 11 Instagrammable cafes in KL to up your photo feed]

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Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: Jalan Reko, Taman Perindustrian Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Wednesday to Monday 10am – 10pm, closed on Tuesday
Contact: 012-484 7424
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10. Milk Moustache Cafe

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A simple and cosy cafe located on the first floor, and what makes this quaint place a unique one is its selection of food – Korean delicacies 😍 Savour classic Korean favourites such as ramyeon, pajeon, kimchi jjigae, kimbap and ddeobokki!

And although the decor is simple, most of it is from Korea so you’ll feel as if you’re dining in a cute little cafe in Seoul 😊

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Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 22, Jalan Putra 2, Taman Kajang Putra, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday 11.30am – 10pm, Sunday 11.30am – 6pm
Contact: 010-821 6065
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11. Oscar Coffee and Food

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Oddly enough, Oscar Food & Coffee serves a unique combination of food – coffee and Japanese cuisine. A hot latte with fresh salmon sashimi? Why not? Even odder is that the pairing complements each other well!

When you enter the place, you’ll easily think that you’re in a new modern and contemporary coffee joint with its barista counters and coffee machines, but looking around, you’ll also notice diners enjoying their sashimi and tempura 😁 Enjoy a variety of Japanese selections such as fresh salmon sashimi, crispy prawn tempura, and plump oysters (their signature dish!). And of course, you must pair it with their other speciality which is the Signature Nitro Black coffee which is cold coffee infused with nitrogen gas.

[P.S. Looking for more Japanese eateries? Here are 11 Japanese eateries in Klang Valley that will make you feel like you’re in Tokyo]

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Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Address: 15, Jalan Bukit Mutiara 1, Mutiara Heights, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: 11am – 11pm daily
Contact: 03-8740 6873
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12. SDC Coffee House

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SDC Coffee is known not only by Kajang locals but also by many coffee connoisseurs from other parts of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. It’s located conveniently in at the exit of Stadium MRT station. The cafe is modern and simple, with a hint of cosiness from its furniture’s wooden accents, making it a good place for a meeting or a get-together in small groups 😊

Since it’s known for its quality coffee, that should be the first thing you order. Try out their flat white or latte which is served with pretty foam art, and pair it up with one of their main meals such as a good plate of nasi lemak with chicken curry, or their all-day breakfast!

[P.S. Looking for eateries for a get-together with the girls? Here are 12 eateries in Klang Valley for an awesome all-girls meet up!]

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Food status: Uses halal certified ingredients
Address: Jalan Mendaling, Bandar Kajang, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am – 7pm, Friday and Saturday 9.30am – 10.30pm, closed on Tuesdays
Contact: 016-970 6596
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13. Homst Kajang

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One of the well-established Chinese Muslim eateries, not just in Kajang but around other parts of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor to where they have other outlets. Enjoy plenty of Chinese delicacies such as crabmeat soup, marmite chicken, steamed fish, butter prawns or squid, and a whole lot more!

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Food status: Muslim-owned
Address: 47G,48G & 49G, Jalan Prima Saujana 1/1a, Prima Saujana, 43000 Kajang, Selangor
Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday 10.30am – 10pm, Friday 3.30pm – 10pm
Contact: 03-8734 0760
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[P.S. Looking for other nearby places to eat? Here are 11 underrated places to eat in Bangi]

And there you have it, 13 totally awesome Muslim-friendly eateries in Kajang for a foodie adventure. If you’re from KL, why not take a mini road trip (it’s only a 40-minute drive, guys) and explore these awesome places? And if you’re from the neighbourhood, drop us a comment on more fabulous places you think we should feature 😉

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