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Top 13 Halal Eateries Near KL And PJ's Mosques For Your Moreh Fix After Terawih


Nadhirah •  May 22, 2018


[Updated 10 May 2019] Every country has their own customs and traditions to welcome the wonderful month of Ramadan! In Saudi Arabia, a caller plays a drum before dawn to wake up fasting Muslims so that they may have their suhoor? In Egypt, lanterns made of coloured glass are lit and line the streets ?Here in Malaysia, we celebrate the month the only way we know how—food—with Ramadan bazaars and post-Terawih suppers ? Credit: Giphy But there's just so much choice when it comes to food around here that it's hard to decide where to have supper. So we've compiled a list for you! And, to make your life easier, we've narrowed them down to spots that are nearby mosques in KL and PJ so you won't have to go out of your way to satisfy those cravings.
1. Burger Bakar Kaw Kaw (Masjid Usamah Bin Zaid—Wangsa Maju)
Credit: kawdofficial on Instagram Burger stalls may be a dime a dozen right now, but Burger Bakar Kaw Kaw is the original trendsetter itself. Established in 2011, this stall-turned-restaurant took Malaysians' favourite Western foods and prepared it in a style unique to Malaysia, accentuating the locally favoured flavours  ?
Credit: kawdofficial on Instagram Contrary to what the name might suggest, this establishment serves more than just burgers! There are plenty of highly recommended, mouth-watering side dishes such as the wings, nachos and cheesy fries ? If you're feeling a little more carnivorous, they also do steaks, ribs, and lamb shanks. This place really has it all. Food status: Muslim-owned Address: Jalan 4a/27a, Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: 6pm - 2am daily Contact: 017-325 0244 Facebook
2. Tapak Urban Street Dining (Masjid As-Syakirin—Bukit Bintang)
Credit: westernkingcafe on Instagram Want to take part in the food truck craze but don't know where to find them? Well, Tapak Food Truck Park is your solution! There's a parking lot and plenty of seating if you want to stay there for a while and test all the delicious foods under the night sky.
Credit: fadzaishak_ on Instagram The variety here is insane ? Vietnamese food, pasta, tacos, Malaysian comfort food, Japanese street food, churros, funky frappucinos—you'd want for nothing ?
Credit: @masdjono on InstagramFood status: Multiple food vendors with many ranging from Muslim owned, uses halal certified ingredients and halal certified Address: 33 food court, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 6pm - 12am, Friday to Sunday 6pm - 1am Contact: 019-618 8215 Website | Facebook | Instagram
3. Tarbush Bukit Bintang (Masjid As-Syakirin—Bukit Bintang)
Credit: irwan_ariffin on Instagram If you find yourself feeling peckish for the comfort food that is Lebanese cuisine, then Tarboush is the place for you. Aromatic spices, hefty portions, grilled meats paired off with tomato sauces, what's not to love? Just reading their menu makes my mouth water ?
Credit: marayem78 on Instagram The Bukit Bintang branch is stunningly decorated, so if you feel like having your supper in an aesthetically pleasing ambience then this is the place for you. If you'd rather just grab their scrumptious shawarmas for takeaway, then that is an option available for you too! Food status: Muslim-owned Address: 138, Bukit Bintang Street, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: 9am - 2am daily Contact: 03-2142 8558 Website | Facebook | Instagram
4. Ayam Bakar Wong Solo (Masjid Jamek—Kampung Baru) Operating hours changed
Credit:faizabdullah on InstagramFor those of you unfamiliar with what ayam penyet is allow me to open your eyes to this wonderful, wonderful Indonesian dish: crispy fried chicken, spiced to perfection, paired with steamed jasmine rice, spicy sambal, thick sweet soy sauce, cucumbers, and fried tempeh and/or tofu. The combination of all those flavors and textures in your mouth is just...Credit:GiphySo of course we had to include a restaurant known for its ayam penyet in this list! It would be unjust to let you go an entire month without your Indonesian food fix. We also highly recommend their jus alpukat—avocado blended with chocolate sauce to give you a thick, creamy chocolate shake without the guilt ?
Credit: tinggi.herbal_my1 on Instagram#HHWT Tip: The best thing about Wong Solo? It's a franchise that maintains its quality in all of its locations so there's bound to be one just a short drive away from whichever mosque you pray Tarawih at!Food status: Muslim ownedAddress:57, Jalan Raja Alang, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala LumpurOpening hours: 11.30am - 10.30p daily Contact: 603-4270 1947Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube
4. Suraya Seafood (Masjid Jamek—Kampung Baru)
Credit: alexander_konovalov2019 on Instagram Malaysia truly is the melting pot of Asia when you look at the diversity in cuisines on this list. Our next addition is also quintessential to our food culture (the best part of the culture if you ask me! ?)—Thai food. The balance of salty, sweet, sour and spicy is truly masterful and allows you to understand why they call it the culinary arts. Suraya Seafood combines this with local dishes to bring you the best of both worlds ?
Credit: nazrul_dzulkifli on Instagram There are so many recommended dishes to order here, it's more like a recommended meal! Be sure to try their kerabu maggi (pictured above), bihun celup, seafood tom yam, mango sticky rice, and ice milk/matcha tea ? Food status: Muslim-owned Address: Jalan Raja Muda Musa, Kampung Baru, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: 3.30pm - 1am daily Contact: 017-396 2230 Facebook | Instagram
5. Devi's Corner (Masjid Saidina Abu Bakar—Bangsar)
Credit: grungeee Instagram A late-night supper list wouldn't be complete without at least one banana leaf restaurant! And lucky for you, this 24-hour establishment isn't just any banana leaf restaurant. It's the mamak to end all mamak joints ? If you're a seafood lover, we'd recommend their crab curry, but you honestly can't go wrong with any of their other menu items! That is, if you're keen to try something new since we all have our standard banana leaf restaurant orders if we're being honest ?
Credit: maggi_maestro on Instagram Fast service, friendly staff, an extensive choice of dishes—it's easy to see why this restaurant was singled out among the thousands of other banana leaf joints in KL. So head on over for that 11pm tosai craving! Food status: Halal certified Address: Bangsar outlet - 14, Jalan Telawi 4, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: Bangsar outlet - 24 hours Contact: 012-267 6714 Facebook
7. Grind22 Café(Masjid Saidina Abu Bakar—Bangsar)
Credit:nuningdong on InstagramGrind22 is a great place to go to if you're looking for a quieter supper spot over the weekend. Their drinks menu is /s>extensive and constant but they have a rotating food menu, so two meals will rarely be the same! This stunning little spot also has a sun room and plenty of plants, and often hosts live performers so you can get that picture perfect shot just like the one below ?
Credit: tabrizihussinon Instagram Address: 22, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar Park, 59000 Kuala Lumpur Operating Hours: 12PM-10PM Sunday-Thursday, 12PM-1AM Friday & Saturday Contact: +603-2202 0422 or [email protected] Website | Facebook | InstagramTwitter
6. Nasi Lemak Daun Pisang (Masjid Negara)
There are some foods that are completely acceptable to eat at any time of day in Malaysia. And honestly, bless the culture because the glorious nasi lemak is one of them ?
Credit: harjun87 on Instagram This particular stall is a local secret so well hidden that blink and you'll miss it. But whenever word of it does slip out, it's always a positive rave review which describes this as one of the top nasi lemak spots in KL—a bold statement considering how many there are! Food status: Muslim-owned Address: 24A, Lorong Syed Putra Kiri, Kuala Lumpur, 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: 2pm - 2am daily Facebook | Instagram
7. Ahh-Yum by Kampong Kravers (Masjid Saidina Umar Al-Khattab - Bukit Damansara)
Credit: @ahh_yum on Instagram Nestled in the heart of Bukit Damansara, Ahh-Yum is a sleek and cosy restaurant serving the best of Malaysian cuisine. After their Ramadan buffet, the restaurant will also have a 'Teh Lepas Terawikh' menu with a variety of drinks and light munches like pisang goreng with ice cream, chocolate cake, cekodok pisang and bubur kacang merah ? Food status: Muslim owned. Uses halal certified ingredients. Address: 3, Jalan Setia Bakti, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: Ramadan hours 11.30am - 4pm, 6pm - 11.30pm, normal hours 8am - 10pm daily Contact: 03-2011 2530 Website | Facebook | Instagram
8. Al Rawsha Restaurant (Masjid Jamek Alam Shah - Jalan Tun Razak)
Credit: @_qasehayu on Instagram When you're caving for chicken mandy after a tarawih, Al-Rawsha's got you covered with fantastic Arabic cuisine - up to 3am! Within their castle-like facade, Al Rawsha’s focus on Middle Eastern shines in the pages of their menu. If you need a guide for what’s good, we recommend the kufta meatballs and falafels for starters. Warm up your appetite before the main courses such as the special mixed grill and kebab and rice platter hit the table. Remember to refresh your palate with free flow of mint tea. Food status: Muslim-owned Address: No. 8, Jalan Kampung Pandan, Kelab Golf di Raja Selangor, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur Opening hours: 24 hours Contact: 03-9200 6600 Facebook | Instagram
9. Black Daimon Street Teppanyaki Food Truck (Masjid At-Taqwa - TTDI)
Credit: @blackdaimon_ on Instagram For a scrumptious post-tarawih meal of Japanese teppanyaki, drop by Black Daimon Street Teppanyaki Food Truck ? Savour a tasty lamb, chicken, beef or salmon teppanyaki cooked on the spot just for you. And don't forget to top it up with a fried egg for some extra protein! Food status: Muslim-owned Address: Pinggir Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur (opposite Lim Tayar/ Shell) Opening hours: Monday  to Saturday 8pm - 12am, closed on Sundays Contact: 017-6910522 Facebook | Instagram
10. Sugar Rush (Masjid Ar-Rahmah - Petaling Jaya)
Credit: @meenakrisnan on Instagram For the cake lovers out there! Just because it's past terawih doesn't mean you can't have a tasty piece of cake (or two) ? Enjoy all sorts of cakes from chocolate ganache with salted buttercream, lemon poppyseed butter cake, butter cakes, and even pancakes ? Food status: Not halal certified but all menu items prepared according to halal standards Address: 28, Jalan 16/1, Section 16, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Opening hours: Monday to Friday 4pm - 12am, Saturday and Sunday 11am - 12am Contact: 03-7954 5271 Facebook | Instagram
11. The Sudo Brew (Masjid Al-Mujahideen - Damansara Jaya)
Credit: @thesudobrew on Instagram A place made for the night owls in mind, The Sudo Brew is open 24 hours and has an amazing spread to satisfy your post-tarawih cravings ? From their delicious pastries, healthy salad bowls, and filling pasta! You’ll be satisfied from supper till sahur (which you can have there too ). Food status: Halal certified ingredients Address: 7, Jalan SS 22/11, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Opening hours: 24 hours Contact: 03-7731 3455 Facebook | Instagram
12. Brader John Burger  (Masjid Al-Mujahideen - Damansara Jaya)
Credit: @darrylquah on Instagram A drool-worthy messy burger, indeed! Brader John Burger has been around for many years and it's no surprise that it remains as popular as ever with its super tasty 'banjir' burger. Totally worth the trip there after a tarawih session ? Food status: Muslim-owned Address: Jalan SS 21/58, Damansara Utama Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 47400 Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10pm - 4am, Saturday 10pm - 5am; Closed on Sundays Contact: +60 18-472 4085 Facebook | Instagram
13. Nasi Lemak Bumbung (Masjid Kampung Tunku)
Credit: @andrewding86 on Instagram Who could say no to a hot plate of nasi lemak after a good tarawih session? No one. Nasi Lemak Bumbung is a popular place for night owls as well as those just craving for a good plate of nasi lemak. And with its fragrant rice, juicy deep-fried chicken, and tasty sambal, it's no surprise why ? Food status: Muslim-owned Address: Jalan 21/11b, Seapark, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor (besides Maybank) Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 5.30pm – 4am, Saturday 5pm to 4am, Sunday 5.30pm – 12am, Closed on Fridays Contact: +60 16-493 9204 This is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to late night supper spots in KL, so don't be afraid to explore! There are plenty of treasures to be found. Ramadan Kareem, everybody ❤️ May Allah accept our good deeds and bless us all!