Best Malay Restaurants in Petaling Jaya

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Spread across the entire Peninsular and to the East, our local cuisine can never get more diverse than this. Be it a good plate of nasi kerabu, nasi lemak, nasi kukus, or even dishes such as gulai tongkol and a vast usage of herbs and spices, all these and more can be found in many Malay Restaurants. With all that has been said, gather your friends, your families, and your loved ones to indulge in our very own local cuisines with this list of the best recommended Malay Restaurants in Petaling Jaya. 

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    GamelanHalal a81b201f94b2180a29928950eefa06850871fc85c2ba8fcb39753bdbcdfb49cfCertified
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    With a plethora of dishes to go with your mix rice platter, you can never be unsatisfied here at Gamelan. Also whipping up some delicacies from the east coast like nasi kerabu and nasi dagang, your palate will be in tune with their vast spectrum of flavours. After all, their long establishment does say something about their experience in good food. 

    Tips

    There is an 'economy-rice' period during lunch hours.

    Things to expect

    A casual and extremely clean restaurant.

    Best with

    Teh Tarik, Teh Ais, Teh O Ais, Limau Ais.

    Price

    RM9.00 to RM15.00

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    Gamelan Restaurant View restaurant

    Ara Damansara B-G-05, Oasis Square, No. 2, Jalan 1A/7A, Taipan 2 Damansara, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0378312434

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    08:00AM—10:00PM
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    Mum’s PlacePork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21

    Lovers of the much peculiar and heady petai can find their ikan cencaru a catch here, while those uninitiated taste buds will love the crispy soft shell crabs cooked with a hodgepodge of fragrant and aromatic herbs and spices. End your meal with their sweet and cooling desserts to have you grinning from ear to ear. 

    Tips

    Using a GPS navigation is recommended in this rather maze-like area.

    Things to expect

    Homey food.

    Best with

    Cencaru, Soft Shell Crabs.

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM20.00

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    Mum's Place View restaurant

    29, Jalan PJU 8/5a, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 47820, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0377278443

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    11:00AM—03:00PM
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    06:00PM—10:00PM
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    Khadijah’s KitchenPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Simple and delicious are adjectives best used to describe Khadijah’s Kitchen. With no added flair or presentations, all you have here is good comfort food that will satisfy any cravings you have for local food. Many traditional dishes here will encapsulate your taste buds with their fiery, savoury, and tangy flavours. 

    Tips

    Foodpanda delivery available.

    Things to expect

    An array of local dishes.`

    Best with

    Water, Teh Ais.

    Price

    RM2.00 to RM7.00

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    Khadijah Kitchen View restaurant

    14, Jalan Bukit 11/2, Seksyen 11, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 46200, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0379601079

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    12:00PM—10:00AM
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    SeraiPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Putting together comfortable local food in a comfortable environment is sometimes all a person needs. Here you can enjoy their selection of local dishes like nasi lemak, nasi ambang, nasi ulam, and nasi kerabu. Pair your mains with sides of masak merah and rendang for an utmost scrumptious meal. 

    Tips

    Crowded peak hours.

    Things to expect

    Local favourites.

    Best with

    Deep fried Brinjal with Serai Spice.

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM20.00

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    Serai @ Paradigm Mall View restaurant

    Paradigm Mall, 1, Jalan SS 7/26, Ss 7, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, 47301, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0378873707

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    11:00AM—10:00PM
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    Capital Nasi DagangPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    Hailing all the way from the East, the proud owners of a prominent stall there has ventured into our busy district of PJ to bring you their famed nasi dagang. From a simple meal with a side of gulai tongkol, to an ambrosial platter which includes tuna, curry chicken, prawns, beef rendang, and squid; the sight of these delicacies is a definite knee-weakening force!

    Tips

    They also sell keropok from Kelantan.

    Things to expect

    An East Coast indulgence.

    Best with

    Gulai Kawah, Laksam.

    Price

    RM4.00 to RM18.00

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    Capital Nasi Dagang Kelantan View restaurant

    29, Jalan SS 21/1a, Damansara Utama, 47400 , Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0129215200

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    08:30AM—04:30PM
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
    08:30AM—09:30PM
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    Nasi Kukus IlhamPork free d90bfb235d64e73ff14d8ad65b89aaab71a3af43962907cb9cd494af0a63fa21Alco free 9fb1f2c65edc2c1eaf4e8b24402d108dd33cc2bc71f0fb0022a54c3c390a66c8

    These tiny killer packets of nasi kukus have an irresistible pull with its crispy chicken, zesty acar, and a fiery and piquant dose of chilli sambal. The combination of glutinous rice and the ingredients can never be more perfect than it already is. Be prepared for seconds, or maybe thirds, but don’t worry as any guilt will be absolved after devouring them nasi kukus.

    Tips

    Lunch hour can be pretty fast-selling.

    Things to expect

    Simple and delicious meals.

    Best with

    Teh Ais.

    Price

    RM3.00 to RM10.00

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    Nasi Kukus Ilham View restaurant

    No.7, Jalan PJU 7/16, Mutiara Damansara, 47800, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
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    0139662525

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    11:30AM—10:00PM
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