Hello Foodies! The mainland is full of amazing eateries and of course, for Muslims, we would love it more when it is Halal. Don’t worry, we got your back. Here’s a list of some awesome Halal eateries that you should check out in Bukit Mertajam.
9 Halal Eateries You Have To Try In BM
1. So Sushi Supply & Cafe Bandar Perda
Heads up, sushi lovers! You might have heard of this restaurant before and of course for good reasons. This restaurant is one of the first Halal sushi restaurants that is owned by a Muslim in Penang. It has everything you need from a conveyor belt sushi restaurant. You will be surprised at their wide variety of sushi and meal sets. Their authentic Japanese dishes will get you hooked in an instant.
2. Bangkok Station
This restaurant is where you can find authentic Thai cuisines. Bangkok Station is located near Permatang Batu petrol station and it is one of the best places to get a good bowl of Tom Yum. For a bowl of seafood Tom Yum, you will get crab, squid, lala, and even big prawns. Not only that, but the restaurant also provides hearty western dishes. So it is a great place for big families.
3. BM Best Cendol
As the name suggested, this humble stall serves one of the best cendol in Bukit Mertajam. Loaded with generous amount of red bean, pulut, and cendol, a simple bowl is the only thing you need to cool off on a hot sunny day. Of course, you can find other nostalgic desserts here such as phokes, but loyal customers will always come back for that good lip-smacking bowl of cendol.
4. Nasi Campur Permai Tepian
Looking for affordable and delicious meals for that lunchtime rush? Nasi Campur Permai Tepian is one of the best nasi campur restaurant that you can try in Bukit Mertajam. They provide a wide variety of local dishes and of course, ulam-ulaman for those who simply can’t enjoy white rice without a kick from sambal belacan and fresh herbs. Meanwhile, it feels so calming to eat under rows of bamboo trees that they planted here.
5. Matary Char Koay Teow
Listed as one of the “must-try” authentic Char Kuay Teow in Penang, this eatery has been operating for almost 2 decades now. Known for their big prawns, lip-smacking gravy, and killer stir fry techniques. Don’t be deceived by how the char koey teow is presented because according to their customers, this messy dish will haunt you and make you come back for seconds.
6. Adam’s Kitchen Penang
This restaurant is all about great ambiance, relaxing music, delicious food choices. If you need a nostalgic place for a romantic dinner, then this is the place to crash. A good cuppa joe paired with a hot grilled platter from this cafe is the only thing you need for a good date night.
7. Restoran Kook
Restoran Kook is where you would want to go to enjoy either Malay, Chinese, or Western food. The food here is said to be on par with the ones served in hotels but at an affordable price. And most importantly, all of the food here is halal. So you can take your family and friends here worry-free.
8. Restoran Sunan Drajat
Longing for the true taste of Javanese food around BM and Butterworth? This is the place for you. Serving authentic Indonesian food, Restoran Sunan Drajat is one of the best places for those who enjoy spicy food. According to the customers, the bakso and pecal lele with sambal korek here are amazing. Not to mention, it is cheap as well.
Address: 3, Tingkat Ciku 5, Taman Ciku, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
9. Damiral’s Grill
Located at Bandar Baru Perda, Damiral’s Grills is a cozy and unique place to hang out. The restaurant offers a positive ambiance and vibe that will keep you perked up throughout your visit. Offering a line of western menu, you should try their “Set Talam Berbaloi” that is filled with lamb grill, sausages, chicken grill, and more. Furthermore, they are always open for reservations and celebrations. So hit them up if you need a place for a party.
Stay Safe, Stay Vigilant
Now that you know about all of these amazing eateries, why not give them a visit and support ourlocal businesses? But of course with caution. Although the borders are open for most of us right now, please remember to practice the new norm ya!
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