13 Things To Order The Next Time You're Really Hungry In Taman Desa

Not sure what to eat in the Taman Desa area? We've got you covered ;)

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1. Sashimi Moriawase @ Koyaku Japanese Dining & Grill (pork-free)

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This local favourite is known for its excellent selection of fresh sashimi. Order up this mixed platter and you'll be treated to an ample serving of salmon, butterfish, tuna, yellow tail, scallops and prawns.

Address: G9, Ground Floor, Faber Towers, Jalan Desa Bahagia

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 7984 4688

More info on: Facebook

2. Pokelantan Bowl @ Eatomo Food Co. (pork-free)

This poke bowl with a twist comes with cubes of salmon, yellowfin tuna and butterfish marinated in a cili padi-lime marinade, giving it a real kick! Some deep-fried salmon skin provides just the right contrast in texture to the dish.

Address: 11-1-1, Jalan 3/109F, Danau Business Centre, Taman Danau Desa

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +603 2303 1608

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

3. Signature Beef Wellington @ The Gallery Cafe (pork-free)

When you're in the mood for something comforting, try the Beef Wellington here, made up of flavourful beef tenderloin with sauteed spinach and pumpkin puree with a strip of blue cheese, all wrapped in a homemade dough that's baked to perfection. Some hearty gravy completes the dish.

Address: 5-0-2, Jalan 2/109F, Taman Danau Desa

Opening hours:
11am - 10pm (Thursdays - Tuesdays)
Closed on Wednesdays

Contact: +603 7972 8034

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4. Seafood Macaroni & Cheese @ Macaroni Food & Coffee (pork-free)

Pasta fans will appreciate the seafood twist on the mac and cheese here, served with juicy prawns and mussels to complement the dish's richness.

Address: G10, Ground Floor, Faber Towers, Jalan Desa Bahagia

Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)

Contact: +603 7983 3488

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5. Croissant On The Board @ Bakeroni Cafe (halal)

This cosy cafe is best known for their breakfast-friendly dishes. The croissant, generously stuffed with turkey, lettuce, tomato and egg slices, is a crowd favourite here.

Address: 9A, Jalan Desa Jayar

Opening hours:
7am - 4pm (Mondays - Fridays)
7am - 9.30pm (Saturdays - Sundays)

Contact: +603 7987 3985

More info on: Facebook

6. Pulled Pork Slider @ Front Room by The Kneady Baker (non-halal)

These delicious sliders get their flavour from pork cooked for eight hours in their signature tangy sauce. They're sandwiched between soft and airy milk buns and served with coleslaw and fries.

Address: 16-1 Jalan 1/109E, Desa Business Park

Opening hours:
9.3am - 5pm (Wednesdays - Mondays)
Closed on Tuesdays

Contact: +6016 233 8807

More info on: Facebook

7. Genghis Khan @ Taisyu Yakiniku Japanese BBQ (non-halal)

Known for their succulent grilled meats, the Genghis Khan is an especially popular choice here. The hotpot of juicy, tender and flavourful grilled lamb is a must-try!

Address: Seputeh Center Court, Faber Plaza, Jalan Desa Jaya

Opening hours: 6pm - 12am

Contact: +6019 912 2246

More info on: Facebook

8. Fish Head Noodles @ Restoran Tuck Tuck Tei (non-halal)

Stop by this quaint coffee shop for a taste of one of the best fish head noodles in town! The deep-fried fish head is served in a comfortingly creamy broth, with a generous serving of noodles.

Address: No. 64A, Jalan Desa Bakti

Opening hours: 6.30am - 3.30pm (daily)

Contact: +6012 359 5823

9. Steamed Crab with Sticky Rice @ Pang's Kitchen (non-halal)

You can get a taste of Hong Kong’s one-Michelin-star restaurant Pang’s Kitchen right here in Taman Desa. The steamed crab is an especially satisfying dish. The fresh crabs go really well with the aromatic sticky rice.

Address: 1, Jalan 2/109e, Taman Desa Business Park

Opening hours: 12pm - 10.30pm (daily)

Contact: +6012 631 7971

More info on: Facebook

10. Braised Pork Trotter @ Moobaan Thai Food (non-halal)

If you've never had Thai-style braised pork leg, this is the place to try! The tender and decadent pork leg is served with egg and white rice, making for a simple yet indulgent meal.

Address: 15, Jalan Bukit Desa 5, Taman Bukit Desa

Opening hours: 12pm - 3pm, 5.30pm - 10pm (daily)

Contact: +6016 312 3331

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11. Brunch Pasta @ BreadFruits (non-halal)

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The perfectly-prepared pasta is topped with a special 7-minute egg. Mix it in with the rest of the ingredients to add some creaminess to this brunch-friendly platter.

Address: G13, Ground Floor, Podium Block, Faber Towers, Jalan Desa Bahagia

Opening hours: 8.30am - 9pm (daily)

Contact: +603 6201 0090

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12. Coffee Soufflé @ Wild Sheep Chase (pork-free)

This cafe is known for its expertly prepared souffles. For something truly unique, try the coffee flavour! The rich flavour of coffee is the perfect complement to the sweet, fluffy dessert.

Address: 6-1, Jalan 1/109E, Off Old Klang Road, Desa Business Park

Opening hours:
12pm - 8pm (Tuesdays - Wednesdays)
12pm - 10pm (Thursdays - Sundays)
Closed on Mondays

Contact: +6019 322 3818

More info on: Facebook | Instagram

13. Mont Blanc Cake @ Ficelle Boulangerie Patisserie (pork-free)

Ficelle is known for top-notch baked treats, ranging from cakes to cream puffs to tarts. For something truly unique, indulge in the Mont Blanc Cake. The tart-based cake is layered with vanilla mousse, caramel cream and chestnut paste, creating a uniquely-flavoured dessert.

Address: 11-0-12, Danau Business Center, Jalan 3/109F, Taman Danau Desa

Opening hours: 8am - 9pm (daily)

Contact: +603 7983 0211

More info on: Facebook

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