15 Things To Order The Next Time You're Really Hungry In Damansara Uptown

For when you don't feel like having Village Park Nasi Lemak or Hokkien Mee.

1. Assorted barbecued meats (galbi) with molten cheese dip @ BBQ Ma Eul Cup Bab (non-halal)

Take your pick of pork or beef slices - both marinated and non-marinated - as well as a selection of seafood such as prawns and baby octopus, skilfully grilled by the restaurant's chefs right at your table.

Address: No. 48 (Ground Floor), Jalan SS 21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 11.00am to 12.00am
Friday to Sunday: 11.00am to 1.00am

Contact Details: Call 03-7732 9955 if you have any enquiries.

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2. Fried chicken chop with mushroom sauce @ Steven's Corner (pork-free)

Steven's Corner pretty much has an iconic presence in the Damansara Uptown food court, especially with its famous deep fried chicken chop, which comes with a side of fries, coleslaw, and fried egg. If you prefer a little more spice, opt for the black pepper sauce instead.

Address: Stall 1095, Uptown 7 Food Court, Jalan SS 21/39, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 6.30pm to 12.00am daily.

3. The Hangover Mess @ The Good Batch (pork-free)

Perfect for cheat days, the Hangover Mess is made up of corned beef hash (sautéed minced beef with potatoes) and bell peppers, topped with two sunny side-ups and a generous drizzle of hollandaise sauce as well as a slice of brioche toast.

Address: No. 53, SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: 11.00am to 11.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9.00am to 11.00pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7733 2303 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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4. Spaghetti Carbonara @ Epicuro (non-halal)

Epicuro is one of very few restaurants who did the spaghetti carbonara justice, with just the right amount of creamy sauce tossed with the pasta, topped with bacon bits and a slow-poached egg.

Address: No. 20, Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: 11.00am to 11.00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am to 11.00pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7733 3110

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5. Salmon spaghetti @ Cafe Lafayette (pork-free)

Spaghetti is stir-fried with a creamy tomato sauce, topped with salmon chunks, cherry tomatoes, and a dusting of parmesan cheese.

Address: 75M, Jalan SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Thursday: 11.00am to 11.00pm
Friday: 11.00am to 11.45pm
Saturday: 10.00am to 11.45pm
Sunday: 10.00am to 11.00pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7732 3188 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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6. Dry Spicy Beef Macaroni @ Fat Spoon Café (pork-free)

You probably won't find elbow macaroni served like this anywhere else. The pasta is tossed in minced beef in a spicy sauce and served with a hard-boiled egg with a still-runny yolk.

Address: 73, Jalan SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Thursday: 11.00am to 3.00pm, 5.00pm to 10.00pm
Friday to Sunday: 11.00am to 10.00pm

Contact Details: Call or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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7. Otak-otak Cubes served with Mum's Thai Dip @ Little Mums (pork-free)

A sinful twist to the usual otak-otak dish, Little Mums' deep-fried cubes of fish and spice custard tastes even better when dipped in the tangy dip the dish is served with.

Address: 13, Jalan SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Sunday: 11.30am to 3.00pm, 6.00pm to 10.00pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7710 0388 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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8. Flame-grilled pork neck @ Superthai Restaurant

This hidden gem in Damansara Uptown is quickly becoming a hit with Thai food enthusiasts, with its flame-grilled pork neck becoming an unexpected hit. Tender and wonderfully spiced, the slices of pork neck goes really well with the green chilli dip that comes with the dish.

Address: No. 29M, Jalan SS21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 12.00pm to 2.30pm and 6.00pm to 10.00pm daily.

Contact Details: Call 03-7710 5888 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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9. Nara Donburi @ Nara Kitchen & Co. (pork-free)

Don't be intimidated by the "eat clean" concept championed by Nara, the cafe serves some pretty interesting fare. The Nara Donburi is a crowd favourite, a simple Japanese rice dish accompanied by cooked salmon slices, Japanese cucumber, and dried seaweed topped with a poached egg and fish roe.

Address: No. 61, Jalan SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: 11.30am to 10.30pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday to Friday: 11.30am to 10.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10.00am to 10.30pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7733 5897 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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10. The Mashacre @ A Pie Thing (pork-free)

The Mashacre actually refers to A Pie Thing's version of comfort food - a scrumptious meaty pie topped with mashed potatoes, peas, and gravy. We recommend the lamb or chunky steak pie for this!

Address: 128G, Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Thursday: 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Friday and Saturday: 12.00pm to 12.00am
Sunday: 12.00pm to 11.00pm

Contact Details: E-mail [email protected] if you have an enquiries.

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11. Curry laksa @ 87 Restaurant & Bar (non-halal)

The curry laksa from this newly-opened restaurant-cum-bar is packed full with ingredients at a rather economical price! Aside from a generous amount of taupok and shrimps, the dish also comes with several cubes of roasted pork belly and a hard-boiled egg.

Address: No. 6, Jalan SS 21/35, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 11.30am to 1.00am daily.

Contact Details: Call 03-7733 3878 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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12. Salmon Belly Osaka Sushi @ Iku Yama Japanese Fusion Sushi (pork-free)

True to its reputation as a fusion restaurant, Iku's Salmon Belly Osaka Sushi elevates fresh salmon belly with the robust flavours of garlic and onion infused into the rice underneath. The dish is topped with the restaurant's specialty sauce and fish roe.

Address: No. 21, Jalan SS 21/60, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours: 10.00am to 10.00pm daily.

Contact Details: Call 03-7732 6691 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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13. PtripleB French Toast @ Frisson Coffee Bar (pork-free)

For days when you need comfort food but don't fancy heavy food, go for the sinful concoction made up of French toast fully-loaded with peanut butter, banana slices, and several strips of beef bacon.

Address: 71-G, Jalan SS 21/1A, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday: 11.00am to 10.30pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday to Friday: 9.00am to 10.30pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11.00am to 10.30pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7732 9969 if you have any enquiries.

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14. Chocolate strawberry Shibuya toast @ Miru Dessert Cafe (pork-free)

Fluffy Shibuya toast gets an upgrade, with chocolate sauce drizzled all over and topped with fresh strawberries, vanilla ice cream, and whipped cream.

Address: No. 62, Jalan SS21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Sunday to Thursday: 12.00pm to 11.00pm
Friday and Saturday: 12.00pm to 12.00am

Contact Details: Call 03-7733 0318 if you have any enquiries.

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15. Houjicha soft serve @ Tsujiri (pork-free)

While Tsujiri's matcha soft serve seems to be the face of the brand, the true star of this Japanese-inspired dessert parlour turned out to be its Houjicha soft serve ice cream. We think it's the roast-y flavour that won us over. ;)

Address: No. 58, Jalan SS21/58, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Opening Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 1.00pm to 11.00pm
Friday and Saturday: 1.00pm to 12.00am
Sunday: 12.00pm to 11.00pm

Contact Details: Call 03-7733 5541 or e-mail [email protected] if you have any enquiries.

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What dish would you recommend your fellow foodies try when they are in Damansara Uptown? Let us know in the comments section below!

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