The 10 Best Restaurants in Subang, Selangor

Hots Dogs
Hots Dogs | © Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock
Wei Li Ng

There are many reasons to go to Subang. The universities, the Sunway Lagoon theme park, and paintball at TT Sports Park. But while you’re there, why not check out the best places for delectable grub? Wipe that saliva dribbling down the side of your mouth and check out our list of the best restaurants in Subang.

1. Weiner Malaysia

Bistro, Restaurant, American

Hots Dogs | © Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock
© Brent Hofacker/Shutterstock

People flock to Weiner for gourmet, “pimped out” hot dogs along the lines of a pork weiner with mac and cheese and crab meat, or a chicken weiner with rogan josh curry and coriander yogurt. Happy hour starts at 2pm, so indulge in some cocktails or spiked milkshakes along with those hot dogs.

2. Well Cook Gourmet Restaurant

Restaurant, Asian, Malaysian

Teochew Popiah | © Ariyani Tedjo/Shutterstock
© Ariyani Tedjo/Shutterstock

When you drop by Well Cook Gourmet, order their signature fried assam laksa (RM8). Laksa is traditionally served in a bowl of broth thickened with coconut milk and spicy paste. Well Cook Gourmet’s dish has left customers flocking to try it at least once, and then back again to eat it with some really good popiah (spring roll).

3. Tryst

Cafe, Restaurant, Australian, Fusion

Mexican Quesadilla | © Mexican Quesadilla/Shutterstock
© Mexican Quesadilla/Shutterstock

Tryst offers all-day breakfasts and generously portioned main dishes, alongside a commendable coffee menu. But don’t forget to check out their more interesting pancake options such as the pancake plus chili con carne (RM11). With pop art on the walls and low armchairs strategically placed around coffee tables, Tryst is a great place to relax with a book or catch up with a friend with some great food and coffee.

5. Naj & Belle

Restaurant, Fusion, Tea , Dessert

Matcha Lava Cake | © Dylan Law/Shutterstock
© Dylan Law/Shutterstock

Owned by the Serai chain, which is also responsible for another restaurant on this list (Jibby & co.), Naj & Belle’s dishes are so beautifully plated that they’re practically a siren call for Instagrammers. But the scene-stealers are the desserts like the green tea lava cake and the watermelon cake (a thick slice of watermelon sandwiched between soft layers of shortcake and cream). Bring your sweet tooth!

6. La Cocina Restaurant & Tapas Bar

Restaurant, Restaurant with Rooms, Spanish

Courtesy of La Cocina Restaurant & Tapas Bar

This Muslim-friendly restaurant and tapas bar serves traditional Spanish food with an elegant French flair. When you stop by La Cocina – Spanish for ‘The Kitchen’ – try some tapas from their extensive tapas menu, or their famous paella. There’s also the Negres, Spanish rice cooked in squid ink with succulent prawns, mussels and various other seafood, or the Cordero with its tender chunks of lamb. Wine connoisseurs should definitely drop by for the wine-tasting sessions offered by the in-house wine club.

7. Naughty Nuri's

Restaurant, Indonesian

Frying pan with roasted pork ribs | © Nickola_Che/Shutterstock
© Nickola_Che/Shutterstock

Naughty Nuri’s offers mouth-watering Balinese cuisine, most special of which is their famous pork ribs. They’re so tender they fall off the bone and Naughty Nuri proudly proclaims them “probably the best ribs in the world”. Pair these ribs with some classic spicy nasi bertutu or chill pepper truffle fries designed to excite the tongue.

8. Tonkatsu By Ma Maison

Restaurant, Japanese

Japanese deep fried pork or tonkatsu set with rice | © NPDstock/Shutterstock
© NPDstock/Shutterstock

This successful chain restaurant has set the gold standard for deep-fried, breaded, juicy meat across the region. While their menu offers 26 variations of breaded meat, you should definitely try customer-favourite rosu katsu, featuring beautiful, deep-fried pork loin cuts. All their tonkatsu come in sets with bowls of steaming white rice, tonjiru (miso soup with pork) and pickles, as per Japanese tradition. Don’t forget to pack your appetite with you because their portions are generous.

9. Sumi-ka

Bar, Restaurant, Japanese

The grilled meats of the Sumi-ka yakitori bar is a firm favourite of Subang Jaya foodies. The wise move would be to make a reservation ahead of your visit, but Sumi-ka’s landline is notoriously difficult to get through. The fact that it remains one of the most popular places to satisfy carnivorous cravings is a testament to the barbequing skills of their chef. If you’re new to Japanese yakitori, take the plunge and try the offerings you’d be hard-pressed to find elsewhere such as a skewer of tan suji pon (beef tongue with ponsu) or kakimaki (pork slice with oyster). Sumi-ka will treat you well.

10. Ichikawa Japanese Restaurant (previously Isshin)

Restaurant, Restaurant with Rooms, Japanese

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Plenty of Japanese restaurants commit the crime of watering down the cuisine to suit local tastes. Not so with Ichikawa (originally Isshin). They boast fresh fish flown specially from the famed Tsukiji Fish Market and one of the largest sushi counters in Malaysia, so you can watch sushi masters prepare your dish right before your eyes. For the ultimate experience, go omakase and trusting the chef with all your dish choices for the night. It’s a pricey option but it’s a guaranteed gastronomic experience as you are treated to a menu designed by the chef particularly for that day or night.

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