Halal Food in Melaka - 12 Best Halal Certified Restaurants

From western to local cuisines, Melaka offers a wide range of Halal food options to choose from. In recent times, Malacca has seen a surge of restaurants offering Halal food, to satisfy their Muslim customers. While some restaurants are Halal certified, some confined and local restaurants serve purely delicious Halal and pork-free food.

Here are the top 12 restaurants offering Halal food in Melaka: 

1. Kocik Kitchen

The Kocik Kitchen in Melaka is a small street side joint serving halal food
Kocik Kitchen in Melaka is dedicated to authentic family traditional meals, serving mainly Peranakan cuisine in an old-style house. Their menu consists of Nyonya dishes with age-old recipes handed down from generations. Some of the Halal menu items include chicken pongteh, prawn Masak lemak, Otak-Otak, Itik Tim (duck soup with salted veg), and cincalok omelet. The food here is reviewed as genuinely tasty at affordable rates. Please note that the space available is limited and it can get crowded during peak hours.
Opening Hours: 11 AM to 6:30 PM (Monday to Thursday), 11 AM to 5 PM, from 6 PM to 9 PM (Friday & Saturday), 11 AM to 7:30 PM on Sunday
Location: 100, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 75200 Melaka
Telephone: +60 16-929 6605
Email: [email protected]

2. Asam Pedas Claypot

The Asam Pedas Claypot in Melaka
Asam Pedas Claypot is an open-air restaurant with a fast and efficient service system. The famous Asam Pedas is cooked dry and spicy with stingray, served in a huge bowl with a hot sour soup accompanied by white rice. They offer a lot of Halal meat and seafood options to choose from. Ikan Pari (stingray) and beef shanks are the other popular dishes.
Opening Hours: 6 PM to 4 AM, Closed on Tuesday, from 6 PM to 8 AM on Saturday
Location: 86, Jalan Laksamana 5, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka
Telephone: +60 12-680 0790

3. Jonker 88

Laksa Nyonya
Situated on Melaka’s most buzzing street, Jonker 88 is a popular Halal Restaurants having a classic rich interior with a heritage theme. You can try their Nyonya Asam Laksa and Laksa Nyonya which is rich and thick, with a spicy broth. This restaurant is free from pork or lard and serves halal meat. Their Nyonya Cendol served with green jellies are a sweet delight.
Opening Hours: 9:30 AM to 6 PM (Sunday to Thursday), 9:30 AM to 9 PM (Friday & Saturday)
Location: 88, Jalan Hang Jebat, 75200 Melaka
Telephone: +60 19-397 5665

4. Restoran Cerana

Seafood served at Restoran Cerana hala restaurant in Melaka
This is a family-style restaurant in Melaka well-known to the locals. It has a forest style ambiance with soothing waterfall sounds. Famous for Ikan Bakar (grilled fish), they have a huge variety of seafood items such as fish, squid, crabs, shellfish and many more. Their Halal menu offers a sensational list of foods to cater to all kinds of appetite. They also have buffet options with seasonal prices at affordable rates. You can try their Masak Merah and Kampung Goreng Cerana from the meat items.
Opening Hours: 5:00 PM to 1 AM
Location: Medan Ikar Bakar Dan Asam Pedas Sungai Punggur, Kampung Alai, Melaka
Telephone: +60 17-309 6511

5. LeQue

This Muslim owned halal restaurant in Malacca serves Asian, Malay, and International cuisines in a classy modern ambiance. It is one of the best places to have Halal dishes in this area. Some of the classics from their menu include Asam Pedas Rib-eye, Otak-Otak, gourmet burger, smoked ribs burger, lamb shank burger, double beef burgers, patties, teriyaki chicken and many more!
Opening Hours: 6 PM to 12 AM (Wednesday to Friday), 12 PM to 12 AM (Saturday & Sunday), Closed on Monday & Tuesday
Location: No 14, Jalan Lagenda, 3 Taman 1 Lagenda, 75400, Melaka
Telephone: +60 11-5501 8088
Email: [email protected]

6. Mee Goreng Hassan

Located near the heart of the city, along Jalan Tengkera, this halal-certified restaurant is a compact and a simple place with open-air seating. This Malay eatery gets loaded with Chinese and Indian customers during their business hours. They are an expert in serving different varieties of noodles for breakfast with spicy and flavorsome chilly pastes. They have a concise menu at very cheap rates starting at RM 1.5. Their must-try dish is Mee Bodoh, a simple dish of egg noodles and beansprouts served with their special sambal.
Opening Hours: 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM (Except Thursday), 8 PM to 10 PM (Monday to Wednesday)
Location: 390, Jalan Tengkera, 75200 Melaka

7. Restoran Ikan Bakar Parameswara

Restoran Ikan Bakar Parameswara is a halal certified restaurant in Malacca
Located just beside the seashore in Medan Ikan Bakar, this restaurant serves fresh seafood to its visitors at all times. It has a huge seating area with the best sunset views. You can taste their famous Asam Pedas Ikan Pari, steamed fish, fried squid, and other crab varieties fried on a charcoal fire and served with a smoky twist. Note that this restaurant is often visited by tour groups and can get very crowded.
Opening Hours: 5 PM to 12 AM, Closed on Monday
Location: Medan Ikan Bakar, Pengkalan, 75460, Melaka
Telephone: +60 12-315 2301
Email: [email protected]

8. Ee Ji Ban Restaurant

Ee Ji Ban is a popular chinese halal restaurant in Melaka
This is a certified Halal Chinese restaurant in Melaka that is well known for its chicken rice balls that are properly cooked and juicy. It serves a variety of Nyonya heritage dishes and authentic Malay and Chinese food. Apart from the steamed and roasted chicken balls, you can order their cili garam, cincalok omelet, asam pedas, with their exceptional chili sauce. It has a typical Chinese ambiance with banquet style tables, marble tops and bright decors.
Opening Hours: 10 am to 9:30 pm, Closed on Thursdays
Location: 275, Jalan Melaka Raya 3, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
Telephone: +60 16-216 5220
Email: [email protected]

9. Long Feng Chinese Restaurant

The halal dimsum at Long Feng Chinese Restaurant in Malacca
Residing inside Hotel Ramada, this place is known for serving authentic Szechuan and Cantonese cuisines in a classic and a cozy ambiance. It is well renowned in Melaka for its ‘Halal dim sum.’ They have a wide range of dishes in a buffet system with more than 100 dim sums to choose from, all at a fair price. It also features a variety of brunch specialties on its menu especially for Sundays and Public holidays. Their must-haves include Yee Sang (Koi fish) and Braised chicken with dried scallop!
Lunch: 11 AM to 2:30 PM (Tuesday to Friday), 8 AM to 2:30 PM (Saturday & Sunday)
Dinner: 6 PM to 10:30 PM
Location: Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka, Jalan Bendahara, 75100 Melaka
Telephone: +60 6-284 8888
Email: [email protected]

10. Seri Nyonya Restaurant

Seri Nyonya is a Halal certified and pork-free restaurant in Melaka
Situated in a 5-star Hotel Equatorial Melaka, Seri Nyonya is famous for serving home-cooked Nyonya style dishes in a colorful and warm setting. It is a Halal certified and pork-free restaurant that provides full-course meals with soups, Pie Tie, Ayam Buah Keluak, Ikan Gerang Assam, Udang Lemak Nenas and Asam Pedas (a local favorite) with other dishes. You can try their signature drink Assam Boi, with the popular dessert Nyonya Cendol!
Opening Hours: 12 PM to 2:30 PM, 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM
Location: Hotel Equatorial Melaka, Bandar Hilir, 75000, Melaka
Telephone: +60 6-282 8333

11. Pak Putra Restaurant

Pak Putra Restaurant serves Indian halal food in Malacca
This is the best choice for those craving Indian Halal food in Melaka! It is famous for its soft and fluffy naan and grilled tandoori chicken served with spicy green sauce. Though the ambiance is not that good and feels more of a stall setup than a proper restaurant with plastic chairs, the food here is worth the chaos. You can also treat yourself with their roti canai, butter chicken and other fragrant curries.
Opening Hours: 5:30 PM to 1 AM, Closed on Monday
Location: 56 & 58, Jalan 4, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka
Telephone: +6012-601 5876

12. Noah Art Cafe

Noah Art Cafe in Melaka
Located at Jonker Street, this is a Muslim-owned Western-style café with a quaint and a cozy atmosphere. From Western to local cuisines, they have lots of Halal options for breakfast, snacks, and desserts. You can try their Nasi Lemak, Grilled chicken, homemade spaghetti, cendol durian and gourmet sandwiches.
Opening Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM (Monday – Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday), 3 PM to 11 PM on Friday, 8 AM to 12 AM on Saturday, Closed on Wednesday
Location: 25, Jalan Hang Lekiu, 75200 Melaka
Telephone: +60 6-288 2820
Email: [email protected]
Don’t forget to check out these yummy halal restaurants on your next trip to Melaka and share your food experiences with us!

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