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15-17 Lorong Ara, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
+60 3-2095 5382
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The biryani here is enjoyed by people and I used to enjoy it as well. I was so frequent as my office is around the corner that I was close to the owner. I've now stopped dining in this restaurant as one morning the owner was complaining to me about the patrons 'on how they just can't wait when there's... More 

Thank Suzanne M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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382 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was with my friends went to have dinner at this restaurant. First time to have Briyani rice and Nasi Minyak. Very good indeed. I had a bit of this and a bit of that woth a honey chicken thigh. Very nice dinner. Affordable price too.

Thank Suria_Nataadmadja
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit expensive but very nice briyani with chicken. The mutton is nice too. For dinner there are many dishes but will usually finish by 930pm. Surely will come again

Thank Joseph A
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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70 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been going to this restaurant for many years. The food is good and the prices are reasonable and as such it attracts many people. I would recommend this restaurant to ordinary people. Value for money. My friends have told me this place has the best roti canai in the city. My favourite meal at the restaurant.

Thank Ben919191
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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184 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

those who used to frequent Bangsar back in the 70s will remember this mamak restaurant Sharifa. At that time, Bangsar wasnt as bustling as it is now, with no Bangsar Village or Bangsar Shopping Centre. But Sharifa restaurant serves good briyani which i continue to enjoy to this day under its present name, Mahbub. Did ask the cashier about Sharifa,... More 

Thank idrus2015
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

If you are craving for Briyani,pls come to Mahbub.The rice is so fragrant and the "Ayam Madu" and "Mutton" are the hot Favourites!Im not a cheese person but u have to try the Cheese Naan...Eat it while it's still hot!Almost all their food are tasty n very delicious...definitely worth to spent your every penny here!

Thank rabaah_roszini
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

The best mamak restaurant in KL...been here since 25 year ago..the taste never change...beriyani Ayam Madu terbaik....

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Best briyani, nasi lemak & roti canai! Must try their briyani! My childhood favourits spot. They provide one of the best briyani in Kuala Lumpur.

Thank Nazmin N
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

i've been here very often... since i was undergraduate love their fried chicken and shrimp to the max! :D please try their fish curry.. yes it is so lovely... among the best curry in town. other special dish available is honey chicken.. some people love this but not me :) however, they are not consistent in making the 'goreng2' i.e... More 

Thank nicina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Just order anything from chicken masala, tandoori n naan, chicken briyan, lamb briyani and also lassi..you wont regret it.

Thank Firdaus A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15-17 Lorong Ara, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
  • Phone Number: +60 3-2095 5382

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?