10 Best Halal Restaurants In Brooklyn, New York City

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Situated east of the flashy Manhattan neighbourhood of New York is Brooklyn – one of the five boroughs of NYC. With an air of energy, vibrancy, and excitement, it is the most populous borough due to a bang for a buck it offers for a great many things. Also called Kings County by many, it finds itself as an essential part of any traveller’s itinerary. A visit to New York City is incomplete if you haven’t paid a visit to Brooklyn and experienced the vibe of quirkiness that oozes from everything there. You can catch a New York City subway and reach this old yet unconventional part of the city to try out some great halal restaurants and satiate those hunger pangs. Here’s a list of the best halal restaurants in Brooklyn, New York City.

1. No Pork Halal Kitchen

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Are you a Chinese-takeout-dinner kind of a person? Yes? Then add No Pork Halal Kitchen to your speed dial. Although primarily a takeout restaurant, you can even enjoy a sit-down meal as they have a few chairs available. You’ll find the servers here very friendly and helpful. They even suggest healthy alternatives based on your selection and customize their flavours according to your tastes, so let them know if you’re not particularly fond of something in your food. General Tso’s chicken, sesame chicken, broccoli chicken, and orange chicken are some of their famous dishes. They also offer spicy Indian chicken, custard bean pie, and banana pudding, which are quite famous among the regulars. Do note that they only accept cash and there’s no ATM nearby, so keep some money handy to avoid any last minute hassle.

No Pork Halal Kitchen

Address: 50 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217, b/t Dean St & Bergen St Boerum Hill, Park Slope

Website: No Pork Halal Kitchen

Opening hours: Wednesday-Monday, 11am-12pm

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2. Affy's Premium Grill

Calm music, clean interiors, and attentive servers – Affy’s Premium Grill is the place to go if you’re a steak lover. Well marinated, slow-cooked, and richly flavoured, their steaks are their main selling point. There are long queues and it is bustling with lively diners devouring the food, which is enough proof that it is among the popular halal restaurants in Brooklyn. Bear in mind that their portions are generous, so order accordingly. You can also try their cheese quesadillas, super loaded burger, Cajun calamari, and barbecue beef back black ribs. Wash it down with some yummy cocktails if the flavours are overwhelming you.

Affy's Premium Grill

Address: 1909 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230, b/t Avenue P & Avenue N Midwood

Website: Affy’s Premium Grill

Opening hours: 12pm-11pm; 12pm-12am (Saturdays)

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3. Ruzana

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Posted by Ruzana Restaurant on Thursday, 4 October 2018

Craving some juicy lamb kebabs, shawarmas, baba ganoush, and kibbeh balls or any other Middle eastern delight? Head to Ruzana straight away. Their meals are reasonably priced and service is quick. It is perfect for an informal bite and even doorstep delivery. Their outdoor seating is an added bonus if you’re looking to enjoy good weather with your meal; indoors are also tastefully done up. Mansaf – lamb cooked in dried curd, served with rice – is one of their highly-rated dishes, so do try it.


Address: 486 85th St Brooklyn, NY 11209 b/t 5th Ave & 4th Ave Bay Ridge

Website: Ruzana

Opening hours: 12pm-11pm

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4. Al Noor Halal Deli

Posted by Al Noor Halal Deli on Saturday, 17 January 2015

Another middle eastern delight is Al Noor Halal Deli, offering in-house dining, doorstep delivery as well as takeout. It is a pocket-friendly option for those looking to savour yummy food without burning a hole in their pockets. Their portions are sizeable, so work yourself a good appetite before heading. The owner and staff are humble and amicable and work their best to keep their customers’ satisfaction at the top. Their Philly cheese steak, falafel sandwich, mixed chicken and beef over rice, and kofta sandwich are a must try.

Al Noor Halal Deli

Address: 710 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Website: Al Noor Halal Deli

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm

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5. Brooklyn Halal Grill

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Posted by Brooklyn Halal Grill on Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Specializing in serving fresh halal meat items, Brooklyn Halal Grill is a family-run restaurant touted for its courteous service and quality food. The servers are honest and provide helpful suggestions to make your order even better. The waiting time for the food might be slightly longer than usual since all their items are freshly prepared. So, the time factor might bug you, but the taste factor will more than make up for it. Try their sweet potato fries, gyro platters, buffalo wings, and halal turkey jerky sticks to get those taste buds going. On a Keto diet? Don’t worry, just let your server know and they’ll help tailor-make the perfect selection for you.

Brooklyn Halal Grill

Address: 1148 Liberty Ave Brooklyn, NY 11208 b/t Sheridan Ave & Grant Ave City Line

Website: Brooklyn Halal Grill

Opening hours: 11:30am-11pm; 11:30am-1am (Fridays and Saturdays)

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6. Flatbush Halal

Halal Snack Pack served on ceramic plate, topped with Tablouleh
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Fond of Caribbean cuisine but not getting feasible options? Hit up this great halal restaurant in Brooklyn. Cow-foot soup, Jamaican pumpkin chicken soup, saltfish, curry chicken, oxtail are some of its many delightful offerings. Unassuming and completely humble in its appearance, Flatbush’s amazing food comes as a real surprise not only to the gustatory senses but even the pockets. Although, please take care if you’re a tourist planning to visit this place after dark as the neighbourhood can get a little unsafe.

Flatbush Halal

Address: 1210 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226

Website: Flatbush Halal

Opening hours: 10am-10pm

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7. Kashkar Cafe

Are you one who likes trying new flavours? Try Kashkar Cafe’s Uyghur cuisine – a mix of Turkish and Chinese flavours. Their delicious Manty (meat dumplings), fried lagman (noodles), samsa (meat pies), and veal kebabs will work up a party inside your mouth and leave you wanting to come back for more. Sit yourself in a home-like atmosphere and try their many great dishes at super affordable rates. Located near the Brighton Beach, it is mostly packed with hungry diners enjoying their fill. The staff’s knowledge of English is limited, so place your order slowly to avoid any confusion or mistake.

Kashkar Cafe

Address: 141 Brighton Beach Ave Brooklyn, New York 11235

Website: Kashkar Cafe

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 10am-10pm; Friday 10am-11pm; Saturday-Sunday 10am-11:45pm

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8. The Halal Spot

Posted by The Halal Spot on Friday, 9 March 2018

The appetizing aroma sneaking out of The Halal Spot will pull you in and delight you with the supreme flavours they offer. It has a well-lit and clean atmosphere and ample seating. You can occupy a table or the high-chairs overlooking the street, depending on your choice. The best thing about this halal restaurant in Brooklyn is that they use hormone-free, all natural chicken for their preparations, which enhances the taste of their chicken dishes even more. Regulars have been known to drop by even if they have to take detours. Doesn’t that tell you enough already? The staff is efficient and take pride in their job, making your interaction with them absolutely wonderful.

The Halal Spot

Address: 474 Myrtle Ave Brooklyn, NY 11205

Website: The Halal Spot

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday, Sunday 11am-11pm; Friday-Saturday 11am-1am

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9. Abir Halal Restaurant

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If you want to ditch swanky eateries and get your hands dirty with some authentic halal treats then this hole in the wall is the place for you. Add this to your list of must-try places if you’re one who savours lightly-spiced yet flavourful foods. Bonus – they open earlier than other restaurants, so you can definitely hit it up for some hearty and tasty breakfast as well. Their pancakes, corn beef hash, white rice with chicken and beef, and barbecue chicken are some of the most famous items on their menu, so don’t forget to add one (or all!) of these to your order.

Abir Halal Restaurant

Address: 526 Nostrand Ave Brooklyn, NY 11216

Website: Abir Halal Restaurant

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 8:30am-8:30pm; Sunday 7am-7:45pm

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10. Lasiaf Tacos

Looking for crunchy tacos, yummy burritos, crisp nachos, and spicy fries? We’ve got just the place for you. Lasiaf Tacos is among the best halal restaurants in Brooklyn, serving fulfilling and scrumptious Mexican food at an absolute bargain. We recommend trying their salsa and chips for a punchy flavour that’ll stay with you for days. They have indoor as well as outdoor seating in a small courtyard at the back, so head there with your fellow foodies. Birdies tell us that their home-delivered food is also fresh and hot. Lasiaf guarantees that your overall experience is exceptional, so why wait?

Lasiaf Tacos

Address: 2368 Flatbush Ave Brooklyn, NY 11234

Website: Lasiaf Tacos

Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 3pm-11pm; Friday-Sunday 12pm-11pm

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There's something for everyone

Once you’ve had your fill at these halal restaurants in Brooklyn, catch a thrilling match at the Barclays Center if you’re a sports fanatic, soak yourself in great live music at Williamsburg if music’s your thing, head to the Prospect Park and Park Slope if your toddlers are getting antsy, or the Brooklyn Bridge and Brooklyn Heights for a sweeping view of the New York skyline reflecting on clear waters. This neighbourhood of New York has seen so much transformation that it’s needless to say that you will discover something new each time you pay a visit here.

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