10 Best Halal Restaurants In Long Island, New York

halal restaurants in long island
Rienz Althron
Rienz Althron 

Long Island is a populous island located in the East Coast of America. Thousands of migrants from all over the world live here, and they hail from countries with distinct beliefs and practices, especially in food preparation. Many food establishments are slowly realizing this and have adapted to the demands of the market. More and more establishments serve food to their customers in compliance with the kosher and halal procedures. If you are looking for halal restaurants in this area, you’ve come to the right place, because we have researched and compiled the a list of them below, just for you. Let’s go ahead and read on, shall we? Here are the best halal restaurants in Long Island, New York.

1. Naz's Halal Food

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Posted by Naz's Halal Food on Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Having started out as a food truck, Naz’s Halal Food now has three different sites that serve nothing but halal-certified food such as gyros, sandwiches, rice platters, and many others. The way they cook each of their dishes comes from old family recipes, so each time you eat at one of their sites, it’s as if you are part of their big family. In addition, each of their staff are friendly and treats every customer like their own family.

Naz's Halal Food

Address: D1171 Deer Park Ave, North Babylon, New York

Website: Naz’s Halal Food

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 2am; Fri & Sat: 10am - 4am

2. Shah's Halal Food

Shah’s Halal Food grew from a single food cart to having their own brick-and-mortar where they can cater special events. Famous for their lamb, chicken, and falafel over rice, made even tastier by their special white sauce, all their dishes are made in compliance with Islamic food preparation laws. They have their own USDA-approved facility that supplies them with ingredients of the finest quality.

Shah's Halal Food

Address: 285 S Broadway Store 5, Hicksville, NY 11801, Hicksville, NY 11801

Website: Shah’s Halal Food

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 10am - 3am; Fri & Sat: 10am - 5am

3. Desi Fire Grill

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Posted by Desi Fire Grill on Saturday, 29 September 2018

Love Mexican and Indian food? Desi Fire Grill not only serves halal foods, they also offer vegans alternatives too! They have Kaati Rolls, which is an Indian specialty, and they also have Mexican food such as tacos and quesadilla. If you are fond of burgers, they have it here as well, and guess what? They have vegan burgers, too!

Desi Fire Grill

Address: 217 Bethpage Road Unit 12, Hicksville, New York

Website: Desi Fire Grill

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 12pm - 10pm; Fri & Sat: 12pm - 11pm

4. Hamza & Madina Halal Food

Falafel Gyro perfect for your Lunch Break ? ?

Posted by Hamza & Madina Halal Food on Friday, 22 March 2019

Hamza & Madina has been in the business for 13 years and counting. They serve halal chicken, kebab, and lamb. If you’re a vegan, they have falafel for you! Being a halal restaurant, the ingredients used in their cuisine are guaranteed fresh and of the highest quality. They also cater for special events, such as meetings and birthdays. With the level of quality of their food and overall customer service, they secured second place in the 2012 Vendy Awards.

Hamza & Madina Halal Food

Address: 100 Crooked Hill Rd, Commack, NY 11725, USA

Website: Hamza & Madina Halal Food

Opening hours: 10am - 10am (daily)

5. NY Gyro & Grill

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Posted by Ny Gyro And Grill on Thursday, 12 December 2013

NY Gyro & Grill serves only halal food. Their menu includes gyro, burger, hot wings, and grilled chicken salad, to list a few of their tasty dishes. They have a loyalty program going on, where every online order greater than 20 USD merits you one point. Accumulate ten points, and you’ll get 10 USD credit that you can use on your next online order.

NY Gyro & Grill

Address: 795 Middle Country Road, Seldon, NY 11784

Website: NY Gyro & Grill

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 8pm

6. The Halal Chicken & Rice Company

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Posted by The Halal Chicken And Rice Company on Monday, 12 February 2018

The Halal Chicken & Rice Company, as their company name suggests, serves nothing but halal food. From their meat products, such as gyro, lamb and shrimp, to their vegan-friendly dishes, such as veggie burger and grilled cheese, it will surely be a wonderful gastronomic experience for you and your family, thanks to their white and green sauces that can never be imitated elsewhere.

The Halal Chicken & Rice Company

Address: 8 Jerusalem ave (8,450.51 mi), Hicksville, New York 11801

Website: The Halal Chicken & Rice Company

Opening hours: 11am - 3am (daily)

7. Shaheen

Posted by SHAHEEN on Saturday, 10 November 2018

Shaheen has been serving halal foods since 1973. They are known for their Jalebi, which is a sweet food popular in some parts of India, Western Asia, and Northern and Eastern Africa. They also serve Pakistani dishes, such as Paya and Churi and many other delectable cuisine. They cater for weddings and other special events, and of course, they welcome casual diners.


Address: 255 S Broadway, Hicksville, New York

Website: Shaheen

Opening hours: Mon - Tue: 11:30am - 12am; Wed: 11:30am - 10pm; Thu - Sat: 11:30am - 12am; Sun: 11:30am - 10pm

8. Choopan Grill

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If you are looking for Afghan cuisine, you should head on to Choopan Grill in West Marie street. They serve halal and authentic Afghan food, like kebab, Aush soup and many others. They also offer vegetarian options, such as their Aush-ENanah Dagh Chalau. If you want to bring your kids with you, they have several kids’ sandwiches to choose from. They also cater for special events, like birthdays, sweet sixteens, and more.

Choopan Grill

Address: 15 W Marie St, Hicksville, New York 11801

Website: Choopan Grill

Opening hours: 11am - 11pm (daily)

9. Kabul Restaurant

Kabul Restaurant is a halal restaurant that serves fine Afghan food. Examples of their food are Baba Ghanoush, Hummous and Bulanee Katchalu. They also serve a variety of seafood, lamb and chicken dishes, and they have vegan option, too! They can cater for special events with big or small number of guests.

Kabul Restaurant

Address: East Jericho Tpke. Huntington, NY 11743

Website: Kabul Restaurant

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 12pm - 10pm; Sun: 4pm - 10pm

10. Steinway Halal Grill

For a delicious meal on-the-go, you should drop by Steinway Halal Grill and have a taste of their highly-regarded food! Their specialty is kebab, but are also serving a variety of halal sandwiches. Though this is a food truck, customers will still be able to eat comfortably, because they have dedicated seats and tables for customers who enjoy eating in an open area.

Steinway Halal Grill

Address: 24-42 Steinway St, Long Island City, NY 11103, USA

Website: Steinway Halal Grill

Opening hours: 4pm - 4am (daily)

Halal food is quality food

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That is it for our list of halal restaurants in Long Island. It is in every consumer’s best interest to eat halal food. Why? Because of the high standards in preparing halal food, you can trust that you will only be munching on clean and safe-to-eat food. We’ve shared our list, and the next step is visiting these eateries and trying out their halal food for yourself. Enjoy!

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Rienz is a former office-based employee who entered the world of travel writing. His ultimate dream is to be able to travel the world and experience as much of it as he can. By pursuing his dreams,...Read more

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