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Belacan Grill

165 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southeast Asian
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  • Good for Groups (182)
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At Belacan Grill in Tustin, California, you can dine on delicate and authentic Malaysian fare made with genuine ingredients prepared fresh daily. Specialty items include Hainan chicken, chicken satay, fried roti, beef rendang, fried calamari, ginger curry noodles, tangerine chicken, clay pot seafood curry, egg drop soup, chicken fried rice and more.

For exotic fare at Belacan Grill, try the curry mee noodles, char kway teow and nasi lemak which comes with a side of roasted nuts and rice. For dessert, try the coconut ice cream or the gula melaka bread pudding to continue the authentic Malaysian experience at Belacan Grill.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Southeast Asian, Asian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(714) 505-9908
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Kean Tan
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Private party facilities
Private Room with - Lighting Control - 50" LCD w/ aux inputs - Wireless Internet - Window Coverings
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Private party contact
Jimmy: (714) 505-9908
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Cross street
Enderlee Center Drive
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Parking details
There is a large amount of parking available directly beside restaurant.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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vipJOTT (Orange County)
Dined on May 26, 2012

So thrilled that we have a new favorite family restaurant. Order the lobster, it's wonderful. Everything we ordered was tasty. Bring one of everything, please! Don't be afraid of the color of the pandan creme brulee, it's to die for.

vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
Dined on May 24, 2012

The food is seriously delicious and a nice change in flavours from the usual. The prices are very good given the quality. We had great service and can't wait to go back. Only two slight negatives: there were kids running around the restaurant, which wasn't the restaurant's fault, but made it seem more like a fast-food place. Also, the drinks, while extremely creative, are a bit on the sweet (read headachy) side. So we will just stick with beer next time. All in all, I think this is one of the best values in the area, with creative and delicious food that you can't get everywhere. Two thumbs up!

ValMom (San Francisco)
Dined on May 21, 2012

Have been going here for several times, and we had the best Server this night, Thalia. Great customer service, great attention. Helped make for one of the best experiences for my family and I at the restaurant. The food continued to not disappoint. We had a Claypot curry, Crab Rangoon, Satay, Chicken Rice and Sauteed Kai Lan. We all shared our dishes, and everyone was pleased with the choices. I like to visit this place everytime I visit Tustin. Very grateful that there is a Malaysian/Singapore restaurant, and of this calibre in the neighborhood.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
Dined on May 13, 2012

Sat us down quick, was not too crowded for Mothers day. Service was good and professional, and food was served with good timing. Food is traditional Malaysian style.

LoftDrew (Los Angeles)
Dined on May 13, 2012

The food was fantastic. The Curry Puffs were amazing. Our entire party loved their entrees. We had the Malyasian Kung Pao Chicken, Tangerine Chicken and Spicy Shrimp. They brought out a complimentary Chocolate Dessert for Mother's Day - delicious! The Mango Martini and Mamosas were made to perfection. We're already planning our next trip. Bravo!

8Here (San Diego)
Dined on April 25, 2012

The Server was great, the food flavor was fine but too much cooking oil was used for our taste, and the greeter didn't know anything about our OpenTable reservations. The best part of the lunch experience was that the restaurant wasn't busy, it was therefore quiet, and we weren't rushed which allow for a long uninterrupted visit with our guest.

vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
Dined on April 4, 2012

We will have to give this restaurant another try.
Based on our first experience, we cannot assess fairly as it was not a good experience.
Staff needs training.

Jclahue (Minneapolis)
Dined on March 24, 2012

Very authentic Malaysian food (pretty similar to Singapore food)! Ask for the sambal chili if you want a spicy dipping sauce.

OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
Dined on March 12, 2012

My first time having Malay. My Indian friend is a usual here so I agreed to let him order for both of us. We shared the Nasi Lemak (with chicken instead of beef) which wasn't labelled as a spicy dish, but was mildly spicy anyway and tasted similar to Thai dishes. We shared also the Char Kway Teow which was a spicy dish and my friend had forgotten to order it mild, but it was still tolerable. Overall, both dishes were decent. If the restaurant was down my street, I'd visit again to try other dishes, but it's a 35 minute drive away without traffic for an okay experience.

vipOpenTable Diner (Orange County)
Dined on March 10, 2012

While Orange County has numerous Asian restaurants, Malaysian food is not common. This restaurant is a find. Noodle dishes are great. Curries are on the hot side. Surprisingly, the restaurant has a great crime brulee. Prices are quite reasonable. Will return.