Guru’s Top 5: Best Halal Restaurants in Orlando

After a long day enjoying the Orlando Theme Parks, find comfort in being able to visit local restaurant that serve Halal meals. Thankfully, there are a variety of Halal restaurants across the city to cater to all tastes, cuisines and budgets.

While not comprehensive, this list of the Top 5 Best Halal Spots in Orlando is a good start as you explore “the City Beautiful”. We focused this list on Muslim owned businesses who offer full Halal menus for guests. If you’re looking for Halal restaurants around Universal check out our TOP 5 Halal spots around Universal.

1. O’town Burger and Wings

Family owned, this Halal fast-food joint opened in 2016. Using Halal Angus Beef charcoal grilled, they changed the Halal Burger Game in Orlando, earning them the top spot in our list of TOP 5 Halal Burgers in Orlando. Located about 20 minutes away from the Tourist District and Theme Parks, it’s well worth the drive.

Halal Burger O'Town Burger and Wings Orlando
Burger, Fries, Wings and Chicken Salad from O’Town Burger and Wings

2. Oh My Gyro (OMG)

Opened in 2016 by a family that moved from New York City. They brought with them the Street Food craze of Halal Cart Food also known as Chicken or Gyro over rice. The food quality and service are consistently excellent. They have also expanded their menu to include NY steaks, Grilled chicken and burgers amongst other things. They are not associated with Halal Guys which opened in Orlando, near UCF in late 2017, but they do bring back the nostalgia of “the Big City” streets with their atmosphere and restaurant décor.

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Chicken and Gyro (mixed platter) over rice with White Sauce from OMG!

3. Chaat House

According to their website, their goal is provide customers with “lots of unique dishes under one roof. You can find it all.” Indian, Chinese, American, Middle-Eastern, Italian cuisine all in one spot. This location has ample seating ideal for large families to dine in and they offer great value for their menu portions. The Pizza and Chinese menu are especially popular amongst patrons. In fact they made our list TOP 5: Best Halal Pizza Spots in Orlando.

Beef and Chicken with Fried Rice with Nihari from Chaat House
Items from the Chinese and Indian Menu from Chaat House

4. Cozee Café

Located North of Orlando, about 30 to 40 minute drive from the main Attraction Hub of Disney and Universal Studios, this Halal restaurant provides a comfortable, trendy and calm atmosphere for family and friends to relax and enjoy a nice meal. With indoor and outdoor seating capable of accommodating large parties, this Halal restaurant provides American classics with an Indian and East African twist. With their culinary creativity they earned a spot on the Top 5 list of Best Chicken Sandwiches in Orlando. After the meal, you can indulge in some of the desserts they offer. The Ferrero Roche Milkshake is definitely worth the calorie splurge.

5. Charcoal Zyka

Located near Universal Studios and Seaworld, this Halal restaurant splits the menu into Indian and Grilled meats options. The restaurant has a large dine in area to accommodate large families and the service is consistently courteous. Their menu does offer value and the main attraction for locals are their unique Grill menu like the rotisserie style Portuguese Chicken.

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Portuguese Chicken and Fries from Charcoal Zyka

 

Florida has much to offer to visitors from beaches to theme parks. Exploring all these attraction, it’s easy to build up an appetite. With the many Halal restaurants, you’re sure to find something to suit your needs where ever you are in the city. If you’re looking for Halal spots that are open late, check out our TOP 5: Late Night Halal Eats  in Orlando. Looking for more Halal meal destinations in Florida like Tampa Bay, Jacksonville or Miami, check out our site as we post in-depth, honest reviews to help take the mystery work out researching where to eat on your next trip to the “Sunshine State”.

Agree or disagree with our list? Let us know in the comment section below. As always, share this list with friends and family especially if they are on their way to Orlando, Florida.

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