There is a large Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern community in Orlando and that means there are several great halal restaurants to pick from. Considered by most as a healthy option due to the grilled meats and limited use of oils, these restaurants are sure to be on the list of those looking to pinch on the calories but not on taste.
Nestled in the heart of Kensington Market in downtown Toronto, Burgernator has been serving up specialty Halal burgers for almost a decade. Kensington Market is a highly walkable area in downtown with many specialty and artisan food shops, markets and restaurants. The mission of Burgernator is to rid “the city (Toronto) of half-hearted and overcooked burgers, processed cheese, and questionable toppings”. To say the least, they are winning this battle.
The Wing Craze looks like it is here to stay. They are a great comfort food for friends and family to bond over. Some like their wings spicy, some like it tangy, some like it sweet. This list details some of the best spots to go for Halal Chicken Wings in Orlando.
Universal Studios in Orlando is a magnet for roller coaster enthusiasts looking for thrills and speed. But working up a healthy appetite after a long day at the attractions, what’s a hungry Muggle looking for Halal eats supposed to do? (see what I did there, Harry Potter Reference). Finding the best Halal restaurants around the theme park can be time consuming. But don’t worry, Halal Food Guru has you covered.
Top 5 places to get a Halal Burger in Orlando, FL
With the opening of many new Halal Fast-Food restaurants in Orlando, the burger arms race has really fired up, much to the joy of locals and visitors alike. While this list is not comprehensive, it should resonate with patrons on where to get some of the best halal burgers in Orlando, Florida.
While the Philly cheesesteak has its origins in Philadelphia, it has been an anchor of the Halal fast-food scene in Orlando and Central Florida for decades. Almost every Halal fast-food restaurant has their version on the menu. With cheese, flat-top grilled slices of steak (or gyro) mixed with onions and peppers all wrapped in a bun, how can you go wrong?
Located in Richmond Hill, a northern suburb of Toronto, Al’s Pizzeria and Grill has opened recently offering an array of specialty Pizzas and fast food options. They have made a big impact on the local Muslims by offering quality pizza at an affordable price. Furthermore, they stress the importance of using quality ingredients and Halal meats in their dishes. The best part of the restaurant is their big bold cartoon Beaver in a Canadian T-Shirt. You know this place is good if a Canadian Beaver is endorsing it.
Tenders Chicken, located on the east side of Orlando is a Halal fast-food restaurant that serves of creative dishes using breaded or grilled chicken strips as its base for inspiration. It is more commonly known as Tenders UCF as it is located near the University of Central Florida (UCF).
The newest fast-food hot spot to hit the Orlando Halal food scene is Burgers and Biryani Express (B&B Express) in Kissimmee. They have been open for about 6 months and are enjoying success by offering a menu that combines the best cuisine and inspiration of both the East and West.
Eid is the celebration at the end of Ramadhan. It is a time to rejoice for all that was accomplished during the month including fasting, praying and reconnecting with family and friends. Many families have strong tradition of getting together and celebrating over a lavish meal on Eid day. With growing families and busier schedules, some families have opted to catering or celebrating at a local Halal restaurant so everyone can enjoy and not worry about the dishes after.