Written by Natasha Christopher
Beef brisket is one of the most intricate dishes to perfect in terms of the juiciness of the meat and the tenderness that overflows your soul. Yes, it sounds exaggerated but that’s exactly how a beef brisket will make you feel. Before we move on further, what is a beef brisket? It is essentially a cut of meat from the breast or lower chest beef or veal in simpler terms. The best way of cooking this is usually by slow cooking for hours to better enhance the tenderness of the meat with smoky flavour for your enjoyment. Beef brisket has been the talk of the town and lately, people have been looking for the best of the best. You can thank us later!
1.Beard Brothers BBQ
These barbequed halal briskets are a labour of love from the cooks by taking almost 20 hours to prep and cook before it’s ready to be served. The result is a juicy and tender fall-off the bones briskets alongside with other famous BBQ meat. The name derives from both owners who are, of course, have beards aim to create accessible and authentic halal alternatives of world cuisine while building an inclusive social community through wholesome good food. Their sandwiches and ramen smoked beef is another must try here as well. Also, it’s a daily occurrence that the meat sells out fast so get there ASAP!
Address: P-G-01, Persiaran Tropicana, Tropicana Avenue, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia 47410
Contact number: 012-319 0962
Business Hours: Tuesday to Friday 12 pm – 2 pm, 6 pm – 10 pm; Saturday to Sunday 11 am – 10 pm
2. Cowboys Food Truck
A place for those seeking for a “brisket ecstasy” experience that’ll have the melt-in-your-mouth sensation. Cowboys Food Truck crew can roll-up anywhere and whip fresh and juicy briskets as they smoke in-house for about nine to twelve hours. Some of the places they’ll be at are in TAPAK urban street dining in TTDI and few other private or open events. Check on their social media pages @cowboysfoodtruck to see where they are at. Besides briskets, they offer a wide range of backyard BBQ food like homemade burgers, hotdogs, tacos and chicken wings. It’s a halal American styled barbeque so practically anyone can try them! Plus sauces are all homemade.
Address: Persiaran Zaaba, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact number: 019-2518072
Business Hours: Tuesday to Saturday opens from 7 pm to 12 am. Sunday and Monday closed.
3. Karnivor Malaya
This newcomer to the brisket business has earned its spot here in this list. Thanks to their generous and affordable choices of platter and food that served. In a platter, you’ll be served with tender smoked brisket, rosemary lamb, mediterranean rice, sweet potato fries and even ribs. Another favourite here is their juicy smoked beef brisket combined with brioche burger bread and wagyu brisket. Located in Bukit Jelutong in Shah Alam, this halal Texas smoked style BBQ can be crowded upon entering during dinner time. It’s easy to find as there is plenty of signage and is located on the 1st floor. Or just simply smell the smoked brisket, it might just lead you easily to its location.
Address: No. J-G-95, Courtyard Plaza Jelutong, 5C, Persiaran Gerbang Utama, Bukit Jelutong 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor
Contact number: 010-9203239
Operation hours: 5 pm until 10 pm. Closed every Wednesday
4. Burnin’ Pit
Regarded as one of the top places to get your brisket beef fixed! It’s a full-flavour barbecue dining experience in a welcoming American atmosphere. A team of seasoned chefs, dedicated front-of-house and an award-winning interior designer has turned that vision into reality. When it comes to its highly sort after briskets, they adopted the low and slow barbecue technique. Sometimes when you’re passing by the shop early in the morning, you can just smell the burning and smoked beef aroma which is cooked no fewer than 14 hours. It’s a family-friendly barbecue restaurant that also serves seafood besides their famous smoked meats and briskets. Make sure you head upstairs as it is decorated in a 1920s speakeasy-style for intimate dine and drink.
Address: 24, Jalan 24/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact number: 013-3993920
Business Hours: Opens daily from 12 pm to 11 pm. Monday and Tuesday operation ends at 12 am.
5. Yung Kee Beef Noodles
This place is known to be the “beefiest” noodle house in Klang Valley area. There’s always something about beef noodles soup that comforts your tummy. What more with the most tender beef brisket don in hot and delicious broth soup? Its brisket here is a best seller and they have speciality cuts like Kobe, wagyu, and US striploin. They also have a mix of brisket and tendon in a bowl. Yung Kee is also famous for its dry style noodles which comes with peanut and thick sauce. The beef noodle is a must try with their chilli sauce as well. For the soup, it’s flavorful and aromatic soup would entice you right away.
Address: Pudu: 9 Jalan Kancil, Pudu, 55100 KL, Damansara: 16-1, Jalan PJU 8/5E, Bandar Damansara Perdana
Contact number: 012-6397293
Pudu: Opens daily from 8:30am to 5 pm
Damansara: Opens daily from 10 am to 9 am. Sat – Sun (9 am to 9 pm)
6. Mom’s BBQ
Mom’s cooking signifies the essence of what homemade food is all about and that’s what Mom’s BBQ mission is behind serving their food. This Texas slow barbecue is hitting all the right spots when you’ve endeavoured their famous briskets. Run by two brothers, they strive to ensure the beef brisket is tender, has an intense flavour and juicy for the most part. Mom’s BBQ checks out all the beef brisket box perfection. Among their other offers include pulled lamb, beef brisket sandwich, and pastrami. It’s a mobile kitchen so you can catch them mainly in TAPAK in TTDI area.
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Address: Maybank TTDI car park, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad 3, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact number: 019-2248078
Business Hours: Opens from Monday to Saturday from 6.30 pm – 12 am. Sunday CLOSED.
7. Opium KL
*PORK FREE, ALCOHOL SERVED
In the hustle and bustle of the main party streets of Changkat Bukit Bintang, lies Opium KL, that place one of the best Asian food here with a twist. Its interior speaks for itself. Furnished with age-old artifacts such as an opium bed in the Rose Room, opium pipes and huge Chinese wine pots displayed vividly at the Communal area, the outlet aspires the 1930s-1960s. Their delicious briskets are available through cuisine served there such as Beef Kut The Noodles, and the Beef Brisket& Tendon Stew. Also available are oriental delights like dumpling, rendang and to name a few.
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Address: 50 Changkat Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact number: 03-21425670
Business Hours: Opens daily from Monday to Sunday, 12 pm – 2.30 pm, 5 pm – 1 am. Sunday opens from 5 pm to 1 am.
8. T Bob’s Corner
This famous Singaporean steakhouse is now in Subang Jaya. It is one of Singapore’s top halal steakhouse serving it customers with juicy tomahawk steaks, rack of lamb and wonderfully tender briskets. The beef brisket which is cooked in Texan style BBQ, is slow and low cooked for up to 12 to 16 hours. It is used with local woods like mango trees, rambutan trees, and many other to infuse beautiful flavours in. With the briskets, you’ll be served with gherkins, cannellini bean stew, mini bread roll, grilled corn, mashed potato and salad as the side. You won’t need a knife to cut through the meat as it is tender and remains moist.
Address: 26-1, Jalan USJ9/5P, Subang Business Centre, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor
Contact number: 03-80117309
Business Hours: Open Monday to Friday: 12 pm to 3pm; 6pm to 10pm; Saturday to Sunday: 12pm to 11pm
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