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Pelita Restaurant

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Ranked #1,390 of 2,461 Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Indian, Malaysian, Halal
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
North Wildwood, New Jersey
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309 reviews 309 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Formal name on sign = Pelita nasi kandar. This place was recommended by the concierge at our hotel and was just down the street, but we were not impressed. We had chicken tikka masala and chicken tandoori at this hawker place. The tandoori was quite good but the chicken in the tikka masala was much drier. Portions were modest but... More

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This place isn't as good as it's used to be now that's it's franchised. Their nasi kandar is blah! They have good ambience and clean and they provide decent service. But it's not worth spending that much.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Been here a few times, and everything is less than any other Mamak place where I have been. Simple dishes as Nasi Goreng Kampung are to much to ask. The roti is nothing special and the curries that comes with it are not good either. All the drinks are way to sweet and if you ask for less sweet your... More

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Dusseldorf
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The place is just nearby Petronas Tower and was really close to our Hotel Intercontinental KL. I decided to leave the expensive Hotel Breakfast and try the cheap testy and local one at Pelita a 24 hours restaurant very popular. Roti Canai was made in front of me and i was so fresh and delicious like the lentil curry and... More

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Morton Grove, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I'm not sure about authentic Malay food that we were looking for, but we felt it was more Indian (unless Malay food is primarily of Indian descent contrary to what I searched online). The place was dirty, there was no organization in placing of orders and paying. The food all looked and tasted the same. Only one (amongst 20+) servers... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We used to have our nasi kandar here in Pelita KL, but nowadays these place serve average nasi kandar in a very high price. You can get something similar or better other places. If you are dining, check on the price for the seafood first. You may think it is cheap because its a normal restaurant, but honestly it can... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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288 reviews 288 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

As an avid nasi kandar lover, I used patronise the pelita outlets in KL because you can get almost the same taste and quality around, at anytime of the day. However my last few visits have seen them being up or down. Flavors of the curries have been inconsistent, while made-to-order items are also suffering from this volatile taste differences.... More

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Malaysia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

looks more like the 19th century opium den than a restaurant of the 21st century. not suitable for my family (with little kids) to patronise.

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Kuala Lumpur
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Expensive but if you like Nasi Kandar, then go for it. If you order prawns and squids, be prepare to pay through your nose. The better nasi kandar are all in Penang, not in KL.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I'm not so much into Mamak food but there are variety of food you can choose from. The parking space may be an issue during peak hours.

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Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Indian, Malaysian, Halal

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