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Belacan Grill - Tustin

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Chinese, Indian, Malaysian
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17460 17th Street, Tustin, CA 92780 (Enderlee Center Drive)
714-505-9908
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Neighborhood hangout

This is a favorite neighborhood restaurant. There is something on this menu for everybody. Service is always friendly, offering suggestions or explanations if you are uncertain or unfamiliar. The food is quite tasty and portions are generous.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
MaineCoonLover
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Tustin, California
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Tustin, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a favorite neighborhood restaurant. There is something on this menu for everybody. Service is always friendly, offering suggestions or explanations if you are uncertain or unfamiliar. The food is quite tasty and portions are generous.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had their seafood lemongrass soup, chicken wings, Belacan fried rice, daging kecap manis (beef) and sambal tumis shrimp. Everything was delicious! The beef and shrimp were very spicy but you can ask them to lessen the spice if you wish.

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Newport Beach, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The Malaysian food is here consistently delicious. You would be hard pressed to find better mango chicken. Belacan pronounced 'Bell lot chen' is a style in which the food is prepared. The eggplant belacan is one of our favorites. Daging Kecap Manis is another one of our favorites, a must try.

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Lebanon, Ohio
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Its subtitled a Malyasian Bistro which is more appropriate four this nice restaurant that served outstanding fare! We really annoyed the Crab Rangoon appetizer. Other items we tried were the Coconut Shrimp, Chow Mein, Ayam Masek Merah, Kung Pao Chicken and the Honey Sesame Beef. All were very good and can be recommended. Entrees were between $9.00 and $14.00. Services... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Went for dinner with friends as the food is supposedly really good here. Ordered for some Fresh Coconut and the water was really sweet and refreshing. Tried the Roti Canai and Chicken Wings for starters and the Roti Canai was outstanding. For the main course, we tried the Fish Curry with Rice and Nasi Goreng and Spicy Shrimp Fried Rice.... More 

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South Durham USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

As our week-long family vacation in Southern California drew to a close, we wanted to eat something that we couldn't back home. A quick online search led us to Belacan Grill. OH. WOW! What an amazing, wonderful, tasty delight this was!! The best way to describe Malaysian food is that it is a cross of Thai and Indian -- but... More 

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Dana Point, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Recently refurbished, this eatery continues to serve a wide and representative selection of Malaysian-Asian dishes. Conveniently located off the 55 Freeway with easy parking.... good for a quick lunch or more leisurely dinner. Menu comprises of both Chinese and Malaysian selections. For starters Roti Canai or Curry Puffs are good; followed by a variety of soups ( lemon grass and... More 

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North Tustin, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I happen to like Curry Mei. Theirs is to die for!!! All of their food is well prepared and graciously served! They have several meeting areas which I've used either for intimate meetings or groups upwards of 60 people. Bee is one of the most gracious hostesses you can find! Just so you will know, Malaysian food is similar to... More 

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I have visited this restaurant numerous times, but this time was extremely disappointing. Even though the restaurant was not very occupied (maybe a quarter of tables?) I was seated at a table that did not appear to have been cleaned (water/liquid and crumbs still on table and seats) and the hostess did not respond when I mentioned this observation. I... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We were looking for a Malaysian restaurant near Disneyland California and google returned Belacan grill as an option. We were not disappointed. The menu has a variety of malaysian dishes to try out. We started with Satay (chicken and beef), Roti Canai and Murtabak as starters. The satay peanut sauce is quite authentic. Murtabak is so-so. Roti is very soft... More 

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Additional Information about Belacan Grill - Tustin

Address: 17460 17th Street, Tustin, CA 92780
Phone Number: 714-505-9908
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, Malaysian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17460 17th Street, Tustin, CA 92780
    (Enderlee Center Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
  • Phone Number: 714-505-9908

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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