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Belacan Grill - Tustin

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

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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
Tustin, California
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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Been here twice. I think Simpang Asia in Culver City is still the best. Of course, having this standard in LA is already not a simple task. On authentic and origin point of view, only the Wat Tan Hor is pretty close, the rest a bit disappointing. Curry Mee is totally out of my favorite list while Char Kway Teow,... More 

Thank pengsangtang
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I have a new profound love for Malaysian Food! Granted this is the only place where I have eaten Malaysian food so I am certainly no expert and can't tell if this place is pretty authentic; but I can definitely say it's tasty!!! I have been here about 4 times already and usually I always make an effort to try... More 

Thank Diego G
Tustin, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank MaineCoonLover
Irvine, California
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170 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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.

Thank klkirby
Newport Beach, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

Thank Allie D
Lebanon, Ohio
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89 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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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88 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank NCTravelingFamily
Dana Point, California
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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 

Thank fwaffarn
North Tustin, California, United States
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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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, Asian, Malaysian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining


Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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