A Must Try Fast Food in Malaysia! (2022)

Malaysia is a foodie’s paradise, no cap. With a variety of cuisines from many ethnicities and cultures, it is likely the most fascinating country in Asia due to the amalgamation. But there is one thing we can all agree on as Malaysians who love to eat. We can’t deny that McDonald’s, KFC, and Pizza Hut are the best fast food in Malaysia. These fast food restaurants ought to be located in almost every location. But why not try something different and new right? 

Since a long time ago, this fast food company has been dominating the market here in Malaysia until today. It is most likely due to their effective branding marketing (promotion/advertising) and also the great taste and good quality of their products. 

You can’t deny they’re tasty and have become a local favorite for decades, can you? However, keep in mind that there are plenty of other fast food restaurants in this country that you should explore. So in this article, I’m going to show you the top 5 best fast foods that you must try at least once!


Carl’s Jr., founded in 1941, has been a West Coast tradition for nearly eight decades, best recognized for their famous charbroiled burgers. Today, this business has more than 1,000 sites across the U.S. and serves 28 nations globally.

In 2008, the first Carl’s Jr. restaurant opened its doors in Kuala Lumpur. They were subsidiaries of CKE Restaurants Inc, a Singapore-based franchisee. Aspac F&B SDN. BHD, signed the contract to open the franchise restaurant on July 23, 2008. 

Carl’s JR. is known for its piled-high hamburgers, fries and also shakes. This establishment provides a quintessential all-American experience. The Western Bacon Cheeseburger is the restaurant’s most popular burger. It appears that a classic will never be out of style again.

If you have never had a Western Bacon Cheeseburger before, you should try it right after reading this article. The charbroiled beef patty that is topped with ham, cheddar cheese, and mayonnaise, gives you the western vibes back in 80’s

Location: Subang Jaya SS15

Hours: 12.00pm – 10.00pm Daily

Address: 2, Jalan SS 15/8b, Ss 15, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Services: Dine in, Take-away, Delivery (Foodpanda & GrabFood Available)

Phone: 012-401 5585    

Websites: http://www.carlsjr.com


Have you heard of Taco Bell before? If not, then let’s ‘taco’ bout it. Last year, news that Taco Bell would finally landed on Malaysian soil made Malaysians giggle with delight, and after months of anticipation, the popular American fast-food chain opened its first outlet in the country at Cottage Walk, Cyberjaya, in April 2021, attracting long lines of excited customers on its opening week.

For many years, Cinnamon Twists, Crunch-Wrap Supremes, and Supreme Tacos were the stuff of fantasies for hungry Malaysians yearning for an authentic taste of one of America’s most famous fast food businesses. But fret no more, Malaysians, as Taco Bell has finally touched down on our land and officially opened its doors back on April 2, earlier this year. 

Before you get started, note that all ingredients used at Taco Bell Malaysia are from halal-certified sources. One can’t possibly leave Taco Bell without trying the famous hexagon meaty delight, named Crunch-Wrap Supreme. Hold on, why don’t you give it a try and later we can ‘taco’ about it. 

Location: Cyberjaya

Hours: 09.00am – 10.00pm Daily

Address: Lot SD2 Cottage Walk, off Jalan Persiaran APEC, Cyberjaya, 63000

Services: Dine in, Take-away, Delivery (GrabFood Available)

Phone: 03 8213 0100         

Websites: https://tacobell.com.my 


It was 1963, and something new was happening on the lowly streets of Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kuala Lumpur. The legendary A&W made it into Malaysian history when it became the first fast food restaurant to open in the country. 

Two years later, the first epic drive-in A&W restaurant opened in PJ Sec 52 New Town, Petaling Jaya, paving the path for additional fast-food restaurants to follow. With the flow of time, A&W was gradually overshadowed by an ever-expanding cornucopia of fast food options in a highly competitive sector.

Don’t forget to bring your friends, family, cousin, partner or even spouse to this outlet as A&W,  a pioneer in the Malaysian fast food business, is now planning a massive comeback to relieve its glory days and recover the hearts and minds of a new generation of discerning consumers, leveraging on its rich past and reputation in Malaysia. 

Location: Petaling Jaya

Hours: 08.00am – 12.00 midnight (Daily)

Address: No 9, Lorong Sultan, Pjs 52, 46000 Petaling Jaya, Selangor 

Services: Dine in, Take-away, Delivery (Foodpanda Available)

Phone: 03-7932 4533          

Websites: http://www.anwmalaysia.com.my


Five Guys opened their first outlet in Malaysia at Resort World Genting, Genting Highlands. On October 25th and already received a lot of positive feedback. The fast food restaurant has a 2,600-square-foot area at Sky Avenue Mall and can seat up to 50 people. It sells cheeseburgers, hot dogs, and milkshakes, which may appear to be standard fare for Western fast food. 

Five Guys allows you to customize your burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches. Toppings include lettuce, onion, ketchup, mustard, mayo, pickles, grilled mushrooms, jalapeño peppers, relish, Bar-B-Que Sauce, and many more.

However, customization does not end there. You can even customize their milkshakes. They will include “eight complimentary mix-ins,” such as salted caramel, chocolate, and malted milk. Other than that, Five Guys is also opening their second outlet at the heart of Kuala Lumpur soon. It will be located at Pavilion KL, Bukit Bintang. 

Location: Genting Highland

Hours: 11.00am – 10.00pm (Daily)

Address: Lot SA – T2A – 25, SkyAvenue, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang

Services: Dine in and take-away only

Phone: 03-6101 1026

Websites: https://www.fiveguys.my


Ramly burgers have been the most influential burgers of all time for the majority of Malaysians who grew up eating them from stalls wrapped with Ramly labeled paper. From the roadside to one of the biggest local burger chains. Even most of the meat used by the other burger stalls is also from the Ramly brand.

If you didn’t already know, Ramly also owns fast food eateries called Ramly Halal Kiosks, in addition to its retail products and roadside stands. There are some people who don’t know that Ramly has a few fast-food restaurants. They resembled popular fast-food chain items, but some people didn’t realise it. They might picture it as resembling one of those tasty stall burgers. But, no, that’s just another level of fast-food restaurants that have been there for a long time. Assuming we haven’t spotted it. 

Burgers aren’t the only thing they serve. They also have lamb chops, fish and chips, grilled chicken, and more on their Western menu. It ranges from beef burgers to fish and prawn patties. There are a lot of meaty goodness of burgers to choose from.

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Hours: 08.30am – 08.00pm

Address:  Kampung Batu Muda, 51100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

Services: Dine in, take-away and delivery (Foodpanda and GrabFood Available)

Phone: 03-6257 2020

Websites: https://www.ramly.com.my

*Note that all image sources are taken from google*

Hazique Zairill
Hazique Zairill
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