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Malaya Kitchen

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8200 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277-9731
(704 )541-6668
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Cannot stop ourselves to go here at least twice a month. Food is full of flavor. We do look through the menu but order the same items every time we go. They have a special combo menu for lunch which comes with a drink and salad ( with there house made ginger dressing). They do specialize in 'curry'. They are... More 

Thank Snowhite2020
Granger, Indiana
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Being a Malaysian, I had high hopes and pride. Ordered Curry Laksa and it's NOT what I expected. Flavor missing, ingredients wrong and just not LAKSA. Lost appetite! Won't return. Service was horrible. I'm sad, disappointed and embarrassed. Calling yourself Malaya Kichen and fail to introduce or serve up authentic dishes, is just plain wrong.

Thank JonlindaAng
Karachi, Pakistan
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157 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

No trip to Charlotte is complete without a visit to Malaya Kitchen. The house specialties- Roti Kanai, Laksa Curry, Cilantro Chicken and Garlic chicken remain our favourites. The food is fresh, flavourful and spicy, as needed! Service continues to be friendly and responsive - great to see that in these changing times, some things remain consistent.

Thank veer2808
Charlotte, NC
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Whole meal not good. Hardly ate a bite of soup and spring rolls. Soup had zero flavor and spring rolls were not supposed to have meat but they did. When I questioned it they kept denying the meat even when I showed them what appeared to be ground pork. They saw how little and knew I was disappointed with spring... More 

Thank hannahjenny
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I went with some coworkers who frequent the restaurant and let them order several of their favorites to share. We had Roti Kanar for appetizer, which had great curry flavor. Then we had lettuce wraps, curry fish, and salted fish. The fish was red snapper, whole fish(can substitute salmon). Cooked perfectly. Salted fish was completely new for me, like its... More 

Thank Jeffrey P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The food is consistently good. There is a nice selection of Chinese/Thai/Curry dishes. Try the Sarang Barong (sp?), it's on the menu with the specials. Great service, they remember you when you return. Prices are good for the quality.

Thank Work2Travel4Ever
Calabash, North Carolina
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124 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We were in the mood for some Asian food but couldn't decide which. Malaysian sounded like a good mix of the best of them so we gave it a try. My wife and I were both very pleased with the extremely patient, helpful, and kind service and our food was excellent. I had the meegorang with chicken and my wife... More 

Thank YankeeElitist
Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

Not Thai, not Chinese, not Malaysian and not Americanized Asian food. But a blend of Asian cuisine. You have your standard fares such as Pad Thai which is very good. But we got the Spicy Shrimp with Garlic and the Spicy Cilantro Chicken and both were excellent. No aftertaste of too much salt (like another Thai place in downtown Charlotte).... More 

Thank traveler6183
Karachi, Pakistan
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157 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

After our excellent experience with Malaya Kitchen during our visit to Charlotte two years ago, I was dying to eat there on my present trip. I was not disappointed - the Vegetable Curry Laksa and the Cilantro Chicken were just as yummy as I remembered them! The kids had garlic chicken and Lo Mein noodles which they loved. The service... More 

Thank veer2808
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

This place is better then any Chinese restaurant in Charlotte. We've eaten here several times and each time was just as good the last. I highly recommend the Garlic & Scallion Chicken.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Thai, Malaysian, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8200 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28277-9731
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704 )541-6668

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?