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8 Best Restaurants in Arab Street [2023]

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If you’re looking for a taste of the Orient or a unique culinary experience, look no further than Arab Street. This vibrant district is home to some of the best and most interesting and innovative restaurants in Singapore. From traditional Indian curries to spicy Malaysian fare, there’s something for everyone here. To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve put together a list of 8 of the best restaurants in Arab Street.

So if you’re looking for an amazing meal, be sure to check out one of these amazing restaurants!

1. Beirut Grill

Beirut Grill - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Beirut Grill)
Beirut Grill – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Beirut Grill)
Key ServicesLebanese restaurant
Address72 Bussorah St, Singapore 199485
Phone+65 9069 1925
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday:
11.30am – 10.00pm

Since 2009, Beirut Grill is serving their own version of the best Middle Eastern cuisine and experience.

A one-of-a-kind dining experience with a twist, Beirut Grill has been offering some of the finest Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine in Asia, and it will undoubtedly excite and delight your senses with its mouthwatering Mezza infused with olive oil, spices, and herbs. All important spices and herbs are imported from shops.

Key Differentiators


Customer Testimonial

A cozy restaurant located in the Arab quarter, not far away from the Sultan mosque but in a more quiet part. Good selection of delicious vegetarian food (that we completely obliterated) and very refreshing mocktails. Amar, our very gracious host, made the already great experience even better. Will definitely come again.

Damir Soldić

2. All Things Delicious

All Things Delicious - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Facebook)
All Things Delicious – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Facebook)
Key ServicesCafe
Address34 Arab St, #01-01, Singapore 199733
Phone+65 6291 4252
Operating HoursDaily: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

This charming bakery-cafe creates delectable breads and pastries that bear the name to perfection. Although they aren’t your traditional rounded scones, the triangular, soft Scottish ones are no less delicious with toppings like gula melaka and orange cranberry crying out for generous spreads of salted butter.

They serve food for a hearty breakfast, pasta and rice bowls, which are all delicious!

Key Differentiators

  • A bustling cafe by day
  • Serving fresh baked goods & wholesome foods
  • Halal

Customer Testimonial

First time trying but it was home delivery so can’t comment on service and food in shop.
Delivery was on time within scheduled time. Food came hot despite delivery from Arab street to Yishun and dessert (fruit tart)’s crust still has some crispiness after we ate 3 hours from delivery time. We did place in refrigerator after it arrived.
Totally love the mixed berry tart!!
Salmon portion was large and love the avocado that came with it. Delicious too (just like the shop name!) Can’t comment on other food my friends are.
It’s halal too so my Muslim friends can eat!

Qian Wen

3. The Ramen Stall

The Ramen Stall - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: The Ramen Stall)
The Ramen Stall – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: The Ramen Stall)
Key ServicesRamen restaurant
Address787 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198755
Phone+65 6655 0800
Operating HoursSun-Thurs: 11am to 11pm (Last Order 10.30pm)
Fri-Sat: 11am to 2am (Last Order 1:30AM)

The Ramen Stall was built with all of its patrons in mind, providing genuine Japanese cuisine prepared with the highest quality ingredients for Singapore residents to enjoy and visitors to experience a Singaporean spin on classic Japanese cooking methods.

They begin their magic by boiling meat and bones for 30 hours to produce a flavorful, milky, and smooth texture in our Ramen broth. With no shortcuts taken, and no artificial additives used.

Key Differentiators

  • Halal restaurant
  • Serves Japanese cuisine
  • Uniquely local flavour

Customer Testimonial

Staff was kind enough to hold the food till it’s time to break our fast, talk bout Japanese hospitality! Wow! Absolutely rare!
Food was delicious of course! Ramen was served hot! My favourite Okonomiyaki still taste the same and crispy!

BellyJay 88

4. Rakuya

Rakuya - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Rakuya)
Rakuya – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Rakuya)
Key ServicesModern izakaya restaurant
Address89 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428790
Phone+65 9189 6459
Operating HoursTuesdays to Sundays : 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 9.30pm
Public Holidays : 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 9.30pm

Rakuya serves traditional Japanese cuisine with a unique fusion twist. With the use of uncommon combinations of ingredients, its omakase and bar bites menus will delight and amaze you. The end product is an exquisite and unforgettable dinner that takes your taste buds on a journey across Asia.

Aside from the promise of delectable cuisine and regular menu modifications to keep things interesting, visitors may anticipate enjoying a wide variety of sakes, including seasonal selections, from all corners of Japan.

Rakuya also offers inexpensive set lunches and a la carte plates that are prepared omakase-style.

Key Differentiators

  • Promise of good food
  • Omakase and bar bites
  • Classic Japanese cuisine with a fusion twist

Customer Testimonial

Excellent place in this neighbourhood for an affordable Omakase experience
They change the menu monthly so there will always be new items to share regular guests.
Service was excellent as usual and the Suzukagawa sake recommendation was spot on with just a hint of sweetness and mildly fragrant.
Foodwise we have never been disappointed so far, being pleasing to the eye and tasting just as lovely

phillip lim

5. Dim Sum Place

Dim Sum Place - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Dim Sum Place)
Dim Sum Place – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Dim Sum Place)
Key ServicesNo-frills restaurant serving up a variety of halal-certified, traditional Cantonese dishes & soups.
Address791 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198759
Phone+65 6655 8787
Operating HoursSun-Thurs: 11AM-11PM (Last Order 10:30PM)
Fri-Sat: 11AM-2AM (Last Order 1:30AM)

When you dine at our dim sum restaurant, you may enjoy authentic Cantonese cuisine! Dim sum dishes, noodles, seafood, roast meats, and desserts are all available on their menu.

Whether you pick to eat at their Chinese dim sum restaurant or get a dim sum delivery, you’ll enjoy a flavorful and pleasant dining experience when you dine with The Dim Sum Place!

Key Differentiators

  • Centrally located
  • Ease of inclusive family gatherings
  • Items made fresh twice daily

Customer Testimonial

Firstly, their customer service grade is A+. The waitress ensure that we have all our orders served. The food is great and we were well served. My favourite dish since 2019 is the Beef Brisket Noodle (Dry). You should try!


6. Symmetry

Symmetry - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Symmetry)
Symmetry – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Symmetry)
Key ServicesCozy, modern bar & restaurant serving French-styled sharing plates, global mains & weekend brunch.
Address9 Jln Kubor, #01-01, Singapore 199206
Phone+65 6291 9901
Operating HoursMonday:
10:30 AM – 9:00 PM
10:30 AM – 11:00 PM
10:30 AM – 11:00 PM
10:30 AM – 11:00 PM
10:30 AM – 11:00 PM
9:00 AM – 12:15 AM
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Symmetry is an all-day dining and bar with the laid-back attitude of Australian life, which has been open since 2012.

Sip delicious contemporary Australian dishes expertly prepared with high-quality, fresh ingredients, as well as clever cocktails and pleasant conversation. Symmetry is a fantastic social hub for all events, whether it’s a business lunch, a romantic dinner or an after-work beverage.

Key Differentiators

  • Restaurant and bar
  • Feel instantly welcomed
  • Coffee, food, drinks, music and people sync

Customer Testimonial

Cozy, green and beautiful. Sat outdoors. Loved the coffee (tried the capp and the coconut cold brew). The food was just as delicious as it was pretty and colourful – really enjoyed the ‘crab on toast’ and the waffles. Would definitely go back and recommend to friends too!

Akriti Vij

7. Zam Zam

Zam Zam - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Zam Zam)
Zam Zam – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Zam Zam)
Key ServicesLong-standing restaurant in a colorful 1908 shophouse offering Malaysian & Indian cuisine.
Address697-699 North Bridge Rd, Singapore 198675
Phone+65 6298 6320
Operating HoursMonday – Sunday : 07:00 – 23:00

Singapore Zam Zam, which was founded in 1908, is one of the most well-known Indian-Muslim eateries in Singapore.

This restaurant, which has been serving up some of the best Nasi biryani in Singapore for almost a century, is open seven days a week and is well recognized for perfecting Nasi biryani, murtabak, roti prata, and other foods.

The restaurant is a two-story structure with basic but pleasant and warm seating. The staff is nice and willing to assist whenever possible.

Key Differentiators

  • Spacious location
  • Friendly staff
  • Long perfected Indian cuisines

Customer Testimonial

Enjoy the food and atmosphere here, various food choices and u can even talk to those local people who come after work! For tourists, the opening hours for Singapore Zam Zam is long enough for your to come after shopping.

Elam Kwok

8. Alaturka

Alaturka - Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Alaturka)
Alaturka – Arab Street Restaurant (Credit: Alaturka)
Key ServicesMediterranean & Turkish Restaurant
Address15 Bussorah St, Singapore 199436
Phone+65 9434 6026
Operating HoursDaily: 11:30am to 10:30pm
Last order at 10:00pm

Alaturka is a restaurant in historic Kampong Glam that serves exquisite Mediterranean cuisine prepared by the most experienced Turkish chefs.

They have opened their doors in May 2005 in the historic Arab Street enclave, where they’ve been serving high-quality versions of classic dishes as well as delicious new departures into uncharted culinary territories.

Also, they were awarded the Michelin Guide Singapore Bib Gourmand in 2016, and continue to strive to offer Turkey’s genuine flavor of Singapore.

Key Differentiators

  • Delicious authentic Turkish cuisine.
  • A warm welcome awaits you
  • Prepared by the most experienced of Turkish chefs

Customer Testimonial

This is the first time I tried Turkish food. All dishes are very nice! Not only appetizers but also main dish all great! We also ordered less sweet desserts ❤️‍ ❤️‍ ❤️‍ ❤️‍ love it. Apple tea good as well


Arab Street Restaurant

There you have it! We have featured another great street for you and your friends and family to visit!

If you’re looking for a unique culinary experience, be sure to check out one of the amazing restaurants on Arab Street! From traditional Indian curries to spicy Malaysian fare, there’s something for everyone here. To help you narrow down your choices, we’ve put together a list of 10 of the best Arab street restaurants.

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Singapore. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Singapore. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Singapore has to offer.