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A Guide to Halal Food in North Jersey For Ramadan

by Lisa Batitto
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Ramadan is now in full swing, a time in which Muslims around the world practice spiritual reflection, fasting, and prayer. Many practicing Muslims also prioritize consuming halal food, which refers to dishes prepared + served in accordance with Islamic dietary laws. Luckily, there are plenty of spots in the North Jersey area serving up delicious halal options — some of which serve exclusively halal food. For a convenient (and delicious) way to break the Ramadan fast, we’ve rounded up a list of local spots with halal food.  

Krispy Krust Pizza I 2228 US-130, North Brunswick Township

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This all-halal restaurant serves Italian food at reasonable prices. Favorites include the paninis and the crispy chicken pizza with ranch and buffalo sauce. They have a special menu for Ramadan as well.

Baithakh I 1980 NJ-27, North Brunswick Township

This newly opened halal restaurant is getting praise for its delicious Pakistani dishes. During Ramadan, they offer a Sahoor buffet, beginning at 2 am. You can also order from the catering menu, which includes dishes like chana masala.

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Espetadas I 318 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway


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Are you looking for a delicious way to break your fast? Stop by this halal Portuguese grill house and enjoy a scrumptious Iftar feast. Free samosas, dates, and Roohafza are included.

Tastee Platters I Multiple Locations

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Tastee Platters is a popular restaurant chain that offers a diverse range of halal menu options, including falafel, chicken shawarma, salads, and wings. Don’t forget their famous banana pudding. These restaurants provide a delicious and convenient way for Muslims to break their fast during Ramadan while also enjoying a diverse range of halal food options.

The Bosphorus I 226 Franklin Ave B, Nutley


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You’ll find a variety of Turkish and Mediterranean dishes on the menu. They have many halal options on their menu, including lamb chops, grilled chicken, and stuffed grape leaves. One of their most popular halal dishes is the beyti kebab, which is chopped lamb marinated in tomato sauce and served with yogurt.

Afghan Kabob and Grill I 468 Renaissance Rd, North Brunswick Township

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 This restaurant serves authentic Afghan cuisine. Their menu has various halal options, including lamb chops, chicken kebab, and beef kabob. One of their standout halal dishes is lamb curry, cooked with tomatoes, garlic, and spices.

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Rumi Turkish Grill I 67 Greene St, Jersey City


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Rumi Turkish Grill is known for its authentic Turkish cuisine and halal options. Their menu includes traditional dishes like lamb shish kebab, mini dumplings stuffed with beef, and Turkish pide. One of their standout halal dishes is the combo platter, which features a variety of meats, including lamb adana, chicken shish kebab, and kofte.

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