After a quick stop at Starling Mall recently, as I was rounding the block on my way out, I noticed D’Atas Restaurant. I suppose it is somewhat a new addition to the area. Located on the Ground floor, next to Starbucks, it always seemed lively whenever I’ve driven past it since.
During a recent visit to Starling Mall, I happened to come across D’Atas Restaurant as I was exiting the area. Positioned on the Ground floor, next to Starbucks, this establishment has caught my attention with its buzz of activity. I’ve drive passed it several time since and it looked lively, especially evening onwards. It piqued my interest and upon some checking online, Google review shows an average score of 5/5 from over 140 people. Such a flawless score certainly merits a visit. That was how I found myself here, finally dropping by for a visit.
I dropped by during dinner time and the setting is what I’d refer to as ‘romantic’. It was dimly lit, soft light with yellow glow – it sets the slow and easy going vibe, with an easy flow of conversations.
As for customer service, I do concur with the positive reviews in regards to this aspect. It was good. We were attended to as soon as we stepped in and the waiter was friendly. Chatty without infringing on our privacies and was helpful, assisted us when we needed help with our order.
Grilled Lamb Skewers, RM 20
This is apparently a crowd favorite and we decided to give it a try. It included 5 sticks of nicely seasoned meat with a soft and juicy texture. If is more than good enough to eat on its own or you can dunk it into the homemade mint sauce that comes on the side. This starter was one we enjoyed.
Classic Chicken Burger, RM 28
The burger was good too. It included grilled homemade chicken patty with melted cheese, egg, onions, tomatoes and pickles topped with sesame buns with a side of cajun fries. It was a tasty dish but as someone who regularly eat burgers at various cafes, the burger has to stand out to get noticed. This was a good burger but did not leave a lasting impression on me. On hindsight, I should have ordered their Curry Laksa instead as I was told that for noodles, that dish is a crowd pleaser. I suppose if you are someone who rarely eats burgers, you might enjoy the dish more than I did.
Kampung Fried Rice, RM 18
This dish I enjoyed, it was delicious. Every spoonful of it was simply divine. The dish consisted of fried rice with chicken, anchovies, belacan and an egg with a side of fish crackers, homemade chili paste and pickled vegetables. It was a good dish, ticked all the flavor and taste boxes for me and is one I had no regrets ordering.
Overall, food was good and so was the customer service and ambiance. If I am in the area again and in the mood for some Curry Laksa, I look forward to trying it here. As I was told that it is their crowd favorite, I assume it would be delicious.
Address: 108G, Jalan SS 21/39, Uptown, Damansara Utama, Petaling Jaya. (Next to Starbucks)
Opening hours: Mondays to Saturdays, 3 pm – 1 am.
Contact Number: 010 – 248 1356
Signing out now, Ciao.