Malaysia, get ready to shake it up: Shake Shack is coming to KL

ShackBurger double. Photo: Shake Shack
ShackBurger double. Photo: Shake Shack

The popular American burger chain Shake Shack has announced that it will open its first outlet in Malaysia at The Exchange TRX, a new mall in Kuala Lumpur, in 2023. 

Shake Shack, which started as a hot dog cart in New York’s Madison Square Park in 2004, has grown into a global phenomenon with over 470 outlets in 32 US states and more than 165 international locations in cities such as London, Singapore, and, very soon, Kuala Lumpur.

Shake Shack is known for its elevated, modern and fun versions of American classics, made with premium ingredients and cooked to order. The menu features signature items such as the ShackBurger, a cheeseburger topped with lettuce, tomato and ShackSauce; the Chicken Shack, a crispy chicken sandwich with lettuce, pickles and buttermilk herb mayo; the ‘Shroom Burger, a vegetarian option with a crisp-fried portobello mushroom filled with melted cheese; and the Crinkle-Cut Fries, which can be ordered plain or with cheese sauce.

Shake Shack also offers a variety of shakes, frozen custards and concretes (dense frozen custards blended with mix-ins), such as the Shack Attack, a chocolate custard with fudge sauce, chocolate truffle cookie dough and chocolate sprinkles. In addition to these classics, Shake Shack Malaysia will reportedly introduce some exclusive menu items that will cater to the local palate and preferences.

Though there is no specific opening date for Shake Shack’s first Malaysia outlet, we know that The Exchange TRX is opening on Nov. 2023. Stay tuned for more information on Shake Shack Malaysia’s Facebook and Instagram pages.


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