11 Foreign Countries Markets You Should Do Grocery Shopping in Johor Bahru


Craving for the taste of Chinese food this time then spicy Korean food the next day pretty normal, but looking for a place where you can sate your cravings is challenging. But when you’re in Johor Bahru, this will never be a problem! Aside from the number of restaurants serving different kinds of cuisines, there are also foreign countries markets where you can do buy your favorite foreign foods — from Korea, Japan, Thailand, China, or Vietnam — just in case, you’re planning to have a food trip at home.


1. Jaya Grocer

Jaya Grocer is the largest Malaysian company located at Taman Mount Austin. It sells fresh and premium products for your everyday household needs that are imported from the United States, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, and Taiwan. Jaya Grocer also features exclusive snacks and alcoholic beverages from more than 30 countries.

Location: Austin International Convention Centre, Ground Floor

Business Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm

R&F Mall

Location: R&F Ground Floor

Business Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm


2. Mix.com.my

Mix.com.my is a famous supermarket selling popular snacks like honey butter chips, potato sticks, limited edition Coca Cola, Milo cubes, iced coffee, Tokyo banana, and more. In addition, there are also different kinds of ingredients that you can buy here.

Mix.com.my Austin

Location: No. 23, Jalan Austin Height 3/1, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 7:00am – 2:00am

Mix.com.my Sutera

Location: No. 79, Jalan Sutera Tanjung 8/3, Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 9:00am – 2:00am


3. Give Me Five

Give Me Five, located in Taman Mount Austin, sells foreign foods from Korea, China, Taiwan, and Malaysia.

Location: 16, Jalan Austin Heights 8/2, Taman Mount Austin

Business Hours: 24 Hours


4. Fresh Bazaar

Whether it’s Japanese and Korean ice cream that you’re craving, Fresh Bazaar at Mount Austin offers more than hundreds of flavors to choose from. 

Location: No. 17, Jalan Austin Heights 8/4, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 11:00am – 11:00pm


5. Hangout Grocery

Whether you suddenly find your tummy hungry in the middle of the night or early in the morning, this 24-hour convenience store, Hangout Grocery, is definitely a perfect place to get yourself a healthy breakfast or a midnight snack. There are sandwiches, strawberry cream bread, cake rolls, and pasta, not to mention a range of imported drinks and foods you can grab!

Location: 10, Jalan Austin Heights 3/2, Taman Mount Austin, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 24 Hours


6. FamilyMart Malaysia

FamilyMart is a Japanese convenience store franchise chain, which is also the second largest in the world, selling a variety of foods like oden, matcha cream, rice ball, bento snacks, and beverages.


7. Korea Family Market

This Korean supermarket has been opened for four (4) years now, which is considered the biggest tteokpokki and Korean products supplier. 

Location: 81, Jalan Indah 15/2, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm


8. P – Mart – Grocery

image credit: Google Street View
image credit: Google Street View

P – Mart, is a 20-year-old Japanese supermarket in Taman Pelangi, which is said to be the most popular in Johor Bahru. It sells a variety of Japanese products, as well as various seasonings and ingredients that you may need, in case you want to make your favorite Japanese food at home.

Location: 67, Jalan Perang, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 10:00am – 8:30pm; Closed on Tuesdays


9. Thai Supermarket

Before becoming a retail supermarket about a year ago, Thai supermarket was selling Thai food for every customer. At present, it has two branches in Johor Bahru, one located at Taman Sentosa (Ah Pui Thai Supermarket) and then another at Taman Abad (Nisakorn Thai Mart), where you can buy a variety of Thai products and goodies.

Ah Pui Thai Supermarket (selling Thai food)

Location: 238. Jalan Sutera, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 9:00am – 8:00pm

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ah-Pui-Thai-Food-1575642699402753/

Nisakorn Thai Mart 

Location: 21, Jalan Pelandok, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/NisakornThaiMart/


10. Chinese Supermart 中国超市 (新山)

With the rapid growth and development of Chinese food stalls in Malaysia, locals are starting to love Chinese cuisine. With this, Chinese Supermart has opened in Johor Bahru to cater to the needs of people. It offers local Chinese goods that suit your daily necessities, such as processed foods, instant noodles, snacks or drinks.

Head Office

Location: 6-G, Jalan Bestari 5/2, Jalan Bestari 5/2, Taman Nusa Bestari, 79150 Nusajaya, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 10:00am – 10:00pm

Branch (Taman Pelangi)

Location: 18, Jalan Serampang, Taman Pelangi, 80400 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 10:00am – 11:00pm


11. Vietnam Supermarket

Craving for Vietnamese noodles and its other instant food and goodies? This Vietnamese Supermarket, with two branches in Johor Bahru, definitely has something to appease your cravings!

Taman sentosa Branch: 8, Jalan Sutera 2, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru

Stulang Branch: K1-113, Kompleks Perdagangan Stulang Laut, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, 80300 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 24 Hours 

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