12 Best Bak Kut Teh to Eat in Johor Bahru

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Good day, foodies! Since JOHORNOW has featured many different dishes and must-eats of almost every district in Johor, today is a perfect day to feature a classic Malaysian cuisine: bak kut teh! The rich broth and flavorful and tender meat just make this dish superb! Let us check out the top 12 best bak kut teh in Johor Bahru! 

 

1. Restoran Sze Hwa (世華(古來)肉骨茶)

 

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Enjoy a bowl of delectable bak kut teh from this restaurant, which was selected as one of the Top 20 Malaysian Bak Kut Teh by according to the diners. The store has a secret recipe that indeed captures the appetite of the people of Johor~

Location: 3, Jalan Seruling 1, Taman Sri Kulai, 81000 Kulai

Business Hours: Tue-Sun, 8:00am – 1:00pm / 2:00pm – 9:00pm

 

2. Kiang Kee Bak Kut Teh 強記肉骨茶

 

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For sure, many people are familiar with Kiang Kee Bak Kut Teh, a famous restaurant in Kota Tinggi.  The aroma pr the broth is indeed appetizing and can be enjoyed with very tender meat. Just a tip, come earlier in order to avoid the crowd wanting to eat here. 

Location: Batu 8, Jalan Mawai, Kampung Haji Mohd Jambi, 81900 Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia

Business Hours: Tue-Sun, 7:30am – 12:00nn

 

3. Soon Huat Bak Kut Teh (顺发肉骨茶)

 

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With more than 40 years in the business, there is no doubt that Soon Huat Bak Kut Teh serves good-quality and delectable bak kut teh! They cook their bak kut teh in a charcoal fire, which tastes sweeter and is less oily. Currently, Soon Huat Bak Kut Teh has more than 20 branches in the entire Johor. 

Location: 236, Jalan Sutera, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Business Hours: Sun-Mon, 8:30am – 9:00pm

 

4. Yeoh’s Bah Kut Teh (吧生杨氏肉骨茶)

 

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Yeoh’s Bah Kut Teh specializes in serving authentic bak kut teh, in which you can choose the meat parts you want to pair to your bak kut teh. It can be pork ribs, cartilage, pork belly, and many more. Although different parts have slightly different tastes, the store makes sure you enjoy the original authentic taste of bak kut teh. 

Location: 52, Jalan Pertama 1, Taman Danga Utama, 81200 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: Mon-Fri, 10:00am – 3:00pm / 6:00pm – 10:00pm ; Sat-Sun, 9:00am – 3:00pm / 6:00pm – 10:00pm

 

5. Hwa Mei Ah Bee Bak Kut Teh (华美亚B肉骨茶)

 

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Bak kut teh is indeed a traditional dish that foodies will always love. If not so, then this restaurant will not take this long in the business, right? Hwa Mei Ah Bee Bak Kut Teh has been serving bak kut teh for more than 50 years now! That is equivalent to two generations! They started as a small stall before and has now captured the hearts of many local diners.

Location: 146, Jalan Lumba Kuda, Bukit Chagar, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 8:30am – 2:00pm; Closed on Mondays

 

6. 好运肉骨茶 (泥鳅王)

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The good smell makes every dish more delicious, and that is how this restaurant attracts its customers. Their bak kut teh has a very sweet smell and the ribs are cut into size perfect for a single bite. In addition, they also have other signature dishes that you should not miss. 

Location: No. 1, Jalan Dedap 6, Taman Johor Jaya

Business Hours: Tue-Sun 10:00am – 9:00pm; Closed on Mondays

Contact: 019-7707 0280

 

7. Ah Soon Bak Kut Teh (亚顺肉骨茶)

 

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One of the local’s favorite bak kut teh is the one from Ah Soon Bak Kut Teh. That is why some need to wait first for available seats before they are able to eat. But waiting is always worth it if your the one that awaits you is a bowl of rich and delicious bak kut teh!

Location: 141, Jalan Keris Satu, Taman Sri Tebrau, 80050 Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 8:00am – 3:00pm; Closed on Mondays

 

8. 皇后59座肉骨茶

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Since the cold season is fast approaching, warm up your stomach by eating something hot and flavorful! 皇后59座肉骨茶 serves delicious bowls of Bak Kut Teh for customers to enjoy even until late at night or even at midnight. For a more challenging dining experience, order the spicy one.

Location: Jalan Perkasa 1, Taman Ungku Tun, Aminah, Skudai, 81300, JB

Business Hours: 7:00pm – 5:30am; Closed on Tuesdays

 

9. Kedai Bak Kut Teh Hin Hock

 

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The bak kut teh of  Kedai Bak Kut Teh Hin Hock is cooked in a charcoal fire. They ensure that their meat ingredients are all fresh before cooking. Aside from our favorite bak kut teh, they also serve other popular dishes that you should try!

Tampoi

Location: Jalan Dato Mohammed Seth, Tampoi, Johor Bahru

Business Hours: 9:30am – 4:30pm; Closed on Mondays

Skudai

Location: No.10, Jalan Pendekar 13, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia

Business Hours: 10:00 – 10:00pm; Closed on Mondays

Contact: 018-794 3431

 

10. Restoran Soon Soon Heng Bak Kut Teh (顺顺兴肉骨茶)

 

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Enjoy authentic Chaozhou-style bak kut teh at Restoran Soon Soon Heng. Fragrant broth aroma, delicious ingredients, and medicinal herbs make a delightful bowl of bak kut teh! 

Location: 3, Jalan Serigala, Taman Abad, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia.

Business Hours: 9:00am – 9:00pm

 

11. Restaurant Soon Chiang Bak Kut Teh (順江肉骨茶)

 

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Bak Kut Teh stores are almost everywhere, but some people really love the one from Restaurant Soon Chiang Bak Kut Teh. The pork belly ingredient tastes very good and complements well with the broth. Also, it will definitely make your stomach full even after several hours.

Location: 41, Jalan Maju, Taman Maju Jaya, 80400 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia

Business Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm; Closed on Mondays

 

12. Bak Cheng Bak Kut Teh 木清肉骨茶

 

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Bak Cheng Bak Kut Teh serves sweet-scented, flavorful, and meaty bak kut teh with yummy ingredients. That is why the place is always filled with customers who want to eat here. So if you are planning a visit, better come earlier~ 

Location: 81, Jalan Harmonium 35/1, Taman Desa Tebrau,81100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 8:00am – 5:30pm; Closed on Thursdays

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