12 Old Food You Can’t Afford to Miss in Muar

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Given that Muar is the royal town in Johor, it is not surprising to know that this town brags about many local foods. Despite the range of new dishes variations that most cafes and restaurants offer, Muar has many old-fashioned foods that are worth tasting.

1. Gee San Bakery

 

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This bakery is one of the most famous traditional coffee shops selling a wide variety of bread including Hainan bread, sweet bread, coconut bread, butter bread, and etc.

Location: 27, Jalan Daud, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm; 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Contact: 014-639 8299

2. Sai Kee Kopi 434 Muar

 

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This coffee shop with an attractive yellow-colored exterior is an absolute must-go when it comes to coffee. As a matter of fact, Sai Kee Kopi 434 has a kind of coffee bean that grow perfectly in Malaysia.

Location: No. 121, Jalan Maharani, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm

Contact: 06-9513046

Official Website: www.kopi434.com

3. 麻坡貪食街 Avenue 4 Muar

 

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Fond of street food? This food stall in Muar offers a range of street food that will surely satiate your cravings—from satay to otak to chicken rice and more.

Location: Jalan Haji Abu, 84000 Muar, Malaysia

Hours: Mon-Sun, 12:00nn – 12:00mn

4. Bentayan Food Centre

 

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Bentayan Hawker Center is one of the largest hawker centers in Muar which has been in business since 1980. This hawker center features about 20 stalls offering a wide variety of food choices wherein the most recommended stuffed tofu, babao ice, wonton noodles, etc.

Location: Jalan Bakri, Taman Sri Emas, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: Mon-Sun, 5:30pm – 11:00pm

5. 阿炳驰名云吞面

 

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In case you find yourself hungry after work, this stall serving handmade noodles (which is personally made by the owner) with special sauce is a perfect way to end the day. Just patient to in waiting, given that there are many customers and the stall is only opened for only two hours.

Location: 115, Jalan Meriam, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: 9:00pm – 11:00pm

6. Straits View Restaurant (海景亚参鱼餐室)

 

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This long-established restaurant is not only known for its Asian ginseng chili fish, but also for its other spicy food like sudong shrimp, stinky beans and more. In case you don’t know, Straits View Restaurant is the best place for the family since the place offers both good food and a great sea view.

Location: PKA 52-A, Parit Jawa Pantai, Parit Jawa 84150

Hours: Tue-Sun, 9:00am – 6:30p

Contact: 06-987 5388

7. 日發鸡饭粒

 

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If you think only Malacca brags about having the best chicken rice then you probably haven’t been to 日發鸡饭粒 in Muar! This restaurant is most recommended for its chicken rice topped with black soy sauce. Despite being in the business for more than 40 years, the restaurant remains the taste of their chicken dish in order to not disappoint the taste buds of its customers.

Location: 119, Jalan Meriam, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: Mon, Wed-Sun, 7:30am – 1:30pm; Closed on Tuesdays

Contact: 06-987 5388

8. 泰國白蒸魚

 

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If you love steamed fish, this restaurant’s Thai white steamed fish is definitely superb, especially for those who love spicy food.

Location: TS 26, Jalan Junid, 84000 Muar, Johor, 84000

Hours: Mon, Wed-Sun, 5:00pm – 12:00mn; Closed on Tuesdays

Contact: 06-951 5095

9. 拉美肉骨茶

 

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One of the must-go places for foodies who want to have a hearty breakfast. The restaurant offers full-flavored bak kut teh which has various ingredients.

Location: 93-5, Jalan Haji Jaib, Taman Seri Bakri 2, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: Mon-Sun, 8:00am – 3:00pm

Contact: 012-617 3308

10. 零食rojak

 

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As the name suggests, this food place is a must-go for its variety of snacks including the all-time favorite of many—rojak!

Location: 185, Jalan Ismail Malaysia, Taman Bakariah, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: Mon, Wed-Sun, 11:00pm – 5:30pm; Closed on Tuesdays

11. 食為福糖水五香

 

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If you don’t know what to have for an afternoon tea, this food place offers much superb food that perfect for afternoon snacks including peanut soup and other desserts.

Location: No. 87, Tingkat Bawah Jalan Meriam, Muar 84000

Hours: Mon-Sun, 12:00nn – 6:00pm

Contact: 012-633 9133

12. 記得食粿條仔

 

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This restaurant established in 2001 is known as an old-fashioned food place which serves flavored soup accompanied by a variety of ingredients such as marinated egg, sausage, pigskin, tofu, roast meat, roast chicken and so on…

Location: 72, Jalan Meriam, Pekan Muar, 84000 Muar, Johor

Hours: Tue-Sun, 9:30am – 6:30pm

Contact: 012-602 0722

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