10 Food Stores in Johor Where You Can Eat Like a Local!

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Food is indeed a universal language, it brings people from different places together! And since then, we’ve featured many different kinds of foods for you to enjoy. Now, be ready as we again give you another set of delectable must-eats, focusing on local cuisines that Johor is known for! Let us explore these 10 food stores located in Johor to eat like a local! 

 

1. Hiap Joo Bakery

 

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Starting with Hiap Joo Bakery, where you can buy traditionally-baked banana cakes! Established in 1919, the bakery hasn’t changed the method of baking their bread, which makes it the favorite of local people. Their customers will always go back to their smooth and sweet banana cakes. After all, it’s 100 years of good food and memories!

Location: 13, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 7:30am – 5:30pm

 

2. Murtabak Majid Special Cheese No.1

 

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Who doesn’t love cheese? The answer is obvious, we all love cheese! Now, you can enjoy your favorite Murtabak rich with cheese at Murtabak Majid Special Cheese No.1! Once you open it with a fork, you will see how generous they are with cheese. This combination is indeed yummy!

Location: No. 38, Lot 5581, Jalan Kurniawan, Kampung Kurnia, 80250 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 12:00pm – 7:00pm

 

3. Seafood Nasi Goreng Daun Pisang, Stulang Laut

 

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Of course, there will always be something for seafood lovers! Enjoy a dinner of delectable seafood dishes such as seafood fried rice, ikan bakar, and sotong bakar, among their cuisines. They serve their dishes wrapped in banana leaves, which gives it an appetizing aroma! It’s the top place to go for seafood cravings since then.

Location: Taman Stulang Laut, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 5:30 pm – 1:00 am

 

4. Restoran Wah Cai

 

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Finger foods are always lovely, they are easy to eat and perfect for a quick snack. Restoran Wah Cai sells finger foods that could be your next favorite, their deep fried durian, and 3-in-1 Chinese cake! The durian filling is deep-fried until it becomes crispy and golden brown. The Chinese cake is filled with yam and sweet potato inside. Treat your stomach with these finger foods! 

Location: 86, Jalan Pahlawan 2, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah (TUTA), Skudai, 81300 Johor Baru

Business Hours: 7:00 am – 4:30 pm

 

5. Restoran Ya Wang

 

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Visit one of the few places serving roasted duck in Johor, Restoran Ya Wang. The store specializes in herbal roasted duck. Their famous dish is tender, flavorful, and meaty! The sauce makes it more mouth-watering. You can also pair it with other dishes such as pork noodles or even plain rice will do. Either way, it is delectable!

Location: 28, Jalan Segget, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 8:00am – 6:00pm

 

6. Bukit Chagar Roti Canai

 

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Enjoy fluffy and sweet roti canai for breakfast at Bukit Chagar Roti Canai! Dip it in different sauces that suite your taste buds. Aside from that, they also serve Nasi Lemak and other local dishes. For more than 20 years, it has been a favorite breakfast choice for many travelers and locals.

Location: 394, Jalan Tengku Azizah, Bukit Chagar, 80300 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 7:00am – 11:00am 

 

7. Salahuddin Bakery

 

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Speaking of breakfast, another store to buy yummy, fresh, and hot bread is in Salahuddin Bakery. For 80 years now, the store serves many different kinds of bread. All you need to do is to choose what to have for the day, then try the other ones on other days! Until now, the store will be out of bread after a few hours because of many people who buy bread from them. 

Location: 26, Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 9:30 am – 6:00 pm 

 

8. Restoran Hua Mui

 

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Have a taste of the goodness of Hainanese Chicken Chop at Restoran Hua Mui. The crispness ann crunchiness of the chicken is just right. Served with green peas, tasty tomatoes, and rich homemade sauce, their main dish is irresistible! 

Location: 131, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm

 

9. Pisang Goreng Mawar

 

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Pisang Goreng Mawar is said to serve the best banana fritters in Johor Bahru. Improve your usual way of eating a banana. Many people from other Asian countries love it more if it’s fried and then they dip in soy sauce. This combination seems weird but Pisang Goreng Mawar is successful in making this dish a favorite of many locals! Try it now!

Location: Sri Gelam, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 11:00 am- 7:00 pm 

 

10. W.W. Laksa House

 

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For our last item, it’s the famous W.W. Laksa House! Every bowl of their popular laksa is generous with ingredients such as fish cakes slices, meat, noodles, and with rich flavorful soup! What makes W.W. Laksa House the best laksa store is that customers can choose the ingredients to add to their bowl of laksa. Make your own combination now!

Location: Jalan Kolam Ayer, 36A& 36A1, Taman Kolam Air, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor

Business Hours: 8:30am- 3:00pm

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