Uncover the Gems of Muar With This 2D1N Travel Guide!

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Planning to go on a 2-day trip in Muar? Aside from a gastronomic adventure, here’s more you need to experience when visiting this awesome town for foodies!

 

Day 1 Big Breakfast!

1. 顺记鸭饭 – 贪食街

 

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This humble restaurant has a long-established reputation of over 50 years in Muar for their incredibly delicious and tender duck meat! They say that this seriously addicting dish becomes more satisfying when paired with hot soup!

 

Location: Jalan Haji Abu, Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 5 PM – 1 PM (Closed on Tuesdays)

 

2. 潮州粿– 贪食街

 

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Another 50-year-old food spot in Muar where you can get luscious pan-fried Teochew Kueh served with luscious glutinous rice cooked the traditional way using bamboo shoots!

 

Location: Jalan Haji Abu

Business Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM

 

3. 乌达炒粿条– 贪食街

 

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This is just one of the many famous stalls in Muar! What makes them so popular is their Udon Fried Kway Teow in which its unique taste can only be found here in Muar!

 

Location: Jalan Ali, Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM (Closed on Tuesdays)

 

4. 亚清粿汁 – Jalan Yahya

The fame of this food is truly undeniable. Its savory sauce complemented by tender and juicy meat makes it one of the best food to try in Muar.

 

Business Hours: 6:30 AM – 11:00 AM

 

5. 亚龙菜头粿 – Jalan Yahya

 

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Did you know? This simple dish has been in Muar for 50 years now! Yep, it seems like foodies can’t get enough of the delectable taste especially when serve sweetened with black soy sauce!

 

Business Hours: 5:30 AM – 11:00 AM (until sold out)

 

6. 阿德水粿 -Jalan Yahya

If you’re looking for the best Chwee Kueh in Muar to eat for breakfast, it is highly recommended to visit this store!

 

Business Hours: 5:30 AM – 11:00 AM

 

7. 阿源曼煎糕 – Jalan Yahya

We always have a soft spot for dessert, and this stall seemingly caught that soft spot of Muar as they have been on the business for 55 years! Fried cake sprinkled with a generous amount of peanut that comes in big serving, delightful overload folks!

 

Business Hours: 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM (until sold out)

 

8. 日发鸡饭粒 – Jalan Meriam

 

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Chicken rice ball is no longer just found in Malacca! This stall in Muar cooks unexpectedly delicious chicken rice ball with tender white chicken drizzled with flavorsome black soy sauce!

 

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

Business Hours: Monday, Wednesday – Sunday 07:30 AM – 13:30 PM (Closed on Tuesdays)

 

9. 才记434大象豆咖啡 – Jalan Maharani

 

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434 coffee shop is no longer new to us! This cafe has been in Muar for many years serving its freshly brewed coffee made from “Elephant” coffee beans which you can now get online via 434 cafe’s official website!

 

Location: no 121, Jalan Maharani, 84000 Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 18:00 PM

 

Take a walk!

 

1. Swing by at Mural Street!

 

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Muar added a new attraction! The “The Loving Sisters” painted by Russian painted Julia Volchkova measures 39 feet in height and 32 feet in width! This lovely art and other truly unique paintings can be found at Mural Street!

 

For more details: https://www.johornow.com/english/8-artistically-beautiful-murals-muar-johor/

 

Time for lunch!

 

1. 汉记Otak

 

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Whether you are craving for this delightful dish or want to buy some giveaways for your family and friends, Otak-Otak at this shop are perfect!

 

Location: Jalan Haji Abu, 84000 Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

 

2. Fried Oyster

 

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Fried Oyster is also the new thing in Muar! Cook with fresh oyster and luscious eggs, this one comes with a fresh and sweet taste with no fishy smell at all!

 

Location: Jalan Haji Abu, 84000 Muar, Johor

Business Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 12 PM – 5 PM (Closed on Mondays)

 

3. 无招牌云吞面

 

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This giant bowl of delicious wonton noodles with surely make one’s stomach full and scream with happiness!

 

Location: Jalan Ali, Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 12 PM – 8 PM

 

4. 亚九沙爹

 

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Would you like to have a bite of Muar’s 50-year-old satay recipe? Sure you do! Freshly marinated pork and chicken presented with Ketupat and special satay sauce!

 

Location: Jalan Haji Abu

Location: 11 AM – 8 PM (Closed on Mondays)

 

5. 庐山茶室海南咖喱鸡

 

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庐山茶室海南咖喱鸡 may look like an economical food stall outside but do not belittle their food! Their best-selling Hainan Curry Chicken attracts a lot of customers for its signature aromatic scent and luscious taste oozing with curry flavor!

 

Location: 33, Jalan Haji Abu, 84000, Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 9 AM – 3 PM

 

Trip Ideal for Family and Friends!

 

1. Oyster Farm

Oyster farming in Muar has been a practice for over 100 years now! And you can experience this century-old practice by joining the tour! This tour allows you to learn about oyster farming and after learning, you can even get your own oyster from the river and eat it on the spot!

 

For interested: 麻坡驿站 -麻坡旅游资讯站

Number of Participants: 10 pax

Time Period: 1 hour

 

What’s for dinner?

 

1. Parit Jawa Roast Fish 麻坡巴冬烧鱼

 

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Parit Jawa Roast Fish is a restaurant known for traditional charcoal-grilled fish with a balanced taste of sourness and spicy! Like what most foodies say, once you had a taste of it, you’ll surely get hooked!

 

Location: 161, Jalan Jabar Parit Jawa, 84150 Muar

Business Hours: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM

 

Day 2

 

Famous Breaky!

 

1. 拉美肉骨茶

 

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If you’ll walk around Muar in the morning and see a queue of people waiting in line, chances are you’re at 拉美肉骨茶! It is a famous breakfast place in Muar notable for its thick and savory Bak Kut Teh!

 

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

Business Hours: Monday – Sunday 8:00 AM – 15:00 PM

 

Children’s Paradise!

 

1. HS Farm Stay

 

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HS Farm Stay is a uniquely designed outdoor farm that provides interactive and learning experience. You can get close to nature, enjoy the fresh air, get in touch with animals, and gain knowledge about preserving, conserving, and to cut down wastage.

 

Location: PTD 4116, Parit Pajar, Jalan Kesang, Kesang, Johor, Malaysia

Business Hours: 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM

 

Lunch: A Happy Tummy!

 

1. 华南茶室叻沙 -Jalan Yahya

 

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This famous stall has been the favorite lunch hub by many in Muar! Laksa for lunch? I can’t see why not!

 

Location: 23 Road Yahya, Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 7:00 AM – 11 AM

 

Afternoon Tea to Relax!

 

1. Cafe 1988

 

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Cafe 1988 is a sister cafe of Vintage 1988 from Petaling Street! If you feel in love with Vintage 1988 look, you’ll surely enjoy this one in Muar! The cafe features handmade desserts with a romantic cozy vibe ambiance!

 

Location: 146, Jalan Dato Haji Hassan, Muar

Business Hours: 12 PM – 11:30 PM (Monday – Friday) ; 9 AM – 11:30 PM (Saturday – Sunday)

 

Exciting Activities!

 

1. Muar Art Gallery

Ignite your and your child’s creativity inside Muar Art Gallery! It is a great way to bond with your little ones and learn new things like the craft of making new toys and many more!

 

Location: 66-4, Jalan Hang Tuah, Taman Khalidi Baru, Jalan Junid, Muar

Business Hours: 10 AM – 11 PM

 

Where to Recharge Yourself?

 

1. MUO Boutique Hotels

For those who want to feel kinda retro, this homestay is the place for you: Mou Boutique Hotel. This vacation spot has a strong local sense brought by the painted postcards hanging on the wall. For guests who want to breathe in some fresh air, Mou Boutique Hotel also has a rooftop garden, where you can choose to stay for a little while admiring the beautiful view of the town.

 

Location: 1 & 1A Jalan Petri, Muar, Johor

Contact Number: 06-952 0000

Website: http://www.muobotique.com/

 

2. PPT Container Hotel

Make your Muar trip more colorful by simply staying at this vibrant three-story container hotel! PPT Container Hotel offers a very spacious, clean and comfortable environment, which is equipped with things that you might need.

 

Location: 41-3, Jalan Bakri, Taman Orkid, Muar City Center, Muar, Johor, Malaysia, 84000

 

3. 1060th Guest House MUAR

A holiday home featuring three pieces of concrete tube rooms with innovative designs. The whole homestay can accommodate 18-24 people, not to mention that it also makes a great venue for birthday parties, weddings, marriage proposals, or even buffets.

Aside from comfy rooms, the 1060th Guest House has also a barbecue area, game area, karaoke room, and all kinds of entertainment and leisure equipment.

 

Location: 322, Jalan Utama 21, Taman Temiang Utama, Jalan Kim Kee, 84000 Muar, Johor

Contact Number: +6011-2114 1215 (Whatsapp or Wechat)

 

Best to Bring Home!

 

1. 阿梅otak

Come and try these appetizing Otak Otak that are made with fresh mackerel fish, prawn or squid wrapped in coconut leaves! These are also complete with spices and coconut milk, making them irresistible!

 

Location: 28-4, Jalan Bentayan, 84000 Muar, Johor

Business Hours: 7 AM – 4 PM

 

2. Mee siput

 

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Mee Siput is one of the many famous local snacks in Muar! Your trip to this humble town is not complete without bringing home one or two of this!

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